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River Falls garage door maker closes shop
Unemployment remains low in Pierce, St. Croix
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
Don’t do that! Disorderly suspect tries giving chocolate treat to kitty
Highway bridge now surfaced
crime and courts
Brother and sister act
NCAA cites UW-RF for athletic violations
Wild Side: Tiny insects and changing climate threaten majestic hemlocks
Giveaway: Little ones make big difference
KC Tootsie Roll drive
You can join in the big river cleanup
Brownies change the world
Donation leads to green hair
arts and entertainment
Eva M. Boese, 96
Kenneth Knutson, 88
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Lorraine F. Roude, 92
Bruce Bayer, 87
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2014 Annual Spring Clean-up
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/26/14 Spring Road Tour
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/24/14 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/28/14 Special Meeting - Board Reorganization
Days Gone By:
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
February 13, 2014
RFSD summer program hopes to squash summer boredom
As cold and snow continue to force people inside, many dream of the warm sun and being outdoors that comes with summer. That’s when school has let out and parents seek child care. The conundrum: ‘What are we going to do with the kids?’ One answer may be with the River...
life / family
February 13, 2014 - 9:35am
June 21, 2013
Seasonal program urges your children to start digging
This summer while parents may be digging in their gardens, their children are being encouraged to dig into reading, the theme of this summer’s reading program at the River Falls Public Library. “Much of the reading program is going to be very familiar to people who have done...
June 21, 2013 - 8:54am
June 12, 2013
The long winter and wet spring will make for a rough mosquito season
You may not have liked the snowy winter and rainy spring - but mosquitoes are loving it. UW Madison entomologist Phil Pelliterri says standing water in roadside ditches are prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes - some of which carry the West Nile Virus. In Green Bay, twice as much...
June 12, 2013 - 9:16am
September 17, 2009
State ends coldest summer in more than a century
Wisconsin is about to end its seventh coldest summer in the last 115 years. That's according to the National Climatic Data Center. Madison and some other cities had their coldest Julys ever with average temperatures of around 66 degrees. It's also been one of the driest summers....
September 17, 2009 - 9:00am
December 12, 2008
Report: Chiefs to leave RF in 2010
According to a report in Friday's St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press, the Kansas City Chiefs have committed in writing to move their summer training camp from UW-River Falls to Missouri Western State University in 2010. Citing Missouri Development Finance Board documents, the newspaper...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
High gas prices may have helped Wisconsin tourism
Wisconsin's tourism secretary says the summer business will probably end up above average in general, despite the June floods and $4 gas. Kelli Trumble said the season got off to a rough start, but July and August were busy, at least in the major tourist spots. Trumble said people...
September 2, 2008 - 9:00am
July 30, 2008
West Bend favorite in summer HS baseball tourney
West Bend West is the favorite, as the state high school summer baseball tournament opens today (Tuesday) in Stevens Point. The Spartans are the defending champions. They have a 22-game winning streak and at 28-1, they have the best record by far among the eight teams in the tournament....
July 30, 2008 - 9:00am
July 10, 2008
Skaters claim their niche
Now that summer's here and there are no classes or homework to fill the days, skateboarders, bikers and rollerbladers are out in full force. They're often spotted making their way across Main Street or hanging out in the parking lots of downtown businesses or rolling across campus. Their...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Celebrate summer at a beef roast
Juliet Tomkins and Prescott Bergh invite the community to a Summer Solstice beef roast on Sunday, June 22, from noon to 4 p.m. on their farm where they raise grass fed beef cattle. They will be serving a luscious, beef roast that has been marinated in beer from Rush River Brewing...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
SCVST takes hiatus
After 41 years of producing summer theater productions for audiences in the St. Croix region, the St. Croix Valley Summer Theatre program will take a two-year hiatus while renovations to its prior home, the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls, are underway. The KFA building...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Officials say state should have plenty of power for AC season
Wisconsinites are still getting spring heating bills. But when it's time to cool the house, the state says we should have plenty of electricity. Robert Norcross of the Public Service Commission says Wisconsin is in much better shape than a year ago to handle big air conditioning...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am