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Toddler drowns in rural Prescott
Pranks in the River Falls School District: The sky is no longer the limit
More and more, River Falls is looking to the sun
For adult residents of River Falls: How about applying for a job on the City Council
UPDATE: Crash victims identified, all four from Hudson/North Hudson
crime and courts
River Falls Legion team stays unbeaten at state, plays Friday night
State title for Legion juniors, beat Beaver Dam for championship
Kids fishing event held July 25 at Lake Mallalieu
Weekend Happenings: July 31 – Aug.2
Shakespeare in the park coming soon
Walkers to honor those who have suffered personal losses
Kids meet 'Local Heroes' at Library
Featured photo: Directions to the moon
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/28/15 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Bartosh Canyon Outfall Repairs
PIERCE COUNTY: TAX DEED LAND SALE NOTICE
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/28/15 Public Hearing - Official Flag
TOWN OF TROY: 8/6/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Ellen M. Smith, 84
Bruce M. "Griff" Griffey, 74
Timothy John "TJ" Williamson Jr., 26
Mary G. Rivard, 90
Mark Alan Bennett, 60
Days Gone By: Battle between ‘wets’ and ‘drys’ raged on and on
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
Days Gone By: 1888 saw the rise of temperance groups and the fall of saloons in the city
Eau Claire furnace repairman accused of poking holes to see showering woman
A furnace repairman in Eau Claire is accused of poking holes in a wall, to try and see a woman taking a shower in an adjacent bathroom. A furnace repairman is accused of poking holes in a wall to try and see a woman taking a shower in an adjacent bathroom. Dominic Swoboda, 35,...
May 1, 2009 - 8:41am
March 30, 2009
Two from Eau Claire die Sunday in Colorado traffic crash
Two people from Eau Claire were killed in Colorado early Sunday in a crash that reportedly happened during a chase with state troopers. The State Patrol identified the victims as Jonathan Holum, 29, and Cora Weil, 23. Authorities said a pick-up truck driven by Holum was weaving...
March 30, 2009 - 9:00am
October 15, 2008
High school prank gets Eau Claire senior 2.5 years probation
They planned to pull off what they were calling "a huge senior prank." Now, one of three seniors at Eau Claire North High School will spend two and one-half years on probation. Justin Anderson pleaded no contest in court Tuesday. He and two others were accused of spray-painting...
October 15, 2008 - 9:00am
October 10, 2008
Eau Claire man takes humiliation over jail
An Eau Claire man, who was given the choice of 20 days in jail, or public humiliation for a day, chose to be humiliated. Shane McQuillan, 22, pleaded guilty in August to a criminal damage charge. Circuit Judge Paul Lenz told McQuillan he could do the time, or wear a sign saying...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 26, 2008
Rural Eau Claire man dies from hornet sting
A rural Eau Claire man has died from an allergic reaction after being stung by a hornet. Tom Ertz, 51, was pounding nails on the porch of his home when he was stung on Saturday. His wife Kathy said he got short of breath and fell to his knees. She ran to get a kit to keep his allergy...
August 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Obama rallies 300 in Eau Claire
Barack Obama's running mate was not with him in Eau Claire Sunday. But about 300 people gave Joe Biden's name loud applause when it was mentioned. Obama appeared at the Eau Claire Rod and Gun Park, as he heads toward the Democratic National Convention to accept his party's presidential...
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Obama stop in Eau Claire planned Sunday
The presidential campaign comes to Eau Claire this weekend. Democratic candidate Barack Obama will make the stop Sunday on what is being called his battleground state tour on the way to his party's national convention. Obama will travel to Eau Claire from Springfield, Ill., where...
August 22, 2008 - 9:00am
August 11, 2008
Fire damages Eau Claire hotel
About 30 guests of the Comfort Inn on Clairemont Avenue in Eau Claire were evacuated after a fire Sunday night. Authorities are not sure what started the blaze at the Quality Inn. They said it was contained in the lobby area, but smoke moved down the halls to the guest rooms. While...
August 11, 2008 - 12:00am