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Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
July 18, 2016
School collection drive to be held in River Falls
WESTconsin Credit Union is again collecting school supplies and monetary donations for families in need from July 25 to Aug. 6. Donations made at the River Falls branch office, 1207 N. Main St., will be delivered to River Falls area students for distribution. All items will be accepted...
July 18, 2016 - 12:45pm
August 14, 2014
School supply lists online, at local stores
School for local children is only a couple of weeks away. In the last weeks of summer parents have been busy buying school clothes and supplies....
August 14, 2014 - 11:11am
June 2, 2014
Mill City Museum field trip
Greenwood Elementary School third graders read about Minneapolis as a mill city in their LEAD 21 reading series, then took a trip to the Mill...
June 2, 2014 - 8:57am
April 30, 2014
Give it up for Greenwood
This year’s Saturday, April 26, Great Greenwood Giveaway drew a record turnout of nearly 900, with 600 people coming through the school doors...
April 30, 2014 - 9:26am
June 25, 2013
Sweat equity: New River Falls School District hire put on hot spot
It's been baptism by fire for the school district's new building and grounds director. Art Tobin began work in late April. A month later he was...
June 25, 2013 - 2:38pm
May 7, 2013
Westside Carnival a huge success
Families flocked to Westside Elementary School on May 4, for the annual Westside Carnival. The carnival included numerous games, wacky hair,...
May 7, 2013 - 2:55pm
March 13, 2013
Greenwood Elementary carnival: One to remember
Greenwood Elementary School's Feb. 23 annual winter carnival brought lots of fun for scores of families and children and raised about $7,000...
March 13, 2013 - 9:01am
February 21, 2013
Students show compassion
Students from Rocky Branch Elementary participated in an all-school cereal box drive for the River Falls Community Food Pantry. The school collected...
February 21, 2013 - 8:14am
August 20, 2010
Find out which bus will be stopping by your house
School starts Wednesday, Sept. 1, and those big yellow buses will be back on the road transporting middle and high school students. Please note...
August 20, 2010 - 2:17pm
July 3, 2010
Chapin recommended as new MMS principal
Mark Chapin, assistant Meyer Middle School principal, is being recommended by Superintendent Tom Westerhaus to become the school's acting principal. The...
July 3, 2010 - 3:37am
June 7, 2010
Class of 2000 plans reunion
The River Falls High School Class of 2000 will be hosting a reunion at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 9, at Junior's (Best Western), 100 Spring St. Classmates...
June 7, 2010 - 8:53am
May 6, 2010
Your Schools: Office visit proves student innovation flourishes here
Late on a Thursday afternoon recently, I had a most enjoyable visit from six "Improv Monks!" The "monks" are 5th grade students from across...
May 6, 2010 - 12:20pm
April 29, 2010
RFHS bands present pops concerts
The River Falls High School band program will present "That's Entertainment, Evening at the Pops" at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May...
arts and entertainment/Life
April 29, 2010 - 12:15pm
April 12, 2010
Your Schools: Proactive review determines most cost-effective solutions
Editor's note: This week's guest columnist is Chad Smurawa, director of Finance and Facilities Management for the School District of River Falls. My...
April 12, 2010 - 2:50am
April 5, 2010
Students of the Month selected at middle school
Fourteen students were recently recognized by their teachers from each grade level and house at Meyer Middle School during the month of February, for the outstanding work and social and academic skills they displayed in their respective classrooms. Students of the Month for February...
April 5, 2010 - 4:33pm