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Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
One more time: Sirens to blare
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
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March 13, 2013
As winter ends, sounds of spring begin
Winter has its share of nasty storms, but the ones in spring and summer are preceded by the city's warning sirens. Those sirens must be tested...
March 13, 2013 - 12:21pm
March 5, 2013
Weather disrupts garbage service
An announcement on the City of River Falls' web site says heavy snow prevented Advanced Disposal garbage truck from pickup up residential garbage...
March 5, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATE: Accidents causing I-94 slowdowns; Red Cedar bridge crash now cleared
Traffic accidents near Hudson and Menomonie caused temporary slowdowns for travelers Tuesday morning. The State Patrol announced about 10:10...
March 5, 2013 - 9:00am
February 11, 2013
Weather disrupts afternoon commute
Blowing and drifting snow on top of a wintry mix made for slippery roadways the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 11, when around 3:15 p.m., a passerby...
February 11, 2013 - 4:10pm
January 30, 2013
Winter rages on
The National Weather Service, as well as Wisconsin's Department of Emergency Management, warned the afternoon of Jan. 30 of the various winter-weather...
January 30, 2013 - 4:41pm
January 29, 2013
UPDATE: River Falls schools close; other area schools starting late Tuesday
Following a two-hour delay announced early Tuesday, River Falls school officials decided to close for the day, Superintendent Tom Westerhaus announced about 7:40 a.m. River Falls and many other area schools were to be opening two hours late Tuesday but as the morning unfolded, it...
January 29, 2013 - 5:39am
January 25, 2013
Experts expect higher beef prices
Beef will cost more in 2013 as shoppers pay for the effects of last year's drought. UW River Falls agricultural economist Brenda Boetel told a forum in Madison Jan. 23 that a $5 pound of beef could rise by up to 20 cents during the year. That's because the drought will reduce supplies...
January 25, 2013 - 11:35am
January 18, 2013
State warns against dangerous temperatures
The National Weather Service says strong winds and plummeting temperatures will make for a bitterly cold combination this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. These are expected to be the coldest days of the winter so far with highs only in the single digits and dangerously low wind chills....
January 18, 2013 - 9:59am
January 14, 2013
Water-main break offers MMS students extended weekend
The big chill that settled over River Falls this past weekend heaved the Ninth Street and prompting cancellation of Monday classes for Meyer...
January 14, 2013 - 12:26pm
January 11, 2013
Woodworking: Under the weather: Blowing snow exposes full-blown addiction
Sometimes you don't know you have a problem until it slaps you right in the face. I've always thought I was fairly well adjusted, despite holding...
January 11, 2013 - 12:44pm
January 3, 2013
Woodworking: Offensive Slab Of East Walnut not susceptible to quick, garish fix
Just when one thinks he's got it made, something is bound to happen to throw him right back into the "Slough of Despond," to quote John Bunyan's...
January 3, 2013 - 9:15am
December 21, 2012
Big snowstorm wreaks havoc
Wisconsin has recorded its first two deaths from the snowstorm that started hitting the Badger State late the night of Dec. 18. Rock County sheriff's deputies said 41-year-old Jaime Paiz-Gutierrez and 45-year-old Guadalupe Ortiz, both of Footville, slid on an icy Highway 11 around...
December 21, 2012 - 10:53am
December 17, 2012
Winter solstice celebration Dec. 21
"Tie Down the Sun" is an old Norwegian ritual performed on the winter solstice to call for the return of light on the longest night of the year....
December 17, 2012 - 12:20pm
December 9, 2012
Heavy snowfall prompts River Falls parking reminder
River Falls Police Chief Roger Leque said city street department crews would be in "full snow operations" mode, beginning around midnight Sunday and residents are urged to move vehicles off city streets if possible. "We hope people will be mindful of parking restrictions (odd/even)...
December 9, 2012 - 5:37pm
December 6, 2012
Electric experts help reconnect East Coast
Two of River Falls' electric linemen traveled from western Wisconsin first to Pennsylvania then to New Jersey to help restore electricity after...
December 6, 2012 - 9:40am