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Media schooled on River Crossing highway-surface project
St. Croix panel opposes proposal to shift assessments to counties
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
High speed chase ends with suspect taken from trunk of car
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
crime and courts
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Wildcats’ comeback falls short at state
Green Bay bound!
State tournaments on Comcast
Wildcat girls qualify for first state hoops tourney
Weekend Happenings, March 27-29
In River Falls, Easter eggs aren’t just for kids
One woman’s legacy brings enduring artistry to River Falls Church
Featured photo: Bear tracks
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Community Meeting- Park Master Plans
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/23/15 Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/6/15 Public Hearing re: Cernohous Rezone Request
Corrine Anne Drost, 75
Mary Anne (Frable) Hetrick, 64
Daniel H. Lay, 82
Richard F. Lasar, 86
Charles Edward "Ed" Hanson, 92
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Featured column: A class act: Character of River Falls students shines for all
Days Gone By
Featured syndicated column: Veto Threat? Transportation borrowing; ‘Iowa-caucus budget’
Featured column: River Falls Public Library notes
Get Out! Deals
Intruder alert: Grab a bat!
River Falls police were called by a homeowner in the 700 block of Spring Street who said that Sunday before dawn he found a sleeping stranger...
April 28, 2009 - 9:16am
April 24, 2009
If passed by lawmakers, new seatbelt law will heighten traffic enforcement
River Falls Police Chief Roger Leque says those who serve in law enforcement, as EMTs and firefighters know firsthand the carnage found at crash scenes: "We see the results of not buckling up -- the way people are injured or killed after they've gone through a windshield or been thrown...
April 24, 2009 - 11:36am
April 14, 2009
Three taken in by police for marijuana possession
One started out as a man giving the finger to a patrol officer and passing Main Street traffic; another was discovered because of the smell of...
April 14, 2009 - 7:49am
April 7, 2009
Driver allegedly drunk may have fallen asleep before crashing
A 21-year-old UW-River Falls student rearended another vehicle with his pickup truck Saturday after midnight at Main and Walnut streets. The...
April 7, 2009 - 8:33am
April 3, 2009
Linehan reflects on fulfilling career
Asked why he became a cop, Jeff Linehan offered two reasons: The role modeling of a family friend who was a St. Croix County Sheriff's deputy and the dynamics of police work. "The appeal was the lack of tedious, day-to-day, monotonous same kind of thing that other jobs had," he said....
April 3, 2009 - 2:51pm
April 1, 2009
Candidates give answers on funding, languages, athletics, much more
School board candidates for the April 7 election did their best sharing views to a dozen audience-posed questions Monday night. The forum was...
April 1, 2009 - 9:02am
March 31, 2009
Huge house party busted
River Falls police, using an undercover officer, broke up a house party at 701 S. Main St. over the weekend. It was estimated there were at least...
March 31, 2009 - 9:48am
March 30, 2009
Homeless shelter opening delayed
The project to open an overnight homeless shelter in River Falls by the first week in April has been pushed back. A key organizer, the Rev. Jerry Harris of St. Bridget Catholic Church, said this over the weekend: "There is still a lot of interest for the Homeless Project. We are...
March 30, 2009 - 10:48am
March 27, 2009
As I See It: Online chorus: Welcome to the bent minds of a brave new world
These days more and more of our news gets posted and read online.
March 27, 2009 - 9:46am
March 26, 2009
Absent but still contending
Candidates Karen Swenson and Barbara Kolpin were unable to attend Monday's candidate forum. Swenson briefly dropped out of the race Friday,...
March 26, 2009 - 9:11am
March 24, 2009
There was no Spring break for River Falls police
Schools and the college were closed and half the town may have gone south, but those left behind kept police officers very busy last week. Take...
March 24, 2009 - 9:41am
March 23, 2009
Come join in the planning to grow for the Food Pantry
If you're looking for a fun and money-saving project for the summer, join other volunteer gardeners for a working group meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at Ezekiel Lutheran Church, room 100. A meeting/greeting session begins at 6:30 p.m.
news / food
March 23, 2009 - 9:59am
Update: She's back in the race, but won't be at candidates forum
Karen Swenson notified the Journal Monday that she's reconsidered her decision Friday to drop out of the April 7 school board election. However, Swenson said that because of an "unexpected work situation," she won't be able to attend tonight's (Monday's) candidate forum at the high...
March 23, 2009 - 9:30am
March 20, 2009
Another school candidate bows out
There must be something about running for school board that causes various candidates to have second thoughts. This time it's Karen Swenson, who appeared at the district's central office Friday morning to say she was no longer a candidate. Without Swenson, there are five remaining...
March 20, 2009 - 12:45pm
Don't get disconnected!
River Falls Municipal Utilities is asking electric customers behind on bills to make payment arrangements to avoid service disconnections. Wisconsin's Winter Emergency Period - a moratorium on residential disconnects - ends Wednesday, April 15. After that utilities may cut off customers...
March 20, 2009 - 8:55am