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River Falls Journal
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
One more time: Sirens to blare
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
May 31, 2013
Campbell places fourth at state track, Freier and Smith both qualify for finals
LA CROSSE - Ellsworth's Alex Campbell will come away with a podium finish in his final WIAA State Track and Field Meet. Campbell placed fourth...
May 31, 2013 - 3:47pm
Pierce County Fair gearing up with some great acts
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce Fair Coordinator Ann Webb says there are lively and gifted headliners ready to perform at the picnic shelter during this...
May 31, 2013 - 9:13am
May 22, 2013
Lions fishing contest for kids
The Ellsworth Lions Club will hold its fishing contest 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Nugget Lake Park. The contest is for children 16...
May 22, 2013 - 3:29pm
May 21, 2013
Save the trees
A group between 20-30 participated in a protest Tuesday morning to save the two oak trees that have stood on the Pierce County Courthouse front...
May 21, 2013 - 4:17pm
May 20, 2013
River Falls man dead after party bus accident
A 23-year-old River Falls man died late Saturday night in Ellsworth after he fell from the rear door of moving bus as came into the village on...
May 20, 2013 - 8:55am
May 8, 2013
UPDATED: One injured in motorcycle crash Tuesday evening
A Beldenville man who crashed his motorcycle after hitting a deer was airlifted from the Trimbelle Recreation Area in the town of Trimbelee mid-evening Tuesday. Walter Sorensen, 67, of W7642 CTH J, was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn. about 8:30...
May 8, 2013 - 7:48am
May 1, 2013
From the Valley to the Falls: River Falls picks new school superintendent
Jamie Benson, a superintendent for 15 years at River Valley School District near Madison, has tentatively accepted an offer from the River Falls...
May 1, 2013 - 9:08am
March 4, 2013
Rush River Trail Riders euchre tourney this Friday
The Rush River Trail Riders will be hosting a euchre tournament beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, March 8, at their clubhouse at N74475 450th St. six...
March 4, 2013 - 9:55am
February 26, 2013
UPDATED: Injured snowmobiler in serious condition
Joshua W. Brookshaw, 37, of rural Ellsworth, was transported directly to Regions Hospital in St. Paul early Tuesday after he lost control of his snowmobile and was ejected. Pierce County Chief Deputy Jason Matthys provided the victim's name and age later Tuesday morning. In an...
February 26, 2013 - 7:55am
February 7, 2013
Choirs present Haiti benefit Feb. 10
On Sunday afternoon on Feb. 10, River Falls Church Choirs and the Community Choir will present the tenth annual "It Takes a Village" concert...
February 7, 2013 - 1:26pm
February 4, 2013
Ellsworth man cited for OWI after rollover crash
Dustin Paul Bengtson, 31, of Ellsworth, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 2nd offense, following a crash on Hwy....
February 4, 2013 - 7:58am
January 16, 2013
Here's where to ask legal questions
The State Bar of Wisconsin Volunteer Lawyers Program and the St. Croix Valley Bar Association are sponsoring a free legal clinic to provide general...
January 16, 2013 - 12:29pm
December 24, 2012
UPDATE: Ellsworth man in fair condition following rollover early Sunday
An Ellsworth man spent an unknown period of time trapped in his overturned car in freezing temperatures early Sunday before being freed by firefighters and being transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Andrew F. Lacoursiere, 49, was apparently westbound on Hwy. 10 near the...
December 24, 2012 - 10:12am
October 31, 2012
UPDATE: Beldenville man appeals to court so he can carry a concealed weapon
(A previous version of this story had incorrect information which was deleted. The Herald apologizes for the error.) David Kerr, N6490 Hwy. 63, Beldenville, appealed to the court to reinstate his permit to carry a concealed weapon. He included a letter from the Wisconsin Department...
October 31, 2012 - 10:31am
October 23, 2012
Power has been restored throughout Ellsworth
A squirrel tripping a power line is believed to have been the cause of the power outage that affected most of Ellsworth Tuesday afternoon. An...
October 23, 2012 - 3:32pm