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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
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
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
October 22, 2015
St. Croix and Pierce counties have equally low jobless rates
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released preliminary September unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties that show St. Croix and Pierce among the lowest. Both came in with jobless rates of just 3%. DWD said unemployment rates decreased in all 72 counties...
October 22, 2015 - 1:05pm
October 15, 2015
Elderly man falls for million dollar scam
Too good to be true? Yes, but also too good to resist. The victim, an 80-year-old city of River Falls man, understood it was too good but couldn’t resist. The elderly man came to the River Falls police station lobby over the Oct. 10-11 weekend to say he’d been swindled out...
News/crime and courts
October 15, 2015 - 10:52am
October 8, 2015
River Falls resident is $1 million Powerball winner
According to a news release by the Wisconsin Lottery, River Falls resident Pam Dwyer is the lucky winner of the $1 million prize from the Wednesday, Sept. 30, Powerball drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at Family Fresh Market, 303 South Main St. Family Fresh Market will...
October 8, 2015 - 9:20am
August 21, 2015
River Falls school taxes are set to go up
Property values in the River Falls area are rising, on average, faster than the rest of Wisconsin. That rise will translate into less state aid for local schools, meaning local property taxpayers will make up the difference. At the school district’s Annual Meeting Monday night,...
August 21, 2015 - 6:00am
August 19, 2015
Senator talks student loan debt crisis at technical college gathering
Eau Claire -- Student loan debt scares Lindsey Matysik. The Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) student told U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.),...
August 19, 2015 - 4:40pm
July 30, 2015
More and more, River Falls is looking to the sun
River Falls Municipal Utility officials believe they have already put a lot of effort into energy sustainability. Now the utility is about to...
July 30, 2015 - 6:00am
June 26, 2015
Fun-loving group continues to play supporting role for those with cancer
Earlier this month, some 218 local and area people gathered to attend a Minnesota Twins vs. Milwaukee Brewers baseball game together. The event...
June 26, 2015 - 6:00am
June 24, 2015
St. Croix consultant advises revising pay charts, rethinking worth of pay for performance
HUDSON – The consultant hired to do a market study of St. Croix County employee salaries is recommending one main pay schedule and warned that the county jumped into its pay-for-performance plan prematurely. During her preliminary report to the County Board’s Administration...
June 24, 2015 - 4:00pm
April 22, 2015
‘Money is not speech’ group invites others to meet and join this cause
A public information session, including guest speaker Phyllis Rodin of St. Paul, a member of “Move to Amend,” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the lower level of the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St. Mary Emberger and her husband of River Falls are part...
April 22, 2015 - 12:52pm
March 26, 2015
River Falls school teacher stresses financial literacy
“I tell my students at the beginning of all my classes that everything I teach has real-world application,” says Chris Silver. Silver...
March 26, 2015 - 6:00am
March 9, 2015
AARP tax assistance available
AARP volunteers is offering tax assistance to older adults throughout St. Croix County. Assistance is offered on a first come, first served basis...
March 9, 2015 - 10:07am
February 27, 2015
They lend creative talents for Bowls event
Students at several River Falls schools have been getting their hands dirty for charity. At the Renaissance Academy, Anne Buchholz, has been...
February 27, 2015 - 6:00am
February 14, 2015
Gardening group looking for grant applicants
It may be February, but melting snow, robins and crocuses are right around the corner. The St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners Association’s (SCVMGA) grant committee awards up to $4,000 in community grants each year with individual grants being awarded up to $250 for the beautification...
February 14, 2015 - 9:00am
February 12, 2015
Down and out, River Falls woman says: ‘Go for it,’ follow your dreams
If you had told Carrie Kittleson four years ago that she’d be Globe University’s Star student of the year, she wouldn’t have believed you. Back...
February 12, 2015 - 9:05am
Area organizations reach out to those in need
River Falls resident Carrie Kittleson said she wouldn’t be where she is now without the help of several nonprofit organizations that helped her go from homelessness to independence. Click here to read more about Kittleson’s story. There are many nonprofits and many programs...
February 12, 2015 - 9:03am