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Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Dog rescued from river; traffic cones shouldn't be worn
Governor Walker visits Freedom Park, Team Oil
crime and courts
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
Meyer Middle Schooler heads to nationals rodeo
Four Wildcats All-BRC
Falcon Roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
River Falls Cheerleading opens for youth
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - New School Buses
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/26/17 Special Meeting re: Board Retreat
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Liquor Licenses Hearing
TOWN OF TROY: 7/6/17 Plan Commission Meeting
Jon K. Volkmann, 54
Amil E. "Jack" Bowen, 87
Corey B. Carlson, 36
Matthias Cremer Putzier
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
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Viewpoint: Celebrating Wisconsin's Dairyland
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June 12, 2017
Rural River Falls home destroyed in fire
A rural River Falls couple was displaced after their home was destroyed by fire last weekend. The River Falls Fire Department said the town of...
June 12, 2017 - 3:49pm
June 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: High-capacity well bill signed into law; cheese gets official state designation; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — With no fanfare or ceremony, Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill to relax state rules for the high-capacity water wells used on farms...
June 2, 2017 - 11:19am
June 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: One dead, 2 missing, 11 injured in ethanol plant fire; 8 more state news stories
CAMBRIA — One person is confirmed dead, 11 others are hurt, and two people are missing in the aftermath of an explosion and fire at an ethanol...
June 1, 2017 - 10:04am
May 8, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson-area school gains national honors for 'green' efforts; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — A Hudson-area school and three other Wisconsin institutions have been named "Green Ribbon Schools" by the U.S. Department of Education....
May 8, 2017 - 8:34am
April 15, 2017
Fire destroys part of River City Metal
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A fire that broke out at a rural Prescott business was still smoldering six hours after it started Saturday morning,...
April 15, 2017 - 8:53pm
April 14, 2017
VIDEO: Major apartment fire in Somerset Friday afternoon, nobody injured
A fire did severe damage to an apartment building in Somerset Friday afternoon. The Somerset Fire Department was called to a fire at 308 Willow...
April 14, 2017 - 6:54pm
April 11, 2017
Fire temporarily closes Kinni Cafe
Wednesday, March 29, a public post on the Kinni Cafe (702 N. Main St.) Facebook page announced that the restaurant would be closed for a few...
April 11, 2017 - 4:31pm
January 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Beloit College leader after threats: ‘Let us reject hate;' UW advises Muslim students not to leave U.S.; and 11 more state news stories
BELOIT -- Beloit College president Scott Bierman tells his campus community, "Let us reject hate together." That's after threats against two students at campus dorm rooms since last Friday. The private school says an anti-Semitic note was slipped past the door of a student's room...
January 31, 2017 - 7:36am
January 16, 2017
Police: Wis. man dies after setting off explosion in apartment building
RICE LAKE, Wis. -- A Rice Lake, Wis., man died after apparently following through on his threat to set off an explosion in his apartment late...
January 16, 2017 - 6:03pm
December 28, 2016
Pole shed, truck destroyed in St. Joe fire
A pole shed and a pickup truck were destroyed by fire Wednesday morning in the town of St. Joseph. Firefighters said no one was hurt in the fire...
December 28, 2016 - 12:52pm
December 15, 2016
River Falls firefighters deal first with smoky odor, then later for real blaze
Firefighters were called to investigate an “electrical smoke smell” Tuesday just after 5:30 p.m. at a house at 111 N. Fourth St. owned by...
December 15, 2016 - 9:47am
December 13, 2016
UPDATE: I-94 cleared after truck fire
ROBERTS -- A semi truck fire about a mile east of the Roberts exit this morning slowed traffic to a halt along I-94 in Western Wisconsin for...
December 13, 2016 - 1:43pm
December 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
OSHKOSH -- After absorbing budget cuts in 10 of the last 12 years, chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System are hoping lawmakers will give them a little more money this time. The system is asking for an additional $42 million from the state. UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca...
December 1, 2016 - 11:06am
November 11, 2016
Hay baler catches fire in town of River Falls
Crews from River Falls knocked down a fire Friday morning on a farm south of the city. Firefighters were called at about 10:30 a.m. to a hay...
November 11, 2016 - 11:37am
September 19, 2016
Fire damages home in Ellsworth Township
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH — Fire damaged a home on 610th Street in Ellsworth Township Sunday night, Sept. 18. Nobody was injured in the blaze. According...
September 19, 2016 - 1:14pm