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Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Police Beat: Shoplifters try to wear it well; another Pokemon excuse
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
August 14, 2015
County to utilize CodeRED emergency notification system
The St. Croix County Emergency Support Services Department, recently implemented the CodeRED mass notification system as part of its total 911 and emergency communications upgrade. The CodeRED alert system, which went live Aug. 1 will allow the county to quickly deliver alerts of...
August 14, 2015 - 12:31pm
June 28, 2015
Proposal would expand loop trailhead near new bridge
A St. Croix Crossing Loop Trail starting point would have a little extra room to breathe — and space to grow — under a proposal backed last week by a key panel. St. Croix County Board members will vote July 7 on a recommendation to acquire private land that will help enhance...
June 28, 2015 - 11:17am
June 21, 2015
Town Troy determines road repairs, fire call
The Troy Town Board discussed the problem intersection of Glen Ridge and Glover Roads at its June 11 regular meeting. The intersection gets slippery in the winter and can be hard to get going after stopping, explained Town Board Supervisor David Hense. “That’s where the...
June 21, 2015 - 11:49am
June 5, 2015
Bison herd arrives in Afton June 6
On Saturday, June 6, the Belwin Conservancy is hosting its seventh bison release. Guests will experience the energy as a herd of about 30 bison...
June 5, 2015 - 11:53am
Cops called to remove, relocate a snapper
River Falls police were called to deal with a snapping turtle on Thursday, June 4. The female snapper was picked up from a flower bed of an...
June 5, 2015 - 11:06am
May 31, 2015
St. Croix begins looking at ways to pay for overdue 911 updates
HUDSON – St. Croix County supervisors were told last week that the second phase of updating the county’s 911 system will cost more than rough estimates, and because the county has committed to bond issues for the new Health Center, paying for the update will be tricky. “We...
News/crime and courts
May 31, 2015 - 6:00am
April 14, 2015
Concerns flow as Little Falls Lake project nears
Jim Laird treasures his commanding view of Little Falls Lake. A bay window at his home opens up a nearpanoramic view of the lake, from which...
April 14, 2015 - 11:03am
April 13, 2015
Memory cafes: a place to find common ground
A memory café is like any other café in a lot of respects. It is a place to go when getting out of the house sounds like a good idea. It is...
April 13, 2015 - 3:46pm
UWRF student team wins $25,000 at Big Idea Tournament
A small packet of soap has led to very big things for three UW-River Falls students and aspiring entrepreneurs. Eric Wenz, a senior from Hudson...
April 13, 2015 - 12:34pm
March 20, 2015
Bourget, Seidl seek area appellate court seat
When voters head to the polls, they have a choice in the judge that joins the District III Court of Appeals. Mark Seidl, a Wausau private-practice...
March 20, 2015 - 10:44am
March 5, 2015
Shelter’s new director says her passion is heartfelt
Alena Taylor seemed almost destined to become the new director of Turningpoint domestic abuse shelter in River Falls. She puts it this way:...
March 5, 2015 - 1:00pm
March 3, 2015
Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
Wisconsin entrepreneurs, inventors and creative thinkers are encouraged to submit their products, services or organizations for recognition at...
March 3, 2015 - 9:41am
February 12, 2015
Area organizations reach out to those in need
River Falls resident Carrie Kittleson said she wouldn’t be where she is now without the help of several nonprofit organizations that helped her go from homelessness to independence. Click here to read more about Kittleson’s story. There are many nonprofits and many programs...
February 12, 2015 - 9:03am
January 29, 2015
St. Croix Crossing rises
Massive is the adjective that comes to mind when viewing the St. Croix Crossing Bridge from the construction site. The new four-lane bridge...
January 29, 2015 - 9:01am
January 28, 2015
Gathering at library talks social justice
A group of people gathered in the River Falls Public Library's downstairs meeting room Tuesday evening to discuss social justice. The public...
January 28, 2015 - 11:15am