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New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
Nation's high court hears St. Croix County case (w/video)
crime and courts
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
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Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
March 17, 2017
St. Croix board not ready for prime-time phone voting
HUDSON — For key votes, should members of the St. Croix County Board be permitted to cast votes over the phone if they aren't present at the board's monthly meeting? That issue was debated Tuesday night, March 7, during the board's meeting. The problem arises when a so-called...
March 17, 2017 - 5:00am
February 20, 2017
St. Croix banquet honors the best in business
On the evening of Feb. 16, the St. Croix Econonic Development Corporation honored its 2016 business of the year winners at R&D Banquet Hall...
February 20, 2017 - 10:28am
February 6, 2017
College professor a finalist in fiction competition
When he's not teaching his students the art of creative writing or juggling his three kids at home, Dr. Joseph Rein writes. Rein, an assistant...
February 6, 2017 - 8:49am
January 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmaker raises concern over Walker welfare plan; winter weather to return; 8 more state news stories
A Wisconsin Senate Democrat says children could be hurt by Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand the work requirement to get food stamps. The Republican Walker held briefings in four cities Monday to explain his plan, which would extend the current 80 hour-per-month work or job training...
January 24, 2017 - 11:18am
January 12, 2017
Former Pierce HR director dies by suicide
A former Pierce County human resources manager died by suicide last week amidst an investigation for alleged misconduct in a position he took after leaving Ellsworth. Raymond "R.J." Weitz, 63, killed himself Dec. 29, Portage County Coroner Scott Rifleman confirmed last Thursday....
January 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 10, 2017
Authorities raid Star Prairie home
More than a pound of packaged pot, 20 marijuana plants and a handgun were seized over the weekend in Star Prairie, where a suspected drug dealer...
News/crime and courts
January 10, 2017 - 3:40pm
Variety of local grants available
The River Falls Community Foundation board of directors has announced they are now accepting grant applications for arts, education, the environment, human services and wellness programs and projects. Grants are awarded to nonprofit programs, projects and organizations that improve...
January 10, 2017 - 5:00am
September 20, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Unhappy customer arrested; vehicle vs. bull; cat thief; child bolts after temper tantrum
Deputies were called Sept. 12 to River City Metals, N3941 Highway 35, Prescott, for a disorderly man. Workers said the suspect took a swing at...
News/crime and courts
September 20, 2016 - 9:59am
August 24, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ditch trip; cable connections; warned not to shoot dogs
Deputies responded at 10:34 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, to W2812 Highway 29 in Spring Valley for a report of a man and a woman yelling in the ditch....
News/crime and courts
August 24, 2016 - 9:28am
August 22, 2016
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
St Croix Valley Master Gardeners will wind up its summer tours with a visit to Future Farm and Fuel LLC, at 2047 County Road E (north of Baldwin and west of Hwy. 63) for its Thursday, Aug. 25 meeting. Future Farm and Fuel represents a new system of growing produce for market in which...
August 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 16, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Unhappy at home; suspicious creepers; fair-goer strikes child with cane to obtain a better view
Deputies were called to a Spring Valley address on 410thStreet at 12:09 p.m. Aug. 8 because a juvenile was upset with living arrangements. Police...
News/crime and courts
August 16, 2016 - 10:22am
August 15, 2016
Kinnickinnic Town Hall security takes center stage
The Kinnickinnic Town Hall on County Road JJ is in need of a security update, according to the Town Board at its Aug. 2 meeting. “Indications of tampering,” improper use of the Town Hall’s recycling center, and concerns for the safety of those who work in the building led the...
August 15, 2016 - 9:53am
Clifton solicits bids for new town hall; referendum also on the way
The Clifton Town Board is soliciting bids for construction of a new town hall. Speaking at the Aug. 2 Clifton Town Board meeting, Supervisor Joe Rohl presented a Request for Proposal he'd drawn up for the building project. The RFP provides a step forward, following many months of...
August 15, 2016 - 8:38am
August 4, 2016
‘It was kind of heroic’
Clyde Hudson is presented with a citizen commendation by Police Chief Gordon Young and officer Chris Gottfredson during the regular City Counil...
August 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am