Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: Sparta arrest is Pierce County man's 6th for OWI; more state news stories
Sorting out the pile; Senate candidates seek separation
Special election: Senate candidates outline different visions for jobs, more at forum
10th Senate District special election: candidate profiles
Jarchow takes aim at taxes, regulations
crime and courts
Where land and rivers meet the sea
Elmore hopes NFL is his destination
Girls basketball: Wildcats keep clawing
Falcon Roundup: Women's hockey dominates Concordia; Men skate past Gustavus
Boys basketball: Boys hit rough patch
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/15/18 Special Meeting re: Referendum Resolutions
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 1/15/18 Town Caucus
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 1/15/18 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/15/18 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/16/18 Board of Canvassers Meeting
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
FSA county elections results are in
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
A home, and office, away from home
Place a Business Announcement
Kenneth Irving Moore
Agnes Magdalene Timm
Jeannine L. Poulin
Brigadier General Gerald R. Matteson
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Arts Minded column: Iris Apfel — inspiration to anyone of any age
Woodworking column: Bringing movie magic
Letters to the editor: Think before you write; A Christmas gift shop thank you
Benson column:Montessori is one of 4 RF public elementary schools
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
May 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: UW 'disruption' bill poised for tweaks; capsized canoeist's body recovered; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — The state Assembly Colleges Committee is expected to vote Tuesday afternoon on a modified bill to punish UW-System students who disrupt...
May 30, 2017 - 11:23am
May 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson finally holds town hall, sponsors OK with opponents; 9 more state news stories
FRANKLIN — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson finally appeared at the town hall meeting he's been criticized for weeks for not holding. The Wisconsin Republican...
May 22, 2017 - 8:40am
April 5, 2017
Free shrubs, seed for wildlife habitat
BALDWIN — Property owners interested in making their land wildlife-friendly are invited to attend the Wisconsin Department of Natural resources annual "Habitat Handout Day" and receive free spruce trees, shrubs and seed for wildlife food plots. Distribution will begin at noon...
April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
August 26, 2016
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
The corpse flower at UW-River Falls is entering its blooming cycle and estimated to bloom within 7 to 10 days. The corpse flower previously bloomed...
August 26, 2016 - 3:33pm
August 30, 2012
Authorities bust multi-million dollar pot operation
Seven people have been charged, after authorities seized $15 million dollars' worth of marijuana from the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Oconto County. It was the third time in three years that a large pot-growing operation was found in the northeast Wisconsin part of the...
August 30, 2012 - 11:45am
July 20, 2012
Drought emergency extended statewide
Wisconsin's state-of-emergency for the current drought has been expanded to all 72 counties. Until now, only the southern half of the state was affected, but Governor Scott Walker extended the emergency status yesterday. He told Wisconsin Emergency Management to coordinate the state's...
July 20, 2012 - 10:36am
July 21, 2009
Emerald ash borer spreading in southwest Wisconsin
State officials say the tree-killing emerald ash borer has not been found outside two large areas in southeast and southwest Wisconsin. But the infestation found in March in Vernon County has spread to adjacent to Crawford County. And the infected area now appears larger than...
July 21, 2009 - 9:00am
June 16, 2009
Apostle Islands rangers require groups to pack privies
Groups that bring hikers and kayakers to the Apostle Islands are now required to bring their own privies. The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield has some of its rangers on poop-patrol this summer. But it's not animals they're after - it's humans. Park Superintendent...
June 16, 2009 - 9:00am
February 27, 2009
DNR reminds anglers that inland game fish season closes Sunday
Anglers should be aware that the game fish season on most inland Wisconsin waters closes at the end of the day on Sunday, March 1, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Officials note that the panfish seasons remain open year-round as does...
February 27, 2009 - 11:28am
February 26, 2009
DNR says it's time to get ice fishing shelters off the ice
Anyone with an ice fishing shelter on any water south of Highway 64 must remove it daily and when it's not occupied after March 8. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say regulations have changed this year and the new law requires shelters south of Highway...
February 26, 2009 - 9:00am
February 25, 2009
Early catch-and-release trout season opens March 7
The March 7 opening day of the early catch and release trout season is the latest date it can be by law -- and that may well benefit Wisconsin anglers. The early February warm-up erased what had been record snow accumulations in some parts of the state. "That means less snow...
February 25, 2009 - 1:00pm
February 19, 2009
DNR officials say St. Croix River fish deaths not unusual
Officials now say the deaths of hundreds of fish on the St. Croix River appear to be seasonal and there's no cause for alarm. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists tested oxygen Wednesday in the waters on the Wisconsin border near Stillwater. And they found the levels...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
February 11, 2009
More birds staying in Wisconsin during winter
If you think you're seeing more birds in Wisconsin this winter, you're right. The National Audubon Society says 305 species of birds in North America are spending their winters further north than they did 40 years ago. The purple finch has moved the farthest. Finches that used...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Growing concern over lead bullets in state
There's a renewed concern about the use of lead bullets by Wisconsin hunters. The Raptor Education Group in Antigo has been asked to treat 10 trumpeter swans hit by lead shot since last October. They normally get just two such cases each year. Three of the recent swans died, and...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Deer donations drop 40 percent
State officials say deer hunters gave about 40 percent fewer animals last fall to a statewide program which gives venison to the needy. The latest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources show that 5,300 animals were donated in the gun and archery seasons. Program...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am