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River Falls Journal
Pierce County Sheriff’s Blotter: Chants in the night, GPS sends semi into yard, dad gets 6th OWI picking up child from baseball
Police Beat: Giant M&M disappears, officer takes bite to the thigh
UPDATE: Capsized kayaker rescued from Lower Kinni by airboat
UPDATE: Walker backs away from changes to open records law but is mum on his role; Budget measure’s wording similar to recent documents from governor and DOA
UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
crime and courts
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Wildcats’ historic baseball season ends in extra innings
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional championship
Wildcats sectional baseball champs
New family winery in River Falls featured on Spectrum West July 6
Gear up for ‘Cruisin for a Cause” on July 18
Featured photo: Monarch butterflies
Registration open for ‘Paddle with a Ranger’
Minnesota Orchestra performs free outdoor concert in Hudson
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
AD FOR BIDS: St Croix County Health Center Additions/ Renovation
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/9/15 Special Meeting - Board Candidates
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/6/15 Hearing and Town Board Meeting
Florence J.(McMillen) Anderson-Trowbridge, 89
LaVern Allen Rodewald, 76
Beverly Thompson, 86
Daryl Albert Feyereisen, 75
Beverly Ruth Thompson, 86
Days Gone By: Elixirs, liniments, and pain relievers
Featured column: My gardening career: From potato bugs to soil fungus
Days Gone By: Sugar -- once a thriving business, until tragedy struck
Ready for a summer of experiences
Get Out! Deals
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...
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...
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...
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