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Locals involved at Libertarian state event
This police sergeant goes from teaching to insurance to keeping the streets safe
Authorities claim burglar honed in on booze, ribs
Trial begins for alleged gunman in shootings
Hospital supporters attend largest Advocacy Day ever
crime and courts
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
You go, girl: River Falls woman has sights on 100 and beyond
300 pair of new shoes given to children
Weekend Happenings May 1-3
‘What would spring be without birds?’
Featured photo: Bromeliads plant
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/4/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 5/12/15 Board of Review to Adjourn
TOWN OF MARTELL: 2015 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/6/15 Special Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/5/15 Plan Commission/ Park Board Workshop
Ruth Feser Hale
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Louellyn Wilma Reiss Nestingen
Ruth Joosten, 85
Rosella Ruth Kelly, 89
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
Days Gone By: Glen Park and a request from a reader
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Get Out! Deals
January 21, 2015
'DEFLATE GATE': Ball no longer in Belichick's court
By Jeff Reynolds Before the biggest game of his life, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson paid $7,500 to guarantee the 100 game balls provided by the NFL were personalized to his liking before Super Bowl XXXVII. Letting the air out of the ball before the 2014...
January 21, 2015 - 10:14am
January 20, 2015
Belichick sees Staubach in Wilson's game
The New England Patriots and Bill Belichick lost their only game against the Seattle Seahawks during the Russell Wilson-Pete Carroll era, 24-23 in 2012. The memories of that game are distant and unglorious in Foxborough, Mass. "Not a lot of great ones," Belichick said Tuesday. Patriots'...
January 20, 2015 - 1:28pm
'DEFLATE-GATE': Belichick directs questions to NFL; Colts interception sparked investigation
A second-quarter interception by Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson started the ball rolling into the investigation of the New England Patriots possibly intentionally deflating footballs. According to Newsday, Jackson's pick in the second quarter, with the Colts...
January 20, 2015 - 12:50pm
INSIDE SLANT: NFL team report on the Patriots
Though the theory will be tested by the two weeks between Sunday's conference championship games and Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz., there would appear to be endless intriguing storylines as the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks prepare to do battle in the desert. Patriots...
January 20, 2015 - 9:37am
INSIDE SLANT: NFL team report on the Packers
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers said his piece shortly after the cruel turn of events: "This one's going to hurt for a while because of the close proximity of feeling that feeling when the clock hits zero and you're ahead. We gave it away." Fast forward about 2,000 miles, two time zones...
January 20, 2015 - 9:27am
Seahawks kept believing until the end
RENTON, Wash. -- It was far from a direct route back to the Super Bowl for the Seattle Seahawks. But finally, a straight pass from Russell Wilson to Jermaine Kearse washed away a day of frustration and led the Seahawks back to the NFL's biggest game and a chance to become just...
January 20, 2015 - 9:13am
January 19, 2015
Behind the drama, Seattle's defense crucial again
By Simon Evans SEATTLE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks' improbable come-from-behind win over the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC championship game will be remembered for the key turning points that produced a jaw-dropping finale. Two rushing touchdowns, a recovered...
January 19, 2015 - 4:24pm
Patriots' Brady, young at heart, eager for Super Bowl shot
By Larry Fine FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Jan 19 (Reuters) - Tom Brady briskly handled his news conference on Sunday after another postseason win had...
January 19, 2015 - 4:21pm
Seahawks: Surreal in Seattle
A timeline of the most dramatic comeback in NFC Championship Game history: --Behind 16-0 in the third quarter, Seattle scores its first touchdown from field goal formation when erstwhile holder Jon Ryan throws a 19-yard touchdown to rookie offensive tackle Garry Gilliam (who briefly...
January 19, 2015 - 4:18pm
Patriots, Seahawks have tools to deliver Super Bowl classic
By Frank Pingue Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Super Bowl has an unwanted reputation for being a bust rather than an edge-of-your-seat thriller, but this year's NFL championship game between the two most dominant regular-season teams has the makings of an instant classic. After punching...
January 19, 2015 - 4:12pm
January 15, 2015
Golden girl: Frisbie Gatorade runner of year
CHICAGO — In its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, has named Annie Frisbie of River Falls High School as its 2014-15 Gatorade Wisconsin Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Frisbie...
sports / high school
January 15, 2015 - 3:50pm
January 13, 2015
Grants available for trails and parks
If you and your community are seeking ways to fund plans for trails, parks, green space, water space and conservation, plan to attend a discussion...
sports / outdoors
January 13, 2015 - 9:26am
January 9, 2015
Putting the home back in homecoming
The 2015 River Falls High School Homecoming may be over nine months away, but River Falls’ native and RFHS graduate Jeff Bjork is already making plans. Bjork is helping to organize the River Falls High School Alumni Association, and hopes the new group can energize both alumni...
January 9, 2015 - 2:49pm
Hey kids, slam dunk contest coming up
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2015 Knights of Columbus International Free...
sports / amateur
January 9, 2015 - 8:44am
January 8, 2015
Wildcat hoops teams both win
Both the River Falls boys’ and girls’ basketball teams extended their winning streaks by beating Eau Claire Memorial in their respective games Tuesday night, Jan. 6. The Wildcat girls defeated the Old Abes, 43-39, in River Falls for their fifth straight victory while the River...
sports / high school
January 8, 2015 - 3:24pm