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UWRF equestrians win regional championship
Come ask questions of River Falls mayoral candidates
On the Job: Michele Huppert
Mom's plea: Make this Troy intersection safe
State math competitor
crime and courts
Falcon women win WIAC hockey title
Wildcat gymnasts place third at state
Fusion fall in OT in state semifinal
RFGC moving to new quarters this month
Squirts off to state
Heating bills lighten wallets; help is available
Competitive marshmallow madness strikes library … again
Days Gone By
Weekend Happenings: March 7-9
With your help, the eyes have it
arts and entertainment
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Bernard Grant, 95
William "Bill" S. Marek, 75
Mary Surplice Smith, 88
Editorial: Sign of spring? Or something else?
Letter: All aspects of young coach point to the word: Winner
Editorial: Helping to shape, define our community
Letter: Won’t forget your generosity
Editorial: Punishment should fit messes left behind
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/11/14 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-02 (Amend Parking Control Map)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/11/14 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/12/14 Academy Citizens\' Advisory Comm. Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/11/14 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
September 24, 2010
Fall raptor release is Sept. 25 at Carpenter Nature Center
The fall raptor release at Carpenter Nature Center will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25. The program is presented in partnership with The Raptor Center of the University of Minnesota. Rehabilitated birds of prey will be released at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visitors...
September 24, 2010 - 2:50pm
August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
news / outdoors
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
September 17, 2009
Bill would expose child abuse by court-ordered care providers
Court-ordered care providers could no longer hide behind state confidentiality laws to abuse children, under a bill introduced Wednesday in Madison. Members of the Senate and Assembly children and families' committees wrote the bill as a group. They said it was spurred by public...
September 17, 2009 - 9:00am
August 14, 2009
Streets are closed for ammunition check
Friday afternoon River Falls police were sent to a house in the 200 block of West Division Street after an inquiry regarding the safety of old military ammunition found there. After investigating, officers found a potential safety threat existed for the neighborhood should the ammunition...
August 14, 2009 - 1:57pm
Area business man killed in Eden Prairie plane crash
A contractor working with Ratech Machine, Inc. in Osceola was one of two people who died in a plane crash Wednesday morning near Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minn. Wayne Monson, 53, who worked for the local company, was an experienced pilot who recently purchased a twin-engine...
August 14, 2009 - 9:06am
August 13, 2009
OSHA cites excavating firm after trench death in New Richmond
Federal safety officials have cited a northwest Wisconsin company after the death of a worker in April. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued five citations yesterday against A-1 Excavating in Bloomer. OSHA investigated after Eugene Hakes, 33, of Cadott was...
August 13, 2009 - 6:00am
August 12, 2009
"Drill Grill" will showcase marching band
The public is invited to the annual River Falls High School marching band's "Drill Grill" beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at the high school...
August 12, 2009 - 12:53pm
August 7, 2009
Local wrestlers compete in national championships
Eight River Falls High School wrestlers wrestled for Team Wisconsin at the ASICS/Vaughan National Wrestling Championships July 18-25 at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D. The tournament featured both Greco-Roman and Freestyle competition for both Cadet (wrestlers born in 1993-94) and Junior...
August 7, 2009 - 10:43am
Local electric co-op sponsors students to Youth Leadership Congress
Local high school students were among more than 140 teens from Wisconsin who took part in the Youth Leadership Congress (YLC) at the UW-River Falls campus in July.
August 7, 2009 - 9:47am
Retired educator doesn't want 'Johnny' left behind
Along with many others persons of his former profession, retired teacher/principal/educational consultant Tony Pedriana of River Falls believes that from kindergarten through third grade children learn to read. And after those first four years, children read to learn. However, Pedriana...
August 7, 2009 - 9:37am
Outstanding science teacher named
Toni Velure, a science teacher at Meyer Middle School, was named the 2009 Geoffrey G. Eichholz Outstanding Science Teacher by the Health Physics Society. The award consists of a plaque and cash prize, and recognizes the work done by Velure in teaching nuclear science and technology....
August 7, 2009 - 9:35am
One city, one plan
City Administrator Scot Simpson presented the City Council at its July 28 meeting a work plan to participate in organizational goal setting. After starting his job in May, Simpson dug into learning about the city from departmental meetings, its comprehensive plan, the capital improvements...
August 7, 2009 - 1:30am
Now recruiting: River Falls wants you!
How should a city go about recruiting the roughly 80 members that collectively comprise its 13 boards, committees and commissions? The City Council started out discussing term limits, but at its last meeting, talked its way around to the need for a better system of staffing the...
news / politics
August 7, 2009 - 1:23am
August 6, 2009
Claflin Selected as NAAE Summer Intern
UW-River Falls senior Kellie Claflin, of Osseo, was selected as a 2009 summer communications intern for the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE). Primary responsibilities of the internship include writing award citations, news releases, presentation scripts and...
August 6, 2009 - 10:44am
April 9, 2009
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 4/14/09 BOARD MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2009 The monthly board meeting for the Town of Pleasant Valley will be held on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.
April 9, 2009 - 1:57am