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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured reader letters
Featured reader letters
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Real Estate Showcase
August 1, 2016
Students, prof selected for $25,000 entrepreneurial grants
UW-River Falls Director for the Center for Innovation and Business Development Danielle Campeau said last week that students Michael Mader and...
August 1, 2016 - 5:00am
July 20, 2016
River Falls professor shares advanced cancer research
UW-River Falls biology Prof. Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored...
July 20, 2016 - 2:58pm
July 18, 2016
School collection drive to be held in River Falls
WESTconsin Credit Union is again collecting school supplies and monetary donations for families in need from July 25 to Aug. 6. Donations made at the River Falls branch office, 1207 N. Main St., will be delivered to River Falls area students for distribution. All items will be accepted...
July 18, 2016 - 12:45pm
Chapin picked to be associate vice chancellor
Longtime faculty member Wes Chapin has been named associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies at UW-River Falls. Chapin...
July 18, 2016 - 12:39pm
July 14, 2016
Register early: University seeks Career Fair exhibitors
UW-River Falls is seeking employer involvement for its Fall Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the University Center on campus. The Career Fair gives students the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers. Students can learn about internship...
July 14, 2016 - 10:31am
July 13, 2016
Campus sex assaults: What's to be done about under reporting?
In the past few years, sexual assault on college campuses has become a national discussion. Statistics in a study cited by the New York Times last year show that 20% of women will experience sexual assault during their college career, and that 4.4% of men will also. The Violence Against...
July 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 11, 2016
What does “local food” mean to state consumers?
Wisconsin consumers widely agree that “local” food means food grown in Wisconsin, according to a new statewide survey conducted by faculty affiliated with UW-Extension, UW-Madison, and UW-River Falls. Food from Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, meanwhile, is not considered...
July 11, 2016 - 5:08pm
July 6, 2016
Tuesday night deluge floods River Falls middle school construction site
Heavy, fast-falling rain poured under trenches at Meyer Middle School Tuesday night, July 5, and left up to 15 inches of standing water in the...
July 6, 2016 - 4:33pm
July 4, 2016
Peterson awarded scholarship
Maya Peterson of River Falls is one of eleven students selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union. Recipients were...
July 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
Hewitt named UWRF Distinguished Alumnus
Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, was honored as the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus at the UW-River Falls May commencement in May. A native...
July 4, 2016 - 6:00am
July 1, 2016
University broadens scope, launches exchange with Mexican univeristy
UW-River Falls has finalized details establishing an Experience Puebla exchange program at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla...
July 1, 2016 - 2:58pm
June 26, 2016
MMS names Students of the Month for May
The following Meyer Middle School 6th, 7th and 8th graders were picked by their teachers as Students of the Month for May, the last month of...
June 26, 2016 - 6:00am
June 21, 2016
Wisconsinites take 'local' labels seriously, new UWRF study shows
In recent years it's become more and more popular to buy “organic,” “natural” and “locally grown” food. However, there aren't actually laws defining what exactly those terms constitute. A new study published by UW-River Falls along with the UW-Extension and UW-Madison...
June 21, 2016 - 3:33pm
June 17, 2016
Perkins named interim provost; her university ties run deep
UW–River Falls has said that longtime faculty member, department chair and former interim dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) Faye Perkins, will be interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs for the next two years. Perkins assumes the...
June 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 16, 2016
Real but virtual: Student earns his high school diploma
River Falls resident Cody Splittgerber was one of millions of 18-year-olds to graduate high school this spring. What's unique is the school he...
June 16, 2016 - 4:00pm