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Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
State report cards for school districts give River Fall above-average grade
Recount underway in western Wisconsin
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 2-4
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
Holidays: Create your own ornament
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2016-16 and 2016-17
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/8/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/5/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
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Jeffrey Dean Carlson, 44
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
Featured reader letter
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Featured editorial: 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
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October 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix River Crossing delayed; clerks OK'd to fix minor absentee ballot errors; 12 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Highway engineers compare the design of the mile-long bridge over the St. Croix River, between Minnesota and Wisconsin,...
October 17, 2016 - 8:43am
June 28, 2015
Missing: $8,500 in fireworks
The owner of a Somerset fireworks business is offering a reward following the theft of fireworks. Apple Grand Prix reported about $8,500 worth of fireworks was stolen the night of June 11 from the County VV property. According to a news release, owner Robert Dewall believes...
News/crime and courts
June 28, 2015 - 11:55am
April 14, 2015
Body discovered in Somerset park
Somerset police are awaiting information on a body found Sunday at a riverside park. Police Chief Thomas Sirovatka said Somerset police,...
April 14, 2015 - 10:05am
September 3, 2014
Runners make a splash; RF Extreme meet hosts 13 teams in amphibious opener
The annual Wildcat Extreme Cross Country Meet isn’t just a fun way to kick off the high school season, but it also gives River Falls head coach Pat Lorentz a good luck at how his teams might fare this season. Safe to say he likes what he sees from the Wildcat girls’ squad. Senior...
September 3, 2014 - 8:47am
March 27, 2014
Somerset to host drug abuse conversation
The St. Croix County Substance Abuse Coalition and the Somerset School District will host a community forum titled “What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, at Somerset High School about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and how it’s...
March 27, 2014 - 5:22pm
December 23, 2013
New Richmond man charged in Somerset school threat incident
Andrew J.R. Wallace, 20, of New Richmond, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday afternoon in connection with an alleged verbal threat...
News/crime and courts
December 23, 2013 - 9:12am
September 16, 2013
Body of UW-RF student found in Somerset home on Saturday
An 18-year-old UW-River Falls student from Kewaskum was found dead early Saturday in a Somerset home where she had spent the night as a guest,...
September 16, 2013 - 2:57pm
September 11, 2013
PHOTOS: Border Battle Beer Fest
Despite temperatures in the 90s, hundreds of people attended the Border Battle Beer Fest held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Somerset Ampitheater....
September 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
March 14, 2013
Budget woes worry western Wisconsin schools
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) knew she was on the hot seat when she showed up at Osceola High School on March 7. School officials...
March 14, 2013 - 9:10am
November 30, 2012
Rabbits perish in Somerset barn fire
About 120 rabbits died in a rural Somerset barn fire early Friday morning. The Somerset Fire Department was called out to a barn fire at about...
November 30, 2012 - 9:22am
October 8, 2012
House fire victim identified
The St. Croix County Sheriff's department has identified the victim in a rural Somerset house fire late Friday. Thomas H. Cook, 70, was found dead in his house at 2107 County Rd. I. A deputy was dispatched at 11:59 p.m., Oct. 5. A Somerset fire crew was on hand and the structure...
October 8, 2012 - 9:55am
February 1, 2012
Somerset sisters accused of torturing man with pliers
Two Somerset sisters face up to 40 years in jail for allegedly sexually torturing a teenage male with a pair of pliers and forcing him to drink...
February 1, 2012 - 3:14pm
January 27, 2012
Blaze destroys pole shed, vehicles in Somerset Township
What started as a vehicle fire Thursday afternoon quickly grew and destroyed a pole barn in Somerset Township. Travis Belisle, Somerset Fire/Rescue chief, said the call came in around 4:40 p.m.
January 27, 2012 - 11:15am
UPDATE: Hudson teen who died was battling leukemia
The Somerset Police Department, Somerset Fire and Rescue and Lakeview Ambulance were dispatched to 820 Rivard St. at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday, April...
April 27, 2011 - 1:45pm
May 31, 2010
NR man dies in motorcycle crash; Hugo, Minn. woman hurt in separate accident
A 12:10 a.m. motorcycle crash near River's Edge in rural Somerset on Saturday resulted in a fatality. In a separate accident to the south, a Minnesota woman was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul after she crashed through a barbed-wire fence and struck a culvert. Dale A....
May 31, 2010 - 9:28am