Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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In eighth grade, my class made predictions about where we would be in 10 years. Most of our predictions were pretty out-there. According to us, one girl was to be the next Oprah Winfrey, another a celebrated artist. I was to be a United States Supreme Court Justice.
Plants aren't the only things growing at Grow to Share Community Gardens in River Falls this summer. Grow to Share has been running a series of "Grow to Learn" classes...
Construction crews used a crane to lift heating and ventilation units to the roof of Meyer Middle School this mornining (Wednesday, July 31) starting at about 8 a.m. The heating...
On an unseasonably chilly evening Friday, July 26, band Swing and a Miss played music that kept dancing children warm and cold toes tapping. Swing and a Miss's performance is...
River Falls citizens enjoyed coffee and coversation with several police officers starting at 8 a.m. today (Friday, July 26) at Family Fresh, 303 S. Main St., in the supermarket’s corner...
River Falls native Michele Klecker-Sailor enjoys reading books to the children she works with as an early childhood educator in River Falls. She will soon bring a new book to...
After years of moving from temporary space to temporary space, the Hammond Arts Alliance has found its way back to its original home. This time it's for keeps. "It's something that...I guess it's been sort of a dream," said Heidi Frier, HAA president. "We now have the security that it (the building) is ours, we can plan our shows, we can plan for the future."
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is considering an expansion of Interstate 94 from U.S. Highway 12 to just past 130th Street in Roberts. The agency wants input from area residents. WisDOT held a public meeting Jan.
Dr. Delbert "Del" Permann is slowly packing up his office at Roberts Congregational United Church of Christ. This is far from the first time he's found himself packing up an office, preparing to leave his post as pastor of a church. "It's always very strange," Permann said. "I get close to people and I'm going to miss that." Permann said he doesn't like good-byes, but he did appreciate the celebration the Roberts UCC congregation had for him and his wife Judith after worship on Sunday, Jan. 13.
Sonia Kubesh has resigned from the Roberts Police Department following an internal investigation presented to the Village Board by Police Chief Daniel Burgess during a closed session at the Oct. 25 regular board meeting. "I did not foresee this coming to an end this way," Kubesh said in an interview last week. "It had been a strong thought and intention of mine to possibly retire from the village of Roberts as a patrol officer." Kubesh signed a mutual employment separation and release agreement with Willard Moeri, Roberts Village Board president, on Nov.