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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
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
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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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
April 16, 2015
Afternoon fire destroys town of Troy shed
What started as a grass fire destroyed a shed at a town of Troy home Thursday, April 16. At about 1:40 p.m. River Falls Fire, EMS, and First...
April 16, 2015 - 3:11pm
April 1, 2015
On the way
The River Falls School District’s Community Education program's new seasonal catalog has been mailed out this week to residents. The catalog...
April 1, 2015 - 12:22pm
March 25, 2015
Featured photo: Bear tracks
Cheryl Maplethorpe and her husband Phil Dean had a late-night visitor at about midnight, Wednesday morning. They were asleep in their home about...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 25, 2015 - 3:17pm
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
Customers of Habitat for Humanity’s New Richmond ReStore have a chance to exercise their creativity for a chance to win a prize. The New Richmond Restore is holding an upcycling contest. It will run April 1 to May 29. The rules are simple: take an item purchased at any time...
March 25, 2015 - 3:03pm
March 18, 2015
Featured photo: Dog in the window
This week's photo was taken by Cheryl Maplethorpeof a dog looking out the window of its Division Street home. The dog is named Nasika and owned...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 18, 2015 - 1:54pm
February 13, 2015
Featured column: Space, the final frontier: To boldly go through subtraction
Let’s face it, most of us end up as hoarders. Call it a work in progress, a lifelong habit. We buy and buy and accumulate more and more....
February 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
January 31, 2015
Habitat welcomes two more to Eco Village
There’s no place like home, repeats Dorothy Gale. But outside the dreamland of Oz, it takes more than just clicking your heels to get your...
January 31, 2015 - 6:00am
January 30, 2015
Rural River Falls vehicular blaze quickly put out
A fire on-board a skid-steer loader being used with some fence-line clean up was snuffed out by a St. Croix County sheriff's deputy before 9...
January 30, 2015 - 10:45am
October 31, 2014
Odd/Even parking starts Nov. 1
River Falls residents may soon have to pay attention to where they park. City law requires odd/even parking on all city streets, every night between Nov. 1 and March 31, between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m., unless other "no parking" regulations are in effect. Odd/even parking means vehicles...
October 31, 2014 - 2:22pm
October 11, 2014
Designer Doors of River Falls: Revived, full speed ahead
When Kent Forsland sold his company Designer Doors to his employees in 2006, and retired in 2008, he thought he’d shut the door on his time...
October 11, 2014 - 5:00am
August 25, 2014
Parking permits needed for some streets near UWRF
The city of River Falls Residential Parking law goes into effect Sept. 1 and last through May 31 for Zones A and B. Zones A and B will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. These two zones – north of East Cascade Avenue -- require...
August 25, 2014 - 6:00am
August 20, 2014
Troy woman warns about reckless driving
At the Aug. 14 town of Troy meeting, resident Lisa Smith, 649 Tribute Parkway, expressed concern about drivers chronically speeding through her neighborhood. Smith said most drivers going “45 miles per hour or higher” live within the neighborhood. Smith, who said she...
August 20, 2014 - 8:48am
July 28, 2014
Noted local family reunites for a special anniversary
Dreams were made and memories relived as grandchildren of Roy and Clara Alton reunited in River Falls last weekend, July 19-20, with one family...
July 28, 2014 - 11:34am
July 17, 2014
Not everyone is happy, but Clifton winery gets liquor license
More than two-dozen residents sat elbow-to-elbow waiting July 1 to hear the Clifton Town Board’s decision regarding Shannon and Angela Zimmerman’s -- owners of Bellevinez Winery, LLC -- application for a Class B liquor license specific to wineries. Most of these residents attended...
July 17, 2014 - 9:35am