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Possible school threat reported in Prescott
Attempted child abduction reported in Prescott
Wisconsin roundup: Body pulled from river in Pepin County; Dems running close in governor's race; more state news stories
Improvement project scheduled to close I-94 ramp Monday morning
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Job-site thefts, Ellsworth fire
crime and courts
Say it ain't snow!
Netters squeeze in a win
UWRF to host girls' hoops camps
Track sweeps Mustang Open
RF netters open with win
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/25/18 Coffee with Superintendent
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board Re-Organizational Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC: 4/25/18 Annual Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Initial Resolution: Bonds- Parks & Public Grounds
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Hudson Physicians welcomes Greg Barlow, PA-C
UW-River Falls annual colt sale set for May 5
Fresh ideas for area business owners offered through workshop
Travis named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-River Falls
Place a Business Announcement
Ethel Louise Johnson
Lisa M. Linhart
Stephen C. Vorwald
Cheryl Ann McCarten
James R. Knippel
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Mike Thompson for School Board
Woodworking column: Long live the 4th Estate!
Views from the Right column: The problem with fairness
Viewpoint: Invest in success, Science Olympiad pays it forward
Letters to the editor: Scientifically literate, not liberal; Thank you, plow drivers
Out in Leftfield column: The soundtrack of my life
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September 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Panel votes for Supreme Court to hear all Foxconn appeals; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — The State Supreme Court would hear all appeals of cases involving Foxconn, as part of a $3 billion state incentive package for the...
September 6, 2017 - 10:25am
July 27, 2017
Lawmakers seek to solve Murr property dispute through legislation
Donna Murr said last month that she's not giving up the fight. After the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Murr and her family that laws...
July 27, 2017 - 2:29pm
March 26, 2017
New Richmond man sentenced to 25 years
A New Richmond man convicted of sexually assaulting a child was sentenced to prison earlier this month in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Chris M. Shaughnessy must spend 15 years in prison and spend another 10 years on extended supervision as part of a sentence issued March 9 by St....
March 26, 2017 - 5:00am
March 22, 2017
New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Hudson The New Richmond teenager who faced an attempted homicide charge after a violent 2016 assault on another girl must serve time at a state...
March 22, 2017 - 2:59pm
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Two side-by-side parcels of St. Croix County land were the focus of legal, practical and spirited debate Monday when the case...
March 22, 2017 - 2:47pm
March 21, 2017
Nation's high court hears St. Croix County case (w/video)
Two side-by-side parcels of St. Croix County land were the focus of legal, practical and spirited debate Monday when the case went before the...
March 21, 2017 - 1:48pm
February 27, 2017
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
ELLSWORTH — What happened to dozens of confiscated dogs after being taken from a suspected puppy mill was a point of contention last week in Pierce County Circuit Court. The attorney for town of El Paso resident Stuart West said in court Feb. 14 that a 150-page report he received...
February 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 13, 2017
Nunez sentenced to life without parole
A St. Croix County judge on Monday sentenced Cristian D. Nunez to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Nunez, the 38-year-old convicted...
February 13, 2017 - 4:52pm
January 17, 2017
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Warning shot; magic mushrooms; eagle quest
Deputies were called at 3:13 a.m., Jan. 15, to N735 825th St. in Hager City for a woman who wouldn't leave the property. While officers were...
January 17, 2017 - 9:38am
January 11, 2017
Murder trial's jury foreman describes tough decisions
A pair of discarded shoes that contained the blood of a murder victim and a hidden audio recorder doomed Cristian Nunez in the eyes of a St....
January 11, 2017 - 10:06am
January 5, 2017
Ellsworth student charged with assault
A Maiden Rock teenager was charged with a felony after a high school dodgeball game allegedly turned violent. Pierce County prosecutors charged 18-year-old Jacob Sigler with one count of substantial battery in connection with the Oct. 11 incident at Ellsworth High School. A criminal...
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 30, 2016
Minnesota man arrested after two-hour manhunt
Violent episodes over the course of three days in St. Croix County bars led to multiple charges against a Minnesota man with a lengthy criminal...
December 30, 2016 - 9:43am
December 29, 2016
Hudson woman accused in fatal crash
A Hudson woman accused of vehicular homicide was allegedly handling her phone at the time of a Twin Cities crash that left another woman dead. The charges were filed in Ramsey County District Court in Minnesota against Destiny Y. Xiong, 35, the driver in a rear-end crash May 1 on...
December 29, 2016 - 2:54pm
Man who celebrated the 4th with cannonball fire sentenced
HUDSON -- A Spring Valley man accused of firing a cannonball that wrecked a barn was sentenced last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Ricky A. Thorne pleaded no contest Dec. 21 to two misdemeanor counts of endangering public safety with a dangerous weapon and one count of disorderly...
December 29, 2016 - 11:04am
December 28, 2016
Sheriff lodges concern about sex offender's living arrangements
A sex offender released from prison last week, originally set to move to Roberts, will be living out of his vehicle. St. Croix County Sheriff...
December 28, 2016 - 9:55am