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Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
Puppy mill suspect charged with bail jumping
Falcon Center at UW-River Falls officially opens to public
crime and courts
Wildcats fall to Chippewa Falls
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Blown glass by Cudd at The Phipps
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Manville Quay Kenney, 66
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Viewpoint: Dam advocate group spreads misinformation at Kinni Corridor Tech Talk
Two worlds apart: The capital and the Great River Road
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
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June 14, 2017
Clifton board rejects Clifton Broadband Coalition $400 request: Joe Rohl to join coalition
At their monthly board meeting, Clifton Town supervisors saw the small Town Hall filled with residents trying to find a way to bring better...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
May 31, 2017
Stepping into the 21st Century
In today's age, the internet is a necessity. From running a business to video chatting friends around the world, it's an essential piece of...
May 31, 2017 - 8:00am
July 7, 2016
River Falls teen dies after fiery crash
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A River Falls teen died last night after a fiery crash in the town of Clifton. Tyler James Orpen, 16, was pronounced dead at River Falls Area Hospital after being taken there by ambulance. He is the son of December and Shawn Orpen of River Falls. A 61-year-old St....
July 7, 2016 - 8:10am
May 16, 2016
Clifton crash sends 4 to hospital
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle crash in the town of Clifton late Saturday afternoon sent four people to area hospitals. At about 4:54 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two-vehicle crash with injury on County Road F, south of County Road MM. A green...
May 16, 2016 - 7:39am
Woman strikes parked truck after medical emergency
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A Hudson woman allegedly drove off the road and struck a parked truck at a residence late Sunday afternoon, due to a medical emergency. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one-vehicle accident near W12088 770th Ave. In the town of Clifton at about...
May 16, 2016 - 7:26am
UPDATE: Pierce County crash victim in fair condition
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A 29-year-old River Falls woman was hospitalized Tuesday after a crash in rural Prescott. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 7:05 a.m. to County Road QQ and Highway 29 for an auto crash. Molly Sylvander was reportedly ejected from a vehicle at the...
February 16, 2016 - 12:30pm
August 12, 2015
Town of Clifton homeowners fear mudslide threat
Homeowners Tim and Sue Breher requested a conditional use permit (CUP) at the Aug. 4 Clifton Town Board meeting. They reported getting nine inches of rain July 6. This caused much erosion around their house at 8423 N. 1251st St. The CUP is for a retaining wall. This wall will...
August 12, 2015 - 3:43pm
July 1, 2015
New family winery in River Falls featured on Spectrum West July 6
Belle Vinez Winery will be featured on Spectrum West from Wisconsin Public Radio’s Ideas Network at 10 a.m. Monday, July 6, at 10 a.m. on...
July 1, 2015 - 3:57pm
Featured letter: Even if not hunting, be aware of the seasons
The Wisconsin gun deer season in the special western Wisconsin metro zone recently closed. River Falls is part of the metro zone. In all cases hunters certainly must know their target and what lies beyond, but non-hunters who enjoy the outdoors should be aware of hunting dates...
January 1, 2015 - 6:00am
July 17, 2014
Not everyone is happy, but Clifton winery gets liquor license
More than two-dozen residents sat elbow-to-elbow waiting July 1 to hear the Clifton Town Board’s decision regarding Shannon and Angela Zimmerman’s -- owners of Bellevinez Winery, LLC -- application for a Class B liquor license specific to wineries. Most of these residents attended...
July 17, 2014 - 9:35am
June 16, 2014
Clifton passenger thrown, hurt in crash
On Friday, June 13, a one-vehicle rollover was reported on County Road M near 1060th Street in the town of Clifton. Pierce County Sheriff deputies arrived to find one man had been thrown while the driver was still inside. The westbound vehicle had gone into the north ditch, come...
June 16, 2014 - 10:16am
September 5, 2013
Two drivers hurt in early morning crash in Clifton
A two-vehicle accident at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, sent both drivers to the hospital, including a street sweeper from the Pierce County Highway Department. The street sweeper is Rodney Glampe, 58, from rural Plum City. The other driver is Thomas P.
September 5, 2013 - 4:30pm
July 11, 2013
Proposed winery, minus restaurant, gets town support
After months of heated debate between neighbors and confusion over the exact nature of Bellevinez Winery, the Clifton Town Board voted July 2 to recommend to Pierce County a conditional use permit for the winery, minus the proposed restaurant. The Town Board based its recommendation...
July 11, 2013 - 9:17am
June 7, 2013
Rhino's Foundation gives to cancer stricken families, next event golf tourney at Clifton Hollow
More than 20 years ago, a young man nicknamed Rhino had a physical to join the United States Armed Forces. He was notified that he had failed...
June 7, 2013 - 12:44pm
May 8, 2013
Clifton residents rally to stop winery/restaurant
An outpouring of Clifton town citizens overflowed the Town Board's regular meeting Tuesday, May 7, to argue and petition against a proposed winery and restaurant. Shannon and Angela Zimmerman, W10887 875th Ave., want to open Bellevinez Vineyard & Winery.
May 8, 2013 - 1:04pm