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Wisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords; more state news stories
Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
UW-River Falls to host seminar on marketing livestock
Zimmerman: Reward teachers who perform, set good examples
Get to know the District 10 primary election candidates
crime and courts
Basketball: Girls pick up first win
Falcon Roundup: 3 named All-Region football
Growth spurt: Cats start 2-0 in BRC
Boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers light things up
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/16/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/18/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
LAIRD YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION: 2017 Annual Report Available
Albert Gerald Timmerman
Russell L. Hinshaw
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
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December 12, 2017
Update: Teen crash victim ID'd, in critical condition
TOWN OF MARTELL -- An 18-year-old man from Bay City was airlifted from the scene of a two-vehicle crash at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 in the town...
December 12, 2017 - 9:32am
June 29, 2017
Weather service: Tornado that hit Pierce County was EF-1
The National Weather Service confirmed what many eyewitnesses already knew — it was a tornado that struck Pierce County on Wednesday. Michelle...
June 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
June 28, 2017
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
TOWN OF MARTELL — At least one person was injured after a fast-developing storm produced a tornado that destroyed numerous buildings Wednesday,...
June 28, 2017 - 8:37pm
May 23, 2017
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
Many people brought items to River Falls' Spring Cleanup event May 8-13. But town of Martell resident Dana Pruitt had a different mission. He...
May 23, 2017 - 6:03am
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