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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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April 24, 2017
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
Hudson residents will be among those around St. Croix County participating in a drug take-back event on Saturday, April 29. The event, held in...
April 24, 2017 - 3:11pm
April 21, 2017
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
My name is Dr. Ed Ward, and I am a hospitalist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. A hospitalist is a medical specialist who sees patients...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 30, 2017
Experts: Risk of Lyme disease increases with warmer weather
With warmer weather approaching, environmental experts are reminding outdoor enthusiasts to protect themselves against Lyme disease. Lyme borreliosis,...
March 30, 2017 - 9:42am
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