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Judge gives River Falls attacker 9 years; victim: ‘I can finally begin again’
Sharing Families: Nine families still ‘unadopted’
Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
City to repair Sycamore water tower
Man seriously hurt after falling off cliff near Glen Park
crime and courts
Willow River State Park lake has different look
Wild Side: Many plants still green in November
Four Wildcats All-BRC volleyball
Troy Burne’s Snyder honored by PGA
Wildcat soccer falls in OT in state semifinal
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
River Falls kicks off the holidays with River Dazzle
Croix Chordsmen plan Christmas concerts
Weekend Happenings, Nov. 27-29 plus Thanksgiving
Another food drive: ‘Grumpy Old Men’ out again to bring joy to River Falls
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Ordinance 2015-02 (Rename Frontage Rd. #1)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Substation Switchgear
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2015-05 - Amend Section 17.120.020(C)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Norman J. Reiss Estate; Case No. 15PR71
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Jeffrey Nelson Estate; Case No. 15PR70
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Russell Peterson, 71
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Elizabeth Jane Oostendorp, age 83
Featured column: Woodworking: My unforgettable Thanksgiving Day: Wieners, glorified rice, making do
Featured Letter: Bravo, ‘Cinderella’
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Featured column: 2016 fall election could decide fate of popular social programs
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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