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Artist Michael Augustin, whose paintings made only of sand have been ondisplay in the River Falls Public Library gallery twice in the past, will be at the library Sunday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. to demonstrate his technique. While he completes a sand painting he talks about the Native American traditions and ceremonies involving the paintings as well as his own desert experiences. At the end, he folds up his painting and it’s gone. The program will be held in the library’s lower level community room and admission is free.
This week's featured photo shows the the River Falls Journal office on a snowy day. You could see your photo featured on the River Falls Journal website. If you capture an image you want to share, send it to us and it could be one of our weekly featured reader photographs. We will feature a different photo each week for readers to enjoy. For a chance to have your photo featured, email a photo taken in River Falls to reporter Gretta Stark at email@example.com .
For the first time in six or seven years, since the Great Recession, the price of gas across River Falls dropped below $2 a gallon on Wednesday, Jan. 7. One convenience store clerk said the new low price was a hot topic for gas-paying customers, adding: “Everyone thought it was just great.” The continuing worldwide drop of crude oil prices has caused the plunge at the pump.
MADISON -- Michael Allan Hancock, 41, of Pierce County, was found guilty of two gun crimes after a two-day trial in U.S. District Court. Hancock was found guilty of being...
The Wisconsin gun deer season in the special western Wisconsin metro zone recently closed.
Update: A missing River Falls teen has been found and is now back with her family. According to Chief Deputy Scott Knudson of the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department, 16-year-old River Falls High School student Jade Barrett was found safe Wednesday morning, Dec. 31. Barrett went missing from River Falls High School before 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22.
This week's featured photo was taken during the 2014 River Dazzle celebration, held the day after Thanksgiving and shows some ducks near the Kinnickinnic River. You could see your photo featured on the River Falls Journal website.
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 26-28 To share your River Falls area events with the Journal, please email reporters Gretta Stark at firstname.lastname@example.org or Deb Eliason at email@example.com . This week in River Falls: Friday: Falls Theatre: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb at 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com . Drive through Holiday Decorations: 5-10 p.m.
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 19-21 This week in River Falls: Friday: Falls Theatre: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb at 7 and 9 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com . Drive through Holiday Decorations: 5-10 p.m. evenings, weather permitting, at the Roman Pechacek farm at W11386 Co. Rd. FF in the town of Clifton, Dec. 13-Jan. 1. There will be holiday inflatables, Santa, elves.
St. Bridget Catholic School, River Falls, held its Christmas concert Thursday evening, Dec. 18 in the school gymnasium.