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VERDICT: Milberg acquitted on all charges
Nutrition nonprofit promotes healthy eating through local food pantries
Deadline approaching for Most Admired Senior Citizen
Milberg trial: Closing arguments begin this afternoon
State could get $13M to fight heroin, opioids; Walker unsure if he'll speak at RNC; Wisconsin boasting nation's top crops; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Fish rally falls one run short
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Former Wildcat Call drafted in 3rd round by White Sox
Former Wildcat Alex Call drafted by White Sox
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional title game
Skyfall: Man goes for the record, has personal motivation
Four River Falls girls seek Ambassador crown
Crime pays, authors speak at River Falls area winery
Longtime NR leaders, Dr. Craig and Tom Doar, pass
Belinda Jensen makes a cloud
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/5/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/5/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 144)
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/12/16 Town Board Meeting
Bradley Alan Buschette, 48
Coyde Marsh Jr., 77
Patricia Ann Leonard, 74
Preston Orvold, 66
Beverly F. Falteisek, 80
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Featured column: As I See It: Connect the dots: Go green, go sidewalks
Real Estate Showcase
VERDICT: Milberg acquitted on all charges
June 17, 2013
Remembering what this war was all about
Members of the Spring Valley Wisconsin Royalty visited the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 331 Memorial Helicopter on display at the Team...
June 17, 2013 - 9:01am
June 13, 2013
Letter: Veterans are grateful
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 121 of River Falls recognizes Dick's Fresh Market, Family Fresh Foods, and Shopko for space provided us for our Poppy Day, Friday, May 17. We also thank everyone who donated for poppies during the month of May. A special thank you for the young...
opinion / letters
June 13, 2013 - 12:19pm
May 22, 2013
Legion honors veterans on behalf of grateful nation
An honor celebration held May 15 at Kinnic Health and Rehab spotlighted the service of seven veterans living there. Each received a certificate...
health / events
May 22, 2013 - 11:37am
May 20, 2013
Veteran volunteer advocates troop support
River Falls resident and 21-year military veteran Bret VanBlaircom visited the April 23 City Council meeting to offer thanks to the city for...
May 20, 2013 - 10:04am
May 16, 2013
Lawmakers vote to forgive fallen soldiers' taxes
The Wisconsin Senate and Assembly have both voted unanimously to forgive state income taxes for military troops killed in combat. The approval came after the father of a Dodge County soldier killed in Afghanistan said he was shocked that the state would not forgive his son's taxes...
May 16, 2013 - 11:38am
May 14, 2013
Lowered flag honors fallen peace officers
The President of the United States and the Governor of Wisconsin have proclaimed May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 12-18 as Police...
May 14, 2013 - 8:56am
April 12, 2013
Honoring the fallen: Blood, sweat and tears
Anyone knows that running a marathon is grueling, but imagine going up a mountain, through a sand pit in full Army combat gear, all while hauling...
sports / News
April 12, 2013 - 9:00am
March 1, 2013
Movie shows Honor Flight for Wisconsin vets
Honor Flight is a documentary about four living World War II veterans and a Midwest community coming together to give them the trip of a lifetime....
March 1, 2013 - 12:46pm
February 27, 2013
New Legion commander advocates humble service, continued traditions
As the community mourned its late local American Legion commander, Ed Miller, many wondered or asked: Who next will lead the local Fletcher-Pechacek...
February 27, 2013 - 11:36am
January 28, 2013
Rest in peace, Ed Miller
Several sources, including River Falls' American Legion Fletcher Pechacek Post 121, confirm that Ed Miller died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. The Legion...
January 28, 2013 - 9:44am
January 18, 2013
Chippewa veterans' home opens
Wisconsin's third state-run nursing home for veterans was dedicated the afternoon of Jan. 17 in Chippewa Falls. Governor Scott Walker and state Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos appeared at the the ceremony. It took a year-and-a-half to build the $20 million facility, which...
health / business / government
January 18, 2013 - 10:02am
January 14, 2013
War stories wanted; local, national efforts run on parallel track
A small news tip to the Journal led to a discovery: The American Legion wants veterans' war stories. Legion Commander Ed Miller and member...
January 14, 2013 - 10:16am
December 28, 2012
Bond set for husband accused of murdering wife
A $1 million cash bond was set the afternoon of Dec. 27 for Benjamin Sebena, the Iraq War veteran accused of killing his wife, Wauwatosa police officer Jennifer Sebena. The 30-year-old Benjamin, of Menomonee Falls, was charged with first-degree intentional homicide. He's due back...
December 28, 2012 - 10:18am
December 21, 2012
WWII POW left for dead, then rescued; he survived, married, moved to River Falls
By autumn 1944, German leader Adolf Hitler's options were numbered. The Allies continued their march east toward Berlin. Hitler needed to try...
December 21, 2012 - 9:48am
December 20, 2012
Business decorates military family's home
Bridget Relander cried when she got the phone call from Melissa "Missy" Crayford of Christmas Décor telling Relander that her family had been...
December 20, 2012 - 9:42am