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U receives lots of new recycling bins
A life lived inventing
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 'It's time for a new era'
School notches top character award
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: 3/7/17 Public Hearing re: Eagle Storage Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinance 2017-06
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
SHARING FAMILIES: 3/3/17 Annual Meeting Notice
SUMMONS: Applegate Inc. v. Elizabeth DeLabio; Case No. 17-SC-57
Roger N. Hines, 63
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Sheila Kinney Ambrose, 64
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
January 8, 2014
Victim seriously hurt in house fire
At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, Roberts police were sent to a house fire at 61 Frank St. in the village. Officers found a woman inside and got her out. The Roberts/Warren Fire Dept. was able to quickly douse the flames. The victim is a 66-year-old woman. She was taken to Hudson...
January 8, 2014 - 8:28am
January 7, 2014
Woman dies from injuries in blaze; State Trooper recognized for life-saving attempt
A 66-year-old Roberts woman died from injuries sustained in a Jan. 7 trailer home fire, and a Wisconsin State Trooper has been recognized for...
January 7, 2014 - 8:35pm
October 23, 2013
RF firefighters deal with night fire
A town of River Falls shed near a two-car garage caught fire Tuesday night, Oct. 22, just before 10 p.m. The River Falls Fire Department was...
October 23, 2013 - 2:01pm
September 19, 2013
Burning ban suspended
The burning ban for the city of River Falls and its surrounding townships has been suspended, due to the recent rain. River Falls Fire Chief...
September 19, 2013 - 5:13pm
UPDATE 2: Children escape bus fire
Forty children were safely evacuated from a River Falls School District bus Thursday morning after the snub-nosed coach caught fire while traveling...
September 19, 2013 - 9:36am
September 11, 2013
Five departments battle wind, flames in dairy barn blaze
Two farm-related fires within 15 minutes of one another had crews from Prescott, River Falls and Ellsworth scrambling to help. The first call...
September 11, 2013 - 4:16pm
August 27, 2013
Burn ban goes into effect for greater River Falls area and beyond (including Prescott)
River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson said a burn ban will start immediately for the city of River Falls. Surrounding town officials have also...
August 27, 2013 - 12:22pm
June 12, 2013
Flame burns down after 40 years of firefighting
Since Paul "Pauly" Whiteside started working as a black helmet, or a "regular firefighter," said Fire Chief Scott Nelson, many things have changed....
June 12, 2013 - 1:50pm
May 27, 2013
May 27, 2013: Three departments fight Sunday evening house fire
Fire erupted in a town of River Falls home Sunday evening, bringing out three area departments for about two hours. Fire was reported at a home nestled off a wooded cul de sac at N8641 1020th St., about a mile south of West Division Street, on the west side of the Kinnickinnic River. The...
May 27, 2013 - 7:45am
May 2, 2013
Suspect arrested in SCC school fire
Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess announced Thursday evening (May 2) that a suspect has been arrested following the investigation of the St. Croix...
May 2, 2013 - 10:28pm
May 1, 2013
Location found for SCC elementary classes
After a Tuesday, April 30, fire closed St. Croix Central Elementary, district officials have been searching for a place to hold classes for the remainder of the school year. District Superintendent David Bradley said the district has identified Rolling Ridges Girl Scout Camp, located...
May 1, 2013 - 4:39pm
UPDATE: Public's help sought in fire investigation
ROBERTS -- Officials with the St. Croix Central School District say extensive fire damage at the Roberts elementary school will prevent it from...
May 1, 2013 - 6:05am
March 11, 2013
Major night fire sweeps through apartment
Just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10, local firefighters were sent to a blaze of an engulfed rental building owned by the River Falls Housing...
March 11, 2013 - 12:07pm
January 9, 2013
UPDATE: House fire in town of Martell sends one to hospital
Ellsworth firefighters were dispatched to a house in the town of Martell mid-morning Wednesday. Fire Chief Brent Langer said while deceiving...
January 9, 2013 - 12:15pm
November 30, 2012
Rabbits perish in Somerset barn fire
About 120 rabbits died in a rural Somerset barn fire early Friday morning. The Somerset Fire Department was called out to a barn fire at about...
November 30, 2012 - 9:22am