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November 21, 2017
Sledding injuries — such as broken arms, back injuries and concussions — are common at the The Urgency Room, according to Dr. Carolyn McClain. She recommends choosing snowy, not icy hills and to make sure the hill is free of obstacles like jumps, bumps, rocks, poles or trees before beginning sledding. Stock photo
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
September 27, 2017
As Minnesota and Wisconsin grapple with solutions to further curb impaired driving, repeat drunken drivers continue to find their way onto the road. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia.
At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system
September 27, 2017 - 8:45am
September 21, 2017
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New personal e-alarms can enhance safety, even at UWRF
September 21, 2017 - 6:00am
September 10, 2017
Padraic Morton stands in front of his business Computer Concierge in downtown Hudson. Morton said he has seen a rise in reports of virus scams. File photo
'Trust your instincts': Local computer experts warn against phishing scams
September 10, 2017 - 10:00am
September 7, 2017
Highlighting laws related to school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists
September 7, 2017 - 7:45pm
December 15, 2016
Chippewa Valley Technical College Fire Safety Center Technician Kim Nessel, in full firefighting gear, and CVTC FireMedic Instructor Jeff Turner finish final preparations for a burn test in which the Christmas tree pictured would be set on fire as part of a test of fire detection and prevention equipment at the Fire Safety Center burn room in Eau Claire Dec. 13. (Submitted photos)
At CVTC: Building-in-a-building provides fire-testing scene
December 15, 2016 - 2:51pm
September 26, 2016
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
September 26, 2016 - 5:04pm
August 25, 2016
Pictured are (from left): Investigator Kristopher Stewart (Prescott), Chief Officer Michael Schaffer (Elmwood), Chief John DuBois (Spring Valley), Kim French (co-owner of River City Stitch), Amanda Hines (RCS employee), Chief Gordon Young (River Falls), Chief Eric Ladwig (Ellsworth) and Pierce County Peace Officers Benevolent Association President Robby Jaeger (Pierce County Sheriff’s Department). (River Falls Journal photo by Sarah Young)
Back the blue? Sure, how about with 111 shirts!
August 25, 2016 - 5:00am
August 20, 2016
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
August 20, 2016 - 5:00am
August 4, 2016
Cougar sighting reported in Prescott
August 4, 2016 - 10:22am
June 1, 2016
Police Beat: Attack of the windshield; traffic stops lead to drug arrests
June 1, 2016 - 11:23am
May 11, 2016
Shooting complaint: Deputies search town of Glenwood home
May 11, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 4, 2016
The storm shelter, located near First National Bank of River Falls Field, will serve as bathrooms for park-goers during good weather.
Hoffman Park in River Falls now has a safe place to shelter from storms
May 4, 2016 - 12:31pm
April 30, 2016
Cyndi Cashman, Lisa Weiss, Dick Rinehart and Jeff Husby stand by the intersection they view as unsafe at Hwy. 29/County Road FF/770th Avenue with Comforts of Home in the background. Big contributions from Weiss, Rinehart and Husby will allow for the purchase of a new streetlight there. Cashman's 2009 Ford Explorer, parked to the left, was rearended a few years ago at that intersection. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Let there be light: Concerned citizens make it happen
April 30, 2016 - 6:00am
April 28, 2016
Sam Filkins walks away from the “crash” scene with an emergency responder. Student organizers hope the mock crash will encourage other students to drive safely.
Mock crash makes real impact
April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
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