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Who can blame her for dreaming of a White Christmas?
UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
Deal reached to lease bar for school conversion
Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
crime and courts
Frisbie All-American, again
Wildcat gymnasts soar
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
Sweet competition: See library gingerbread contest entries
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 19-21
Video: St. Bridget's School Christmas concert
These club members want kids to know that ‘Bird is the Word’
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 1/6/15 Town Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Property Tax Payments - Pierce & St. Croix Counties
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/5/15 Special Meeting - Renaissance Bldg. Lease
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: Ordinance 2014-04 - Implements of Husbandry
Glen L. Bottolfson, 69
Virginia Rodli, 101
Timothy Teeter, 54
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
Get Out! Deals
April 27, 2009
Wisconsin National Guard soldiers will help run prison camps
Many of the Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who are soon heading to Iraq will help run the country's two largest prison camps. Officials say about two-thirds of the 32-hundred troops will be at Camp Cropper near the airport in Baghdad, and Camp Bucca near Iraq's border with Kuwait....
April 27, 2009 - 9:31am
February 19, 2009
Troops prepare for yearlong deployment (VIDEO)
Local troops' loved ones and community supporters filled the big Riverview Ballroom at the UW-River Falls University Center last Wednesday to...
February 19, 2009 - 1:02pm
February 4, 2009
Community sendoff honors local troops
River Falls-based D Company, 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, leaves for overseas this month as part of the biggest operational deployment of Wisconsin...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Wisconsin shipbuilder loses Coast Guard bid
Marinette Marine has failed for a second time to land a huge federal ship-building contract. The Government Accountability Office has rejected the company appeal of a Coast Guard decision to award the $1.5 billion deal to Bollinger of Louisiana. U.S. Rep. Steve Kagen, D-Wis., of...
January 13, 2009 - 9:00am
January 2, 2009
3,500 Wisconsin Guard troops to leave for Iraq duty this month
About 3,500 Wisconsin National Guard troops will leave this month for their initial training in preparation for a 10-month assignment in Iraq. Members of the 32nd Red Arrow brigade will leave Jan. 10 for several weeks of training in Florida They'll return to Wisconsin for a short...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
September 9, 2008
State's largest Guard unit may be Iraq bound
Wisconsin's largest National Guard unit will be off to Iraq next spring. The 32nd Infantry Brigade has been on alert since last December, but the official mobilization order just came down. About 3,500 soldiers from three dozen Wisconsin communities will report to their armories...
September 9, 2008 - 9:00am
August 29, 2008
Female guard accused of having sexual relationships with inmates
A female guard at a state minimum-security prison is on administrative leave, after two inmates said they had sexual relationships with her. Fitchburg Police are investigating what might have happened at the Oakhill Correctional Institution. A search warrant filed Thursday in Dane...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Deployment, employment, working together
An open house and formal briefing at the River Falls Armory last Thursday night created opportunity to learn and hear more about what the Delta Company 1st Battalion-128th Infantry Regiment will do to prepare for deployment to Iraq early next year. Most of the briefing focused on...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
May 16, 2008
National Guard meeting tonight; local unit prepares to go overseas
The River Falls National Guard unit will brief the community and employers tonight about its expected mobilization as part of the 32nd Brigade's 2009 deployment to Iraq. Deployment will likely occur in February or March. The Guard Unit is now training for that mission. The briefing...
May 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Two guard units get put on alert
Two Wisconsin National Guard units have been put on alert for a possible trip to Iraq or Afghanistan. Guard officials say the 732nd Combat Support Battalion of Tomah is on alert as well as the 951st Engineering Co., from Rhinelander and Tomahawk. The engineering unit spent 14 months...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am
February 13, 2008
Peace protesters not happy with National Guard training
Wisconsin National Guard troops started practicing air attacks over Menasha yesterday, while peace activists protested on the ground. Two F-16 fighters flew over downtown Menasha, in the first of a series of simulated exercises in the Fox Valley. Lt. Col. Tim Donovan, a Wisconsin...
February 13, 2008 - 9:00am