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A life lived inventing
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 'It's time for a new era'
School notches top character award
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
crime and courts
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
Falcon men clinch WIAC title
Memories resound as UWRF's Karges Center era closes
Small town kids, big league dreams
Darn that storm: Coffee concert canceled
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
She's bringing song back; feel free to join
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/7/17 Public Hearing re: Eagle Storage Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinance 2017-06
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
SHARING FAMILIES: 3/3/17 Annual Meeting Notice
SUMMONS: Applegate Inc. v. Elizabeth DeLabio; Case No. 17-SC-57
Roger N. Hines, 63
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Sheila Kinney Ambrose, 64
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
Real Estate Showcase
December 4, 2016
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
We feature them every year at this time — Jerry Carter and Mel Germanson, two men in the their mid-80s, the Grumpy Old Men. They aren't grumpier than anybody else. Years ago they gave themselves that name as a spoof on the popular 1993 movie — starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau...
December 4, 2016 - 6:00am
December 3, 2016
Featured reader letter
Moratorium needed to protect drinking waterKim DupreEmeraldThe St. Croix County Board is reviewing a moratorium on new or expanding industrial farms due to concerns over water quality in our country. Recently, three additional families in Emerald township are without access to safe...
December 3, 2016 - 6:00am
November 24, 2016
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
The warm, strong taste of chili provides delicious comfort to your stomach and winter-worn soul. From chilly fall days to cold winter evenings, chili offers a cozy satisfaction at suppertime for many Wisconsinites. Our town shows its love for chili each year with the River Falls annual...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 23, 2016
Grumpy Old Men
These two beloved characters having been holding two-day, post-Thanksgiving Day food drives in downtown River Falls for more than 20 years. This...
November 23, 2016 - 6:00am
November 22, 2016
'I'm not eating that': When teen diets conflict with Thanksgiving
Some families gathering for Thanksgiving this week may have something to argue about besides politics: what to do when teens at the table follow a different diet than everyone else. One in six U.S. parents say their teen has tried a diet that is vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan or paleo...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. all are welcome! St Bridget Catholic Church, 211 E Division St. will host this year’s non-demoninational,...
November 22, 2016 - 10:42am
October 5, 2016
Featured photo: Late Harvest
Mark and Mara DeBoe, of the town of Pleasant Valley, shared this featured photo Mara calls "Last Cutting," "Late Cutting," or "Late Harvest."...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 5, 2016 - 1:56pm
September 29, 2016
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
A new face is coming soon to downtown River Falls. Construction begins in October at 122 S. Main Street for what owner and founder Dustin Dodge...
September 29, 2016 - 5:00am
September 15, 2016
It's here again: Big bacon festival in River Falls is Sept. 17-18 weekend
“Anyone who is looking to enjoy two days of bacon will be in ‘hog heaven’ at Bacon Bash,” said Judy Berg, Chamber of Commerce Tourism...
September 15, 2016 - 9:57am
August 28, 2016
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Recently a group of 14-year-old girls could be seen using a post driver to install signs along the White Pathway, and Kinnickinnic Pathway by...
August 28, 2016 - 6:00am
August 19, 2016
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
The annual River Falls Bacon Bash festival is back by popular demand. Last year more than 16,000 flocked to the two-day event. It’s now billed...
August 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 12, 2016
WATCH: Friday fun at the Pierce County Fair
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Fair kicked off Friday with junior horse and open dairy judging, followed by junior and open goat judging. Check...
August 12, 2016 - 4:35pm
August 5, 2016
New West Wind owner will continue ‘Pechacek legacy’
The West Wind Supper Club is changing hands after 35 years under Pechacek family ownership. But it’s a familiar hand. With owner Kevin Pechacek...
August 5, 2016 - 5:00am
July 27, 2016
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Both food and sunshine were plentiful at the annual River Falls Municipal Utilities customer appreciation event held last 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday,...
July 27, 2016 - 3:03pm
July 11, 2016
What does “local food” mean to state consumers?
Wisconsin consumers widely agree that “local” food means food grown in Wisconsin, according to a new statewide survey conducted by faculty affiliated with UW-Extension, UW-Madison, and UW-River Falls. Food from Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, meanwhile, is not considered...
July 11, 2016 - 5:08pm