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Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. ice angler survives thin-ice incident; more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Attempted arson in Ellsworth; Gunshot reports
St. Croix County continuing transportation discussion
Ellsworth woman pleads guilty to embezzlement
Passenger hospitalized after car strikes deer
crime and courts
RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9
Falcon Roundup: Men's hockey drops WIAC openers; Women's hoops snaps two-game skid
Basketball: Boys come up short in opener
Basketball: Girls searching for first W
Wrestling: Wildcats closing the gap
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
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 12/12/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TROY: 12/14/17 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: FCC Permit Application - WEVR Radio, River Falls, WI
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17Special Electors Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Personnel Committee Meeting
William "Billy" Johnson
Russell L. Hinshaw
Roberta Irene Sylla
Marion H. Elliott
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
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RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9
October 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Vegas massacre has Wis. fests rethinking security; more state news stories
Music festivals throughout Wisconsin are taking a fresh look at their security efforts in the wake of last Sunday's shooting massacre in Las...
October 9, 2017 - 9:06am
August 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: One dead, 1 missing in Mississippi River boat crash; 8 more state news stories
BROWNSVILLE, Minn. — Minnesota authorities say one person has been killed and a second is missing after a Saturday evening boat crash on the...
August 14, 2017 - 8:15am
April 21, 2017
Man killed by sheriff's deputies in Minn. had ties to Pierce County
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn.—The family of a man killed by Ramsey County sheriff's deputies in Vadnais Heights earlier this week has identified him as Darren Jahnke, 47.
April 21, 2017 - 9:44am
April 18, 2017
Authorities investigate homicide in Red Wing; person of interest found
The death of a man found on a sidewalk in Red Wing’s East End is being investigated as an apparent homicide, according to police.
April 18, 2017 - 8:43am
March 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
ROTHSCHILD — An Everest Metro police officer is one of four people shot to death at three different locations in the Wausau area Wednesday...
March 23, 2017 - 9:56am
February 13, 2017
Former Ellsworth man charged in fatal shooting
DUNN COUNTY -- A former Ellsworth man told authorities he believed his brother-in-law was about to harm him moments before he fired a fatal shot...
February 13, 2017 - 1:52pm
December 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Study estimates billions from tolls, but with caveats; 4 Amish schoolhouse shootings confirmed; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin can collect $14 billion to $41 billion from tolls on interstate highways from 2020 through 2050. But a newly released consultant's report also says it would cost up to$400 million to install the tolling system -- and it would need federal approval that's far...
December 29, 2016 - 9:16am
July 14, 2016
Police: Roberts shooting death ruled suicide, but still under investigation
Authorities were at a home in Roberts for more than 24 hours after a shooting death there that remains under investigation. Roberts Police Chief Aaron McWilliams said officers were dispatched at 1:06 a.m. Tuesday to 11 E. Ida St. for a man with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim...
July 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
January 19, 2014
UPDATE: Two suspects charged in Hudson shooting
Three people were injured in a Sunday morning shooting in the parking lot in front of Spirit Seller Liquors in downtown Hudson, and two suspects...
January 19, 2014 - 10:32am
April 14, 2010
Sharpshooters hone skills
Winners of the Pierce County 4-H Shooting Sports Shoot Off competition, held in River Falls at the National Guard Armory March 6, show off their...
April 14, 2010 - 12:56pm
March 26, 2010
Left, winners of the Pierce County 4-H Shooting Sports Shoot-Off competition, held in River Falls at the National Guard Armory March 6, show...
March 26, 2010 - 12:26pm
August 18, 2009
Accused shooter of three brothers dies in Eau Claire hospital
The death toll has risen to four in western Wisconsin. Menomonie police report the man accused of killing three brothers at a birthday party has died. Geu Tou Vang died Monday morning at Luther Midelfort Hospital in Eau Claire. Investigators say the 23-year-old man from St. Paul...
August 18, 2009 - 9:00am
August 3, 2009
Wilson couple OK after shot by man posing as St. Croix County deputy
A western Wisconsin man is hospitalized in good condition, after he and his wife were shot by a man posing as a St. Croix County sheriff's deputy. Officials said the invader demanded money and drugs, and they do not believe it was a random incident. Tom Erickson is at a St. Paul...
August 3, 2009 - 9:00am
May 7, 2009
Chippewa County man heads to jail for shooting family pets in front of kids
A Chippewa County man who killed six family pets while kids watched will spend nine months in jail. And a judge told Raymond Knez, 34, of Boyd to perform community service for animals. He pleaded no contest to causing mental harm to children. Authorities said Knez got his gun...
May 7, 2009 - 9:00am
February 18, 2009
Chippewa Falls sailor charged with murder
A sailor from Chippewa Falls is charged with second-degree murder in what he calls the accidental shooting death of his girlfriend in Virginia. Darren Mackie, 22, told authorities he was playing with his weapon in his apartment in Newport News last Thursday and he didn't realize...
February 18, 2009 - 9:26am