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River Falls Journal
All aboard for another year
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Parking permit enforcement to begin
Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Featured photo: Lake George
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
June 20, 2016
Human services leader Schmidt injured in motorcycle crash
Pierce County’s director of human services was seriously injured last week in a motorcycle crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office reported...
June 20, 2016 - 7:43am
June 17, 2016
Man rescued from Willow River State Park falls
Hudson fire crews rescued a victim Monday after he got caught in the waterfall system in Willow River State Park. The victim, described by Hudson...
June 17, 2016 - 2:23pm
June 15, 2016
Speeding truck rolls, causes long traffic delay
It took more than four hours for River Falls emergency crews, police officers and a local towing company to clear the intersection of the Hwy....
June 15, 2016 - 11:08am
June 5, 2016
UPDATE: Names of those involved in fatal freeway crash released
Michael Thomas Doering, a 22-year-old New Richmond man, was killed and two passengers seriously injured after a pickup truck in which they were traveling struck another vehicle on I-94 Saturday night. The Wisconsin State Patrol received a report at 6:08 p.m. of a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado...
June 5, 2016 - 12:42pm
May 22, 2016
Motorcyclist airlifted from Trimbelle crash scene
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- A motorcyclist was airlifted from the scene of a crash Saturday morning in the town of Trimbelle that landed him in one...
May 22, 2016 - 9:26am
May 16, 2016
Clifton crash sends 4 to hospital
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle crash in the town of Clifton late Saturday afternoon sent four people to area hospitals. At about 4:54 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two-vehicle crash with injury on County Road F, south of County Road MM. A green...
May 16, 2016 - 7:39am
Woman strikes parked truck after medical emergency
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A Hudson woman allegedly drove off the road and struck a parked truck at a residence late Sunday afternoon, due to a medical emergency. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one-vehicle accident near W12088 770th Ave. In the town of Clifton at about...
May 16, 2016 - 7:26am
May 12, 2016
Two injured in rural Spring Valley crash
Two men were hospitalized late Wednesday in a Pierce County crash that authorities said involved alcohol. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash at 9:58 p.m. at Highway 29 and County Road BB in the town of Gilman. The drivers of...
May 12, 2016 - 8:58am
May 9, 2016
Man hospitalized after motorcycle strikes guardrail
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- A Minnesota man was hospitalized after his motorcycle struck a guardrail and he was ejected Saturday afternoon. Daniel A. Southerton, 52, of Lakeville, was negotiating a curve on a 2006 Harley Davidson Super Glide while headed northbound on County Road O near...
May 9, 2016 - 7:15am
April 7, 2016
Hudson police squad hit by oncoming car
Two drivers, including a Hudson police officer, were injured Thursday when a patrol car was struck in traffic by a suspected distracted driver....
April 7, 2016 - 9:09am
Car vs. power pole
At about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, an SUV, driven by Garrison T. Jepsen, 22, of River Falls, went into the ditch and hit a power pole on Highway 35...
April 7, 2016 - 9:00am
March 30, 2016
Man injured after fall from horse in Pierce County
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Tuesday after falling off a horse in rural Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 52-year-old Lance Anderson was transported to River Falls Area Hospital for back injuries -- the severity of which were not disclosed. The...
March 30, 2016 - 1:12pm
Medical episode prompted traffic standoff
An unusual traffic incident that had authorities on high alert Saturday ended in Ellsworth, where a woman was later taken away by ambulance....
March 30, 2016 - 12:11pm
March 18, 2016
Funeral set for Christiansen, 23
Funeral arrangements have been set for Marya A. Christiansen, the Hager City woman who was found dead this week after the van she was driving...
March 18, 2016 - 2:16pm
March 17, 2016
Worker burned after explosion in rural St. Croix County
A Minnesota man was severely burned after a fertilizer operation inside a semi-trailer exploded Wednesday in the town of Rush River. The man, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 59-year-old Richard C. Wagner, of Big Lake, Minn., was taken to Regions Hospital...
March 17, 2016 - 12:37pm