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Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
Options for Women in River Falls hosts second prominent Republican
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Fish rally falls one run short
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
Celebrate the St. Croix River at RiverFest
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Douglas W. Jenkins Estate; Case No. 16PR52
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Council Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Joseph R. Jensen Estate; Case No. 16PR51
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2016 Budget Adjustment- Library Fund (Parking)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Hearing - Liquor License - WestWind
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
John William Lubich, 67
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Real Estate Showcase
March 3, 2016
Fatal crash reported on Hwy. 35/65; fund for family set up
A New Richmond man was the victim in a fatal car accident Monday morning, Feb. 29. Deputy Police Chief Jon Aubart identified him as 19-year...
March 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
March 1, 2016
Hudson man suspected of distracted driving in crash that killed Megan Goeltz
A Hudson woman was killed Monday in Minnesota in a crash that authorities said might have been avoidable. The possibility that the driver of...
March 1, 2016 - 10:43am
February 29, 2016
Two hospitalized after crash in rural River Falls
Two people were hospitalized Friday after the vehicles they were driving collided on Highway 65 in River Falls. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, River Falls resident Rebecca C. Keller, 63, was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital with undisclosed injuries....
February 29, 2016 - 8:15am
February 22, 2016
River Falls man injured in Polk County crash
A River Falls man was hospitalized Saturday after a two-vehicle crash in Polk County. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, Curtis R. Vorwald, 74, was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with non-life threatening injuries sustained in the crash. Troopers responded to the call...
February 22, 2016 - 8:10am
February 16, 2016
UPDATE: Pierce County crash victim in fair condition
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A 29-year-old River Falls woman was hospitalized Tuesday after a crash in rural Prescott. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 7:05 a.m. to County Road QQ and Highway 29 for an auto crash. Molly Sylvander was reportedly ejected from a vehicle at the...
February 16, 2016 - 12:30pm
February 1, 2016
Man in critical condition after alcohol-related head-on crash
A Hudson man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash in the town of Troy that left him with serious injuries. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Klatt identified the man as 28-year-old Jeffrey J. Saas. The driver of the other vehicle, 50-year-old Prescott resident...
February 1, 2016 - 2:43pm
January 25, 2016
Workplace accident suspected in death of Baldwin man
A worker at a Woodville-based business died Friday after a suspected workplace accident. Woodville Police Chief Lori Hetfeld said in a news release that officers were called at 2:27 p.m. to St. Croix Castings for a workplace incident. Baldwin resident Brian Dennis Omann, 41, was pronounced...
January 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
Minnesota man injured in rollover near Hudson
HUDSON -- An early-morning rollover crash Monday near Hudson sent an Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man to Regions Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The State Patrol said it responded to the 4:07 a.m. crash on westbound I-94 near Exit 4, along with Hudson Fire and St. Croix Valley...
January 25, 2016 - 10:23am
December 22, 2015
Van crashes, overturns with 5 teens inside in Pierce County
One of five teenagers riding in a minivan that crashed and overturned early Tuesday in the town of Oak Grove was hospitalized. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded at 2:10 a.m. to Highway 35 near 468th Avenue for a one-vehicle rollover. Deputies arrived...
December 22, 2015 - 9:15am
December 21, 2015
Body pulled from Willow River ID'd as Hudson native
Authorities confirmed Monday that a body pulled from the Willow River over the weekend belonged to a Hudson native. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said Monday the body of 20-year-old Madeline Brekke was discovered at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday in a portion...
December 21, 2015 - 3:16pm
December 17, 2015
Falling temps turn road slick, causing multiple crashes around region
A little early evening precipitation and falling temperatures Wednesday turned water to ice on stretches of I-94 and surrounding county roads. Emergency personnel responded to two injury accidents within an hour -- one just east of Roberts and a second in the Baldwin area. Meanwhile,...
December 17, 2015 - 8:09am
December 3, 2015
UPDATE: Highway 35 crash victim in 'fair' condition
A Pierce County woman was hospitalized Wednesday after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 35 in Hudson. Hager City resident Karen E. Roesler,...
December 3, 2015 - 10:28am
December 1, 2015
Overnight semi crash closes Highway 65 in rural River Falls
The main artery connecting River Falls with Ellsworth was shut down for more than two hours overnight Monday after a semi-trailer crash. The crash did not result in any injuries to the driver, but did leave Highway 65 closed from 11:52 p.m. Monday until 2:22 a.m. Tuesday. According...
December 1, 2015 - 7:59am
November 18, 2015
Accident slows Wednesday afternoon traffic
Emergency vehicle lights lit up the rainy afternoon Wednesday, Nov. 18, on a portion of the Hwy. 35/65 bypass. River Falls EMS and River Falls...
November 18, 2015 - 4:24pm
November 9, 2015
Hudson native Fouks killed in Grant County crash
It will be no surprise to people who knew Kaila Fouks that she would do all in her power to protect an animal. Fouks, of Hudson, was killed...
November 9, 2015 - 2:12pm