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Photos: School referendum projects progress  River Falls Journal

The River Falls High School Pool is one of many referendum projects around the district this summer. Photo courtesy of River Falls School District1 / 7. The River ...



Black River Falls High School turns waste into lunch  WEAU

Since November, students and staff at Black River Falls High School have been giving their excess milk and fruits and vegetables to a local farm to help feed ...



'A great night to be a Wildcat': River Falls says farewell to...  River Falls Journal

Video courtesy the River Falls School District. More than 200 people gathered Tuesday evening, March 5, at the Academy Building, 211 Fremont St., to say ...



RF says 'a hard goodbye' to Academy building  River Falls Journal

Wendy Wall has spent time at the current River Falls High School building. She is impressed with the layout of the building, and finds it a very conducive learning ...



RFHS recognizes students of the term  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School Term 2 Students of the Term are (back row, from left): Ezra Wells, Nathan Lawrence, Clayton Carlson, Nathaniel Rixmann, Wesley Papp, ...



Exchange trip is 'dream come true' for Ukranian RFHS student  River Falls Journal

The River Falls Journal asked each of the River Falls High School exchange students to share a bit about their experiences thus far in River Falls. Meet Mary ...



Legislators wade into River Falls football conference contro...  River Falls Journal

Outrage over a River Falls prep sports controversy took on bipartisan backing last week. Lawmakers from both parties authored a letter to to the Wisconsin ...



Top 10: School district referendum work to start in Spring  River Falls Journal

Editor's note: This story is part of a series looking back at some of the biggest stories of 2018. Find the rest of the series here: Top Ten 2018. Work on a set of $48 ...



RFHS musicians take first in composition contest  River Falls Journal

A group of River Falls High School students who form the River Music Composition Club won first place in the Wisconsin State Music Association State ...



Zoller wins National Merit 3M Scholarship  River Falls Journal

When River Falls High School senior Niko Zoller decided to take the PSAT, he thought it would just be a way to prepare for the ACT that he was going to take ...



RF schools welcomes new staff  River Falls Journal

Family: I grew up near St. Charles, Minnesota but have lived in the River Falls area for 20 years now. My husband Brian is a superintendent for a construction ...



New program to allow RFHS students to earn UWRF credit  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School Wildcats have a chance to be Falcons as well, thanks to a new dual-credit program between RFHS and UW-River Falls, announced ...



Vets in the Classroom educate at RFHS  River Falls Journal

Vets in the Classroom is a VFW program where four or five veterans are invited to a school's English or literature class to speak on their experiences of being ...



Academic letter recipients honored at RFHS  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School students who earned academic letters during the 2017-18 school year were gathered in front of the school for a picture Thursday, Sept.



New SRO will begin at RFHS, Renaissance Charter Academy  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School students will see a new face at school this fall when Officer Brian Jensen assumes his new role as School Resource Officer (SRO) for ...



'Newsies' delights audiences at RFHS  River Falls Journal

"Extra, extra!" Read all about the River Falls High School's production of "Newsies" right here. Judging by the excitement and cheers during a special ...



Dancers off to state  River Falls Journal

The River Falls High School dance team qualified for this weekend's Division 2 state tournament by placing second in Hip Hop at the Western Wisconsin ...



Powerlifters to compete at state  River Falls Journal

The River Falls powerlifting club will compete at the Wisconsin High School Powerlifting Association State Meet March 2-3 at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center in ...



River Falls' Pupungatoa All-American at SDSU  River Falls Journal

South Dakota State University senior, and River Falls High School graduate, Tiano Pupungatoa was honored for his play with the Jackrabbits football team this ...



Repeat state champs in powerlifting  River Falls Journal

The River Falls girls' powerlifting team was honored for winning its second straight Wisconsin High School Powerlifting Association state championship in ...



Two charged in 2017 River Falls overdose death  Hudson Star Observer

Authorities followed digital footprints among suspected drug dealers in building a homicide case in the 2017 overdose death of a River Falls man, according to ...



Booster Club gala nets over $40K for RFHS sports  River Towns

The inaugural River Falls High School Athletic Booster Club fundraising gala was a tremendous success. The Wildcat Way themed event held Saturday, Feb.



High school football: Jim Bible stepping down as Black River Falls coach  La Crosse Tribune

The Black River Falls High School football program needs a coach, and that isn't something that can be said very often.



Grown-ups can hunt Easter eggs Saturday  River Falls Journal

River Falls' fifth annual Grown-Up Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 20. Participants can head to Veterans' Park at 8 a.m. where Cory Hart from ...



Gymnasts open on high note  River Falls Journal

The Wildcat gymnastics team has made a tradition out of starting its season with a win at the Wisconsin Rapids Classic and ending it back in Wisconsin Rapids ...



New waders for the RFHS Biology Club  River Falls Journal

The Kinnickinnic River Land Trust, in partnership with the River Falls Fly Fishing Film Festival (R4F) held in early March 2019, donated $1,000 to River Falls ...



Black inducted into George Martin HOF  River Falls Journal

Former Wildcat and current coach Kevin Black was one of six inductees into the Wisconsin Wrestling Coaches Association George Martin Wrestling Hall of Fame ...



Seven to be inducted into Wildcat HOF  River Falls Journal

Seven individuals and one team will be inducted into the River Falls Wildcat Hall of Fame during the high school's homecoming weekend, Sept. 21-22. Athletes ...



PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Tower - Chinnock Lane, River Falls, WI  River Falls Journal

PUBLIC NOTICE Great Rivers Wireless, LLC intends to construct an approximate 250 foot guyed communications tower at 544 Chinnock Lane, River Falls, ...



RFHS Class of 2018 celebrates commencement  River Falls Journal

"If not us, who? If not now, when?" Those words, originally spoken by President John F. Kennedy, were chosen as the River Falls High School Class of 2018's ...



Wildcat cheer team headed to state  River Falls Journal

The River Falls High School cheer team recently finished fourth in cheer dance and second in large co-ed at the Green Bay Phoenix Open. They will head to La ...



Cheer teams shine in competition  River Falls Journal

The sport of cheerleading has continued to grow at a rapid pace in River Falls with teams now at the youth through college levels. The middle school, high ...



Football: Forster called to the hall  River Falls Journal

Bill Forster wasn't even sure he wanted the head football coaching job at River Falls High School after Tom Carroll stepped down in 1989. Now he's joining his ...



UWRF senior makes her way into Midwest Country Music Awards  River Falls Journal

Minnesota-born and River Falls-raised Chaunté Shayne is flying through her 20's as an up-and-coming country singer. She was recently nominated for New ...



UPDATE: Black River Falls High School receives shooting threat  WEAU

School officials say nothing was found during a sweep of Black River Falls High School Thursday following a threat.



Prosecutors allege former RFHS student threatened school violence  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School was named as a potential target for a school shooting by a man in police custody in Oshkosh this past winter. Christopher K. Mariana, 24 ...



RFHS Forensics students 'find their own voice'  River Falls Journal

It has been an "amazing" season for the River Falls High School Forensics team, said coach Kim Miller. "We doubled in size, so we had close to 50 students who ...



WATCH: RF area received 4.86 inches of rain during Wednesday...  River Falls Journal

Flash flooding left damage and closed roads around Pierce County after a heavy rain drenched the area Wednesday, April 17. The National Weather *Service* ...



River Falls school bus routes mapped out  River Falls Journal

School is starting Tuesday, Sept. 4 and "our big yellows" will be back on the road transporting the most precious cargo in the world, our kids. The Middle and ...



RFHS invites all to prom grand march  River Falls Journal

Here is your 2018 Prom Court! These individuals were voted on by their Junior Class peers. From left are: Clayton Favor, Raina Albores, Chance Kamrowski, ...



Wrestling: Wildcats post first win over Hudson in 12 years  River Falls Journal

River Falls wrestling coach Kevin Black needed just one word to describe the Wildcat's 37-34 victory over Hudson Thursday night, Dec. 6. “Huge,” he said.



Glass Cemetery brought to life  River Falls Journal

Sunday, Sept. 9, volunteers brought the past to life, just south of town at the Glass Valley Cemetery, with this year's annual cemetery walk. The event was a ...



Boys Basketball: Wildcats top Raiders  River Falls Journal

There's always a buzz when River Falls and Hudson play each other, and that buzz was even louder Friday night, Dec. 7, when the Raiders hosted the Wildcats ...



It's a MiraCole: Friends, family to host bowling benefit for...  River Falls Journal

On July 28, Cole Larrieu — a 1999 River Falls High School graduate — was a passenger in a motor vehicle accident that nearly took his life. The convertible he ...



Get to know the River Falls School Board candidates  River Falls Journal

The River Falls Journal sent questionnaires to candidates running for River Falls School Board, of which there are six competing for four open board seats in the ...



Greg Peters column: Suicide and sea lions  River Falls Journal

Kevin Hines was 19 years old in 2000 when he tried to commit suicide. Hines took the bus to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, stepped off, and just like ...



Black River Falls High School students hold town hall meeting on school safety  WEAU

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) -- Students at Black River Falls High School held a town hall meeting to talk about school safety after a shooting in Parkland ...



River Falls Police: Asleep in the park; TVs broken in disput...  River Falls Journal

At 11:26 p.m. Monday, Oct 1, police went to Glen Park, 355 W. Park St., for a report of a suspicious person. Jacob Alexander Kinkade, 18, River Falls, was seen ...



SCC introduces 30 new staff members for 2018-2019 school year  Richmond-News

St. Croix Central School District will add 30 new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out and ...



'We aren't really alone;' RFHS senior Andrew Schlee battling...  Hudson Star Observer

A month before he turned 18 on April 16, River Falls High School senior Andrew Schlee was excited about what the future held for him after high school.



District moves forward with referendum plans  River Falls Journal

Thanks to two referendum questions that both passed on the April 3 ballot, the River Falls School District has its work cut out for it over the next several years.



Child found dead in River Falls school; unrelated threat fol...  River Falls Journal

The River Falls school community was shaken Monday by two separate events, one involving a student's death at Meyer Middle School and another resulting in ...



NR School District welcomes new staff members  Richmond-News

The New Richmond School District will add 32 new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out ...



Carla Ann Strozewski Obituary  Hub City Times

Carla Strozewski, age 71, of Neillsville, formerly of Black River Falls, WI died Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Neillsville.



Wrestling: Cats third at Northern Badger  River Falls Journal

This year's Northern Badger Wrestling Classic attracted neary 2,000 fans a day to River Falls High School Friday and Saturday, Dec. 28-29. And they didn't go ...



River Falls police: 'Drifting' vehicle almost hits pedestrian,...  River Falls Journal

... • At 6:26 p.m. Jan. 9, Daniel Stanley Gulick, 41, River Falls, was cited $111.40 for inattentive driving after he allegedly rear-ended a vehicle stopped in traffic ...



Boys Basketball: River Falls tops La Crosse Logan  River Falls Journal

It's still early, but the Wildcat boys' basketball team's win over La Crosse Logan Tuesday night, Dec. 11, could have a big impact come sectional seeding time.



WisDOT preparing for Highway 29 construction  River Falls Journal

Pierce County residents saw an early look at the planned construction on State Highway 29, set to begin in 2021. Wisconsin Department of Transportation held a ...



High school football: Elliot Bird ready to lead Black River Falls' resurgence  La Crosse Tribune

A year ago, Elliot Bird stepped into a pivotal role as the quarterback of the Black River Falls High School football team — a position he previously had no ...



Design phase begins for school referendum projects  River Falls Journal

The River Falls School District has been working hard on planning projects stemming from two referendum questions passed on the April 3 ballot.



Passing of a legend: Iconic coach Mike Farley remembered  River Falls Journal

Legendary UW-River Falls coach Mike Farley died Tuesday, Aug. 28, at his home in Arizona at the age of 84. His son Mike posted word of his father's passing on ...



Who will be on the April 2019 ballot?  River Falls Journal

The deadline has passed and the names are in for those who chose to run for village boards, school boards and city councils across the state on the April 2, ...



Gymnastics club celebrates new home  River Falls Journal

River Falls Gymnastics Club vice president Julie Bruns pointed to a plaque on the donor wall and read the Coretta Scott King quote it contained. “The greatness ...



Cross country: Spectators invited to run Extreme Meet course  River Falls Journal

The River Falls High School cross country team's season starts Thursday, Aug. 23, when the Wildcats will host their annual Extreme Meet on the campus of ...



Baseball: Call traded to Indians  River Falls Journal

Former Wildcat Alex Call will be a member of the Cleveland Indians organization in 2019 after being traded by the Chicago White Sox for veteran first baseman ...



WisDOT to hold public meeting for Highway 29 improvements Wednesday...  River Towns

RIVER FALLS -- The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss multiple ...



Taking inventory of historical items in the city  River Falls Journal

The city of River Falls' Historic Preservation Commission was recently asked to view historical artifacts belonging to the city and stored in city facilities, and to ...



Chuck White: 90 years young and celebrating  River Falls Journal

There are two important events coming up in October to honor a River Falls man who is truly one of a kind. You see, Charles E. White (Chuck to his friends) will ...



Girls' basketball: Girls can't keep pace with Hudson  River Falls Journal

The Wildcat girls' basketball team is doing all the right things in practice, now they just have to show it in their games. The Cats shot just 31 percent from the field ...



RFHS has a starry prom night  River Falls Journal

Last year's Prom Queen Marika Hanson crowns Sam Krueger the 2017 Prom Queen. Shown from left are: Junior Princess Lily Reynaga, Junior Princess Ryan ...



River Falls School District introduces 2017-18 new staff  River Falls Journal

River Falls School District will welcome many new staff members for the 2017-2018 school year, which begins for students Tuesday, Sept. 5. The Journal asked ...



River Falls Police: Roomie situation turns into meth bust  River Falls Journal

At 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, police were called to a residence in the 500 block of West Division Street for a report that a roommate moving out of an apartment ...



Wausau native made wrestling her life. She became first girl to win Wisconsin regionals in Division 1.  Wausau Daily Herald

When Josie Bartishofski was in first grade, she learned about wrestling by watching old videos of her dad on the mat in high school. When a flier got passed ...



Local youth wrestlers qualify for WWF state tournament  Hub City Times

Several area youth wrestlers qualified for the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Kids Folkstyle Tournament, during the state qualifier at River Falls High School on ...



RFHS Homecoming Court  River Falls Journal

This year's River Falls High School Homecoming Royalty candidates are, from left, Marcus Califf, Ema Pupungatoa, Andrew Smits, Natalie Bents, Jack Stoffel, ...



Photos: Rain did not dampen Memorial Day service  River Falls Journal

American Legion Post 121 Commander Larry Larson gives a welcome to those who attended the 2019 Memorial Day Program presented by River Falls ...



Big problem: River Falls High School's water pipes going bad  River Falls Journal

HVAC water lines installed when the high school was built in 2000/2001 are corroding and springing tiny leaks. River Falls Superintendent Jamie Benson says ...



National Signing Day: Four Wildcats make commitments  River Falls Journal

Wednesday, Nov. 14, marked the initial signing date for high school seniors who have made their college decision and are ready to sign a National Letter of ...



Town 'N Country Day gets little sunshine, but lots of smiles  River Falls Journal

River Falls youth and families showed up with smiles and celebrated 2019 Town 'N Country Day June 9 despite getting little sunshine. In honor of agricultural ...



School board picks new assistant principal  River Falls Journal

Nic Been, administrator/teacher at St. Croix Central High School, was hired by the school board Monday, May 20, to be the next assistant principal at River Falls ...



Both RF school referendum questions pass  River Falls Journal

Both referendum questions in on River Falls School District voters' ballots passed, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday, April 3. See below for vote ...



Norman Heller | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Norman E. Heller, 83, of Black River Falls, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Wisconsin Veteran's Home at Chippewa Falls.



VIDEO: RFHS class of 2016 graduates  River Falls Journal

Speakers encouraged graduating seniors to remember the past, and look to the future at the River Falls School District high school commencement ceremony ...



'To infinity and beyond': River Falls Class of 2017 reaches for...  River Falls Journal

RIVER FALLS—River Falls Class of 2017 celebrated its commencement ceremony Sunday, June 4 in the high school gymnasium. Class motto: "To infinity and ...



2018 Ambassador candidates sought  River Falls Journal

Attention juniors in high school: It's time to sign up to vie for the title of River Falls Royal Ambassador! Be on the lookout for candidate meetings during Focus.



Grammy award winner and jazz bands to perform in RF March 20  River Falls Journal

On Wednesday, March 20 the UW-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble 1 will share a concert with the Minnesota Youth Jazz Band and guest artist Lauren Sevian at 7 p.m. ...



Extra Effort: Black River Falls High School senior is just like everybody else  The Courier Life News

BLACK RIVER FALLS — When Sunny Rufsholm got the role as Emma Carew in last year's Black River Falls musical “Jekyll and Hyde,” she felt like the person ...



Inaugural Wildcat Invitational set for Dec. 16  River Falls Journal

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, the River Falls Wildcats dance team will host the inaugural Wildcat Invitational dance competition at River Falls High ...



River Falls High School students cook up chow for ambulance ...  River Falls Journal

Representatives of the River Falls EMS Department show up to River Falls High School on the first and third Wednesday of each month -- not because anyone ...



High school basketball: Black River Falls' offensive sparked by its defense  Jacksoncountychronicle

There is no underlying secret as to what player drives the Black River Falls High School boys basketball team. If you follow area boys basketball, you've heard or ...



Mock trial team attains state runner-up  River Falls Journal

MADISON — The River Falls High School Mock Trial Team made school history by capturing the second place title in the Wisconsin Mock Trial tournament.



RF students walk out  River Falls Journal

An estimated 100 or more students participated in a student-led walkout Wednesday, March 14, at River Falls High School. The local walkout was one of many ...



Let it shine: For those in need, students strive for consist...  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School students have long been able to help each other via a club called S.O.S. -- Students Offering Support. The S.O.S. club is all about ...



CVTC offers opportunity to ECASD students to earn associate degree  WEAU

Chippewa Valley Technical College is allowing North and Memorial students to earn associate degrees in business management.



Mock crash makes real impact  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School SOS (Students Offering Support) students organized a mock car crash, with the help of River Falls emergency responders, including ...



FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national...  River Falls Journal

Donald Hershaw, FFA president at River Falls High School, grew up around tractors. “I've always been around tractors my whole life,” Hershaw said. “You can ...



Teacher shortages felt in River Falls, Ellsworth  Pierce County Herald

RIVER FALLS, ELLSWORTH -- Area school districts are experiencing teacher shortages spanning multiple disciplines. In the River Falls and Ellsworth school ...



'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer,...  River Falls Journal

Each year, more than 1,300 high school and around 1,200 middle level students audition for roughly 730 spots in the high school and middle level Honors State ...



Aldi breaks grounds; what's next for Perkins?  River Falls Journal

It has been a busy year thus far for business development in River falls. Aldi, Dollar Tree and Culvers have made plans to come to town, Chippewa Valley ...



RF Rotary bestows $1K to RF Gymnastics Club  River Falls Journal

gymnastic club. The building will be located just east of River Falls High School on Lilac Avenue, and will open in early 2019. The River Falls Rotary Club meets ...



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