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Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Tech college alumni invited to become mentors
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
River Falls Public Library hosts open house
Overnight snows make Sunday fun for some
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 2-4
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/25/16 Special Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 12/13/16 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/25/16 Special Meeting Minutes
AMENDED FORECLOSURE: HSBC Bank v. Natalie R. Overbye; Case No. 12-CV-152
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Janet M. Barringer
Jack Bostrack, 85
Featured letter to the editor: Here's why I am so thankful for my dad
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
Featured reader letter
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Real Estate Showcase
October 20, 2016
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
Digging began earlier in the week and, in an Oct. 20 afternoon groundbreaking ceremony, kicked off officially for the building of the Allina...
October 20, 2016 - 3:56pm
August 18, 2016
You can come pig out for a good cause
The Kinnic Health and Rehab nursing home, 1663 E. Division St., will hold its 7th annual Community Pig Roast Fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. The public is invited for a free meal gathering that includes activities for kids, bouncy house, face painting, silent auction,...
August 18, 2016 - 10:08am
July 20, 2016
River Falls professor shares advanced cancer research
UW-River Falls biology Prof. Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored...
July 20, 2016 - 2:58pm
May 13, 2016
New medical clinic planned for River Falls
Allina Health has announced it has approved plans to construct a 13,500 square foot medical clinic in River Falls. The clinic will be located...
May 13, 2016 - 2:43pm
February 20, 2014
Clinic: Champion of hypertension control
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week recognized nine public and private practices and health systems across the country for success in achieving excellent rates of high blood pressure control. One of those recognized was in River Falls. The 2013 Million...
February 20, 2014 - 10:29am
July 9, 2013
Technicians sue hospital designer and builders
Claiming they have been exposed to excess radiation, four Hudson Hospital & Clinics technologists have filed a lawsuit against the architectural firm that designed the hospital and the construction company that built it 10 years ago. The computed tomography (CT) technicians say quarter-inch...
News/crime and courts
July 9, 2013 - 8:07am
July 18, 2012
Volunteers needed for cancer study
Area residents have the chance to be part of a nationwide cancer study that will help researchers understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle...
July 18, 2012 - 11:35am
October 5, 2009
Several hundred rally at State Capitol to legalize medical marijuana
Several hundred people attended a rally at the State Capitol Sunday for a bill to legalize marijuana to treat serious illnesses. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, and Sen. Jon Erpenbach, D-Waunakee, are sponsoring the measure. It would let patients or caregivers grow small amounts of...
October 5, 2009 - 9:07am
May 15, 2009
RIVER FALLS AREA HOSPITAL Ethan Scott Halvorson was born April 28, 2009, to Jennifer and Scott Halvorson of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Jackie Schaar of River Falls and Joan and Dick Halvorson of Altoona. Brianna Lorraine Schmitz was born April 28, 2009, to Lena...
May 15, 2009 - 1:10am
April 20, 2009
Use of free medical clinics on upswing
Wisconsin's free medical clinics are getting more popular, as more people lose their jobs and their health coverage. About 50 clinics in the state serve low-income and uninsured patients for free. Their coordinator, Linda Smith, said the clinic where she works in Menomonee Falls...
April 20, 2009 - 9:40am
January 19, 2009
Page named head of hospital
Alison Page of River Falls has been named interim CEO of Baldwin Area Medical Center. Her term will run from now until July 15. The decision...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2008
Harvest Moon Barn Dance to benefit free medical and dental clinics
The Kinnickinnic Health Foundation's annual Harvest Moon Barn Dance on Saturday, Oct. 4 will benefit the foundation's newly established "Access to Care Fund." "This fund will support programs that help people in our region access the health care services they need to get and stay...
August 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
RF clinic earns quality award
The River Falls Medical Clinic was recognized by the Buyers Health Care Action Group (BHCAG) for meeting cardiovascular care treatment goals established by the Minnesota Bridges to Excellence (BTE) guiding coalition, a multi-stakeholder group designing the first pay-for-performance...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Swift changes for new doctor
Within a month's time, she changed her job, house, marital status and last name. Dr. Carrie Torgerson began seeing patients at the River Falls Medical Clinic Friday and said she almost doesn't recognize herself when people call for "Dr. Torgerson." She married Kurt Torgerson last...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Been Thinking: What a difference a 'carb' makes
Last week I left the River Falls Medical Clinic with a big smile on my face. I had received the good news that I had reversed a medical condition that my favorite physician, Dr. Bob Johnson, had diagnosed in January: Type 2 diabetes. I was so happy, as was Dr. Johnson. I think he...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am