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Update: Teen crash victim ID'd, in critical condition
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. ice angler survives thin-ice incident; more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Attempted arson in Ellsworth; Gunshot reports
St. Croix County continuing transportation discussion
Ellsworth woman pleads guilty to embezzlement
crime and courts
RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9
Falcon Roundup: Men's hockey drops WIAC openers; Women's hoops snaps two-game skid
Basketball: Boys come up short in opener
Basketball: Girls searching for first W
Wrestling: Wildcats closing the gap
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
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 12/12/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TROY: 12/14/17 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: FCC Permit Application - WEVR Radio, River Falls, WI
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17Special Electors Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Personnel Committee Meeting
Russell L. Hinshaw
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Charles "Chuck" Frederick Morrow
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
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October 17, 2017
Maiden Rock man charged with sixth OWI
A Maiden Rock man told officers he had been out trapping gophers before being found asleep inside a vehicle parked in a field, where he was arrested...
October 17, 2017 - 10:47am
October 12, 2017
Wis. man charged with 15th alcohol-related offense
A revoked driver convicted 14 times of drunken driving crashed into a cage of propane tanks before being stopped by police, who found alcohol...
October 12, 2017 - 9:16am
October 10, 2017
OWI convict gets harsher sentence than bargained for
Wisconsin judges always get the final say in sentencing — including the power to override plea agreements between lawyers. A Pierce County...
October 10, 2017 - 2:57pm
September 20, 2017
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Metropolitan areas in Minnesota and Wisconsin have seen significant declines in the number of impaired driving offenses, but the rate of drunken...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Bart Bartos knew he needed to stop drinking. The River Falls-area man had already been convicted 10 times of impaired driving and was beginning...
September 20, 2017 - 11:06am
September 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Senator tries again for long revocations for repeat OWIs; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A public hearing will be held Tuesday on a Wisconsin bill to make repeat drunk drivers lose their licenses for at least 10 years....
September 5, 2017 - 9:52am
August 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man faces eighth OWI after motorized bike incident; gas pump prices to rise; 8 more state news stories
BLACK RIVER FALLS — A Jackson County Man is facing his eighth drunken driving offense — this one while operating on a motorized bike. The...
August 30, 2017 - 9:13am
July 31, 2017
Alcohol suspected in 2-vehicle Pierce County crash
An Ellsworth woman was arrested Saturday after a suspected alcohol-related crash that sent her and two others to the hospital. The Pierce County...
July 31, 2017 - 12:17pm
July 25, 2017
Man charged in Pierce County with ninth OWI
A man whose Minnesota driving privileges had been canceled was drinking vodka and hand-rolling a cigarette when he nearly struck a squad car...
July 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 5, 2017
Twin Cities man suspected of 10th OWI in Wisconsin
A Rosemount man was arrested on suspicion of his 10th drunken-driving offense Tuesday, July 4, in western Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Patrol...
July 5, 2017 - 8:33am
June 21, 2017
Ellsworth man charged with eighth OWI
A 54-year-old Ellsworth man was charged with his eighth drunken-driving offense this week after a River Falls traffic stop. Percy L. Lacey was...
June 21, 2017 - 6:01am
June 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Eleventh OWI conviction sends man to prison; 9 more state news stories
APPLETON — A Wisconsin man is going to prison for four- and a-half years for being drunk when he was involved in a car accident in downtown...
June 6, 2017 - 2:26pm
June 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Twin Cities residents injured in western Wis. motorcycle crash; 10 more state news stories
A Twin Cities man was suspected of criminal reckless driving in a Dunn County motorcycle crash that left him and a passenger injured. The Wisconsin...
June 5, 2017 - 8:54am
March 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Drunk drivers who kill other motorists in traffic crashes would have to spend at least five years in prison, in a bill set for a...
March 21, 2017 - 2:16pm
March 16, 2017
Roberts man suspected of 10th OWI
A loud music complaint led to a Roberts man's 10th drunken driving-related arrest — and his second since February. Shawn A. Harstad, 47, was charged Monday, March 13, with OWI-ninth offense. He was charged with the identical crime on Feb. 6. The most recent charge still reflects...
March 16, 2017 - 7:12pm