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Wisconsin suspects who cut monitoring bracelets found in Minnesota
Drunk driver runs over sign, checks out her car, moves on
UPDATE: Minnesota man charged with vehicular homicide in wake of Tuesday's fatal crash
crime and courts
Fusion take lead in BRC
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
'DEFLATE GATE': Belichick: 'No explanation for what happened'
Packers remain in shock from loss to Seahawks
ReStore visitors enjoy evening of poetry
Parks & Rec board hopes you’ll take a hike on these trails
Weekend Happenings: Jan. 23-25
Diet, cookbook author says it’s all about fat
Breakfast shares ‘infinite hope’ this MLK Holiday
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/3/15 Public Hearing - UWRF Sign Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/27/15 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2015-01 (Residency)
SUMMMONS: Lacie Gordon v. Gordon Nissila; Case No. 14-SC-1402
FORECLOSURE: JPMorgan v. Alicia A. Erickson, Case No. 14-CV-157
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Betty M. DeLong, 79
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Days Gone By: First baby of 1975
Days Gone By: 1985 Kulstad Fire
Days Gone By
Featured letter: Even if not hunting, be aware of the seasons
How the Grinch saved my Christmas spirit
Get Out! Deals
May 16, 2013
Feyereisen, Herum sweep WIAC POY awards
Former River Falls High School teammates JP Feyereisen of UW-Stevens Point, and Marty Herum of UW-Whitewater, have been selected the Pitcher of the Year and Position Player of the Year, respectively, to lead the 20 individuals chosen to the 2013 All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic...
news / sports
May 16, 2013 - 8:49am
May 14, 2013
Track runs to relay titles
The Wildcat track and field teams' depth was on full display Monday, May 6, as the Cats swept the boys' and girls' titles at the Stan Barr Relays...
May 14, 2013 - 8:58am
May 13, 2013
One step closer to playing ball
It wasn't exactly baseball weather, but the official groundbreaking for the new First National Bank of River Falls Field at Hoffman Park was...
May 13, 2013 - 9:31am
May 8, 2013
Swim club competes at state
The River Falls Swim Club had 10 state qualifiers this season for the Senior State Meet at the University of Natatorium and the Age Group State...
May 8, 2013 - 10:33am
Baseball drops pair to ECN
After dropping an 11-1 decision to Eau Claire North in the first game of a doubleheader last Tuesday, April 30, the Wildcat baseball team saw the nightcap slip away on a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh that gave the Huskies a 5-4 victory and a sweep of a Big Rivers Conference...
May 8, 2013 - 10:29am
May 2, 2013
Golfers win first BRC match
After being limited to hitting balls off a net into a screen at Meyer Middle School all month, the 2013 Wildcat boys' golf team hit the ground running, playing a total of 63 holes in five days, including a first-place finish at the first Big Rivers Conference match of the season. The...
May 2, 2013 - 9:53am
Netters post two straight wins
The Wildcat boys' tennis team received strong efforts from its three doubles teams while posting a pair of victories over Chippewa Falls and Amery in its last two matches. The Cats swept the doubles competition in their Big Rivers Conference opener last Thursday against the Cardinals...
May 2, 2013 - 9:51am
May 1, 2013
Church cancels Packer-player's talk after tweet about gay player
Former Green Bay Packers' star Leroy Butler said a Wisconsin church canceled his scheduled appearance, after he tweeted his support for gay NBA player Jason Collins. Butler tells the "Journal Sentinel" he was supposed to give a presentation against bullying this summer at a church...
sports / religion
May 1, 2013 - 2:03pm
Top Cat steps down after 33-year coaching career
Greg Gaulke is going out with a smile on his face. After 33 years coaching basketball, including the last 25 as Wildcat boys' head coach, Gaulke...
sports / news
May 1, 2013 - 10:53am
April 29, 2013
RF marathon dedicated to the man who couldn't do Boston's run
The 70-year-old town of Kinnickinnic man could run his fifth straight Boston Marathon or chair the River Falls School District advisory committee...
sports / life
April 29, 2013 - 9:54am
April 26, 2013
Marathon bombings come too close to home
Just hours after completing her first Boston Marathon; after two explosions tore through the crowd near the finish line; after the initial fear and anxiety and confusion of the situation had subsided, at least a little, Kayla Gaulke of River Falls started thinking: "What if?" Gaulke...
sports / news
April 26, 2013 - 9:48am
April 25, 2013
Wild Side: Phenology has gone wild this spring
T.S. Elliot's poem, The Waste Land, starts, "April is the cruelest month...stirring dull roots with spring rain." Elliot borrowed that theme from the first line of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (translated from Old English), "When April with his showers sweet; The drought...
sports / outdoors
April 25, 2013 - 2:02pm
Ballpark groundbreaking set for May 1; Baseball Bash this weekend
Less than a year-and-a-half after the River Falls Baseball Council kicked off its fundraising effort for a new ballpark, groundbreaking for First...
sports / news / events
April 25, 2013 - 9:59am
Relays lead Wildcat boys
The Wildcat boys' 4x200 and 4x400 meter relay teams both set new school records and Trent Powell set a new school mark in the 3200 meter run...
April 25, 2013 - 9:48am
Girls run to Border Battle title
The Wildcat girls' track and field team posted five first place finishes and set two new school records on its way to a first place finish at...
April 25, 2013 - 9:38am