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River Falls Journal
Congressman Kind: Cancel August recess, fix Highway Trust Fund
Heat advisory issued for the region; officials urge checking on neighbors at risk
UW-RF expert: Awareness, fast response helped contain deadly horse virus
Shoplifter can run but she can’t hide
Naked truth: It happens when police confront home intruder
crime and courts
Wild Side: Monarchs are in trouble; give them milkweed
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Weekend Happenings: July 18-20
RFAH recognized nationally
What they did was root out RF Days medallion
Still going strong
His burden has lifted, his long locks shorn
arts and entertainment
William L. Stoetzel, 70
Clyde Gunsallus, 90
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
Jeffrey L. Johnson, 52
Ronald A. Shafer, 77
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: July & August, 2014 Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
Days Gone By: 1974 Girl Scouts
September 2, 2011
FINAL: 'Cats fall to Rice Lake, 42-28
River Falls came within striking distance of a tie-game repeatedly Friday but couldn't overcome the offensive strength of a Rice Lake Warrior squad that -- despite losing its quarterback with a shoulder injury before the half -- bulldozed six touchdowns to the Wildcats four. It took...
September 2, 2011 - 8:02pm
August 11, 2010
Pierce County Health department issues health and safety precautions for flood
The Pierce County Public Health Department officials are urging victims of the recent flooding to take the following health and safety precautions. The Department recommends that if you have a private well that has been submerged by flood waters, do not drink the water. Wait until...
news / health
August 11, 2010 - 1:24pm
July 14, 2010
Storms hits Hammond area hard
Shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14, a storm hit and caused substantial damage to a newer housing development about a mile northwest...
July 14, 2010 - 12:34pm
July 2, 2010
KRLT achieves protection for Quarry Road acreage
The Kinnickinnic River Land Trust reached its challenging goal of raising $1.2 million to acquire the 112.8-acre site along Quarry Road, once...
outdoors / news
July 2, 2010 - 9:47am
Kinni access granted; upgrades come to riverside near swinging gate
A $54,000 gift left to the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust by the late Stephen Budd resulted in access improvements near the river at the spot...
July 2, 2010 - 9:28am
July 1, 2010
Hail, rains damage crops
While official damage estimates aren't available, crops in a wide swath of western Pierce County were damaged by hail, strong winds and heavy rains Friday June 25. According to preliminary reports, hundreds of acres of Pierce County cropland had significant damage and thousands of...
July 1, 2010 - 11:52am
Tents transform the terrain
Preparations for the July 20-22 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days outside River Falls shifted to high gear this past week with the arrival of tent-erection...
July 1, 2010 - 11:10am
UPDATED: Ellsworth area pair unhurt after twister flips vehicle
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE--Dan Hines and Jessica Lansing were originally going to spend the night of June 25 going to River Falls for supper. Instead,...
July 1, 2010 - 8:09am
June 30, 2010
Car crash kills Elmwood woman, two others
Jessica L. Hartung, 20, was among three young women killed when their car left the road, became airborne, hit a clump of trees and overturned in Richland County. Along with Hartung, Amanda M. Newman, 19, of Elk Mound and Jessica N. Dull, 19, of Richland Center were pronounced dead...
June 30, 2010 - 11:56am
10-digit dialing comes soon
River Falls and the northern half of the state will be the first Wisconsinites to start using a new area-code phone procedure. Called an "overlay," it involves adding a second area code to a region now assigned the prefix 715. The additional will be 534. According to Wisconsin Public...
June 30, 2010 - 10:53am
Kwik Trip reaches go time
After first announcing the news about two years ago, the La Crosse-based Kwik Trip corporation began moving dirt at the north Main Street site...
June 30, 2010 - 10:50am
Smokers go outside as tobacco ban comes in
Love it or hate it, Monday, July 5, marks the end of most indoor smoking in Wisconsin. Some call it the "smoking ban," the "clean air act,"...
June 30, 2010 - 10:35am
Local BP stations see level sales
Co-owner of the two BP Amoco stations in River Falls, Bob Michels, said June 21, "Our sales have been real consistent." Despite all the talk...
June 30, 2010 - 10:31am
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
June 25, 2010
Sir/Ma'am, may I see your insurance card?
On a recent Sunday evening the 29-year-old St. Paul man said he was heading home from drinking at a Beldenville bar. What he couldn't explain...
crime and courts / government
June 25, 2010 - 10:35am