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St. Croix County off-duty deputy charged with firearms misdemeanor following OWI arrest
Update: Evers rejects GOP tax relief plan as unsustainable
Wisconsin roundup: Evers could include ‘first step’ toward medical marijuana in budget; more state news stories
New Richmond police seek help locating suspect
Wisconsin roundup: Evers says gas tax hike on the table; more state news stories
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Reardon scores 1,000th point in Wildcat's win
Boys Hockey: Raiders top Wildcats
Wrestling: Wildcats earn share of BRC title
Girls Hockey: Raiders, Fusion battle to tie
Girls hoops falls to tough foes
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/27/18 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Glen Park Site Improvements
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/21/19 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY SOLID WASTE DEPT: Ad For Bids - Roll-Off Container Transport
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/22/19 Council Meeting Agenda
Local Shopkos open amid shutdown announcements
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
New Edward Jones advisor comes to River Falls
Anchor Paper constructs River Falls facility
Mike Travis named Agriculture Educator in Pierce County
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Richard David Swensen
James P. "Jim" Reilly
Sophia E. Hunter Squires Jenkins Thomas
Norbert John Fisher
In Memory of Bess Knott
Hank Nolan Matzek
In Loving Memory of Harvey L. & Irene A. Johnson
Letter to the editor: Chippewa Falls thanks you
Views from the Right column: We all harbor bias in some way
Woodworking column: 'If you have sour apples, make apple sauce'
From this Perch column: In a train-wreck like this
Bill Rubin column: Fables of a passbook and financial literacy
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February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
February 7, 2018
Editorial: Children at risk of going hungry
Last year, nearly 235 sponsors provided 2.87 million free meals to Wisconsin children from low‑income families during the summer. These sponsors...
February 7, 2018 - 7:49am
January 19, 2018
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Families living in the upper Midwest should be feeling pretty good — subzero weather and all. The cold, hard truth — when you look...
January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
December 3, 2017
Think 12 reasons to shop locally this Christmas
Just as "The Twelve Days of Christmas" are familiar, many of us know why residents should shop locally instead of going online or traveling to...
December 3, 2017 - 2:45pm
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
September 12, 2014
Editorial: Their next pay hike: Our call, and it’s long overdue
Lately you’ve read stories about how this locally elected group has grappled with deciding on the fate of the aging River Falls Academy building and the two school programs it houses – Montessori and Renaissance. Our seven-member River Falls school board always has a lot on...
September 12, 2014 - 9:33am
August 8, 2014
Editorial: It’s summer, but it’s time to vote
With school out, families and people traveling and scattered for summer vacations, Aug. 12 is one lousy time to hold an election. Few of us are...
August 8, 2014 - 9:49am
April 4, 2014
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
Two packed public meetings last week generated copious questions and comments but no accord. Both dealt with issues that need solving but there’s time for that to happen. One was deciding the future of Kinnickinnic’s two hydroelectric dams. A meeting at City Hall was to begin...
April 4, 2014 - 9:43am
March 14, 2014
Editorial: Steep road ahead could get even higher
A 21-year-old UW-River Falls student is busted off campus for marijuana with intent to distribute and drug paraphernalia possession. Allegedly in his rental house is a designated smoke room with a sign saying “Drug Zone.” In his fridge there’s a plastic container with the student’s...
March 14, 2014 - 10:44am
March 6, 2014
Editorial: Helping to shape, define our community
The National Newspaper Association finished a readership survey in 2013.
March 6, 2014 - 12:51pm
February 28, 2014
Editorial: Punishment should fit messes left behind
Earlier this month a town of Clifton letter writer to the Journal expressed dismay and disgust at having to step over a heap of puke to enter a downtown store. A postal carrier told her such sights are common. The store owner said not only vomit, but “urine and worse” is often...
February 28, 2014 - 8:51am
June 21, 2013
Editorial: Time to decide: Which is the party of big government?
Time to decide: Which is the party of big government? Democrats usually get stuck with the “big government” label. There’s some justification. The party tends to support and expand public safety regulations and social, health and educational programs, especially for those...
June 21, 2013 - 9:53am
June 15, 2013
Editorial: Two-party system: Not only what divides but what ails us
In Washington, with a Republican-controlled House and a Democrat president, there's a lockdown. One political observer says the next four years will be one of "stasis" over budget priorities because neither the president or the House of Representatives have the power to prevail. Thus,...
June 15, 2013 - 9:10am
June 7, 2013
River Falls: We can vote to paint the town red and other colors
River Falls: We can vote to paint the town red and other colors Downtown River Falls could qualify for a free paint job. Qualifying depends...
June 7, 2013 - 8:56am
May 30, 2013
Editorial: Out of darkness, giving way to a growing wedge of light
It's reassuring to see how family, friends and caring citizens have recovered as best they can and are doing good deeds in the wake of the murders...
May 30, 2013 - 12:55pm