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Local student shares memories of Italy exchange trip
Teen attack victim making strides, New Richmond mom says
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
City seeks public input for design charrette
Slow rebound continues for homebuilding in St. Croix County
crime and courts
Runners rally at BRC meet
Football: Hudson holds onto the jug
Volleyball: Cats lower the boom
Northwoods League makes it official
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
'Come Alive' with Jourdan Hines
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Library Notes: It's time for the Kirby Symes Memorial Run
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/19/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/7/17 Special Meeting of Electors - Budget Approval
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Workshop re: Alternative Revenues
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Council Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 11/6/17, Case No. 17-Cv-202, Laura Kneer
Leslie Lee Swenson
Lowell R. Payton
Rachel L. Perry
Melvyn L. Fahning
Carl Anthony Schneider
Viewpoint: Sen. Vinehout pleased with committee passage of hemp bill
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Viewpoint: Now is the time; take part in Kinni Corridor charrette
Viewpoint: Audit Committee focused on protecting veterans' care at King
Greg Peters column: Setting the 'Barr' high
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October 12, 2017
Arts Minded: Fall inspires the desire to live an artful life
Welcome to Fall, the most colorful season each year here in the upper Midwest. Fall foliage is Mother Nature's greatest art show, turning our rolling hills and forest glens into a kaleidoscope of beautiful colors. The leaves of fall are filling my yard, decorating the ground in shades...
October 12, 2017 - 5:02pm
Arts Minded: Art on the Kinni is the friendliest event around
To paraphrase the opening lines of A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens): "It was the best of houses; it was the worst of houses." As I prepare to leave a home of 37 years and move to one smaller, newer and more convenient, but still in walking distance to downtown River Falls, good...
September 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
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