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Chris Turner of the CVTC Fire Safety Center staff, wearing protective gear, attacks a flammable liquids fire during a demonstration at CVTC’s new outdoor burn area Aug. 14. The pan used for the demonstration was only about half the size of the pans that will be used during firefighter training and product testing exercises at the site. Photo courtesy of CVTC
Testing to begin at new CVTC outdoor burn area
2 hours 32 min ago
Dr. Devorah Heitner
Helping your kids thrive in a digital age
4 hours 2 min ago
UW-River Falls Assistant Professor Matthew Digman teaches an Introduction to Agricultural Engineering course. Photo courtesy of UWRF
UW-River Falls assistant professor awarded one of first Alfalfa Research Initiative Grants
5 hours 11 min ago
Netters tested in opener
5 hours 32 min ago
A group of administrators and executive directors from across the state gathered to discuss current health care issues pertinent to their respective facilities with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in Marshfield Monday, Aug. 14. Topics included Medicaid, health care reform, and a public hearing for which Johnson said he would fly a few administrators to Washington D.C.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Larson
A never ending death spiral: SV Health & Rehab faces closure
6 hours 32 min ago
Micah Jeppesen, a victim of dating violence, agreed to tell her story in the HOPE Coalition 2017 film “Standing Strong” because she doesn’t want what happened to her to happen to anyone else. Ruth Nerhaugen / Contributor
'I thought I was going to lose my life,' MN woman recalls violent teen relationship
7 hours 1 min ago
The final pieces of the John Doar History Trail — most notably the interpretive panels along the route — will be put in place on Saturday, Aug. 26, just prior to the grand opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
John Doar History Trail celebration kicks off Thursday
8 hours 32 min ago
Some 50 people Sunday,Aug. 20 and 30 Saturday, Aug. 19 joined in a "Rise Up Against Hate" demonstration at Main Street and Cascade Avenue in River Falls. Photo courtesy of Katie Chaffee.
Standing up against hate
9 hours 3 min ago
The Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center has seen financial challenges escalate over the last six months. Administrator Kevin Larson said it was important for the nursing home to open up lines of dialogue with the community to keep the facility operating. 

Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
It’s not too late to save SV Health and Rehab Center
11 hours 2 min ago
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. man killed in lawn-mowing accident; 8 more state news stories
11 hours 36 min ago
Four aces at RFGC
11 hours 56 min ago
August 22, 2017
A photo by Minnesota State Patrol placed third in the American Association of State Troopers' 2017 Best Looking Cruiser Contest. It will be featured in AAST's 2018 calendar. Photo via Facebook
Minnesota State Patrol finishes 3rd in calendar contest; Wisconsin misses the cut
August 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
Tyler Matthews flings some mud on his way to taking first place in the Chain Stock Class during the Pierce County Fair's Demolition Derby on Aug. 12. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Pierce County Fair Demolition Derby results
August 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
Letters: Twitter is NOT the platform; Water protection needs to be revisited
August 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
Pierce County sheriff's blotter
August 22, 2017 - 4:20pm
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