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TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
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July 29, 2009
Plea deal in works for one brother accused of starting meat plant fire
A plea deal is being sought for at least one of two brothers accused of firing the military flare that started the massive fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant. Kurtis and Joshua Popp waived their preliminary hearings Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. And they were ordered...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
July 24, 2009
Two brothers free on bonds after being charged with causing fire at meat plant
Two brothers are free on signature bonds after appearing in court Thursday on charges connected with the July 5 blaze at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant. Kurtis Popp, 25, of Milwaukee and Joshua Popp, 23, of Twentynine Palms, Calif., are both charged with second-degree felony reckless...
July 24, 2009 - 9:00am
July 17, 2009
Military flare shot from a barbecue started meat plant fire
The military flare that started a huge fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant was shot by two brothers at a barbecue on July 5. That's according to their mother, who tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel they were "just being idiots." The paper identified a suspect arrested Wednesday...
July 17, 2009 - 9:00am
July 15, 2009
Cudahy mayor furious that military flare started meat plant fire
The mayor of Cudahy says he's furious that someone started the fire that ravaged the Patrick Cudahy meat plant, even if it was an accident. Officials said Tuesday that a military flare exploded before landing on the plant's roof July 5. It was fired east of the plant. And it started...
July 15, 2009 - 9:14am
June 24, 2009
SUV burns, stops traffic
Black smoke and the smell of burning rubber filled the air around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning as flames consumed a red, 1998 Chevrolet Blazer parked...
June 24, 2009 - 9:48am
June 5, 2009
Dry weather induces burn ban
Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody reported late Thursday afternoon that the department declared a burn ban in effect for the River Falls Fire District, which includes the towns of Clifton, Kinnickinnic, Pleasant Valley, River Falls and Troy. The ban includes controlled burns for weeds,...
June 5, 2009 - 9:13am
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