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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured reader letters
Featured reader letters
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Real Estate Showcase
April 18, 2016
Request for Troy gravel pit withdrawn
Vocal opposition to a proposal seeking to allow sand- and gravel-mining in a town of Troy zoning district led to the request being yanked by the applicant in the middle of a public hearing. Total Excavating owner Chris Kusilek withdrew his request to amend the town’s agricultural...
April 18, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 3, 2016
Zoning request seeks to allow mining in Troy
Mining would be allowed in the town of Troy’s agricultural district on Glover Road under a proposal headed to planning commissioners next week. The town of Troy Plan Commission will hear a River Falls building contractor’s request Thursday, April 7, to permanently amend zoning...
April 3, 2016 - 9:50am
January 23, 2016
Deal with Hudson still in the works for 2016 Tower Road Project
At its Jan. 14 meeting, the Troy Town Board again took up discussion of the Tower Road project between Highway 35 and County Road F. This is a $913,000 shared road reconstruction project between Troy and Hudson. Work should begin in late summer. Town Board Chairman Dan Pearson reported...
January 23, 2016 - 11:41am
December 19, 2015
Hills of Troy, recycling center, bike trails topics at Troy meet
Steve McFarland approached the Troy Town Board at its Dec. 10 meeting. McFarland had bought the 164 acres that are left in the Hills of Troy development. He requested an extension of the 2005 developers’ agreement and preliminary plat approval. That agreement was to expire on Dec....
December 19, 2015 - 11:47am
November 23, 2015
Troy: Tower Road, which side are you on?
Tower Road is no ordinary road and repairing it is no ordinary project. The Troy Town Board met for three hours Nov. 12. Some of that time was spent talking about the project report, prepared by engineering consultants Bolton and Menk of St. Paul. Part of Tower Road belongs...
November 23, 2015 - 11:37am
June 21, 2015
Town Troy determines road repairs, fire call
The Troy Town Board discussed the problem intersection of Glen Ridge and Glover Roads at its June 11 regular meeting. The intersection gets slippery in the winter and can be hard to get going after stopping, explained Town Board Supervisor David Hense. “That’s where the...
June 21, 2015 - 11:49am
June 5, 2015
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
May 22, 2015
What should be done for Troy’s slippery road?
Most of us are not thinking about icy roads in May. The Troy Town Board, though, which met last Tuesday, wants to make sure a safety issue on Glover Road is resolved before next winter. The stretch of Glover Road by Glen Ridge Road was rebuilt in 2012. The road is on a hill there....
May 22, 2015 - 10:39am
April 25, 2015
For now towns, not counties, will do property assessments
Last month, the Troy Town Board discussed a proposal to shift responsibility for property assessment from towns to counties. This proposal came from Gov. Scott Walker’s state budget sent to the Legislature. The Town Board in March approved a resolution asking that the change...
April 25, 2015 - 10:24am
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
January 22, 2014
Icy roads may have caused rollover crash
A car travelling northbound on Hwy. 35 appears to have rolled over and ended up in the ditch on the right side of the road. The accident happened...
January 22, 2014 - 11:49am
October 10, 2013
Barn in town of Troy goes up in flames
The cause of a fire that consumed a barn at 609 Swedish Mission Road west of River Falls between county roads M and MM Wednesday night, Oct....
October 10, 2013 - 9:57am
May 16, 2013
Troy seems ready to embrace new winery
Wineries are popping up in western Wisconsin, and the town of Troy is no exception. Daniel Koepke presented plans to the Troy town Board at...
May 16, 2013 - 10:10am
April 2, 2013
Dan Pearson elected Troy chair
Based on unofficial results Daniel Pearson has been elected chair in the town of Troy. Pearson defeated David Hense 333-157. Supervisors Sue...
April 2, 2013 - 9:37pm
January 17, 2013
Letter: This party has become the do-nothing party
The Republican Party has been wondering why it lost seats in the Senate and the House and lost the presidency. One of the many reasons is because it has become ridiculous in their political philosophy. Republicans spent the last four years stonewalling everything the Democrats wanted...
January 17, 2013 - 12:38pm