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River Falls Journal
Minnesota State Patrol finishes 3rd in calendar contest; Wisconsin misses the cut
Pierce County sheriff's blotter
Retired UWRF prof's writing evolved into book
UW-River Falls named 'Top Midwestern University' by Princeton Review
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Driver bails after pursuit
crime and courts
Two Falcons earn USTFCCA honors
Wildcats edged on last second field goal
Something special here: Forde drawn back to RF to teach, coach
Fish wrap: Season ends at the hands of Sparta
Cats ready for some football
Pierce County Fair Demolition Derby results
Les Izmoore to perform Aug. 24 in Hudson
Area students perform at Shell Lake Arts Center
Library, UWRF make eclipse plans
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/17 Hearing re: Amend Cracked Barrel Winery Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: For Sale by Bid - Abandoned Vehicles
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/5/17 Hearing re: Rezone Request
PROBATE ORDER: Janine M. Ringdahl Estate; Case No. 17PR43
Yvonne Meents, 86
John Dusek, 72
Patrick D. Baumgartner, 74
Lucille M. Strom, 93
Roger E. Miner, Sr., 78
Letters: Twitter is NOT the platform; Water protection needs to be revisited
Woodworking: Pork! The other white meat
Viewpoint: Thank you, Wisconsin, for the beautiful gift
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
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July 7, 2017
Arts Minded: Dedicate your artwork to freedom and dignity
Another Independence Day has come and gone. It gets me thinking about Democracy—a cornerstone of the most creative and compassionate design...
July 7, 2017 - 6:00am
June 23, 2017
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
I want to bring arts enthusiasts up to speed on the developing scene in Hastings, Minn. and Prescott. From slim pickings in these communities...
June 23, 2017 - 5:00am
June 9, 2017
Dan Toland column: Charting the course for the future
We always want to hear your thoughts at City Hall. There are two opportunities, one underway and one coming up, that I wanted to tell you about...
June 9, 2017 - 1:38pm
May 25, 2017
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss within the cup, And I'll not ask for wine. This snippet of lyric from the enduring English playwright Ben Jonson's 1616 folk song serves to remind us that the music of love is the nectar of life, the balm...
May 25, 2017 - 5:40pm
March 29, 2017
Wild side: How do snowbirds find their way home
Before heading north from Florida last month we considered our choices of routes to take back to snow country. Poring over our big Rand McNally...
March 29, 2017 - 3:21pm
March 3, 2017
FEATURED LETTER: Support our paper!
Visited Broken Arrow, Oklahoma last week. When I opened the just-delivered weekly newspaper, the Broken Arrow Ledger, the headlines read, “Final Edition: Ledger to Close.” The subheading read, “Last issue published today.” Feb. 22, 2017.
March 3, 2017 - 11:15am
January 8, 2017
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
In 1870, a group of citizens from Pierce and St. Croix counties petitioned the Wisconsin Legislature to locate the next state normal school in River Falls. Voters from the towns of River Falls, Clifton, Troy and Kinnickinnic requested the authority to vote a tax of $20,000 to make...
January 8, 2017 - 5:00am
December 4, 2016
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
We feature them every year at this time — Jerry Carter and Mel Germanson, two men in the their mid-80s, the Grumpy Old Men. They aren't grumpier than anybody else. Years ago they gave themselves that name as a spoof on the popular 1993 movie — starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau...
December 4, 2016 - 6:00am
November 24, 2016
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
The warm, strong taste of chili provides delicious comfort to your stomach and winter-worn soul. From chilly fall days to cold winter evenings, chili offers a cozy satisfaction at suppertime for many Wisconsinites. Our town shows its love for chili each year with the River Falls annual...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 17, 2016
Featured reader letters
Dams keep kayakers afloat Phil Dean town of Clifton When the dams are demolished not only will there be no whitewater kayaking up river, but...
November 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 6, 2016
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
By Matt Pommer, syndicated columnist for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Wisconsin is drawing national attention for its gerrymandering...
September 6, 2016 - 9:41am
August 23, 2016
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Are you really on a road trip if you don’t have some sort of car trouble? Four friends and I asked ourselves that as we sat on the side of...
August 23, 2016 - 9:06am
July 24, 2016
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
New York Times bestselling novelist Jacqueline West, a River Falls native who lives in Red Wing, Minn., has recently published her first venture into “Young Adult” Fiction. Her previous bestsellers were aimed at a slightly younger audience. I've just finished reading her new effort,...
July 24, 2016 - 6:00am
May 5, 2016
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Note to readers: May Day, while traditionally representing the coming of spring, associated with hanging of flower baskets and maypole dancing,...
May 5, 2016 - 1:57pm
April 21, 2016
Featured letter: Join me and let's reclaim our democracy
City of River Falls residents have an opportunity to express their displeasure with the U.S. Supreme Court decision known as Citizens United. That ruling said that corporations, unions, Super PACS, etc., have the rights of persons, that money is speech, and therefore their financial...
April 21, 2016 - 9:52am