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Stifter movin' on: Goodbye university, hello City Hall
Area man worked behind the scenes to 'get things done' at the RNC convention
Russ Feingold to visit River Falls tonight
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
crime and courts
River Falls advances in Legion State Tourney
Rain alters Legion State Tourney schedule
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Weekend Happenings July 29-31
Around River Falls, mid-summer gardens bloom with colorful splashes
Featured photo: Storm
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy "Dodie" Sazama age 75
Frederick "Fritz" Anding, 87
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Real Estate Showcase
May 21, 2008
Ping pong balls not kind to Milwaukee Bucks during draft lottery
Once again, the Milwaukee Bucks left the NBA Draft Lottery in worse shape than they went in. The Bucks fell one place in last night's televised drawing for the top three picks. It means Milwaukee will draft eighth instead of seventh on June 26. The Chicago Bulls won the lottery,...
May 21, 2008 - 9:00am
May 20, 2008
Bucks hope to move to No. 1 in tonight's draft lottery
For the second straight year, the Milwaukee Bucks will have a seat at tonight's (Tuesday) NBA Draft Lottery. Milwaukee has the seventh overall draft pick at the moment and there's a 4.3-percent chance they'll move up to No. 1. It happened three years ago, when the Bucks overcame...
May 20, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Bucks sign assistants including former Indiana head coach
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed the four assistants new coach Scott Skiles wanted. Former Marquette player Jim Boylan will be Skiles' lead assistant just like he was when they were at Chicago and Phoenix. But the one who's raising eyebrows nationally is former Indiana coach Kelvin...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Williams expected to be ready by October for Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks' point guard Mo Williams is expected to make a full recovery by October, after having surgery Thursday on his right thumb. He played most of this past season with ligament damage and did not miss any games as a result. Williams did miss 16 contests with other ailments....
May 9, 2008 - 9:00am
May 5, 2008
Bucks' Yi Jianlian carries Olympic torch
Milwaukee Bucks forward Yi Jianlian carried the Olympic torch Sunday on the South Chinese island of Hainan. After a controversial tour overseas, some Chinese said they were relieved the flame was safely home. Yi was among the first of 208 people carrying the torch along palm-tree-lined...
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Skiles hopes to get deals done on four new Bucks' coaches
Milwaukee Bucks' coach Scott Skiles says he's trying to hire four assistants for his new staff. They include former Marquette guard Jim Boylan, who was Skiles' top assistant at Chicago and went on to the coach the Bulls after Skiles was fired last December. The new coach also...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
Packers rank high in fan satisfaction; Bucks near bottom
The Green Bay Packers have the fourth-highest fan satisfaction of all 122 pro football, baseball, basketball, and hockey teams. That's according to ESPN-The Magazine, which interviewed 80,000 fans for its sixth annual "Ultimate Standings." The Packers rose 19 places from a year...
April 25, 2008 - 9:00am
April 23, 2008
Bogut looks for long-term deal with Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks' center Andrew Bogut will play for his native Australia in the Summer Olympics, but he won't report at least until July 9 -- the first day he's allowed to sign a contract extension with the Bucks. His agent, David Bauman, is pushing for such a deal. Bogut is about...
April 23, 2008 - 9:00am
April 22, 2008
Bucks nab Skiles for head coach post
Scott Skiles signed a four-year, $18 million contract Tuesday to become the new head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. The team introduced its fourth coach in five years, after firing Larry Krystkowiak five days ago. Bucks' General Manager John Hammonds snapped up the 44-year-old...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Bucks cut ties with Krystkowiak; begin search for new coach
Milwaukee Bucks' General Manager John Hammonds says he's looking for a strong leader as the team's new coach. Hammonds fired Larry Krystkowiak Thursday, one day after the Bucks finished their season 26-56. The new general manager told reporters he was already identifying replacements....
April 18, 2008 - 9:00am
April 17, 2008
Bucks coach expected to get pink slip today; team loses final game
Milwaukee Bucks Coach Larry Krystkowiak will meet this morning (Thursday) with new General Manager John Hammond. All indications are that he'll be fired after the Bucks ended a 26-56 season Wednesday night with an overtime loss at Minnesota, 110-101. Krystkowiak was in tears when...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Painful season will end tonight for woeful Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks will close out a dismal season tonight (Wednesday) at Minnesota and some of the players have already packed their bags for far-away destinations. Rookie forward Yi Jianlian will head back to his native China to represent his team in the Summer Olympics in Beijing...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Bucks lose final home game, Krystkowiak expected to be fired
The Milwaukee Bucks lost their home season finale Monday night, 151-35 to the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls shot 67-percent, the highest ever by a Bucks opponent and the 151 points were the third highest against Milwaukee in a regulation game. Both teams scored season-highs and Ramon...
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am
April 14, 2008
Quick decision expected on Bucks' head coach
Milwaukee Bucks' coach Larry Krystkowiak could find out this week if he'll stay with the team next year. He's expected to meet soon with new General Manager John Hammond, who promises a quick decision. Krystkowiak says he'd love to stay, but he'll understand if, "I'm not the guy."...
April 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Mason says Bucks have to stop revolving door
Milwaukee Bucks' forward Desmond Mason says the team's revolving door must close at some point or else they'll never have the chemistry and consistency needed to win. That probably won't be in the cards after this season, though. General Manager Larry Harris was fired recently...
April 11, 2008 - 9:00am