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Baldwin announces staff office hours in River Falls
Update: Driver identified in Friday morning crash
Democratic governor’s candidate makes her case in western Wisconsin
New slate of executive officers elected to lead Midwestern Higher Education Compact
Buck kill off markedly YOY for Pierce, St. Croix counties
crime and courts
UWRF women sweep UWEC, Kuechle records back-to-back shutouts
Seven Falcons named to All-WIAC football teams, former Wildcats Zimmerman, Kusilek honored
Three Wildcats named all-BRC
Churches cooperate to make Christmas treats, feed the hungry
"Best Christmas Pageant" starts Dec. 12
Days Gone By: Mrs. MacLeod's Creative English 1969
Come and get it
Sundogs shine in River Falls skies
arts and entertainment
Ronald Arthur Nelson, 58
Shirley J. Elliott Kurtz, 91
Teresa Heitman, 57
Lorraine Zignego, 94
Nao Sue Xiong, 65
Days Gone By: Nov. 14, 2013
Letter: What a gift: U.S. flag
Letter: Don’t overlook these hateful public expressions
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/19/13 Hearing - Town of Forest Zoning
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Lemente Sanitary Sewer Televising
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2013 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/16/13 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/16/13 Parks & Rec and Cemetery Committee Meetings
Barn in town of Troy goes up in flames
The cause of a fire that consumed a barn at 609 Swedish Mission Road west of River Falls between county roads M and MM Wednesday night, Oct. 9, is still being investigated by the River Falls Fire Department. The property is owned by Edith E. Nelson, and her two brothers Scott and...
news / accidents
October 10, 2013 - 9:57am
May 15, 2013
UPDATED(4:20 p.m.) Hotline established for individuals affected by Germann Road fire
GORDON -- The Department of Natural Resources has established a hotline which residents potentially impacted by the Germann Road Fire in Douglas County can call to learn about the status of their homes and property. The phone number, 715-376-4185, will connect residents directly...
news / outdoors
May 15, 2013 - 3:07pm
May 1, 2013
Feds involved in Roberts school fire investigation; $5,000 reward offered for arsonist's arrest
The upper Midwest field office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Wednesday that it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the arson fire that caused an estimated $1.5 million...
May 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
April 15, 2013
New blood replenishes ranks of RFFD
A class of 15 began training to become full-fledged members of the River Falls Fire Department last month. Those recruits, who finished a screening...
April 15, 2013 - 3:02pm
October 8, 2012
House fire victim identified
The St. Croix County Sheriff's department has identified the victim in a rural Somerset house fire late Friday. Thomas H. Cook, 70, was found dead in his house at 2107 County Rd. I. A deputy was dispatched at 11:59 p.m., Oct. 5. A Somerset fire crew was on hand and the structure...
October 8, 2012 - 9:55am
October 2, 2012
Sunday blaze damages garage, barn; sends 4 to area hospitals
PRESCOTT -- Four people were transported to area hospitals from a fire scene between Prescott and Ellsworth Sunday while firefighters from two...
October 2, 2012 - 8:55am
August 20, 2012
Two Hudson homes damaged by fire after lightning strike
Lightning is being blamed for a Saturday night fire that badly damaged two homes in Hudson. Firefighters were called to a four-unit townhouse...
August 20, 2012 - 9:13am
August 13, 2012
Faulty bathroom fan suspected of starting house fire
A faulty bathroom fan is the suspected cause of a fire Monday evening at the Jim and Connie Root residence in the city of Hudson. The Hudson...
August 13, 2012 - 8:24pm
March 20, 2012
DNR plans at least 19 grass fires in region to improve wildlife habitat
BALDWIN - Where there is smoke, there is fire, but out in the fields and meadows, this is not always a bad thing. As the flames race across the field, the fire consumes dead vegetation, invasive species and other harmful plants, leaving a mineral rich coating of ash on soil that...
March 20, 2012 - 5:00am
October 11, 2011
Fire crews battle rural house blaze
Prescott firefighters had help from Ellsworth and River Falls' fire departments in battling a house fire in the Cedar St. Croix addition north...
news / accidents
October 11, 2011 - 11:49am
October 8, 2011
Fire consumes Pierce County barn
The barn and several other buildings at the Ralph Lindstrom farm at W8067 County Road K several miles southwest of Ellsworth burned to the ground late Friday evening/early Saturday morning in a massive and dangerous fire. Dry conditions and wind gusts of up to 40 mph already made...
news / accidents
October 8, 2011 - 1:35am
May 11, 2011
Update: Monday morning fire caused by lightning strike
A lightning strike Monday morning set fire to a town of Hudson house, resulting in major damage to the home. A thunderstorm was passing through the area when Christine Nielsen heard the bang and saw cupboard doors of the home shake open, according to a Hudson Fire Department report. Nielsen...
May 11, 2011 - 8:10am
October 18, 2010
Burning leaves damage mobile home
River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson reported that at 4:58 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, the River Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 403 Hwy 35,...
news / accidents
October 18, 2010 - 10:27am