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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
RF honors Memorial Day
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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February 13, 2016
UPDATE: Fire victim Alice Merta succumbs to injuries suffered in Town of River Falls fire
Alice Merta, the individual injured in a residential fire late Friday morning in the Town of River Falls, died of her injuries about 8 p.m.,...
February 13, 2016 - 6:45am
December 17, 2015
Falling temps turn road slick, causing multiple crashes around region
A little early evening precipitation and falling temperatures Wednesday turned water to ice on stretches of I-94 and surrounding county roads. Emergency personnel responded to two injury accidents within an hour -- one just east of Roberts and a second in the Baldwin area. Meanwhile,...
December 17, 2015 - 8:09am
October 12, 2015
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crashes
Two Minnesota men were injured in separate motorcycle crashes Sunday in Pierce County. The first crash was reported just before 4 p.m. on 170th Avenue and Highway 35 in Hager City. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Edward Withuski from Brooklyn...
October 12, 2015 - 8:16am
September 15, 2015
Oath Keepers founder to speak in Ellsworth
Stewart Rhodes of Oath Keepers will be speaking at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Ellsworth High School, 323 West Hillcrest St. Stewart is...
September 15, 2015 - 11:28am
September 2, 2015
Man charged in alleged Saturday night attack: Kirkland facing multiple felonies
UPDATE: An Ellsworth man has been charged in Pierce County Circuit Court with multiple felonies in connection with an alleged attack on a female...
News/crime and courts
September 2, 2015 - 9:22am
August 27, 2015
Homicide suspect ruled incompetent
The rural Ellsworth woman accused of gunning down her husband and dragging his body away from their home was ruled incompetent to stand trial....
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 12:51pm
August 19, 2015
Lightning strike forces Pierce County to re-route 911 calls
A neighboring county has stepped up to handle 911 calls after a lightning strike temporarily disabled services in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that St. Croix County has been handling 911 calls since late Monday after a lightning strike on...
August 19, 2015 - 8:53am
August 18, 2015
Moments captured at the 2015 Pierce County Fair
The 132nd Pierce County Fair has drawn to a close. The weather was sweltering hot, but the rain held off for four days of performances, tractor/truck...
August 18, 2015 - 1:27pm
July 12, 2015
Ellsworth woman charged with first-degree homicide
ELLSWORTH — An Ellsworth woman accused of shooting her husband to death was ordered Tuesday to undergo a competency evaluation at a secure...
News/crime and courts
July 12, 2015 - 7:59am
July 8, 2015
2015 fair tickets available soon
ELLSWORTH – Pierce County Fair tickets will be sold starting Monday, July 13. The county fair’s theme this year is, “We’ve Got a Good...
July 8, 2015 - 4:11pm
June 15, 2015
Four weekend crashes reported in Pierce County
Crashes around Pierce County kept emergency responders busy over the weekend. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, that began Friday night when an Ellsworth teen’s vehicle crashed and struck a tree in the town of El Paso. Sixteen-year-old Mylon M. Anderson...
June 15, 2015 - 8:55am
June 8, 2015
Motorcyclist injured Sunday in Pierce County crash
A St. Paul man was injured Sunday after being partially ejected from a motorcycle during a crash in Town of Trimbelle. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 4:49 p.m. to a crash at County Road O and 480th Avenue -- about four miles east of Ellsworth. According to a...
June 8, 2015 - 8:12am
June 1, 2015
Three injured in separate Sunday crashes
Two crashes Sunday in Pierce County sent motorists to the hospital. Deputies were alerted at 3:22 p.m. Sunday to a motorcycle crash at Highway 10 and 1110th Street in Oak Grove Township -- between Prescott and Ellsworth. Two St. Paul residents had been ejected from the motorcycle,...
June 1, 2015 - 8:08am
May 29, 2015
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Are you looking for something new to try or just continue on a longstanding tradition? If so, you can be an Open Class exhibitor at this year’s...
May 29, 2015 - 10:58am
May 15, 2015
River Falls man, 53, killed in Pierce County crash
A River Falls man was killed Thursday after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree outside Ellsworth. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department identified the man as 53-year-old Charles Kinkade. According to a news release, deputies were called at 2:33 p.m. Thursday to...
May 15, 2015 - 8:40am