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River Falls Journal
Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Harsdorf votes with majority for ‘Right to Work’
Council candidates sound off in public forum
crime and courts
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
Weekend Happenings, Feb.27 - March1
Parents, kids: Come join Dr. Seuss party at River Falls library
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Glen Park Bridge Rail Panels
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./16/15 Public Hearing re: Moody Rezone Request
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./5/15 Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Sonja C. Johnson
Dylan J. Denk, 22
Annette Blanchette, 77
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
Get Out! Deals
August 8, 2012
Ragnar Relay Aug. 17-18 from Winona to Mpls.
Ragnar Relay Great River, the 200-mile team relay providing a scenic "run up the river" from Winona (Minn.) to Minneapolis along the Mississippi River, announced a record number of attendees to the 2012 race, scheduled for Friday, Aug. 17, and Saturday, Aug. 18. Three hundred twenty-four...
August 8, 2012 - 10:10am
August 1, 2012
Bridge-collapse anniversary observed
Wednesday, Aug. 1 marks the 5th anniversary of the I-35 freeway bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed 13 people and injured a total of 145 people, drew emergency responders from many places, including western Wisconsin. Saint Croix EMS divers from Hudson made a number of rescues...
August 1, 2012 - 2:01pm
July 31, 2012
Hager City man would have faced murder charges had he not killed himself
Alan Sylte would face first-degree murder charges had he not killed himself after shooting a Lake City police officer who later died, the Wabasha County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety released the attorney's statement along with findings...
crime and courts / news
July 31, 2012 - 2:25pm
June 28, 2012
Hastings bridge timetable advanced due to pact
Drivers in Hastings, Minn., get good news: the Minn. Hwy.
June 28, 2012 - 9:44am
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
June 20, 2012
Minnesota road closed after River Falls man's farm truck mishap
A Cottage Grove road was closed for a time Tuesday, June 19, after a semitrailer carrying grain stalled and then nearly tipped over. The stretch...
news / accidents
June 20, 2012 - 8:50am
May 25, 2012
Hastings man attacked while walking home; says attackers identified themselves as River Falls residents
Ask a Hastings resident why they like living here, and chances are you'll hear something about the small-town feel or strong sense of community. It feels friendly. It feels safe. But one Hastings family knows all too well that Hastings isn't immune to dangers often associated with...
May 25, 2012 - 8:15am
May 7, 2012
Girl Scouts pay tribute to local woman's efforts
A recognition event of area Girl Scouts drew a crowd of about 1,000 Saturday, April 21, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The event was part of the yearlong national celebration of Girl Scouts 2012 centennial anniversary.
May 7, 2012 - 9:20am
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday afternoon. Lise Sievers was returning from Africa and had connecting flights in Amsterdam and Detroit before officials quarantined her plane...
health / news
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
April 20, 2012
UPDATE: Authorities seek help in suspicious-death case
The afternoon of Thursday, April 19, the body of 38-year-old Sharon Christina Love was found in her Alexandria home and local law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating a man who was last seen leaving Love's home. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 20, 2012 - 11:11am
Local rail group calls bus option laughable
Members of the Hudson-River Falls Area Rail Group blasted in a recent hearing, the Gateway Commission's plan for area transit to St. Paul. The...
April 20, 2012 - 9:33am
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...
business / government
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. She will speak on "Leading Ladies: Reflections on Women, Work, Identity and Leadership," from 10:30-11:45 a.m. in the Kinnickinnic Theater...
April 13, 2012 - 12:23pm