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Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
UWRF professor’s new rose a winner
Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
crime and courts
Wildcat gymnasts heading to state; girls regional hoops champs
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Get a look at the stars
Check out businesses of the future
Dignity quilts donated
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Public Hearings - Storm Water Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/10/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 3/12/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Paul Daniel Hoffmeyer, 71
Sonja C. Johnson
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
Get Out! Deals
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
May 8, 2009
UW announces more cuts, no handshakes
UW System President Kevin Reilly said Wednesday in an electronic message that Wisconsin's university system faces bigger cuts than Governor Jim Doyle first thought. New projections show the state-budget deficit to be about $1 billion higher than initial estimates, pushing the shortfall...
news / education
May 8, 2009 - 12:26pm
May 6, 2009
UPDATED: Pick your plants starting Wednesday
UW-River Falls Horticulture students grew a wide variety of plants to sell 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday near the north entrance of the University...
May 6, 2009 - 12:28pm
May 1, 2009
UW-RF holds colt sale
UW-River Falls' equine program offers about 45 horses for sale 2 p.m. Saturday at lab farm #1 (S. Wasson Lane) during its 33rd annual colt sale. It caters to people "seeking a well-bred western performance horse to add to their reining, cutting or cow-horse passion." The sale features...
May 1, 2009 - 9:10am
March 19, 2009
UW-RF fills two top positions
UW-River Falls released announcements Wednesday and Thursday that it hired people for two of its top jobs. Fernando Delgado accepted an offer to start July 1 as the institution's provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs. He now serves as dean of the College of Liberal Arts...
March 19, 2009 - 10:47am
March 6, 2009
Tissue, cellular science center launches Monday
Scientific, industrial, political and educational heavy weights gather Monday in the Riverview Ballroom of UW-River Falls' University Center to take a virtual tour of the new Tissue and Cellular Innovation Center. TCIC Director and UW-RF Associate Professor Timothy Lyden, Ph.D.,...
March 6, 2009 - 9:38am
August 14, 2008
Stepping stone for students
Aaron Degerness used to take care of the Kansas City Chiefs' dirty laundry at the team's summer training camp in River Falls. Today, he's helping Brett Favre make a smooth transition into his new role as the starting quarterback of the New York Jets. Degerness, a former UW-RF student...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Rookie reporter starts job at Journal
Katrina Styx has been hired as this summer's news intern at the River Falls Journal.
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Support elementary students in "Battle of the Books"
On Monday, May 12, UW-River Falls will host the Battle of the Books at 116 Wyman Education Building. River Falls children in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades have read over 20 books preparing for this event. They will compete with one another and show what they've learned by answering questions...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 7, 2008
Five Falcons win WIAC titles track and field
UW-River Falls' Becca Jordahl won two individual championships, and Vicki Cooper, Krista Hasselquist, Becky Ponick and Charlie Sowa all won one at the WIAC Track and Field Championships last weekend at UW-Eau Claire. Jordahl and Cooper both earned additional honors after the meet....
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Former Falcon drafted
Former UW-River Falls football player Owen Schmitt was drafted in the fifth round of the National Football League draft by the Seattle Seahawks Sunday. Schmitt, who left UW-RF after his freshman season and became a three-year starter at fullback at West Virginia, was the 163rd overall...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Eighteen students from the UW-RF ROTC took part in a hands-on training exercise on the mound at Hoffman Park, designed to emulate real-world situations with the use of facsimile military equipment, including rubber M-16 rifles. According to Major Tabb Benzinger at UW-RF, the students...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 10, 2008
Marketing class helps nonprofit organizations
A new special topics in marketing communications class at UW-River Falls teaches nonprofit marketing skills by pairing students with nonprofit organizations in need of services. The course allows students to research and design promotional strategies used by nonprofits, says lecturer...
April 10, 2008 - 12:00am