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Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
Puppy mill suspect charged with bail jumping
Falcon Center at UW-River Falls officially opens to public
UWRF named 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
crime and courts
Wildcats fall to Chippewa Falls
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Manville Quay Kenney, 66
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Viewpoint: Dam advocate group spreads misinformation at Kinni Corridor Tech Talk
Two worlds apart: The capital and the Great River Road
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
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Town of River Falls
May 12, 2017
Road construction season: it's that time of year
At its May 1 meeting, the River Falls Town Board approved 2017 roadwork bids for 690th Avenue. About a mile of 690th ( Forestville Road) is slated to be paved. Milling and 3 inches of paving will be done, costing about $130,000. Bids for the job were opened Thursday, April 27. Bids...
May 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 21, 2017
Wireless tower given green light
At the Town of River Falls Board meeting on April 17, the board discussed whether to grant a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to town residents Debra and Don Overbye. The Overbyes plan to build a 325 foot Broadband Wireless Services tower on a parcel of their property, located at N7245...
April 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 19, 2017
Salvage yard runs out of chances, loses license
The River Falls Town Board spent over an hour and a quarter at its Feb. 6 meeting discussing Automotive Recyclers salvage yard, W9880 710th Ave. When discussion ended, the board deciding not to renew its business license. Automotive Recyclers is owned by Somerset Auto Salvage, LLC....
February 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
October 17, 2016
Deer sends one vehicle into ditch, two to hospital
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS -- Two motorists struck the same deer Monday morning in the town of River Falls, sending them both to the hospital. At about...
October 17, 2016 - 11:11am
October 2, 2016
Despite opposition, town's new storage units OK'd
The River Falls Town board approved the building of a four-building, nearly 15,000 square-foot storage unit facility at its Sept. 19 meeting. Chris Ahrens is planning to locate the business along Highway 65 going toward Ellsworth, next to Health Centered Dentistry. Ahrens went before...
October 2, 2016 - 5:00am
March 14, 2016
Motorcycle mishap sends man to Regions
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS -- A Stillwater, Minn. man was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul yesterday with undisclosed injuries after being ejected from his motorcycle into a town of River Falls ditch.Trevor J. Mulack, 28, was reportedly operating a 2001 Kawasaki ZR1 at 4:11 p.m. Saturday,...
March 14, 2016 - 7:10am
June 19, 2015
Town of River Falls gets legal advice about ‘nuisance property’
The River Falls Town Board spoke with an attorney from the Bakke Norman law firm regarding ordinance enforcement procedures at its Monday, June 15 meeting. Discussion included possible legal action regarding what the Town Board is calling a “nuisance property”at N8057 920th...
June 19, 2015 - 10:13am
June 13, 2014
Website: The place to air not-so-neighborly grievances?
The Town of River Falls has received a flurry of complaints about its website. While questions and comments are encouraged, Town Board members now find the website has become a place for residents to air frustrations about neighbors. At its June 2 regular meeting, the board...
June 13, 2014 - 8:00am
June 4, 2014
Community joins forces to benefit Special Olympics
Community members and local law enforcement biked 12 miles today in support of the Special Olympics. The group started their bike ride at...
June 4, 2014 - 12:01pm
October 23, 2013
RF firefighters deal with night fire
A town of River Falls shed near a two-car garage caught fire Tuesday night, Oct. 22, just before 10 p.m. The River Falls Fire Department was...
October 23, 2013 - 2:01pm
September 6, 2013
Town supervisor: This is not a blast
Tom Sitz got his way. At the Sept. 3 regular meeting, the town of River Falls supervisor asked his colleagues why the town was trying to write its own blasting law. "Why are we going down this road?" he asked. "I want this taken off the table." Sitz said the Town Board...
September 6, 2013 - 9:26am
July 23, 2013
Town of River Falls farm could host "Loon Fest" music festival
Isaac Fuhr of the Minneapolis-based band the Wailing Loons approached the River Falls Town Board at Monday's meeting about hosting a music festival at Amy Field's farm, W8198 Hwy. 29. The event would host bands from the Twin Cities area, River Falls and university open-mic night participants....
July 23, 2013 - 12:05pm
July 12, 2013
RF Town's new mining law brings one dissenting vote
River Falls Town Board supervisors voted 4-1 to pass a nonmetallic mining law they and the Planning Commission have worked on for a year at the July 1 meeting. The new law covers environmental concerns related to the frac-sand mining boom that's revolutionized the nation's gas and...
July 12, 2013 - 8:39am
June 14, 2013
River Falls teen hurt in car crash
Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured driver as Jonathan R. Meyer. He was driving a...
June 14, 2013 - 9:39am
May 23, 2013
Town OKs business to provide baked goods, cooking classes
When Catharine Noel was laid off from her job, she decided to "reinvent herself and use her talents" to create a new business venture she calls The Roost from her rural home. Noel, N8480 850th St., was granted a conditional use permit at the town of River Falls regular board meeting...
May 23, 2013 - 11:24am