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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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May 7, 2013
Westside Carnival a huge success
Families flocked to Westside Elementary School on May 4, for the annual Westside Carnival. The carnival included numerous games, wacky hair,...
May 7, 2013 - 2:55pm
December 16, 2012
2013 New Year's resolutions needed
We are asking readers to submit their hopes, dreams, and resolutions for 2013. They can be funny, poignant, inspiring, anything you want. We...
December 16, 2012 - 9:36am
November 25, 2011
UPDATED: Service is Tuesday for Alicia Bader
A memorial service for Alicia M. Bader, 25, will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29th at First Lutheran Church in New Richmond. Visitation...
November 25, 2011 - 8:22am
November 17, 2010
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November 17, 2010 - 2:37pm
April 24, 2009
Company rolls in new business
President and CEO of NCCM Brad Niccum explains, "We make high-tech rollers that go into production equipment." Vice President Mike Tasker said,...
April 24, 2009 - 1:44am
January 19, 2009
Reports say Packers have signed new defensive coordinator
Former NFL head coach Dom Capers will run the Green Bay Packer defense this fall. Newspapers in Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison cited...
January 19, 2009 - 9:00am
January 2, 2009
Rice Lake man dead after shooting wife
A Rice Lake area man died, after shooting at his wife early on New Year's Day. Margaret Krohn told authorities that her husband Gerald, 63, fired a shot at her and she hid in a bathroom where she heard another shot. Authorities later found Gerald Krohn dead in his bedroom with...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
Thousands take traditional plunge despite icy and windy conditions
Icy and windy conditions did not stop thousands of Wisconsinites from plunging into Lake Michigan on New Year's Day. Firefighters helped clear the ice at Jacksonport in Door County, where 750 people made the plunge. Organizer J.R. Jarosh said gale-force winds created the worst conditions...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
December 15, 2008
New car sales drop 37 percent across state in November
One analyst calls it brutal. Sales of new vehicles in Wisconsin were down almost 37 percent in November, compared to the same month a year ago. That's according to Reg Trak, a Waterloo company that keeps tabs on new vehicle registrations. Scott Quimby said new car sales were down...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Teen convicted of shooting principle won't get new trial
A judge says Eric Hainstock does not deserve a new trial for the murder of his high school principal in Cazenovia. Defense attorney Paul Bonnesen said Hainstock was not competent when he waived his rights and the incriminating statements he gave probably ruled out a conviction on...
December 4, 2008 - 9:00am
October 6, 2008
Doyle, Leinenkugel praise arrival of AMS to River Falls
Governor Jim Doyle on Monday praised the arrival of River Falls Air Motion Systems to western Wisconsin as "just the type of high-tech firm that...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
New teachers hired at private schools
Three new faces can be found smiling at St. Bridget Parish School, 135 E. Division St., this fall. Those smiles belong to Chanda McDonnell, Mary Gribble and Lisa Strub. Another set of three new teachers are becoming acquainted with students, staff and parents at Good Shepherd Christian...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Meet, greet new school staff
Fourteen new men and women have joined the school district's staff as school begins next week. Linda Berg, Hometown: Chippewa Falls College education: Graduated in 1984 from DePaul University in Chicago Family: My husband's name is Kyle. We have two children: Ivy, a 20-year-old...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
River Falls and Regional Events
RIVER FALLS EVENTS _______________________ 20-year class reunion planned The River Falls High School Class of 1988 will hold its 20-year class reunion beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Kilkarney Hills Gold Club. A Friday night gathering at Bo's 'N Mine will also be ...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
New home-based business aims to reduces stress, save time
Tiffany Little of River Falls says she's "...looking to help people with their home or business cleaning as well as add some organization to their lives." That's why she decided to open her own business called "Get Clean Get Organized." Little says statistics prove the average person...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am