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River Falls Journal
Former River Falls man now well known for deciphering data from space
St. Croix County plans to fight IRS bill
Here come the new teachers
Hudson man, River Falls woman arrested after high-speed pursuit (W/AUDIO)
Homicide suspect ruled incompetent
crime and courts
Wildcat football blanked by Merrill
Wildcats drop football opener
Wild Side: It pays to know some good knots
Fighting Fish fall in state quarterfinals
Prairie Day set for Aug. 22 at Willow River
Weekend Happenings, Aug. 28-30
Family photos sought for ‘Making God Laugh’
Photographer Brett Kallusky featured at The Phipps
Featured photo: Monarch caterpillar
This River Falls church embraces a global outlook to attain fulfillment
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC NOTICE: 2015 Burial Plot Price Increase
TOWN OF TROY: 9/10/15 Hearing - Amend Ch. 135 (Subdivisions)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/27/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 2015 Board of Review and Open Book
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/31/15 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinance 2015-4
JOSEPHINE kENNEDY, 83
Genevieve Harden Gust, 93
Arthur Edward Neuman, 89
Arthur E. Neuman, 89
Days Gone By: Tuesday Club carries on tradition of service to community
Days Gone By: Community rallies, rebuilds Normal School
Featured column: In The Front Row: Always more fun when you're in on the joke
Featured Letter to the Editor: Call this one a trip well worth it
Days Gone By: Flourishing local brickyard burned in July of 1889
March 5, 2015
River Falls: Attempted murder charge follows savage beating
A 23-year-old local man has been charged by the St. Croix County district attorney with first-degree attempted murder, mayhem, strangulation and three other felonies in connection with an alleged attack on his 19-year-old girlfriend. The incident occurred shortly before midnight...
News / crime and courts
March 5, 2015 - 4:04pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
May 24, 2010 - 1:52pm