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Testing to begin at new CVTC outdoor burn area
Helping your kids thrive in a digital age
UW-River Falls assistant professor awarded one of first Alfalfa Research Initiative Grants
'I thought I was going to lose my life,' MN woman recalls violent teen relationship
Standing up against hate
crime and courts
Netters tested in opener
Four aces at RFGC
Two Falcons earn USTFCCA honors
Wildcats edged on last second field goal
Something special here: Forde drawn back to RF to teach, coach
A never ending death spiral: SV Health & Rehab faces closure
John Doar History Trail celebration kicks off Thursday
It’s not too late to save SV Health and Rehab Center
Pierce County Fair Demolition Derby results
Les Izmoore to perform Aug. 24 in Hudson
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/17 Hearing re: Amend Cracked Barrel Winery Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: For Sale by Bid - Abandoned Vehicles
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/5/17 Hearing re: Rezone Request
PROBATE ORDER: Janine M. Ringdahl Estate; Case No. 17PR43
Yvonne Meents, 86
John Dusek, 72
Patrick D. Baumgartner, 74
Lucille M. Strom, 93
Roger E. Miner, Sr., 78
Letters: Twitter is NOT the platform; Water protection needs to be revisited
Woodworking: Pork! The other white meat
Viewpoint: Thank you, Wisconsin, for the beautiful gift
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
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August 19, 2017
City approves permit for town of RF sand mine
Both the city of River Falls and the town of River Falls recently approved a special use permit for a sand mining operation on land owned by Peterson Family Real Estate LLC. The land to be mined, W10322 Highway 29, is in the jurisdiction of both the town of River Falls and the city...
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am
June 16, 2017
St. Croix River bridge ceremony planned for Aug. 2
OAK PARK HEIGHTS, Minn. — The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new St. Croix River bridge will be 10 a.m. Aug. 2, but Minnesota Department...
June 16, 2017 - 10:44am
June 10, 2017
Women support women through Habitat event
Tara McCracken had never volunteered for a Habitat for Humanity Women Build event before. In fact, she had never volunteered for Habitat at all...
June 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2017
Business Notebook: Physical therapist earns certification; Everson and VonWald join Weichert Realtors
Carol Gardner, a physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, recently became a board-certified clinical specialist in women's...
June 7, 2017 - 11:07am
June 6, 2017
Time for a new stretch in RF walking paths
The network of pedestrian paths surrounding the Kinnickinnic River in River Falls is set to grow this summer—not once, but twice. City...
June 6, 2017 - 8:00am
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
The final inmate was apprehended Friday afternoon, May 26, after a transport van carrying nine prisoners was taken over.
News/crime and courts
May 26, 2017 - 11:49am
April 20, 2017
RF recognizes National Weather Awareness Week
The week of April 17-21 is National Weather Awareness Week. That included a statewide tornado drill held Thursday, April 20. Schools were asked to conduct tornado drills at 1:45 p.m. Families and second shift workers were asked to hold a drill at 6:45 p.m. In cases of severe weather,...
April 20, 2017 - 6:49pm
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