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Wisconsin roundup: Johnson finally holds town hall, sponsors OK with opponents; 9 more state news stories
City plans for future renovations
Semi truck pins car in Saturday crash
Wisconsin roundup: Flood warnings continue in wake of storms; unemployment at 17-year low; 8 more state news stories
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
crime and courts
UWRF hands out Falcon Awards
Wildcats sweep BRC pole vault titles
Skogen BRC Player of Year
Saints barnstorm into River Falls
Back on track
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
Ponds can be adopted, too
Garage Sale Map Hunter
A beautiful day to celebrate Grace
Experience, strength and hope: Fight against alcoholism needs community support
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TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Lake George Trail Improvements
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 6/2/17 Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: 6/1/17 Plan Commission Meeting
James Michael "Mike" Elliott, 53
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Farrah May Hillman
Dorothy Johansson, 95
Vernon J. Kelly, 91
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Library Notes: Gearing up for a busy summer
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Woodworking: Who wants to stand up to eat a steak?
Viewpoint: Stop fleecing Wisconsin taxpayers
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May 12, 2017
River Falls firefighters called to semi blaze
River Falls firefighters, EMS and police were called to an area near the intersection of Cascade Avenue and Highway 65 for reports of a semi on fire not long before 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 10. AT ablut 10 p.m. Smoke coukd be seen coming from the semi, from across Cascade Avenue....
May 12, 2017 - 8:56am
April 8, 2017
St. Croix County highway commissioner heading to the off-ramp
HAMMOND — Tim Ramberg retires later this month, but you'd never know it from the energy he continues to radiate. The St. Croix County highway...
April 8, 2017 - 7:40am
April 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Spring drivers urged to be aware of work zones; state's economy outpacing neighbors; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Now that spring is here, state officials are urging drivers to stay alert in the inevitable construction zones that have started...
April 3, 2017 - 8:39am
January 17, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Study names Wisconsin among best states for lovers; schools closed, delayed around state; 9 more state news stories
EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you're looking for love, Wisconsin is a great place to find it. A new study from Michigan State University says Wisconsin, Utah, and Mississippi are essentially tied for first place among the best states to fall in love -- and North Dakota is rated the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:35am
January 10, 2017
Former River Falls man charged with 7th DWI
HUDSON – A man who now lives in Minnesota made his first appearance last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court after a November crash led to his seventh alleged drunken driving offense. St. Croix County sheriff’s deputies said Gabriel B. Peet was thrown from his 2006 Volvo sedan...
News/crime and courts
January 10, 2017 - 3:34pm
Wisconsin roundup: Storm makes for slow western Wisconsin commute; Madison faculty take aim at DNR's climate change stance; 8 more state news stories
RIVER FALLS — Slow driving was the name of the game Tuesday morning in western Wisconsin. After a storm dropped about an inch of snow over...
January 10, 2017 - 10:02am
December 29, 2016
Crash means no traffic light at busy River Falls intersection
A vehicle crashed into the signal controller cabinet at North Main Street and Paulson Road Friday night, Dec. 23, knocking out power for the...
December 29, 2016 - 11:30am
December 23, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Legislator backs off mandatory high school drug testing; snow advisories for travelers; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — A Republican state lawmaker is backing off plans for a bill that would require high school students who participate in extracurricular activities or park a vehicle on school property to undergo random drug tests.
December 23, 2016 - 8:51am
December 6, 2016
Update: Kinnickinnic crash results in death
The late Monday afternoon, Dec. 5, two-vehicle crash in the town of Kinnickinnic has resulted in the death of Duane Cernohous, 55, of River Falls....
December 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 23, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Thanksgiving travelers greeted with sloppy roads; judge blocks Obama rule on overtime pay hikes; 9 more state news stories
Getting home for Thanksgiving will not be easy for hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites. The first noteworthy snow of the season began Tuesday night in the northern half of the state -- and a second wave is due in Wednesday afternoon with advisories posted into the evening. Sleet...
November 23, 2016 - 9:22am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
November 3, 2016
Plea deal looms after serious UWRF campus crash
ELLSWORTH -- A tentative agreement was reached between prosecution and a man accused of driving a vehicle that struck and injured two UW-River Falls workers in 2015. Pierce County District Attorney Sean Froelich and Donald Schwab, the attorney for Jacob D. Zwiefelhofer, said in court...
News/crime and courts
November 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 26, 2016
UPDATE: Freeway crash involved Hudson motorist, semi, third vehicle
The interstate crash that snarled traffic for hours Wednesday in Hudson involved three vehicles including a semi-trailer, according to new information...
October 26, 2016 - 2:48pm
October 21, 2016
UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
A fatal crash just north of Glover Road closed a portion of the northbound lane of Highway 35 Friday afternoon, Oct. 21. River Falls emergency...
October 21, 2016 - 4:39pm
October 19, 2016
'Medical emergency' sends driver careening
Traffic on Main Street River Falls was snarled before 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, by a southbound driver who lost control and crashed into a light...
October 19, 2016 - 12:10pm