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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national tractor competition
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
Shrine hosts university football team before big game
crime and courts
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
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
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
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 9/28/16 Meeting Notice
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Paige Olson variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Randy Cudd variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/4/16 Public Hearing - Verizon Tower Permit request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Agenda
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Brenda P. Hindman, 56
Anna D. Husfloen, 101
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
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September 15, 2014
UPDATE: Hager City teenager hospitalized after Thursday evening crash
A 15-year-old child from Hager City is in fair condition at Gillette Children's Hospital after the vehicle he was riding in Thursday, struck a tree in the town of Martell.
September 15, 2014 - 3:03pm
August 26, 2014
Update: Peterson in 'fair' condition after early morning crash
One driver was airlifted and the other, transported by ground ambulance to area hospitals early Tuesday following a two-vehicle broadside collision on CTH N at 650th Street, east of Beldenville. The more seriously injured of the two men, Daniel Peterson, 60, of Beldenville, was reported...
August 26, 2014 - 3:08pm
August 22, 2014
Thanks to the Auxiliary, sick children will receive Christmas stockings
The Shriner's Women's Auxiliary met at the Ellsworth Masonic Center to create Christmas stockings for the children staying at Shriners Hospitals. ...
Life/arts and entertainment
August 22, 2014 - 9:49am
August 20, 2014
Days Gone By: Matzek reunions
Editor’s Note: Chris Falteisek, former director of liturgy and music at St. Bridget’s, now of Denmark Township, Minn., near Afton Ski, supplied...
August 20, 2014 - 12:06pm
August 12, 2014
Update: Ellsworth man dies of injuries suffered Saturday; driver awaits charges
A 20-year-old Ellsworth man died Sunday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, some 30 hours after he was thrown or fell from a car driven by an alleged drunk driver in the village at 2:42 a.m. Saturday. Nicholas Rhiel of Ellsworth was found unconscious early Saturday on the street in...
August 12, 2014 - 4:05pm
August 11, 2014
Educator, school secretary gives fair office a try
Tammy Pitzen has several reasons why she wanted to be the new secretary for the Pierce County Fair office, a role she assumed in December, succeeding...
August 11, 2014 - 9:36am
August 10, 2014
From cars to karaoke: Saturday Night at the Pierce County Fair
A record number of entries plus the normal huge crowd of spectators were highlights of the Ellsworth Funsters annual Demolition Derby at the...
August 10, 2014 - 11:32am
August 9, 2014
Good weather sets fair up for big weekend
Another year of almost perfect weather has the Pierce County Fair set for a big weekend of attendance. With the forecast for Saturday and...
August 9, 2014 - 8:54am
August 6, 2014
New fair food provides 'smoke and mirrors' experience
Nitro Ice Cream, a new food vendor at the Pierce County Fair this year, uses science to give customers dessert and a show. Its ice cream is made from liquid nitrogen that turns into gas, flash freezes and creates a spectacle before being turned into food. “There’s all kinds...
August 6, 2014 - 9:29pm
Maintenance of Pierce County Fairgrounds more than just routine before 2014 fair
There are always buildings and grounds projects to be done at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. “It’s just part of routine maintenance,”...
August 6, 2014 - 9:21pm
Pierce County Fair pre-fair activities
While the 131st Pierce County Fair doesn't officially open until Thursday, there was plenty going on Wednesday, the "pre-fair" period. There...
August 6, 2014 - 9:13pm
June 18, 2014
Firefighters from four departments, including Ellsworth, were called to a barn fire in the Town of El Paso Wednesday morning.
June 18, 2014 - 11:44am
May 30, 2014
Sen. Vinehout announces re-election bid
ALMA --- Senator Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, a former dairy farmer and college professor, announced Thursday she'll seek a third term to represent Wisconsin’s 31st Senate District. “Elections give us an opportunity to have a community conversation about what we want for ourselves,...
May 30, 2014 - 9:32am
May 20, 2014
Sterny pleads guilty to three of 29 theft charges
An Ellsworth woman pled guilty Monday in Pierce County Circuit Court to three of the 29 felony theft charges levelled against her.
News/crime and courts
May 20, 2014 - 12:16pm
May 19, 2014
One injured in semi-car accident east of Ellsworth
A semi-car accident early Friday morning left one injured and sizable damage along US Highway 10, west of Ellsworth.
May 19, 2014 - 9:17am