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River Falls Journal
RFMU seeks approval from state for water rate increase
Charges filed against Hager City driver in crash
Charges filed in New Richmond escape case
What should be done for Troy’s slippery road?
Missing Dunn County man found dead in Glen Lake
crime and courts
Wildcats clinch first ever BRC baseball title
Hudson boys, River Falls girls win BRC track titles
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
DNR Secretary’s Award goes to conservation leader ‘Buck’ Malick
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Library celebrates mortgage burning with with fiery entertainment
Goliath Challenge obstacle races set for May 30
Parade, program set for Memorial Day in River Falls
City and school pitch in for Arbor Day
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/4/15 Land Use Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/1/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 6/4/15 Board of Review Notice
TOWN OF CLIFTON: Noxious Weeds Notice
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 2015-16 Liquor License Renewals
Marilyn A. Motl, 85
Florence Soares, 97
Virginia Rodli, 101
Louellyn Wilma Reiss Nestingen
David L. Boles, 65
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
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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 from the first line of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (translated from Old English), "When April with his showers sweet; The drought...
sports / outdoors
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...
news / accidents
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 over a 24-hour period. The wintry mix prompted plows, snow shovels and slide-in accidents to appear throughout the region. The National Weather...
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...
business / government
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...
education / family / news
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 away drifted snow and treat slippery roads throughout the region, there were signs of spring. Laborers working on behalf of Natural Beauty...
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 of snow. After a breakfast watching the birds at the feeder we put on snowshoes and hiked around. It was a beautiful scene with all the...
sports / outdoors
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...
education / government
March 14, 2013 - 10:25am
March 13, 2013
As winter ends, sounds of spring begin
Winter has its share of nasty storms, but the ones in spring and summer are preceded by the city's warning sirens. Those sirens must be tested regularly, so get ready. River Falls's audible testing of the outdoor warning siren system has the following schedule. If there's severe...
March 13, 2013 - 12:21pm
March 5, 2013
Weather disrupts garbage service
An announcement on the City of River Falls' web site says heavy snow prevented Advanced Disposal garbage truck from pickup up residential garbage today, March 5, which means pickup service will run one day behind for the remainder of the week.
news / business
March 5, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATE: Accidents causing I-94 slowdowns; Red Cedar bridge crash now cleared
Traffic accidents near Hudson and Menomonie caused temporary slowdowns for travelers Tuesday morning. The State Patrol announced about 10:10...
news / accidents
March 5, 2013 - 9:00am
February 11, 2013
Weather disrupts afternoon commute
Blowing and drifting snow on top of a wintry mix made for slippery roadways the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 11, when around 3:15 p.m., a passerby reported a one-vehicle rollover accident on Hwy. 65, just north of Liberty Road, where a vehicle apparently skidded off the road and landed...
February 11, 2013 - 4:10pm
January 30, 2013
Winter rages on
The National Weather Service, as well as Wisconsin's Department of Emergency Management, warned the afternoon of Jan. 30 of the various winter-weather dangers around the state. Weather experts have declared a wind-chill advisory effective throughout western Wisconsin in the counties...
January 30, 2013 - 4:41pm
January 29, 2013
UPDATE: River Falls schools close; other area schools starting late Tuesday
Following a two-hour delay announced early Tuesday, River Falls school officials decided to close for the day, Superintendent Tom Westerhaus announced about 7:40 a.m. River Falls and many other area schools were to be opening two hours late Tuesday but as the morning unfolded, it...
news / education
January 29, 2013 - 5:39am