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River Falls Journal
Getting in the swing, keeping it local
New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Earl R. Mack, 79
Robert J. Krear, 65
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
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
November 23, 2012
State ranks high in unemployment filings
Wisconsin had the nation's 6th-largest increase in the numbers of people filing for unemployment benefits last week. The U.S. Labor Department said Nov. 21 that the Badger State had an increase of 1,674 jobless-benefit applications from the previous week. No reason was given. Nationally,...
November 23, 2012 - 10:48am
November 2, 2012
Utility sends help to east coast
Lineman with the River Falls Municipal Utilities left River Falls Thursday, Nov. 1, to help other power crews restore electricity to the thousands...
November 2, 2012 - 9:13am
October 19, 2012
Fire chiefs lift burn ban, advise caution
Area fire chiefs determined Friday, Oct. 19, that the last few days of rain has soaked the ground cover enough to lift the burn ban in effect...
October 19, 2012 - 4:14pm
Winter predictions: Warm, dry again
Wisconsinites can expect another warmer-and-drier winter than normal. That's the latest outlook for December through February from the national Climate Prediction Center. An El Nino pattern was developing in the Pacific Ocean, carrying the prospects for a rougher winter in the Upper...
October 19, 2012 - 12:53pm
October 1, 2012
No end in sight: Fire ban stays
It's been almost a month since River Falls and most surrounding towns and cities issued outdoor fire bans. River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson...
October 1, 2012 - 10:28am
September 24, 2012
Weather sirens today at 1 p.m. in River Falls
Please note there will be a test of the outdoor weather sirens at 1 p.m. today. There will be two activations of the siren system.
September 24, 2012 - 9:58am