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New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Earl R. Mack, 79
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
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March 15, 2017
UPDATE: Knapp man killed, North Hudson man injured in crash
One person was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in rural Spring Valley. Authorities responded to the crash at about 2:30 p.m....
March 15, 2017 - 4:25pm
February 17, 2017
Authorities, ambulances called to crash in rural Ellsworth
Authorities responded Friday morning to a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The crash, first reported at about 11:40 a.m., occurred on County...
February 17, 2017 - 1:04pm
February 15, 2017
Two injured in Spring Valley-area crash
Two people were hospitalized Tuesday, Feb. 14, after their vehicles collided at a rural Spring Valley intersection. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
February 15, 2017 - 1:48pm
February 13, 2017
Man, towed by snowmobile, injured in Pierce County while skipping over open water
A Baldwin man was hospitalized Sunday after slamming into ice near open water while being pulled by a snowmobile in rural Spring Valley. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the man was 34-year-old John Polk of Baldwin. He was taken by Spring Valley ambulance to Regions...
February 13, 2017 - 9:24am
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies; education leaders mixed on Walker's lifetime teaching license plan; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The numbers of Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies has skyrocketed in the past decade. State health officials say almost 600 babies were born in 2015 with what's called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome -- a dependence on opioids and other addictive drugs. That's...
February 13, 2017 - 8:44am
January 16, 2017
Man, 30, injured in Pierce County snowmobile crash
A Plum City man was hospitalized after being injured Sunday, Jan. 15 in a snowmobile crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 30-year-old Joshua Larson was taken by ambulance to Luther Hospital in Eau Claire after the crash, reported at 12:02 p.m. in the town of Union. According...
January 16, 2017 - 8:48am
January 13, 2017
Hager City women injured in Highway 35 crash
Two Hager City women were hospitalized Thursday, Jan. 12 after a crash that temporarily closed Highway 35 in the town of Diamond Bluff. The Pierce...
January 13, 2017 - 10:25am
Ellsworth man killed in snowmobile vs. SUV crash
An Ellsworth man was killed Thursday, Jan. 12 after the snowmobile he was on collided with an SUV in Prescott. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
January 13, 2017 - 10:20am
December 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State investigates season's first snowmobile death; new OWI penalties begin Jan. 1; 7 more state news stories
ARBOR VITAE — Wisconsin's first snowmobile death of the winter is still being investigated. Vilas County sheriff's deputies say a 63-year-old man from East Moline, Illinois, died when his machine struck a tree Monday night off a trail near Arbor Vitae where he was part of a group...
December 28, 2016 - 8:52am
Homicide-by-vehicle charge filed against driver in 2015 Roberts crash
A Wisconsin teenager with two drunken-driving convictions was under the influence of methamphetamine when he fatally struck a Roberts woman in...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2016 - 2:30pm
October 26, 2016
UPDATE: Freeway crash involved Hudson motorist, semi, third vehicle
The interstate crash that snarled traffic for hours Wednesday in Hudson involved three vehicles including a semi-trailer, according to new information...
October 26, 2016 - 2:48pm
October 24, 2016
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
A Beldenville girl killed in a crash last week swerved off the road to avoid being struck by another motorist on her cellphone, according to new information released Monday by St. Croix County authorities. The victim, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 16-year-old...
October 24, 2016 - 9:04am
October 18, 2016
UPDATE: Red Wing man ID'd as Highway 10 crash victim
A Red Wing man was hospitalized Tuesday, Oct. 18, after a crash on Highway 10 in the town of Oak Grove. Crews responded at about 10:15 a.m....
October 18, 2016 - 11:44am
October 10, 2016
Motorcycle driver injured in Hager City crash
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Saturday after the motorcycle he was driving rearended a pickup truck in Hager City. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 6:06 p.m. to the crash at Highway 63 and 830th Street in the town of Trenton, where 1982 Harley-Davidson had struck...
October 10, 2016 - 7:56am
September 12, 2016
Man, 46, injured in town of Trimbelle motorcycle crash
A Twin Cities man was hospitalized Saturday after a motorcycle crash in rural Pierce County. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies said 46-year-old Ross A. Sletten was taken by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Wing after a crash reported at 3:29 p.m. on County Road O in the...
September 12, 2016 - 9:21am