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Two-day hunter education course offered
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Getting in the swing, keeping it local
New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
crime and courts
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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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
Real Estate Showcase
July 22, 2015
Preserving history in Martell: Committee gets old schoolhouse running
For people like Francine Rudesill, preserving the Old Martell Schoolhouse is about more than just preserving history. The lifetime resident...
July 22, 2015 - 1:56pm
July 10, 2015
UPDATE: Old Martell grocery store fire cause undetermined (+ video)
Fire heavily damaged a vintage Pierce County building -- the former Martell grocery store -- early Thursday evening. Owner Dan Knutson, who...
July 10, 2015 - 10:24am
June 19, 2015
Plum City man injured in town of Martell crash
A Pierce County man was hospitalized Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 63 in the town of Martell. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, 28-year-old Joshua Larson, was on Highway 63 near 850th Avenue at 6:35 a.m. when he lost control...
June 19, 2015 - 11:30am
February 7, 2014
UPDATE: Two-vehicle accident with injuries on Hwy. 63
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident with injuries took place just at 12 p.m. Friday in the Pierce County town of Martell just north of Lawton. Barbara...
February 7, 2014 - 2:06pm
November 21, 2013
Rural couple wonders if graffiti was aimed at them
About three weeks ago as she drove to pick up a friend and then head to an artists’ meeting in St. Paul, Deana Pass saw the symbol on the back of a stop sign. Two weeks later she saw the second one on a stop sign much closer to her town of Martell home. The drawings -- crudely...
November 21, 2013 - 9:35am
August 10, 2013
Two-vehicle accident leads to rollover, injuries
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident led to an injury late Friday afternoon at the north intersection of Hwys. 29 and 63 in Martell Township. A...
August 10, 2013 - 6:02pm
August 29, 2012
Martell School garage sale Saturday
MARTELL--A garage sale will be going on at the Martell School this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This will be the second day of the fundraising...
August 29, 2012 - 10:00am
July 2, 2012
Nelson descendants plan family reunion
The descendants of Andreas and Sonne Nelson, pioneer Norwegian settlers in the Martell area, will celebrate their heritage with a family reunion...
July 2, 2012 - 4:05pm
April 25, 2012
Benefit for breast cancer patient April 28
A benefit event for Sarah Wilson-Freeland will be held this Saturday at the El Paso Bar and Grill, W4277 CTH G, Ellsworth. The event will feature...
April 25, 2012 - 10:38am
February 1, 2012
Letter: So many people gave me comfort while I grieved
I would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and affection my family is still receiving after the loss of my son, Joe Fern. There was a very large turnout at his funeral. What a great tribute it was to Joe and what a wonderful acknowledgement to the kind of person he...
February 1, 2012 - 3:17pm
August 26, 2011
Wow: Same shop, same flowers, same love
In 1946, Ed Hanson bought his wife Betty yellow roses for their wedding at Pearson Florist & Greenhouse in River Falls. On Aug. 17 of 2011, Hanson bought yellow roses from Pearson Florist for his wife for their 65th wedding anniversary. In a world of frequent divorces, Ed and...
August 26, 2011 - 3:00pm
May 9, 2011
Women's expo offers full day of activities
Area women are invited to a day of entertainment, health and financial advice, rich desserts and shopping when a local group holds an Expo Fundraiser...
May 9, 2011 - 4:23pm
April 28, 2011
Letter: Governor is corrupting Wisconsin politics
Scott Walker is proving to be the most divisive Wisconsin governor in my lifetime. Our state used to have a nationwide reputation for clean government. Every week it seems there is more news about his mischief. We had the union-busting bill. Then the appointment of Senate leader...
April 28, 2011 - 12:27pm
March 18, 2011
Letter: Harsdorf has sold out her constituents: Bring her home
Sheila Harsdorf's vote to strip public unions of bargaining rights is one step by Republicans to silence dissent, dismantle good state government and reap profits for out-of-state billionaires under the smokescreen of deficit reduction. The vote is proof that Gov. Walker's and the...
March 18, 2011 - 8:23am
December 1, 2010
PC Historical Association seeks photos of general stores
By its very definition, the general store carried an inventory of a little bit of every item useful in a home. If the customer needed it, the...
December 1, 2010 - 10:53am