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May 19, 2016
German exchange student Pearla Postacioglu (left) is shown on Prom day, April 23, with her host sister Olivia Fronmueller, 16. Postacioglu said she’s enjoying typical American experiences, such as prom. (Submitted photo)
RFHS exchange student to spend remaining time 'making memories'
May 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 30, 2016
Cyndi Cashman, Lisa Weiss, Dick Rinehart and Jeff Husby stand by the intersection they view as unsafe at Hwy. 29/County Road FF/770th Avenue with Comforts of Home in the background. Big contributions from Weiss, Rinehart and Husby will allow for the purchase of a new streetlight there. Cashman's 2009 Ford Explorer, parked to the left, was rearended a few years ago at that intersection. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Let there be light: Concerned citizens make it happen
April 30, 2016 - 6:00am
April 23, 2016
The team from  First Covenant Church took a photo together in the village of Lote Tres. Shown are Melissa Ertsgaard, Nicole Ekstrom, Krista Majerus, and Sarah Johnson. Standing are: Lanny Neel, Jim Harsdorf, Helen Usiak, Bob Usiak, Sue Kimball, Sarah Smith, Pastor Todd Ertsgaard, Danielle Ertsgaard, Angie Branum and Mark Kimball.
River Falls church members make 'family' connections in Ecuador
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
April 9, 2016
St. Bridget students enjoyed snowshoeing and cross country skiing, among many other activities during a five day long retreat to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center near Lake Superior, last month. (Submitted photos)
St. B’s students challenged in up north adventure
April 9, 2016 - 6:00am
April 2, 2016
Open Mike: International campfire memories rekindled
April 2, 2016 - 11:27am
March 18, 2016
Bill Smith of River Falls casting surface plugs for snappers on the Belize barrier reef. (Dan Wilcox photo)
Wild Side: There’s lots to see in the sea in Belize
March 18, 2016 - 1:51pm
March 16, 2016
River piers 13 through 8 are depicted in this construction photo of the St. Croix Crossing bridge . The Wisconsin bluff in the town of St. Joseph is at the bottom of the photo and Oak Park Heights, Minnesota is at the top. Pier 13 is closest to Wisconsin and 8 is closest to Minnesota. (Aerial photos by Mike Demulling, New Richmond Regional Airport)
Work goes on for Wisconsin/Minnesota bridge
March 16, 2016 - 3:22pm
December 23, 2015
River Falls High School exchange studnet Damien Beauge (center) is shown with his host family, Javin (left) and Travis (right) Hintz. Beauge comes to River Falls from France, and said he's looking forward to experiencing an American Christmas. (Sbumitted photo)
RFHS French exchange student: From burgers to car show, he’s getting the American experience
December 23, 2015 - 6:00am
December 4, 2015
River Falls High School and UW-River Falls graduate Sadie Clarke is working with a group called The Next Chapter in Tanzania, to help get children in Arusha, Tanzania, off the streets.
‘Dedicated’ River Falls woman reaches out to street kids of Africa
December 4, 2015 - 6:00am
September 19, 2015
Area group wants wheels to turn for new train of thought
September 19, 2015 - 6:00am
September 3, 2015
A worker continues installation of the flashing pedestrian lights going in at Main and Union Streets.
Construction continues on crosswalk light at Main and Union
September 3, 2015 - 1:26pm
August 21, 2015
River Falls drivers: Radio roadwork to start Monday
August 21, 2015 - 4:38pm
August 20, 2015
Ruth and Paul Twomey have parked their trailer in River Falls for the past five summers. They say they first discovered the little camping area in Hoffman Park when they saw a sign along the highway. They took a look and have been here every summer since.
Traveling ‘vagabonds’ now make River Falls their summer home
August 20, 2015 - 6:00am
June 30, 2015
Joel Sweeney, aka Durango Joe, is shown with one of his Durango trucks he uses to provide free sober ride service. He wears his signature sunglasses, leather chaps, gloves and black hat. He’s a well-known fixture in downtown River Falls when the bars close. (River Falls Journal photo by Deb Eliason)
Driving again, but in the right direction
June 30, 2015 - 4:56pm
June 28, 2015
Proposal would expand loop trailhead near new bridge
June 28, 2015 - 11:17am