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ShopKo adds alcohol to offerings
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
crime and courts
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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November 22, 2016
'I'm not eating that': When teen diets conflict with Thanksgiving
Some families gathering for Thanksgiving this week may have something to argue about besides politics: what to do when teens at the table follow a different diet than everyone else. One in six U.S. parents say their teen has tried a diet that is vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan or paleo...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 27, 2016
Construction for second River Falls clinic underway
You can see it now while driving past on the Hwy. 35 bypass – earth moving for the building of the Allina Health River Falls Clinic. Located...
October 27, 2016 - 3:31pm
October 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate is the lowest in 15 years, even though preliminary numbers show a loss of more than 10,000 jobs last month. State labor officials report a September jobless rate of 4.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. That's one-tenth of 1 percent...
October 21, 2016 - 8:49am
October 20, 2016
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
Digging began earlier in the week and, in an Oct. 20 afternoon groundbreaking ceremony, kicked off officially for the building of the Allina...
October 20, 2016 - 3:56pm
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