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River Falls Journal
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
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
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
December 2, 2016
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker says he will consider putting limits on the recounts that losing candidates can seek. The Republican Walker is...
December 2, 2016 - 12:02pm
November 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Early ballots returning from Obama-backed counties; UW revokes season tickets, apologizes for noose incident; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of this year's early voters are from counties that helped re-elect Democrat Barack Obama for president in 2012. The state Elections Commission says almost 800,000 state residents have cast absentee ballots as of Monday morning -- and the political news website WisPolitics.com...
November 8, 2016 - 7:43am
September 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
MADISON -- It will soon be against the law in Wisconsin to talk on a hand-held cellphone while driving through a construction zone. Starting Saturday, those who don't stop chatting when passing orange barrels and highway workers can be given a $40 ticket. The only exception is for...
September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm
July 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State of emergency declared; 'Blue Lives Matter' debuts at Capitol; eight more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency in eight counties in far northern Wisconsin where storms Monday killed a former mayor, destroyed dozens of boats at a Lake Superior harbor, and dumped 10 inches of rain. Fifty-six-year-old Mitchell Koski, a former mayor of Montreal...
July 13, 2016 - 10:27am
June 8, 2016
Trump to Wisconsin, other Republicans: 'Get over it'; Gender not rallying point for Clinton among Wis. women; nine more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Donald Trump is telling Wisconsin's top Republicans to "get over it," after they criticized his stance against a federal judge due to his Mexican descent. Three of the state's highest GOP elected officials -- House Speaker Paul Ryan, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, and...
June 8, 2016 - 8:36am
May 3, 2016
Wisconsin crop planting lags behind 2015; Dems seek federal review of voter ID law; UW-Madison faculty cast no-confidence vote; eight more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Wisconsin farmers are off to a late start in planting their crops compared to one year ago, but it's still earlier than the norm for the past five years. The USDA says 22 percent of the state's corn crop is in the ground -- 9 percent less than this time in 2015,...
May 3, 2016 - 8:03am
November 5, 2009
Local student works on driving into the future
According to Zack Ward of River Falls, the auto industry and the United States need to push for better fuel economy. As a means to that end,...
November 5, 2009 - 9:02am
October 30, 2009
UW-Madison study tests if meditation or exercise can ward off colds/flu
Who needs flu vaccine when you exercise your risk away - or maybe even meditate? University of Wisconsin-Madison is studying 150 residents to see if exercise and meditation can ward off colds and the flu. It's well-known that meditation can reduce stress, and prevent certain chronic...
October 30, 2009 - 9:44am
October 5, 2009
UW-Madison officials soften proposed policy allowing doctors' presentations at medical firm events
Officials at University of Wisconsin-Madison have softened a proposed policy against letting doctors make presentations at events for outside medical firms and getting big money in the process. Doctors would still be banned from speaking to drug companies about new medications....
October 5, 2009 - 9:00am
September 25, 2009
State's first domino transplant patients recovering in Madison
Two patients at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison are recovering, after they received Wisconsin's first domino transplant. In a 12-hour operation this week, Joe Stoikes of Madison received a matching liver from a deceased donor and Stoikes' liver was then given to...
September 25, 2009 - 10:00am
September 15, 2009
UW-Madison scientists predict state temperatures for 2055
University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists say Wisconsin's average annual temperatures will jump by 4 to 9 degrees by 2055. They released a study Monday that's being touted as the first detailed research on climate change that was done locally. Researchers say the big difference...
September 15, 2009 - 9:00am
August 7, 2009
UW-Madison researcher's 'dual fuel' could save one-third fuel use in U.S.
Researchers at University of Wisconsin may have found the recipe to for cleaner, more efficient engines. Lead researcher Rolf Reitz, with the Engine Research Center at UW-Madison's School of Mechanical Engineering, says technology which mixes gasoline and diesel fuel in an engine's...
August 7, 2009 - 9:24am
May 26, 2009
UW-Madison student facing deportation to Nigeria receives her doctorate in pharmacy
A University of Wisconsin-Madison student who's been facing deportation to Nigeria has received her doctorate degree in pharmacy. Tope Awe, 24, was detained last spring. And after numerous requests from her fellow students, Tope was allowed to complete her final year of pharmacy...
May 26, 2009 - 9:00am