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River Falls Journal
Rep. Kind plans listening session in RF
River Falls Police sergeant earns FBI training credentials
No-wake boating restriction in effect on St. Croix River
Students of the month selected at middle school
Ramshackle home condemned after man’s arrest for battery
crime and courts
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
Youth state bowlers
Falcons beat St. Thomas in 3rd place game at national tourney
Powerlifters third at state
Take Back: They are asking you to join them
Click to print coloring contest
Upcoming UWRF music concerts
Egg hunting event draws large crowd
Brownies take a Girl Scout journey
arts and entertainment
Dr. Raymond V. Anderson, 91
Debra A. Sears, 55
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Eva M. Boese, 96
Joseph J. Halpin, 80
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/21/14 Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 4/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 1/16/13 Meeting Notice
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
Days Gone By:
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
August 29, 2013
Letter: Never that far away
There are some of us Sun City, Ariz., retirees who just can’t get River Falls out of our minds. We’ve been meeting every Monday morning for breakfast since the late 1980s, and are still going strong — even in the hot Arizona summers when the snowbirds have all gone...
opinion / letters
August 29, 2013 - 10:56am
August 22, 2013
Scotland encounter is eye-opener for Stout, UWRF students
DALKEITH, Scotland -- Claire Quade’s summer in Scotland didn’t go quite the way she planned. It went even better. “I never thought while...
news / education
August 22, 2013 - 3:57pm
August 10, 2013
Two-vehicle accident leads to rollover, injuries
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident led to an injury late Friday afternoon at the north intersection of Hwys. 29 and 63 in Martell Township. A little after a 5 p.m. an accident report came into Pierce County Dispatch. The two-vehicle accident led to a rollover of one of the vehicle...
news / accidents
August 10, 2013 - 6:02pm
July 3, 2013
Wood Working: I fear we’re edging closer to urban demise
Several years ago my wife and I visited a friend in Grosse Pointe Park, Mich. a posh suburb of Detroit. To get there we chose to drive through Detroit’s downtown. What an eye-opener! Storefronts were closed. There seemed to be no one on the streets, sort of like San Francisco in...
opinion / columns
July 3, 2013 - 2:24pm
July 2, 2013
German author introduced book at River Falls Library
July 2, 2013 - 8:29am
June 3, 2013
Radio Road construction ongoing
Road work on the Radio Road interchange, which will completed in August 2014, continues this week with multiples projects. The project website,...
June 3, 2013 - 11:25am
May 23, 2013
State Patrol to use aerial speed traps
The State Patrol is stepping up its use of airplanes to catch speeders on Wisconsin highways. The practice used to be a lot more common than in recent years, when it was scaled back due to tight budgets. Now, Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb tells the "Wausau Daily Herald"...
May 23, 2013 - 1:56pm
May 16, 2013
Stillwater bridge builders hold public meeting
People wanting to know more about the new St. Croix River bridge can attend either of two open houses scheduled by the departments of transportation in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Agency officials from both states will be explaining the project, listening to concerns and answering...
May 16, 2013 - 11:36am
City holds parking-meter update meeting
River Falls invites any citizens interested to a public meeting 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, in the lower-level Council chamber of City Hall, 222 Lewis Street. Police Chief Roger Leque and David Hovel will give a brief presentation on the status of the parking-meter moratorium imposed...
news / government
May 16, 2013 - 9:57am
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
May 8, 2013
Golden shovels mark official start of Radio interchange
A few dozen folks gathered 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 along Chapman Drive near Hwy. 35 to commemorate the official dirt-moving start of the Radio Road Interchange project slated for completion in 2014. City Engineer Reid Wronski said at the groundbreaking that work begins along Paulson...
news / government / business /
May 8, 2013 - 4:37pm
Riders hold thumbs up for local taxi
Some of its patrons call the River Falls Shared-Ride Taxi Service the best-kept secret in town. A visit to its office last Friday revealed...
news / business / / government
May 8, 2013 - 10:00am
May 7, 2013
Local checks NYC off bucket list
Local resident and two-time cancer survivor Cyndi Cashman traveled in early April with a group of 31 ladies aged 13-83 on a trip to New York City, an item Cashman said has been on her bucket list a long time. As she talked to friends and family about the wish, she found others who...
May 7, 2013 - 9:21am
May 3, 2013
Bike riding shifts into high gear with season, status, sporty challenge
About 50 wheeled riders in the group WeBike pedaled off together from Veterans Park around 6 p.m. the night of Friday, April 26, for the first community bike ride of the season. Together, the leisure riders follow one of several four-to-five-mile routes. The bicycling season cranks...
health / news / life
May 3, 2013 - 8:38am
April 19, 2013
Stillwater lift bridge starts summer schedule
Many may take it as a sure sign of spring when the Stillwater Lift Bridge starts its summer lift schedule for boat traffic 8 a.m. April 24. Drivers could experience delays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 23rd while the lift span is tested and bridge operators are trained. The...
April 19, 2013 - 12:22pm