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River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
RFSD has an app for that
Shortage of volunteer firefighters has local, state officials concerned
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
Performance to pay homage to Nobel prize winning Dylan
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
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
Real Estate Showcase
April 14, 2016
Beautiful spring day, storm sirens to sound
It will likely be a warm sunny Thursday, April 14, but the city of River Falls will be testing its outdoor network of storm sirens at 1:45 p.m....
April 14, 2016 - 9:51am
March 28, 2016
Siren testing in River Falls set to begin
Today, Monday, March 28, at 1 p.m., the River Falls Early Weather Warning Program will be testing its outdoor warning siren network. Outdoor...
March 28, 2016 - 9:47am
March 24, 2016
Spring snow buries city
From cars buried in snow, to people shoveling driveways and parking lots, the sights in River Falls look a bit more like midwinter than early...
March 24, 2016 - 4:03pm
Walker declares state of emergency; heroin-overdose antidote rebates announced; ruling sought in gerrymandering case; 10 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker says his declaration of a state of emergency was a precautionary measure so resources will be available if they are needed. Walker made the declaration as a major winter storm began to hit Wisconsin Wednesday. The National Weather Service warned that...
March 24, 2016 - 8:15am
March 21, 2016
Absentee voting underway; Walker still riding GOP fence; leftover turkey-hunting permits; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Voters wanting to cast their ballots early in the April 5 primary can vote absentee starting Monday. You can make your choice for president, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and all local positions. Most election offices in Wisconsin are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reminder:...
March 21, 2016 - 8:36am
February 29, 2016
Sensenbrenner: End FBI secrecy over police cell-number roundups; Minnesota man killed in Cable-area sno-mo crash; 15 more news stories from across Wisconsin
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin House Republican Jim Sensenbrenner has asked the FBI to stop making local police swear to secrecy, when they use Stingray devices to round-up cell phone numbers. The devices track cell activity by suspected criminals but in the process, they locate cell-numbers...
February 29, 2016 - 9:34am
February 3, 2016
Storm brought more than a foot of snow, crashes aplenty
More than a foot of snow fell Tuesday in parts of western Wisconsin during a storm that led to treacherous driving for many motorists. According...
February 3, 2016 - 12:19pm
February 2, 2016
Schools shuttered statewide ahead of expected storm; House OKs funds for new Great Lakes ice-breaker; plus 9 more Wisconsin new stories
Most of Wisconsin's K-to-12 schools didn't wait for the snow to arrive before deciding to close Tuesday. Many administrators called off classes Monday evening, amid forecasts of up to a foot of snow in most of the state from mid-day through Wednesday morning. River Falls announced...
February 2, 2016 - 8:43am
January 26, 2016
For decades, he was the ‘Ice Road’ king
North Hudsonite Dave “Swanee” Swanson was a godsend for Andersen Corp. workers who live in Wisconsin. As soon as the ice on the St. Croix...
January 26, 2016 - 11:19am
January 25, 2016
Minnesota man injured in rollover near Hudson
HUDSON -- An early-morning rollover crash Monday near Hudson sent an Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man to Regions Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The State Patrol said it responded to the 4:07 a.m. crash on westbound I-94 near Exit 4, along with Hudson Fire and St. Croix Valley...
January 25, 2016 - 10:23am
January 22, 2016
Senate panel votes to remove federal wolf protections; man gets prison for defrauding Kohl's Rewards; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin's grey wolves would return to state control under a bill endorsed by the U.S. Senate's environment committee. The panel has asked the full Senate to add its proposal to a larger sportsmen's act after a similar effort to add it to a budget package was...
January 22, 2016 - 9:35am
January 18, 2016
State offices closed in recognition of MLK Day; Senate poised to vote Wednesday on civil service revisions; plus 18 more news stories from around Wisconsin
State government offices were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday. Wisconsin's official tribute to the slain civil rights leader was to begin at noon at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Gov. Scott Walker was to appear at Milwaukee's 19th annual King Day breakfast at...
January 18, 2016 - 9:50am
January 12, 2016
Board rescinds expansion of transitory public records; cold snap blamed for at least one death; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A state board has unanimously reversed a decision from last August to let more public records be destroyed if they have temporary significance. That's after the Wisconsin State Journal and critics said the "transitory records" policy was used to deny access to text messages...
January 12, 2016 - 8:54am
December 30, 2015
State park entry fees will see steep hike Jan. 1; 'Campus Carry' passage unlikely, says Speaker; 13 more news stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- It's going to cost more to get into Wisconsin state parks in the new year. State budget provisions raising park admission by 12 percent and trail fees by nearly 15 percent go into effect on Jan. 1. Wisconsin residents will have to pay $28 for an annual park pass, up from...
December 30, 2015 - 9:17am
December 24, 2015
UPDATED: Iron River man killed in collision with semi; blustery winter weather knocks out power to thousands; 12 more stories from around Wisconsin
IRON RIVER -- A 54-year-old Iron River man died just before noon, Wednesday after he lost control of his pickup truck on snow-covered Hwy. 2 and ran into the path of an oncoming semi-truck. The State Patrol has identified the victim as Dean A. Lusikka. Authorities were alerted the...
December 24, 2015 - 11:16am