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New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
Nation's high court hears St. Croix County case (w/video)
crime and courts
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
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Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Earl R. Mack, 79
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
August 17, 2012
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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