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Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
UWRF professor’s new rose a winner
Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
crime and courts
Wildcat gymnasts heading to state; girls regional hoops champs
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Get a look at the stars
Check out businesses of the future
Dignity quilts donated
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Public Hearings - Storm Water Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/10/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 3/12/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Paul Daniel Hoffmeyer, 71
Sonja C. Johnson
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
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February 25, 2009
Tuesday night results: Wildcat girls fare better than boys
The River Falls girls' basketball team and the St. Croix Valley Fusion girls' hockey team both advanced in their respective playoff brackets while the Wildcat boys' hockey team saw its season come to an end with a 3-2 loss to Hudson in a sectional semifinal. The third-seeded Wildcat...
February 25, 2009 - 9:10am
February 24, 2009
Friends embrace Speer as she fights cancer
As it does for many women, Lisa Speer's battle with breast cancer started with a lump that she knew hadn't been there before. In the weeks since, she has learned much about the disease, about her disease in particular and about her options. Speer, who is single, has also found herself...
February 24, 2009 - 10:07am
February 22, 2009
Emerson state swimming champ
River Falls' senior Eric Emerson took home a pair of medals from the WIAA State Swimming and Diving Championships in Madison over the weekend, including a gold in the 100 yard freestyle. Emerson won the Division 2 state championship in the 100 freestyle with a time of 47.73 seconds...
February 22, 2009 - 10:55am
February 20, 2009
BRC hockey: RF's Jenkins named Coach of the Year, Ross Andersen Player of Year
First-year Wildcat hockey coach Nick Jenkins has been named the Big Rivers Conference Coach of the Year while senior Ross Andersen is the conference's Player of the Year. The 2008-09 BRC Hockey All-Conference team was released Friday afternoon. In addition to Andersen on the First...
February 20, 2009 - 2:45pm
Sounds of the Caribbean? Physics in Español
Matt Vonk travels to the Caribbean for a semester this July, but it won't be to lie around on the beach. A $13,000 Rotary International grant...
February 20, 2009 - 2:08pm
Wildcat skaters advance; boys hoops winners
The Wildcat hockey team defeated Amery, 10-4, Thursday night at Wildcat Centre to advance to the WIAA sectional semifinal round Tuesday in Hudson. In...
February 20, 2009 - 9:13am
February 19, 2009
Award-winning citizenship grew from humble beginnings
"You don't even know when you do it," said this year's Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Henry Dreistadt about serving others. "You just do it." He says growing up "dirt poor" in a small Pennsylvania town helped him understand the value of community. Technically orphaned at...
February 19, 2009 - 1:06pm
Troops prepare for yearlong deployment (VIDEO)
Local troops' loved ones and community supporters filled the big Riverview Ballroom at the UW-River Falls University Center last Wednesday to...
February 19, 2009 - 1:02pm
February 18, 2009
New school year calendar set
Monday night the school board approved the 2009-10 calendar for the next school year. Copies are available at the local school building offices. The district's Web site at www.rfsd.k12.wi.us will also have the new calendar shown soon. The 2009-10 calendar shows the school year starting...
education / news
February 18, 2009 - 1:18pm
'One Acts With Snacks' begins Friday in River Falls
The River Falls Community Theatre will present "One Acts with Snacks" at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 20, 21, 27 and 28, at the River...
February 18, 2009 - 10:17am
Wildcat boys blow out Durand; skaters to host Amery
The Wildcat boys' basketball team defeated Durand, 77-37, Tuesday night while the Wildcat hockey team found out it will host Amery in Thursday night's WIAA regional final. Amery defeated Barron/Chetek, 7-0, in a regional semifinal Tuesday night in Amery. In River Falls, Sean Gilbert...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
UPDATE: BRC won't be dragged into football realignment issue
A proposal by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) to bring the Big Rivers Conference, Wisconsin Valley Conference and Mississippi Valley Conference together under one football umbrella has fizzled. River Falls High School Activities Director Rollie Hall said...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
Journal earns state awards
GREEN BAY -- The River Falls Journal was among several dozen state newspapers honored last month for editorial and advertising content at the...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
False alarms cost same as real ones
A wood-burning stove triggered a false alarm Tuesday evening last week after a passerby noticed smoke coming from behind Melgard Monument, 266...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am