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Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
UWRF professor’s new rose a winner
Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
crime and courts
Wildcat gymnasts heading to state; girls regional hoops champs
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Get a look at the stars
Dignity quilts donated
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
Theater group teaches kids about electricity
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Glen Park Bridge Rail Panels
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./16/15 Public Hearing re: Moody Rezone Request
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./5/15 Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Sonja C. Johnson
Dylan J. Denk, 22
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
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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...
life / health
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 was just announced by the BAMC Board of Trustees. In a statement, the board said it was "happy to have Alison lead the Baldwin Area Medical...
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