Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Council candidates name their top priorities
Wisconsin roundup: State’s jobless rate now at record-low 2.9 percent; more state news stories
Students share why they walked out
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly passes juvenile justice bill, more key votes on tap; more state news stories
Candidates detail priorities at public forum
crime and courts
Falcons shine on spring trip
Honors pile up for gymnasts
Falcon Roundup: Moran, Nielsen All-Americans; Herink named to NABC All-District team
WIAA extends facilities agreement with UW
Youth hoops clinic to feature Lindsay Whalen
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017-18 Budget Adjustments
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 2018 Outfall Reconstruction Project
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/27/18 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/27/18 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF TROY: 4/5/18 Hearing - Proposed Cell Tower (Chinnock Lane)
Harel Chiropractic Welcomes New Acupuncturist
CPA Firm Bauman Associates Promotes Bernie Hull as COO and Director of HR
Momma's Bling Thing opens on Main Street
Feds say no to permit for Michigan mine
WITC-New Richmond Earns Family Friendly Workplace Certification
Place a Business Announcement
Nola Jo Janicki
Rosella Anna Huppert
Stewart A. Lentz
Evan Lyle Hall
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Viewpoint: Giving a voice to people who live with disabilities
Woodworking column: Caveat Emptor
Letters to the editor: Why should children pay the penalty?
Viewpoint: Kinni badminton
From this Perch: Here's to Hope!
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
March 14, 2018
RF students walk out
An estimated 100 or more students participated in a student-led walkout Wednesday, March 14, at River Falls High School. The local walkout was...
March 14, 2018 - 3:32pm
March 12, 2018
Superintendent column: The speed of trust
The School District of River Falls is holding a facility improvement referendum on April 3. School board members know they represent student and taxpayer interests in all their work. If you would like to individually discuss referendum details, I encourage you to contact me or any...
March 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 11, 2018
Superintendent column: District holds referendum information forums
In the coming weeks there will be a wealth of information available to the public related to two School District of River Falls facility referendum questions on the April 3 ballot. Next week an informational brochure will be mailed to all residents which outlines the details of the...
February 11, 2018 - 7:49am
January 14, 2018
Benson column:Montessori is one of 4 RF public elementary schools
The School District of River Falls has four elementary schools—Montessori, Greenwood, Westside, and Rocky Branch. All four are public schools; although the River Falls Public Montessori Elementary (RFPME) is a "charter" school, it should not be confused with other private charter...
January 14, 2018 - 8:00am
October 23, 2017
Viewpoint: District needs the community's input
In February 2015 the School District of River Falls collaborated with 80 citizens to establish the framework for a new five-year District Strategic Plan that became known as "Renewing Our Promise" (2015-20). As part of this vision, our community put forth a call for the establishment...
October 23, 2017 - 2:06pm
October 20, 2017
Local student shares memories of Italy exchange trip
River Falls High School senior Marcus Califf, 18, spent the 2016-17 school year in Lecco, Italy. The son of Bill and Jenny Califf, Marcus plans...
October 20, 2017 - 5:09pm
October 8, 2017
Jamie Benson column: Focus and approach matters
Given the recent debate over professional athletes kneeling during the national anthem, it seems like a good time to share a few observations and to reflect on a few teachable moments to share with our children. First, focus matters and so does the approach. If the NFL player purpose...
October 8, 2017 - 8:24pm
September 29, 2017
RF School Board mourns Manny Kenney
Manville (Manny) Kenney, 66, was fair, kind, intelligent, and respectful. "He was a good husband, and a good father, a good community member,"...
September 29, 2017 - 11:00am
September 10, 2017
Wanted: Focus group participants
The School District of River Falls is in many ways the center of our community's life together. Your children and grandkids attend our schools; community groups regularly use our buildings; you come to our schools for sporting events, concerts, and plays; and many adults attend our...
September 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 29, 2017
River Falls School District bus routes
School is starting Tuesday, Sept. 5 and the River Falls School District's "big yellows" (school busses) will be back on the road, transporting...
August 29, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 28, 2017
Rain delayed SV school repairs
It's been a busy summer of construction at the Spring Valley Middle/High School. The Spring Valley Board of Education heard construction updates Monday, Aug. 21 on the status of the summer facility projects during its regular meeting. "We're running behind schedule in most of the...
August 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 3, 2017
New programs gives kids a taste of travel abroad
Danielle Miller, 17, liked the idea of going on an exchange trip, but wasn't sure if she wanted to commit to a year-long exchange. "Then I found...
August 3, 2017 - 5:00am
July 19, 2017
Superintendent's Corner: High School facility under repair
During the fall of 2016, staff at the River Falls High School began to notice leaks in the piping serving the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. Since that time, more than 150 leaks throughout the HVAC piping system have occurred, along with resulting problems...
July 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 24, 2017
Greenwood named National School of Character
Greenwood Elementary was recently named a 2017 National School of Character. According to a news release from character.org, a nonprofit that...
June 24, 2017 - 5:00am
May 15, 2017
'Kindness Rocks' at Rocky Branch
Rocks are everywhere, small, large, grey, brown, earth colors. Most rocks blend into their surroundings, and are given little thought. But soon,...
May 15, 2017 - 2:33pm