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River Falls Journal
Unemployment remains low in Pierce, St. Croix
City sirens to sound
River Falls garage door maker closes shop
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
Don’t do that! Disorderly suspect tries giving chocolate treat to kitty
crime and courts
Brother and sister act
NCAA cites UW-RF for athletic violations
Wild Side: Tiny insects and changing climate threaten majestic hemlocks
Giveaway: Little ones make big difference
You can join in the big river cleanup
Brownies change the world
Donation leads to green hair
UWRF hosts Ag Day April 22
arts and entertainment
Kenneth R. Richardson, 51
Kenneth Knutson, 88
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Lorraine F. Roude, 92
Bruce Bayer, 87
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/26/14 Spring Road Tour
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/24/14 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/28/14 Special Meeting - Board Reorganization
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2014 Annual Spring Clean-up
Days Gone By:
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
July 11, 2013
River Falls Days kicks off
On Thursday afternoon, the carnival and food tents were being set-up in the area of Second and Locust streets and Second and Spring streets for the annual River Falls Days celebration.
life / events
July 11, 2013 - 2:58pm
Cup of Joe with a cop: You’re invited
Typically we see police officers in action – at a crash, fire, handling a domestic or making a drunk driving arrest.
life / events
July 11, 2013 - 9:23am
Proposed winery, minus restaurant, gets town support
After months of heated debate between neighbors and confusion over the exact nature of Bellevinez Winery, the Clifton Town Board voted July 2 to recommend to Pierce County a conditional use permit for the winery, minus the proposed restaurant. The Town Board based its recommendation...
news / government
July 11, 2013 - 9:17am
July 9, 2013
Pierce county man new member of CVTC board
Two new members joined the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) Board of Trustees Monday evening -- L. Ronald Bartels of Bay City and Dan Ostermann of Tainter.
news / education
July 9, 2013 - 3:55pm
River Falls Days highlights
Below is a partial listing of events for River Falls Days, held July 11-14. A complete schedule of events and registration forms can be found at the chamber website, www.rfchamber.com, click on "River Falls Days." Printed event schedules will be available in the upcoming Buyer's Guide...
life / events
July 9, 2013 - 11:04am
Love is in the air at new wedding venue
As flowers bloom, so does wedding season. Guests at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course will be able to enjoy the summer blossoms, because they have opened a larger outdoor wedding venue. The 24,000 square foot venue can hold just more than 400 people. It's complete with a gazebo, fairy gardens,...
life / celebrations
July 9, 2013 - 8:22am
July 8, 2013
River Falls Days brings out volunteering passion for this family
When River Falls Days kicks at the end of the week, an army of volunteers will descend to make the event run smoothly. Heading up all those volunteers will be the Linehan family, Steve and Patsy, along with their adult children, Tina, Alan and his wife Amanda, and Tony, all of whom...
life / events
July 8, 2013 - 8:33am
July 5, 2013
Across the world, his wandering life is on the rise
Everest, check. Aconcagua, check. McKinley, check. Up next, way up: Kilimanjaro (Tanzania); Elbrus (Russia); Vinson (Antarctica); and Carstensz...
news / region
July 5, 2013 - 1:56pm
Rural River Falls woman a big contest winner
The odds were more than 40 million to one, and Peggy Walker beat them.
life / arts and entertainment
July 5, 2013 - 11:12am
School year ends, students still flock to class
For some, summer school rings bells for long days of punishment masked as education. But that stereotype is old. In the River Falls school district, an array of fun, stimulating classes to build on a student’s education are now underway. “It’s a variety of opportunity...
July 5, 2013 - 7:39am
July 3, 2013
New hire serves up Food Pantry assistance
After 20 years of operation, the River Falls Community Food Pantry hired its first paid employee. “I’m honored they picked me out of everybody that applied,” said Candice Rapley, operations manager as of the end of May. “I’m going to have a lot on my plate as far as I...
July 3, 2013 - 8:55am
July 2, 2013
German author introduced book at River Falls Library
July 2, 2013 - 8:29am
July 1, 2013
Curbs, sidewalks don’t impede woman in van
Witnesses say a 42-year-old local man was running for his life while a female in a burgundy van pursued him onto the sidewalk and through yards,...
news / crime and courts
July 1, 2013 - 4:47pm
June 27, 2013
New state budget: ‘Historic tax relief’ or financial risk?
Local lawmakers’ response to the Wisconsin Legislature’s adoption of a new biennial budget seems subdued with the area’s lone Democratic representative hoping that the governor will veto parts. On a vote of 55-42, the Assembly passed the budget in short order last Wednesday,...
June 27, 2013 - 3:15pm
June 26, 2013
Schools partner for education
June 26, 2013 - 7:07am