THE NEW FORTY The train always wins...
A couple of weeks ago I saw a young man in his vehicle hurry to beat the train that crosses 18th Street North at 12th Avenue North. The train wasn't moving too quickly, but it still was plenty dangero... Posted on 5/14/13 at 9:51 PM
On May 7 we experienced a multi-vehicle (mock) crash on Cemetery Road.
A thousand of us watched as ambulances from River Falls, Baldwin and Prescott, along with the LifeLink helicopter, fire trucks and multiple police cars did what they do best. We saw EMS professionals, SOS students, school staff and community members all fighting to save lives.
Lesley Williams, RFHS teacher, River Falls resident.
, May 16, 2013
The commute home to River Falls at the intersection of southbound Hwy. 35 and Radio Road was slowed late Tuesday afternoon, May 14, by a car vs. motorcycle collision. The injured motorcyclist, Michael D. Fisher, Jr., 33, Hammond, was heading south toward River Falls when a 1996 Honda Accord driven by Katie L. Anderson, 20, River Falls, allegedly failed to yield from a stop sign while pulling out from Radio Road.
Authorities reopened eastbound I-94 just east of the Roberts exit about 10 a.m., Monday, just 75 minutes after a semi unit hauling utility poles strayed off the shoulder in a construction zone and overturned, spilling its load into a ditch and snarling traffic.
An unprecedented wet, heavy May snowfall that continues to blanket western Wisconsin cut off power to thousands of homes and closed schools and some roads due to utility wires being downed by broken trees and branches.
An elderly couple from Altoona -- Harvey Wick, 85, and Ruth Wick, 84 -- died in a single-vehicle crash on I-94 in eastern St. Croix County Monday evening, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. A third occupant of the vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
A 16-year-old boy from Houlton was killed during Thursday's snowstorm after he lost control of his Chevrolet Cobalt while westbound on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail near Hwy. 95. Authorities say his car crossed the median and struck the trailer of an eastbound semi- unit.
A neighbor saw heavy smoke billowing from a detached garage at 715 W. Walnut St. and called 911, bringing multiple fire trucks and at least a dozen firefighters to the scene to battle flames inside the structure.
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