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Congressman Kind: Cancel August recess, fix Highway Trust Fund
Heat advisory issued for the region; officials urge checking on neighbors at risk
UW-RF expert: Awareness, fast response helped contain deadly horse virus
Shoplifter can run but she can’t hide
Naked truth: It happens when police confront home intruder
crime and courts
Wild Side: Monarchs are in trouble; give them milkweed
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Weekend Happenings: July 18-20
RFAH recognized nationally
What they did was root out RF Days medallion
Still going strong
His burden has lifted, his long locks shorn
arts and entertainment
William L. Stoetzel, 70
Clyde Gunsallus, 90
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
Jeffrey L. Johnson, 52
Ronald A. Shafer, 77
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: July & August, 2014 Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
Days Gone By: 1974 Girl Scouts
April 2, 2009
Come for Earth Day presentation
Bill Christofferson, longtime Democratic campaign consultant, activist and author of "The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Sen. Gaylord Nelson," will speak about Earth Day and the late U.S. Wisconsin senator from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the River Falls Public Library. Christofferson...
April 2, 2009 - 12:20pm
March 18, 2009
Monthlong library presentation looks at climate change effects on northwoods ecology
Starting Saturday and continuing through Thursday, April 26, the River Falls Public Library will host a number of events centered around the...
March 18, 2009 - 8:37am
March 5, 2009
Public hearings to be held on Doyle's budget; one in Eau Claire
The state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee will start hearing from Wisconsinites later this month about the governor's proposed state budget. The panel will hold day-long public hearings March 23 in Sparta, March 25 in West Allis, March 27 in Eau Claire, March 30 in Racine,...
March 5, 2009 - 9:00am
January 28, 2009
City applauds longtime worker
At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Don Richards called everyone's attention to the outstanding service of 30-year public works employee David Luka. He made streets signs, plowed roads wearing a Santa hat, maintained playgrounds and tended to several kinds of city infrastructure....
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Nomination paper problems for some State Superintendent candidates
Two of the five candidates for state public school superintendent have problems with their nomination papers. And if Lowell Holtz and Todd Price don't solve them by 5 p.m. Friday, they may not be on the ballot for the Feb. 17 primary. Both candidates said they had technical problems...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
College students learn records may be open, courtesy not a given
The goal of the experiment was to determine if local public records are truly accessible to ordinary citizens. Thirty-eight UW-River Falls students who took part in an open records aud3it learned the answer is nearly always yes. But that doesn't mean all area officials give up the...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
School enrollment dips, could spell trouble later
While the school district's long-range planning shows modest growth, the number of students attending River Falls public schools dropped by 28 this fall and stands at 2,948. "It was very much a surprise," admitted Finance Director Chad Smurawa, adding that state aid won't be cut...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
State AG wants laws changed to allow schools and police to share records
Wisconsin's attorney general says privacy laws need to be changed, so police and schools can share more information in the name of public safety. J.B. Van Hollen announced a series of proposals today (Wednesday) to a panel made up of state lawmakers and others concerned about school...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Competitors wanted for Flower Show
Have some fun at the River Falls Public Library Flower Show and take advantage of the beautiful bounty of summer flowers available in gardens and area roadsides. With classes for both adults and youth (age 14 and under) and several categories to choose from, everyone can get involved. The...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
RFC-TV 16 brings home seven awards
The Wisconsin Association of PEG (Public, Education, Government) Access Channels declared seven award winners from River Falls' cable station RFC-TV 16.
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Birds take over gallery; owls kick off event
Starting this weekend, birds take over the lower level display space at the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St. The newest free exhibit, "It's For the Birds," opens 2 p.m. Sunday, March 16, and continues through April 20. The exhibit's kickoff includes a visit from several...
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am