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Ma’am, we are your only option: Small-town white police officers
UPDATE: Wrecker driver struck, killed on I-94
Medical community prepares for Ebola
Marching band on top
UW-River Falls campus quiet despite threat
crime and courts
Wild about the Wildcats
Wildcat soccer advances to regional title game
Hudson keeps Little Brown Jug
Cats score homecoming win
Vikings-Packers Predictions - RiverTown Sports Roundup
Theater selling off costumes and props
Weekend Happenings: Oct. 14-19
She’s older, wiser and made a bloody difference
Featured photo: Car show
River Falls is part of bike drive collection
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 10/28/14 Public Test of Voting Equipment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/30/14 Joint Review Board Meeting re: TID #4
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/28/14 Public Test of Voting Equipment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/28/14 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-09 (Sewer Connection Fees)
John Arthur Dretsch, 51
Doris Mae Ptacek, 101
Rose E. Kennedy, 82
Leanne M. Nelson, 73
Days Gone By: Carl T. Johnson
Days Gone By: Campus School
Days Gone By
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June 19, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover
PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash. Authorities were notified of the accident, said to be just onto the Minnesota side of the crossing, at about 7:50...
news / accidents
June 19, 2013 - 8:01am
June 18, 2013
Brothers ditch bar tab, try to high tail it out of town
A 27-year-old rural River Falls man was buying shots and drinks for himself, his brother and patrons at The Corner Saloon, 128 N. Main St., last...
June 18, 2013 - 9:06am
June 14, 2013
River Falls teen hurt in car crash
Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured driver as Jonathan R. Meyer. He was driving a...
news / accidents
June 14, 2013 - 9:39am
June 13, 2013
UPDATE: Pierce County man in fair condition after foot gets stuck in lawnmower
Wednesday evening, June 12, a 32-year town of El Paso man overturned his John Deere lawnmower after swerving sharply to avoid hitting the family dog. His left leg was pinned under the mower deck. The man's mother came out to help free his leg. Ellsworth Ambulance medics arrived...
news / accidents
June 13, 2013 - 8:57am
Local firm keeps rolling in River Falls
When NCCM was forming in 2008, its owners were advised to locate a plant overseas where labor costs were cheap - Singapore, Vietnam, China. But...
news / business /
June 13, 2013 - 8:51am
June 12, 2013
When power fails, lines are down, cell phones jammed, ham radio can save the day
The SCVRA consists of amateur radio operators (or Hams as they are commonly known) from River Falls, Hudson, Baldwin, Hammond, New Richmond,...
June 12, 2013 - 3:12pm
Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors
A new shop on Main St. hopes to be featuring local vendors when it opens this October. Funktion Junktion will be moving into the space 2nd Chances...
news / business /
June 12, 2013 - 2:26pm
Rotary readers volunteer at local school
For the 12th year River Falls Rotary members have been volunteering weekly to help Westside Elementary students work on their reading skills through...
education / news
June 12, 2013 - 9:50am
RFC-TV 16 wins state awards
River Falls Community Television Channel 16 was recognized for outstanding programming by the Wisconsin Community Media at the 14th annual...
June 12, 2013 - 9:43am
Artists exhibit at River Falls library
The Saffron Collective's exhibit will run through July 6 at the River Falls Public Library. The collective is a group of four sculptural artists, Beth Andrews, Kiki Augustin, Moira Bateman, and Fernanda Sequeiros.
June 12, 2013 - 9:40am
Wisconsin is being told to prepare for a rare "derecho"
"Derecho" (deh-ray'-cho) is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers - but it could be before the week is out. A derecho is a strong...
June 12, 2013 - 9:27am
Waukesha County man was injured after he helped a turtle cross a road
A Waukesha County man paid dearly by helping a turtle cross a road. Sheriff's deputies said a school bus avoided hitting the turtle - but the vehicle struck and injured a 70-year-old Eagle man. It happened yesterday on Highway 59 near Eagle. Authorities said the bus driver slowed...
June 12, 2013 - 9:23am
The long winter and wet spring will make for a rough mosquito season
You may not have liked the snowy winter and rainy spring - but mosquitoes are loving it. UW Madison entomologist Phil Pelliterri says standing water in roadside ditches are prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes - some of which carry the West Nile Virus. In Green Bay, twice as much...
June 12, 2013 - 9:16am
June 11, 2013
Area TU chapter wins grant for Trimbelle restoration
The Hudson-based Kiap-TU-Wish chapter of Trout Unlimited has been awarded a $5,000 Embrace-A-Stream grant to help fund a continuing habitat restoration project on the Trimbelle River, off CTH W, about five miles south of River Falls. The chapter is calling the project "Bring Back...
news / outdoors
June 11, 2013 - 10:21am
Young local men jailed for weekend battery at Glen Park
A 16-year-old Hudson boy said he was beaten, pepper sprayed, knocked out and woke to find his bike stolen Saturday night, June 8, during an incident...
June 11, 2013 - 8:38am