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Safety is Hudson school district's No. 1 priority
Former basketball coach sentenced to prison
Charges: About 275 pounds of pot turned up in rural Baldwin
St Croix County Farm Bureau offers scholarships to county students
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly passes tax package that includes rebate measure; more state news stories
crime and courts
State Wrestling: Fuller, Williamson, Anderson reach final day
Falcon Roundup: Mens' hockey advances in WIAC Tourney; Women skaters blanked by Eau Claire
Boys' basketball: Cats streak to fifth straight
State Wrestling: RF's Fuller, Williamson reach semifinals
7 Blue team takes first in Fridley
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/27/18 Referendum Forum
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Glen Park Pavilion
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2018-03 (Annex Territory)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/27/18 COUNCIL MTG
NOTICE OF HEARING: Patrick J. Shankey, et al., vs. Chris Alvarado; Case 17SC1422
Right in your own backyard: Local products offer unique tastes
Escape Salon offers space rentals in Hudson
Falls Theatre to add second screen
Hudson Physicians is pleased to welcome Amy Antonich, Family Nurse Practitioner
Photos: Chamber celebrates Olympic style
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Carol E. Christianson
Vernon and Lucille Kelly
Pearl Elinor Olson
Margaret "Peggy" Kinney
David William Ruscher Sr.
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Woodworking column: Farmers have good reason to whine
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river falls city council
February 21, 2018
City prepares to make its 'dam' decision
The River Falls City Council is getting ready to make its final decision on whether or not to relicense the city's hydroelectric dams. In preparation...
February 21, 2018 - 8:00am
February 9, 2018
RF to hold primary for District 4 alderperson seat
One of the two candidates for River Falls' municipal judge seat has dropped out of the race, leaving Daniel Gorman the only candidate on the ballot for that position. The River Falls 2018 Spring Election candidates are as follows: Mayor Running for the mayor's position are Dan Toland...
February 9, 2018 - 11:26am
January 30, 2018
Who's running for local office in April?
As the filing deadline passed last week, contests developed for 14 of the 19 districts for St. Croix County Board and one contest for one district...
January 30, 2018 - 4:47pm
January 17, 2018
Utility Advisory Board stakes a stance on dam question
A crowd packed the River Falls City Council Chambers Monday, Jan. 15 during the River Falls Utility Advisory Board's regular meeting, with many...
January 17, 2018 - 9:00am
December 6, 2017
Local cable channels to stay on in RF, for now
A resolution to dissolve River Falls' two public-access cable channels sparked much discussion during the City Council's regular meeting Tuesday,...
December 6, 2017 - 8:00am
December 5, 2017
City budget set for 2018
The City of River Falls budget has officially been set at $41,829,197 for 2018, following approval by the City Council Tuesday, Nov. 28. This...
December 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
Council delays vote on housing project
Several community member and city council members spoke out against a resolution supporting the development of 70 units of housing at 700 S. Main St. The city was approached by Kansas-based development group Cohen-Esrey. The group asked for support of the proposed multifamily housing...
December 5, 2017 - 3:42pm
November 24, 2017
River Falls City Council briefs: Bids and budgets
The River Falls City Council took a first look at its 2018 budget during its regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14. The 2017-18 budget was reviewed in 2016 and again last month. No changes were recommended. The proposed levy amount is $6,222,000 for 2018. The total proposed budget for...
November 24, 2017 - 9:43am
June 22, 2017
River Falls council, district look to joint future
River Falls City Council and River Falls School Board members gathered Tuesday, June 13 for a joint meeting to share current developments and...
June 22, 2017 - 10:02am
June 2, 2017
Habitat in hot water with city loan
The River Falls City Council voted Tuesday, May 23, to allow the City Attorney and City Administrator to call a promissory note given to St....
June 2, 2017 - 8:00am
April 8, 2017
Council plans for Glen Park renovations
The City of River Falls is continuing to move forward with plans to enact changes to Glen Park, which are laid out in the city's parks master plan. During its March 28 regular meeting, the River Falls City Council authorized City Administrator Scot Simpson to enter an agreement with...
April 8, 2017 - 8:00am
June 26, 2013
Voted out last spring, Reese regains old council seat
The City Council picked David Reese out of three finalists to fill the open District 3 seat at Tuesday night's meeting. The other two candidates...
June 26, 2013 - 7:57am
August 14, 2009
Power company analyzes trends, costs
The City Council, many members of the local utility and several citizens listened as Roy Thilly, president of regional energy supplier Wisconsin Public Power, Inc., delivered a state-of-the-rate report Tuesday night. Thilly said WPPI typically gives a personal update to each of...
August 14, 2009 - 1:34am
August 7, 2009
Who should you call?
People interested in joining one of the city's boards/commissions/committees can contact the city-staff person associated with each: Ambulance Commission: Jeff Rixmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-0370. Cable Advisory Committee: Dawn Wills at email@example.com or 425-5400. Board...
August 7, 2009 - 1:31am
Now recruiting: River Falls wants you!
How should a city go about recruiting the roughly 80 members that collectively comprise its 13 boards, committees and commissions? The City Council started out discussing term limits, but at its last meeting, talked its way around to the need for a better system of staffing the...
August 7, 2009 - 1:23am