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St. Croix Crossing rises
Hudson woman hospitalized following erratic-driving incident
Police beat: In which it’s wise to be wary of five-inch boot heels, wiser still to refuse shaking hands after what said hand just did
Area cockfight arrests occurred on vet’s property
Pierce County EDC spotlights business successes, goals
crime and courts
RFGC hosts invite
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Wild Side: Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
River Falls, time to read our way into the past
Exhibitions feature regional artists, reception tonight at Phipps
Featured photo: Deer
Annual choir concert blends entertainment, philanthropy
Gathering at library talks social justice
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 2/5/15 Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 2/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting / Public Hearing
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 2/3/15 Town Board Meeting
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
TOWN OF MARTELL: 2/10/15 Meeting re: Town Shop
Henry J. Hanson, 65
George E. 'Bud' Beardsley, 59
Marion E. Robey, 74
Gilbert H. Lindabaur, 89
Sylvia V. Benson, 76
Days Gone By: First baby of 1975
Days Gone By: 1985 Kulstad Fire
Days Gone By
Featured letter: Even if not hunting, be aware of the seasons
Get Out! Deals
Back to the future: Historic church still beckons
The little clapboard church in Kinnickinnic went up shortly after the Civil War when Ulysses S. Grant was president. Built for $2,000, it opened in December 1868 and was shared by the area's Methodists and Congregationalists for services on alternate Sundays. The Methodist design...
July 30, 2012 - 10:21am
November 23, 2011
The nonprofit organization Unseen Angels and its anonymous volunteers started cooking early the morning of Nov. 21 at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course, with the goal of making and delivering a traditional Thanksgiving meal to 4,000 people on the Thursday holiday. Last year, the Unseen...
news / food
November 23, 2011 - 5:03pm
June 1, 2011
Learn to row with the St. Croix Rowing Club
The St. Croix Rowing Club will offer in June and July Learn-to-Row classes that introduce adults (18 years and older) to the sport of sculling...
sports / outdoors
June 1, 2011 - 10:18am
September 17, 2010
A few comments from past River Falls visitors
Wisconsin Nice Renee Hood, Owatonna, Minn. (parent of UWRF student) Having lived in Minnesota for the last 16 years I have often heard the term Minnesota nice. Recently my daughter, a student at UWRF became ill. As she had started doctoring in River Falls prior to school starting...
September 17, 2010 - 1:51pm
August 10, 2010
Signs warn of Kinni's long, remote ride
Around midnight on this past July 4th weekend Rob Chambers woke to a faint calling. It was very warm and his cabin windows were open. A barely...
August 10, 2010 - 11:15am
Here's advice, warnings for those exploring Kinni
Like his town of Clifton neighbor Rob Chambers, retired Dayton's cabinet maker Steve Cochrane has rescued stranded Kinnickinnic River travelers....
August 10, 2010 - 8:50am
April 13, 2010
Geographic snapshot on how the region came to be
The River Falls area is considered part of the Western Upland, which stretches from St. Croix County in the north to the state border with Illinois in the south. It's a rugged, hilly region deeply dissected by rivers and streams. The area is characterized by rocky outcroppings and...
April 13, 2010 - 2:35pm
Falls Theatre still among best deals in town
One of the most beloved institutions in River Falls is the Falls Theatre located at 105 South Main St. in the city's downtown. A relic of a bygone era and built in a 1927 brick building, this charming theatre was owned by the late Stan McCulloch, who began a family tradition of...
April 13, 2010 - 2:28pm
Off-Road cyclists have established enviable trail system in Whitetail Ridge park
In early 2007, a group of mountain bike enthusiasts formed the group Kinnikinnic Off Road Cyclists (KORC), www.kinnioffroad.com, for the St....
April 13, 2010 - 2:20pm
'Kinni' is a jewel of a trout stream
The "Kinni," as it is affectionately known to most here, is a superb, Class 1 trout water stream which originates in the center of St. Croix...
April 13, 2010 - 2:10pm
April 7, 2010
Snapshots of a few of RF's most famous and infamous residents
David F. Swensen A successful financial adviser who has held careers with two nationally known investment firms and is currently responsible for Yale University's huge endowment fund, David F. Swensen was the 1996 Distinguished Alumnus for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls....
April 7, 2010 - 1:19pm
Historic walking tour is quick path to appreciating RF's evolution
Maple Street Bridge Crossing the Kinni west of downtown. In the 1850s, the main channel of the river was first crossed here by a covered wooden bridge to connect the business section of the town with what was then called the "Brooklyn Side." It was replaced by an iron bridge over...
April 7, 2010 - 1:04pm
Local author releases 'The Nearly Departed'
Michael Norman, a retired University of Wisconsin River Falls (UWRF) professor, has completed writing his eighth book for publication to be released in September. Norman co-authored the series Haunted America with Beth Scott, as well as co-authoring two grammar books and writing...
April 7, 2010 - 12:50pm
March 31, 2010
Camping, swimming, horseshoes among local park amenities
Glen Park Venerable Glen Park, with its historic suspension bridge, shelters, barbecue grills, picnic tables, swimming pool, playground equipment,...
March 31, 2010 - 4:41pm
Veteran's Memorial offers solitude, place for reflection
Monument, sanctuary The River Falls Veterans Memorial, located in the front of Greenwood Cemetery on East Division Street, opened to the public...
March 31, 2010 - 4:33pm