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Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
State report cards for school districts give River Fall above-average grade
Recount underway in western Wisconsin
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
Overnight snows make Sunday fun for some
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 2-4
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2016-16 and 2016-17
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/8/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/5/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Jack Bostrack, 85
Jeffrey Dean Carlson, 44
Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
Featured reader letter
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Featured editorial: 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
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