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River Falls Journal
Local students win poster, speech contests
U receives lots of new recycling bins
A life lived inventing
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 'It's time for a new era'
crime and courts
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
Falcon men clinch WIAC title
Memories resound as UWRF's Karges Center era closes
Small town kids, big league dreams
Darn that storm: Coffee concert canceled
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
She's bringing song back; feel free to join
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/7/17 Public Hearing re: Eagle Storage Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinance 2017-06
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
SHARING FAMILIES: 3/3/17 Annual Meeting Notice
SUMMONS: Applegate Inc. v. Elizabeth DeLabio; Case No. 17-SC-57
Roger N. Hines, 63
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Sheila Kinney Ambrose, 64
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
Real Estate Showcase
Town of River Falls
September 30, 2011
RF town: New policy to address ditch mowing
The citizens' road maintenance complaints have been heard and the Town of River Falls Board is responding with a policy. While only in the beginning stages, the roadside upkeep policy will address some recent complaints. The Town Board went through the preliminary draft and made...
September 30, 2011 - 10:33am
September 16, 2011
Days Gone By
Nadine Johnson submitted this photo of Randall School kids circa 1956-57. From left, Linda (Selleck) Huppert, Nadine Johnson, Vernon Pechacek,...
September 16, 2011 - 8:50am
September 8, 2011
She won for Roman
There was a new winner at the tractor pull at the annual Harvest Fest held recently at Kusilek's Hillside Farm. Janice Pechacek drove for the...
September 8, 2011 - 9:17am
August 22, 2011
What's new at your school?
With the 2011-12 school year fast approaching, students in River Falls are buying supplies to prepare. They aren't the only ones preparing. The...
August 22, 2011 - 9:48am
August 11, 2011
River Falls school referendum II: This time, multiple choice
At a special meeting last week, River Falls School Board members quickly concluded that with a few "tweaks" they could turn defeat into victory by holding a slightly revised referendum format in November. Last April, by a narrow margin (51.7%-48.3%), school district voters rejected...
August 11, 2011 - 10:02am
August 5, 2011
RF Town resident claims road visibility poor
At its Aug. 1 regular meeting, the River Falls Town Board heard from local farmer Terry Kusilek as he criticized inadequate driver visibility on some town roads. Kusilek travels often on Happy Valley Road and said it's not always easy to see clearly while driving. He said he's complained...
August 5, 2011 - 1:25pm
July 28, 2011
Substandard work on River Falls Town Hall needs to be redone
Another Town of River Falls board meeting was spent touring the Town Hall discussing repairs. The work in question had been put to bid. Contractor...
July 28, 2011 - 2:59pm
July 11, 2011
River Falls town resident wants better road upkeep
The River Falls Town Board listened at its July 5 meeting while Wade Frevert, W10042 690th Ave., criticized the town's road maintenance.
July 11, 2011 - 11:09am
June 16, 2011
Letter: Our state being auctioned to rich corporations
With six recall elections scheduled for July 12, our Republican representatives are quickly introducing and passing new legislation. To gain time to secure all of their interests, the Republican Party decided to run "fake democrats" -- forcing a primary and pushing back the election....
June 16, 2011 - 9:39am
June 9, 2011
Letter: My vote is for common sense
I recently drove by a home that had a hand painted sign, "We want Moore for WI." I'm wondering if this household realizes the "Moore" they will be getting is, "Moore" spending, "Moore" deficits, "Moore" taxes, and "Moore" restrictions. Sheila has voted to make property tax limits...
June 9, 2011 - 8:37am
May 31, 2011
Have-a-Heart bike run June 25
Have A Heart, an organization offering respite services for children and adults and more, located in the town of River Falls at W10356 Hwy. 29,...
May 31, 2011 - 3:10pm
May 27, 2011
Town of RF: After all costs get sorted out, road projects OK'd
Roadwork season is in full swing in most areas and the town of River Falls is no exception. Bids for road projects were analyzed and presented at the town's May 16 meeting. After going through the numbers and going over the current budget, Town Highway employee Brian Weber was...
May 27, 2011 - 10:12am
May 26, 2011
Letter: Grateful for this compassionate school
We just want to thank Mrs. Follstad's 3rd grade class and all of the staff and students at Rocky Branch Elementary for being so kind to our son, Carter. It has been an amazing journey with Carter since he was diagnosed six years ago with autism. The staff and all of Carter's classmates...
May 26, 2011 - 12:10pm
May 19, 2011
Letter: Republicans riding Obama's coattails
I read, with interest, Sheila Harsdorf's recent letter in which she reports that the Wisconsin business climate has climbed some 17 states in the rankings of Chief Executive magazine. As a scientist, of sorts, I found a jump of that magnitude uncommon, so I Googled ChiefExecutive.net. The...
May 19, 2011 - 10:24am
Letter: Moving day ahead for these politicians
Boxes, lamps and sofas moved from apartments to trailers and trucks as students with gowns draped over their arms and weary parents walked about the Madison campus this weekend. Moving day is a moving experience for students and families as they separate what has been from what will...
May 19, 2011 - 10:23am