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Approaching the bench
Huge EMS cast performs comedy at EHS Friday
Ex-con nabbed in 'Dells casino after 10-month flight
Federal judge sentences River Falls area man
UPDATE: River Falls man dead after rollover crash Tuesday night
crime and courts
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
Students to Host Fundraiser for Fuel the Drive
Yum, charcoal chicken feed this Sunday
Grillmaster Holter to host national TV show
Weekend Happenings: April 24-26
arts and entertainment
NOTICE OF STORAGE SALE: 5/8/15 at 823 Benson St., River Falls
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/28/15 Special Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/28/15 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT/ CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/28/15 Special Joint Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/23/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Jeff Nelson, 54
George C. Hop, 102
Linaire Stene, 86
Arlene Marie Nelson, 81
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
Days Gone By: Glen Park and a request from a reader
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Get Out! Deals
April 26, 2013
On the Job: Joe Fisher
WESTconsin Credit Union has named Joe Fischer as a business loan officer serving the company's River Falls office. Fischer, who is a River Falls native, has five years professional experience in the financial industry including working as business loan analyst II for WESTconsin in...
news / business
April 26, 2013 - 9:21am
April 24, 2013
City worker alleges wrongful termination
A former Stevens Point city employee, Kelly Reith, has filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division saying he was wrongfully terminated. He was fired Jan. 18, about 10 days after receiving a positive performance review from the city. He lost his job one day after he...
government / business / health
April 24, 2013 - 3:30pm
Splash Zone remodels, expands
Splash Zone Pool and Spas, N8170 State Road 65, Unit 2, has doubled its showroom and remodeled the storefront. Owners Bart and Sarah Heebink...
April 24, 2013 - 10:26am
April 19, 2013
Wisconsin opens trade office in China
Governor Scott Walker announced April 18 the opening of the Wisconsin Center-China, as part of his 10-day trade mission to that country. Walker said the new office would strengthen the Badger State's relationships with China. And it would give Wisconsin businesses more assistance...
business / government
April 19, 2013 - 12:23pm
Pottery studio's new space takes shape
Kinni Clayworks opened two years ago as a potter's studio that hosts parties, demonstrates pottery making at community events, works with kids and opens its doors to artists inclined to "throw some clay." Studio owner Jennifer King said the business still offers those services but...
April 19, 2013 - 11:41am
April 17, 2013
EDC leader says state's slow Internet loses jobs
April 17, 2013 - 11:31am
Tootsie roll drive benefits special education
The 40th annual Knight of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive, to help people with intellectual disabilities, will take place at several locations April...
business / news / education
April 17, 2013 - 9:55am
So, the big question: What's it worth?
With the popularity of such shows as "Antique Roadshow," "American Pickers" and the like, the River Falls Public Library is hosting an event for citizens to get their items appraised. Mark Moran of Mark F. Moran Appraisals of Antiques & Fine Art will be at the library starting at...
business / news / events
April 17, 2013 - 9:54am
Ex-bank teller sentenced
ELLSWORTH -- A former River Falls State Bank teller was placed on three years' probation last month in Pierce County Circuit Court for felony theft. Holly M.
April 17, 2013 - 9:53am
April 15, 2013
T.C.'s on his way, kids you're all invited
TC Bear, mascot of the Minnesota Twins baseball team, will be making an appearance at River Falls Family Fresh store at 303 S. Main Street, on Saturday, April 20, from 10-11 a.m. Everyone's invited to come meet T.C. (Twin Cities) Bear, who will be available to sign photos. He signed...
sports / business
April 15, 2013 - 4:46am
April 12, 2013
State's unemployment claims spike
Wisconsin had the nation's fifth-largest increase in new claims for unemployment benefits, according to labor officials. As of March 30, claims had increased by 1,600 compared to the week before. The state did not give a reason. Pennsylvania had the largest increase, and its officials...
government / business
April 12, 2013 - 10:11am
Senator's visit mixes politics, business
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's workplace at the nation's capital is 1,100 miles from Interfacial Solutions' River Falls research/manufacturing facility, but Johnson was like a member of the family when he visited with founder Dr.
politics / government / business
April 12, 2013 - 8:48am
April 11, 2013
On the Job: Dr. Bonnie Rohr, new family physician in Roberts
Dr. Bonnie Rohr, family physician, has joined HealthPartners Clinic in Roberts. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, and is a board-certified family practice physician with many years of experience, most recently in Osceola. "I look forward to caring for...
business / health
April 11, 2013 - 2:45pm
Teamwork earns perfection
Johnnie's Bar bowling teammates Zach Wateski of River Falls, left, and Mark Blanski of Roberts, combined for three perfect games in a span of...
sports / business
April 11, 2013 - 9:52am
April 10, 2013
Pedal-pub issue rolls through the legislature
A Milwaukee area legislator wants to legalize "pedal pubs" - vehicles in which a number of partiers pedal and drink as they travel from bar to bar. They've been popping up around the country, and Milwaukee had one until a city committee pointed out that it went against a state law...
government / food / business
April 10, 2013 - 12:04pm