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Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Highway 65 crash south of Roberts
Fraud protection offered for county property owners
Congressman announces details for hunger/homelessness summit
crime and courts
Frisbie All-American, again
Wildcat gymnasts soar
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
These club members want kids to know that ‘Bird is the Word’
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
Marketing students raise funds for ARC
Church ‘jazzes’ things up to raise money for building
Happy birthday, Jesus
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo Bank v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-12 (Renewing Room Tax)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bruce A. Johnson Estate; Case No. 14PR66
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Public Notice - NO COUNCIL MEETING Dec. 23, 2014
Timothy Teeter, 54
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Ray D. Heilborn, 90
Bernice E. Yoder, 79
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
Get Out! Deals
Prescott: Insurance scams against elderly, chief advises awareness
The Prescott Police Department has received complaints over attempts to defraud elderly city residents of money. Chief Mike R. Bondarenko asked...
December 19, 2012 - 12:55pm
December 14, 2012
Bank backs Secret Santa
First National Bank of River Falls-Prescott Office has supported the Prescott Secret Santa Program. At the bank, employees annually participate in an "I Made a Difference" campaign. They raise funds in a number of ways, but one of the most popular is making a donation to be able to...
December 14, 2012 - 9:54am
December 5, 2012
Prescott PD collecting for the needy
The Prescott Police Department will again collect gifts for donation to needy families this Christmas. Gifts can be left under the Christmas tree in the lobby at the police department at 1601 Pine St. during business hours from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The last day...
December 5, 2012 - 8:37am
October 9, 2012
Ptacek's celebrates 100 years in Prescott with a world record
PRESCOTT - Prescott is about to become famous for cooking the world's largest bratwurst. A 52-foot, two-inch sausage was grilled up and served at a charity fundraiser during the weekend. Pat Ptacek, whose family owns the Prescott IGA grocery store, came up with the super-long brat...
news / food
October 9, 2012 - 11:35am
October 8, 2012
Talk and tour with four river mayors
Mayors of River Falls, Afton, Hastings and Prescott will hold workshops and tours in the area on Friday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m.
news / outdoors
October 8, 2012 - 9:44am
October 3, 2012
Family Fun Day at Have-a-Heart Oct. 7
Looking for some family fun? Mark your calendars for Family Fun Day at Have A Heart Inc. on Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities include children's games and live music, free food will be offered. Have a Heart Farm is located on Hwy. 29 between River Falls and Prescott. Food, children's...
events / life
October 3, 2012 - 9:31am
September 26, 2012
Benefit for Prescott's Kelly Geister Saturday
A benefit for Kelly Geister will be held from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at The Ridge Top (formerly Franke's and The Virginian), located...
September 26, 2012 - 5:00pm
Ptacek's celebrates 100th on Oct. 6, hopes to break brat record
PRESCOTT-- The World Record Academy will be notified after October 6, when Ptacek's IGA grocery store hosts its annual Octoberfest, but this year they are also celebrating their 100 year anniversary. As one of the last standing independent grocery stores in Wisconsin, Ptacek's holds...
business / / food
September 26, 2012 - 9:55am
September 7, 2012
UPDATE: Prescott bank robbery - Masked suspect flees on bicycle
PRESCOTT - On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:46 pm, the M&I Bank at 1049 Campbell Street in Prescott was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash. A single individual dressed in camouflage and wearing a mask entered the bank and demanded money from two tellers and a customer. No...
September 7, 2012 - 5:18pm
UPDATE: Outdoor fire ban continues for River Falls area
River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson says that even with the recent light rains, conditions remain dry and the fire ban for the area will continue.
September 7, 2012 - 2:15pm
M & I Prescott bank robbed
PRESCOTT -- An individual dressed in a camouflage coat,hood and a black bandana reportedly robbed a Prescott bank about 12:40 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7, and was last seen leaving the area on foot. Pierce County authorities were alerted to the robbery when an individual, visiting a drive-up...
September 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 12, 2012
Pierce County teams win WBA playoff openers, Ellsworth plays River Falls today
Pierce County's St. Croix Valley League teams all won their first Wisconsin Baseball Association Saturday afternoon. At Osceola's Okey Park, Ellsworth overturned a 4-3 deficit with a two-run blast from J.P. Paulson which as the Hubbers beat the Eau Claire Bears 8-4. Paulson took...
August 12, 2012 - 8:15am
August 10, 2012
O'Boyle lays out his case for another term
PRESCOTT - What was hoped to be a debate between the two candidates for Pierce County District Attorney Thursday at Prescott Kiwanis never materialized. Incumbent John O'Boyle showed up and spent his time talking about what the District Attorney's office does and outlined the reasons...
news / government
August 10, 2012 - 7:00am
August 2, 2012
On the Job: Russ Blasius
WESTconsin Credit Union is pleased to announce Russ Blasius as Office Vice President of the company's River Falls and Prescott locations. Blasius most recently held the same role at WESTconsin's New Richmond office, a position he's had since 2009. He assumes duties from longtime...
news / business /
August 2, 2012 - 12:39pm
August 1, 2012
School supply drives underway at credit unions
PRESCOTT--WESTconsin Credit Union offices are serving as community collection sites for school supply donations to help families throughout the...
August 1, 2012 - 10:33am