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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
August 11, 2016
From dairy to berry, this area farmer thriving on the transition
When Greg Zwald graduated from UW-River Falls in 1974, he probably wouldn’t have believed the idea that he would end up a berry farmer. Zwald...
August 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 16, 2016
University says, come for a picnic
In celebration of UW-River Falls and the value it brings to the local region, the university will host a community picnic from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26. This event is free and open to the public with a required RSVP by Thursday, July 21. With more than 140 years of history, this...
July 16, 2016 - 6:00am
June 23, 2016
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
I went to a ballgame with my dad on Father's Day. We sat in the shade of the covered grandstand at First National Bank of River Falls Field, shared a few beers, and watched the River Falls Groupers over-35 team play the Lonsdale Jokers. If you saw me it may have appeared I was sitting...
June 23, 2016 - 2:10pm
June 20, 2016
Touch-A-Truck brings record attendance and family fun
The bi-annual Touch-A-Truck event was held on Saturday, June 18 at the River Falls High School parking lot. It was the largest since the event...
June 20, 2016 - 3:21pm
June 14, 2016
Chamber of Commerce welcomes two additions
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce held two ribbon cutting cermonies recently. One was for the opening of a new photography studio, Brooke Ringhdahl...
June 14, 2016 - 5:13pm
United Way kicks off 2015 campaign
United Way St. Croix Valley will launch its 2015 Campaign on Sept. 14. The annual fundraising appeal, which funds United Way initiatives and local nonprofit programs and services serving Pierce, Polk and St. Croix county residents, will run through Nov. 13. “We enjoy a wonderful...
September 14, 2015 - 11:33am
April 17, 2015
Race is the focus for next CCC meeting in River Falls
The local Coalition for a Compassionate Community will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the main floor meeting room of the River Falls Public...
April 17, 2015 - 12:43pm
April 10, 2015
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
The River Falls High School girls soccer team will host a “Kickin’ Cancer” game against Menomonie Tuesday, April 14, at 5 p.m. at the high...
April 10, 2015 - 3:14pm
November 19, 2014
Organizers’ plea: Reach out and help neighbors
Applications are coming in. As of Tuesday morning, Sharing Families had received profiles of 35 families needing assistance this holiday season. For...
November 19, 2014 - 10:12am
January 15, 2014
Bob Burrows: In the Front Row: The knee bone's connected to...what!?
I didn’t know whether to be flattered or disgusted when the doctor told me, “Yours is the biggest I’ve ever seen!” I was sitting in...
January 15, 2014 - 4:08pm
June 25, 2013
Video: Chill on the Hill opening night
The first of nine free concert events was hosted at the UWRF Melvin Wall Amphitheater on June 18. At 7 p.m. a new group will be performing on...
June 25, 2013 - 12:06pm
February 22, 2013
Leadership group aims for more Free Libraries
Two members from the just-formed Leadership River Falls class attended the Feb. 12 City Council meeting to introduce their group's project for...
February 22, 2013 - 7:57am
February 21, 2013
Stellar citizen just 'does what he loves'
Chamber of Commerce members chose David Markson as River Falls' Citizen of the Year, honoring him at its Feb. 7 awards banquet with a standing...
February 21, 2013 - 7:47am
Greenwood sure knows how to party
Greenwood Elementary School is steeped in tradition. Except for the River Falls Academy, it's the oldest local school building, turning 58 this year. Greenwood is also known for its annual winter carnival, one that goes back to around 1970 -- more than 40 years ago. From 10 a.m....
February 21, 2013 - 7:38am
November 4, 2012
VIDEO: Romney-Ryan Real Recovery Road Rally
The loudspeakers played a continuous selection of 'Patriotic' songs as the crowd began to gather at 4 p.m. for the 5: 30 p.m rally which included...
November 4, 2012 - 10:41pm