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Girl dies of apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
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Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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February 25, 2013
Book Report: The dirt: Even Puritans didn't always come clean
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 17th century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about...
February 25, 2013 - 3:12pm
February 21, 2013
Book Report: Court documents reveal historical truths
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays...
February 21, 2013 - 9:44am
February 18, 2013
Days Gone By: Feb. 14, 2013
10 YEARS AGO, FEB. 13, 2003 In downtown business news, former UW all-American "Woody" Fangmeier opened Innate Chiropractic at 650 S. Main St.;...
February 18, 2013 - 8:09am
February 14, 2013
Artsminded: Tracing the roots of an iconic symbol
As you tackle that ruby red construction paper, making Valentine cards for the special loves in your life, you may not be aware that you are...
February 14, 2013 - 12:46pm
Book Review: Diary entries sum up tales of rich and famous
"October 27, 1940, Sunday -- Went to chapel all day as usual. Our big meeting next Sunday. Gwilym Rees will be preaching. "October 29, 1940,...
February 14, 2013 - 12:23pm
Woodworking: Journey from home: Often a second look makes it seem better
Some say that familiarity breeds contempt.
February 14, 2013 - 9:32am
February 9, 2013
Your Schools: Play, passion, and purpose; also, contemplating technology
Two weeks ago, I attended a Wisconsin School Boards Convention in Milwaukee. Several dedicated River Falls Board members took their personal,...
February 9, 2013 - 1:20pm
February 7, 2013
Woodworking: This last goodbye a reminder of many teachable and some very funny moments
One of the great things about funerals is that when you attend them, you find out all kinds of good stuff about the deceased that you never knew...
February 7, 2013 - 10:18am
February 2, 2013
Woodworking: Ignore the critics, it may be worth your precious time to try some rhyme
Poor David's Almanac tells me that on this date 57 years ago, Newsweek magazine ran an interview with poet Robert Frost. When the snappish New Englander was asked what he thought about "free" verse, the type of poetry that does not rhyme and has no discernible meter or rhythm, he...
February 2, 2013 - 2:02pm
February 1, 2013
Days Gone By: Jan. 31, 2013
10 YEARS AGO, FEB. 6, 2003 In local business news, John "Doc" Berggren passed his veterinary business at 1055 E. Cascade Ave., to Dick Jones-Witthuhn,...
February 1, 2013 - 2:16pm
Book Report: Going back keeps stories going
Sometimes an author doesn't realize he's got a good thing going and plunges on ahead when he might well have done better had he looked back. Popular...
February 1, 2013 - 8:44am
January 25, 2013
Wood Working: Movie, TV show remakes, ugh, with few exceptions, just nauseate me
Over the years I've fulminated about the media remaking famous and infamous movies and TV shows. My message has always been that the first one...
January 25, 2013 - 3:36pm
January 24, 2013
Days Gone By: Jan. 24, 2013
20 YEARS AGO, JAN. 28, 1993 A rain-ice storm hit the area last Wednesday afternoon bringing traffic to a stop, turning pavements into ice and...
January 24, 2013 - 3:12pm
January 23, 2013
Book Report: The rise and fall of empires
I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert...Near them, on the sand, Half sunk,...
January 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
January 17, 2013
Woodworking: Savoring from the wacko world of cookbooks
Our kitchen sports a rather large collection of cookbooks, featuring recipes from around the world. At last count we owned 17 Italian cookb...
January 17, 2013 - 12:57pm