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Stifter movin' on: Goodbye university, hello City Hall
Area man worked behind the scenes to 'get things done' at the RNC convention
Russ Feingold to visit River Falls tonight
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
crime and courts
River Falls advances in Legion State Tourney
Rain alters Legion State Tourney schedule
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Weekend Happenings July 29-31
Around River Falls, mid-summer gardens bloom with colorful splashes
Featured photo: Storm
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy "Dodie" Sazama age 75
Frederick "Fritz" Anding, 87
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Real Estate Showcase
January 29, 2016
River Falls School District responds to racism charge over new name
Naming rights for Meyer Middle School’s refurbished fitness room sparked a backlash on social media. The new name, a long one, was “Roger T. White Pride Fitness Room as presented by RCU” (Royal Credit Union.) The River Falls Journal this week carried the story in print and online....
January 29, 2016 - 2:17pm
January 28, 2016
School district’s Character Ed posters and more meant to inspire River Falls
Character Education has been an intentional effort to put positive goals in front of students for about six years in River Falls. “It’s...
January 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
January 27, 2016
Featured photos: Snow Forts
In these featured photos, kids from Westside Elementary enjoy snow forts on the playground at recess. For a chance to have your photo or video...
Life/arts and entertainment
January 27, 2016 - 2:51pm
January 23, 2016
Featured letter: Feb. 2 – You won’t want to miss this
It was great to read the Journal article the first of the New Year about James Bohn with details about his background here in River Falls and his current position of being the National Anthem singer for all home Minnesota Wild games. As well, it was interesting to read Josh Eidem’s...
January 23, 2016 - 6:00am
January 21, 2016
At Westside School, they stand for health and better learning
Teachers at Westside Elementary School can forget about saying “everyone sit down” because not everyone will be sitting. Thanks to 15 new...
January 21, 2016 - 6:00am
December 23, 2015
RFHS French exchange student: From burgers to car show, he’s getting the American experience
River Falls High School exchange student Damien Beauge enjoyed his first American Thanksgiving this year. Now he’s looking forward to the next...
December 23, 2015 - 6:00am
December 11, 2015
River Falls high schooler overcomes early criticism, builds investment portfolio website
Senior year in high school can get pretty busy -- school, homework, sports, and other extracurriculars, not to mention after-school jobs. Like...
December 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
December 4, 2015
NEW UPDATE: Police still looking for mystery van by schools
A suspicious minivan reported outside two River Falls schools this week still hasn’t been found. Around 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, a suspicious minivan was seen by a parent as it idled near the front of the Greenwood Elementary School’s old entrance on Eighth Street. The grayish/silver...
News/crime and courts
December 4, 2015 - 12:24pm
Champion’s heart: Westside 3rd grader meets Olympic hero
Westside Elementary School third grader Auden Pankonin aspires to be a champion. That desire helped him meet one less than two weeks ago. Pankonin’s...
December 4, 2015 - 7:00am
December 1, 2015
'Do you want to build a snowman?'
While the recent precipitation has had some adults grumbling, some people were very happy to see the snow. Particularly children enjoying their...
Life/arts and entertainment
December 1, 2015 - 10:54am
November 20, 2015
These young techies save the day, or at least your computers
Think of the Student Tech Team at the River Falls High School as a teenage version of the Geek Squad from Best Buy. The Geek Squad drives...
November 20, 2015 - 6:00am
November 12, 2015
New app: Greenwood school uses Plicker so students learn quicker
For a few years now in the River Falls School district, Chrome Books have been handed to middle and high school students and Smart Boards replaced...
November 12, 2015 - 6:00am
November 11, 2015
MMS honors veterans
River Falls's Meyer Middle School honored veterans and thanked them for their service in it's annual Veteran's Day program held Wednesday, Nov....
November 11, 2015 - 4:57pm
October 26, 2015
River Falls School District tax levy hike approved
A just-passed new tax levy by the River Falls School board will increase the school portion of area property taxes by 8.8%. Finance Director Chad Smurawa said the steep tax levy jump for the River Falls School District – largest in six years – is due mainly to property values...
October 26, 2015 - 4:00pm
October 17, 2015
Come have a look at Public Montessori’s new look inside
After spending more than $30,000 on renovations to the River Falls Academy building, the school district’s Public Montessori Elementary School,...
October 17, 2015 - 6:00am