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Area man worked behind the scenes to 'get things done' at the RNC convention
Russ Feingold to visit River Falls tonight
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
River Falls advances in Legion State Tourney
Rain alters Legion State Tourney schedule
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Weekend Happenings July 29-31
Around River Falls, mid-summer gardens bloom with colorful splashes
Featured photo: Storm
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy "Dodie" Sazama age 75
Frederick "Fritz" Anding, 87
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Real Estate Showcase
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
July 27, 2016
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A 35-year-old Baldwin man was ejected from his motorcycle in the town of Clifton late Tuesday night and taken to Regions Hospital with undisclosed injuries. According the Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies, Joshua William Richie was heading northbound on County...
July 27, 2016 - 8:42am
July 15, 2016
City of New Richmond officials release statement about gas leak
Update, July 15 at 2:30 p.m.: City of New Richmond officials released a statement pertaining to the gas leak that occurred at about 5 p.m. Thursday,...
July 15, 2016 - 2:41pm
July 14, 2016
Car catches fire on road in town of River Falls
Crews responded Thursday afternoon to a car fire in rural River Falls. A Pierce County sheriff’s deputy said no one was injured in the fire...
July 14, 2016 - 4:45pm
July 11, 2016
Ellsworth man airlifted after Saturday crash
An Ellsworth man was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital Saturday after the vehicle he was driving slammed into a power pole near River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 24-year-old Geordan D. Godwin. He was taken to River Falls Area Hospital, where...
July 11, 2016 - 12:17pm
July 7, 2016
River Falls teen dies after fiery crash
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A River Falls teen died last night after a fiery crash in the town of Clifton. Tyler James Orpen, 16, was pronounced dead at River Falls Area Hospital after being taken there by ambulance. He is the son of December and Shawn Orpen of River Falls. A 61-year-old St....
July 7, 2016 - 8:10am
July 1, 2016
Maiden Rock woman found dead at Pierce County crash scene
The search for a missing Maiden Rock woman ended Thursday when her body was found in a car at the scene of an apparent crash. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 64-year-old Kathleen J. McCabe. Deputies were alerted to the crash at 11:08 a.m. Thursday on Highway...
July 1, 2016 - 8:03am
June 27, 2016
UPDATE: Missing man found near Woodville
A vulnerable who went missing Monday morning in the town of Kinnickinnic has been found. Authorities said the man, 33-year-old Kou Her, was found around 3 p.m. in rural Woodville. St. Croix County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said her first went missing near County Road N...
June 27, 2016 - 2:41pm
Hudson teen injured in Clifton accident
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle accident Sunday night in the town of Clifton sent a Hudson teen to the hospital with undisclosed injuries. Police responded to the intersection of County Road F and 770th Avenue at 7:24 p.m. A 2001 Volkswagen Jetta, driven by 18-year-old Massimo V....
June 27, 2016 - 9:07am
June 26, 2016
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
A woman from Prescott died in a motorcycle crash Saturday in western Wisconsin. A Hastings man who was driving the motorcycle was injured in the crash. Joshua Sykora, a 34-year-old Hastings man, was driving and 38-year-old Brooke Baker of Prescott was his passenger. The vehicle went...
June 26, 2016 - 9:45am
June 22, 2016
VIDEO: Victim saved from rushing Willow River waters
A new video provides a closer look at the dramatic rescue made last week to save a young man stranded on rushing Willow River waters. In the...
June 22, 2016 - 1:32pm
June 20, 2016
Crews respond to overturned semi in Hudson
A semi-trailer temporarily blocked up traffic along the Interstate 94 westbound on-ramp from Highway 35 after it tipped over. Authorities said...
June 20, 2016 - 5:47pm
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