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Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national tractor competition
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 9/28/16 Meeting Notice
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Paige Olson variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Randy Cudd variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/4/16 Public Hearing - Verizon Tower Permit request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Agenda
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Brenda P. Hindman, 56
Anna D. Husfloen, 101
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
June 10, 2013
Memorial installed, dedicated in honor of three sisters
The River Falls Girl Scouts, with the help of other youth groups, raised money to create a stain-glass memorial for the three Schaffhausen girls,...
June 10, 2013 - 7:56am
October 8, 2009
Group wants deputy's memorial moved from courthouse
The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation wants a granite memorial to a fallen sheriff's deputy moved. Jason Zunker was killed last year while he was directing traffic. A black granite marker in his memory is located outside the Chippewa County courthouse. Words Zunker...
October 8, 2009 - 9:00am
September 4, 2009
Chippewa County panel keeps religious inscription on deputy's memorial
A committee in northwest Wisconsin has changed its mind about sandblasting a religious inscription from a courthouse memorial to a fallen sheriff's deputy. The Chippewa County Buildings and Grounds panel did an about-face Thursday, after getting complaints from throughout the country...
September 4, 2009 - 9:00am
August 8, 2008
Their memories will live on
If you walk, bike or drive by the cemetery on East Division Street, you can't miss it. Thanks to plenty of donated labor and materials, work on the Veterans Memorial is going full bore. The aim is to dedicate the site that pays tribute to military service veterans next Memorial ...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
See all the names!
Digging and earthmoving is underway at Greenwood Cemetery where the new veterans memorial is being built. People are invited to stop and watch as the work goes on this year. Money to pay for this project that honors all veterans comes from those who buy engraved paver stones. Those...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 10, 2008
Eau Claire Memorial still alive as state baseball tournament resumes
There will be at least one new champion as the state high school baseball tournament opens today near Appleton. Three of last year's four divisional champions are back. The only one who's not is Johnson Creek in Division 4. Six games are on the docket today (Tuesday) -- all in...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Crandon families upset over anonymous letter
Families of the Crandon shooting victims are upset after getting an anonymous letter that criticized plans to put a memorial at the crime scene. The letter was signed by City of Crandon Taxpayers. It said it's great that the house where Tyler Peterson shot and killed six people...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Safest May since World War II on state highways
Last month was the safest May on Wisconsin highways since World War II. The state Department of Transportation said 47 people were killed in traffic accidents last month, the fewest for May since 33 lost their lives in 1945. It was also 16 fewer than the same month a year ago. Officials...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Officials say weekend storms could have been worse
It could have been a lot worse. That's what state officials say about the severe thunderstorms that hit Wisconsin over the holiday weekend. St. Croix County had golf-ball-sized hail. But a half-hour to the west in Hugo, Minn., a tornado killed a two-year-old and damaged more than...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Gas prices jump 20 cents in one day in some parts of state
Gas prices rose 20 cents a gallon in parts of Wisconsin Thursday, just as folks were getting ready to drive off for the Memorial Day Weekend. Four-dollar fuel, which had been limited to the Milwaukee area, spread into northeast Wisconsin. Marinette had last night's high of $4.17...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Memorial Day events in River Falls area
Monday, May 26, is Memorial Day. The River Falls American Legion Post 121 will visit six cemeteries and present its annual program at Greenwood Cemetery on that day. Events begin with the Legion members' visit to Kinnickinnic Cemetery at 7 a.m.; Mann Valley Cemetery at 7:20 a.m.;...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Editorial: This holiday: Time to reflect, come together
If you stick around town for this three-day weekend, add meaning and reflection to your holiday by attending the parade and Memorial Day program Monday morning. This year's service brings renewed significance. Pastor Kevin Humphrey from Abundant Life Church will bless the newly designated...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Kickoff nears for veterans memorial
Sunday afternoon marks the official launch for building a memorial site at Greenwood Cemetery in the coming year. The kickoff ceremony starts at 1 p.m. and should run just over an hour. Bernie Abrahamson, a veterans memorial project organizer, said people those attending should...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Veterans memorial aims for wide embrace
Attorney Keith Rodli says creating a lasting sanctuary for service veterans at Greenwood Cemetery will be a meaningful lesson in "community." "For me, that's why I'm involved," said Rodli, who oversees the Veterans Memorial Steering Committee. "We live in such divisive times, but...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am