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River Falls Journal
Approaching the bench
Huge EMS cast performs comedy at EHS Friday
Ex-con nabbed in 'Dells casino after 10-month flight
Federal judge sentences River Falls area man
UPDATE: River Falls man dead after rollover crash Tuesday night
crime and courts
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
Students to Host Fundraiser for Fuel the Drive
Yum, charcoal chicken feed this Sunday
Grillmaster Holter to host national TV show
Weekend Happenings: April 24-26
arts and entertainment
NOTICE OF STORAGE SALE: 5/8/15 at 823 Benson St., River Falls
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/28/15 Special Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/28/15 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT/ CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/28/15 Special Joint Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/23/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Jeff Nelson, 54
George C. Hop, 102
Linaire Stene, 86
Arlene Marie Nelson, 81
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
Days Gone By: Glen Park and a request from a reader
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Get Out! Deals
Wild Side: Phenology has gone wild this spring
T.S. Elliot's poem, The Waste Land, starts, "April is the cruelest month...stirring dull roots with spring rain." Elliot borrowed that theme from the first line of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (translated from Old English), "When April with his showers sweet; The drought...
sports / outdoors
April 25, 2013 - 2:02pm
April 19, 2013
Crash Thursday on I-94 near Hwy. 95 claims life of Houlton teen
A teenager from Houlton teenager was killed during a snowstorm Thursday, April 18th after he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt while westbound on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail near Hwy. 95. The car crossed the median and struck the trailer of an eastbound semi- unit. The Minnesota...
news / accidents
April 19, 2013 - 8:10am
April 11, 2013
Winter won't let go
River Falls, along with most of the western Wisconsin and Twin Cities area, dealt with heavy snow April 10-11 mixing with rain, sleet and ice over a 24-hour period. The wintry mix prompted plows, snow shovels and slide-in accidents to appear throughout the region. The National Weather...
April 11, 2013 - 9:20am
April 3, 2013
Utilities can cut service to delinquent accounts starting April 15
Wisconsinites with overdue electric bills are being warned that the state's winter moratorium for cutting off service is about to end. The state Public Service Commission prohibits utilities from cutting off electric and natural gas service between November 1 and April 15 so that...
business / government
April 3, 2013 - 12:06pm
March 28, 2013
Twin Cities weatherman addresses everyone's favorite topic: Weather
WCCO-Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Shaffer visited Rocky Branch Elementary Thursday, March 21. Shaffer, who grew up in Stillwater, Minn., asked...
education / family / news
March 28, 2013 - 9:06am
March 21, 2013
WCCO meteorologist visits Rocky Branch
Students at Rocky Branch Elementary will be visited by WCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer on Thursday, March 21. Besides talking at an all-school...
March 21, 2013 - 11:28am
March 19, 2013
Seasonal disorder: Greenhouses appear while dig-out continues
While sheriff's deputies and county maintenance workers were still scrambling Tuesday morning to respond to weather-related accidents and clear away drifted snow and treat slippery roads throughout the region, there were signs of spring. Laborers working on behalf of Natural Beauty...
March 19, 2013 - 1:48pm
March 14, 2013
Wild Side: enjoying a regular winter
The snow stopped falling in the morning on Valentines' Day, some blue sky appeared between the clouds and the trees sparkled with a new coating of snow. After a breakfast watching the birds at the feeder we put on snowshoes and hiked around. It was a beautiful scene with all the...
sports / outdoors
March 14, 2013 - 12:47pm
Free classes offer Skywarn spotter certification
The National Weather Service offers free classes for citizens to become certified as an NWS Skywarn Storm Spotter. The class is open to all types...
education / government
March 14, 2013 - 10:25am
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 regularly, so get ready. River Falls's audible testing of the outdoor warning siren system has the following schedule. If there's severe...
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 today, March 5, which means pickup service will run one day behind for the remainder of the week.
news / business
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...
news / accidents
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 reported a one-vehicle rollover accident on Hwy. 65, just north of Liberty Road, where a vehicle apparently skidded off the road and landed...
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 dangers around the state. Weather experts have declared a wind-chill advisory effective throughout western Wisconsin in the counties...
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...
news / education
January 29, 2013 - 5:39am