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River Falls Journal
City moves forward with Hoffman Park safe room plans
Two Wisconsin National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan
Open house to show off Kinnic Health and Rehab's new look
UPDATE: Snowmobilier injured in Sunday crash identified
Students of the month selected at middle school
crime and courts
Champs at Colfax
Wild Side: Strange but familiar forms of water
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
Falcon women win WIAC hockey title
Wildcat gymnasts place third at state
Spring Gala to support our animal friends
RF Ambasaadors seeking 2014 candidates
Signs of spring
Heating bills lighten wallets; help is available
arts and entertainment
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Edythe L. Benedict, 100
Bernard Sherman Grant, 95
Dorothy M. Owen, 94
Editorial: Sign of spring? Or something else?
Letter: All aspects of young coach point to the word: Winner
Editorial: Helping to shape, define our community
Letter: Won’t forget your generosity
Editorial: Punishment should fit messes left behind
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/27/14 Hearing - Kristine Levine, Variance
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/14 Hydroelectric Project Relicensing Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/17/14 Planning Commission Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/12/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/17/14 Town Board Meeting
Home and Garden
July 15, 2011
Lovely tall grass, flowers need mowing
A Clifton couple, Paul Tiger and Kim Rogers, came to the July Clifton Town Board meeting to express dismay and bewilderment over their ditch being mowed where they had hand planted native prairie grasses and flowers. Tiger and Rogers, W12019 742nd Ave., said they had placed the...
July 15, 2011 - 9:15am
May 29, 2011
Container gardening set for June 2
Learn about composting, and growing vegetables and flowers in pots from Master Gardener Colleen Gifford at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, in the...
May 29, 2011 - 10:15am
May 27, 2011
Eastern Star plans garage/plant sale, salad luncheon
The Ellsworth Chapter of the Eastern Star will host a garage and plant sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....
May 27, 2011 - 2:16pm
May 26, 2011
What is that glob of bees in my garden?
A swarm of honeybees is a familiar sight in the spring and summer. There is no telling where a swarm might land. It could land on any convenient...
outdoors / life
May 26, 2011 - 1:20pm
May 6, 2011
You're invited to learn about birding May 14
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club is sponsoring a day of activities to celebrate the spring bird migration. The day starts at 8 a.m. at Glen Park, where Mike Middleton and Mike Elling will lead a two-hour birding walk. At 1 p.m. there will be a program on long distance bird migration,...
outdoors / life
May 6, 2011 - 3:57pm
Great River Road Center lists May events
The Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center will include these programs during the month of May: Senior Gathering Council at 10 a.m. Wednesday,...
May 6, 2011 - 9:30am
May 2, 2011
Annual plant sale this Saturday
The River Falls Garden Club will hold its annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 7, at the National Guard Armory, 815 W. Division St. The event will offer thousands of annuals and perennials, which include native plants for sun and shade, annuals grown by the UW-River...
May 2, 2011 - 9:50am
April 14, 2011
How does your compost grow? Find out April 26
Student Compost Manager Max Hart, will be conducting a compost education seminar from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at Lab Farm #2, 129 South Glover Rd. The session will be about how compost will give people the advantage in the garden, flower beds or the lawn. He will talk about...
April 14, 2011 - 9:01am
March 24, 2011
Workshops offered on pruning and grafting fruit trees April 4
The UW-Extension will offer two workshops, one in Spring Valley and one in Ellsworth; both on Monday, April 4. Dr. Robert Tomesh, horticulture specialist, will present a fruit pruning workshop from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Maple Leaf Orchard in Spring Valley. The workshop will teach persons...
March 24, 2011 - 11:05am
March 23, 2011
Register for vegetable class by Monday
Nothing is fresher and healthier than produce grown in your own back yard. Packed with vitamins and plenty of self-satisfaction, home grown...
March 23, 2011 - 2:11pm
Cheese Curd Festival organizers seek crafters
The 2011 Cheese Curd Festival, to be held in Ellsworth the last weekend in June, is looking for craft vendors for the Craft, Flea Market and...
March 23, 2011 - 2:03pm
March 17, 2011
Mechanic shop enthusiasts gather
The Mechanic Shop Enthusiasts Vehicle Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the upstairs dining room of the Muddy Waters Bar and Grill, 231 Broad St. N. in Prescott. The goal of the club is to perpetuate the hobby of working on, maintaining and driving mechanical vehicles...
March 17, 2011 - 1:15pm
Grow to Share will serve breakfast March 20
The local Grow to Share group will host a pancake breakfast to raise money for community garden projects from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at the Moose Lodge. Pancakes, French toast, sausage, coffee and milk will be served for a donation of $6 from adults; $5 from seniors and...
food / events / life
March 17, 2011 - 12:48pm
February 13, 2011
House holds slice of River Falls history; homeowners to be recognized
The two-story wood-shingled house at Fourth and Maple streets reaches its 100th birthday next year, but its owners -- Dick and Sue Beckham --...
February 13, 2011 - 7:00am
January 5, 2011
Wisconsinites sign up for pesticide-use notification
Almost a-thousand Wisconsinites get advance notice when their neighbors are about to have pesticides applied to their lawns, shrubs, and trees. The state Agriculture Department keeps a list in which homeowners apply each year to get notifications. This year's deadline to register...
January 5, 2011 - 12:20pm