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'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer, students, teachers
Trechter named Adviser of the Year at UW-River Falls
Local student shares memories of Italy exchange trip
Teen attack victim making strides, New Richmond mom says
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
crime and courts
Runners rally at BRC meet
Football: Hudson holds onto the jug
Volleyball: Cats lower the boom
Northwoods League makes it official
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
'Come Alive' with Jourdan Hines
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Library Notes: It's time for the Kirby Symes Memorial Run
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/19/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/7/17 Special Meeting of Electors - Budget Approval
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Workshop re: Alternative Revenues
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Council Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 11/6/17, Case No. 17-Cv-202, Laura Kneer
Wayne A. Nelson
Leslie Lee Swenson
Lowell R. Payton
Rachel L. Perry
Melvyn L. Fahning
Viewpoint: Mural offers unintended message
Viewpoint: Sen. Vinehout pleased with committee passage of hemp bill
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Viewpoint: Now is the time; take part in Kinni Corridor charrette
Viewpoint: Audit Committee focused on protecting veterans' care at King
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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
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 14, 2012
Lowered flag honors fire chief
Governor Scott Walker issued an executive order for American flags at state facilities to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday,...
December 14, 2012 - 2:51pm
December 7, 2012
State budget to include more veterans-home nurses
Governor Scott Walker said Thursday, Dec. 6, that his next state budget package will include 25 more full-time nurses at the state Veterans Home in Waupaca County, as well as 58 certified nursing assistants. The Veterans' Affairs Department asked for the additional staffers, after...
December 7, 2012 - 12:15pm
December 6, 2012
Lowered flags remember Pearl Harbor
President Obama issued a proclamation for the U.S. Flag to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, December 7, in observance of National...
December 6, 2012 - 11:15am
November 28, 2012
Brian R. Tolonen
ELMWOOD--Air Force Airman Brian R. Tolonen graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. Tolonen is the...
November 28, 2012 - 8:28am
November 9, 2012
Free lunch honors veterans To honor veterans and their families, the River Falls Family and Consumer Education Foods II and the Connections...
November 9, 2012 - 11:04am
Letter: For Christmas this year, support veterans
The annual Christmas Gift Shop, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 121 River Falls is being held at Freeman's Drug Store from Nov. 2-27 and is again seeking donations of new items for hospitalized veterans at the Minneapolis VA Hospital to give as gifts to their loved...
November 9, 2012 - 8:35am
November 1, 2012
School program salutes veterans
On Monday, Nov. 12, Meyer Middle School will host its fourth annual Veteran's Day program. Last year Principal Mark Chapin estimated that over...
November 1, 2012 - 10:56am
October 31, 2012
Ornaments requested for troops' tribute tree
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and first lady Tonette Walker invite family members of Wisconsin's service members -- past and present, here and...
October 31, 2012 - 12:47pm