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St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Highway 65 crash south of Roberts
Fraud protection offered for county property owners
Congressman announces details for hunger/homelessness summit
crime and courts
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
Recent season's buck harvest 8 percent behind last year, safest ever recorded; buck kill up in Pierce
Young man bags his first deer
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
Marketing students raise funds for ARC
Church ‘jazzes’ things up to raise money for building
Happy birthday, Jesus
Writer fictionalizes real-life dog characters for kids
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bruce A. Johnson Estate; Case No. 14PR66
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Public Notice - NO COUNCIL MEETING Dec. 23, 2014
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo Bank v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-12 (Renewing Room Tax)
Timothy Teeter, 54
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Ray D. Heilborn, 90
Bernice E. Yoder, 79
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
Get Out! Deals
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