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Fake IDs remain problem for bars, liquor stores
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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
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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
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
April 14, 2013
Kinnickinnic: Back to zoning, new liquor law
Supervisor Bill Gnatzig told Kinnickinnic town board members at the April 8 meeting that maybe they were too hasty about not opting out of St. Croix County zoning. Gnatzig and Town Board Chairman Roger Van Beek attended a meeting in the town of Warren. They learned of other municipalities...
April 14, 2013 - 2:56pm
Merits of liquor law ignites gun club debate
When Scott Andrzejczak applied for a liquor license to open a winery back in October, he probably never dreamed it would spark debate, confusion and discord that would linger for months. While trying to hammer out a liquor license law at the March 5 Kinnickinnic Town Board meeting,...
March 14, 2013 - 9:07am
January 21, 2013
Former city administrator's book brings boat-racing era to life
When Bernie Van Osdale retired from his job as River Falls city administrator late in 2008, he said he was bound for more time with his boats,...
January 21, 2013 - 10:04am
January 18, 2013
Kinnickinnic considers need for liquor licensing law
Kinnickinnic Town Board members spent most of their regular meeting Jan. 8 debating whether any business applying for a liquor license should be zoned commercial or not. Scott and Julie Andrzejczak, 1105 Coulee Trail, plan to open a vineyard and winery called 65 Vines at that address....
January 18, 2013 - 9:08am
September 25, 2012
Potluck barn party Saturday evening
The ninth annual Potluck Barn Party will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Williams Barn, 263 Liberty Road. The free event will feature...
September 25, 2012 - 9:39am
September 14, 2012
Driveway easement upsets resident
A dispute between neighbors brought curious and concerned residents to the Kinnickinnic Town Board meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 4. The dispute involved Town Board Supervisor Dave Nelson -- who stepped aside from his board duties during the discussion -- and resident Don Jackelen,...
September 14, 2012 - 2:07pm
August 30, 2012
Letter: Your recipes will be for the history books
The Kinnickinnic Historical Association is collecting recipes from Kinnickinnic area former and present residents to have a multi-generation cookbook and pages of historical information about the historic Kinnickinnic Church. KHA is looking for a minimum of 200 recipes to include...
August 30, 2012 - 10:05am
August 23, 2012
Letter: Historic church still going strong; you can be a part of it
On Sunday, Aug. 5, the Kinnickinnic Historic Church hosted its annual ice cream social as it does every first Sunday in August. Everyone was invited to enjoy pie and cake and ice cream, to hear live music from the church's antique pump organ and local musicians, and to share the...
August 23, 2012 - 9:03am
May 16, 2012
Letter: Zero tolerance for those who mess up our countryside
Illegal waste dumping in the town of Kinnickinnic seems to be getting worse. Last month, the town paid over $230 to dispose of old tires found in various places. I am getting tired of old tires -- road ditches and the recycling center are not intended to accept this type of material....
May 16, 2012 - 2:41pm
March 8, 2012
Letter: Kinnickinnic: Check how your money's being spent
The bills from the town of Kinnickinnic's engineering firm seem excessive to me, although they are ok'd without discussion by our Town Board. Years ago when the town first discussed hiring an engineering firm, the beauty in it was supposed to lie in the fact that the developers...
March 8, 2012 - 8:48am
Letter: These two are looking out for Kinni taxpayers
Thanks to Candace Bettendorf's relentless efforts, Kinnickinnic now receives properly itemized bills from its attorney. We hope the Town Board will ask its engineer SEH to apply that same professionalism to the thousands of dollars it charges the town each month. That firm must...
March 8, 2012 - 8:46am
February 17, 2012
Coach assists Special Olympians
Jason Swavely, Hudson varsity boys' basketball coach, hosted a basketball skills mini-camp for the Kinnickinnic Special Olympics Saturday, Jan....
February 17, 2012 - 10:16am
February 16, 2012
Updated: Cars collide in rural River Falls; teenager cited
Two vehicles crashed at the intersection of County Road JJ and County Road M in the town of Kinnickinnic at 8 a.m. this morning, Thursday, Feb....
February 16, 2012 - 9:16am
December 30, 2011
Artist fuses glass, heat to create 'dance' vision
When town of Kinnickinnic artist Bonnie Rubinstein creates a piece of fused-glass artwork, the vision might be for something as big as 20 feet...
December 30, 2011 - 10:58am
December 29, 2011
Kinnickinnic area man prepares to run for town board
Al Zeitz, 475 Valley View, has taken out nomination papers to run for Supervisor No. 4 on the Kinnickinnic Town Board. His papers, like those of any other candidate, must be returned with the required signatures by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. Zeitz is poised to try to succeed incumbent...
December 29, 2011 - 1:15pm