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Wisconsin roundup: Will Wednesday's snowy blast represent Old Man Winter's last gasp?; more state news stories
First-degree homicide charge filed against New Richmond man in son's shooting death
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pledges not to leave Wis. for Trump administration; more state news stories
UW-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant renovation project receives official go-ahead
crime and courts
Netters squeeze in a win
UWRF to host girls' hoops camps
Track sweeps Mustang Open
RF netters open with win
Northland College hockey joining WIAC
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/25/18 Coffee with Superintendent
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board Re-Organizational Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC: 4/25/18 Annual Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Initial Resolution: Bonds- Parks & Public Grounds
Hudson Physicians welcomes Greg Barlow, PA-C
UW-River Falls annual colt sale set for May 5
Fresh ideas for area business owners offered through workshop
Travis named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-River Falls
Express Employment - Certified Professional Franshise
Place a Business Announcement
Cheryl Ann McCarten
James R. Knippel
Leola Catherine Marek
Stephen C. Vorwald
Delphine Rose Johnson
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Mike Thompson for School Board
Sarah Nigbor column: Finding my roots, and Finnish ones at that
Arts Minded column: It's almost Gala time!
From this Perch: The Palmetto Bug Stomper*
Woodworking column: Missed my first deadline
Wild Side column: Brimming rivers
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river falls city council
April 3, 2018
Toland wins mayor seat; Page, Morrissette, Bjerstedt elected to City Council
Mayor Dan Toland will retain his seat and the River Falls City Council will see at least one new face, according to unofficial election results...
April 3, 2018 - 10:45pm
March 29, 2018
April 3 election guide: Mayor, City Council, town boards, municipal judge
The River Falls Journal sent questionnaires to candidates in all contested and non-contested trustee and alderperson races in the April 3 election...
March 29, 2018 - 6:00am
March 23, 2018
Council candidates name their top priorities
The River Falls American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the River Falls Optimists Club hosted a River Falls City Council candidate forum last week, which was moderated by Rita Kozak Monday, March 12. The forum included two mayoral candidates: incumbent Dan Toland and Aaron...
March 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 6, 2018
Bjerstedt, Plunkett advance to April 3 election
Todd Bjerstedt and Ben Plunkett will move on to the spring election ballot, following the Feb. 20 primary for River Falls City Council District 4 alderperson. Bjerstedt lead with 89 votes. Plunkett received 48 votes. Nathan Stauner received 20 votes. There were also three write-in...
March 6, 2018 - 5:06am
February 27, 2018
The Kinni will be free, eventually; City Council votes to remove dams
After years of discussions and study, the River Falls City Council has reached a decision regarding the issue of relicensing the city's two hydroelectric...
February 27, 2018 - 10:57pm
February 21, 2018
City prepares to make its 'dam' decision
The River Falls City Council is getting ready to make its final decision on whether or not to relicense the city's hydroelectric dams. In preparation...
February 21, 2018 - 8:00am
February 9, 2018
RF to hold primary for District 4 alderperson seat
One of the two candidates for River Falls' municipal judge seat has dropped out of the race, leaving Daniel Gorman the only candidate on the ballot for that position. The River Falls 2018 Spring Election candidates are as follows: Mayor Running for the mayor's position are Dan Toland...
February 9, 2018 - 11:26am
January 30, 2018
Who's running for local office in April?
As the filing deadline passed last week, contests developed for 14 of the 19 districts for St. Croix County Board and one contest for one district...
January 30, 2018 - 4:47pm
January 17, 2018
Utility Advisory Board stakes a stance on dam question
A crowd packed the River Falls City Council Chambers Monday, Jan. 15 during the River Falls Utility Advisory Board's regular meeting, with many...
January 17, 2018 - 9:00am
December 6, 2017
Local cable channels to stay on in RF, for now
A resolution to dissolve River Falls' two public-access cable channels sparked much discussion during the City Council's regular meeting Tuesday,...
December 6, 2017 - 8:00am
December 5, 2017
City budget set for 2018
The City of River Falls budget has officially been set at $41,829,197 for 2018, following approval by the City Council Tuesday, Nov. 28. This...
December 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
Council delays vote on housing project
Several community member and city council members spoke out against a resolution supporting the development of 70 units of housing at 700 S. Main St. The city was approached by Kansas-based development group Cohen-Esrey. The group asked for support of the proposed multifamily housing...
December 5, 2017 - 3:42pm
November 24, 2017
River Falls City Council briefs: Bids and budgets
The River Falls City Council took a first look at its 2018 budget during its regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14. The 2017-18 budget was reviewed in 2016 and again last month. No changes were recommended. The proposed levy amount is $6,222,000 for 2018. The total proposed budget for...
November 24, 2017 - 9:43am
June 22, 2017
River Falls council, district look to joint future
River Falls City Council and River Falls School Board members gathered Tuesday, June 13 for a joint meeting to share current developments and...
June 22, 2017 - 10:02am
June 2, 2017
Habitat in hot water with city loan
The River Falls City Council voted Tuesday, May 23, to allow the City Attorney and City Administrator to call a promissory note given to St....
June 2, 2017 - 8:00am