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Sirens to sound, but it’s only a test
UPDATE: Radio Road/Hwy. 35 opens while other roads close
'Hero driver' named Wisconsin School Bus Driver of the Year
Harsdorf: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
It's official: Tri-Angels playground site named
crime and courts
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Noted local family reunites for a special anniversary
Gathering beckons to those in need of shelter
Weekend Happenings: July 25-27
Golden girl's activity a hit at River Falls Public Library
arts and entertainment
Beth C. Ulrich, 65
Richard A. M. Kruger, 70
Carol M. Lindquist, 68
Clyde Gunsallus, 90
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: July & August, 2014 Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
May 9, 2013
First National Bank hosts plant sale
First National Bank is hosting its first (and hopefully annual) plant sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Thursday, May 9, and 1-5 p.m. Friday, May...
health / life
May 9, 2013 - 11:55am
May 3, 2013
Hudson MS walk May 5
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter, will hold "Walk MS" on Sunday, May 5, at Hudson Middle School, 1300 Carmichael Rd. Check in will be held from 10-11 a.m., walkers can begin at 11 a.m. Participants can choose a 1- or 3.5 mile route. People can take part...
health / events / life
May 3, 2013 - 10:27am
Chad Wang benefit this weekend
A benefit at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the local American Legion Hall, 701 N.
health / events / life
May 3, 2013 - 8:53am
Bike riding shifts into high gear with season, status, sporty challenge
About 50 wheeled riders in the group WeBike pedaled off together from Veterans Park around 6 p.m. the night of Friday, April 26, for the first community bike ride of the season. Together, the leisure riders follow one of several four-to-five-mile routes. The bicycling season cranks...
health / news / life
May 3, 2013 - 8:38am
May 1, 2013
Lawmakers agree with food-stamp limitations
A Wisconsin Assembly committee endorsed a bill this week that forces food-stamp recipients to eat healthier. Seven Republicans voted yes and two Democrats voted no, as the Assembly State Affairs panel endorsed limits on the junk food people can buy with their Food-Share benefits....
food / health / government
May 1, 2013 - 1:49pm
Racing for a cause: Triathalon delivers encouragement for Grace, dollars for blood cancer research
More than 150 athletes -- friends, family and well-wishers -- participated Saturday in a triathalon, raising $8,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and sending a dramatic message of support to a 20-year-old River Falls woman awaiting a bone-marrow transplant. "TRI4Grace" was...
news / health / family
May 1, 2013 - 8:00am
April 25, 2013
'Pottery for Prevention' benefits Turningpoint
Pottery for Prevention, a benefit in support of Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence, will be held Saturday at The...
events / health / life
April 25, 2013 - 10:17am
April 24, 2013
City worker alleges wrongful termination
A former Stevens Point city employee, Kelly Reith, has filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division saying he was wrongfully terminated. He was fired Jan. 18, about 10 days after receiving a positive performance review from the city. He lost his job one day after he...
government / business / / health
April 24, 2013 - 3:30pm
Rally supporters make statement, demand change
It could be a long night, but shedding light on one of society's dark, ugly problems makes it seem worth the time and effort. The second annual...
health / events
April 24, 2013 - 10:19am
April 23, 2013
Old design comes in handy
Starting out with a piece of cardboard, River Falls resident Jerry Van Heukelom draws out a pattern for one of his unique handsaw handle canes. He then takes his cardboard pattern and traces it on to a wood board -- walnut, cherry, oak, maple -- and cuts it out.
April 23, 2013 - 8:44am
April 18, 2013
Letter: Don't kill yourself
There have been an excruciatingly high number of suicides in our little community recently and our hearts are heavy for family and friends. If you are considering suicide, don't do it. Get help. Don't give up. While you don't see it now, there is always hope. You have options....
opinion / letters / health
April 18, 2013 - 1:14pm
Experts aid caregivers, bust memory-loss myths
A person giving care to a loved one with dementia told River Falls resident Nancy Abrahamson that the experience was like "heading west in a covered wagon with no map." Abrahamson, the caregiver support coordinator for the St. Croix County Aging and Disability Resource Center, said...
April 18, 2013 - 11:55am
April 17, 2013
Weather delays garden kickoff
The community garden program Grow to Share announced that it has rescheduled its seasonal-kickoff event to 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the...
news / food / health / family
April 17, 2013 - 8:11am
April 16, 2013
Heartstring Quilters host sew-in
Heartstrings quilting group met and completed many quilts at a sew-in held April 13 at the Warren Town Hall (just outside Roberts). There were...
health / life
April 16, 2013 - 5:52am
April 11, 2013
On the Job: Dr. Bonnie Rohr, new family physician in Roberts
Dr. Bonnie Rohr, family physician, has joined HealthPartners Clinic in Roberts. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, and is a board-certified family practice physician with many years of experience, most recently in Osceola. "I look forward to caring for...
business / / health
April 11, 2013 - 2:45pm