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River Falls Journal
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
River Falls High School leaks still a pain; worse in the library
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Tech college alumni invited to become mentors
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
River Falls Public Library hosts open house
Overnight snows make Sunday fun for some
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 2-4
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/25/16 Special Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 12/13/16 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/25/16 Special Meeting Minutes
AMENDED FORECLOSURE: HSBC Bank v. Natalie R. Overbye; Case No. 12-CV-152
Joan Ellen Bougie, 79
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Featured letter to the editor: Here's why I am so thankful for my dad
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
Featured reader letter
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Real Estate Showcase
July 25, 2016
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
When a personal tragedy strikes, one of the most important details for loved ones to figure out is how to best honor the individual whose life was cut short. That is what a Pierce County family set out to do after Prescott High School junior Tyler James Orpen, a 16-year-old from River...
July 25, 2016 - 5:00am
July 23, 2016
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Few people seem to drive the speed limit on Glover Road in the town of Troy. Those who do tend to be people who live nearby. This observation was made by residents showing up at the July 14 Troy Town Board meeting. They expressed safety concerns. The road has seen a traffic increase...
July 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 8, 2016
Authorities: Malfunction caused bus on I-94 to display 'call police' message
A metro bus headed eastbound on Interstate 94 created a false alarm during Friday's morning rush hour. The bus was seen displaying “call police” on its overhead display, prompting two Washington County sheriff's deputies to respond. The bus was pulled over at 7:42 a.m. just east...
July 8, 2016 - 9:53am
June 30, 2016
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of the major highway projects in Wisconsin are being put on hold at noon Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says peak travel times are expected to be from noon to 8 p.m. both Friday and Monday. DOT officials...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
April 28, 2016
Mock crash makes real impact
River Falls High School SOS (Students Offering Support) students organized a mock car crash, with the help of River Falls emergency responders,...
April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
I-94 bridge work to affect St. Croix traffic with overnight lane closings
Work to replace the 200th Street Bridge over I-94 in St. Croix County will result in overnight lane closures from Monday to Friday, May 2-6....
April 28, 2016 - 10:11am
April 1, 2016
Flashers at Cascade and Spruce keep malfunctioning
The city of River Falls is experiencing problems with the pedestrian warning flashers on Cascade Avenue at Spruce Street that are causing the...
April 1, 2016 - 10:27am
March 25, 2016
The Salt of River Falls: City’s formula has the right stuff
River Falls street crews have been recognized with a Safe and Sustainable Snowfighting award for using road salt in an effective, environmentally...
March 25, 2016 - 4:07pm
March 3, 2016
Fatal crash reported on Hwy. 35/65; fund for family set up
A New Richmond man was the victim in a fatal car accident Monday morning, Feb. 29. Deputy Police Chief Jon Aubart identified him as 19-year...
March 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
December 17, 2015
Highway intersection fix: What will it take? New lighting, turn lanes?
A westbound no-passing zone has been extended and 45 mph advisory speed limits posted but town of River Falls resident Cyndi Cashman believes...
December 17, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
River Falls man accused of crashing into cop in St. Paul
Minnesota authorities said a River Falls man was driving drunk when the vehicle he was operating slammed into a police squad in the Twin Cities. The Minnesota State Patrol said Chad D. Anderson, 34, was the driving a Ford Fusion at 12:41 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, when it crashed into...
News/crime and courts
December 16, 2015 - 4:42pm
November 18, 2015
Accident slows Wednesday afternoon traffic
Emergency vehicle lights lit up the rainy afternoon Wednesday, Nov. 18, on a portion of the Hwy. 35/65 bypass. River Falls EMS and River Falls...
November 18, 2015 - 4:24pm
November 13, 2015
Video: River Falls city engineer shows, explains about current, future road projects
A city of River Falls fall video narrated by City Engineer Reid Wronski gives an overview of changes underway and coming up at Chapman Drive, Radio Road, County Road MM and Mann Lane. The changes are part of cooperative deals made between the city, town of Troy and St. Croix County....
November 13, 2015 - 9:49am
October 21, 2015
River Falls seasonal label: Be in odd or be it even
As it does each year, the city of River Falls will try to keep local streets passable through snowy winter months by implementing an odd/even...
October 21, 2015 - 4:00pm
September 19, 2015
Area group wants wheels to turn for new train of thought
Could there be a dramatic shift in the way people get from point A to point B? Some say yes, that trains are set to make a big resurgence. The...
September 19, 2015 - 6:00am