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SUPERINTENDENT SCOOP: Step by step: We rebuild
Prescott woman killed in Troy motorcycle crash
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
City of Prescott won’t buy Steamboat Inn lot
State GOP leaders pleased, Latinos upset about SCOTUS ruling; 'Whad 'ya Know' to keep going online; Feingold endorses Hillary Clinton; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Legion Baseball: Experienced Conway steps in as head coach
New trail opening in Kinnickinnic State Park
Former NFL QB to host Spring Valley camp
SCVBL: Pirates bats produce in win vs. Hager City
Legion: Plum City bats score nine runs in win vs. Spring Valley
Chickens come home to roost at Abode Gallery’s new “ANIMAL” art show
VIDEO: Cheese Curd Festival 2016
First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
How country schools shaped America
Rockin’ on the river at Summerfest; mural contest winner announced
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/28/16 Special Board Meeting
Notice of Pending Application for Proposed Riprap (Brenner)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bonnie R. Martindale Estate; Case No. 16PR44
SUMMONS: Nationstar Mortgage v. Duane E. Miller; Case16-CV-91
PIERCE COUNTY: 6/28/16 Board Meeting Agenda
Patricia Ann Leonard, 74
Jody Hannack, 57
Beverly F. Falteisek, 80
Frank R. Falteisek, 86
Orval D. Nelson, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
Ron Kind column: Securing the future of Wisconsin Dairy
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit raises questions about clean water protection
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
Real Estate Showcase
January 6, 2009
Best liar comes from Oconto Falls
The Burlington Liars' Club has finally announced its World Champion Lie for 2008. The winning fib is normally unveiled before the start of the New Year - and the club didn't even try to lie about why it was late. Anyway, the winner is Garth Seehawer, 71, of Oconto Falls. His yarn...
January 6, 2009 - 9:00am
December 19, 2008
Wisconsin native recommended as new UW-River Falls chancellor
MADISON -- Dr. Dean Van Galen, Vice President for University Advancement at the University of West Florida (Pensacola, Fla.), has been recommended...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Veterans outreach events to be held at UW-River Falls and UW-Stout
Veterans outreach events will be held by the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs next week at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and UW-Stout. The Veterans' Benefit Open House will be held in the University Commons on the campus of UW-River Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 11...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Candidates address health care, job creation, social issues, more
Clear differences in their approaches to health care, job creation and social issues were voiced by the candidates for three state legislative...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Federal grand jury indicts truck driver involved in Chippewa Falls High band bus crash
A truck driver found criminally innocent by a St.
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 8, 2008
Rough landing: deputies seek driver of crashed car
River Falls emergency personnel responded Monday to a "car-off-the-road" report around 9:15 a.m. The authorities arrived at 770th and 950th streets in the town of River Falls to find an older Ford Probe abandoned but with enough fresh blood stains to cause concern. The car was registered...
September 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 19, 2008
USAF band to give free concert in River Falls, Sept. 16th
The 33 member United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band will perform a free concert at the River Falls High School auditorium at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16th. Tickets are required. They are available for pick up at the River Falls Journal office, 2815 Prairie Drive,...
August 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
'Great guy' Greg Danke left lasting impressions
Friends and colleagues found it nearly impossible to express all that Greg Danke meant to them, Meyer Middle School and the community. They were obviously in disbelief over the 49-year-old middle school assistant principal's sudden death Friday night from an apparent heart attack....
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
River Falls man charged with arson
A River Falls man was charged last week in Pierce County Circuit Court with arson, a Class C felony bringing a maximum penalty of $100,000 and/or 40 years prison. Mark A. Nicholson, 33, was charged with intentionally damaging a house he owns, but subject to a mortgage held by Country...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Park Falls paper mill gets grant to help create energy from pulp waste
A Park Falls papermill plans to use a $30 million federal grant to help create all the energy it uses. The Flambeau River company is working on a first-of-its-kind facility in which pulp byproducts create the bio-fuels used in the paper-making process. Chief Executive Officer Butch...
July 17, 2008 - 9:00am
July 8, 2008
County Legion teams take losses
Pierce County's American Legion teams have lost several ballgames in the last few weeks of play. Prescott lost at Cannon Falls last Tuesday 4-3 in eight innings. The Rivermen led 3-0 after scoring three runs in the second inning. But Cannon Falls tied the game in the sixth and both...
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 2, 2008
Area colleges facing housing crunch for coming school year
Student populations at two area University of Wisconsin schools continue to grow which is resulting in a housing crunch for dorms. Because registration has just been completed at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls officials do not have a final count for the coming year, but...
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
Chiefs/Vikings practice set
RIVER FALLS -- The Kansas City Chiefs' 2008 training camp on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus will mark the 18th consecutive year the Chiefs have conducted their preseason work in Western Wisconsin. The team has two remaining one-year options in its existing agreement...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am
June 30, 2008
Mudfest in River Falls
Students going into 6-12th grades are invited to a Mudfest at First Covenant Church, 1374 N. Main St. next Wednesday, July 9, from 4:30-8 p.m. Students should wear clothes they never expect to wear as they'll be playing mud volleyball, mud tug-o-war, having Alka-Seltzer battles,...
June 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Barkla re-elected chair of Pierce County Board
ELLSWORTH - Paul Barkla, River Falls, was elected to his second two-year term as chairman of the Pierce County Board when newly-elected supervisors met to reorganize April 22. He had no opposition for the position. Jeff Holst, town of Diamond Bluff, was elected vice chairman, filling...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am