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Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Highway 65 crash south of Roberts
Fraud protection offered for county property owners
Congressman announces details for hunger/homelessness summit
crime and courts
Frisbie All-American, again
Wildcat gymnasts soar
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
These club members want kids to know that ‘Bird is the Word’
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
Marketing students raise funds for ARC
Church ‘jazzes’ things up to raise money for building
Happy birthday, Jesus
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo Bank v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-12 (Renewing Room Tax)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bruce A. Johnson Estate; Case No. 14PR66
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Public Notice - NO COUNCIL MEETING Dec. 23, 2014
Timothy Teeter, 54
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Ray D. Heilborn, 90
Bernice E. Yoder, 79
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
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