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Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
Puppy mill suspect charged with bail jumping
Falcon Center at UW-River Falls officially opens to public
UWRF named 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
crime and courts
Wildcats fall to Chippewa Falls
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Manville Quay Kenney, 66
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Viewpoint: Dam advocate group spreads misinformation at Kinni Corridor Tech Talk
Two worlds apart: The capital and the Great River Road
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
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Student drinkers: ‘Bill’ claims to know Greek alphabet; another tells officers they lack education
A 21-year-old UW-River Falls male student was found asleep behind the wheel of his idling pickup truck in a downtown alley after bar closing...
February 26, 2014 - 9:01am
April 6, 2010
Bonfire party not a good idea
Except for a few more drunk drivers, it was a fairly subdued week in River Falls policeland. Some college students did manage to add a little spice. Just before 3 a.m. last Thursday at a rental house at 913 S. Main St., several students were found gathered in their driveway, listening...
April 6, 2010 - 9:13am
March 30, 2010
Officer struck in face, college student charged with felony
Investigating a loud party complaint at 114 S. Fourth St. just before 2 a.m. Sunday turned into something bigger and more violent for two River Falls patrol officers. One of the tenants, a 19-year-old UW-River Falls student, refused to cooperate, allegedly banged a back door shut...
March 30, 2010 - 10:12am
March 4, 2010
Update: Cat feces used to start trailer blazes; teen boy accused
River Falls police say evidence points to a 16-year-old local boy as the one who set three recent minor blazes at Cudd's trailer court, 1450 S. Wasson Lane. The boy, who lives in a nearby apartment complex on Cemetery Road, allegedly set fire to cat feces inside a paper bag and left...
March 4, 2010 - 11:00am
February 9, 2010
Name calling, kiss and then a smack in the face
A 24-year-old New Richmond man was arrested for disorderly conduct on North Main Street at 2 a.m. Saturday for punching another man in the face as the two were being separated outside a bar. Inside the bar, the arrested man allegedly called the other man a "fag" and then kissed him...
February 9, 2010 - 9:32am
February 2, 2010
Burglar swipes TV; suspect still at large
River Falls police are seeking tips so they can catch the person who pried open a patio apartment door at 1164 Bartosh Lane late in the day Friday and stole a 42-inch plasma TV, two 12-inch subwoofers and some speaker amps. The apartment was locked at the time. The female tenant...
February 2, 2010 - 10:02am
January 18, 2010
Police deal with domestics, school misconduct
A 17-year-old boy was arrested for battery last week at a home on Eighth Street for allegedly swearing at his mother, then pushing her so that she fell on her infant son who sat on a bouncy chair on the floor. When the stepfather tried to restrain the teenager, the two toppled over...
January 18, 2010 - 3:16pm
October 27, 2009
Wife claims being attacked twice within hours
The wife of a 46-year-old local man said she was beaten twice in the same night by her husband - once when he came home jealous because he couldn't reach her by phone, and then a second time after being released from jail after the first attack. The couple lives in the new subdivision...
October 27, 2009 - 9:25am
October 19, 2009
More costly noises for downtown bar
The loud noise citations are piling up for Coach's Bar, 127 S. Main St. Again over the weekend, responding to a couple of complaints by upstairs tenants, a patrol officer gave the bar a fine. Coach's owner Logan Moon was away, so one of his employees left in charge got hit with the...
October 19, 2009 - 4:20pm
October 13, 2009
'Let me hear your body talk'
Those lyrics from the 1981 Olivia Newton-John hit, "Let's Get Physical," appear to have been played out on Main Street over the weekend. A young couple whom a River Falls patrol officer described as physically affectionate until they got "carried away" and bumped hard against a door...
October 13, 2009 - 9:05am
October 6, 2009
Man arrested for sexual assault of a child
Following an investigation, River Falls police arrested and jailed a 37-year-old local man Friday for sexually assaulting a child at the man's home this past summer. A county social worker assisted the alleged female victim while she was questioned. Various DNA samples were taken....
October 6, 2009 - 9:08am
September 29, 2009
Handcuffed, vodka-drinking student crashes through window
An 18-year-old UW-River Falls student from Baldwin was arrested a second time on campus late Saturday night and hospitalized after running through a plate-glass window at May Hall.
September 29, 2009 - 9:06am
August 3, 2009
Community meeting to explain about sex offender's presence
A 37-year-old man convicted in 2004 of sexually assaulting a small girl will be released from state prison later this month and return to live in his hometown of River Falls on Spring Street. He will remain on extended supervision for 15 years. River Falls Police Chief Roger Leque...
August 3, 2009 - 4:27pm
July 27, 2009
Computer thief has change of heart
It's not every day that a River Falls patrol officer is flagged down by a suspect wanting to turn himself in. But that's just what happened downtown after midnight Saturday.
July 27, 2009 - 4:23pm
July 8, 2009
Suspects sought in school arson
River Falls police are trying to find those responsible for setting fire to the northside dumpster area of Rocky Branch Elementary School just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.
July 8, 2009 - 12:51pm