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Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Police Beat: Shoplifters try to wear it well; another Pokemon excuse
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
Chamber members gather for breakfast, business talk
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
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
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
June 15, 2012
Storms bring inches of rain, power outages
Severe weather brought heavy rain, high winds and power outages for many residents of west-central and northwest Wisconsin June 13-14. Xcel Energy's outage web site said on the morning of June 15 that 56 people in Hudson were experiencing power outages, as well as a few in Afton,...
June 15, 2012 - 10:49am
June 13, 2012
UW students survive wilderness ordeal
Two UW Stevens Point students are okay after being trapped in a wilderness in New Zealand for nine days. Alec Brown and his girlfriend, Erica Klintworth, both 21, met a search team and returned to the city of Christchurch today. The two were part of a UW-SP foreign-study program...
June 13, 2012 - 11:56am
June 1, 2012
Authorities issue flood warnings in western Wisconsin
Flood warnings remain in effect on the Mississippi River between Prescott and Buffalo County in western Wisconsin. The National Weather Service says the river is about 1 1/3 feet below its flood stage at Hastings Minnesota. It's expected to get above the flood stage by the morning...
June 1, 2012 - 11:26am
May 29, 2012
Lightning strike causes fire at home near Hudson
HUDSON - A lightning strike caused a damaging fire at a luxurious home near Hudson Saturday morning. The River Falls Fire Department was called...
May 29, 2012 - 10:44am
May 9, 2012
Who turned the lights out in River Falls?
Big storms that rolled in over the weekend, cast some River Falls residents into the dark. All were restored with power Saturday evening or Sunday...
May 9, 2012 - 9:14am
May 3, 2012
Storm: Congressman Kind can feel the pain
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) on Thursday, May 3, made the following statement in regards to the recent storms that caused significant damage in the town of Blair and resulted in the loss of Kind's personal property. "I've been focused on the Blair community today,...
May 3, 2012 - 4:32pm
April 19, 2012
Statewide tornado drill at 1:45 p.m. today
According to River Falls Police Chief Roger Leque, "The Statewide Tornado Drill is scheduled to begin at approximately 1:45 p.m. today (Thursday,...
April 19, 2012 - 11:57am
April 18, 2012
Insurance claims pour in after weekend storms
American Family Insurance of Madison is busy handling hundreds of damage claims from the Midwest tornadoes and thunderstorms this past weekend. Spokesman Steve Witmer said the company has received just over 1,000 property damage claims, and almost 600 auto insurance claims resulting...
April 18, 2012 - 11:56am
March 26, 2012
Reminder: Siren test today at 1 p.m.
Based on the overcast/gloomy weather the scheduled siren test has been postponed until Tuesday, March 27, at 1 p.m. The plan is to activate them...
March 26, 2012 - 12:17pm
March 23, 2012
USGS reports earthquake in Clintonville
Experts at the U.S. Geological Survey reported Thursday, March 22, that the shaking and strange booming noises Clintonville residents have been hearing and feeling since Sunday, March 19, was a 1.5-magnitude earthquake. Residents reported nearly every day hearing and feeling the...
March 23, 2012 - 12:21pm
March 21, 2012
Letter: Climate change threatens planet
For most of us, the past week's weather has felt unnatural. Seems like some Brits agree. Last week, the British Parliament heard from climate scientists that they believe the rapidly shrinking Arctic ice is a planetary emergency and that emergency action should be taken now to cool...
March 21, 2012 - 4:33pm
March 16, 2012
Wild Side: Some snowbirds stay home and others migrate
The Audubon Society has sponsored a Christmas bird count for 112 years. Christmas Bird Count data from all over the country has revealed a northward...
March 16, 2012 - 9:14am
March 8, 2012
Warm winter reroutes work, saves money
Most cities in western Wisconsin plan on lots of snow each winter. So what happens when the flakes don't fall? According to Director of Public...
March 8, 2012 - 10:00am
Editorial: A season to be gone with the wind
The River Falls School District had its first Snow Day for the 2011-12 year last Wednesday following an icy winter storm the night before. But already now it's March, and our mild winter shows signs of thawing into an early warm spring. Another welcoming sign: Clocks "spring forward"...
March 8, 2012 - 8:05am
February 29, 2012
Weather, road conditions run the gamut
The storm that started the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 28, continued to impact the region the next morning after the skies released alternating...
February 29, 2012 - 9:22am