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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
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
April 17, 2008
Families encouraged to turn off their televisions April 21-27
River Falls Area Hospital encourages local families to take part in National Turn Off The TV Week Monday through Sunday, April 21-27. National Turn Off The TV Week is an annual event that encourages families to turn their televisions off and enjoy more physical activities instead....
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am