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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
Jack Bostrack, 85
Jeffrey Dean Carlson, 44
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
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
Featured reader letters
Featured reader letters
Real Estate Showcase
August 13, 2015
Westberg named UW-River Falls golf coach
2009 River Falls High School graduate Lance Westberg has been named head coach of the UW-River Falls women's golf team. Westberg replaces...
August 13, 2015 - 4:47pm
August 7, 2015
Wild Side: Trout fishing in the mountains
Joe Paatalo (‘Joe Pa’) of River Falls is an English teacher, book author, avid trout fisherman and former player and coach for the River...
August 7, 2015 - 8:36am
August 6, 2015
Featured Letter to the Editor: Call this one a trip well worth it
Ten hours in a car doesn’t seem a smart way to spend Sunday – but there we were, Post 121 Commander Jim Miller, Monte Hansen and myself out the door at 6:30 a.m. headed to Kaukauna for the championship game of the American Legion Division AA State baseball tournament. In sweltering...
August 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
August 1, 2015
No clubs needed for this golf game
On Sunday mornings, when Bob Howie leaves his house, his neighbor will say, “Heading to church?” “Yes,” Howie will tell him, as he...
August 1, 2015 - 6:00am
July 30, 2015
State title for Legion juniors, beat Beaver Dam for championship
Beaver Dam helped put an end to the River Falls American Legion Post 121 junior team’s season last year at the state tournament. River Falls...
July 30, 2015 - 2:38pm
July 21, 2015
Kids fishing event held July 25 at Lake Mallalieu
Kids can fish Saturday, July 25, at Lake Mallalieu from 9:30-11 a.m. sponsored by Gander Mountain, the St. Croix County Sportsmans Alliance,...
July 21, 2015 - 11:54am
June 30, 2015
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Living in the northern hemisphere at close to 45 degrees north latitude, we look forward to this time of year during our long winters. We’ve...
June 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 15, 2015
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Here’s my recurring rant about land and water resources management. It was sparked by seeing a disgusting amount of mud and green slime...
June 15, 2015 - 4:18pm
June 1, 2015
Fishing derby is June 6
A kids fishing derby is scheduled Saturday, June 6, at Homestead Park on Perch Lake in the town of St. Joseph from 9-11 a.m. sponsored by the...
June 1, 2015 - 11:15am
May 28, 2015
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
Spring is a delightful time to be out in the woods. The sweet smell of wild plum and black cherry flowers fills the air. The spring ephemeral...
May 28, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 13, 2015
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Last Saturday Ken Hensel of River Falls and I went north to fish on Lake Wapogasset in Polk County. “Wapo” is a flowage lake in the Apple...
May 13, 2015 - 2:36pm
May 10, 2015
DNR Secretary’s Award goes to conservation leader ‘Buck’ Malick
Hudsonite Clarence “Buck” Malick, who has long been a conservation leader in the St. Croix Valley, is the Department of Natural Resources...
May 10, 2015 - 11:06am
April 29, 2015
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Last Sunday was a fine day in the neighborhood. Despite a cool start in the 40s, the sun came out in a clear blue sky. Walking through our woods...
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 17, 2015
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
T.S. Elliot opened his famous poem, The Waste Land, with “April is the cruelest month.” It certainly seemed so last Friday when we awoke to snow on the ground and cold fog. By afternoon it was sunny, the snow was gone and the ground was drying out. April is also fire season here...
April 17, 2015 - 2:10pm
April 3, 2015
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
I imagine after humans have destroyed much of life on earth that some tough species will survive and continue to thrive without us. Among them...
April 3, 2015 - 10:38am