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Gunshot incident investigated in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords; more state news stories
Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
UW-River Falls to host seminar on marketing livestock
Zimmerman: Reward teachers who perform, set good examples
crime and courts
Gymnasts keep soaring
Basketball: Girls pick up first win
Falcon Roundup: 3 named All-Region football
Growth spurt: Cats start 2-0 in BRC
Boys skate past Menomonie
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/16/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/18/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
LAIRD YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION: 2017 Annual Report Available
Albert Gerald Timmerman
Russell L. Hinshaw
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
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October 7, 2016
Weekend Happenings Oct. 7-9
This weekend in River Falls: Friday Falls Theatre "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," 7 and 9:15 p.m. Public Library Gallery "Whodunit -- a Mystery at the Library" Visit the world of your favorite famous fictional sleuths. Saturday "Loons and the Deepwater Horizon Oil...
October 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 22, 2016
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
The fourth annual Bacon Bash drew crowds of people from River Falls, the area, and beyond. More than 11,000 visitors enjoyed free bacon samples,...
September 22, 2016 - 11:45am
September 16, 2016
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
A diagnosis isn’t enough to keep a community down, even one like cancer. When Angie Burke received the news this summer that she had a tumor...
September 16, 2016 - 11:37am
September 7, 2016
Girl Scouts are looking for new recruits
Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a Girl Scout?If so, a recruitment time is set for 5:30-7:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in the board room of the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St.Girls ages five and up are eligible to become a scout. Adults are welcome, too....
September 7, 2016 - 4:32pm
August 27, 2016
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Nature is a cycle of birth and death. It's positive and negative. Creative and destructive. There's a profound kind of collapse and contraction. Just before her 89th birthday, my mother died on May 31. Earlier this month, while facing a burnished sunset, I finally scattered her ashes...
August 27, 2016 - 6:00am
August 12, 2016
WATCH: Friday fun at the Pierce County Fair
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Fair kicked off Friday with junior horse and open dairy judging, followed by junior and open goat judging. Check...
August 12, 2016 - 4:35pm
August 5, 2016
SCVRJ puts justice into the hands of the community
Accountability is the ultimate goal of St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice. The River Falls-based nonprofit works with the larger community...
August 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 29, 2016
Around River Falls, mid-summer gardens bloom with colorful splashes
As summer warmth flourishes, so do summer gardens. When driving through River Falls, a person is likely to see vibrantly colored gardens on Second...
July 29, 2016 - 5:00am
July 27, 2016
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Both food and sunshine were plentiful at the annual River Falls Municipal Utilities customer appreciation event held last 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday,...
July 27, 2016 - 3:03pm
July 9, 2016
Woman charged with prostitution out of a chicken coop
A Star Prairie area woman is accused of neglecting her children, who authorities say were left behind while she slipped outside to prostitute herself inside a modified chicken coop. Sarah M. Bradehoft, 27, was charged June 23 in Polk County Circuit Court with two felonies -- child...
July 9, 2016 - 6:00am
July 6, 2016
Featured photo: Parade seats saved
Blankets and chairs have started appearing on Second, Division, and Main Street along the River Falls Days Parade Route, marking people's places...
July 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 5, 2016
Theatre troupe brings ‘A whole new world’
PRESCOTT -- The Great River Road Theatre is promising a show that will knock your socks off for its 2016 summer production. Attendees can look...
July 5, 2016 - 10:57am
June 25, 2016
Skyfall: Man goes for the record, has personal motivation
On June 15 Kevin Burkart, 45, Prior Lake, Minn., set out to accomplish what no one had before: Jumping out of a plane 300 times in one day, with...
June 25, 2016 - 6:00am
June 23, 2016
Longtime NR leaders, Dr. Craig and Tom Doar, pass
By Raymond T. Rivard and Jordan Willi New Richmond News New Richmond lost two of its longtime leaders this past week when Dr. James “Jim”...
June 23, 2016 - 4:58pm
June 22, 2016
Birthday girl gives and 24 children gain
Earlier this spring when Ashley Thompson turned 11, she was asked repeatedly what she wanted for her birthday. Her mother Nicky said Ashley couldn't...
June 22, 2016 - 4:08pm