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UW-River Falls named 'Top Midwestern University' by Princeton Review
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Driver bails after pursuit
Prosecutor: Somerset drug bust suspect was 'setting up for a fight'
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Two cops, administrative aide gone from Prescott department
crime and courts
Two Falcons earn USTFCCA honors
Wildcats edged on last second field goal
Something special here: Forde drawn back to RF to teach, coach
Fish wrap: Season ends at the hands of Sparta
Cats ready for some football
Les Izmoore to perform Aug. 24 in Hudson
Area students perform at Shell Lake Arts Center
Library, UWRF make eclipse plans
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
Take a stagecoach for El Paso Days
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TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/17 Hearing re: Amend Cracked Barrel Winery Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: For Sale by Bid - Abandoned Vehicles
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/5/17 Hearing re: Rezone Request
PROBATE ORDER: Janine M. Ringdahl Estate; Case No. 17PR43
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January 12, 2017
Minnesota assistant principal accused of stealing $190,000 from church
ST. PAUL—A St. Paul school administrator accused of stealing from her Wisconsin church has resigned her job after a 19-week period of paid administrative leave. St. Paul Public Schools placed Kara Amundson on leave Aug. 24 after the St. Croix County sheriff's office notified...
January 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 17, 2016
Churches in Hudson, New Richmond area burglarized
St. Croix County authorities are hoping for information from the public in solving a rash of weekend break-ins to churches in the area. Five churches in St. Croix County communities reported burglaries on Sunday, Aug. 14. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Hudson,...
News/crime and courts
August 17, 2016 - 8:28am
November 11, 2015
Minnesota church’s legacy lives on in River Falls
Small-business closings across the country are common. When the accountant and attorney say 'the time has come,' typically employees...
November 11, 2015 - 2:27pm
August 21, 2014
New leaders at Journey House
The board of directors of Journey House Campus Ministry, and board president Gorden Hedahl announce the new campus minister and director of administration...
August 21, 2014 - 10:00am
Donation leads to green hair
Last fall, the Kindergarten through fifth grade Faith Formation class at St. Bridget Catholic Church, set a goal of bringing in 1,000 pounds...
April 21, 2014 - 8:00am
March 6, 2014
Valley Outreach benefit March 9 in Afton
The Roe Family Singers, a good-time, old-time bluegrass band, will perform a benefit concert at Memorial Lutheran Church of Afton at 3 p.m. Sunday,...
March 6, 2014 - 8:20am
January 20, 2014
Brass quintet concert this Sunday
The Cedar Valley Brass Quintet will be performing a concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at First Congregational-UCC Church in River Falls....
Life/arts and entertainment
January 20, 2014 - 1:24pm
July 2, 2013
Middle and high school students invited to MudFest
First Covenant Church, 1374 North Main Street will host MudFest from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10.
July 2, 2013 - 8:13am
December 31, 2012
Homeless shelter cited for overcrowding
A homeless shelter in Green Bay was given a citation Dec. 28 for violating its occupancy limits. The city took action after a long debate involving the Saint John the Evangelist shelter which is run by the Green Bay Catholic Diocese. Officials from both the city and the church said...
December 31, 2012 - 11:52am
May 9, 2012
Mother's Day bake sale this Saturday
The annual Mother's Day Bake Sale sponsored by St. John's Parish Council of Catholic Women and Catholic Financial Life Insurance Company will...
May 9, 2012 - 3:09pm
August 17, 2009
Janesville church covers back-to-school supplies for students
Ninety-nine percent of the students at Janesville's Wilson Elementary School get a free or reduced-price lunch. Now, they will also receive free school supplies and gym shoes thanks to donations from St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School. Pastor Jason Schockman has covered almost...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
June 3, 2009
Lawsuit continues over high school graduations held at a church
A federal judge is letting Brookfield Central and East high schools hold their graduations at the Elmbrook mega-church this weekend. But the lawsuit that challenged the location is not over. The Americans United for the Separation of Church-and-State also wants damages from past...
June 3, 2009 - 9:31am
April 23, 2009
Lawsuit won't stop high school graduations at church
A suburban Milwaukee school district says it will not move its high school graduation ceremonies from a large church, despite a lawsuit to stop it. The Americans United for Separation of Church and State carried out their promise to go to court Wednesday. They sued the Elmbrook...
April 23, 2009 - 9:15am
March 9, 2009
Churches gear up to act as homeless shelters
Several River Falls churches are poised to set up a traveling homeless shelter system starting in April. At a "summit" gathering last Thursday, a group of civic leaders and social service representatives said there's a growing local homeless problem that needs to be addressed. "We...
March 9, 2009 - 10:44am
January 15, 2009
Church presents one-woman musical
The United Methodist Church. 127 S. Second St., will host actress/singer/songwriter Gina Citoli's one-woman musical "A Cabaret of Consciousness,"...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am