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WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
Montana man killed in rural St. Croix County crash
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
Fisher joins national effort to help caregivers of ill, wounded vets
crime and courts
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Wildcats’ comeback falls short at state
Green Bay bound!
State tournaments on Comcast
Wildcat girls qualify for first state hoops tourney
Easter bunny delivers at egg hunt
Hudson is featured destination on ‘Discover Wisconsin’
Relay-goers dance the night away
RF family on the Price is Right
Weekend Happenings, March 27-29
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Community Meeting- Park Master Plans
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/23/15 Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/6/15 Public Hearing re: Cernohous Rezone Request
Dorothy A. Larson, 80
Genevieve A. Doolittle, 95
Minnard Anderson, 85
Corrine Anne Drost, 75
Mary Anne (Frable) Hetrick, 64
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Featured column: A class act: Character of River Falls students shines for all
Days Gone By
Featured syndicated column: Veto Threat? Transportation borrowing; ‘Iowa-caucus budget’
Featured column: River Falls Public Library notes
Get Out! Deals
October 27, 2009
Scarcity of water concerns beer-makers
A scarcity of water is raising concerns for the makers of small craft beers in the Upper Midwest. Those brewers are attending a two-day conference in Milwaukee which began yesterday. State Commerce Secretary Richard Leinenkugel says the price of water will keep going up as supplies...
October 27, 2009 - 9:00am
October 5, 2009
Water usage down in state
Wisconsinites are using less water. The state Public Service Commission said the average residential water customer used 56,000 gallons last year - down from 60,000 gallons in 2004. PSC chairman Eric Callisto said its shows that water conservation efforts are gaining momentum. Plover...
October 5, 2009 - 9:00am
April 13, 2009
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/09 Hydrant Flushing Notice
(Weather permitting) All City Hydrants will be flushed at 3:00 A.M. to 7:00 A.M. Friday, April 17, 2009. In the past, hydrant flushing caused discolored water to enter the system in some areas. Upgrades to our system have effectively eliminated these occurrences. If any residents...
April 13, 2009 - 1:06am
January 8, 2009
Back to class at high school
Thanks to a massive cleanup, the burst water pipe in a high school math classroom wall that spewed water across floors and into halls and other rooms didn't stop classes from resuming Monday. "The students wouldn't know anything happened," Superintendent Tom Westerhaus said, adding:...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Disagreement with Feds may close Wisconsin ports to shipping
A disagreement between Wisconsin and the federal government over how to regulate ballast water has left Great Lakes ship owners facing possible...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Moving water has a fascinating vitality. Like watching fire, flowing water is mesmerizing. The fluid dynamics are constantly changing patterns of turbulence and color and light. We have spiritual attachment to rivers; as well we should because they are life-giving. We also have...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Wisconsin wins battle with EPA over ballast water
Wisconsin won a legal battle against the federal EPA Wednesday over invasive species. A federal appeals court in San Francisco said the EPA exceeded its authority when it said the release of ballast water from ocean-going ships did not violate the Clean Water Act. Those releases...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
'Know before you go' on recreational waters
Great weather? Check. Swimsuit packed? Check. Lake/river safe? Huh? It's rare, but due to June flooding, experts recommend extra care this year when heading to the rivers and lakes for that weekend getaway. Water currents can be deceptively strong and there's a lot of debris in...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 30, 2008
Great Lakes water protection agreement advances
The proposed Great Lakes water protection agreement keeps moving forward. Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland signed it Friday. Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm says she'll sign the agreement, after her Legislature passed it last week as part of a water use package. Wisconsin lawmakers...
June 30, 2008 - 12:00am