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Top Ten 2018

January 1, 2019
River Falls resident Francis Johnson, shown here in a 2017 video where he received a grant to purchase a new bicycle, died Feb. 27. Image courtesy of of UW-River Falls Student Involvement
Top 10: 'Gentle giant of River Falls' mourned, honored
January 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
John Kleve (left) and Jarend Johnson, both UW - River Falls students, view some design concept boards at a Kinni Corridor open house in late September. File photo
Top 10: Council to vote on final Kinni Corridor plan in new year
January 1, 2019 - 5:00am
December 31, 2018
Miguel A. Navarro is led out of court Sept. 5 after he pleaded not guilty to a homicide charge in Pierce County. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Top 10: Routine River Falls roofing job became deadly crime scene
December 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
River Falls' Perkins  closed its doors and is being converted into a Culvers, set to open in January 2019. File photo.
Top 10: River Falls says farewell to Perkins, hello to Aldi and Culvers
December 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
Sen. Patty Schachtner spoke to community members during a swearing-in ceremony held at Somerset High School. She won a special election in January to replace former Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, in District 10, after Harsdorf was appointed to serve in Gov. Scott Walker’s Cabinet. File photo
Top 10: Schachtner's shocker in District 10
December 31, 2018 - 5:00am
December 30, 2018
The scoreboard and basketball backboards inside UW-River Falls' R.A. Karges Center were visible from Cascade Avenue as deconstruction of the 58-year-old building continued Friday, June 8. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia
Top 10: UWRF says goodbye to Karges Center, proposes SciTech
December 30, 2018 - 5:00am
December 29, 2018
Falls Theatre owner Michelle Maher said the movie theater's second auditorium offers a more intimate setting. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia
Top 10: Second screen brings more options to Falls Theatre
December 29, 2018 - 5:00am
December 28, 2018
The River Falls School District has made plans to take down portions of the River Falls Academy building, and a new addition will be added in their place. File photo
Top 10: School district referendum work to start in Spring
December 28, 2018 - 5:00am
December 27, 2018
Forum Communications Company, parent company of RiverTown Multimedia, signed a purchase agreement for the RiverTown Multimedia building at 2815 Prairie Drive in October. Though the building is set to be sold, Publisher Neal Ronquist said the company is committed to maintaining a presence in the local communities currently served by that building. File photo
Top 10: River Falls Journal building to be new police department
December 27, 2018 - 5:00am
Jillian, a German Shepherd / Coonhound mix, gave "her paw of approval" to the new dog park, according to her owner Lorie Spiegel (not pictured) when the dog park opened. Also shown (back, right) is dog Ellie, also enjoying the park. File Photo / RiverTown Multimedia.
Top 10: Dogs and humans loving new city dog park
December 27, 2018 - 5:00am