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Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Police Beat: Shoplifters try to wear it well; another Pokemon excuse
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
Chamber members gather for breakfast, business talk
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
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