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New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
Nation's high court hears St. Croix County case (w/video)
crime and courts
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
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Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Earl R. Mack, 79
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
October 20, 2016
Haiti heartbreak goes on but so does River Falls outreach
The Oct. 4 Category 4 hurricane that killed nearly 500 Haitians and decimated much of the island largely spared the River Falls donor-financed village school that opened six years ago. Curt Larson, who with Pat O'Malley heads up local Haitian Relief Services, was relieved. “We didn't...
October 20, 2016 - 5:00am
October 4, 2016
AAUW, library to host women's health speaker
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the River Falls Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will kick-off their 2016-2017 lecture and...
October 4, 2016 - 4:50pm
September 26, 2016
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Although removal of wisdom teeth is very common, there are no studies that show a benefit to taking them out when they are not causing pain or...
September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
September 16, 2016
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
A diagnosis isn’t enough to keep a community down, even one like cancer. When Angie Burke received the news this summer that she had a tumor...
September 16, 2016 - 11:37am
September 1, 2016
Disposal box in police station lobby good for protecting kids, the environment
When people talk about drug abuse, most think of illegal or illicit drugs. But River Falls Police Chief Gordie Young said some of the most abused...
September 1, 2016 - 5:00am
August 10, 2016
Dead bird means mosquito-borne virus has arrived
ELLSWORTH – The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in the county Friday, July 29, has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for the virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted disease began...
August 10, 2016 - 4:21pm
July 20, 2016
River Falls professor shares advanced cancer research
UW-River Falls biology Prof. Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored...
July 20, 2016 - 2:58pm
July 13, 2016
Campus sex assaults: What's to be done about under reporting?
In the past few years, sexual assault on college campuses has become a national discussion. Statistics in a study cited by the New York Times last year show that 20% of women will experience sexual assault during their college career, and that 4.4% of men will also. The Violence Against...
July 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 2, 2016
River Falls nursing home director says pay attention to this issue
With more and more baby boomers reaching retirement, The Lutheran Home’s local Executive Director Spencer Beard said River Falls should be...
July 2, 2016 - 6:00am
June 30, 2016
National EMS Memorial Bike Ride stops in RF
River Falls was one of many stops in the Midwest route of this year's National EMS Memorial Bike Ride. The ride honors EMS personnel who have...
June 30, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 29, 2016
Nutrition nonprofit promotes healthy eating through local food pantries
When Karyn English got the idea to start Better Bites, she wasn't sure what group of people to focus on. She just knew that there was a tremendous need for healthier food options at food pantries in western Wisconsin. After taking a nonprofit startup class, she decided that she could...
June 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 25, 2016
Skyfall: Man goes for the record, has personal motivation
On June 15 Kevin Burkart, 45, Prior Lake, Minn., set out to accomplish what no one had before: Jumping out of a plane 300 times in one day, with...
June 25, 2016 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
Birthday girl gives and 24 children gain
Earlier this spring when Ashley Thompson turned 11, she was asked repeatedly what she wanted for her birthday. Her mother Nicky said Ashley couldn't...
June 22, 2016 - 4:08pm
June 12, 2016
Matheson of Catalyst Receives UW-RF Honor
At the Annual Spring Awards Reception and Program of the University of River Falls (UWRF) held at the Riverview Ballroom in River Falls, Wisconsin,...
June 12, 2016 - 6:00am
June 11, 2016
7-year-old honored for for his birthday gift to Lutheran Home
Noah Metro celebrated his seventh birthday with a unique party: His friends brought donations instead of gifts. The Metros collected $71 for...
June 11, 2016 - 6:00am