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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
October 8, 2014
Car crash closes Cascade Avenue
A stretch of East Cascade Avenue between Moody’s car dealership and the Highway 65/35 bypass stoplights for a time early Wednesday afternoon,...
October 8, 2014 - 2:51pm
October 5, 2014
Drivers: Expect some delays soon on I-94 bridge
Starting next week, Monday, Oct. 6, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be replacing the navigation lights on the eastbound and westbound bridges over the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Motorists should expect some traffic delays. Crews will work...
October 5, 2014 - 5:00am
August 27, 2014
Hey, taxi! Now there’s more time to hail a cab
Debra Lucero enjoys helping people find jobs through her own work at Express Employment Professionals. But Lucero, Express Employment Business...
August 27, 2014 - 12:49pm
August 25, 2014
Parking permits needed for some streets near UWRF
The city of River Falls Residential Parking law goes into effect Sept. 1 and last through May 31 for Zones A and B. Zones A and B will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. These two zones – north of East Cascade Avenue -- require...
August 25, 2014 - 6:00am
August 20, 2014
Troy woman warns about reckless driving
At the Aug. 14 town of Troy meeting, resident Lisa Smith, 649 Tribute Parkway, expressed concern about drivers chronically speeding through her neighborhood. Smith said most drivers going “45 miles per hour or higher” live within the neighborhood. Smith, who said she...
August 20, 2014 - 8:48am
August 15, 2014
'Drive sober or get pulled over': River Falls police to crack down on intoxicated motorists
The River Falls Police Department will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin in cracking down on intoxicated driving during the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign from Aug. 15 - Sept 1. Efforts to combat drunken driving in Wisconsin...
August 15, 2014 - 2:21pm
August 8, 2014
Kinni pulls back the reins for altering Liberty Road
At its Tuesday, Aug. 5 regular meeting, the Kinnickinnic Town Board decided to hold off going ahead with extensive “improvements” to Liberty Road. This is after the town got a big matching state grant of almost $900,000 to remove curves so the road would be straighter and drivable...
August 8, 2014 - 11:22am
August 2, 2014
New east-side speed limit means, slow down
Drivers leaving River Falls past the hospital/clinic on County Road M or entering from the other direction will need to ease up on the gas. New...
August 2, 2014 - 6:00am
July 25, 2014
UPDATE: Radio Road/Hwy. 35 opens while other roads close
The new interchange/overpass at Radio Road/Chapman Drive/Hwy. 35 finally opened for traffic late Fridayafternoon, July 25. The $12 million...
July 25, 2014 - 4:34pm
July 24, 2014
'Hero driver' named Wisconsin School Bus Driver of the Year
A local school bus driver called a hero by many was recognized by the Wisconsin School Bus Association Wednesday, June 28. Steve Linehan was...
July 24, 2014 - 2:02pm
July 22, 2014
Congressman Kind: Cancel August recess, fix Highway Trust Fund
The ribbon cutting at the Hwy. 35/ Radio Road interchange in River Falls Monday morning was the type of celebration that should happen more often,...
July 22, 2014 - 3:20pm
July 1, 2014
Stillwater lift bridge scheduled to reopen July 2; highway 35 also open
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will reopen both directions of traffic on the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St Croix River at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 2. The lift bridge, which connects Minnesota Highway 36 and Wisconsin Highway 64 has been closed and traffic has been...
July 1, 2014 - 10:49am
June 23, 2014
First Street project affected by high water
The Stillwater Lift Bridge was closed to traffic Monday morning because of the rising level of the St. Croix River, and will remain closed until...
June 23, 2014 - 2:36pm