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Sirens to sound, but it’s only a test
UPDATE: Radio Road/Hwy. 35 opens while other roads close
'Hero driver' named Wisconsin School Bus Driver of the Year
Harsdorf: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
It's official: Tri-Angels playground site named
crime and courts
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Noted local family reunites for a special anniversary
Gathering beckons to those in need of shelter
Weekend Happenings: July 25-27
Golden girl's activity a hit at River Falls Public Library
arts and entertainment
Beth C. Ulrich, 65
Richard A. M. Kruger, 70
Carol M. Lindquist, 68
Clyde Gunsallus, 90
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: July & August, 2014 Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
November 19, 2009
Officials say current wave of swine flu cases appears to have peaked
The current wave of swine flu cases in Wisconsin appears to have reached its peak two weeks ago. That's what state officials said, after reporting 11 more deaths from the H1N1 virus. Spokeswoman Stephanie Marquis said some of the patients died a couple weeks ago - but it takes awhile...
November 19, 2009 - 9:00am
September 14, 2009
Business summit on H1N1 swine flu tomorrow in Milwaukee
A business summit on the H1N1 swine flu will be held Tuesday in Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett's office and the local Association of Commerce are sponsoring the event and the mayor is urging all businesses to send somebody. The meeting will explain the risks of getting the H1N1...
September 14, 2009 - 9:04am
June 22, 2009
Almost 75 percent of swine flu cases in Wisconsin involve patients under 19
Almost three of every four swine flu cases in Wisconsin involve patients under 19, and officials are not sure why. Marathon County Health Officer Julie Williams Van Disk tells the Associated Press there's no indication that today's virus is any stronger than the 1970s version. And...
June 22, 2009 - 9:00am
June 19, 2009
Health experts watch swine flu trends as summer camps open
With child camps and summer school about to open, Wisconsin health experts are watching swine flu trends more closely than ever. Milwaukee has had 700 new cases in less than a week, even though officials had expected the outbreak to slow down during the summer. Chief medical officer...
June 19, 2009 - 9:25am
June 17, 2009
Child dies from H1N1; health expert advises new approach to treatment
A Wisconsin medical expert says public health agencies will have to change their approach, now that a child has died from swine flu. An adolescent from Milwaukee died on Monday. Officials did not release the person's age or gender but they did say the child had none of the underlying...
June 17, 2009 - 9:00am
May 8, 2009
UW announces more cuts, no handshakes
UW System President Kevin Reilly said Wednesday in an electronic message that Wisconsin's university system faces bigger cuts than Governor Jim Doyle first thought. New projections show the state-budget deficit to be about $1 billion higher than initial estimates, pushing the shortfall...
news / education
May 8, 2009 - 12:26pm
May 7, 2009
H1N1 hotline opened
The St. Croix County Public Health Department has opened a hotline to handle incoming calls regarding H1N1 influenza. The hotline, at 715-246-8224, is open 24 hours a day. It will provide general information for the public regarding H1N1, including signs and symptoms, precautions...
May 7, 2009 - 2:01pm
May 1, 2009
Doyle declares public health emergency
Gov. Jim Doyle has declared a public health emergency in Wisconsin. The state now has five probable cases of swine flu, after two more cropped up Thursday in Sheboygan and Ozaukee counties. Doyle told the state's public health agency to do what's necessary to respond. Stockpiles...
May 1, 2009 - 9:00am