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Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man pleads not guilty in death of UW-Stout student; state budget briefings begin; 8 more state news stories
Pierce Sheriff Blotter: Woman in a trunk; DWI barn crash; deputy's finger bitten
Police Beat: Boo-boos give away drunk drivers
Past the learning curve, she sees bright future
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
SCVBL rosters set for Saints exhibition
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Relay raises more than $100,000
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
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - 2017 Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Program
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/3/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
SUMMONS: Applegate v. Eric/ Rachel Sixberry; Case No. 17-SC-121
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/17 Proposed Ordinance 2017-1 (Nuisances)
Ruth Mae Vergenz, 90
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Glen H. Andersen, 93
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
FEATURED LETTER: Support our paper!
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
January 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State will soon seek Medicaid changes for childless adults; Feds: State ACT exam inadequate for federal accountability; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Childless adults would pay more for Medicaid, take drug tests and have their coverage limited to four years in a request the state will soon make to the Trump administration. State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz tells the Wisconsin State Journal the feds will soon be...
January 30, 2017 - 8:53am
January 27, 2017
Regents diversity awards include one from UWRF
The UW System Board of Regents will honor the ninth annual winners of its Regents’ Diversity Awards Feb. 3 in Madison at the next Regents meeting....
January 27, 2017 - 4:05pm
January 26, 2017
Elementary schools making 'cool choices'
Public elementary school students recently finished an eight-week long environmental game that had classrooms competing against each other within...
January 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 23, 2017
Building needs is next school focus
"Renewing Our Promise" is the title of the school district Strategic Plan for 2015-20. That title speaks volumes about the clear intent for this district to remain committed to the community expectations for strong education programs; for upholding our promise to be wise stewards...
January 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
School open enrollment begins
Parents who want to pick the public school district that their children will attend during the 2017-18 school year can apply to do so from Feb. 6 to April 28. State law allows Wisconsin children to attend public school in a district other than the one in which they live. The completed...
January 23, 2017 - 5:00am
January 21, 2017
High School HVAC problem bigger than pipes
The job will go beyond replacing 10,000 linear feet of faulty hot water pipes this summer at River Falls High School. Superintendent Jamie Benson has been reminding people that it's not just bad pipes, but also degraded heating coils and valves that will likely need replacing. A recent...
January 21, 2017 - 6:00am
January 19, 2017
Technical college seeks board applicants
EAU CLAIRE — Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) Board of Trustees. The open positions include one member who is an elected official and two additional members. Successful candidates will serve three-year terms beginning...
January 19, 2017 - 4:19pm
Their winning essays spotlighted the scientific genius of women
Three students from St. Bridget Parish School had the winning essays in the American Association of University Women-River Falls annual science...
January 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
'It was always a dream'
Svenja Kraut had never been to the United States before coming here four months ago. The 10th grade exchange student from Northern Germany said...
January 19, 2017 - 10:24am
January 17, 2017
School robotic Lego teams compete, excel
After establishing a team last year at Greenwood Elementary, two Meyer Middle School FIRST Lego (robotic) League teams made it to the section...
January 17, 2017 - 5:00am
January 13, 2017
College students journey to live, work at South Pole
The dream of living and working in Antarctica will soon be a reality for UW-River Falls physics students Dylan Frikken and Samantha Pedek. They...
January 13, 2017 - 9:48am
January 12, 2017
Minnesota assistant principal accused of stealing $190,000 from church
ST. PAUL—A St. Paul school administrator accused of stealing from her Wisconsin church has resigned her job after a 19-week period of paid administrative leave. St. Paul Public Schools placed Kara Amundson on leave Aug. 24 after the St. Croix County sheriff's office notified...
January 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 8, 2017
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
In 1870, a group of citizens from Pierce and St. Croix counties petitioned the Wisconsin Legislature to locate the next state normal school in River Falls. Voters from the towns of River Falls, Clifton, Troy and Kinnickinnic requested the authority to vote a tax of $20,000 to make...
January 8, 2017 - 5:00am
January 6, 2017
Middle school's Students of the Month named
Each month Meyer Middle School teachers and staff pick students who excel in various ways. For December, the recognized MMS students are: 6 Gold:...
January 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 5, 2017
Ellsworth student charged with assault
A Maiden Rock teenager was charged with a felony after a high school dodgeball game allegedly turned violent. Pierce County prosecutors charged 18-year-old Jacob Sigler with one count of substantial battery in connection with the Oct. 11 incident at Ellsworth High School. A criminal...
News/crime and courts
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm