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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
Real Estate Showcase
March 18, 2015
Featured photo: Dog in the window
This week's photo was taken by Cheryl Maplethorpeof a dog looking out the window of its Division Street home. The dog is named Nasika and owned...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 18, 2015 - 1:54pm
February 13, 2015
Featured column: Space, the final frontier: To boldly go through subtraction
Let’s face it, most of us end up as hoarders. Call it a work in progress, a lifelong habit. We buy and buy and accumulate more and more....
February 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
January 31, 2015
Habitat welcomes two more to Eco Village
There’s no place like home, repeats Dorothy Gale. But outside the dreamland of Oz, it takes more than just clicking your heels to get your...
January 31, 2015 - 6:00am
January 30, 2015
Rural River Falls vehicular blaze quickly put out
A fire on-board a skid-steer loader being used with some fence-line clean up was snuffed out by a St. Croix County sheriff's deputy before 9...
January 30, 2015 - 10:45am
October 31, 2014
Odd/Even parking starts Nov. 1
River Falls residents may soon have to pay attention to where they park. City law requires odd/even parking on all city streets, every night between Nov. 1 and March 31, between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m., unless other "no parking" regulations are in effect. Odd/even parking means vehicles...
October 31, 2014 - 2:22pm
October 11, 2014
Designer Doors of River Falls: Revived, full speed ahead
When Kent Forsland sold his company Designer Doors to his employees in 2006, and retired in 2008, he thought he’d shut the door on his time...
October 11, 2014 - 5:00am
August 25, 2014
Parking permits needed for some streets near UWRF
The city of River Falls Residential Parking law goes into effect Sept. 1 and last through May 31 for Zones A and B. Zones A and B will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. These two zones – north of East Cascade Avenue -- require...
August 25, 2014 - 6:00am
August 20, 2014
Troy woman warns about reckless driving
At the Aug. 14 town of Troy meeting, resident Lisa Smith, 649 Tribute Parkway, expressed concern about drivers chronically speeding through her neighborhood. Smith said most drivers going “45 miles per hour or higher” live within the neighborhood. Smith, who said she...
August 20, 2014 - 8:48am
July 28, 2014
Noted local family reunites for a special anniversary
Dreams were made and memories relived as grandchildren of Roy and Clara Alton reunited in River Falls last weekend, July 19-20, with one family...
July 28, 2014 - 11:34am
July 17, 2014
Not everyone is happy, but Clifton winery gets liquor license
More than two-dozen residents sat elbow-to-elbow waiting July 1 to hear the Clifton Town Board’s decision regarding Shannon and Angela Zimmerman’s -- owners of Bellevinez Winery, LLC -- application for a Class B liquor license specific to wineries. Most of these residents attended...
July 17, 2014 - 9:35am
July 9, 2014
Video takes 'One Minute' to explain RFMU automatic bill pay
People may not normally look to YouTube as a major source of city news, but River Falls Utility Director Kevin Westhuis and Communications Coordinator Dawn Wills are making an effort to change that for River Falls residents. Westhuis and Wills have launched a sereis of short "One...
July 9, 2014 - 12:31pm
June 20, 2014
Ancient tree falls but memories it evokes linger
Fancy, elaborate homes are not for Kim Way. What she wanted when she bought her house 24 years ago was a little piece of history -- and that’s...
June 20, 2014 - 7:00am
June 13, 2014
Website: The place to air not-so-neighborly grievances?
The Town of River Falls has received a flurry of complaints about its website. While questions and comments are encouraged, Town Board members now find the website has become a place for residents to air frustrations about neighbors. At its June 2 regular meeting, the board...
June 13, 2014 - 8:00am