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Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Getting in the swing, keeping it local
New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
March 8, 2017
St. Mary's Big River holds meal-packing event
St. Mary's - Big River chruch, W10137 570th Ave., is planning its first-ever Meals from the Heart meal-packing event. The event is set for 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11.The goal is to pack 30,000 meals. There are two types, vegetable rice, and pizza macaroni meals, each of which...
March 8, 2017 - 4:56pm
January 5, 2017
They declare: 'God's got our back'
Servant of the Shepherd Church, 103 N. 4th St., has been running its sober house program next door for about 17 years. The goal is to help recently...
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 19, 2016
New Unitarian pastor to encourage love, community, acceptance
Derek Washington found the Unitarian Universalist Society of River Falls during a time in his life when he was questioning life and spirituality....
December 19, 2016 - 10:48am
October 21, 2016
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 545 Apollo Road, is holding its annual Fall Festival from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. The kid-friendly, Halloween...
October 21, 2016 - 11:31am
September 1, 2016
School principal relied on divine guidance to land the right job
With the start of September, a new school year begins in River Falls. For local school kids that means new school supplies, maybe new school...
September 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 8, 2016
Teens for Christ celebrate 40 years of ministry
When Bruce Cicchese started a Bible study session in his basement in 1974, he had no idea what that would look like 40 years later. “My wife...
August 8, 2016 - 5:00am
June 14, 2016
Chamber of Commerce welcomes two additions
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce held two ribbon cutting cermonies recently. One was for the opening of a new photography studio, Brooke Ringhdahl...
June 14, 2016 - 5:13pm
May 5, 2016
Find help, healing for the hurt from separation, divorce
DivorceCare is a 13-week, biblically-based support group seminar that meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday evenings. The next group meeting will run from May 16 through August 22 at St. Bridget Church, 211 E. Division St. Each session includes a 30-minute DVD video followed by small group...
May 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
February 16, 2016
Methodist Church celebrates LGBTQ rights this Sunday
River Falls United Methodist Church is celebrating their fifth anniversary as a reconciling congregation, valuing the gifts and full inclusion...
February 16, 2016 - 8:48am
December 17, 2015
Featured photo: Living nativity
First Covenant Church of River Falls held it's sixth annual drive through Living Nativity Saturday, Dec. 12. Coordinator Laura Schatz said this...
Life/arts and entertainment
December 17, 2015 - 10:46am
June 11, 2015
Their church faith extends skyward and goes solar
Adding solar panels to the roof may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of an act of faith, but for one River Falls church,...
June 11, 2015 - 1:08pm
April 26, 2015
Not have a prayer? No way, says St. Croix Co. panel
HUDSON – A proposal to drop the invocation that starts St. Croix County Board meetings and replace it with “a moment of silence and reflection,” drew the ire of nine citizens at a committee meeting last week. Later at that same meeting, Supervisor Roy Sjoberg, Hudson, who...
April 26, 2015 - 6:25am
April 17, 2015
Race is the focus for next CCC meeting in River Falls
The local Coalition for a Compassionate Community will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the main floor meeting room of the River Falls Public...
April 17, 2015 - 12:43pm
April 3, 2015
Weekend Happenings April 3-5
To share your River Falls area events with the Journal, please email reporter Gretta Stark at email@example.com or Deb Eliason at firstname.lastname@example.org. ...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 3, 2015 - 1:00pm
February 27, 2015
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Rev. Erin Nelson is the new pastor at Mount Zion Lutheran Church in Hudson. It’s practically a homecoming for Nelson, who grew up in...
February 27, 2015 - 10:34am