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St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Highway 65 crash south of Roberts
Fraud protection offered for county property owners
Congressman announces details for hunger/homelessness summit
crime and courts
Frisbie All-American, again
Wildcat gymnasts soar
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
These club members want kids to know that ‘Bird is the Word’
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
Marketing students raise funds for ARC
Church ‘jazzes’ things up to raise money for building
Happy birthday, Jesus
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bruce A. Johnson Estate; Case No. 14PR66
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Public Notice - NO COUNCIL MEETING Dec. 23, 2014
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo Bank v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-12 (Renewing Room Tax)
Timothy Teeter, 54
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Ray D. Heilborn, 90
Bernice E. Yoder, 79
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
Get Out! Deals
August 9, 2014
River Falls knifing suspect identified, charged, on the run
The man accused of slashing and badly wounding another man with a knife outside a downtown River Falls bar around 2 a.m. Sunday, July 27, has been charged by the Pierce County district attorney with a felony substantial battery. Though criminally charged, Cory Leigh Riley, 26,...
news / crime and courts
August 9, 2014 - 11:09am
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
April 8, 2013
Schaffhausen witness was collared with two knives near courtroom
A $50,000 cash bond was set Monday afternoon for a witness who allegedly made vague threats toward witnesses and prosecutors in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder trial, currently underway at Hudson. Joseph Aaron Rollag, 31, of Andover, Minn., was arrested by sheriff's deputies Friday...
April 8, 2013 - 2:14pm
October 23, 2012
Power has been restored throughout Ellsworth
A squirrel tripping a power line is believed to have been the cause of the power outage that affected most of Ellsworth Tuesday afternoon. An...
October 23, 2012 - 3:32pm
July 5, 2012
Meyer expected to come home today
A Children's Hospital spokesperson announced Thursday afternoon Scott Meyer is expected to return home today (Thursday) with his family. Bjorn Gunnerud said the five-year-old is stable and doing well. He was treated for dehydration along with the multiple bug bites he sustained when...
July 5, 2012 - 1:07pm
July 4, 2012
THIRD UPDATE: Searcher, dog find missing 5-year-old
PRESCOTT - Officials announced around 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, that five-year-old Scott Meyer was found near a bluff about a half mile from...
July 4, 2012 - 9:37am
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday afternoon. Lise Sievers was returning from Africa and had connecting flights in Amsterdam and Detroit before officials quarantined her plane...
health / news
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
March 10, 2011
UPDATED: Children in Tuesday head-on identified; investigation continues
Five victims from a a two-vehicle head-on accident just west of River Falls Tuesday continue to recover from their injuries. On Thursday, Pierce...
March 10, 2011 - 10:27am
July 1, 2010
UPDATE: Missing boy found dead
An eight-year-old boy missing for almost two days was found dead this morning in the Baraboo River in Sauk County. Searchers found the body of Joseph Anderson of rural Reedsburg around 8 a.m. Sheriff's officials say it's too early to tell if the death was suspicious, and an investigation...
July 1, 2010 - 12:33pm
May 24, 2010
Barn fire in Oak Grove
Firefighters from Prescott and the surrounding area battled a barn fire around 11:15 a.m. this morning at N4259 State Highway 35 in the Town of Oak Grove. Pierce County tax records show Nancy J. Beeler as the owner. Prescott Fire Chief Bill Dravis said it's too early to determine...
May 24, 2010 - 1:52pm