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Her Main Street studio is a childhood dream come true
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
Hoberg: He served country and kept on and on serving
Major construction shows commitment
Family of 4 pays estimated $25K for health care; UW 'jobs for life' back under fire; voting laws to stand in August; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Klimpke breaks 49 year-old long jump mark
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Kayaking the Kinnickinnic
Fly Fishing Clinic set for June 4
Walk with a doc, Dr. Miller that is, and improve your health
Legion's resurgence: Come out for Memorial Day in River Falls
Weekend Happenings: May 27-29
'Going for the Gold at the Pierce County Fair' this year’s theme
St. Croix Valley Foundation Leaders Forum: building dementia-friendly communities
Featured photo: Baby birds
arts and entertainment
John Howard, Sr., 89
Michael D. Mohs, 78
Jerome A. Donatell, 72
Gladys B. O'Connell, 89
Paul K. Barkla, 83
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Featured column: As I See It: Connect the dots: Go green, go sidewalks
Featured column: Superintendent's Corner: Educator shortage is a growing concern and impossible to ignore
Real Estate Showcase
March 14, 2010
Relay goes for gold
The 2010 Relay for Life of Pierce County gets started at 6 p.m. Friday, March 26, at River Falls High School. This year's theme: Olympic Relay,...
health / events / Life
March 14, 2010 - 1:13pm
March 4, 2010
Lamb skates to 15th at Olympic games
River Falls native Maria Lamb overcame an injury suffered during training to finish 15th in the Ladies' 5,000-meter speed skating event last...
March 4, 2010 - 8:34am
February 25, 2010
Lamb skates to 15th at Olympic Games
River Falls native Maria Lamb finished 15th in the Ladies' 5,000-meter speed skating event with a time of 7 minutes, 25.15 seconds at the Richmond Olympic Oval Wednesday in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic captured the gold medal with...
sports / News
February 25, 2010 - 10:24am
February 3, 2010
From Olympian to stay-at-home mom
Karyn Bye-Dietz watched the dozen or so neighborhood kids skating on her homemade rink in the town of Troy Saturday afternoon and smiled. "I...
February 3, 2010 - 12:07pm
January 7, 2010
The BlackCats U14 girls' hockey team had a special visitor during its Ponytail Tournament over the weekend when two-time Olympic hockey player...
January 7, 2010 - 8:59am
August 22, 2008
Phelps to be honored when Badgers meet Wolverines in Ann Arbor
Fans will likely be in a festive mood when Wisconsin travels to Michigan Sept. 27 for a Big Ten Conference game. The rivalry between the two conference powers is enough to get the Ann Arbor crowd fired up, but Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps will be honored for his eight gold medals,...
August 22, 2008 - 9:00am
August 20, 2008
Wisconsin wrestler out at Olympics
Wisconsin's Ben Askren is out of the freestyle wrestling competition at the Olympics. Askren was defeated by Ivan Fundora of Cuba in a second round match, 3-1, 4-0. He told reporters his dreams were "crushed" by his defeat. Askren is from Hartland. He was a two-time NCAA champ...
August 20, 2008 - 9:00am
August 19, 2008
Redd helps U.S. rout Germany at Olympics
Former Marquette star Dwayne Wade scored 10 points as the U.S. basketball team routed Germany 106-57 at the 2008 Olympics. Neither Wade nor Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Redd started for the U.S. team in the runaway, but the game was never close. Redd only hit one-of-nine...
August 19, 2008 - 9:00am
August 15, 2008
Fox Point swimmer fails to make 50-meter finals in Beijing
At the Olympics, Garrett Weber-Gale of Fox Point failed to make the finals of the 50-meter freestyle in swimming. He placed sixth in his semi-final Thursday night, with a time of 22.08 seconds. It was the second time Weber-Gale lost in the semis of an individual event, after winning...
August 15, 2008 - 9:00am
Olympians take their mark
Many in River Falls will tune in to see what happens during the 2008 Olympic Summer Games, that special time every four years when the world's elite athletes compete. Gold medal winners come away with the ultimate in coveted titles. The Olympic symbols, five rings of matching dimension...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Wisconsin gymnast competes on broken ankle to help U.S. to silver
Chellsie Memmel of West Allis competed on a broken right ankle Tuesday night, as she helped the U.S. women's gymnastics team take second at the Beijing Olympics. Memmel nailed her only event, the uneven bars, with a solid score of 15-point-seven-two-five. She injured the...
August 13, 2008 - 9:00am
August 12, 2008
Wisconsin Olympians have busy day ahead
Wisconsinites have a busy schedule this morning (Tuesday) at the Beijing Olympics. It started at 3 a.m. Central Standard Time, when former Badgers Beau Hoopman and Micah Boyd competed in a second-chance event in the rowing men's eight. Garrett Weber-Gale of Fox Point was to swim...
August 12, 2008 - 9:00am
August 7, 2008
Second Hamm brother drops off Olympic team
Gymnast Morgan Hamm of Waukesha has withdrawn from the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team. He said his left ankle was bothering him for a year and it got worse since he arrived in Beijing last week. Hamm said the ankle did not respond well after his podium training Wednesday. He says...
August 7, 2008 - 9:00am
August 1, 2008
Incoming RFHS frosh shines at Junior Olympics
Aislinn Pomfret, who will be a freshman at River Falls High School this fall, ran the third leg for the Team Woodbury (Minn.) 4 X 800 meter relay team that earned an eighth place medal at the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic National Championships July 22-27 in Omaha, Neb. Aislinn,...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Other Hamm brother will keep Olympic spot
Morgan Hamm of Waukesha will keep his spot on the U.S. Olympic men's gymnastics team. The International Gymnastics Federation will not appeal a ruling by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. It said Hamm could compete in the Games at Beijing, despite testing positive for an anti-inflammatory...
July 30, 2008 - 9:00am