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Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
All about birds: 'Can-do' club posts at DeSanctis
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
Arrests follow interrupted burglary in town of Kinnickinnic
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
RFHS grad running for his life and loving it
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
University’s annual outdoor art exhibition coming soon
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Kenneth L. Lodahl, 77
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
August 18, 2016
You can come pig out for a good cause
The Kinnic Health and Rehab nursing home, 1663 E. Division St., will hold its 7th annual Community Pig Roast Fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. The public is invited for a free meal gathering that includes activities for kids, bouncy house, face painting, silent auction,...
August 18, 2016 - 10:08am
July 20, 2016
River Falls professor shares advanced cancer research
UW-River Falls biology Prof. Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored...
July 20, 2016 - 2:58pm
May 13, 2016
New medical clinic planned for River Falls
Allina Health has announced it has approved plans to construct a 13,500 square foot medical clinic in River Falls. The clinic will be located...
May 13, 2016 - 2:43pm
February 20, 2014
Clinic: Champion of hypertension control
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week recognized nine public and private practices and health systems across the country for success in achieving excellent rates of high blood pressure control. One of those recognized was in River Falls. The 2013 Million...
February 20, 2014 - 10:29am
July 9, 2013
Technicians sue hospital designer and builders
Claiming they have been exposed to excess radiation, four Hudson Hospital & Clinics technologists have filed a lawsuit against the architectural firm that designed the hospital and the construction company that built it 10 years ago. The computed tomography (CT) technicians say quarter-inch...
News/crime and courts
July 9, 2013 - 8:07am
July 18, 2012
Volunteers needed for cancer study
Area residents have the chance to be part of a nationwide cancer study that will help researchers understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle...
July 18, 2012 - 11:35am
October 5, 2009
Several hundred rally at State Capitol to legalize medical marijuana
Several hundred people attended a rally at the State Capitol Sunday for a bill to legalize marijuana to treat serious illnesses. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, and Sen. Jon Erpenbach, D-Waunakee, are sponsoring the measure. It would let patients or caregivers grow small amounts of...
October 5, 2009 - 9:07am
May 15, 2009
RIVER FALLS AREA HOSPITAL Ethan Scott Halvorson was born April 28, 2009, to Jennifer and Scott Halvorson of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Jackie Schaar of River Falls and Joan and Dick Halvorson of Altoona. Brianna Lorraine Schmitz was born April 28, 2009, to Lena...
May 15, 2009 - 1:10am
April 20, 2009
Use of free medical clinics on upswing
Wisconsin's free medical clinics are getting more popular, as more people lose their jobs and their health coverage. About 50 clinics in the state serve low-income and uninsured patients for free. Their coordinator, Linda Smith, said the clinic where she works in Menomonee Falls...
April 20, 2009 - 9:40am
January 19, 2009
Page named head of hospital
Alison Page of River Falls has been named interim CEO of Baldwin Area Medical Center. Her term will run from now until July 15. The decision...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2008
Harvest Moon Barn Dance to benefit free medical and dental clinics
The Kinnickinnic Health Foundation's annual Harvest Moon Barn Dance on Saturday, Oct. 4 will benefit the foundation's newly established "Access to Care Fund." "This fund will support programs that help people in our region access the health care services they need to get and stay...
August 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
RF clinic earns quality award
The River Falls Medical Clinic was recognized by the Buyers Health Care Action Group (BHCAG) for meeting cardiovascular care treatment goals established by the Minnesota Bridges to Excellence (BTE) guiding coalition, a multi-stakeholder group designing the first pay-for-performance...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Swift changes for new doctor
Within a month's time, she changed her job, house, marital status and last name. Dr. Carrie Torgerson began seeing patients at the River Falls Medical Clinic Friday and said she almost doesn't recognize herself when people call for "Dr. Torgerson." She married Kurt Torgerson last...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Been Thinking: What a difference a 'carb' makes
Last week I left the River Falls Medical Clinic with a big smile on my face. I had received the good news that I had reversed a medical condition that my favorite physician, Dr. Bob Johnson, had diagnosed in January: Type 2 diabetes. I was so happy, as was Dr. Johnson. I think he...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Families encouraged to turn off their televisions April 21-27
River Falls Area Hospital encourages local families to take part in National Turn Off The TV Week Monday through Sunday, April 21-27. National Turn Off The TV Week is an annual event that encourages families to turn their televisions off and enjoy more physical activities instead....
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am