Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Police Beat: Shoplifters try to wear it well; another Pokemon excuse
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
Chamber members gather for breakfast, business talk
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
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
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
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
June 3, 2013
School's out forever!
The River Falls High School class of 2013 followed tradition and took a spin through town on their last day of school Friday, May 31. Parents,...
June 3, 2013 - 11:29am
May 8, 2013
River Falls High School budget cuts?!
Passersby have wondered and joked about this plywood sign sitting outside the River Falls High School, but no -- it doesn't indicate deep budget...
May 8, 2013 - 7:40am
April 18, 2013
Time nears for another Great Greenwood Giveaway
With the calendar telling us that spring has arrived and with families doing spring cleaning, staff at Greenwood Elementary School thought it...
April 18, 2013 - 7:51am
March 21, 2013
WCCO meteorologist visits Rocky Branch
Students at Rocky Branch Elementary will be visited by WCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer on Thursday, March 21. Besides talking at an all-school...
March 21, 2013 - 11:28am
March 1, 2013
River Falls students learn about the civil war
Students from Meyer Middle School and the River Falls High School toured the River Falls Public Library's Civil War exhibit. In addition to seeing...
March 1, 2013 - 12:05pm
February 18, 2013
Westside students shine in musical
Students, teachers, parents and even the school district superintendent took to the high school auditorium stage on Thursday, Feb. 14 and Friday,...
February 18, 2013 - 10:37am
February 14, 2013
Westside musical Thursday and Friday
Westside Elementary school will hold their annual musical at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, and Friday, Feb. 15 at the River Falls High School auditorium. This...
February 14, 2013 - 11:08am
April 12, 2012
River Falls High School 'shooter drill' is over
A two-hour school safety drill that simulated a couple of intruders, one who fired two blank shots, inside the high school ended a short while...
April 12, 2012 - 10:39am
February 2, 2012
School to hold annual carnival
Greenwood Elementary School, 418 N. 8th St., will host its annual carnival on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults and children of...
February 2, 2012 - 11:28am
January 16, 2012
Locals honored at MLK breakfast
The 5th annual Martin Luther King, Jr., commemorative breakfast was held on Monday at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in the fellowship hall. Guests...
January 16, 2012 - 1:55pm
October 30, 2011
School referendum: Last chance to get informed
The school district's second levy referendum of the year is Nov. 8. As that date approaches, the school board has set up two information forums for people who wish to learn more. The first forum took place Oct. 27; a second referendum forum is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov.
October 30, 2011 - 7:00am
May 23, 2011
Weekend event raises funds to repair old schoolhouse
Most people slow down only a little as they travel Hwy. 63 through the tiny community of Martell. But there'll be something worth stopping for...
May 23, 2011 - 10:37am
May 12, 2011
UW commencement is May 14
An expected 651 bachelor's and 63 master's students will take part in commencement ceremonies at UW-River Falls Saturday, May 14. Two ceremonies...
May 12, 2011 - 1:13pm
April 14, 2011
Why should education contribute so much to help reduce state's deficit?
The bond referendum election held on April 5 for reinvesting in our school facilities has come and gone, and voters spoke by defeating the proposal...
April 14, 2011 - 12:29pm
April 6, 2011
Ellsworth referendum narrowly passes
Ellsworth School District constituents in 16 precincts across southern Pierce County narrowly voted to approve a $1.3 million override for the operating levy Tuesday. The affirmative vote gives district officials authority to raise $1.3 million per year for each of the next three...
April 6, 2011 - 7:51am