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Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
Hurricanes hit home
Annual outdoor art exhibition set for Oct. 4-5
UW-River Falls makes Sierra Club's 'Cool Schools' list
Former Junior Redbirds coach charged with felony child sex crimes
crime and courts
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
Fall colors, flavors and fun at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
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Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
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April 17, 2017
Man, 56, killed after motorcycle strikes cow on Pierce County road
A western Wisconsin man was killed Saturday after the motorcycle he was driving struck a cow on a county road in the town of Rock Elm. The Pierce...
April 17, 2017 - 7:55am
April 13, 2017
Star Prairie, River Falls residents involved in Ellsworth-area crash
Two people were injured Wednesday after a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 37-year-old Boyceville...
April 13, 2017 - 1:54pm
April 11, 2017
Update: Authorities ID motorcyclist injured in rural Star Prairie
A western Wisconsin man was airlifted from St. Croix County last weekend after a motorcycle crash just north of the county line. Polk County...
April 11, 2017 - 9:18am
April 7, 2017
UPDATE: Minivan driver in bus crash in critical condition Monday
A western Wisconsin woman was critically injured Friday morning after her minivan crashed into an Ellsworth School District bus near Bay City....
April 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
April 3, 2017
UPDATE: Pedestrian critically injured after River Falls highway crash
A River Falls man remained in critical condition Tuesday after being struck by a semi-trailer one day earlier on Highway 35. River Falls Deputy...
April 3, 2017 - 12:30pm
St. Croix County crash leaves man, 33, dead
A Star Prairie man died Sunday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash two days earlier in rural St. Croix County. The St. Croix County...
April 3, 2017 - 10:09am
Two injured Monday in Pierce County crash
Two western Wisconsin men were hospitalized Monday after their vehicles collided in rural Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office...
April 3, 2017 - 9:30am
February 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker says the nation should adopt Wisconsin's program for giving health insurance to the poor. Walker and other governors met with President Donald Trump and his health secretary in Washington during the weekend, and the replacing of Obamacare was said...
February 27, 2017 - 8:34am
February 17, 2017
Authorities, ambulances called to crash in rural Ellsworth
Authorities responded Friday morning to a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The crash, first reported at about 11:40 a.m., occurred on County...
February 17, 2017 - 1:04pm
February 15, 2017
Two injured in Spring Valley-area crash
Two people were hospitalized Tuesday, Feb. 14, after their vehicles collided at a rural Spring Valley intersection. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
February 15, 2017 - 1:48pm
February 13, 2017
Man, towed by snowmobile, injured in Pierce County while skipping over open water
A Baldwin man was hospitalized Sunday after slamming into ice near open water while being pulled by a snowmobile in rural Spring Valley. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the man was 34-year-old John Polk of Baldwin. He was taken by Spring Valley ambulance to Regions...
February 13, 2017 - 9:24am
February 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker K-12 funding proposal stokes re-election suspicions; meteor fireball spotted; 11 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov.Scott Walker is proposing a big boost in state funding for K-12 education. This comes two years after the Republican cut school funding. This time he is calling for a $649 million increase. That is an additional $200 of spending per pupil in each of the next two years....
February 6, 2017 - 9:55am
January 16, 2017
Man, 30, injured in Pierce County snowmobile crash
A Plum City man was hospitalized after being injured Sunday, Jan. 15 in a snowmobile crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 30-year-old Joshua Larson was taken by ambulance to Luther Hospital in Eau Claire after the crash, reported at 12:02 p.m. in the town of Union. According...
January 16, 2017 - 8:48am
January 13, 2017
Hager City women injured in Highway 35 crash
Two Hager City women were hospitalized Thursday, Jan. 12 after a crash that temporarily closed Highway 35 in the town of Diamond Bluff. The Pierce...
January 13, 2017 - 10:25am
December 14, 2016
UPDATE 12/15: Woman killed in Monday's I-94 crash was wearing seat belt, authorities say
UPDATE 12/15 Cheryl Gromacki, 65, of Brookfield was wearing a seat belt when her Chevy Equinox crossed the median and struck two vehicles Dec....
December 14, 2016 - 1:24pm