Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Traffic troubles; Critter patrol
Council candidates name their top priorities
Wisconsin roundup: State’s jobless rate now at record-low 2.9 percent; more state news stories
Students share why they walked out
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly passes juvenile justice bill, more key votes on tap; more state news stories
crime and courts
UWRF removes interim tag on Lanning
Falcons shine on spring trip
Honors pile up for gymnasts
Falcon Roundup: Moran, Nielsen All-Americans; Herink named to NABC All-District team
WIAA extends facilities agreement with UW
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
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017-18 Budget Adjustments
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 2018 Outfall Reconstruction Project
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/27/18 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/27/18 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF TROY: 4/5/18 Hearing - Proposed Cell Tower (Chinnock Lane)
Harel Chiropractic Welcomes New Acupuncturist
CPA Firm Bauman Associates Promotes Bernie Hull as COO and Director of HR
Momma's Bling Thing opens on Main Street
Feds say no to permit for Michigan mine
WITC-New Richmond Earns Family Friendly Workplace Certification
Place a Business Announcement
Nola Jo Janicki
Rosella Anna Huppert
Stewart A. Lentz
Evan Lyle Hall
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Greg Peters column: Paying it forward
Speed of Life column: When enough is enough
Viewpoint: Giving a voice to people who live with disabilities
Woodworking column: Caveat Emptor
Letters to the editor: Why should children pay the penalty?
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
Town of River Falls
July 12, 2013
RF Town's new mining law brings one dissenting vote
River Falls Town Board supervisors voted 4-1 to pass a nonmetallic mining law they and the Planning Commission have worked on for a year at the July 1 meeting. The new law covers environmental concerns related to the frac-sand mining boom that's revolutionized the nation's gas and...
July 12, 2013 - 8:39am
June 14, 2013
River Falls teen hurt in car crash
Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured driver as Jonathan R. Meyer. He was driving a...
June 14, 2013 - 9:39am
May 23, 2013
Town OKs business to provide baked goods, cooking classes
When Catharine Noel was laid off from her job, she decided to "reinvent herself and use her talents" to create a new business venture she calls The Roost from her rural home. Noel, N8480 850th St., was granted a conditional use permit at the town of River Falls regular board meeting...
May 23, 2013 - 11:24am
May 13, 2013
What a mess: Roadwork, clean up must begin
With winter's icy grip finally melted away, town of River Falls officials are focused on road repairs and cleaning debris from the recent snowstorm. With winter's icy grip finally melted away, town of River Falls officials are focused on road repairs and cleaning debris from last...
May 13, 2013 - 9:29am
April 18, 2013
Letter: Don't kill yourself
There have been an excruciatingly high number of suicides in our little community recently and our hearts are heavy for family and friends. If you are considering suicide, don't do it. Get help. Don't give up. While you don't see it now, there is always hope. You have options....
April 18, 2013 - 1:14pm
April 9, 2013
Road workers get no respect
Spring was in the air at the April 1 town of River Falls board meeting as talk turned to the Annual Meeting, training a new treasurer, snow removal on roads, junk cars and the next newsletter. Long-time treasurer Caroline Hamilton's term ends this month. The board will train a new...
April 9, 2013 - 2:28pm
March 28, 2013
Town of River Falls: Treasurer's race contested
In the town of River Falls the treasurer position is up for grabs. Below is a statement from each of the candidates. Rita Kozak As a 25 year...
March 28, 2013 - 9:30am
January 14, 2013
RF town treasurer retires after 26-plus years
River Falls Town Board members confirmed at the Monday, Jan. 7, regular town board meeting that long-time Treasurer Caroline Hamilton will not be running for reelection in April. Hamilton will submit a retirement letter to the town board, said Chairwoman Diana Smith.
January 14, 2013 - 10:26am
December 11, 2012
Neighbors will build fences to contain cattle
Board members helped craft an amiable resolution to a fence and loose-cattle dispute between neighbors at the town of River Falls regular board meeting Dec. 3. At the Nov. 19 board meeting, Mark Gehl, N7573 730th Ave., told the board he was fed up with loose, wild cattle damaging...
December 11, 2012 - 9:04am
December 3, 2012
Town extends frac ban, gives cattle advice
A public hearing to extend the moratorium on the expansion of existing and creation of new nonmetallic mining operations was held at the town of River Falls regular board meeting Monday, Nov.
December 3, 2012 - 9:41am
October 29, 2012
Town renames cemetery after historic local family
A public hearing for a cemetery law was held at the town of River Falls regular board meeting Monday, Oct.
October 29, 2012 - 9:17am
August 9, 2012
Melvin and Geraldine Nielsen celebrate 50th
Melvin and Geraldine Nielsen of River Falls Township will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner and dance on Saturday,...
August 9, 2012 - 10:42am
July 27, 2012
Big-gathering law used for first time
Another year, another Harvest Fest. This time the occasion will fall under guidelines set by a recently passed town law. A temporary liquor license was granted to David Kusilek at the River Falls Town Board meeting Monday, July 16, for the family's annual festival. The event will...
July 27, 2012 - 10:17am
July 12, 2012
Heat forces quick RF town meeting
A brief meeting was in order on Monday, July 2, when the town of River Falls Board met in 93-degree heat. The board continued to discuss signage on town roads. A "left turn must yield sign" that was approved last month to be put at the intersection of 950th and 749th streets has...
July 12, 2012 - 10:01am
June 29, 2012
RF town planners address safety and speed concerns
Road safety precautions for the town of River Falls was the main topic of discussion Monday, June 18, at a brief Town Board meeting. Possible changes to speed limits and additions of road signage were proposed after a resident requested a speed limit change for Robin's Crest Road. "The...
June 29, 2012 - 10:17am