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Fisher joins national effort to help caregivers of ill, wounded vets
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Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Wildcats’ comeback falls short at state
Green Bay bound!
State tournaments on Comcast
Wildcat girls qualify for first state hoops tourney
Easter bunny delivers at egg hunt
RF family on the Price is Right
Hudson is featured destination on ‘Discover Wisconsin’
Relay-goers dance the night away
Weekend Happenings, March 27-29
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RIVER FALLS HOUSING AUTHORITY: 4/8/15 Public Hearing Notice
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/6/15 Special Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 4/7/15 Spring Election Notice
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 4/8/15 Town Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/10/15 Council Meeting Minutes
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Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Featured column: A class act: Character of River Falls students shines for all
Days Gone By
Featured syndicated column: Veto Threat? Transportation borrowing; ‘Iowa-caucus budget’
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March 20, 2009
Students of the Month noted at MMS
Fourteen students were recently recognized by their teachers from each grade level and house at Meyer Middle School during the month of January, due to the outstanding work and social and academic skills displayed in their respective classrooms. Zach King, Lexy Getschel, Danielle...
March 20, 2009 - 10:38am
March 19, 2009
On the Job: Shelly Burr
Co-founder of Voila! Media Group, Shelly Burr, recently purchased all of the company's shares and will operate the River Falls-based business as sole proprietor. She founded Voila! in 1999 with former partner LaVone Weer. Burr says the business offers comprehensive Web solutions,...
business / news
March 19, 2009 - 4:34pm
Award-winning citizenship grew from humble beginnings
"You don't even know when you do it," said this year's Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Henry Dreistadt about serving others. "You just do it." He says growing up "dirt poor" in a small Pennsylvania town helped him understand the value of community. Technically orphaned at...
February 19, 2009 - 1:06pm
February 12, 2009
Analysis finds no salmonella at local farm
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture issued a consumer advisory last Thursday after routine safety testing revealed salmonella bacteria in a package of alfalfa sprouts grown by River Falls-based Jack and the Green Sprouts, N8477 770th St. The MDA advised people to throw away...
business / news
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Church stays put
Servant of the Shepherd Pastor Frank Lukasiewicz said the church's ministry caters to those in need of prayer, food, hugs, money and often, a safe place to stay. "We'll take anybody anytime," said Lukasiewicz. "It's a safe place for people to come." He says the Lord has blessed...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
New tattoo shop opens Friday
Friday, August 29, is the first day of business for The Vault Tattoo and Body Piercing Company, 103 E. Elm St. Owned by Blake Handrick of Eau Claire, The Vault moved in after Handrick found out the previous tattoo shop, Everlasting Tattoo Studio, was closing its doors. Named for...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Exposure suspect escapes
A man was reported exposing himself Tuesday afternoon, at about 12:40 p.m. in Treasures From The Heart thrift store, 200 S. Main St. Two witnesses said the man was openly masturbating in one of the dressing rooms. He had not closed the curtain and made no attempt to conceal himself....
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
Arts Minded: Get ready for Art on the Kinni
We are in for some treats the next few weeks. The River Falls Community Arts Base's Music in the Park winds up another great series (see calendar below), to be followed in short order by the 13th annual Art on the Kinni Juried Art Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, rain...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Blues festival in Durand Aug. 2 benefits food shelf
Looking for some great music without having to pay a day's wages for tickets? There's no cover charge at the first-ever Blues on the Chippewa music festival Aug. 2 at Memorial Park in Durand, Wis. Eight prominent regional acts will play from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Scientific studies reveal their scholastic accomplishments
Luke Johnson, the son of Matt and Stephanie Johnson, and Kaitlyn Florer, the daughter of Tom and Sue Florer, share the honor of being named May's Students of the Month at the high school. They were selected by their teachers for a high level of achievement in science.
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
February 8, 2008
People's pick: She is 'Citizen of the Year'
Last week's Chamber of Commerce award banquet at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club drew nominees and supporters out even in bitter sub-zero temperatures. By the end of the night, the chamber announced several winners, with three-year River Falls resident Janna Carl as Citizen of the Year....
February 8, 2008 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
State of the State: Doyle says state faces tough times
State of the State: Doyle says tough times face state By Brady Bautch, RiverTown Staff The state is facing some rough fiscal times ahead is how Gov. Jim Doyle led off his annual State of the State Address to the Legislature. "Make no mistake; challenging days are ahead," said Doyle. One...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am