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Rare steps mark drug court graduation for River Falls Woman
Back with room to spare: Online software firm calls River Falls home
State GOP leaders pleased, Latinos upset about SCOTUS ruling; 'Whad 'ya Know' to keep going online; Feingold endorses Hillary Clinton; 10 more state news stories
Lawmaker proposes triple business liability for gun incidents; study shows teacher pay down since Act 10; nine more state news stories
VIDEO: Victim saved from rushing Willow River waters
crime and courts
Fish rally falls one run short
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Former Wildcat Call drafted in 3rd round by White Sox
Former Wildcat Alex Call drafted by White Sox
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional title game
Skyfall: Man goes for the record, has personal motivation
Longtime NR leaders, Dr. Craig and Tom Doar, pass
Belinda Jensen makes a cloud
So, what's your collection story? Why not share it?
Featured photo: Luna moth
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - 2016 Manhole Rehabilitation
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/16 Town Board & Plan Comm. Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/28/16 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/28/16 Hearing - Liquor License Renewals
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Four New Ordinances
Patricia Ann Leonard, 74
Coyde Marsh Jr., 77
Preston Orvold, 66
Beverly F. Falteisek, 80
Preston W. Orvold, 66
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Featured column: As I See It: Connect the dots: Go green, go sidewalks
Real Estate Showcase
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...
government / business
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...
crime and courts / News
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...
News / accidents
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...
crime and courts / News
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...
News / education
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...
crime and courts / News
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...
News / Life
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
January 10, 2012
Update: Local shooting victim has died
Joseph Fern, formerly of River Falls, died late Tuesday morning, Jan. 10, according to a Regions Hospital spokesperson in St. Paul. River Falls police say Fern was rushed to Regions by ambulance Sunday evening, Jan. 8, after a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in the parking...
January 10, 2012 - 9:42am