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RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/3/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
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December 21, 2015
December 2015: Body pulled from Willow River ID'd as Hudson native
Editor's note: This story is from December 2015. 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...
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
UPDATE: passengers ID'd in Roberts crash
A River Falls woman was killed and three others were injured Sunday afternoon in a head-on collision on Highway 65 in Roberts. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office identified the deceased as 61-year-old Bonny J. Britton. She was pronounced dead on the scene by the St. Croix County...
November 9, 2015 - 11:16am
October 12, 2015
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crashes
Two Minnesota men were injured in separate motorcycle crashes Sunday in Pierce County. The first crash was reported just before 4 p.m. on 170th Avenue and Highway 35 in Hager City. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Edward Withuski from Brooklyn...
October 12, 2015 - 8:16am
October 5, 2015
River Falls couple, Prescott man injured in separate crashes
A rural River Falls man and his wife were injured Saturday after the car they were in was rearended by a charter bus. According to a Pierce County Sheriff’s Office new release, Donald Miner, 73, and Mary Miner, 71, were taken by personal vehicle to an area hospital with non-life...
October 5, 2015 - 8:07am
October 1, 2015
UPDATE: Identity of victim in Wednesday's collision released
Eugene H. Sempf, 73, was the man who died Wednesday morning after a dump truck struck his pickup truck in the town of Glenwood. Online court records show Sempf's address as 1418 Red Hawk Ct. in New Richmond. Sempf apparently failed to stop or pulled from a stop sign on 130th Avenue...
October 1, 2015 - 8:32am
September 10, 2015
A death in the family: Troy family looks for answers after beloved pet dog’s death
The sight left Greg Sipes and his children aghast. After making an errand run the afternoon of July 1, the three town of Troy residents pulled...
September 10, 2015 - 6:00am
September 9, 2015
Need for speed? Please, not at this River Falls intersection
Dick Rinehart doesn’t mince words when describing the intersection of Highway 29 and County Road FF. “It’s very dangerous there,”...
September 9, 2015 - 5:00pm
August 24, 2015
Interstate crash Sunday leaves 1 injured in St. Croix County
One person was hospitalized Sunday after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near Roberts. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a 54-year-old woman from Weyerhaeuser, Wis., was taken to Regions Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The woman was a passenger in...
August 24, 2015 - 8:04am
August 20, 2015
UPDATE: Child, driver seriously injured in town of Troy crash
Alcohol was believed to be a factor in a Thursday crash in the town of Troy that left four people hospitalized -- two of whom were seriously...
August 20, 2015 - 3:50pm
August 19, 2015
Lightning strike forces Pierce County to re-route 911 calls
A neighboring county has stepped up to handle 911 calls after a lightning strike temporarily disabled services in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that St. Croix County has been handling 911 calls since late Monday after a lightning strike on...
August 19, 2015 - 8:53am