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River Falls Journal
All aboard for another year
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Parking permit enforcement to begin
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
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
Featured photo: Lake George
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
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
March 26, 2013
Kathleen Dunn headlines WPR listener event at Hudson
Kathleen Dunn, a name familiar to Wisconsin Public Radio listeners for the past 20 years, will serve as keynote speaker for 2013 Listeners Dinner...
March 26, 2013 - 11:56am
December 19, 2012
Suspect missing from early morning Verizon break-in
Hudson Police are looking for the person who threw a rock through a window at the Verizon store, 1027 Pearson Drive, stealing an undetermined amount of inventory. The incident happened around 5 a.m. Wednesday. HPD Chief Marty Jensen said the canine unit officer was in the Menard's...
December 19, 2012 - 9:41am
November 21, 2012
Judge will decide if cameras will be allowed during Schaffhausen murder trial
The father accused of killing his three young daughters in their River Falls home sat stone-faced and perfectly still at a two-hour hearing in...
November 21, 2012 - 1:37pm
June 10, 2011
Wisconsin inmate charged with threatening president
A state prisoner at Green Bay, 21-year-old Nikko, Krohn was indicted by a federal grand jury this week on charges that the threatened President Obama. The U.S. Justice Department said he mailed a threatening letter to the president in mid-February. The White House correspondence...
June 10, 2011 - 2:53pm
November 18, 2010
Area Events (Nov. 18)
HAMMOND: Gallery open for viewing, winter community education classes offered The Hammond Arts Alliance presents "Dream" from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov 21, at Foster Art Vault at the Hammond bank. Artists include: Rose Annett, Leslie Batt-Lutz,...
November 18, 2010 - 9:04am
April 22, 2010
Area Events (April 22)
ELLSWORTH: Republicans host spring banquet The Republican Party of Pierce County will host a "Spring Banquet" beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Zion Covenant Church Fellowship Hall, 210 N. Beulah St. Doors open at 5 p.m. for visiting with beverages and snacks; a beef...
arts and entertainment/events/health/Food/Life
April 22, 2010 - 10:46am
February 23, 2010
Trial set for former St. Croix Co. sex offender
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Jury trial dates for Aug. 17 to 20 were set Monday for the Wisconsin sex offender accused of beating, sexually assaulting and robbing a 73-year-old woman in November at a rural church. Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, also has a pre-trial hearing set for April 12 in Kandiyohi...
February 23, 2010 - 2:35pm
December 29, 2009
Woman sues, claiming sexual assault in jail
HUDSON -- A former inmate in the St. Croix County jail has filed a lawsuit against the county and its sheriff, alleging she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a jailer, who later killed himself. Jackie L. Peterson, 32, currently an inmate in the Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional...
December 29, 2009 - 5:04pm
August 5, 2009
Area Events (RFJ Aug. 6, 2009)
HUDSON: Rotaract meets The St. Croix Valley Rotaract group meets at the SOS Players House, 900 Fourth St., the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 7 p.m. For more information, go to: www.scvrotaract.org. HUDSON: Free legal clinic help available The St. Croix Valley Bar...
August 5, 2009 - 9:29am
June 4, 2009
Downtown hotel nears completion
Andrew Dyb, general manager for the new Best Western Hotel & Suites, says about the hotel's opening: "We're shooting for July." Inside, construction...
June 4, 2009 - 11:55am
June 2, 2009
Police settle batteries, fights
A 43-year-old River Falls man, frustrated that he couldn't find his daughter, allegedly beat up the man he thought should know her whereabouts....
June 2, 2009 - 8:30am
May 29, 2009
Sather moves up to sergeant
After a dozen years of patrolling the streets of River Falls, Jeff Sather has been promoted to police sergeant effective June 1. Sather, 37,...
May 29, 2009 - 10:53am
April 8, 2009
Falcons make statement
UW-River Falls hosted its first outdoor track and field meet Saturday at Ramer Field since the Falcon women won the NCAA championships last May. No...
April 8, 2009 - 1:01pm
March 9, 2009
'Were we negligent?' asks garbage truck firm
A garbage collection company involved in a fatal accident is asking the court to decide if, and to what degree, it was responsible for the incident. Richard "Ricky" D. Nelson, 30, 111 N. Fourth St., died Nov. 26, 2008, after hitting the back of a Veolia ES Solid Waste truck. Nelson,...
March 9, 2009 - 2:21pm
February 12, 2009
Analysis finds no salmonella at local farm
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture issued a consumer advisory last Thursday after routine safety testing revealed salmonella bacteria in a package of alfalfa sprouts grown by River Falls-based Jack and the Green Sprouts, N8477 770th St. The MDA advised people to throw away...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am