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Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
Hudson man accused of entering home, boat
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
crime and courts
Fish still kings in the North
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
River Falls Legion takes third in Mankato tournament
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Every person has a fair story
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 7/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/25/17 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/17 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/17/17, Case No. 17-CV-129, Valerie Sowa
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Amended Ad For Bids - 2017 Mill & Overlay
Jon K. Volkmann, 54
Amil E. "Jack" Bowen, 87
Corey B. Carlson, 36
Matthias Cremer Putzier
Ashley G. Speer, 24
Library Notes: Reading children's books is good for the soul
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
Letters to the editor
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
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August 21, 2015
River Falls school taxes are set to go up
Property values in the River Falls area are rising, on average, faster than the rest of Wisconsin. That rise will translate into less state aid for local schools, meaning local property taxpayers will make up the difference. At the school district’s Annual Meeting Monday night,...
August 21, 2015 - 6:00am
August 19, 2015
Senator talks student loan debt crisis at technical college gathering
Eau Claire -- Student loan debt scares Lindsey Matysik. The Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) student told U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.),...
August 19, 2015 - 4:40pm
July 30, 2015
More and more, River Falls is looking to the sun
River Falls Municipal Utility officials believe they have already put a lot of effort into energy sustainability. Now the utility is about to...
July 30, 2015 - 6:00am
June 26, 2015
Fun-loving group continues to play supporting role for those with cancer
Earlier this month, some 218 local and area people gathered to attend a Minnesota Twins vs. Milwaukee Brewers baseball game together. The event...
June 26, 2015 - 6:00am
June 24, 2015
St. Croix consultant advises revising pay charts, rethinking worth of pay for performance
HUDSON – The consultant hired to do a market study of St. Croix County employee salaries is recommending one main pay schedule and warned that the county jumped into its pay-for-performance plan prematurely. During her preliminary report to the County Board’s Administration...
June 24, 2015 - 4:00pm
April 22, 2015
‘Money is not speech’ group invites others to meet and join this cause
A public information session, including guest speaker Phyllis Rodin of St. Paul, a member of “Move to Amend,” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the lower level of the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St. Mary Emberger and her husband of River Falls are part...
April 22, 2015 - 12:52pm
March 26, 2015
River Falls school teacher stresses financial literacy
“I tell my students at the beginning of all my classes that everything I teach has real-world application,” says Chris Silver. Silver...
March 26, 2015 - 6:00am
March 9, 2015
AARP tax assistance available
AARP volunteers is offering tax assistance to older adults throughout St. Croix County. Assistance is offered on a first come, first served basis...
March 9, 2015 - 10:07am
February 27, 2015
They lend creative talents for Bowls event
Students at several River Falls schools have been getting their hands dirty for charity. At the Renaissance Academy, Anne Buchholz, has been...
February 27, 2015 - 6:00am
February 14, 2015
Gardening group looking for grant applicants
It may be February, but melting snow, robins and crocuses are right around the corner. The St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners Association’s (SCVMGA) grant committee awards up to $4,000 in community grants each year with individual grants being awarded up to $250 for the beautification...
February 14, 2015 - 9:00am
February 12, 2015
Down and out, River Falls woman says: ‘Go for it,’ follow your dreams
If you had told Carrie Kittleson four years ago that she’d be Globe University’s Star student of the year, she wouldn’t have believed you. Back...
February 12, 2015 - 9:05am
Area organizations reach out to those in need
River Falls resident Carrie Kittleson said she wouldn’t be where she is now without the help of several nonprofit organizations that helped her go from homelessness to independence. Click here to read more about Kittleson’s story. There are many nonprofits and many programs...
February 12, 2015 - 9:03am
February 6, 2015
River Falls, other area departments called to provide mutual aid for building blaze in Spring Valley
River Falls Fire Department was one of several area fire departments called to aid Spring Valley Fire Department in fighting a fire at Schmitt Timber Corporation, N8539 County Rd. B, in Spring Valley. The first call for Spring Valley Fire came through a little after 5 p.m. Friday,...
February 6, 2015 - 5:23pm
More cancer, daughter’s drug use and burglary leave ex-nurse at wits’ end
Lisa Burns had already gutted through a breast-cancer diagnosis, a radical mastectomy and eight rounds of chemotherapy in 2012. She’d coped...
February 6, 2015 - 6:00am
February 4, 2015
Big donation puts special River Falls playground closer to the finish line
The Tri Angels Playground committee of River Falls says that Royal Credit Union Foundation is joining the project as a “PILLAR” sponsor....
February 4, 2015 - 4:02pm