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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
December 17, 2015
Highway intersection fix: What will it take? New lighting, turn lanes?
A westbound no-passing zone has been extended and 45 mph advisory speed limits posted but town of River Falls resident Cyndi Cashman believes...
December 17, 2015 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
River Falls man accused of crashing into cop in St. Paul
Minnesota authorities said a River Falls man was driving drunk when the vehicle he was operating slammed into a police squad in the Twin Cities. The Minnesota State Patrol said Chad D. Anderson, 34, was the driving a Ford Fusion at 12:41 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, when it crashed into...
News/crime and courts
December 16, 2015 - 4:42pm
November 18, 2015
Accident slows Wednesday afternoon traffic
Emergency vehicle lights lit up the rainy afternoon Wednesday, Nov. 18, on a portion of the Hwy. 35/65 bypass. River Falls EMS and River Falls...
November 18, 2015 - 4:24pm
November 13, 2015
Video: River Falls city engineer shows, explains about current, future road projects
A city of River Falls fall video narrated by City Engineer Reid Wronski gives an overview of changes underway and coming up at Chapman Drive, Radio Road, County Road MM and Mann Lane. The changes are part of cooperative deals made between the city, town of Troy and St. Croix County....
November 13, 2015 - 9:49am
October 21, 2015
River Falls seasonal label: Be in odd or be it even
As it does each year, the city of River Falls will try to keep local streets passable through snowy winter months by implementing an odd/even...
October 21, 2015 - 4:00pm
September 19, 2015
Area group wants wheels to turn for new train of thought
Could there be a dramatic shift in the way people get from point A to point B? Some say yes, that trains are set to make a big resurgence. The...
September 19, 2015 - 6:00am
September 10, 2015
A death in the family: Troy family looks for answers after beloved pet dog’s death
The sight left Greg Sipes and his children aghast. After making an errand run the afternoon of July 1, the three town of Troy residents pulled...
September 10, 2015 - 6:00am
September 9, 2015
Need for speed? Please, not at this River Falls intersection
Dick Rinehart doesn’t mince words when describing the intersection of Highway 29 and County Road FF. “It’s very dangerous there,”...
September 9, 2015 - 5:00pm
September 3, 2015
Construction continues on crosswalk light at Main and Union
Construction activity is continuing on Main Street and Union Street, where workers are instaling flashing crosswalk signal lights, like the ones...
September 3, 2015 - 1:26pm
August 21, 2015
River Falls drivers: Radio roadwork to start Monday
The St. Croix County Highway Department will begin reconstruction of a 1.4 mile stretch of Radio Road from Hwy. 35 to County Road MM on Monday,...
August 21, 2015 - 4:38pm
August 20, 2015
UPDATE: Child, driver seriously injured in town of Troy crash
Alcohol was believed to be a factor in a Thursday crash in the town of Troy that left four people hospitalized -- two of whom were seriously...
August 20, 2015 - 3:50pm
August 10, 2015
Vehicle rolls over, goes under bridge
A 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, crash ocurred after a driver lost control of her vehicle, veered off the road, entered a ditch and ended upside down underneath a bridge. The driver, 18-year-old Brianna Kobs-Stromley of River Falls, was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital. She...
August 10, 2015 - 9:18am
July 23, 2015
Driver charged after serious crash on East Cascade in River Falls
A college student who allegedly drove into two women in the crosswalk at Fourth Street and East Cascade Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. May 7 has been charged criminally by the Pierce County district attorney. Jacob D. Zwiefelhofer, 21, was charged with a felony for reckless driving...
News/crime and courts
July 23, 2015 - 12:47pm
June 5, 2015
Charges: Armed with rope, guns and plot, man kidnapped ex-girlfriend
A worker was driving home from her job in Baldwin when a man rose up in her back seat, held a gun to her head and draped a noose around her neck....
News/crime and courts
June 5, 2015 - 3:32pm
Emergency personnel called to town of Troy crash
River Falls firefighters, EMS and First Responders were called to a one-vehicle rollover accident at about 3: 14 p.m. Thursday, June 4. According...
June 5, 2015 - 9:27am