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June 9, 2010
<i>Debbie Griffin photo</i>
The Tille family prepares to thank volunteers and celebrate their quintuplets' first birthday. Parents Angela and Heath Tille, with 2 1/2-year-old daughter Meredith between them, hold their five babies -- left to right: Brooklyn, Alex, Lauren, Madeline and Emma.
Tilles celebrate five birthdays, volunteers
June 9, 2010 - 11:33am
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"Are you ready to sit in the driver's seat of a large dump truck, cement truck, road grader or 170-ton mobile crane? Or get behind the flight controls of a C-140 Air Force military transport plane or captain a Huey Army helicopter" asks Joe Covelli, who at his wife's urging founded the Touch-A-Truck for Kids event.
Big machines make for big fun
June 9, 2010 - 11:29am
June 8, 2010
Entry deadline soon for Pierce County Fair
June 8, 2010 - 12:59pm
Looking for summer singers
June 8, 2010 - 12:35pm
June 7, 2010
Couple finds love hurts
June 7, 2010 - 4:48pm
<i>Debbie Griffin photo</i>
River Falls High School Commencement 2010
Tassel time!
June 7, 2010 - 11:05am
<i>Debbie Griffin photo</i>
Local poet Thomas R. Smith and the cover from his latest book, "The Foot of the Rainbow."play button
Poet draws inspiration from everyday things, local life
June 7, 2010 - 10:43am
June 4, 2010
Just after 2 p.m. Friday a male pedestrian on the sidewalk of Main Street paused and looked around before saying, "What's everybody waiting for?" The answer was soon clear: More than two dozen cars and pickups carrying the high school class of 2010, as the seniors were let out early and did the traditional drive up and down Main Street before going on to honk their horns outside the other local schools. The seniors were greeted by many people waving and holding cameras downtown. High school commencement ...
Away they go!
June 4, 2010 - 3:29pm
Driver sought in hit-and-run accident with cyclist
June 4, 2010 - 10:51am
Local volunteer Les "Slim" Ray (wearing cowboy hat) leads an excited special-needs student on a few rides around the indoor arena at Double K Acres in the town of Kinnickinnic, where the Giskes host the Walk-On Therapeutic Riding program.
Rhythm of the ride; special-needs kids benefit from local program
June 4, 2010 - 10:32am
June 3, 2010
Gardens dedicated
June 3, 2010 - 10:31am
Town resident calls fire, ambulance bills a mistake
June 3, 2010 - 9:41am
June 2, 2010
<i>Phil Pfuehler photo</i>
Many gathered curbside along North Main and East Division streets to watch the parade of Scouts, American Legion Color Guard, River Falls Ambassadors and the high school marching band make their way from Legion Hall to Greenwood Cemetery, where an estimated crowd of about 1,000 people poured in for THE May 31 Memorial Day program.
Marching in memoriam
June 2, 2010 - 4:01pm
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The 4,200-member Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin announced the news at its 111th state convention in Madison during early May: IIAW selected local agent Steve Leitch, principal of Leitch Insurance Agency, as its 2010 Agent of the Year. Pictured left is IIAW Presient Mark Truyman presenting the award to Leitch.
Insurance peers honor local agent
June 2, 2010 - 3:47pm
June 1, 2010
Antique saw brings down new tree at City Hall
June 1, 2010 - 4:26pm