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Summer readers again on top at River Falls Library
UPDATED: Durand man hurt in 'cycle-car crash, Tuesday evening
UPDATE: Hager City teenager hospitalized after Thursday evening crash
Suspect and victim identified in Baldwin homicide
Candidate forum Oct. 7 will feature sheriff, senate candidates
crime and courts
Wildcats’ comeback falls short
Runners shine against Minnesota foes, invite at Milaca this weekend
Late TD lifts Cats over Warriors in BRC opener
Wild Side: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
Runners make a splash; RF Extreme meet hosts 13 teams in amphibious opener
Permann adds St. Paul’s to list of churches served
RF has 'pig' fun at Bacon Bash
Weekend Happenings: Sept. 12-15
Art on the Kinni 2014, more than A-OK
Expect pigs to fly at this weekend's Bacon Bash
arts and entertainment
Gerald F. Seifert, 82
Helen Muto, 87
James Grothe, 64
Joseph Score, 33
Alex P. Johnson, 20
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Notice to Bidders - 2014 Sanitary Sewer Rehab Project
FORECLOSURE:St. Croix Habitat for Humanity v. Ramell L. Dismond; Case 14CV86
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/26/14 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/7/14 Public Hearing - TID #4 Plan Amendment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/23/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By: 1959 Reunion
Editorial: Their next pay hike: Our call, and it’s long overdue
Editorial: Their next pay hike: Our call, and it’s long overdue
Days Gone By: Glass Valley Cemetery Walk this Sunday
Days Gone By: 1964 Golf "kids"
Ragnar Relay coming through this weekend
Ragnar Relay Great River, the 200-mile team relay that provides a scenic "run up the river" from Winona to Minneapolis along the Mississippi River, will send 324 teams and more than 3,400 runners through River Falls this weekend. Runners will take to the streets and trails of eastern...
August 17, 2012 - 8:39am
August 9, 2012
Bridge work in Hastings enters key phase
Construction continues and preparations are under way throughout the city in anticipation of a big couple days for the new bridge here. Crews...
August 9, 2012 - 2:24pm
Startup league picks RF for series event, pedals dual purpose
The Minnesota High School Cycling League chose the hillside trails of Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park as the location for an Oct. 6-7 event that is expected to bring about 500 people to River Falls and is the third race of the league's inaugural series. Gary Sjoquist started the...
sports / health / education
August 9, 2012 - 12:01pm
August 8, 2012
Ragnar Relay Aug. 17-18 from Winona to Mpls.
Ragnar Relay Great River, the 200-mile team relay providing a scenic "run up the river" from Winona (Minn.) to Minneapolis along the Mississippi River, announced a record number of attendees to the 2012 race, scheduled for Friday, Aug. 17, and Saturday, Aug. 18. Three hundred twenty-four...
August 8, 2012 - 10:10am
August 1, 2012
Bridge-collapse anniversary observed
Wednesday, Aug. 1 marks the 5th anniversary of the I-35 freeway bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed 13 people and injured a total of 145 people, drew emergency responders from many places, including western Wisconsin. Saint Croix EMS divers from Hudson made a number of rescues...
August 1, 2012 - 2:01pm
July 31, 2012
Hager City man would have faced murder charges had he not killed himself
Alan Sylte would face first-degree murder charges had he not killed himself after shooting a Lake City police officer who later died, the Wabasha County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety released the attorney's statement along with findings...
crime and courts / news
July 31, 2012 - 2:25pm
July 5, 2012
HDR to design St. Croix Crossing Bridge
The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation have selected the architectural and engineering firm HDR, with teaming partner Buckland & Taylor, to lead the design effort for the St. Croix Crossing bridge. The bridge, which will span the St. Croix River, will be located...
July 5, 2012 - 10:24am
June 28, 2012
Hastings bridge timetable advanced due to pact
Drivers in Hastings, Minn., get good news: the Minn. Hwy.
June 28, 2012 - 9:44am
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
June 20, 2012
Minnesota road closed after River Falls man's farm truck mishap
A Cottage Grove road was closed for a time Tuesday, June 19, after a semitrailer carrying grain stalled and then nearly tipped over. The stretch...
news / accidents
June 20, 2012 - 8:50am
May 25, 2012
Hastings man attacked while walking home; says attackers identified themselves as River Falls residents
Ask a Hastings resident why they like living here, and chances are you'll hear something about the small-town feel or strong sense of community. It feels friendly. It feels safe. But one Hastings family knows all too well that Hastings isn't immune to dangers often associated with...
May 25, 2012 - 8:15am
May 7, 2012
Girl Scouts pay tribute to local woman's efforts
A recognition event of area Girl Scouts drew a crowd of about 1,000 Saturday, April 21, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The event was part of the yearlong national celebration of Girl Scouts 2012 centennial anniversary.
May 7, 2012 - 9:20am
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday afternoon. Lise Sievers was returning from Africa and had connecting flights in Amsterdam and Detroit before officials quarantined her plane...
health / news
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
April 20, 2012
UPDATE: Authorities seek help in suspicious-death case
The afternoon of Thursday, April 19, the body of 38-year-old Sharon Christina Love was found in her Alexandria home and local law enforcement is asking for the public's help in locating a man who was last seen leaving Love's home. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 20, 2012 - 11:11am
Local rail group calls bus option laughable
Members of the Hudson-River Falls Area Rail Group blasted in a recent hearing, the Gateway Commission's plan for area transit to St. Paul. The...
April 20, 2012 - 9:33am