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Police Beat: Teething, wailing toddler leads to drug citations
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Pierce County Sheriff Blotter: Donkey bite; 55-cent dispute; stop that UTV driver
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
Fake IDs remain problem for bars, liquor stores
crime and courts
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
Falcon men clinch WIAC title
Memories resound as UWRF's Karges Center era closes
Small town kids, big league dreams
Darn that storm: Coffee concert canceled
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
She's bringing song back; feel free to join
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/6/17 Special Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/7/17 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: For Sale By Bid - Used Band Uniforms
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/13/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/6/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Marian I. Hammer, 88
Shirley Holerud, 83
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Richardson Orr Farmer, 92
Dorothy E. Cudd, 89
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
Real Estate Showcase
September 24, 2015
Featured Letter to the Editor: River Falls, it’s time to admit that we have a crisis
Unless you’ve tried to rent recently, you’re probably not aware of the affordable housing crisis that plagues River Falls. Unfortunately for far too many families, River Falls (Pierce and St. Croix counties) has the highest fair market rent rates of anywhere in Wisconsin: $641,...
September 24, 2015 - 6:00am
September 12, 2015
Habitat help a ‘godsend’ for elderly River Falls couple in their long-lived home
Bob and Diane Olson are the third generation to live in their house at 206 S. Sixth St. It first belonged to Diane’s grandparents, then...
September 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
August 28, 2015
Featured photo: Monarch caterpillar
Linda Romberg shared this photo of a Monarch caterpillar. A number of milkweed plants grow near Romberg's house. She said she and her husband...
Life/arts and entertainment
August 28, 2015 - 9:35am
August 20, 2015
Traveling ‘vagabonds’ now make River Falls their summer home
Some people golf in their retirement. Not Ruth and Paul Twomey. In 2007 when they retired, they bought a trailer home. By 2010 they’d...
August 20, 2015 - 6:00am
August 12, 2015
Town of Clifton homeowners fear mudslide threat
Homeowners Tim and Sue Breher requested a conditional use permit (CUP) at the Aug. 4 Clifton Town Board meeting. They reported getting nine inches of rain July 6. This caused much erosion around their house at 8423 N. 1251st St. The CUP is for a retaining wall. This wall will...
August 12, 2015 - 3:43pm
July 13, 2015
River Falls Fire called to morning apartment fire
River Falls Fire was called to an apartment building at 511 South Wasson Lane for a stove on fire at around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 12. When...
July 13, 2015 - 8:57am
July 11, 2015
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
It was July 11, 2014. I was on Maple Street, in the heart of River Falls Days. I was on my bike, looking for my family who'd gone to the midway that day on their own. A long line of people caught my eye – a long line of people by City Hall. Hmmm… Then it clicked – the...
July 11, 2015 - 6:00am
July 8, 2015
Downpour brings misery, destruction
This week started off with a bang – lots of bangs, and not just from Fourth of July fireworks. Many in River Falls woke to reverberating...
July 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
June 30, 2015
Lightning causes power outage for RFMU customers
A lightning strike turned off the lights for about 39 utility customers Monday night. Lightning struck a power line near N08137 Hwy. 35, on the...
June 30, 2015 - 1:39pm
June 22, 2015
Not a storm, just a test
While the morning thunderstorm has already passed, the sirens of River Falls will sound at 1 p.m. Monday, June 22. The city's network of sirens will be tested by police at that time. During the approach of a bad storm, the sirens are activated to warn area residents. River...
June 22, 2015 - 12:30pm
June 18, 2015
Snuff out the smokes at these RFHA apartment buildings
Today most places you go are smoke and tobacco free. The River Falls Housing Authority has joined a large chunk of the world by making two...
June 18, 2015 - 1:10pm
May 23, 2015
RFMU seeks approval from state for water rate increase
For the average River Falls resident, getting water is as easy as turning on the tap. But behind-the-scenes, it takes a lot of work, and equipment to bring the water to the tap, said River Falls Municipal Utility Director Kevin Westhuis. RFMU has been encouraging conservation...
May 23, 2015 - 7:00am
May 18, 2015
River Falls Fire Department douses dumpster blaze
River Falls fire fighters fought flames on 6th Street and Cascade Avenue in the early hours of Monday morning, May 18. The River Falls Fire...
May 18, 2015 - 2:50am
May 17, 2015
Fire damages town of Kinnickinnic barn
River Falls fire department was called to a barn fire at 1439 Steeple Drive, in the town of Kinnickinnic Friday evening, May 15, before 9 p.m....
May 17, 2015 - 3:57pm
May 13, 2015
Tuesday night blaze extinguished by River Falls Fire Department
River Falls firefighters were summoned to a blaze at a rental house at 502 Spring St. just after 10 p.m. Tuesday, May 12. Fire Chief Scott Nelson said there were flames found on the interior stairs. The occupants inside got out safely. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Nelson...
May 13, 2015 - 4:37pm