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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
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