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Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
Police Beat: Teething, wailing toddler leads to drug citations
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Pierce County Sheriff Blotter: Donkey bite; 55-cent dispute; stop that UTV driver
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
Falcon men clinch WIAC title
Memories resound as UWRF's Karges Center era closes
Small town kids, big league dreams
Darn that storm: Coffee concert canceled
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
She's bringing song back; feel free to join
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/6/17 Special Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/7/17 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: For Sale By Bid - Used Band Uniforms
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/13/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/6/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Marian I. Hammer, 88
Shirley Holerud, 83
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Richardson Orr Farmer, 92
Roger N. Hines, 63
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
Real Estate Showcase
April 17, 2015
UPDATE: Be aware of areawide burning ban being enforced
After battling four grass fires Thursday night, April 16, River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody wants to stress that there is still a burning...
April 17, 2015 - 9:03am
April 16, 2015
$0 down 100% interest leads to housing boom
The first set of “single family seasonal condos” went up along the roadway at Kelly Creek Preserve to accommodate tenants that have been...
April 16, 2015 - 6:00am
April 15, 2015
Burning ban back in place
River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody has announced a burning ban effective immediately, for the city of River Falls and the following...
April 15, 2015 - 4:03pm
April 7, 2015
Burning ban lifted
Effective immediately, the burn ban that was implemented on April 2 in the City of River Falls, and the following townships; River Falls, Kinnickinnic, Clifton, Pleasant Valley and Troy has been lifted. Fire Chief Scott Nelson announced the ban had been lifted Tuesday afternoon,...
April 7, 2015 - 1:12pm
April 6, 2015
Burning ban still in place
A burning ban announced Friday, April 3, by Fire Chief Scott Nelson, is still in place, despite rain Monday, April 6. Nelson said the burning...
April 6, 2015 - 12:54pm
April 3, 2015
Burning ban announced
Fire Chief Scott Nelson has announced a burning ban, effective immediately, for the City of River Falls and the following townships; River Falls,...
April 3, 2015 - 9:01am
March 20, 2015
Willow River lake to be drained amid concerns
Safety concerns at a dam in a popular western Wisconsin state park will leave a lake there emptied for at least two years beginning as soon as...
March 20, 2015 - 10:00am
March 19, 2015
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
A few weeks ago we saw eastern bluebirds along a pasture fence line where mules were grazing in northern Florida. Male bluebirds are elegant...
March 19, 2015 - 9:52am
March 13, 2015
University’s research aims to ‘Bee’ healthy
UW-River Falls professors Brad and Kim Mogen have made their plans for spring break (March16-20). As many of their students may do, the Mogens...
March 13, 2015 - 6:00am
February 20, 2015
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
--Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Aldo Leopold once wrote, “Of what avail are forty freedoms without a blank spot on the map?”...
February 20, 2015 - 10:23am
February 19, 2015
Lighten up, River Falls! Can do
Over the past year, River Falls has been getting brighter and greener one streetlight at a time. The city started switching out the standard...
February 19, 2015 - 6:00am
January 30, 2015
Rural River Falls vehicular blaze quickly put out
A fire on-board a skid-steer loader being used with some fence-line clean up was snuffed out by a St. Croix County sheriff's deputy before 9...
January 30, 2015 - 10:45am
January 28, 2015
Wild Side: Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
Carol and I are enjoying our stay in Cedar Key, a small town on a group of islands on the Gulf Coast of Florida. After a long drive through the...
January 28, 2015 - 9:16am
Who’s breeding in your neighborhood? Citizen participation needed for new bird atlas
St. Croix Valley Bird Club invites the public to attend a presentation from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, by guest speakers Mike Reese and...
January 28, 2015 - 9:07am
January 22, 2015
For River Falls, it’s dam right…or wrong?
On Jan. 13 the City Council voted to ask for an extension on the federal licensing of the two River Falls hydroelectric dams. The license...
January 22, 2015 - 6:00am