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River Falls Journal
University broadens scope, launches exchange with Mexican univeristy
Gas prices creep down in time for the Fourth; funds deployed for voter ID awareness; Xcel to hand out refunds to Wis. customers; nine more state news stories
Maiden Rock woman found dead at Pierce County crash scene
National EMS Memorial Bike Ride stops in RF
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Fish rally falls one run short
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Former Wildcat Call drafted in 3rd round by White Sox
Former Wildcat Alex Call drafted by White Sox
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional title game
Battle for No. 1 burger is all for good cause
Four River Falls girls seek Ambassador crown
Crime pays, authors speak at River Falls area winery
Skyfall: Man goes for the record, has personal motivation
Longtime NR leaders, Dr. Craig and Tom Doar, pass
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/5/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/5/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 144)
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/12/16 Town Board Meeting
Bradley Alan Buschette, 48
Coyde Marsh Jr., 77
Patricia Ann Leonard, 74
Preston Orvold, 66
Beverly F. Falteisek, 80
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Featured column: As I See It: Connect the dots: Go green, go sidewalks
Real Estate Showcase
January 9, 2015
Hey kids, slam dunk contest coming up
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2015 Knights of Columbus International Free...
sports / amateur
January 9, 2015 - 8:44am
December 21, 2012
District bus drivers new contract is settled
Monday night, Dec. 17, the school board approved a new one-year contract for the district's 47 bus drivers. The pact is effective retroactively...
education / government
December 21, 2012 - 9:46am
October 7, 2011
Band steps, plays its way to victory
The River Falls High School Marching Wildcats took two firsts and all caption awards, including Best Musical Performance, Best Visual Show, Best...
October 7, 2011 - 9:35am
August 11, 2011
River Falls school referendum II: This time, multiple choice
At a special meeting last week, River Falls School Board members quickly concluded that with a few "tweaks" they could turn defeat into victory by holding a slightly revised referendum format in November. Last April, by a narrow margin (51.7%-48.3%), school district voters rejected...
education / government
August 11, 2011 - 10:02am
High school students float their 'boats' for science
High school science teacher Kristi Graetz has a unique method of teaching the principles of buoyancy to ninth grade general science honor students. Graetz...
June 11, 2011 - 9:00am
April 13, 2011
NFL lockout kills Packer-basketball fundraiser
Event organizer Julie Larson says she's disappointed to report that the National Football League's lockout forces the River Falls High School...
education / sports
April 13, 2011 - 12:11pm
April 11, 2011
Singers earn stately honors
Submitted photo From left to right are high school choir students Brian Erdrich, Julia Langlois and Alex Haskins. The three have been selected...
April 11, 2011 - 10:49am
March 23, 2011
Packers change date of senior party fundraiser
Julie Larson received an e-mail early this month that would make any event organizer cringe. A representative of the Green Bay Packers told...
arts and entertainment / events / Life
March 23, 2011 - 3:40pm
March 14, 2011
Students 'retreat' to learn kindness
Youth Frontiers, Inc., a Minneapolis-based character education organization, had its program staff on hand at Westside Elementary School Friday...
March 14, 2011 - 9:19am
February 28, 2011
Bracelets bear reminder
The High School mentorship group Connecting ALL Together Socially (CATS) and the Kinnickinnic Kids Special Olympics partnered together as sponsors...
education / News
February 28, 2011 - 10:09am
February 25, 2011
Teens ace Japanese competition
Three River Falls High School juniors joined in the Feb. 19 Japanese Language and Culture Competition at the Normandale Community College in...
February 25, 2011 - 10:12am
February 21, 2011
School board postpones decision on 4-year-old kindergarten
On Jan. 17 the River Falls Board of Education postponed a decision on 4-year-old kindergarten/preschool until state funding for 2011-2013 biennium is known. Based on school funding and additional research and information, the board will continue to discuss possible implementation...
February 21, 2011 - 9:47am
February 17, 2011
Rally chants: "Kill the bill!"
Protestors packed into the Falcon's Nest at the UW-River Falls University Center the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 16 for an hour-long protest...
government / education / politics
February 17, 2011 - 11:17am
February 10, 2011
Small quiz-bowl team makes big impression
A group of four senior boys at the high school has been answering the "call of the questions" as a somewhat unrefined Quiz Bowl team and doing...
education / News
February 10, 2011 - 11:30am
February 4, 2011
Dance team advances to state
"We perform at the halftime shows of the (home) basketball games, both boys' and girls'," said dance-team coach Melissa Moser, who also teaches...
sports / education
February 4, 2011 - 10:51am