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River Falls Journal
St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Highway 65 crash south of Roberts
Fraud protection offered for county property owners
Congressman announces details for hunger/homelessness summit
crime and courts
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
Recent season's buck harvest 8 percent behind last year, safest ever recorded; buck kill up in Pierce
Young man bags his first deer
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
Marketing students raise funds for ARC
Church ‘jazzes’ things up to raise money for building
Happy birthday, Jesus
Writer fictionalizes real-life dog characters for kids
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Public Notice - NO COUNCIL MEETING Dec. 23, 2014
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo Bank v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-12 (Renewing Room Tax)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bruce A. Johnson Estate; Case No. 14PR66
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Timothy Teeter, 54
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Ray D. Heilborn, 90
Bernice E. Yoder, 79
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
Get Out! Deals
May 29, 2013
Mail carrier pays big fine for small-check theft
A former letter carrier in Superior has been fined $2,500 for stealing a $118 rebate check he was supposed to deliver on his walking route. Brent Olson, 37, told Federal Judge Barbara Crabb of Madison that he didn't know why he stole the check. He said he sought counseling to find...
May 29, 2013 - 11:50am
May 28, 2013
Two juveniles caught in city-wide thefts throughout Prescott
Prescott Police have apprehended two juveniles responsible for a series of thefts from motor vehicles and criminal damage to property incidents...
May 28, 2013 - 9:59am
May 24, 2013
Letter: Let's get serious about preventing sexual assault
We have a silent epidemic on our hands in this country: Sexual assault. The majority of victims are children, reportedly 70-80% of whom assaulted by someone they know. Yet in the media you don't hear much about sexual assault unless a Catholic priest is involved.
opinion / letters
May 24, 2013 - 3:48pm
May 23, 2013
Authorities cite school-board member for underage-drinking party
A school board member in Pulaski has been ticketed for hosting an underage drinking party at her home. Police said they were called to the home of Christine Vandenhouten in Hobart early on Sunday, May 12. She, her teenage son, and nine other Pulaski High students received citations....
government / education
May 23, 2013 - 1:58pm
May 22, 2013
Editorial: 'Drunkest state' - it's no joke
Stating the problem is easy. Finding the solution isn't. You'd be hard pressed to find anyone to deny that drunken driving is a huge problem in Wisconsin. But so far we've made little or no progress in reversing the deadly and embarrassing statistics. Statewide, 225 people died...
opinion / editorials
May 22, 2013 - 9:57am
May 21, 2013
The Graduate: I will be a doctor, but you are illiterate and a &%*#*!
River Falls police had their hands full with a drunk 22-year-old male passenger around 1 a.m. Friday, May 17, at South Main and Broadway str...
May 21, 2013 - 9:10am
May 15, 2013
Editorial: Hang on so those wheels keep on turning
Basic crime prevention is often aimed at adults: How do we protect our homes and autos from break-ins and thefts. Now that warmer weather has...
opinion / editorials
May 15, 2013 - 4:07pm
Hwy. 35 crash results in injury, citation
The commute home to River Falls at the intersection of southbound Hwy. 35 and Radio Road was slowed late Tuesday afternoon, May 14, by a car vs. motorcycle collision. The injured motorcyclist, Michael D. Fisher, Jr., 33, Hammond, was heading south toward River Falls when a 1996 Honda...
news / accidents
May 15, 2013 - 10:01am
RFPD gears up for extra seat-belt enforcement
The River Falls Police Department will join hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin for the annual Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement mobilization from May 20 to June 2. "Our officers will be on the lookout day and night for unbuckled motorists. If you're...
May 15, 2013 - 9:23am
May 14, 2013
Man who ditched car says women drove him crazy
A 22-year-old local man on foot, without shoes or shirt, was arrested for disorderly conduct last week Wednesday night, May 8, on Main Street...
May 14, 2013 - 9:42am
SCC mourns loss of students
The St. Croix Central School District is mourning the loss of two high school students. According to a statement by high school Principal Glen Webb on the district's website, sophomore Erika Borgstrom, 16, and senior Dakotah Coach, 18, took their own lives in the early morning hours...
May 14, 2013 - 9:06am
May 13, 2013
NGI plea expected in school arson case
The man accused of setting fire to a Roberts school will likely enter a not guilty by reason of insanity plea, said his attorney Monday (May 13). During a brief hearing Monday afternoon, St.
May 13, 2013 - 4:31pm
May 9, 2013
Parking fee fraud reported in Pierce County
Wisconsin residents on opposite sides of the state have reported receiving fraudulent bills in the mail for supposed parking violations. The...
May 9, 2013 - 10:11am
May 8, 2013
Legislators seek domestic-abuse advocates
Wisconsin lawmakers are being asked to provide advocates who could accompany domestic abuse victims at any stage of the cases against their attackers. Assembly Assistant Majority Leader Jim Steineke proposed the measure. He said many abuse victims feel alone. They hesitate to come...
May 8, 2013 - 1:41pm
Distressed canoeists story exposed as hoax
Police in Eau Claire say a kayaker who claimed that two canoeists vanished in the Chippewa River this week made the whole story up. A 30-year-old Manitowoc man was arrested on a possible charge of obstructing an officer after rescuers spent parts of May 7 and 8 looking for the two...
outdoors / government
May 8, 2013 - 1:40pm