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New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
While landlocked, new River Falls/Ellsworth reporter finds new waters to chart
WinField business projects continue to meet with city approval
Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
crime and courts
Rain alters Legion State Tourney schedule
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Featured photo: Storm
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St.
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
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New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
May 21, 2009
Cause of fatal Trempealeau County fire classified 'undetermined'
We'll never know what caused a fire that killed three people at an old hotel in downtown Independence in February. The state fire marshal's office says the official cause is listed as undetermined. Two Justice Department investigators said the blaze probably started near an entry...
May 21, 2009 - 8:28am
May 13, 2009
Eau Claire courthouse closed after Tuesday fire
The Eau Claire County Courthouse will stay closed today, to make repairs after an electrical fire. Most of the building was evacuated just after noon Tuesday, when the power went out. Authorities said the fire was contained to an underground electrical vault area, where black...
May 13, 2009 - 9:00am
April 27, 2009
Rain ends burn ban
The weekend's soaking rain ended the burn ban area fire chiefs declared April 13. Fire departments in Pierce and St. Croix counties responded to several fires in the days before declaring the ban. Several of those started as controlled burns but blazed out of control due to the...
April 27, 2009 - 10:51am
April 16, 2009
Controlled burn lights up Spring Valley area
Ribbons of fire wound their way north in a large field at a controlled burn Wednesday evening. The site was on acreage owned by Larry and Diane...
April 16, 2009 - 8:38am
April 10, 2009
Fire department honors its chief engineer
A 21-year veteran of both the fire department and ambulance service, Ed Nicholson, hadn't planned on attending the annual firefighters banquet....
April 10, 2009 - 1:10am
April 9, 2009
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOCIATION: 4/15/09 MEETING NOTICE
The River Falls Rural Fire Association will meet at the Public Works building at 950 Benson Street on Wednesday April 15th at 7:30 pm. The agenda items are: Election of Officers Discuss purchase of pumper truck Fire Chief report ...
April 9, 2009 - 1:55am
March 30, 2009
Fire damages Wisconsin Dells boat-tour attraction
Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged a popular tourist spot in the Wisconsin Dells area. Units from three departments were called last night to a building that houses the Dells Army Ducks and Mark Twain Upper Dells boat tours. Officials said the blaze started in the...
March 30, 2009 - 9:00am
March 24, 2009
Investigator suspects arson caused fire at state park
The River Falls and Prescott Fire Departments responded to a structure fire in the Kinnickinnic State Park, W12617 770th Avenue, Clifton, about...
March 24, 2009 - 3:58pm
February 20, 2009
Victims of Trempealeau County fire identified
It took a few days, but authorities have finally identified three people killed in an apartment fire in Independence last Sunday. Officials used dental records, among other things, to identify Ronald Beck Sr., 60, Gerardo Perez, 44, and Humberto Vanegas, 35. Beck was a Vietnam...
February 20, 2009 - 9:26am
February 17, 2009
Death toll climbs in Trempealeau County fire
The death toll is now at three from Sunday's fire that destroyed a landmark apartment building in Independence in western Wisconsin. Police Chief Derrick Vold said a third body was found Monday, as clean-up crews searched the rubble of the Independence Hotel and Tap for more victims....
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 16, 2009
Fire kills two in Trempealeau County
The state fire marshal's office will investigate an apartment blaze that killed two people in the western Wisconsin community of Independence. It started just before 6 a.m. Sunday at the Independence Hotel Tap, a four-story structure that was used mostly for apartments in recent...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
False alarms cost same as real ones
A wood-burning stove triggered a false alarm Tuesday evening last week after a passerby noticed smoke coming from behind Melgard Monument, 266...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOCIATION: 2/18/09 MEETING NOTICE
The River Falls Rural Fire Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2009. The agenda items are: *Review 2008 financial statement *Discuss purchase of a pumper truck *Discuss Fire Chief position 02/12/09
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Wood-burning stove triggers false alarm
The River Falls Fire Department reported to Melgard Monument, 266 Radio Road, just before 6 p.m. Tuesday after a well-intentioned caller dialed 911, reported seeing smoke, and said they thought it could be a structure fire. Korey Knott, co-owner with his father of Melgard, said...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Coming soon: Paid fire chief
River Falls decided in 2008 to hire a full-time paid fire chief in 2009. Since then the city has worked to develop the job description and candidate requirements. Police and Fire Commission Chairman DeWayne Meyer expects the hiring process to take a few more months. The commission...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am