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Fourth sex offender moving to Burkhardt
Wisconsin roundup: All roads to Arcadia closed as new storms soak state; 9 more state news stories
Zoromski, Walsh Join Chippewa Valley Technical College Board
Authorities investigating spate of St. Croix County break-ins
Wisconsin roundup: Legislative leaders to meet with Walker again on budget; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Hunter education class coming up
Trimbelle River project is complete
River Falls Days give local boxers chance for debut
River Falls Days races a hit
Fundraising trends upward for St. Croix County Fairgrounds
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Young boy's donations bring charity more than one type of change
St. Croix County Fair officially opens
PHOTOS: 'Trout 'N About' in 2017
It's 40 years for Beldenville Car Show & Swap Meet
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/25/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/17 Joint Review Board Mtg. - TID Districts 6,7,8,9
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/17 Joint Review Board Mtg- TID Districts 4,5, 10
TOWN OF TROY: 8/3/17 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 8/3/17 Plan Commision Hearing re: Landscape Business permit
Margaret G. Ramberg, 98
Madeleine McCann, 91
Kenneth Graf, 77
Stephen I. Willner, 56
Jason W. Abbott, 40
Library Notes:Summer is slipping quickly by
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Superintendent's Corner: High School facility under repair
Viewpoint: Cheers to Wisconsin beer
Viewpoint: Talk is all health care at the art fair
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November 24, 2016
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
The warm, strong taste of chili provides delicious comfort to your stomach and winter-worn soul. From chilly fall days to cold winter evenings, chili offers a cozy satisfaction at suppertime for many Wisconsinites. Our town shows its love for chili each year with the River Falls annual...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 17, 2016
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
So what's the big deal with using all of these computers in our schools? What's the point? It seems kids are already glued to a phone or other computer device 24/7 so why add more screen-time in our schools? Do educators think that computers are the new path to educating our kids?...
October 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 5, 2016
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
River Falls has countless hidden “heroes” who have supported many programs in our community. As a special education teacher at Meyer Middle School in River Falls, I have felt this support first hand. Businesses in River Falls have helped my program in many ways. I am going to...
October 5, 2016 - 6:00am
September 6, 2016
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
By Matt Pommer, syndicated columnist for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Wisconsin is drawing national attention for its gerrymandering...
September 6, 2016 - 9:41am
September 2, 2016
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
“Reach for the stars,” my parents told me when I was a toddler who got stuck in her turtlenecks. But my parents didn’t just encourage me to reach for the stars when getting dressed. “You can do anything you want,” my mom told me. At the time, I thought she was telling me...
September 2, 2016 - 6:00am
August 27, 2016
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Nature is a cycle of birth and death. It's positive and negative. Creative and destructive. There's a profound kind of collapse and contraction. Just before her 89th birthday, my mother died on May 31. Earlier this month, while facing a burnished sunset, I finally scattered her ashes...
August 27, 2016 - 6:00am
August 23, 2016
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Are you really on a road trip if you don’t have some sort of car trouble? Four friends and I asked ourselves that as we sat on the side of...
August 23, 2016 - 9:06am
August 11, 2016
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Lu Ann Hecht has been working for the city of River Falls for 29 years. She’s been described as dedicated, dependable, and honest. Assistant...
August 11, 2016 - 5:00am
August 10, 2016
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
As the current politically-charged atmosphere continues to divide people along party lines, I find myself reminded of another deep divide I experienced...
August 10, 2016 - 4:19pm
July 24, 2016
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
New York Times bestselling novelist Jacqueline West, a River Falls native who lives in Red Wing, Minn., has recently published her first venture into “Young Adult” Fiction. Her previous bestsellers were aimed at a slightly younger audience. I've just finished reading her new effort,...
July 24, 2016 - 6:00am
July 11, 2016
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Why this obsession with mowing and fertilizing? --By outdoor columnist Dan Wilcox Kentucky bluegrass is all over this country. That wasn’t...
July 11, 2016 - 4:27pm
May 25, 2016
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
In April 1966 DeWayne Meyer was finishing up his first year as principal of the River Falls Junior High School, then located at 211 N. Fremont...
May 25, 2016 - 9:09am
May 20, 2016
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Crowned prom king and queen at the junior-senior high school program were Gene McKahan and Carla Wichman, pictured sitting in the center. Standing...
May 20, 2016 - 8:55am
May 5, 2016
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Note to readers: May Day, while traditionally representing the coming of spring, associated with hanging of flower baskets and maypole dancing,...
May 5, 2016 - 1:57pm
May 2, 2016
Featured column: As I See It: Connect the dots: Go green, go sidewalks
I never liked to walk as a kid. That is, I didn't like walking when forced to. I had to walk to and from grade school. Every day. With my little...
May 2, 2016 - 9:18am