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River Falls Journal
Sirens to sound, but it’s only a test
UPDATE: Radio Road/Hwy. 35 opens while other roads close
'Hero driver' named Wisconsin School Bus Driver of the Year
Harsdorf: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
It's official: Tri-Angels playground site named
crime and courts
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Noted local family reunites for a special anniversary
Gathering beckons to those in need of shelter
Weekend Happenings: July 25-27
Golden girl's activity a hit at River Falls Public Library
arts and entertainment
Beth C. Ulrich, 65
Richard A. M. Kruger, 70
Carol M. Lindquist, 68
Clyde Gunsallus, 90
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: July & August, 2014 Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
December 15, 2013
Third child in Oak Grove Township accident dies
ST. PAUL - A third child who was injured in an accident which took place Thursday in Oak Grove Township died Saturday. Five-year old Laynie...
news / accidents
December 15, 2013 - 10:17am
June 3, 2013
Young boy in medically-induced coma after being pulled from Chippewa River
LAKE HALLIE - A young boy was said to be put into a medically-induced coma, after he was rescued from a submerged van that was pushed from a boat-landing into the Chippewa River. WEAU TV of Eau Claire quoted Logan Buchli's relatives as saying he was in an induced coma yesterday at...
news / accidents
June 3, 2013 - 9:34am
May 30, 2013
Reward money increased to find out who illegally shot bear near Star Prairie
STAR PRAIRIE - More reward money is being offered to help authorities find the people who illegally shot a hibernating bear in northwest Wisconsin. The DNR said the bear was shot in February while sleeping in a culvert near Star Prairie. It was dragged to place near Somerset where...
news / outdoors
May 30, 2013 - 10:05am
June 27, 2012
New Richmond diver found dead in Lake Superior
SAULT ST. MARIE, Mich. - The body of a Western Wisconsin diver was recovered Tuesday in Lake Superior off the Michigan coast. Police search crews recovered the body of Derril Yerigan of New Richmond. He'd been with a group exploring a shipwreck that is in 174 feet of water. On Monday,...
news / accidents
June 27, 2012 - 6:26am
June 12, 2012
UPDATE: Missing man's name released in apparent drowning
BAY CITY - A search continues today for a 38-year-old man missing in Lake Pepin on the Wisconsin-Minnesota border. Pierce County authorities say Troy Goehrs fell from a boat last Saturday near Bay City. Wife Brenda jumped in the water to try-and-rescue him. But after Troy went underwater,...
June 12, 2012 - 7:51am
October 20, 2011
Radio Road: 18 months and counting
Early signs of a big road project for Hwy. 35N and Radio Road were evident last week as surveyors took soil borings need for the design of a...
October 20, 2011 - 9:08am
October 10, 2011
Bear attack leaves man injured in Superior; police kill injured animal
SUPERIOR -- A man was hospitalized Saturday, after tangling with a bear on the southern edge of Superior. At 8 p.m., Superior Police were called to a property on East Old No. 105 Road, after receiving a report of a mauling. The identity of the injured party has not yet been released. The...
outdoors / accidents / sports
October 10, 2011 - 8:08am
May 24, 2011
County sheriff departments, ATF confiscate stolen guns and ammunition
A combined effort between the St. Croix County and Pierce County Sheriff's departments and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in April resulted in removing a number stolen guns and ammunition from St. Croix County. Investigator Cary Rose said Thursday...
May 24, 2011 - 6:31am
March 6, 2009
Unemployment rates soar across region
Local unemployment rates throughout western Wisconsin took a significant jump upward in January, according to figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. In January 2008, the unemployment rate in St. Croix County was just 4.7 percent.
March 6, 2009 - 7:00am