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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
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Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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February 19, 2017
Salvage yard runs out of chances, loses license
The River Falls Town Board spent over an hour and a quarter at its Feb. 6 meeting discussing Automotive Recyclers salvage yard, W9880 710th Ave. When discussion ended, the board deciding not to renew its business license. Automotive Recyclers is owned by Somerset Auto Salvage, LLC....
February 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 18, 2017
Lions to EMS: Life-saving purchase
A $6,000 donation from the River Falls Lions Club to River Falls Emergency Medical Services will allow for the purchase of life-saving instruments....
February 18, 2017 - 5:00am
February 17, 2017
Construction boom part of 'year of wow'
River Falls' recent "State of the City" video looking back at 2016 declared it "The Year of Wow." The city especially had a "banner year" when...
February 17, 2017 - 5:06pm
Wisconsin roundup: Duffy's out, but who's in to challenge Baldwin?; new bill re-targets daylight saving time; 7 more state news stories
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy's decision not to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018 could leave a wide open field of Republicans. One possible candidate,...
February 17, 2017 - 8:58am
February 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he'd pass on Trump labor post; state school candidates lob allegations; 10 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker appears to have snuffed out Democratic claims that he's interested in becoming President Donald Trump's new nominee for labor secretary. Fast food magnate Andrew Puzder withdrew from his bid Wednesday, after Senate Republicans said they did not have the votes to...
February 16, 2017 - 9:06am
February 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin pooch claims top-dog honors at Westminster; GOP bill would restrict recounts; 6 more state news stories
NEW YORK — A German shepherd from southern Wisconsin is the big winner at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Rumor, a 5-year-old female from Kenlyn Kennels in Edgerton, won the "Best in Show" award Tuesday night in the 141st annual event at Madison Square Garden. Kent Boyles...
February 15, 2017 - 9:45am
February 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Court ruling eases admissibility of toxicology tests; broadband bill targets rural areas; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has made it easier to use toxicology test results against criminal defendants in court. The justices ruled 5-2 Tuesday that toxicology tests are legally parts of autopsies, and therefore can be admitted as evidence without the person who wrote...
February 14, 2017 - 3:33pm
February 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies; education leaders mixed on Walker's lifetime teaching license plan; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The numbers of Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies has skyrocketed in the past decade. State health officials say almost 600 babies were born in 2015 with what's called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome -- a dependence on opioids and other addictive drugs. That's...
February 13, 2017 - 8:44am
February 12, 2017
Barreling into the wild
Every single step of Rhonda Schrader's latest project is a struggle. There is frozen tundra. Everywhere. Dogsleds are the sole mode of transportation....
February 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 11, 2017
On the road with Sergeant Koranda
ELLSWORTH — "Things can go from zero to 60 fast. We have to be ready at a drop of the hat." These were some the first words from Sgt....
February 11, 2017 - 5:00am
February 10, 2017
Pillow talk: She's all action
Money isn't all that River Falls gives to a school in Ganthier, Haiti. Clothes, mostly handmade, get delivered from here to there for the school's students. The hand-sewn clothing is part of what's dubbed the "Pillowcase Project." It was launched two years ago by Judy Caflisch and...
February 10, 2017 - 4:02pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker sees 'good chunk' of budget passing; Menomonie murder suspect claims self-defense; 8 more state news stories
Walker: 'Good chunk' of his budget will pass Gov. Scott Walker says a "good chunk" of his proposed state budget will pass, but Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald cites some big differences.
February 10, 2017 - 10:26am
February 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker budget plan roll-out includes stop in New Richmond; Menomonie murder suspect extradited; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will make another quick tour of Wisconsin Thursday and Friday to promote the two year, $76 billion state budget he proposed Wednesday. He's starting in Milwaukee with a speech at the annual Governor's Conference on Economic Development -- and he'll then...
February 9, 2017 - 11:48am
February 8, 2017
Walker budget calls for more K-12, UW education spending
Gov. Scott Walker trumpeted new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican...
February 8, 2017 - 6:17pm
She's firefighter of the year
Molly McLagan Foley was surprised when she heard her accomplishments being described at the River Falls Fire Department's annual banquet last...
February 8, 2017 - 4:00pm