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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With the cold weather and freezing rain last week, Karen Marsh said she’s had a difficult time getting all her holiday decorations up. Marsh's decorations include hundred of strings of...
Mary Roen and two friends were enjoying a picnic at Perch Lake in Hudson when they spotted a loon behaving oddly.
After their 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday, members of First Covenant Church put away the hymn books and broke out the shovels for a groundbreaking ceremony. Since First Covenant Church...
It was a Sunday evening in late October when 17-year-old River Falls High School senior, then a junior, Karlie Place got a phone call that would change her life and...
While many artists work with paint and canvas or pencil and paper, Michael Latessa works with ink and human skin.
When she was growing up, Jessica (Sharlow) Foley spent long hours singing along to the radio. "I never really watched TV," Foley said with a smile. "I would just be in my room with music on, singing along." Foley, a 2007 River Falls High School graduate, has come a long way since childhood. She's gone from singing with the radio to singing in the studio. She hopes that one day soon, she will turn on the radio, and hear her own voice coming back to her.
Twenty-three cups of coffee were served Friday, July 26, to citizens who came to chat with their local police officers.
Most people’s experience with shootouts, violent crime and drug cartels comes from television, movies and videogames. Don Nelson doesn’t need to watch “CSI” to get a taste of law enforcement...
The second annual "Petapalooza" is set for Sunday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Warren Township Park, near Roberts. The event is a joint effort on the part of several pet nonprofits in the St. Croix Valley: PAWS (Protective Animal Welfare Society) of Western Wisconsin, Gregory's Gift of Hope, Helping Hands for Pets, CatTown Rescue and St. Croix Animal Friends. "It's an event to get the public out to scope us out and see what we're doing in the St.
Tyler Grenzow is biking hard and grooming the trail in preparation for the fourth annual Border Battle Aug. 21 presented by the River Falls Economic Development Corporation. The Border Battle is one in a series of state championship off-road bike races for Wisconsin and Minnesota. It takes place each August in River Falls. The racers in the state championships are scored, and all of the Wisconsin competitors' points and all of the Minnesota competitors' points are totaled. The state with the most points wins a travelling trophy.