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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
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Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
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Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
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September 6, 2012
Internet provider confirms outage
Representatives at Baldwin Telecom confirmed a widespread problem with Internet connectivity early the morning of Sept. 6 after the "River Falls Journal" and other businesses in the Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park discovered they have no Web access. BTI officials said the problem...
September 6, 2012 - 12:19pm
August 30, 2012
UPDATE: Mayoral veto quashes Council's reversal of liquor-license denial
A letter from Mayor Dan Toland dated Thursday, Aug. 30, says he's reviewed the liquor-license matter - outlined below and seemingly settled at...
August 30, 2012 - 10:33am
August 28, 2012
Schaffhausen stands mute in arraignment hearing
A father charged with murder in the deaths of his three young daughters at a River Falls residence last month stood mute before the court in...
News/crime and courts
August 28, 2012 - 5:25pm
August 20, 2012
Two Hudson homes damaged by fire after lightning strike
Lightning is being blamed for a Saturday night fire that badly damaged two homes in Hudson. Firefighters were called to a four-unit townhouse...
August 20, 2012 - 9:13am
August 2, 2012
WisDOT takes steps to prevent crashes on I-94 in St. Croix County
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced Thursday morning, Aug. 2, that it is taking steps to prevent additional traffic crashes in and near the road construction work on Interstate 94 in St. Croix County. Over the next couple of days, construction crews will create four...
August 2, 2012 - 11:04am
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
News/crime and courts
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
July 9, 2012
UPDATE: Pierce DA won't charge stabbing suspect for now; he will be released
Pierce County District Attorney John O'Boyle has decided not to criminally charge Codi Walztoni for the stabbing death Friday, July 6, of 22-year-old...
July 9, 2012 - 11:20am
July 9, 2012: Overturned semi-truck slows Monday morning traffic on I-94
The crash of a semi-tractor and trailer in Hudson Monday morning snarled traffic on Interstate 94 for more than an hour. At 8:40 a.m., an eastbound...
July 9, 2012 - 8:49am
June 22, 2012
Paving starts on Fifth and Spring Street
The Cascade Avenue construction has been in full swing and the first layer of asphalt is starting to be put down today, Tuesday, June 22. On...
June 22, 2012 - 12:58pm
April 26, 2012
Gov. Walker touts pre-schools in Hudson stop -- Video attached
Gov. Scott Walker stopped in Hudson Thursday morning and read to a group of pre-kindgarten students at KinderCare, 2600 Center Dr. His purpose...
April 26, 2012 - 11:33am
April 14, 2012
Update: Jury acquits UWRF prof Barnett in sex assault case
In a verdict reached Saturday morning, a St. Croix County jury acquitted UW-River Falls professor Thomas William Barnett of sexually assaulting...
News/crime and courts
April 14, 2012 - 11:27am
UPDATE: President Obama signs bill allowing new Stillwater bridge
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind's office reported Wednesday afternoon that President Barack Obama has signed a bill that will allow a new bridge to be built over the St. Croix River south of Stillwater, Minn., and Houlton, Wis. The White House announced the signing at 3:45 p.m., Kind staffer...
March 14, 2012 - 4:21pm
March 1, 2012
March 1, 2012: American Idol -- Reed Grimm's journey comes to a painful end
In Thursday's American Idol elimination night, the audiences in Los Angeles and at Junior's Bar and Grill in River Falls were taken on an emotional...
March 1, 2012 - 10:28pm
February 16, 2012
Reed Grimm makes it into the top 42 American Idol Contestants
Thursday night, American Idol moved to Las Vegas where 70 finalists from the Hollywood group and solos competitions performed at the Aria Resort...
arts and entertainment/News
February 16, 2012 - 9:57pm
February 2, 2012
Reported abduction attempt now called a 'misunderstanding'
Police now say that what was reported as an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old girl Wednesday afternoon was nothing more than a misunderstanding. According to Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen, three male teenagers were in a car that was turning into a driveway and stopped quickly...
February 2, 2012 - 2:11pm