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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
Town of River Falls
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
May 13, 2013
What a mess: Roadwork, clean up must begin
With winter's icy grip finally melted away, town of River Falls officials are focused on road repairs and cleaning debris from the recent snowstorm. With winter's icy grip finally melted away, town of River Falls officials are focused on road repairs and cleaning debris from last...
May 13, 2013 - 9:29am
April 18, 2013
Letter: Don't kill yourself
There have been an excruciatingly high number of suicides in our little community recently and our hearts are heavy for family and friends. If you are considering suicide, don't do it. Get help. Don't give up. While you don't see it now, there is always hope. You have options....
April 18, 2013 - 1:14pm
April 9, 2013
Road workers get no respect
Spring was in the air at the April 1 town of River Falls board meeting as talk turned to the Annual Meeting, training a new treasurer, snow removal on roads, junk cars and the next newsletter. Long-time treasurer Caroline Hamilton's term ends this month. The board will train a new...
April 9, 2013 - 2:28pm
March 28, 2013
Town of River Falls: Treasurer's race contested
In the town of River Falls the treasurer position is up for grabs. Below is a statement from each of the candidates. Rita Kozak As a 25 year...
March 28, 2013 - 9:30am
January 14, 2013
RF town treasurer retires after 26-plus years
River Falls Town Board members confirmed at the Monday, Jan. 7, regular town board meeting that long-time Treasurer Caroline Hamilton will not be running for reelection in April. Hamilton will submit a retirement letter to the town board, said Chairwoman Diana Smith.
January 14, 2013 - 10:26am