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Local students win poster, speech contests
U receives lots of new recycling bins
A life lived inventing
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 'It's time for a new era'
crime and courts
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
Falcon men clinch WIAC title
Memories resound as UWRF's Karges Center era closes
Small town kids, big league dreams
Darn that storm: Coffee concert canceled
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
She's bringing song back; feel free to join
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/7/17 Public Hearing re: Eagle Storage Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinance 2017-06
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
SHARING FAMILIES: 3/3/17 Annual Meeting Notice
SUMMONS: Applegate Inc. v. Elizabeth DeLabio; Case No. 17-SC-57
Roger N. Hines, 63
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Sheila Kinney Ambrose, 64
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
Real Estate Showcase
September 16, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker takes no stance on investigation into John Doe leaks; aid sought for western Wis. flood damage; nine more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says he has no opinion on whether the state should investigate leaks of secret John Doe testimony alleging pay to play against Republicans. Walker held four news conferences around the state Thursday to promote a new transportation budget. And he was quizzed about...
September 16, 2016 - 9:40am
September 8, 2016
Speaker: Climate change linked to homeowner insurance rates
The River Falls Municipal Utilities and its POWERful Choices program will host a presentation Thursday noon, Sept. 15, at City Hall, 222 Lewis St., called “The Impact of Climate Change on Homeowners and Property Insurance.” For this presentation, lunch will be provided for those...
September 8, 2016 - 10:57am
August 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Another soaking in store for western Wisconsin; opposition emerges to Walker road funding; eight more state news stories
Flash flood watches are in effect for much of the western half of Wisconsin through early Friday, and some places could get up to five inches of rain -- on top of several inches that already fell on parts of St. Croix County. The National Weather Service says a moist airmass will...
August 11, 2016 - 9:14am
July 28, 2016
Featured photo: Storm
A heavy rainstorm hit River Falls Wednesday, July 27. Brian Klawitter shared some photos of the storm, taken from Radio Road, just east of the...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 28, 2016 - 9:18am
July 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
DOWNSVILLE -- For the second day in a row, a person has drowned on the Red Cedar River in western Wisconsin. Dunn County deputies were called late Monday afternoon to the Downsville boat landing in the town of Dunn. Officials say the man was unconscious when he was pulled from the...
July 26, 2016 - 8:51am
July 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
PHILADELPHIA -- Wisconsin Democrats will cast a split vote for president at their party's convention in Philadelphia this week. But by the time it's all over, they expect to be more unified behind Hillary Clinton than Republicans were in giving Donald Trump his send off last week....
July 25, 2016 - 9:18am
Get ready for another round of sirens
River Falls will hold its monthly Early Weather Warning Siren Test at 1 p.m. (today) Monday, July 25. A steady tone alert will blare for three minutes. Downtown at the fire hall, the siren tone is two minutes. Outdoor sirens are activated to warn of the approach of severe storms and...
July 25, 2016 - 8:43am
July 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
CLEVELAND – Gov. Scott Walker says it would have been good for Donald Trump to tone down his rhetoric as he accepted the Republican nomination...
July 22, 2016 - 8:43am
July 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
Wisconsin will feel even more heat and humidity Thursday -- which may be hard to believe, considering it was 98 Wednesday in the far northwest, and Milwaukee reached 90 by noon. To make things worse, more than 18,000 electric customers were sweating through power outages as of 6...
July 21, 2016 - 8:52am
July 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Ryan rallies Republicans at RNC; sheriff tells drivers to put brakes on 'Pokemon'; eight more state news stories
CLEVELAND -- House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville says tensions within the GOP's nominating process are signs of a party "not just going through the motions." Ryan spoke to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Tuesday night, soon after delegates nominated Donald Trump...
July 20, 2016 - 9:16am
July 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: 'Heat Dome' to arrive Thursday; state GOP leaders cite 'troubled times' at RNC; 10 more state news stories
LA CROSSE -- Forecasters are already warning about the dangerous heat that'll blanket western Wisconsin on Thursday. The so-called Heat Dome will bake much of the middle of the country. Highs in the Pierce and St. Croix county area are expected to top out at 93 on Thursday, though...
July 19, 2016 - 8:16am
July 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's Trump opponents vow to press on; Pokémon Go trips bankers' red flags; 12 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker has said that not voting for Donald Trump would be like voting for Hillary Clinton. But some Wisconsin conservatives are still not convinced -- and as the Republican National Convention begins Monday in Cleveland, former state GOP political director Brian Fraley...
July 18, 2016 - 8:30am
July 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Flood damage estimates roll in; latest job approval numbers in for Walker; nine more state news stories
Iron County now estimates $10.6 million in damage from Monday's rains and flooding in northern Wisconsin -- and that's just for tax-funded facilities like the Saxon Harbor. The salvaging of four sunken boats will begin there Friday, and the U.S. Coast Guard says the main concern...
July 15, 2016 - 10:22am
July 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State of emergency declared; 'Blue Lives Matter' debuts at Capitol; eight more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency in eight counties in far northern Wisconsin where storms Monday killed a former mayor, destroyed dozens of boats at a Lake Superior harbor, and dumped 10 inches of rain. Fifty-six-year-old Mitchell Koski, a former mayor of Montreal...
July 13, 2016 - 10:27am
Downburst strikes near Ellsworth Town Hall
Downed trees and minor damage to a structure were reported early Tuesday after storms passed through the Ellsworth area. The National Weather...
July 13, 2016 - 9:55am