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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
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
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
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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May 19, 2014
Today’s stormy weather means no siren test
River Falls has canceled the 1 p.m. Monday, May 19, monthly storm siren test, according to Police Chief Roger Leque. Leque said the Monday siren test was “canceled due to today’s weather conditions.” The citywide siren test has been rescheduled to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May ...
May 19, 2014 - 11:13am
May 16, 2014
Wild Side: A dangerous fungus among us
By Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Among the most abundant organisms on earth are the fungi. They live in the soil, in plants, in rivers and...
May 16, 2014 - 9:11am
Will anyone step forward to claim runaway bridal gown?
Members of Kinnickinnic River Land Trust are searching for “The Bride of the Kinni,” as they’ve lightheartedly labeled a woman who may...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 16, 2014 - 8:00am
May 2, 2014
Wild Side: Planted prairie blackened again
--by Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist After a hot and smoky time on our planted prairie last Saturday afternoon, a somewhat tired bunch of friends...
May 2, 2014 - 3:11pm
Help her dream come home to ‘roost’
While growing up in the Bronx, NY, town of River Falls resident Catharine Noel knew she wanted to be someplace where she could be free. “I...
May 2, 2014 - 9:31am
Was bride jilted? River cleaners speculate on rare find
Steve Schroeder, Mike Thompson and Diane Odeen were in for quite a surprise when they pulled what they thought was a piece of trash from a beaver...
May 2, 2014 - 9:00am
April 29, 2014
Tree go up
Eight Rocky Branch students gathered to plant trees at Hamilton Park Friday, April 25, to recognize Arbor Day. Park and Rec director Cindi Danke...
April 29, 2014 - 4:03pm
April 23, 2014
You can join in the big river cleanup
For the 20th straight year, a scores of volunteers will spread out along the banks of the Kinnickinnic River Saturday, April 26, but they won’t...
April 23, 2014 - 2:15pm
April 22, 2014
Brother and sister act
Siblings Kaley Manglitz, left, and Mason Manglitz both bagged turkeys minutes apart during the statewide Youth Turkey Hunt last weekend. Kaley,...
April 22, 2014 - 8:02am
April 21, 2014
Wild Side: Tiny insects and changing climate threaten majestic hemlocks
Hiking through the forests of my boyhood in northeastern Ohio again last week, I was reminded of how much I enjoy standing in a grove of stately...
April 21, 2014 - 8:59am
April 20, 2014
UWRF hosts Ag Day April 22
UW-River Falls Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter will host the second annual Ag Day on the UWRF campus on April 22 to promote Wisconsin agriculture. With...
April 20, 2014 - 8:00am
April 16, 2014
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Michael Page (last week’s letter writer), a proponent of a ‘free’ Kinnickinnick River, asks us to imagine the Kinni without dams, and asks whether we would dam it today. I love wilderness, too, but to see a cascade, Willow River State Park is close enough for me. I’m...
April 16, 2014 - 3:34pm
March 28, 2014
Turnout for license meeting shows that many give a 'dam'
A huge crowd packed the City Council chambers Monday evening, March 24, to talk about the Kinnickinnic River dams. Even after city employees...
March 28, 2014 - 11:29am
March 24, 2014
Crowd expected for River Falls dam re-licensing
A grassroots group called “Friends of the Kinni” is urging local citizens to attend a federal re-licensing hearing Monday, March 24, at City Hall on the two 70-year old dams in River Falls. The hearing will take public comments starting at 5:30 p.m. A River Falls Utility...
March 24, 2014 - 11:12am
March 18, 2014
Students explore rocks
Greenwood and Rocky Branch elementary school third graders recently were treated to a rock and mineral exploration by Jessica Bierbrauer from...
March 18, 2014 - 8:02am