Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Fake IDs remain problem for bars, liquor stores
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
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
Letter: Steve: You're a hero
You have served us well, Steve Linehan, a veteran bus driver for 16 years in the River Falls School District. Yesterday was your finest day....
September 27, 2013 - 9:43am
Editorial: Quiet heroics
What qualifications are necessary to earn the title “Hero”? By our measure, we think local resident Steve Linehan met and exceeded the bar last Thursday morning. Linehan, whose face might be familiar to some as the guy who plays Santa Claus in Veteran’s Park during the holiday...
September 27, 2013 - 9:30am
September 19, 2013
UPDATE 2: Children escape bus fire
Forty children were safely evacuated from a River Falls School District bus Thursday morning after the snub-nosed coach caught fire while traveling...
September 19, 2013 - 9:36am
September 13, 2013
Letter: UWRF students: Don’t bolt, look before you cross
I am very aware that college is back in session as there are students walking everywhere. As a driver I try to see them as much as possible. I gladly stop when they are in a crosswalk to legally cross the street, but I am getting heart palpitations having to stop on command (and...
September 13, 2013 - 9:22am
July 24, 2013
WI DOT tells motorists: Truck traffic to increase on Hwy. 35
Beginning Wednesday, July 24, drivers going Hwy. 35 north of Hudson can expect additional truck traffic entering and exiting the site of the...
July 24, 2013 - 4:23pm
June 3, 2013
Annual roadcheck program helps prevent large-truck crashes, starts June 4
To prevent large-truck crashes, the Wisconsin State Patrol will participate in the annual Roadcheck program from Tuesday to Thursday, June 4...
June 3, 2013 - 12:36pm
April 10, 2013
Golf carts allowed on city streets in Prescott
PRESCOTT--The Prescott City Council has approved an ordinance allowing legal operation of golf carts on city streets, Police Chief Mike R. Bondarenko...
April 10, 2013 - 12:58pm
March 26, 2013
That darned flying hardtop, where can it be?
A velomobile hardtop (part of a recumbent tricycle) was lost from the back of a pickup truck traveling on Highway 65 between Beldenville and...
March 26, 2013 - 2:29pm
March 22, 2013
Editorial: Hwy. 35's transformation is a much-needed project
Journal readers last week noticed the front-page story detailing the March 1 two-car crash involving retired teacher and council member Dave Cronk on Hwy. 35N and Radio Road. Cronk was crossing the highway from Radio Road when he collided with a River Falls woman driving south on...
March 22, 2013 - 10:33am
February 2, 2013
Letter: Highway project unnecessary; we need smarter spending
The Radio Road overpass (set for 2013-14) is a waste of our tax dollars and a future burden on taxpayers. River Falls taxpayers not only will be spending $4 million now, it will also cost us tax dollars for upkeep far into the future. The overpass is not needed: 1. Driving is...
February 2, 2013 - 1:58pm
December 26, 2012
State Patrol: To avoid a DWI or a crash, designate before you celebrate
MADISON -- While no one really knows what the new year will bring, everyone can take steps to make sure 2013 doesn't start with a drunk-driving...
December 26, 2012 - 12:02pm
December 13, 2012
Students study city taxi operations
Council member Tom Caflisch gave high marks at the council meeting Tuesday night to a group of UW-River Falls students who, as part of a no-action...
December 13, 2012 - 9:44am
October 22, 2012
Does health of suburbs ride on rail?
The St. Croix Valley Rail Group, formerly known as the Hudson-River Falls Area Rail Group, hosts a free presentation 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23,...
October 22, 2012 - 8:31am
September 5, 2012
Another change of plans with Hastings bridge -- no closures planned for this weekend
HASTINGS - There has been a change of plans with the upcoming move of the main span for the new Hastings bridge. That change means there will...
September 5, 2012 - 8:51am
August 30, 2012
St. Croix County keeps transportation alternates on the table
Although the Minnesota Gateway Corridor project has decided to stop at Hudson, and not go all the way into St. Croix County for now, St. Croix County had decided not to let the issue of alternative commuter transportation options get pushed off the table. Clarence "Buck" Malick,...
August 30, 2012 - 7:05am