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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
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
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
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
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
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
May 17, 2016
Lt. governor visits Hudson businesses
Hudson was the destination Tuesday for Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Joined by fellow Republican Sheila Harsdorf, Kleefisch toured two Hudson-based...
May 17, 2016 - 4:30pm
May 13, 2016
New medical clinic planned for River Falls
Allina Health has announced it has approved plans to construct a 13,500 square foot medical clinic in River Falls. The clinic will be located...
May 13, 2016 - 2:43pm
May 10, 2016
Falcon Center construction, Hunt upgrade still ahead of schedule
By Trenton Gauthier, Falcon News Service The UW-River Falls campus has been aching for a new athletics facility, and the new Falcon Center is now ahead of schedule. Mike Stifter, Facilities Planning and Management executive director, said the building has been in the works for many...
May 10, 2016 - 3:26pm
May 3, 2016
Searles named United Way executive director
United Way St. Croix Valley has announced that Ann Searles has joined the staff as executive director. “We are absolutely delighted to have...
May 3, 2016 - 11:51am
April 23, 2016
Jurek takes the reins at summer camp
Summer horse camp left an indelible mark on Kelsey Jurek. The experience fostered not just her lifelong love of horses -- an affection she’s...
April 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 22, 2016
First occupants poised to enter new River Falls corporate park
There will be active summer in the Sterling Ponds Corporate Park off Hwy. 35. River Falls City Administrator Scot Simpson said construction is likely to begin on two new businesses that the City Council recently approved for development agreements. “It means it’s a busy summer...
April 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 16, 2016
Small-town girl's lingerie business has noble cause
It all started in the second college semester of her senior year at Duke University while Willa Townsend was learning about the complexities...
April 16, 2016 - 6:00am
April 8, 2016
Area jobless rates creep higher
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released February 2016 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties. St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 5.4%. For comparison, St. Croix’s final rate for January was 5 % and December’s final rate was 3.9%. One year...
April 8, 2016 - 3:28pm
Get your lawn mower tuned up at UW-River Falls
The UWRF Ag Industries Club (formerly Ag Mech Club) is offering its annual lawn mower tuneup and snowblower summerization through Friday, April...
April 8, 2016 - 10:42am
Real estate 'fluke' led to 30-plus years on the job
Dalene Crandall of River Falls has been a fixture in the local real estate business for decades. But she’s hanging up the jacket and kicking...
April 8, 2016 - 6:00am
March 17, 2016
Area jobless rates are up slightly
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary January unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties – St. Croix’s was 5%, up from 4.6% a year ago, and Pierce’s was 5.4%, up from 4.7% a year ago. St. Croix jobless rate for December was 3.9%...
March 17, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 12, 2016
School team opens kids’ eyes to practical matters of the scientific world
On the afternoon of March 3, a crowd of kids and parents gathered on the St. Bridget Catholic School playground to watch a student launch two...
March 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
March 8, 2016
EDC banquet honors business award winners
The St. Croix Economic Development Corporation honored its 2015 business of the year winners at a banquet Thursday, Feb. 25 at Kilkarney Hills...
March 8, 2016 - 1:36pm
February 26, 2016
Gentz: Throwback to the old-fashioned art of barbering
Antonio Small grew up in a Madison-area neighborhood. Like most neighborhoods back then, it had a barbershop. “It was a place where we met...
February 26, 2016 - 9:55am
February 9, 2016
Off to the races again for annual chamber dinner
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce held a derby-themed event for its annual awards dinner Thursday, Feb. 5. This year's winners were as follows:...
February 9, 2016 - 2:18pm