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Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
State report cards for school districts give River Fall above-average grade
Recount underway in western Wisconsin
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
Overnight snows make Sunday fun for some
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 2-4
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2016-16 and 2016-17
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/8/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/5/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Jack Bostrack, 85
Jeffrey Dean Carlson, 44
Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
Featured reader letter
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Featured editorial: 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
February 5, 2016
Wild Side: Arctic songbirds on winter vacation
A good remedy for seasonal affective disorder, or cabin fever, is to get outside and get some exercise. Volunteers for the Kinnickinnic River...
February 5, 2016 - 1:15pm
February 4, 2016
'Butterflies for Birders' at RFPL this Saturday
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club are sponsoring a talk by Marcie O’Connor at the River Falls Public Library from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. She...
February 4, 2016 - 12:38pm
January 21, 2016
Wild Side: Prairie enthusiasts restore oak savanna
Many of us enjoy strolling through a park-like setting with scattered trees and grassy ground vegetation. This seems to be a common human predilection....
January 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
January 10, 2016
Wild Side: Clean, clear, cold and free-flowing
This morning the sky is deep blue, the air calm, and the temperature is well below freezing. Wraiths of water vapor snake up from the Kinnickinnic...
January 10, 2016 - 9:16am
December 8, 2015
Wild Side: Protect your ash; don’t move firewood
Now that we have more normal November temperatures, it’s time to throw another log on the fire. Many of us in rural areas heat with wood and...
December 8, 2015 - 11:51am
October 12, 2015
River Falls continues quest to tap into sun rays
After more than 12 months of planning, the city, and River Falls Municipal Utility are ready to start construction on a community solar garden. The groundbreaking celebration is Monday, Oct. 12. “You have to come out to see what fun frivolity we have planned in this groundbreaking...
October 12, 2015 - 2:32pm
September 25, 2015
Proposed train moves in the right direction
A group of train proponants and some transporation experts held meetings in both River Falls and Hudson on Wednesday. About 65 people came out...
September 25, 2015 - 1:21pm
August 5, 2015
Group tells Pierce County Board that Lake Pepin is filling with sediment
ELLSWORTH -- The Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance (LPLA) is looking to Wisconsin and Minnesota municipalities for help to restore Lake Pepin habitat for fish and wildlife, as the Pierce County Board learned at its July 29 meeting. The LPLA is described on its website as “a multi-state...
August 5, 2015 - 4:28pm
July 30, 2015
More and more, River Falls is looking to the sun
River Falls Municipal Utility officials believe they have already put a lot of effort into energy sustainability. Now the utility is about to...
July 30, 2015 - 6:00am
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Living in the northern hemisphere at close to 45 degrees north latitude, we look forward to this time of year during our long winters. We’ve...
June 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 22, 2015
Featured photo: 'Nature's beauty'
Jessica Delwiche took this photo after Monday’s torrential rains. Delwiche said it “shows how nature in my backyard is still beautiful.” For...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
Lake association and DNR reach agreement
The Lake Mallalieu Association and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have reached an agreement that gave the green light to the drawdown...
June 22, 2015 - 10:40am
June 12, 2015
Featured photo: Unexpected dinner guest
Just about everyone has had someone uninvited show up for dinner every now and then. A recent uninvited guest was a big, hairy surprise for local...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 12, 2015 - 12:26pm
June 11, 2015
Their church faith extends skyward and goes solar
Adding solar panels to the roof may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of an act of faith, but for one River Falls church,...
June 11, 2015 - 1:08pm
May 29, 2015
‘Green day’ on the Kinni for Montessori students
River Falls Public Montessori teachers and parents of students teamed up with Aleisha Miller, environmental educator from the St. Croix County...
May 29, 2015 - 2:10pm