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Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
Puppy mill suspect charged with bail jumping
Falcon Center at UW-River Falls officially opens to public
UWRF named 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
crime and courts
Wildcats fall to Chippewa Falls
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Manville Quay Kenney, 66
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Viewpoint: Dam advocate group spreads misinformation at Kinni Corridor Tech Talk
Two worlds apart: The capital and the Great River Road
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
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September 22, 2017
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
The UW-River Falls class of 2020 is the largest in eight years, with a preliminary count of 1,325 students. About 100 of them are lounge lizards...
September 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 18, 2017
Habitat, City ‘moving forward’ since July agreement
St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity is current on all its loan payments as of Tuesday, Sept. 12, after 13 months of no payments on a $400,000 loan from the city, according to Assistant City Administrator Julie Bergstrom. The loan was originally given to Habitat in 2012 to fund the...
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Kinni Corridor talks recreation, tourism, and economics
The River Falls Public Library's lower level meeting space was packed Thursday, Sept. 7 as the Kinni Corridor Project Committee hosted the final...
September 18, 2017 - 10:51am
September 10, 2017
'Trust your instincts': Local computer experts warn against phishing scams
Over the past couple of months, Reubin Herfindahl has seen numbers of people coming into his computer repair shop, Digital Brigade, increase...
September 10, 2017 - 10:00am
August 31, 2017
Henson to 'retire' from AOK
Harold Henson was one of the first artists to take part in the River Falls Community Arts Base's Art on the Kinni event, more than 20 years ago....
August 31, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 29, 2017
River Falls School District bus routes
School is starting Tuesday, Sept. 5 and the River Falls School District's "big yellows" (school busses) will be back on the road, transporting...
August 29, 2017 - 5:33pm
City launches Tree Power Program in time for fall planting
River Falls Municipal Utilities recently launched the 2017 Tree Power Program, providing RFMU customers with an opportunity to purchase a tree...
August 29, 2017 - 8:00am
August 28, 2017
Rain delayed SV school repairs
It's been a busy summer of construction at the Spring Valley Middle/High School. The Spring Valley Board of Education heard construction updates Monday, Aug. 21 on the status of the summer facility projects during its regular meeting. "We're running behind schedule in most of the...
August 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 22, 2017
Retired UWRF prof's writing evolved into book
Clarke Garry, UW-River Falls professor emeritus of biology, had been writing a column for Fly Fishing magazine for years. When the editor/publisher...
August 22, 2017 - 2:52pm
August 21, 2017
Library, UWRF make eclipse plans
River Falls residents have some options for viewing the solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the River Falls Public Library will stream NASA's live Eclipse coverage. A pinhole projector craft project is also planned. Pinhole projectors are a safe way to view the...
August 21, 2017 - 11:43am
August 19, 2017
City approves permit for town of RF sand mine
Both the city of River Falls and the town of River Falls recently approved a special use permit for a sand mining operation on land owned by Peterson Family Real Estate LLC. The land to be mined, W10322 Highway 29, is in the jurisdiction of both the town of River Falls and the city...
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am
August 17, 2017
River Falls Police: tenant who won't leave, barroom brawl
Tenant who won't leave Jennifer Katherine Johnson, 33, homeless, was cited for bail jumping, disorderly conduct, damage to property and burglary on Aug. 9. At about 12:18, police were sent to the 200 block of South Third Street for a report of Johnson kicking in the door of a house...
August 17, 2017 - 10:40am
August 5, 2017
Public vomiting & urinating • Amanda Nicole Firth, 22, St. Paul, Minn., was cited for public vomiting at 11:50 p.m. Friday, July 28. Police saw Firth lean over and vomit on the sidewalk in the 200 block of South Main Street. Firth allegedly told police she had drank an excess of...
August 5, 2017 - 6:00am
August 4, 2017
Drewiske brings long experience as interim land trust director
Drewiske means "Son of the woods," says Dave Drewiske, new interim executive director for the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust (KRLT). "I'm really...
August 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
August 3, 2017
New programs gives kids a taste of travel abroad
Danielle Miller, 17, liked the idea of going on an exchange trip, but wasn't sure if she wanted to commit to a year-long exchange. "Then I found...
August 3, 2017 - 5:00am