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Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Late-night Pokemon suspects; tea carrier; no horsing around; batman amuck
New county shop enters design phase
Police Beat: Good behavior a (pot) pipe dream?
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
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crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Real Estate Showcase
Town of River Falls
January 5, 2012
Letter: Child who does good treated as if doing bad
Yesterday I walked around our neighborhood block with my husband, my seven-year-old son, and my dog. My son decided that he wanted to pick up trash. He filled one bag, and was working on a second bag when we turned a corner to head home. There is a vacant lot with tall grasses...
January 5, 2012 - 8:43am
December 30, 2011
For town Parks Committee, it's back to the drawing board
Parks Committee Chairman Dennis Zielski again presented his proposal for Anderson Park, W9978 792 St., to the Town of River Falls board Dec. 19. Zielski asked the board to allow $1,800 for the planting of native grasses and wildflowers at the park. During the Dec. 5 regular board...
December 30, 2011 - 3:53pm
December 23, 2011
Letter: You people are so very generous
Many thanks to the people of the River Falls area for their generous donations to the Christmas Gift Shop for Hospitalized Veterans at the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Medical Center. Also, many thanks to Freeman Drug Store for the use of the window and all its help. The...
December 23, 2011 - 8:16am
December 20, 2011
Parks committee handed another disappointment
At the Dec. 19 Town of River Falls board meeting the parks committee asked for reconsideration on the Anderson Park, W9978 792 St., budget. Dennis Zielski, parks committee chairman, asked the board to allow $1,800 for the planting of native grasses and wildflowers at the park. During...
December 20, 2011 - 9:28am
December 16, 2011
Letter: Concerned about proposed program for 4-year-olds
Perhaps many children could benefit from a four-year-old kindergarten experience, but I have to question the funding that allows the program to become a money maker.
December 16, 2011 - 12:52pm
December 13, 2011
Blaze destroys rural RF house
Firefighters were called to a town of River Falls house for a blaze that had engulfed the attached garage and had spread to the house at 1 p.m....
December 13, 2011 - 8:40am
November 17, 2011
Town of River Falls: ATV law OK'd for 2012
The lack of public objections regarding all-terrain-vehicle users on 720th Avenue has allowed the River Falls Town Board to approve continued usage there. A new law for 2012 was approved at the Nov. 7 regular board meeting. The temporary trial use of 720th by ATVs last summer...
November 17, 2011 - 9:07am
Letter: Awed, touched
Thank you to those involved in presenting the Veterans Day program at Meyer Middle School. Speakers and musicians were well prepared and each was impressive. Thanks also to those who contributed behind the scenes, in preparation and clean-up. The audience appreciation was demonstrated...
November 17, 2011 - 8:46am
Letter: We dare not ignore them
I am listening to public radio on Thursday, Nov. 10. This is a call-in program for veterans in distress. Some are homeless women and men living under bridges and out in the woods, and tearful men and women calling in who have given their innocence for our country and we, yes you...
November 17, 2011 - 8:34am
Letter: State recall becomes our Pandora's Box
The solidly funded Recall Walker effort has begun. Our constitutionally elected governor will now have to spend time owed to Wisconsin governance defending his values, actions and policies against people who disagree with him. We're told that Gov. Walker is anti-education because...
November 17, 2011 - 8:29am
October 21, 2011
RF town resident challenges assessment, another complains about trees
John Kucinski, W9680 770th Ave., told the River Falls Town Board at its Monday night, Oct. 17, regular meeting that his land should be reassessed...
October 21, 2011 - 10:04am
October 7, 2011
River Falls OKs ATV routes; may eventually open up whole town
The River Falls Town Board voted Monday, Oct. 3, to allow yearly all-terrain vehicle use from May 1 to Oct. 31 on 720th Street. Earlier the board had OK'd a six-month trail period for ATV use. Having heard no citizen complaints, the board went ahead and made the usage permanent. More...
October 7, 2011 - 4:19pm
September 30, 2011
RF town: New policy to address ditch mowing
The citizens' road maintenance complaints have been heard and the Town of River Falls Board is responding with a policy. While only in the beginning stages, the roadside upkeep policy will address some recent complaints. The Town Board went through the preliminary draft and made...
September 30, 2011 - 10:33am
September 16, 2011
Days Gone By
Nadine Johnson submitted this photo of Randall School kids circa 1956-57. From left, Linda (Selleck) Huppert, Nadine Johnson, Vernon Pechacek,...
September 16, 2011 - 8:50am
September 8, 2011
She won for Roman
There was a new winner at the tractor pull at the annual Harvest Fest held recently at Kusilek's Hillside Farm. Janice Pechacek drove for the...
September 8, 2011 - 9:17am