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UW-River Falls named one of Best in the Midwest for the 6th consecutive year
Cell towers for Pierce greenlighted by Land Management
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
All about birds: 'Can-do' club posts at DeSanctis
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
RFHS grad running for his life and loving it
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
University’s annual outdoor art exhibition coming soon
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Kenneth L. Lodahl, 77
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
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
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
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August 29, 2013
River Falls ACT scores dip for 2013; district has high rate of participation
Academic test scores, even from high-performing school districts, vary from year to year. High-performing River Falls High School is no exception. Its scores dipped this past year on the ACT college admissions exam. While still well above the Wisconsin average, River Falls dropped...
August 29, 2013 - 9:43am
August 23, 2013
Editorial: Kickoff woes for 2013: Eyes wide shut,here we go again
In a letter about Green Bay Packer TV blackouts addressed to a local constituent on Dec. 12, 1997, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind wrote: “...Packer games...
August 23, 2013 - 10:18am
August 22, 2013
Scotland encounter is eye-opener for Stout, UWRF students
DALKEITH, Scotland -- Claire Quade’s summer in Scotland didn’t go quite the way she planned. It went even better. “I never thought while...
August 22, 2013 - 3:57pm
St. Croix’s jobless rate lowest in Wisconsin for 3rd straight month, with Pierce right behind
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released preliminary July unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72...
August 22, 2013 - 12:26pm
August 21, 2013
UPDATE: SV resident one of three injured in two-car collision
A Spring Valley woman was one of three injured in a two-car collision Tuesday afternoon, west of Spring Valley.
August 21, 2013 - 8:19am
August 16, 2013
Ragnar Relay to come through area, weekend traffic could be impacted
The world’s largest relay series returns to Minnesota and Wisconsin this weekend, Aug. 16-17, when over 2,600 runners from over 300 teams take...
August 16, 2013 - 4:49pm
August 12, 2013
Two hurt in 'cycle crash Saturday night
A man from Prescott and a woman from Hastings, Minn., were both transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Saturday evening for treatment of injuries suffered when their motorcycle crashed. Daniel Hanken, 51, was airlifted from the scene on Hwy. 35 near 1220th Street in the Town...
August 12, 2013 - 9:17am
August 8, 2013
St. Croix County included in disaster declaration
Governor Scott Walker announced Thursday, Aug. 8, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) major disaster declaration for eight counties impacted by flooding in June. The counties named in the declaration are St. Croix, Ashland, Bayfield, Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Richland and...
August 8, 2013 - 4:45pm
August 6, 2013
Professor takes aim at “Common Core” in education
Dr. Duke Pesta, professor of English at UW-Oshkosh, will discuss the “Common Core State Standards Initiatives” program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course in River Falls. Pesta will go over the ongoing...
August 6, 2013 - 3:52pm
August 4, 2013
Pierce County Fair offers summer 'Slice of Wisconsin'
Summer’s short enough in the Badger State without an uncharacteristically cool start like the one this past June and a downright cold snap...
August 4, 2013 - 10:31am
August 1, 2013
Creamery Grand Opening this weekend
The Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery Retail Store will be holding its Grand Opening this weekend (Aug. 2-4).
August 1, 2013 - 12:18pm
July 30, 2013
Reilly announces he’ll step down as UW System president
University of Wisconsin System President Kevin Reilly announced this afternoon that he is leaving his post at the end of this year. Reilly,...
July 30, 2013 - 2:58pm
July 28, 2013
Kids fishing contest at Willow River Saturday morning
Willow River State Park hosts kids fishing contest Saturday, July 27, 9-noon. Poles and bait provided if needed.
July 28, 2013 - 12:53pm
July 25, 2013
Baldwin man accused of threatening Obama
A 33-year-old St. Croix County man has been arrested and charged with three counts of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and the president’s family. Nicholas J. Anderson, Baldwin, was indicted by a grand jury last week, but the indictment was sealed until a warrant could...
News/crime and courts
July 25, 2013 - 1:24pm
July 19, 2013
UPDATE: Autopsy report released in death of Isaiah Theis
The Polk County Sheriff's office has released preliminary autopsy findings related to the death of Isaiah Theis, the 2-year-old boy from Centuria,...
July 19, 2013 - 1:07pm