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Wisconsin roundup: Speaker Ryan denies retirement report; more state news briefs
Video: UWRF student surprised with semester scholarship
Gunshot incident investigated in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords; more state news stories
Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
crime and courts
Gymnasts keep soaring
Basketball: Girls pick up first win
Falcon Roundup: 3 named All-Region football
Growth spurt: Cats start 2-0 in BRC
Boys skate past Menomonie
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
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/16/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/18/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
LAIRD YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION: 2017 Annual Report Available
Albert Gerald Timmerman
Russell L. Hinshaw
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Arts minded: Building creative care communities
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
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November 18, 2017
River Falls police: Pot smell draws police; Clean your windows
Police were sent to a residence at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 in the 800 block of South Wasson Lane for a report of the smell of marijuana coming...
November 18, 2017 - 10:00pm
November 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Third western Wis. school threat probed; more state news stories
MENOMONIE — Police in western Wisconsin are investigating a third high school threat within the past week.
November 16, 2017 - 11:23am
St. Croix County’s Nieskes to review officer-involved shooting
St. Croix County’s district attorney will determine whether or not the shooting of a teenager by a sheriff’s deputy was justified. Michael...
November 16, 2017 - 10:26am
November 7, 2017
Hudson man charged with child porn possession
A North Hudson Pepper Fest board member stepped down from his post the day he was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography. St. Croix County prosecutors on Tuesday, Nov. 7, charged 33-year-old Ryan N. Copeland with four felony counts of child porn possession. The Hudson...
November 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Nails again found in Halloween candy; Walker in Jerusalem; more state news stories
NEENAH — For the second year in a row, a trick or treater in Neenah found nails in Halloween candy. Police say the mother of an 11-year-old...
November 2, 2017 - 8:23am
October 24, 2017
River Falls police: Man hides in rafters, multiple underage drinking violations
Man hits bicyclist Phillip Gregory Thomas, 33, New Brighton, Minnesota, was cited $111.40 inattentive driving at 9:29 a.m. Friday. Police were...
October 24, 2017 - 8:45am
October 20, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
MADISON — A state Assembly Republican wants to make it a felony for a person to have sexual contact with animals. De Pere Rep. Andre Jacque...
October 20, 2017 - 9:08am
October 18, 2017
Police investigate threats report at Prescott Middle School
At least two students have been questioned about their role in a suspected shooting threat involving Prescott Middle School that unfolded late...
October 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Packers fans ponder future after Rodgers injury; lawmaker takes aim at roadmaps; more state news stories
In bars and living rooms throughout Wisconsin Sunday, Packer fans wondered about the team's future after quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke his...
October 16, 2017 - 8:38am
October 14, 2017
Second Hudson man sentenced for Woodbury trafficking bust
The second man in a pair of Hudson residents accused of trafficking a homeless woman for commercial sex has been sentenced. Dustin Jeffrey Arthur...
October 14, 2017 - 8:20pm
October 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Trump subsidy cutoff spurs 36 percent Obamacare hike in Wis.; more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsinites on Obamacare will pay an average of 36 percent more to stay on the Affordable Care Act next year.
October 13, 2017 - 9:13am
October 5, 2017
Newport man receives year of probation for Springfield gun burglary
One of four men accused of stealing guns from a town of Springfield home last fall will serve one year of probation. A St. Croix County Circuit...
October 5, 2017 - 9:04pm
Church embezzlement earns former St. Paul principal two-year prison sentence
A former St. Paul assistant principal accused of embezzling nearly $200,000 from a rural Baldwin church will spend two years in prison and faces...
October 5, 2017 - 3:56pm
October 3, 2017
Judge cracks down on first ex-boyfriend sentenced for 'revenge porn' in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Michael Weigel's former partner woke up last December to a stunning email from her ex. "You will never live in peace. You will...
October 3, 2017 - 11:08pm
September 29, 2017
New Richmond man under investigation for “blackmailing” teens into sending nude images
A New Richmond man previously convicted of sending lewd photos to minors was sentenced for violating the terms of his probation after authorities...
September 29, 2017 - 5:09pm