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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
July 23, 2014
High Five Tour 2014 visits Baldwin on a mission to thank nation’s military
BALDWIN -- The Wounded Warriors Family Support’s red, white and blue 2014 Ford Mustang GT500 is traveling to 65 cities in 48 states on a mission...
July 23, 2014 - 6:00am
April 10, 2013
Aaron Schaffhausen won't testify
Aaron Schaffhausen, who pleaded guilty to killing his three daughters last July, told the judge this morning that he will not testify in court. The prosecution will now begin to present its case in the trial, which is to determine whether Schaffhausen was legally sane at the time...
April 10, 2013 - 10:57am
August 7, 2012
Freeway crash claims third student, Zach Zajec
State Patrol Sgt. Brian Erickson reported Monday evening that Zachary D. Zajec, the driver of a Dodge Durango that crashed into the back of a...
August 7, 2012 - 8:09am
June 13, 2012
Nash Finch, Family Fresh Market partner with ballpark project
The River Falls Baseball Council moved closer to its fundraising goal for a new community ballpark on the east side of Hoffman Park with the...
June 13, 2012 - 9:39am
April 4, 2012
St. Croix County Unofficial Spring Election results
SCHOOL DISTRICT School District of Hudson referendum to purchase the St. Croix Meadows property Yes .....4,789 No.........3,768 SCHOOL BOARD Top three vote getters are elected) Sandy Gehrke.........3,601 Tom Holland..........3,469 Brian P. Bell..........3,267 Liz Bruch................3,202 Cathy...
April 4, 2012 - 1:44am
October 13, 2011
Fire consumes rural RF home
An emergency call at 5:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, drew firefighters and many tanker trucks to a burning home at W8248 690th Ave. in the town...
October 13, 2011 - 7:13pm
June 20, 2011
Hammond woman hurt after 'cycle crash
A Hammond woman was transported to Baldwin Area Medical Center Sunday afternooon after the motorcycle she was driving ran onto the shoulder and overturned, ejecting her. Laura Kasel, 36, was taken by Ellsworth Area Ambulance following the 1:18 p.m. crash. The extent of her injuries...
June 20, 2011 - 7:55am
March 25, 2011
Economic 'dashboard' for February shows 'troubling signs'
RIVER FALLS -- Diminished sales tax revenues, lower median prices for recently-sold homes and continued employment doldrums indicate continued...
March 25, 2011 - 3:11pm
March 21, 2011
St. Pat's priest leaving after allegedly taking money
It was announced at Hudson's St. Patrick Church Sunday that Father Dan Dahlberg is leaving the parish after allegedly taking about $10,800 from...
March 21, 2011 - 2:15pm
March 11, 2011
French departing KRLT for new post in Duluth
Nelson French has resigned as executive director of the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust to take a new position with the Minnesota Pollution Control...
March 11, 2011 - 9:00am
March 3, 2011
County highway truck involved in accident
A Pierce County Highway maintainer truck was involved in an one-car accident Thursday morning while plowing snow. Thomas W. Mueller, Spring...
March 3, 2011 - 2:41pm
February 26, 2011
James Penman, Somerset area chiropractor, dead following Thursday accident
The death of a Somerset man following a car crash in St. Paul Thursday evening is being blamed on a medical condition. Dr. James Penman, 67, was identified by the State Patrol as the driver of a car that ran out of control on eastbound Hwy. 36 near McKnight Road in North St. Pau...
February 26, 2011 - 3:35am
February 6, 2011
UPDATED: Snowmobile crash claims Beldenville woman
A Beldenville woman died Saturday at River Falls Area Hospital as the result of injuries suffered in a snowmobile crash that happened just after 1 p.m. near Clyde's Corner Bar in Beldenville. Peggy Lashley, 68, was traveling northbound on a snowmobile on 740th Street when she apparently...
February 6, 2011 - 9:04am
January 28, 2011
Spring flooding likely along St. Croix River
The Stillwater lift bridge could be under water again this spring. The bridge, which handles about 19,000 cars per day across the St. Croix River, faces a 90 percent chance of closing, according to Minnesota emergency management officials. "If we have rapid (snow) melt, look out,"...
January 28, 2011 - 9:09am
January 24, 2011
Roberts man dies following rollover
A 25-year-old Roberts man died late Thursday, the result of injuries suffered when his car overturned about 11 p.m. near the intersection of Hwy. 12 and Packer Drive. Brandon Beane, 25, 205 W. Pine St., Roberts, was transported by ambulance to a hospital where he was later pronounced...
January 24, 2011 - 8:22am