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Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
Puppy mill suspect charged with bail jumping
Falcon Center at UW-River Falls officially opens to public
UWRF named 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
crime and courts
Wildcats fall to Chippewa Falls
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
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Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Viewpoint: Dam advocate group spreads misinformation at Kinni Corridor Tech Talk
Two worlds apart: The capital and the Great River Road
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
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February 23, 2017
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
The influenza cycle has returned to the UW-River Falls campus as well as the River Falls community, showing up a bit later than in past years. Flu season typically lasts from October to May. Across the state, more than 1,200 people had been hospitalized for the flu through Feb. 11,...
February 23, 2017 - 8:56am
February 15, 2017
Hospital to host open house Feb. 18
River Falls Area Hospital, 1629 E. Division St., part of Allina Health, will host a free Complete Women’s Care open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. The public is invited to tour areas such as the birth center, imaging department and rehabilitation facilities, and...
February 15, 2017 - 10:45am
February 13, 2017
Hospital's cancer center again earns accreditation
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, has granted a three-year accreditation with commendation...
February 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 9, 2017
New fitness center sees strong response from UWRF students and staff; community memberships available
A new fitness center, part of the still-under-construction Falcon Center, opened its doors just in time for the start of spring semester at UW-River Falls. Work on the fitness center began in 2015 and was completed in the fall.
February 9, 2017 - 11:23am
December 26, 2016
Obesity keeps going up; what's to be done?
The rate of obesity among Wisconsin adults has risen from 30.7 percent to 39.4 percent, with Pierce County adults at 29.8 percent, according to the Pierce county Health Department. With a state increase of 8.7 percent, nutritionist Brittany Mora of Pierce County Public Health attributes...
December 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 25, 2016
Author hopes new book will inspire others to feel like 'standing back up'
Melanie Perrin has weathered many struggles in life. Now she’s hoping to use those obstacles and how she overcame them to guide others. She’s also managed to fulfill a longtime dream through her efforts. Perrin, a longtime River Falls resident, has written a book that she hopes...
November 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 10, 2016
West Nile virus confirmed in Pierce County bird
PIERCE COUNTY -- The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Pierce County on July 29 has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus...
August 10, 2016 - 4:40pm
May 26, 2016
St. Croix Valley Foundation Leaders Forum: building dementia-friendly communities
A half-day forum focusing on making the St. Croix County area dementia friendly will be held from 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at The Phipps Center for the Arts. This forum is designed for elected officials, city administrators, and leaders within the business, education,...
May 26, 2016 - 7:58am
May 6, 2016
‘Run Across Wisconsin’ raises awareness of mental health
A Minneapolis-based non-profit organization, Defeat the Stigma Project (DSP), is planning an eight-day run across the state of Wisconsin to raise...
May 6, 2016 - 12:44pm
April 20, 2016
Programming Hope: teaching technology on the spectrum
April is Autism Awareness Month and on April 30 there will be a special screening of the documentary “Programming Hope: Employing the Abilities...
April 20, 2016 - 9:55am
April 14, 2016
Knights of Columbus donate
Local Knights of Columbus Council 4902 gave a check to Options for Women on Thursday, April 14. The money was raised through a recent Lifesavers...
April 14, 2016 - 4:05pm
April 13, 2016
Get ready: Blue Bikes will be rolling into River Falls
After a long winter -- and an even longer transition from that winter to spring -- wouldn’t it be nice to take a bike ride with the sun on...
April 13, 2016 - 2:15pm
March 23, 2016
Try a free fitness class for seniors
The YMCA-Hudson is offering a free fitness class for seniors from 10-10:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the dining room of Kinnic Health &...
March 23, 2016 - 4:03pm
March 14, 2016
If you enjoy horses and people your help is needed
Walk-On Therapeutic Riding Program, 1469 Co. Rd. J, northeast of River Falls, is in need of volunteers to help with their spring classes for...
March 14, 2016 - 3:31pm
Wait list for addiction services has county exploring options
Officials tasked with overseeing the county’s alcohol and other drug abuse (AODA) program are facing a client backlog that places some people on a wait list spanning 75 days before receiving treatment. Despite this uphill battle to provide public health services, those officials...
March 14, 2016 - 11:42am