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River Falls Journal
Police Beat: Man can’t stop begging, Why can’t I go back to Johnnie’s?
Back to school supply drive
Investigation preceded county official’s resignation
Pranks in the River Falls School District: The sky is no longer the limit
Toddler drowns in rural Prescott
crime and courts
436 compete at Border Crossing race in River Falls
No clubs needed for this golf game
River Falls Legion team stays unbeaten at state, plays Friday night
State title for Legion juniors, beat Beaver Dam for championship
Kids fishing event held July 25 at Lake Mallalieu
Weekend Happenings: July 31 – Aug.2
Shakespeare in the park coming soon
Walkers to honor those who have suffered personal losses
Kids meet 'Local Heroes' at Library
Featured photo: Directions to the moon
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/11/15 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/10/15 Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting
Town of Pleasant Valley Monthly Board Meeting Notice - Aug. 11
TOWN OF TROY: 8/13/15 Town Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/12/15 Historic Preservation Comm. Meeting
Virginia Marie Madsen, 90
Lorraine E. Swanson, 91
Barbara M. Avise, 69
Jean Hansen, 91
Virginia Marie Madsen, 90
Days Gone By: Flourishing local brickyard burned in July of 1889
Days Gone By: Battle between ‘wets’ and ‘drys’ raged on and on
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
Days Gone By: 1888 saw the rise of temperance groups and the fall of saloons in the city
August 17, 2009
Janesville church covers back-to-school supplies for students
Ninety-nine percent of the students at Janesville's Wilson Elementary School get a free or reduced-price lunch. Now, they will also receive free school supplies and gym shoes thanks to donations from St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School. Pastor Jason Schockman has covered almost...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
August 11, 2009
School districts receive federal funds for homeless students
Thirty Wisconsin school districts will get federal funds to help homeless students and their families. Only about 12 school systems normally get the money. But thanks to the stimulus package, Wisconsin is getting an extra $900,000 on top of the $688,000 from the homeless aid program....
August 11, 2009 - 9:00am
March 20, 2009
Students of the Month noted at MMS
Fourteen students were recently recognized by their teachers from each grade level and house at Meyer Middle School during the month of January, due to the outstanding work and social and academic skills displayed in their respective classrooms. Zach King, Lexy Getschel, Danielle...
March 20, 2009 - 10:38am
July 24, 2008
Teens take a hands-on approach to the Orient
Seven River Falls High School students flew halfway around the globe in June. Jo Dougherty, Japanese teacher for both the high school and middle school, led the students on an 18-day tour of Japan, showing them landmarks like the Tokyo Tower and Hiroshima, and immersing them in Japanese...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Their hard work, good efforts all add up
They were selected by their teachers for a high level of achievement in mathematics. Teachers making the student selections were Sue Popelka and George Baumgartner. Criteria for nominations included: Effort and attitude that was consistently positive Showing marked improvement...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Scientific studies reveal their scholastic accomplishments
Luke Johnson, the son of Matt and Stephanie Johnson, and Kaitlyn Florer, the daughter of Tom and Sue Florer, share the honor of being named May's Students of the Month at the high school. They were selected by their teachers for a high level of achievement in science.
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Reading scores about the same for Wisconsin students
Wisconsin school students had about the same scores on their statewide reading tests as they did a year ago. That's according to figures being released today on the Knowledge and Concepts Exams taken by 434,000 youngsters. In math, third-graders increased their scores by 1 percentage...
May 30, 2008 - 9:00am
May 29, 2008
Middle school teachers choose April's achievers
The following students are Students of the Month at Meyer Middle School, representing teachers' choices for April. They were picked on the basis of outstanding work on an individual project or for outstanding performance and attitude on an ongoing basis. Kyle Duex and Lauren Steinhoff Kyle...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am