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Hey, taxi! Now there’s more time to hail a cab
Update: Peterson in 'fair' condition after early morning crash
Driver picked up for 5th DWI; shoplifter pursued by workers
Partners join RF law firm
Beautiful day, but sirens will sound in River Falls
crime and courts
Wild Side: Masters of Camoflage
Pepper Fest 5K winners
Fighting Fish roll into state finals
WBA playoffs begin tonight
Wild Side: The summer wild flower show
Music Madams entertain at the hospital
Thanks to the Auxiliary, sick children will receive Christmas stockings
New leaders at Journey House
Amy Kahler benefit Aug. 23
Young and talented and boy does he have the blues
arts and entertainment
Patrick McCann, 87
William C. Ammerman, 88
Joshua A. Johnson, 38
Patrice Rasmussen, 44
Alex P. Johnson, 20
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/2/14 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/4/14 Plan Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Collins Outfall Restoration
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- North Main Pond Restoration
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/2/14 Town Board Meeting
Days Gone By: 1964 Golf "kids"
Days Gone By
Days Gone By: 1974 K of C Girls Bowling
Days Gone By: Evelyn Baker reminiscing
Days Gone By: Matzek reunions
August 21, 2012
How do you handle life's thorns? New ministry offers hope and resolve
Randy Baar once had a thriving local and then regional TV ministry that seemed destined for national syndication. That destiny crumbled when...
health / religion
August 21, 2012 - 9:10am
July 30, 2012
National conference inspires church youth
A group of 15 people from the First Congregational United Church of Christ in River Falls attended the church's National Youth event on the campus...
religion / life
July 30, 2012 - 10:24am
Back to the future: Historic church still beckons
The little clapboard church in Kinnickinnic went up shortly after the Civil War when Ulysses S. Grant was president. Built for $2,000, it opened in December 1868 and was shared by the area's Methodists and Congregationalists for services on alternate Sundays. The Methodist design...
July 30, 2012 - 10:21am
July 23, 2012
Wold, choirs sing their way abroad
Serving as an informal ambassador for the city of River Falls and for UW-River Falls, Elliot Wold seems to be both an inspiration and local icon...
religion / education
July 23, 2012 - 9:20am
July 2, 2012
Church dedicates Peace Pole
In June The River Falls United Methodist Church celebrated Peace with Justice Sunday by dedicating a Peace Pole, a six-foot tall, six-sided granite pole just south of the church's steeple. The words "May Peace Prevail on Earth" are inscribed in 12 languages or formats: Latin, music,...
July 2, 2012 - 8:53am
Animals receive blessing
The Hope Lutheran Church of River Falls congregation (pictured) held a blessing of the animals on their land in Sterling Ponds in early June....
July 2, 2012 - 8:34am
May 30, 2012
Pastor gets prison for discipline advice
Telling his church members they should use wooden rods to spank their infants and toddlers earns a former pastor in Black Earth a two-year prison sentence. Philip Caminiti was found guilty of eight counts of conspiracy to commit child abuse. He had told members of Aleitheia Bible...
May 30, 2012 - 11:28am
May 16, 2012
Letter: Gay marriage: Where is the common ground?
Many people in the United States believe that marriage equals holy matrimony (in the eyes of God, He participates in the process). The U.S. was founded on Judeo-Christian beliefs. For Christians the Biblical definition of a marriage is between a man and a woman. To ask a Christian...
opinion / letters / politics / religion
May 16, 2012 - 2:37pm
May 11, 2012
Woodworking: Pass the sausage: They sure fit in better than anyone could have imagined
When the Amish people began moving into the Whitehall area half a century ago, I often wondered how they would adjust to a neighborhood full of Norwegian- and Polish-Americans. For one thing, they didn't drive Pontiacs, Fords or even John Deere tractors. For another, they worshipped...
opinion / columns / religion
May 11, 2012 - 3:16pm
May 10, 2012
These kids know their Bible
A group of seven area teen Bible quizzers brought home something last week that no Teens For Christ team has ever brought home before - a National...
religion / life
May 10, 2012 - 12:58pm
Doing the right thing: Widower sells precious cars to feed starving children
Harvey Hielkema's decision to sell his collection of vintage cars and tractors was made for a simple reason: God told him to. As the 77-year-old...
religion / life
May 10, 2012 - 9:30am
May 3, 2012
First Covenant poised to expand
First Covenant Church, 1374 N. Main St., is gearing up to raise about $2.2 million for a building program that includes a new worship center, remodeled entry and secure nursery check-in. Pastor Todd Ertsgaard says the new facilities are needed to accommodate growth in both Sunday...
May 3, 2012 - 11:58am
May 1, 2012
River Falls church unveils huge addition
After beginning a major expansion and remodeling project in last June, the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 110 N. Third St., has...
religion / news
May 1, 2012 - 7:35am
April 16, 2012
Hunger-relief efforts spur Lazarus show
Players from River Falls' United Methodist Church invite everyone to see their upcoming musical production of "Lazarus," and, by doing so, help...
April 16, 2012 - 9:06am
April 10, 2012
Religious course to start April 12 in Hudson
Faith Community Church in Hudson has scheduled its next Alpha Course for April 12. The 11-week course offers a warm, non-threatening environment to ask and discuss the difficult questions that non-, new or disenchanted believers have concerning Christ, faith and religion. Each Thursday...
religion / life
April 10, 2012 - 10:49am