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Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
State report cards for school districts give River Fall above-average grade
Recount underway in western Wisconsin
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
Overnight snows make Sunday fun for some
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 2-4
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2016-16 and 2016-17
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/8/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/5/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Jack Bostrack, 85
Jeffrey Dean Carlson, 44
Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
Featured reader letter
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Featured editorial: 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
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
February 5, 2016
Boutique approach: She gives furniture ‘a little love’
Across the street from Family Fresh Market, next to Treasures from the Heart, local woman Lisa Miner has been filling a shop window for the past...
February 5, 2016 - 6:00am
January 20, 2016
St. Croix EDC announces 3 firms, distinguished member to be honored
A new winery in the Town of Kinnickinnic, a Woodville casting firm, a multi-national corporation with a strong presence in Hudson and New Richmond and an attorney with an area law firm have been named recipients of 2015 awards to be presented by the St. Croix County Economic Development...
January 20, 2016 - 10:45am
January 16, 2016
New owners hope that soon it will be back to Bo’s
For decades, Bo’s ‘N Mine bar and restaurant has been a big part of the action in downtown River Falls. Last week the landmark bar closed,...
January 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 30, 2015
Around the globe, River Falls food firm wins a prize
Fiberstar, Inc., out of River Falls, which bills itself as a market leader in citrus fiber technologies, recently won the 2015 Food Ingredients...
December 30, 2015 - 10:32am
December 20, 2015
Gorilla Dumpster Bag charts a new course for waste disposal
The days of the steel dumpster could be numbered, now that a Hudson-area man and his Eau Claire partner have debuted what might be the next big...
December 20, 2015 - 11:07am
December 11, 2015
River Falls high schooler overcomes early criticism, builds investment portfolio website
Senior year in high school can get pretty busy -- school, homework, sports, and other extracurriculars, not to mention after-school jobs. Like...
December 11, 2015 - 1:00pm