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Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and Discover Wisconsin shine spotlight on dairy industry
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
crime and courts
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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December 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
OSHKOSH -- After absorbing budget cuts in 10 of the last 12 years, chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System are hoping lawmakers will give them a little more money this time. The system is asking for an additional $42 million from the state. UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca...
December 1, 2016 - 11:06am
November 18, 2016
Featured editorial: 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
One of President-elect Donald Trump's more G-rated, ironic tweets came two days before the Nov. 8 election: “The Electoral College is a disaster for a democracy.” Luckily for Trump, the archaic Electoral College he denounced still functions. If this 18th century voting filter...
November 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
Protests over presidential election trigger emotions, memories
College students have been protesting across the country in the days following the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. Although the protests have not reached UW-River Falls, news of them has raised emotions for some students,...
November 18, 2016 - 10:02am
November 9, 2016
'We are now all rooting for his success,' Obama says on Trump's victory
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to work for a smooth transition of power with president-elect Donald Trump, who...
November 9, 2016 - 1:00pm
It’s Harsdorf again for District 10
Republican State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf continued her winning streak — which dates back to 1988 — with a win over Democratic Challenger Diane...
November 9, 2016 - 12:54pm
In concession speech, Clinton urges supporters to keep open mind on Trump
NEW YORK—Democrat Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 White House race to Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and offered to work...
November 9, 2016 - 12:34pm
November 8, 2016
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
WASHINGTON - Republicans maintained their majorities in both chambers of the U.S. Congress in a momentous election on Tuesday in which Republican...
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
Trump edges closer to White House win, rattles world markets
Republican Donald Trump scored a series of shocking wins in battleground U.S. states including Florida and Ohio on Tuesday, Nov. 8, opening...
November 8, 2016 - 11:20pm
Trump has slight edge on Clinton in several battleground states
Republican Donald Trump held slight leads in the vital battleground states of Florida, Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio on Tuesday, Nov. 8,...
November 8, 2016 - 10:30pm
November 6, 2016
Election day looms: New clerk set to 'dive right in'
With the Nov. 8 election nearing, it’s a busy time in the River Falls clerk’s office. That’s good news to Jennifer Zeiler. She’s the...
November 6, 2016 - 5:00am
November 4, 2016
Clinton supporters worry about close White House race
CONCORD, N.C./WINTERVILLE, N.C.—Hillary Clinton's supporters nervously eyed opinion polls showing the Democrat with a tenuous lead over...
November 4, 2016 - 11:00am
November 3, 2016
College affordability among top issues for local legislative candidates
The budget cuts and tuition freezes that have hit the UW System in the past few years have made college affordability a top issue for some voters and Wisconsin Legislature candidates in the Nov. 8 election. Recently, the UW System Board of Regents voted to freeze tuition for another...
November 3, 2016 - 10:08am
November 2, 2016
U.S. Senate race is a three-way contest
You probably have heard the names Feingold and Johnson -- the Democrat and Republican candidates for U.S. Senate from Wisconsin in the Nov. 8 election.But there is also a Libertarian candidate running for the position.The River Falls Journal has a Q&A response from all three candidates...
November 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 27, 2016
University to host discussion about presidential election outcome
UW-River Falls is hosting “Journalism & the 2016 Presidential Elections: What Just Happened?” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at North Hall auditorium. The discussion is part of the Communication & Media Studies Department’s Working Journalists Lecture Series. Free and...
October 27, 2016 - 9:16am
October 22, 2016
Featured reader letters
Note: The following letters ran in the Oct. 20 print edition of the River Falls Journal. We can't be the Divided States of America Patrick (PJ) Magee River Falls I recently went to vote absentee as my wife and I will be traveling back from a trip the day of the election. This is...
October 22, 2016 - 5:00am