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River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
December 10, 2015
UPDATE (10 a.m.): Homicide occurred in Prescott, authorities say
A missing man was murdered in Prescott and transported to Kentucky, where his body was later discovered in a box, according to details released...
News/crime and courts
December 10, 2015 - 9:18am
October 5, 2015
River Falls couple, Prescott man injured in separate crashes
A rural River Falls man and his wife were injured Saturday after the car they were in was rearended by a charter bus. According to a Pierce County Sheriff’s Office new release, Donald Miner, 73, and Mary Miner, 71, were taken by personal vehicle to an area hospital with non-life...
October 5, 2015 - 8:07am
July 30, 2015
Toddler drowns in rural Prescott
A 2-year-old child died Sunday after drowning in an above-ground pool in rural Prescott, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office. Pierce...
July 30, 2015 - 12:00pm
June 20, 2015
UPDATE: Potholes contributed to crash that injured postal carrier
A woman driving a U.S. Postal Service vehicle was injured after she lost control of small truck when it rolled over potholes on 735th Avenue late Friday afternoon, causing her to fall from the vehicle, according to a press release from the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. Jessanna...
June 20, 2015 - 6:29am
June 1, 2015
Three injured in separate Sunday crashes
Two crashes Sunday in Pierce County sent motorists to the hospital. Deputies were alerted at 3:22 p.m. Sunday to a motorcycle crash at Highway 10 and 1110th Street in Oak Grove Township -- between Prescott and Ellsworth. Two St. Paul residents had been ejected from the motorcycle,...
June 1, 2015 - 8:08am
March 24, 2015
Successful weekend for Stella Dance Studio
This past weekend, Prescott’s Stella Dance Studio competed against 21 other dance studios at the Masquerade Regional Dance Competition in Burnsville,...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 24, 2015 - 8:54am
February 9, 2015
Hudson woman injured after striking multiple sign posts
A Hudson woman was injured Wednesday afternoon after crossing the centerline multiple times and striking multiple sign posts Pierce County sheriff's deputy Donny Knutson reports around 1:46 p.m., they were notified of a driving complaint southbound on County Highway F from Hwy....
February 9, 2015 - 2:58pm
January 29, 2015
Hudson woman hospitalized following erratic-driving incident
PRESCOTT -- A Hudson woman was transported by River Falls/Prescott Ambulance Service to Hudson Hospital and later, Regions Hospital in St. Paul for treatment of a head injury following an eratic driving report that ended with her car in a CTH F ditch early Wednesday afternoon. Betty...
January 29, 2015 - 9:51am
November 6, 2014
River Falls will take on Prescott’s ambulance service
Starting Jan. 1, the Prescott Ambulance Service will be consolidated with the River Falls Emergency Medical Services. "By combining the strengths of both organizations, we can offer a higher level of service to Prescott and surrounding communities," said Joe Rohl, Prescott Fire and...
November 6, 2014 - 2:33pm
August 20, 2014
Days Gone By: Matzek reunions
Editor’s Note: Chris Falteisek, former director of liturgy and music at St. Bridget’s, now of Denmark Township, Minn., near Afton Ski, supplied...
August 20, 2014 - 12:06pm
July 8, 2014
Prescott man drowns in St. Croix River Sunday
HASTINGS -- Authorities have identified the 40-year-old man who drowned in the St. Croix River in Hastings Sunday. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says Juan Gabriel Diaz of Prescott Wisconsin, was swimming near Point Douglas Beach with his family when he went under the...
July 8, 2014 - 10:09am
June 18, 2014
Firefighters from four departments, including Ellsworth, were called to a barn fire in the Town of El Paso Wednesday morning.
June 18, 2014 - 11:44am
April 4, 2014
Prescott voters approve new high school
The Prescott School referendum was expected to be close and it certainly was.
April 4, 2014 - 3:33pm
February 7, 2014
Prescott man charged with multiple felonies after fleeing from police
A Prescott man was booked into Pierce County Jail Friday morning on eight different charges after leading law enforcement on a car chase. John...
News/crime and courts
February 7, 2014 - 5:03pm
December 24, 2013
Truck, trailer destroyed in explosion, fire
An explosion and fire in Prescott Monday evening destroyed a pickup truck and trailer and left authorities looking for the cause. Pierce County Sheriff’s Department dispatch paged out Prescott fire and ambulance personnel to a call at 6:18 p.m. for a "truck and trailer that blew...
News/crime and courts
December 24, 2013 - 9:56am