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Solo snowmobiler suffers broken leg in mishap Sunday
Students of the month selected at middle school
Come ask questions of River Falls mayoral candidates
UWRF equestrians win regional championship
On the Job: Michele Huppert
crime and courts
Falcon women win WIAC hockey title
Wildcat gymnasts place third at state
Fusion fall in OT in state semifinal
RFGC moving to new quarters this month
Squirts off to state
Find Local Activities Here
Signs of spring
Heating bills lighten wallets; help is available
Competitive marshmallow madness strikes library … again
arts and entertainment
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Bernard Sherman Grant, 95
Edythe L. Benedict, 100
Bernard Grant, 95
Editorial: Sign of spring? Or something else?
Letter: All aspects of young coach point to the word: Winner
Editorial: Helping to shape, define our community
Letter: Won’t forget your generosity
Editorial: Punishment should fit messes left behind
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/11/14 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-02 (Amend Parking Control Map)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/11/14 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/12/14 Academy Citizens\' Advisory Comm. Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/11/14 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
May 20, 2013
On the Job: Stacia Hetrick
Harmony Hair Design, of River Falls welcomes Stacia Hetrick, formerly from Off The Top, as their new stylist. Hetrick will work on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon-8 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., providing haircuts, colors, foils, perms, plus manicures and pedicures. Call 715-425-9900...
news / business /
May 20, 2013 - 10:04am
May 17, 2013
Golf course goes public, continues upgrades
The River Falls Golf Course on County Road M opens the season for the first time as a public golf course, having shed its semi-private club status...
business / / sports / news
May 17, 2013 - 9:29am
May 16, 2013
Stillwater bridge builders hold public meeting
People wanting to know more about the new St. Croix River bridge can attend either of two open houses scheduled by the departments of transportation in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Agency officials from both states will be explaining the project, listening to concerns and answering...
May 16, 2013 - 11:36am
Troy seems ready to embrace new winery
Wineries are popping up in western Wisconsin, and the town of Troy is no exception. Daniel Koepke presented plans to the Troy town Board at...
government / business /
May 16, 2013 - 10:10am
May 14, 2013
Coming together for women to prosper and unify
A new group, Women's Prosperity Network (WPN), is organizing in River Falls to give support to women in all areas of their lives. Peggy Lee Hanson, founder of Personal Transition Guidance, LLC., will lead the River Falls group. According to Hanson, WPN is a "community for women...
business / / life
May 14, 2013 - 9:05am
May 13, 2013
Hospital volunteers visit Madison
Local people visited Madison April 23 for the Wisconsin Hospital Association's annual Advocacy Day event. River Falls Area Hospital president...
health / business /
May 13, 2013 - 9:25am
May 10, 2013
New owner buys Riverview Hotel
Mitesh "Mit" Shah confirmed last week that he's bought the Riverview Hotel & Suites, 100 Spring St., and plans to make improvements during the next two or three months. He said, "This property will be a Best Western Plus." Shah explained that he'll make certain improvements to...
business / / government / news
May 10, 2013 - 10:56am
Couple finds their llamas a labor of love
Nancy and Leroy Johnson could be raising goats. That's what they intended, but in the last three years they've accumulated 10 ½ llamas and not...
business / / life
May 10, 2013 - 10:52am
May 8, 2013
Golden shovels mark official start of Radio interchange
A few dozen folks gathered 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 along Chapman Drive near Hwy. 35 to commemorate the official dirt-moving start of the Radio Road Interchange project slated for completion in 2014. City Engineer Reid Wronski said at the groundbreaking that work begins along Paulson...
news / government / business /
May 8, 2013 - 4:37pm
Riders hold thumbs up for local taxi
Some of its patrons call the River Falls Shared-Ride Taxi Service the best-kept secret in town. A visit to its office last Friday revealed...
news / business / / government
May 8, 2013 - 10:00am
May 6, 2013
Hometown grocer: Changing of the guard
After 31 years of ownership, Dick and Carol Rinehart, proprietors of Dick's Fresh Market, 1121 S Main St., and Dick's Hometown Liquor, 1141 S...
business / / news / food
May 6, 2013 - 9:02am
May 1, 2013
School supplies collected for SCC students
In response to the recent fire that has closed St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts, WESTconsin Credit Union offices are participating in a community supply drive. According to news sources, district officials are in process of identifying alternative facilities to hold...
business / / education
May 1, 2013 - 3:10pm
April 30, 2013
Greenhouse opens on Jacques farm
PRESCOTT--The Jacques name has been well-known in Pierce County for years, whether for the Jacques Seed Company or the family's research on breeding corn. Julie Jacques is hoping to add on to the legacy as she opened Seven Sisters Greenhouse last month on the grounds of farm number...
April 30, 2013 - 10:44am
April 26, 2013
No slowing down for this RF businessman
While most people at his age are enjoying the retired life, 80-year old Dale Viney is busy opening a home-based business, Viney Realty. After retiring from Security Financial Bank on his 80th birthday, Oct. 4, 2012, Viney opened his new business the following day.
business / / life
April 26, 2013 - 9:52am
On the Job: Deb Flettre
Royal Credit Union has named Deb Flettre a home loan representative at the RCU River Falls Office. She will assist members through the mortgage process for both purchasing and refinancing homes, as well as land loans. Flettre joined RCU in March 2013 and brings over 10 years of...
news / business /
April 26, 2013 - 9:24am