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UWRF, CAFES award scholarships, recognize outstanding service
Graduate labored to Start Her CVTC Career
Wisconsin roundup: Foxconn denies report it is scaling back Wis. plans; more state news stories
Tuition stipends still available for students
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. woman pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing case; more state news stories
crime and courts
Boys' Golf: RF, Hudson advance to sectional
Baseball: Cats ready for crunch time
Jerry shines at gymnastics nationals
Track and Field: Wildcats sending 32 to sectional
Aggressive bears reported in St. Croix County
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
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Winter St. Directional Boring 2018-2019
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Directional Boring 2018-2020
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/29/18 Revolving Loan Committee Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Dog Park Fencing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Wayfinding Signs
Thrivent Financials Nesvold Earns Retirement Income Certified Professional Designation
Community leaders celebrate U.S. Small Business Week
River Falls will welcome Wisconsin First Lady
Hudson couple opens Farrell's Bodyshaping gym
Loehr joins First National Community Bank Board
Place a Business Announcement
Roberta Ann Johnson
Joy Elaine Hall
Douglas Carter Page
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Letters to the editor: Global health security; Vandalism of Rainbow Flags and Help from the FBI
Woodworking column: Salary inequities seem endless
Bill Rubin column: Play ball: Hope springs eternal
Woodworking column: Bacon in all of its forms
From this Perch column: Unity and division
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December 12, 2017
Update: Teen crash victim ID'd, in critical condition
TOWN OF MARTELL -- An 18-year-old man from Bay City was airlifted from the scene of a two-vehicle crash at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 in the town...
December 12, 2017 - 9:32am
June 29, 2017
Weather service: Tornado that hit Pierce County was EF-1
The National Weather Service confirmed what many eyewitnesses already knew — it was a tornado that struck Pierce County on Wednesday. Michelle...
June 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
June 28, 2017
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
TOWN OF MARTELL — At least one person was injured after a fast-developing storm produced a tornado that destroyed numerous buildings Wednesday,...
June 28, 2017 - 8:37pm
May 23, 2017
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
Many people brought items to River Falls' Spring Cleanup event May 8-13. But town of Martell resident Dana Pruitt had a different mission. He...
May 23, 2017 - 6:03am
July 22, 2015
Preserving history in Martell: Committee gets old schoolhouse running
For people like Francine Rudesill, preserving the Old Martell Schoolhouse is about more than just preserving history. The lifetime resident...
July 22, 2015 - 1:56pm
July 10, 2015
UPDATE: Old Martell grocery store fire cause undetermined (+ video)
Fire heavily damaged a vintage Pierce County building -- the former Martell grocery store -- early Thursday evening. Owner Dan Knutson, who...
July 10, 2015 - 10:24am
June 19, 2015
Plum City man injured in town of Martell crash
A Pierce County man was hospitalized Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 63 in the town of Martell. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, 28-year-old Joshua Larson, was on Highway 63 near 850th Avenue at 6:35 a.m. when he lost control...
June 19, 2015 - 11:30am
February 7, 2014
UPDATE: Two-vehicle accident with injuries on Hwy. 63
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident with injuries took place just at 12 p.m. Friday in the Pierce County town of Martell just north of Lawton. Barbara...
February 7, 2014 - 2:06pm
November 21, 2013
Rural couple wonders if graffiti was aimed at them
About three weeks ago as she drove to pick up a friend and then head to an artists’ meeting in St. Paul, Deana Pass saw the symbol on the back of a stop sign. Two weeks later she saw the second one on a stop sign much closer to her town of Martell home. The drawings -- crudely...
November 21, 2013 - 9:35am
August 10, 2013
Two-vehicle accident leads to rollover, injuries
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident led to an injury late Friday afternoon at the north intersection of Hwys. 29 and 63 in Martell Township. A...
August 10, 2013 - 6:02pm
August 29, 2012
Martell School garage sale Saturday
MARTELL--A garage sale will be going on at the Martell School this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This will be the second day of the fundraising...
August 29, 2012 - 10:00am
July 2, 2012
Nelson descendants plan family reunion
The descendants of Andreas and Sonne Nelson, pioneer Norwegian settlers in the Martell area, will celebrate their heritage with a family reunion...
July 2, 2012 - 4:05pm
April 25, 2012
Benefit for breast cancer patient April 28
A benefit event for Sarah Wilson-Freeland will be held this Saturday at the El Paso Bar and Grill, W4277 CTH G, Ellsworth. The event will feature...
April 25, 2012 - 10:38am
February 1, 2012
Letter: So many people gave me comfort while I grieved
I would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and affection my family is still receiving after the loss of my son, Joe Fern. There was a very large turnout at his funeral. What a great tribute it was to Joe and what a wonderful acknowledgement to the kind of person he...
February 1, 2012 - 3:17pm
August 26, 2011
Wow: Same shop, same flowers, same love
In 1946, Ed Hanson bought his wife Betty yellow roses for their wedding at Pearson Florist & Greenhouse in River Falls. On Aug. 17 of 2011, Hanson bought yellow roses from Pearson Florist for his wife for their 65th wedding anniversary. In a world of frequent divorces, Ed and...
August 26, 2011 - 3:00pm