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River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
Get ready for another round of sirens
Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Douglas W. Jenkins Estate; Case No. 16PR52
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Council Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Joseph R. Jensen Estate; Case No. 16PR51
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2016 Budget Adjustment- Library Fund (Parking)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Hearing - Liquor License - WestWind
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Real Estate Showcase
May 19, 2014
Today’s stormy weather means no siren test
River Falls has canceled the 1 p.m. Monday, May 19, monthly storm siren test, according to Police Chief Roger Leque. Leque said the Monday siren test was “canceled due to today’s weather conditions.” The citywide siren test has been rescheduled to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May ...
May 19, 2014 - 11:13am
March 24, 2014
River Falls sirens to go off
The severe storm warning siren system in River Falls will sound at 1 p.m. Monday, March 24. The siren test will be done each month through September. These...
March 24, 2014 - 12:25pm
March 19, 2014
Snowy night keeps emergency responders busy
Many area crashes were reported late Tuesday night , March 18, as heavy, wet snow fell until morning. In River Falls, two cars were severely...
March 19, 2014 - 11:29am
March 12, 2014
Wild Side: Strange but familiar forms of water
H2O is a quirky molecule. Among its unique characteristics are multiple phases; solid, liquid, gas with rapid phase changes during minor changes...
March 12, 2014 - 8:50am
March 10, 2014
Signs of spring
Several swans a-swimming seen at Lake George Sunday, March 9 could be a sign of spring on its way. The swans and several ducks swam about in...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 10, 2014 - 10:44am
February 27, 2014
Wild Side: Heavy snow is tough on trees
--By Dan Wilcox We’ve had five storms in the last year that started out with sleet and freezing rain and then turned to heavy wet snow...
February 27, 2014 - 1:40pm
February 24, 2014
University to premier planetarium polar show
The UW-River Falls Physics Department and the Society of Physics Students will present the full-dome planetarium show, “Chasing the Ghost Particle:...
February 24, 2014 - 8:00am
February 21, 2014
Family sculpts 6-foot snowman
As snow began to fall fast and furious Thursday afternoon, Feb. 20, one family made the most of the abundance of sticky snow and built a very...
February 21, 2014 - 11:32am
Some Pierce residents left in the dark by falling limbs but main roads all open
Thursday's rain, followed by heavy wet snow and high winds left at least 170 Pierce-Pepin Electric patrons without power and had county road maintenance crews out in full force Friday morning. As of 4:50 a.m., Hwy. 63 near Hwy. 29 south of the Red Barn was closed by a downed power...
February 21, 2014 - 8:45am
February 20, 2014
RF schools are closing three hours early, no evening activities
A phone message from River Falls Superintendent Jamie Benson said that all River Falls School will be closing three hours early on Thursday, Feb. 20. High school and middle school students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. Elementary students will be dismissed at 12:45 p.m. St. Bridget...
February 20, 2014 - 10:10am
February 19, 2014
Storm anticipated; River Falls tax service canceled
NOTE: The free assistance preparing tax returns session for Thursday, Feb. 20, at WESTconsin Credit Union has been cancelled due to the snow coming in. The next session is Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Westconsin Credit Union is at 1207 N Main St., River Falls.
February 19, 2014 - 4:35pm
February 18, 2014
Main Street awning collapses
A Main Street store awning collapsed this morning, Tuesday, Feb. 18, apparently under the weight of heavy snow buildup. People came out of surrounding...
February 18, 2014 - 2:28pm
February 17, 2014
Snowy weather may mean a slippery commute
Snowy winter weather may have made the morning commute difficult Monday, Feb. 17. Around 12:30 p.m., a car could be seen in the ditch off of...
February 17, 2014 - 2:18pm
February 14, 2014
Editorial: Sign of spring? Or something else?
At first Patti Miller had to rub her eyes. The social services director at Kinnic Heath and Rehab on East Division Street had walked outside...
February 14, 2014 - 12:51pm
February 12, 2014
A hint of spring
Delivering hope to some of us that winter will one day end, four American Robins appeared to sip water from a bird bath near East Cascade Avenue...
February 12, 2014 - 2:12pm