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Wisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords; more state news stories
Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
UW-River Falls to host seminar on marketing livestock
Zimmerman: Reward teachers who perform, set good examples
Get to know the District 10 primary election candidates
crime and courts
Basketball: Girls pick up first win
Falcon Roundup: 3 named All-Region football
Growth spurt: Cats start 2-0 in BRC
Boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers light things up
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
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/16/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/18/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
LAIRD YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION: 2017 Annual Report Available
Albert Gerald Timmerman
Russell L. Hinshaw
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
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November 18, 2016
Spotlight directed at sex offender, police tactics
ELLSWORTH -- A Pierce County court commissioner clamped down on a convicted sex offender’s bail conditions, but not as tightly as prosecutors sought, at a hearing last week. Pierce County Assistant District Attorney Rory O’Sullivan unsuccessfully requested Court Commissioner...
November 18, 2016 - 5:00am
November 17, 2016
Wisconsin judge denies motion to keep 'Making a Murderer' nephew in prison
A federal judge in Wisconsin on Wednesday, Nov. 16, denied a motion aimed at stopping the release of Brendan Dassey, who was imprisoned for life for helping his uncle kill a freelance photographer in 2005 in a case spotlighted in the Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer." Dassey,...
November 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 9, 2016
Spring Valley man pleads guilt to sex crimes
ELLSWORTH -- A Spring Valley man pleaded guilty to raping a child last week in Pierce County Circuit Court. Jason C. Koskie entered guilty pleas to first-degree sexual assault of a child and repeated sexual assault of the same child during a Nov. 2 hearing.
November 9, 2016 - 10:44am
November 8, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Missing, found; pizza distraction; who let the dogs out?
Deputies put out an alert Nov. 4 for an elderly missing woman at W7308 130th Ave. in Hager City. She was last seen in the morning hours that...
November 8, 2016 - 9:12am
November 3, 2016
Teenagers accused of lighting chicken on fire; posted to social media
HUDSON – A trio of Green Bay-area teenagers was charged last month in St. Croix County Circuit Court after they allegedly lit a live chicken on fire in an incident that was recorded on camera and posted to social media. St. Croix County prosecutors charged 17-year-olds Hayden J....
November 3, 2016 - 5:00am
October 7, 2016
Plea deal reached in River Falls suffocation case
ELLSWORTH -- A Colorado man pleaded guilty last week in a case where authorities alleged he held a relative’s head underwater in a pool during a domestic fight in River Falls. Terry M. Garcia, 35, pleaded guilty Sept. 29 in Pierce County Circuit Court to one count of strangulation...
October 7, 2016 - 6:00am
September 16, 2016
Moonshine maker arrested after home search near Somerset
A moonshine still and a small crop of suspected marijuana were allegedly found at a man’s rural Somerset property after law enforcement officials conducted a raid there last week. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said deputies were alerted Aug. 1 by...
September 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 6, 2016
UPDATE: Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS — Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, admitted in U.S. District Court Tuesday, Sept....
September 6, 2016 - 1:55pm
Jacob Wetterling suspect Danny Heinrich appearing in court today
MINNEAPOLIS — Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, is expected to appear in U.S. District Court...
September 6, 2016 - 11:40am
August 10, 2016
New Richmond woman convicted in homicide-by-vehicle case
HUDSON -- A New Richmond woman accused by prosecutors of driving drunk during a fatal 2015 crash pleaded guilty in the case Monday in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Bailey S. Martin, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. Lesser charges stemming...
August 10, 2016 - 8:37am
Prescott murder trial underway
ELLSWORTH -- The trial of a Prescott woman accused of murdering her boyfriend last year got underway this week in Pierce County. Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Rose Marie Kuehni, the 45-year-old woman whom prosecutors say shot Douglas Bailey to death Nov. 22, 2015, at...
August 10, 2016 - 7:53am
Police seek clues in Baldwin business burglary
More than a month after a Baldwin warehouse was burglarized, police said they are no closer to cracking the case that left hundreds of thousands of dollars in destroyed property. Baldwin Police Chief Darren Krueger said the case involving a burglary and theft at Woodville Warehousing...
August 10, 2016 - 7:44am
June 21, 2016
Man accused of filming boy in campground shower
HUDSON -- A 45-year-old Twin Cities man made his first appearance last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court on allegations that he used a cellphone to record a boy showering during a 2015 incident at the Apple River Family Campground. Apple Valley resident Gerald W. Kennedy was...
June 21, 2016 - 4:09pm
June 9, 2016
Expert: Driver of fatal crash that claimed her daughter suffers from amnesia; isn't competent
ELLSWORTH -- A psychologist has testified that the woman driving during an auto crash that killed her daughter and two nieces in Pierce County is incompetent to aid in her own defense. Kari Ann Milberg is a rare amnesia patient, Dr. Brian Stress said June 6 in Pierce County Circuit...
June 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 3, 2016
River Falls Police post info about sex offender
The River Falls Police Department has released a community notification for registered sex offender Cameron M. Doman, who is living in River Falls. Doman, 25, is not wanted by law enforcement at this time. He was convicted in 2008 and has served the sentence imposed on him by the...
June 3, 2016 - 3:58pm