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River Falls Police: Never had a driver's license; Urinating on church lawn
UW-River Falls students raise $2,600 for Puerto Rico hurricane victims
Wisconsin roundup: Speaker Ryan denies retirement report; more state news briefs
Video: UWRF student surprised with semester scholarship
Gunshot incident investigated in River Falls
crime and courts
Murphy honored at UWGB
Gymnasts keep soaring
Basketball: Girls pick up first win
Falcon Roundup: 3 named All-Region football
Growth spurt: Cats start 2-0 in BRC
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/16/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/18/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
LAIRD YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION: 2017 Annual Report Available
Albert Gerald Timmerman
Russell L. Hinshaw
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Woodworking column: Rutabaga accomplishment not what it once was
Letters to the editor: Please do NOT relicense the dams; Consider John Calabrese
Viewpoint: Working for Wisconsin veterans
From this Perch: It's a wildfire!
Arts minded: Building creative care communities
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November 6, 2017
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
Before she died, Rita Mountain made two women promise they would continue the Christmas gift program she chaired for 17 years, and they will. But Tammy Pitzen and Terry Mithun asked Mountain's permission to rename the program in recognition of her frequent title for the people who...
November 6, 2017 - 7:15pm
September 18, 2017
Habitat, City ‘moving forward’ since July agreement
St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity is current on all its loan payments as of Tuesday, Sept. 12, after 13 months of no payments on a $400,000 loan from the city, according to Assistant City Administrator Julie Bergstrom. The loan was originally given to Habitat in 2012 to fund the...
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Kinni Corridor talks recreation, tourism, and economics
The River Falls Public Library's lower level meeting space was packed Thursday, Sept. 7 as the Kinni Corridor Project Committee hosted the final...
September 18, 2017 - 10:51am
March 20, 2017
Not giving up on them
When Jessica Schmitt's husband, Master Sgt. Derrick J. Schmitt, was disabled after his 22 1/2 years serving in the U.S. Air Force, she took an...
March 20, 2017 - 9:41am
February 16, 2017
Walker budget calls for more education funding
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker called for new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation last week to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican governor said the impact of Act 10 policies issued in 2011 have led to reinvestments in the state reflected in...
February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 10, 2017
Pillow talk: She's all action
Money isn't all that River Falls gives to a school in Ganthier, Haiti. Clothes, mostly handmade, get delivered from here to there for the school's students. The hand-sewn clothing is part of what's dubbed the "Pillowcase Project." It was launched two years ago by Judy Caflisch and...
February 10, 2017 - 4:02pm
December 12, 2016
Classic pen-and-ink drawings now for sale
The River Falls branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is reissuing note cards featuring the pen and ink drawings of past...
December 12, 2016 - 5:00am
December 8, 2016
River Falls finance director goes beyond the numbers
Hammond resident Al Rolek now has a much shorter drive to work. Formerly employed in the Minneapolis metro area, Rolek is the new finance director for the city of River Falls. The commute to River Falls is much nicer than the drive to the Twin Cities, Rolek said. And so far, everything...
December 8, 2016 - 8:51am
November 30, 2016
City's new budget sets aside money for Glen Park, power substation, river corridor
The city is planning ahead for major projects, maintenance, and staffing. The 2017-18 budget, passed during the City Council’s regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, is the city’s second two-year budget plan, though the budget and levy are still approved annually, per state law. The...
November 30, 2016 - 11:09am
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
As we head into December, the Sharing Families Project is making a plea for sponsors for families it aims to help this holiday season.
November 30, 2016 - 9:41am
November 23, 2016
Night out for parents offered as RFHS class holds fundraiser
A group of River Falls High School students will travel to Italy and France next June with their art teacher Gina Pedriana-Basche. The 15 students...
November 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 21, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
November 16, 2016
Holiday and giving moods naturally blend
Less than a week before Thanksgiving Day, Salvation Army volunteers will be at three storefronts in River Falls, ringing bells to tempt people...
November 16, 2016 - 1:07pm
October 28, 2016
Let it shine: For those in need, students strive for consistency
River Falls High School students have long been able to help each other via a club called S.O.S. -- Students Offering Support. The S.O.S. club...
October 28, 2016 - 5:00am
October 13, 2016
UWRF group donates to Turningpoint
Graduate students and faculty/staff from the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UW-River Falls recently donated over $300...
October 13, 2016 - 2:28pm