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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
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
Real Estate Showcase
April 17, 2012
Free airplane rides for youth on May 19 in Red Wing
EAA Chapter 1518, located at the Red Wing Regional Airport, will be holding the "International Learn to Fly Day" sponsored by the Experimental...
April 17, 2012 - 8:10am
April 13, 2012
New St. Croix bridge to finish sooner than first planned
The new four-lane bridge over the Saint Croix River near Hudson will be completed a year earlier than expected. That's what Minnesota transportation officials told city officials in Oak Park Heights, where the new structure will be connected to the highway 36 roadway into the Twin...
April 13, 2012 - 2:31pm
First female chancellor at UM-Morris to speak on 'women who lead'
Chancellor Jacqueline Johnson of UM-Morris, will be the guest speaker at the Ann Lydecker Lecture Series on Thursday, April 26, at UW-River Falls....
April 13, 2012 - 12:23pm
March 23, 2012
Walker, Dayton celebrate bridge effort
The weather matched the mood, as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker met in Stillwater, Minn. for a joint press conference...
March 23, 2012 - 5:30pm
March 18, 2012
Gateway Corridor I-94 study winds down
Traffic along Interstate 94 from Wisconsin to Minnesota and vice versa is experiencing a steady increase in volume as population spikes on both...
March 18, 2012 - 9:55am
March 3, 2012
WE DID IT: Stillwater bridge backers celebrate
Supporters of a proposed new bridge across the St. Croix River gathered to celebrate Saturday morning in Stillwater, Minn. The U.S. House of...
March 3, 2012 - 12:29pm
March 2, 2012
St. Croix River bridge backers gathering for celebration Saturday
Backers of a new bridge over the St. Croix River will get a chance to celebrate recent successes at an event planned for Saturday. U.S. Sen....
March 2, 2012 - 3:50pm
March 1, 2012
Proposed St. Croix River Crossing gets important U.S. House approval
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 339-80 on Thursday morning to exempt the proposed new St. Croix River Crossing project from the restrictions...
March 1, 2012 - 10:33am
February 29, 2012
Lawmakers agree to restore tax reciprocity
Wisconsin and Minnesota officials say they've reached an agreement-in-principle to restore income tax reciprocity - which lets people who live...
February 29, 2012 - 12:14pm
February 22, 2012
Bachmann pledges to continue work on new bridge
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she will continue efforts to build a new bridge linking Minnesota and Wisconsin even though newly drawn congressional districts mean she no longer represents the area where the bridge would be built. "I have committed to building this bridge,"...
February 22, 2012 - 11:45am
February 10, 2012
Benefit to be held for family of Lake City officer Schneider
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Over 100 musicians will perform next weekend at a festival in Rochester -- and all of the proceeds will help the children of a Lake City police officer killed in the line of duty. Iraq War veteran Alan Sylte Jr. of Hager City shot officer Shawn Schneider during...
February 10, 2012 - 11:19am
February 8, 2012
Plant spokeswoman says radioactive water leaks at Minnesota's Prairie Island nuclear plant pose "no risk"
Nearly 4,000 gallons of water containing "small amounts" of tritium and "trace amounts" of other chemicals have been released by Prairie Island nuclear plant since November, plant spokeswoman Mary Sandok said Wednesday. The most recent leak, occurring when 27 gallons of water that...
February 8, 2012 - 11:52am
February 2, 2012
Woman remains critical after her vehicle collides with squad car
A woman from the town of Clifton, Lidia Pavitova, 28, was driving in St. Paul Monday, Jan. 30, about 4:40 p.m. when her car collided with a police squad car at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Ayd Mill Road. Spokesman for the St. Paul Police Department Howie Padilla said the...
February 2, 2012 - 4:40pm
January 26, 2012
Senator says: Finally, the forces of reason and progress are coming together
If you pay attention to the news from Washington, D.C., you might believe that Republicans and Democrats can't agree on anything. But I went...
January 26, 2012 - 3:21pm
Johnson sworn in as Duluth officer
Ian Johnson, son of Doug and Michelle Johnson of River Falls, was sworn in on Jan. 12 as an officer for the City of Duluth Police Department...
January 26, 2012 - 9:58am