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February 11, 2018
Bill Rubin
Bill Rubin column: American Pie
February 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 3, 2018
Bill Rubin
Bill Rubin column: Population gain. And pains
February 3, 2018 - 11:42am
May 7, 2014
Spending by people visiting Pierce, St. Croix. Polk and Dunn counties exceeded $250 million last year. Graphic courtesy of St. Croix EDC.
Tourism has quarter-billion impact in Greater St. Croix Valley
May 7, 2014 - 9:18am
April 18, 2014
Workers in hardhats finished pouring concrete for the new overpass at Hwy. 35N and Radio Road earlier in April. Water was sprayed over the freshly poured  8.5-inch concrete surface to help it solidify without cracking. Ramps, roundabouts, grading, lighting and signage still remain before the $11 million two-year project is completed Aug. 1.
Highway bridge now surfaced
April 18, 2014 - 4:12pm
March 6, 2014
Don’t trash them, don’t hoard them, says Anne Jilek, because your unneeded eyeglasses are needed by others far away. Collection buckets for glasses are found at numerous places throughout River Falls. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
With your help, the eyes have it
March 6, 2014 - 4:03pm
Tiffany Walrack has taken on the task of trying to make the intersection of Tower Road and Old Hwy. 35 safer. Her family was involved in a serious accident in 2010 and drivers continue to run stop signs at the intersection.
Mom's plea: Make this Troy intersection safe
March 6, 2014 - 3:46pm
February 10, 2014
The 2014 River Falls High School exchange students are shown with their advisor Christine Engel. From left are Anna Christensen, Denmark; Aranzazu Rodriguez, Mexico; Rafaella Florissi, Portugal; Renan Santanna, Brazil; Ana Santamarina Fernandez, Spain; Janne Liefold, Germany; and Engel. Santanna returned to Brazil after the holidays. Liefold was moved to a host family in the Twin Cities earlier in the school year. (Submitted photo)
Exchange student found her American dream
February 10, 2014 - 7:11am
January 22, 2014
Five of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department’s 18 patrol deputies have been outfitted with body-worn cameras, and plans are to buy the cameras for the other 13 by the end of 2016. According to department policy, the camera is to be attached high on the center of the officer’s uniform shirt “in an area that most closely captures the deputy’s field of vision.” (Rivertowns photo by Judy Wiff)
Sheriff's deputies embrace body-worn cameras
January 22, 2014 - 10:11am
Turkey vultures roosting in the trees at the confluence of Manatee Springs and the Suwanee River in Florida. (River Falls Journal photo by Dan Wilcox)
Wildside: Snowbirds find other snowbirds down south
January 22, 2014 - 8:13am
December 17, 2013
Arrangements announced for three victims of last week's crash
December 17, 2013 - 4:19pm
December 13, 2013
Prescott Fire Fighters transport this accident victim to a waiting ambulance at the intersection of CTH. E and Hwy. 10 late Friday afternoon after a two-car accident.
UPDATE: Another accident with injuries in Oak Grove Township
December 13, 2013 - 5:11pm
November 29, 2013
Renan Santanna, is shown with members of his host family. From left are Ellen Patrick, Tina Patrick and Santanna. Other members of the Patrick family (not shown) include Tina’s husband Tom Patrick, and Ellen’s older siblings Dan and Lucie Patrick, both college students. (Submitted photo)
Exchange student gets taste of American tradition
November 29, 2013 - 8:52am
November 15, 2013
Qianwen Zhu (Sarah) encourages second grader Amelia Smith in Jayne Hoffman’s class at Westside Elementary with enunciating her first name in Chinese. The visiting Chinese students are taking 16 credits of classes per semester at UW-River Falls. A two-credit UWRF practicum includes teaching in classrooms at Westside, Greenwood, Rocky Branch and the Montessori.
River Falls meets China in school/cultural exchange
November 15, 2013 - 9:34am
November 14, 2013
A year in River Falls is just one of many travels ahead for RFHS exchange student Aranzazu Rodriguez. The senior hails from Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico. She is staying with Troy and Tonja Lesmeister. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Exchange student makes travel her mission
November 14, 2013 - 10:24am
October 26, 2013
Where the Dodge Stratus driven by Carlos Maciel Leijo came to rest after Friday's afternoon accident, on Highway 10, east of Plum City. Leijo was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. The other three passengers were uninjured.
Two injured in two-car accident Friday afternoon
October 26, 2013 - 4:30pm