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River Falls Journal
All aboard for another year
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Parking permit enforcement to begin
Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
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
Featured photo: Lake George
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
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
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
November 23, 2012
Teddy Bear roundup Dec. 1
On Saturday, Dec. 1, the UW-River Falls Athletic Department will host a Teddy Bear Roundup at four home events. Fans are encouraged to bring...
November 23, 2012 - 1:37pm
Call earns scholarship, commits to Ball State
Alex Call just completed his senior season of high school football at River Falls by being named to the All-Big Rivers Conference team at three...
November 23, 2012 - 9:32am
November 16, 2012
Rodgers, media trifle about coverage
Green Bay Packers' quarterback Aaron Rodgers admonished reporters this week for speculating that he was engaged to his girlfriend Destiny Newton after a blog highlighted a ring she was wearing at a college football game last weekend. Rodgers also seems in a spitting match with CBS...
November 16, 2012 - 10:00am
November 9, 2012
Packer memorabilia auction starts Nov. 14
Green Bay fans who seek coveted Packer memorabilia will have a chance to bid on some starting next week. Football legend from the 1960s, Paul Hornung, said today that he'll auction off some of his college and pro football treasures. They include an exact replica of the Heisman trophy...
November 9, 2012 - 2:18pm
October 18, 2012
After three years, Falcons win at home
UW-River Falls' head coach Matt Walker congratulates safety Alex Adam after the junior's third interception of the game put the finishing touches...
October 18, 2012 - 12:45pm
September 28, 2012
Falcons come up short last week, play Homecoming against Oshkosh Saturday
The UW-River Falls football team turned the ball over on downs four times in the fourth quarter and lost another ball on a fumble in a 20-9 nonconference...
September 28, 2012 - 1:27pm
Falcons take 2-1 win over Superior
UW-River Falls' junior Cassie Stang gets ready to one-time a shot with her right foot for the Falcons' first goal of the game in a 2-1 win over...
September 28, 2012 - 1:25pm
September 27, 2012
A total of 84 golfers, including the River Falls Fighting fish mascot, turned out for the 6th annual Ugly Shirt Open Saturday morning at Kilkarney...
September 27, 2012 - 8:19am
September 26, 2012
Letter: NFL today: We witness slow descent into madness
Well, Packer Fans . . . you should be proud of yourselves. Only a fan base that truly cares about the long-term well-being of the NFL would sacrifice a precious "W" to help bring the real officials back to work. What concussion problem? What "BountyGate" problem? Somewhere in...
September 26, 2012 - 3:42pm
Expert says Packers loss may affect economy
Sports economist Kevin Quinn at Saint Norbert College in De Pere said the officiating fiasco in the Packer loss at Seattle is not trivial. He said it could end up costing businesses a lot of money, especially if Packers don't make the playoffs. That's a real possibility because...
September 26, 2012 - 12:16pm
September 20, 2012
Danke scores twice in two wins
Former Wildcat Hanna Danke recorded two goals and an assist as the UW-River Falls' soccer team posted a pair of victories last week, 10-0 over...
September 20, 2012 - 8:25am
One-two-three -- bacon!
UW-River Falls junior defensive back Alex Adams, center, leads youngsters from the River Falls Youth Football Association as they yell "One-two-three...
September 20, 2012 - 8:22am
September 12, 2012
Rodgers may wear 49ers jersey after losing bet
A friendly bet means Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will end up wearing a San Francisco 49ers jersey after losing a bet to friend Nathan Morris, a singer with the group Boys II Men. At Rodgers' request, the group sang the national anthem at the Packers first regular-season game...
September 12, 2012 - 12:37pm
September 6, 2012
The Pack, blackouts back
The Green Bay Packers open the regular season at home at Lambeau Field Sept. 9. It turns out that most Packer games will be televised in the River Falls area for the 2012 season. That's the good news. The bad is that there are at least three games, including two near the end of...
September 6, 2012 - 11:37am
August 31, 2012
UWRF women's hoops hosts kids' programs
The UW-River Falls women's basketball team is giving youngsters the chance to interact with players and coaches each week this season while participating...
August 31, 2012 - 3:19pm