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Wisconsin roundup: Closs search to enlist 2,000 volunteers in Barron County; more state news stories
River Falls Police: Shoplifter caught for second time
Brazilian exchange student surprised by many things
Pierce County Blotter: Dogs attack goats, hunters trespassing
Pierce committee recommends Matthys as administrative coordinator
crime and courts
Cross Country: Three Cats run to state
Football: Wildcats win playoff opener
Boys Soccer: Regional final moved to Ramer
Boys Soccer: Hudson, River Falls advance
Falcon Roundup: Koehler tallies hat trick at Lawrence
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/22/18 Kids Club Advisory Council Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/24/18 Coffee With Superintendent
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/25/18 Food Service Council Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/23/18 Planning & Development Workshop
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/23/18 Council Meeting Agenda
RF's Downtown Dixie catering to all women
Rep. Stafsholt receives 'Building Wisconsin' award from ABC
Local family brings together farm, orchard into one business
Snowball's open once again
River Falls native joins chamber
Place a Business Announcement
Marjorie Ann Hughes
Diane G. Johnson
Brent T. Whitaker
LaVaughn Janice Tronnier
Gerald Lawrence Cernohous
In Loving Memory of Leon R. Scott
Annabelle Marie Duerst
UW System: A Positive Investment
Woodworking column: The better version of the PTA
Letters to the editor: Be informed on health care issues; Hooray for the New Dog Park
Bill Rubin column: Interstate takes a pounding
Wild Side Column: We were lucky with two unseasonably strong storms
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September 19, 2018
River Falls Police: Roomie situation turns into meth bust
September 19, 2018 - 3:39am
April 28, 2018
Woman reports possible attempted abduction in Spring Valley
A woman reported what she thought might be a possible attempted abduction in Spring Valley Friday, April 27 after a man approached her and her three children. The woman, who was on a walk with her children near Newman Avenue and Central Street near the Spring Valley Emergency Services...
April 28, 2018 - 7:01pm
'Jail is not designed as a mental health facility'
In Polk County, Wis., a man — young by most standards at no more than 23 or 24 — picked up the phone, dialed 911, then sat down on...
February 28, 2018 - 9:27pm
January 4, 2018
Academy's 'mom' feels called to law enforcement
EAU CLAIRE — Melissa Diedtrich stood out from her 16 fellow Chippewa Valley Law Enforcement Academy graduates. She was elected class leader,...
January 4, 2018 - 2:37pm
December 15, 2017
Gunshot incident investigated in River Falls
A gunshot struck a River Falls business Thursday night after a round was accidentally fired during a domestic argument, according to authorities....
December 15, 2017 - 10:51am
October 25, 2017
Homicide investigation leads to River Falls complex
A St. Paul homicide led authorities to a River Falls apartment Sunday, where tactical officers were deployed. The St. Croix County Sheriff's...
October 25, 2017 - 11:07am
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
A 39-year-old western Wisconsin man suspected of jumping bail is in custody after an hours-long standoff with authorities in Woodville Sunday,...
September 25, 2017 - 3:50pm
September 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Clayton police chief accused of sexual misconduct; 10 more state news stories
CLAYTON — A small town police chief in western Wisconsin has been arrested and charged with sexual misconduct. Grant Pickard faces four charges,...
September 11, 2017 - 8:36am
July 28, 2017
Wisconsin Roundup: Wisconsin casts split vote as Senate rejects ‘Skinny Repeal’; more state news
WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson says he's disappointed with what he calls a "dysfunctional process" in the U.S. Senate, after...
July 28, 2017 - 10:13am
July 6, 2017
Gottfredsen named first-ever Police Officer of the Year
Surprise was Chris Gottfredsen's initial reaction when he found out he'd been named the River Falls Police Officer of the Year. "Later I felt...
July 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Police Beat: Barkeeper ticketed for staying open late
A 21-year-old female bartender at Maverick's Corner Saloon, 128 N. Main St., was given citations for open after hours and selling alcohol to...
January 6, 2017 - 9:19am
November 30, 2016
Man had fallen, was injured, then died
The River Falls man who was found dead in the 1600 block of Valley Quail Drive late Monday appears to have bled to death from a wound after falling at home. Police say that a preliminary Ramsey County, Minn., medical examiner's autopsy report indicates the death of Jeffrey Carlson,...
November 30, 2016 - 12:50pm
October 19, 2016
'Medical emergency' sends driver careening
Traffic on Main Street River Falls was snarled before 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, by a southbound driver who lost control and crashed into a light...
October 19, 2016 - 12:10pm
October 6, 2016
New, restructured police position stresses big C for community
River Falls Police Officer Paul Jensen’s new job isn’t just new for him —it’s also new to the police department. Jensen is the new community...
October 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 10, 2016
Police seek clues in Baldwin business burglary
More than a month after a Baldwin warehouse was burglarized, police said they are no closer to cracking the case that left hundreds of thousands of dollars in destroyed property. Baldwin Police Chief Darren Krueger said the case involving a burglary and theft at Woodville Warehousing...
August 10, 2016 - 7:44am