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Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
Arrests follow interrupted burglary in town of Kinnickinnic
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
WisDOT warns: Crashes with deer likely to be high again this season
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
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
Real Estate Showcase
September 6, 2015
Featured column: Foreign affairs mastery may be harder than subduing public employees
Gov. Scott Walker might regret telling President Obama that he should cancel this month’s meeting and dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Walker has promised Republican voters he will tear up the multi-national nuclear agreement with Iran as soon as he gets to the Oval...
September 6, 2015 - 6:00am
August 29, 2015
Days Gone By: Tuesday Club carries on tradition of service to community
In 1890, 21 women starting meeting Tuesday afternoons at the home of Mrs. J.Q. Emery to study history, literature and art -- they were the charter...
August 29, 2015 - 11:01am
August 24, 2015
Days Gone By: Community rallies, rebuilds Normal School
Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a series of articles written in 1985 by Tim Ericson, retired director of the UWRF ARC and former...
August 24, 2015 - 12:53pm
August 14, 2015
Featured column: In The Front Row: Always more fun when you're in on the joke
Ever share an inside joke with 8,500 other people? If you’ve ever been to a St. Paul Saints game you probably have. And I did Saturday night, Aug. 8, at their beautiful new ballpark—CHS Field—in St. Paul’s Lowertown. Not only was I in on the joke, I got to enjoy it while...
August 14, 2015 - 3:51pm
August 3, 2015
Days Gone By: Flourishing local brickyard burned in July of 1889
In March of 1889 it appeared as though the River Falls Brick Company was a success with manager Hawks announcing he had signed a contract to...
August 3, 2015 - 12:25pm
July 20, 2015
Days Gone By: Battle between ‘wets’ and ‘drys’ raged on and on
Unfortunately for the “drys,” their 1888 victory was fleeting. At the next election, even though they were strongly backed by the Journal...
July 20, 2015 - 4:07pm
July 11, 2015
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
It was July 11, 2014. I was on Maple Street, in the heart of River Falls Days. I was on my bike, looking for my family who'd gone to the midway that day on their own. A long line of people caught my eye – a long line of people by City Hall. Hmmm… Then it clicked – the...
July 11, 2015 - 6:00am
July 10, 2015
Days Gone By: 1888 saw the rise of temperance groups and the fall of saloons in the city
Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a series of articles written in 1985 by Tim Ericson, retired director of the ARC and former...
July 10, 2015 - 9:39am
June 30, 2015
Days Gone By: Elixirs, liniments, and pain relievers
The demand for patent medicines became so great in 1881, that C.E. Tubbs was forced to choose between his two interests -- and at the end of...
June 30, 2015 - 1:05pm
June 27, 2015
Featured column: My gardening career: From potato bugs to soil fungus
I figure I’ve been gardening for almost 75 years. It all began when our family yanked me out of kindergarten in Eau Claire to move to a miserable...
June 27, 2015 - 6:00am
June 17, 2015
Days Gone By: Sugar -- once a thriving business, until tragedy struck
Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a series of articles written in 1985 by Tim Ericson, formerly of UWRF: “Except...
June 17, 2015 - 9:20am
June 12, 2015
Ready for a summer of experiences
My name is Sadie Horton and I am the new summer news intern at the River Falls Journal. I am going to be a senior at UW-River Falls in the...
June 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
May 28, 2015
Days Gone By: Cigar Factory in River Falls
“In 1886, two investors from Cumberland, H.F. Flesher and M. Miller, were in River Falls surveying the possibility of establishing a manufacturing...
May 28, 2015 - 3:34pm
May 27, 2015
Featured syndicated column: Public tax dollars that go to pay for vouchers brings outcry
The Republican-controlled state government is putting a controversial twist on sending financial help to private schools. Public school districts...
May 27, 2015 - 3:50pm
May 26, 2015
Poetic lines 300 years old still resonate
Alexander Pope was born in London, this day in 1688. A sickly child and a Roman Catholic to boot, Pope overcame physical and social obstacles to become the first poet in the English language to earn a living writing — a very good living. Ridiculed for his religion and for...
May 26, 2015 - 11:13am