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River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
November 7, 2013
Duffy to host Veteran History workshop, will train volunteers
U.S. Congressman Sean Duffy is hosting a Veteran History Project workshop to train volunteers to preserve personal accounts of veterans...
November 7, 2013 - 10:12am
Kudos for county vets office
The St. Croix County Veterans’ Service Office was scheduled for special recognition by the board of supervisors at its November meeting Tuesday...
November 7, 2013 - 9:40am
July 24, 2013
'Honor Flight" movie tickets available now
To see "Honor Flight" at Hudson 12 Theater 65 tickets must be purchased by Aug. 11.
Life/arts and entertainment
July 24, 2013 - 3:51pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
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