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Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
Options for Women in River Falls hosts second prominent Republican
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Fish rally falls one run short
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
Celebrate the St. Croix River at RiverFest
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Douglas W. Jenkins Estate; Case No. 16PR52
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Council Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Joseph R. Jensen Estate; Case No. 16PR51
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2016 Budget Adjustment- Library Fund (Parking)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Hearing - Liquor License - WestWind
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
John William Lubich, 67
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Real Estate Showcase
June 12, 2013
Wisconsin is being told to prepare for a rare "derecho"
"Derecho" (deh-ray'-cho) is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers - but it could be before the week is out. A derecho is a strong...
June 12, 2013 - 9:27am
June 7, 2013
The Drought-of-2012 is finally declared over in Wisconsin
It's finally over. The Drought-of-2012 officially ended in Wisconsin this morning, when the U-S Drought Monitor said no place in the state is abnormally dry any longer. After the extended winter and the recent heavy rains, you may have assumed that Wisconsin is so water-logged, it's...
June 7, 2013 - 8:18am
May 20, 2013
Siren testing today at 1 p.m.
Please note the City of River Falls will be conducting the monthly test the weather sirens today at 1 p.m. Two activations of the sirens are...
May 20, 2013 - 12:26pm
May 13, 2013
What a mess: Roadwork, clean up must begin
With winter's icy grip finally melted away, town of River Falls officials are focused on road repairs and cleaning debris from the recent snowstorm. With winter's icy grip finally melted away, town of River Falls officials are focused on road repairs and cleaning debris from last...
May 13, 2013 - 9:29am
May 2, 2013
SECOND UPDATE: Storm takes out power across area
An unprecedented wet, heavy May snowfall that continues to blanket western Wisconsin cut off power to thousands of homes and closed schools and...
May 2, 2013 - 9:16am
April 26, 2013
Rain, snow chase away drought
The U.S. Drought Monitor reports that less than 13 percent of Wisconsin is in drought, although at the beginning of 2013, more than 60 percent of the state was in drought. The recent heavy precipitation is keeping some farmers out of the fields. They say they will be okay if they...
April 26, 2013 - 10:56am
April 25, 2013
Wild Side: Phenology has gone wild this spring
T.S. Elliot's poem, The Waste Land, starts, "April is the cruelest month...stirring dull roots with spring rain." Elliot borrowed that theme...
April 25, 2013 - 2:02pm
April 19, 2013
Crash Thursday on I-94 near Hwy. 95 claims life of Houlton teen
A teenager from Houlton teenager was killed during a snowstorm Thursday, April 18th after he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt while westbound on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail near Hwy. 95. The car crossed the median and struck the trailer of an eastbound semi- unit. The Minnesota...
April 19, 2013 - 8:10am
April 11, 2013
Winter won't let go
River Falls, along with most of the western Wisconsin and Twin Cities area, dealt with heavy snow April 10-11 mixing with rain, sleet and ice...
April 11, 2013 - 9:20am
April 3, 2013
Utilities can cut service to delinquent accounts starting April 15
Wisconsinites with overdue electric bills are being warned that the state's winter moratorium for cutting off service is about to end. The state Public Service Commission prohibits utilities from cutting off electric and natural gas service between November 1 and April 15 so that...
April 3, 2013 - 12:06pm
March 28, 2013
Twin Cities weatherman addresses everyone's favorite topic: Weather
WCCO-Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Shaffer visited Rocky Branch Elementary Thursday, March 21. Shaffer, who grew up in Stillwater, Minn., asked...
March 28, 2013 - 9:06am
March 21, 2013
WCCO meteorologist visits Rocky Branch
Students at Rocky Branch Elementary will be visited by WCCO meteorologist Chris Shaffer on Thursday, March 21. Besides talking at an all-school...
March 21, 2013 - 11:28am
March 19, 2013
Seasonal disorder: Greenhouses appear while dig-out continues
While sheriff's deputies and county maintenance workers were still scrambling Tuesday morning to respond to weather-related accidents and clear...
March 19, 2013 - 1:48pm
March 14, 2013
Wild Side: enjoying a regular winter
The snow stopped falling in the morning on Valentines' Day, some blue sky appeared between the clouds and the trees sparkled with a new coating...
March 14, 2013 - 12:47pm
Free classes offer Skywarn spotter certification
The National Weather Service offers free classes for citizens to become certified as an NWS Skywarn Storm Spotter. The class is open to all types...
March 14, 2013 - 10:25am