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Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River and more
Liberty Road project funding in place
crime and courts
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Graetz goes deep in Cats' win over Mustangs
Registration opens for St. Croix Composite and Hudson mountain bike teams
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
Library to host ‘Maltese Falcon’
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/20/17 Cemetery Committee Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-09, -10 and -11
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017 Annual Spring Clean-up
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
James D. Foster, 93
Carolyn S. Marske, 76
George E. "Bud" Perry, 82
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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September 26, 2012
Editorial: Could this change get more students thinking of college?
State School Superintendent Tony Evers has proposed that all 11th graders take the ACT standardized college admission exam as well as a separate...
September 26, 2012 - 3:04pm
September 20, 2012
Editorial: This accident can be a useful reminder
Serious injuries earlier this month to a 12-year-old boy after being hit and then run over by a River Falls school bus is another reminder for both local drivers and pedestrians to be extra careful, especially now that school is in session. In the above-mentioned incident, a school...
September 20, 2012 - 8:42am
September 12, 2012
Editorial: Parking experiment: It's all up to us whether it works
In case you haven't noticed, since July 23 the parking meters downtown have been deemed inactive. They will remain dormant during a one-year...
September 12, 2012 - 2:22pm
September 6, 2012
Editorial: Parents, students: Plan ahead and the payoff should follow
Year after year the academic news out of the River Falls School District is very good if not excellent. Yet each year the recognition must be...
September 6, 2012 - 3:25pm
August 30, 2012
Editorial: Elected officials need to get tax agreement done
Earlier this year Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton attended a press event designed to celebrate the passage of federal legislation that would finally allow a new St.
August 30, 2012 - 8:56am
August 22, 2012
Editorial: Hey, seniors: Don't kick back, opportunity knocks
If you're at least 62 and own property in the River Falls School District, you can do some good deeds for our local schools while earning money...
August 22, 2012 - 3:21pm
August 9, 2012
Editorial: Just when you thought it was safe, another election arrives
It's been only two months since the last election -- the governor's June 5 recall won by incumbent Scott Walker over Tom Barrett. Now, in the...
August 9, 2012 - 9:52am
August 2, 2012
Editorial: Affordable housing project made better by the color green
St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity has certainly outdone itself by starting to build not only a cluster of new houses aimed at low-income...
August 2, 2012 - 8:40am
July 25, 2012
Editorial: All you can do is try to 'Teach your children well'
As Heather Johnson writes in her letter this week, making sense of the triple homicide that happened in River Falls earlier this month was hard...
July 25, 2012 - 3:44pm
July 18, 2012
Editorial: Distressing news, but think of those handling the investigative work
The apparent murders of three River Falls sisters in their home last week has gripped and stunned all of us. We read the latest accounts and see the victims' pictures and experience shock, horror and then disbelief. At the same time there are people in law enforcement, led by the...
July 18, 2012 - 3:51pm
July 11, 2012
Editorial: For those of you who stay... and for those who don't
River Falls Days is here again. Local citizens usually react in one of two ways: They either leave town for the long weekend and escape the crowds...
July 11, 2012 - 2:58pm
July 5, 2012
Editorial: Main Street gets long-term tuneup; more changes likely
Most everyone would agree that it was impressive the first time to walk through the entrance of what was EconoFoods and see the wide-open bright layout to what is now called Family Fresh Market. Store owner Nash Finch's interior and exterior redesign with added parking spaces point...
July 5, 2012 - 10:16am
June 28, 2012
Editorial: Call this the practical form of academic recycling
The work is hardly glamorous.
June 28, 2012 - 9:39am
June 21, 2012
Editorial: What better way to support local public education?
--Tablet computers: For an entire class of second graders to be exposed to and make use of the latest technologies; for another group of autistic...
June 21, 2012 - 8:04am
June 14, 2012
Editorial: Wow, amazing voter begs the question: Just who's missing
Despite the disgust many felt at having to vote in another recall election last week, voter turnout in River Falls surged to the point that it rivaled presidential election turnouts. Local voter turnout every four years in presidential elections typically runs in the 70-80%-range....
June 14, 2012 - 10:07am