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July 11, 2015
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
July 11, 2015 - 6:00am
July 8, 2015
Mitchell Kannel and his family woke Monday morning to discover that record rainfall, some 6-7 inches, drenching River Falls during the night had caused their basement wall to cave in. The family can’t stay in their house on Falcon Drive for now. The Red Cross has put the family up in a hotel temporarily. (Submitted photo)
Downpour brings misery, destruction
July 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
June 30, 2015
Lightning struck this River Falls power pole during Monday night's storm. Though the pole was damaged, River Falls Municipal Utility workers determined it is still safe to re-engergize the line
Lightning causes power outage for RFMU customers
June 30, 2015 - 1:39pm
June 22, 2015
Not a storm, just a test
June 22, 2015 - 12:30pm
June 18, 2015
The Oakpark apartments on South Main Street is one of two River Falls Housing Authority buildings going tobacco-free this summer.
Snuff out the smokes at these RFHA apartment buildings
June 18, 2015 - 1:10pm
May 23, 2015
RFMU seeks approval from state for water rate increase
May 23, 2015 - 7:00am
May 18, 2015
Flames were visible from a dumpster after 1:15 a.m., at which point River Falls firefighters were called to put out the fire.
River Falls Fire Department douses dumpster blaze
May 18, 2015 - 2:50am
May 17, 2015
A barn at 1439 Steeple Drive in the town of Kinnickinnic appeared severely damaged the day after River Falls and other area fire fighters were called to battle a blaze at that address.
Fire damages town of Kinnickinnic barn
May 17, 2015 - 3:57pm
May 13, 2015
Tuesday night blaze extinguished by River Falls Fire Department
May 13, 2015 - 4:37pm
April 16, 2015
River Falls and Hudson firefighters were called to a town of Troy shed fire Thursday, April 16, that started as a grass fire.
Afternoon fire destroys town of Troy shed
April 16, 2015 - 3:11pm
April 1, 2015
Shown is the cover of the new Community Ed catalog coming to mailboxes this week.
On the way
April 1, 2015 - 12:22pm
March 25, 2015
This photo shows some of the bear tracks on Cheryl Maplethorpe and Phil Dean's deck.
Featured photo: Bear tracks
March 25, 2015 - 3:17pm
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
March 25, 2015 - 3:03pm
March 18, 2015
This week's featured photo of a guard dog was taken by Cheryl Maplethorpe.
Featured photo: Dog in the window
March 18, 2015 - 1:54pm
February 13, 2015
Phil Pfuehler
Featured column: Space, the final frontier: To boldly go through subtraction
February 13, 2015 - 1:30pm