River Falls Journal Newsroom
Have you been putting off needed repairs to your home? There are funds available to help homeowners who would like to make repairs to their homes. The Home Repair Program can provide loans at no interest to low to moderate-income homeowners for necessary repairs. You do not have to repay the loan until you no longer occupy the home (when you sell or move out of the home). Loans can be provided for properties located anywhere in
St. Croix County HCE (Home Community Education) is hosting their second HEALTHY HOMES AND GARDENS GIG on Saturday, May 16, at the Badlands Sno-park Chalet, 772 Kinney Rd. Hudson. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with coffee, juice and pastries.
If you and your community are seeking ways to fund plans for trails, parks, green space, water space and conservation, plan to attend a discussion sponsored by the St. Croix...
The St. Croix County Historical Society will present its annual Victorian Christmas Night on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m., with a tour of the Octagon House Museum and the Phipps Inn Bed and Breakfast. Admission is $9 for adults, $3 for students ages 13-19, and $2 for children 12 and under. Tickets will be available at the Octagon House (No advance sales). The Octagon House at 1004 Third Street was built in 1855 for the John Shaw Moffat family. Mr.
Teams and volunteers are needed for this year’s St. Croix/Pierce County “Walk to End Alzheimer's” set for Saturday, Sept. 20, in New Richmond. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Second only to 2013, the spring of 2014 has earned the reputation for one of the most challenging spring planting seasons for farmers. “Adding to the planting season stress for farmers is that we have significantly lower anticipated prices for corn and soybeans,” says Greg Andrews, Pierce County UW-Extension Agricultural Agent. In some cases, the delayed planting was even more pronounced in neighboring St.
On Wednesday, April 23, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Committee on Infractions released a report concluding that major violations occurred in the UW-River Falls’ athletics program. Specifically, the report concluded that UW-River Falls failed to properly educate personnel involved in the awarding of financial aid about NCAA regulations and allowed a former head football coach to be involved in the arranging of financial aid packages. The report also included a series of secondary violations concerning the awarding of scho
Third best. That was St. Croix’s unemployment rate among Wisconsin’s 72 counties. Pierce County was right behind. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development announced preliminary January unemployment rates for the state. At 5.1%, St. Croix County’s rate is the third lowest in the state. St. Croix’s rate for January is higher than December’s final rate of 4.2% and November’s rate of 3.7%. One year ago, St.