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Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
UWRF professor’s new rose a winner
Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
crime and courts
Wildcat gymnasts heading to state; girls regional hoops champs
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Get a look at the stars
Check out businesses of the future
Dignity quilts donated
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Public Hearings - Storm Water Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/10/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 3/12/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Paul Daniel Hoffmeyer, 71
Sonja C. Johnson
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
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Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
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October 10, 2013
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