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Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River; pleas expected in Menomonie murder case; 10 more state news stories
Liberty Road project funding in place
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Graetz goes deep in Cats' win over Mustangs
Registration opens for St. Croix Composite and Hudson mountain bike teams
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
Library to host ‘Maltese Falcon’
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
2017 CAB GALA set for April 28
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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/20/17 Cemetery Committee Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-09, -10 and -11
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017 Annual Spring Clean-up
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
James D. Foster, 93
Carolyn S. Marske, 76
George E. "Bud" Perry, 82
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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July 22, 2016
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
After weeks of painting, the giant tarp encompassing the Sycamore Street watertower was finally removed Friday morning, July 22. The tower, which...
July 22, 2016 - 2:12pm
June 21, 2016
Church service for Rhoades set for Thursday; West Nile case confirmed in Dane County; U.S. senators follow party lines on gun votes; seven more state news stories
HUDSON -- A church service will be held Thursday afternoon in Hudson to remember state Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades. The 65-year-old Rhoades died Saturday, and her obituary discloses that she died from pneumonia. Visitations are set for Wednesday afternoon and evening...
June 21, 2016 - 8:46am
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