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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
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June 17, 2008
Former Hudson students say "sorry"
Six former Hudson High School students apologized before the school board Monday night for their vandalism acts at area schools last June that deliberately implicated River Falls kids. The former students read or gave variations on apologies and then left.
June 17, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Their hard work, good efforts all add up
They were selected by their teachers for a high level of achievement in mathematics. Teachers making the student selections were Sue Popelka and George Baumgartner. Criteria for nominations included: Effort and attitude that was consistently positive Showing marked improvement...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Members of the Class of 2008 toss their mortarboards into the air in a traditional celebration at the end of the River Falls High School and Renaissance Academy commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon. Two hundred seventy graduates received their diplomas before a full house in the...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Three Cats named All-BRC baseball
Three members of the Wildcat baseball team have been named to 2008 All-Big Rivers Conference teams. Senior Jay Slick was named to the 12-player All-BRC First Team and sophomore Marty Herum was selected to the 13-player Second Team while junior Sam Witt was one of 15 players who earned...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Catholic high school plan is on hold
There are still plans to build a Catholic high school in western Wisconsin, but the plan is basically on hold as supporters deal with the economy and other issues that must be in place before a school can be built. "It's still a matter of 'when,' but now is not the time," said Chad...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Scientific studies reveal their scholastic accomplishments
Luke Johnson, the son of Matt and Stephanie Johnson, and Kaitlyn Florer, the daughter of Tom and Sue Florer, share the honor of being named May's Students of the Month at the high school. They were selected by their teachers for a high level of achievement in science.
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Students 'scrub' clean donated computers
A small group of high school students tapped into their technological talents to complete a challenging computer project. Business education teacher Chris Silver said the students who've been working on a project to clean and recondition 20 donated computers, learned many lessons...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Joseph resigns as Wildcat hockey coach
Jim Joseph, who guided the Wildcat hockey team to within one game of a state tournament berth this season, has announced he is stepping down as head coach at River Falls High School to accept the same position at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Joseph informed his...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Acing the big one!
The Wisconsin ACT State Organization last week recognized 14 state high schools for having one or more students in the class of 2007 earning a perfect composite score of 36 on the ACT college admissions exam. River Fall High School was one of the 14. The student who earned the perfect...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
Final Pops Concert this week
The River Falls Band program presents its final concert of the year this Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The annual Pops Concert features all three concert bands and 3 jazz bands playing popular music in a casual dinner or dessert setting in the High School...
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
Days Gone By: All about proms
Editor's Note:The following high school "prom news" from over the years gives an interesting history of the event. In the beginning it consisted of a dinner or luncheon put on by the junior class honoring the seniors, usually held in the high school itself, with the dance following...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
No lack of words to describe these English achievers
Alex Larson, the son of Keith and Julie Larson; and Emily Genco, the daughter of Vic and Ginny Genco, share the honor of being named April's Students of the Month at the high school.
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
High School Royalty
The prom, with the theme "Hollywood Nights," will be held Saturday, April 26. The annual Grand March will begin at 7 p.m., concluding with the coronation of a king and queen. The dance will then follow and continue until midnight. Doors will open to the public at 6 p.m. Tickets...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Seniors get green light for early getaway
While the open high school tradition may be on the endangered list, another tradition survives. Monday night the school board OK'd an early release date for this year's seniors. The last day for high school seniors will be Tuesday, June 3. They will be expected to show for a Friday...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am