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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
July 9, 2013
Two injured in weekend car-motorcycle accidents
Two Pierce County men were hospitalized following separate car versus motorcycle accidents this past weekend. On Friday evening, Jeffery Jilk, 37, River Falls, who was traveling north on County Road CC, attempted to turn his 1999 Nissan Altima into a private driveway when it was...
July 9, 2013 - 9:44am
Drunken driver ends up careening through someone’s garage
A 27-year-old local man said you hear about people crashing through garages but don’t expect it’ll happen to you. But it happened to this...
News/crime and courts
July 9, 2013 - 9:16am
July 8, 2013
UPDATE: Two hospitalized after Sunday morning incident
Two elderly passengers were injured Sunday morning when a woman lost control of the car she was driving and struck several mailboxes and a tree in Pierce County. Due to a medical condition, Janet K. Wuorenma, 55, Prescott, lost control of her vehicle, injuring a female passenger...
July 8, 2013 - 9:05am
June 19, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover
PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash. Authorities were notified of the accident, said to be just onto the Minnesota side of the crossing, at about 7:50...
June 19, 2013 - 8:01am
June 14, 2013
River Falls teen hurt in car crash
Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured driver as Jonathan R. Meyer. He was driving a...
June 14, 2013 - 9:39am
May 31, 2013
Car-deer crashes pick up in June
Motorists are advised to be on the lookout for deer this time of year as does search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their...
May 31, 2013 - 10:54am
April 19, 2013
Crash Thursday on I-94 near Hwy. 95 claims life of Houlton teen
A teenager from Houlton teenager was killed during a snowstorm Thursday, April 18th after he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt while westbound on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail near Hwy. 95. The car crossed the median and struck the trailer of an eastbound semi- unit. The Minnesota...
April 19, 2013 - 8:10am
March 5, 2013
UPDATE: Accidents causing I-94 slowdowns; Red Cedar bridge crash now cleared
Traffic accidents near Hudson and Menomonie caused temporary slowdowns for travelers Tuesday morning. The State Patrol announced about 10:10...
March 5, 2013 - 9:00am
December 27, 2012
UPDATE: Woman jumps to her death from I-94 bridge over St. Croix River
A woman jumped from the east-bound side of the Hudson Bridge at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, and died at the scene. Authorities...
December 27, 2012 - 8:58am
November 23, 2012
Nov. 23, 2012: UPDATE 3: River Falls woman killed in Hwy. 35 crash at Hudson
A 22-year-old River Falls woman lost her life in a one-car crash Friday afternoon on Hwy. 35 in Hudson. Emergency responders found Myrrhia J...
November 23, 2012 - 4:10pm
September 20, 2012
Pedestrian killed near Roberts identified; 36-year-old driver in custody
St. Croix County authorities say Lucille M. Hansen, 84, of rural Roberts was the individual struck and killed just after 3 p.m. near her home...
September 20, 2012 - 6:00am
September 13, 2012
Accidents back up freeway
A Thursday afternoon accident on I-94 has caused a back up on eastbound I-94. The accident involved two or three vehicles, but there does not...
September 13, 2012 - 5:07pm
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
UPDATE: Woman who died on Barn Bluff identified
One person died after falling on Barn Bluff Monday afternoon, the Red Wing Fire Department reported. Mavis Knudson, 75, of Edina, Minn., was hiking on the north trail coming back from the west overlook when she fell shortly before noon. She was pronounced dead at the scene, the...
September 5, 2011 - 4:34pm