Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Past the learning curve, she sees bright future
One campaign done, he's data driven to come back
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
Teacher honored for mentoring to student teachers
crime and courts
SCVBL rosters set for Saints exhibition
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
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
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
FEATURED LETTER: Support our paper!
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
August 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Officials say there were no real delays after an equipment issue was resolved at the new bridge being built across the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Reports indicated that contractors Lunda and Ames brought in a jack that was too big -- and...
August 24, 2016 - 11:06am
May 29, 2013
Cigarette butt sparks grass, barn fire
A rural Lake Tomahawk man found out the hard way during the weekend that Wisconsin's wild fire season isn't over yet. Authorities said he tossed a cigarette butt on his property and drove into town. The tiny spark started his grass on fire after he left - and about an acre of land...
May 29, 2013 - 11:45am
Enjoy free recreation June 1-2
The state reminds residents that "Wisconsin's great outdoors I always the ticket to fund with family and friends" and that the weekend of June...
May 29, 2013 - 10:45am
May 8, 2013
Distressed canoeists story exposed as hoax
Police in Eau Claire say a kayaker who claimed that two canoeists vanished in the Chippewa River this week made the whole story up. A 30-year-old Manitowoc man was arrested on a possible charge of obstructing an officer after rescuers spent parts of May 7 and 8 looking for the two...
May 8, 2013 - 1:40pm
Zebra mussels on barge delay St. Croix bridge work
A Wisconsin firm will de-contaminate almost 100 construction barges used to ship building materials to the site of the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson. Preliminary work on the project was halted after Minnesota's DNR found dead invasive zebra mussels on six of eight barges...
May 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
April 24, 2013
DNR says: Seek and destroy gypsy-moth eggs
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says gypsy moth eggs will start hatching over the next few weeks, so now is the time to find and kill them. The DNR wants homeowners to search trees, houses, firewood piles, play sets and any other outdoor surfaces for the egg masses,...
April 24, 2013 - 3:29pm
April 17, 2013
Deer-dressing men face fines
The state DNR says five suburban Milwaukee men who trapped and put a T-shirt on a wild deer could be fined up to $300 each. WTMJ Radio and TV reported this week on a YouTube video from Oak Creek that showed five men create an elaborate trap, wrestle with a deer, then put a shirt...
April 17, 2013 - 11:27am
February 27, 2013
State's deer "czar" asks hunters for input
Wisconsinites are being asked to share their ideas for carrying out the "Deer Czar's" recommendations. The DNR will hold seven public meetings at UW Stevens Point to get input from hunters and others interested in how the state's deer herd should be managed. They'll be asked to...
February 27, 2013 - 11:57am
February 13, 2013
Wolf hunt draws lawsuit
The Humane Society of the United States filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Washington D.C. against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as the Interior Department. The lawsuit asks courts to put Upper Midwest grey wolves back on the federal endangered species list. It said...
February 13, 2013 - 11:35am
February 11, 2013
DNR study compares trash, recycling volumes
About $64 million worth of plastics are being buried in Wisconsin landfills each year, when they could be recycled instead, according to a new study commissioned by the state DNR. The agency says it will run a pilot project this spring to expand the recycling of flexible film packaging....
February 11, 2013 - 10:16am
January 31, 2013
Moving up: Rosen named regional DNR warden
A Wisconsin DNR conservation warden formerly of Hudson and River Falls has been named regional warden of the 19-county West Central Region headquartered...
January 31, 2013 - 2:34pm
January 14, 2013
State offers first free ice-fishing weekend
MADISON - The DNR invites everyone to discover that "ice is nice," especially during the state's first, free, ice-fishing weekend set for Jan....
January 14, 2013 - 10:14am
December 4, 2012
DNR holds live chat about cougars
The DNR hosts a live online chat discussing cougars at noon, December 5, at this DNR web site: http://dnr.wi.gov/chat/expert.html. People...
December 4, 2012 - 2:56pm
November 20, 2012
Hunters help feed the hungry
The DNR-coordinated Wisconsin Venison Donation Program started 11 years ago and since then, has stocked 3.6 million pounds of ground venison...
November 20, 2012 - 9:48am
November 2, 2012
Hunting DNR land: There's an app for that
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has developed a new app for Android phones that tells hunters when it is legal to shoot a gun, based on their location. The 99-cent app was tested with game wardens before it was released. It isn't available for iPhones yet. State officials...
November 2, 2012 - 12:13pm