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River Falls Journal
Police Beat: Man can’t stop begging, Why can’t I go back to Johnnie’s?
Back to school supply drive
Investigation preceded county official’s resignation
Pranks in the River Falls School District: The sky is no longer the limit
Toddler drowns in rural Prescott
crime and courts
436 compete at Border Crossing race in River Falls
No clubs needed for this golf game
River Falls Legion team stays unbeaten at state, plays Friday night
State title for Legion juniors, beat Beaver Dam for championship
Kids fishing event held July 25 at Lake Mallalieu
Weekend Happenings: July 31 – Aug.2
Shakespeare in the park coming soon
Walkers to honor those who have suffered personal losses
Kids meet 'Local Heroes' at Library
Featured photo: Directions to the moon
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/11/15 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/10/15 Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting
Town of Pleasant Valley Monthly Board Meeting Notice - Aug. 11
TOWN OF TROY: 8/13/15 Town Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/12/15 Historic Preservation Comm. Meeting
Lorraine E. Swanson, 91
Virginia Marie Madsen, 90
Michael P. Wrase, 60
Barbara M. Avise, 69
Jean Hansen, 91
Days Gone By: Flourishing local brickyard burned in July of 1889
Days Gone By: Battle between ‘wets’ and ‘drys’ raged on and on
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
Days Gone By: 1888 saw the rise of temperance groups and the fall of saloons in the city
June 19, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover
PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash. Authorities were notified of the accident, said to be just onto the Minnesota side of the crossing, at about 7:50...
News / accidents
June 19, 2013 - 8:01am
June 18, 2013
Brothers ditch bar tab, try to high tail it out of town
A 27-year-old rural River Falls man was buying shots and drinks for himself, his brother and patrons at The Corner Saloon, 128 N. Main St., last...
June 18, 2013 - 9:06am
June 14, 2013
River Falls teen hurt in car crash
Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured driver as Jonathan R. Meyer. He was driving a...
News / accidents
June 14, 2013 - 9:39am
June 13, 2013
UPDATE: Pierce County man in fair condition after foot gets stuck in lawnmower
Wednesday evening, June 12, a 32-year town of El Paso man overturned his John Deere lawnmower after swerving sharply to avoid hitting the family dog. His left leg was pinned under the mower deck. The man's mother came out to help free his leg. Ellsworth Ambulance medics arrived...
News / accidents
June 13, 2013 - 8:57am
Local firm keeps rolling in River Falls
When NCCM was forming in 2008, its owners were advised to locate a plant overseas where labor costs were cheap - Singapore, Vietnam, China. But...
News / business
June 13, 2013 - 8:51am
June 12, 2013
When power fails, lines are down, cell phones jammed, ham radio can save the day
The SCVRA consists of amateur radio operators (or Hams as they are commonly known) from River Falls, Hudson, Baldwin, Hammond, New Richmond,...
June 12, 2013 - 3:12pm
Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors
A new shop on Main St. hopes to be featuring local vendors when it opens this October. Funktion Junktion will be moving into the space 2nd Chances...
News / business
June 12, 2013 - 2:26pm
Rotary readers volunteer at local school
For the 12th year River Falls Rotary members have been volunteering weekly to help Westside Elementary students work on their reading skills through...
education / News
June 12, 2013 - 9:50am
RFC-TV 16 wins state awards
River Falls Community Television Channel 16 was recognized for outstanding programming by the Wisconsin Community Media at the 14th annual...
June 12, 2013 - 9:43am
Artists exhibit at River Falls library
The Saffron Collective's exhibit will run through July 6 at the River Falls Public Library. The collective is a group of four sculptural artists,...
June 12, 2013 - 9:40am
Wisconsin is being told to prepare for a rare "derecho"
"Derecho" (deh-ray'-cho) is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers - but it could be before the week is out. A derecho is a strong...
June 12, 2013 - 9:27am
Waukesha County man was injured after he helped a turtle cross a road
A Waukesha County man paid dearly by helping a turtle cross a road. Sheriff's deputies said a school bus avoided hitting the turtle - but the vehicle struck and injured a 70-year-old Eagle man. It happened yesterday on Highway 59 near Eagle. Authorities said the bus driver slowed...
June 12, 2013 - 9:23am
The long winter and wet spring will make for a rough mosquito season
You may not have liked the snowy winter and rainy spring - but mosquitoes are loving it. UW Madison entomologist Phil Pelliterri says standing...
June 12, 2013 - 9:16am
June 11, 2013
Area TU chapter wins grant for Trimbelle restoration
The Hudson-based Kiap-TU-Wish chapter of Trout Unlimited has been awarded a $5,000 Embrace-A-Stream grant to help fund a continuing habitat restoration...
News / outdoors
June 11, 2013 - 10:21am
Young local men jailed for weekend battery at Glen Park
A 16-year-old Hudson boy said he was beaten, pepper sprayed, knocked out and woke to find his bike stolen Saturday night, June 8, during an incident...
June 11, 2013 - 8:38am