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Ma’am, we are your only option: Small-town white police officers
UPDATE: Wrecker driver struck, killed on I-94
Medical community prepares for Ebola
Marching band on top
UW-River Falls campus quiet despite threat
crime and courts
Wild about the Wildcats
Wildcat soccer advances to regional title game
Hudson keeps Little Brown Jug
Cats score homecoming win
Vikings-Packers Predictions - RiverTown Sports Roundup
Theater selling off costumes and props
Weekend Happenings: Oct. 14-19
She’s older, wiser and made a bloody difference
Featured photo: Car show
River Falls is part of bike drive collection
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/30/14 Joint Review Board Meeting re: TID #4
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/28/14 Public Test of Voting Equipment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/28/14 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-09 (Sewer Connection Fees)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2014 Budget Adjustment- S. Paulson Road Upgrade
John Arthur Dretsch, 51
Rose E. Kennedy, 82
Doris Mae Ptacek, 101
Leanne M. Nelson, 73
Days Gone By: Carl T. Johnson
Days Gone By: Campus School
Days Gone By
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July 25, 2013
Days Gone By: 1963
In 1963 the St. Croix County Fair attracted many livestock exhibitors but only a few winners. Pictured above are two cows and a steer that bagged...
life / family
July 25, 2013 - 3:29pm
July 23, 2013
Cookbook editors: Town history deserves own volume
When she found the small book, handmade and titled "Kinnickinnic Kook Book," among her deceased mother's things, Jan DeCraene knew she'd stumbled across something worth preserving. The little collection of 100 mimeographed recipes -- covered with red gingham-check oilcloth trimmed...
life / family
July 23, 2013 - 9:25am
July 19, 2013
Dream come true -- in purple!
Little Juliana Urbach has a home-away-from home that's all hers. And it's right in her backyard. "She wakes up and first thing in the morning, still in her pajamas, runs out to play in her house," says Juliana's mother, Jessica, town of Clifton. "We haven't put furniture in there...
life / family
July 19, 2013 - 10:51am
July 12, 2013
River Falls camping veterans tell all for new explorers
Year round, in sun, storm or rain, campers can be found huddled around campfires or sprawled out in the sun. When it comes to spending time with Mother Nature, there are some definite do's and don'ts. For two groups of campers at Hoffman Park who meet on a yearly basis to share campfire...
life / family
July 12, 2013 - 8:51am
June 10, 2013
Wet weather dampens Town 'N Country Day
Rain did not stop the River Falls Royal Ambassadors from greeting those that attended the Town 'N Country Day free pancake breakfast held on...
news / family
June 10, 2013 - 9:21am
June 7, 2013
Glen Park pool opens this weekend
Summer has arrived and the Glen Park pool has been filled with water, waiting for the first swimmers to dip their toes in. City of River Falls Parks and Recreation Coordinator Cindi Danke said the pool will officially open to the public at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 -- school groups...
outdoors / family / news
June 7, 2013 - 8:03am
June 6, 2013
No lie, people urged to party and tell some 'fish tails'
Five generations ago, Joel Foster was recognized as establishing the town of River Falls after venturing here to find a fishing hole he heard...
family / news
June 6, 2013 - 11:07am
May 29, 2013
Yellowstone Trail festivities set Saturday
Hudson celebrates Yellowstone Trail Heritage Day Saturday with various activities throughout the community. The Yellowstone Trail (1912-1930)...
news / family
May 29, 2013 - 4:16pm
May 16, 2013
Family shares update on quintuplets
The local Tille Quintuplets, who turn four years old in June, attended the Volunteers in Partnership at the River Falls Hospital's May meeting....
news / family / health
May 16, 2013 - 10:07am
May 10, 2013
Local man continues crib-recycling work
Longtime River Falls resident Dana Pruitt introduced a new non-profit concept last spring in which he collects used baby items to recycle, refurbish and/or rebuild then donate to places that need them, such as the local emergency shelter Our Neighbors' Place and the local domestic...
family / life
May 10, 2013 - 11:48am
May 7, 2013
Westside Carnival a huge success
Families flocked to Westside Elementary School on May 4, for the annual Westside Carnival. The carnival included numerous games, wacky hair,...
May 7, 2013 - 2:55pm
May 2, 2013
National Child ID Program marks 10th anniversary
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services (PPCS), celebrated its 10th year of bringing the National Child ID Program to elementary schools in Pierce and Pepin counties. By teaming up with local law enforcement officials, 668 Kindergarten or first grade students were fingerprinted...
government / family
May 2, 2013 - 9:47am
May 1, 2013
Rail group encourages depot visit
The St. Croix Valley Rail Group advocates for increasing passenger rail and works to support area train initiatives, particularly trying to make...
May 1, 2013 - 9:02am
Racing for a cause: Triathalon delivers encouragement for Grace, dollars for blood cancer research
More than 150 athletes -- friends, family and well-wishers -- participated Saturday in a triathalon, raising $8,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and sending a dramatic message of support to a 20-year-old River Falls woman awaiting a bone-marrow transplant. "TRI4Grace" was...
news / health / family
May 1, 2013 - 8:00am
April 25, 2013
Woodworking: Immigration pundits: Learn from Grandma Elsie Moren
Serendipity -- The making of pleasant discoveries by accident. --Oxford Dictionary I ran into serendipity the other morning after listening on TV to politicians and media pundits shouting and screaming and arguing about immigration policy. Should we build a wall?
opinion / columns / family
April 25, 2013 - 1:33pm