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UW-River Falls Marketing Communication students will be hosting a fundraising event on behalf of Fuel the Drive—a community-based group that is working to assist River Falls High School student Alma Silver, who has cerebral palsy, to transition into adulthood. The event will feature: •Live music from regional country music performer Tim Sigler (8:30-10:30 p.m.) •Bean bag tournament ($10 entry per team of two) •Silent auction featuring donations from area businesses •A DJ spinning today’s hit sounds "Attendees of the event are helping to fund and fuel the dreams of a River Fal
A public information session, including guest speaker Phyllis Rodin of St. Paul, a member of “Move to Amend,” will be held at 7 p.m.
River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody announced that a burning ban for the River Falls area has been lifted due to recent rain. Moody originally announced the burn ban April 15, for the city of River Falls and the following towns; River Falls, Kinnickinnic, Clifton, Pleasant Valley and Troy.
After battling four grass fires Thursday night, April 16, River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody wants to stress that there is still a burning ban in effect for the city of River Falls and the following towns; River Falls, Kinnickinnic, Clifton, Pleasant Valley and Troy. The situation is made worse by another warm, dry forecast for Friday, April 17, with temperatures back into the 70s. All outdoor burning is prohibited.
What started as a grass fire destroyed a shed at a town of Troy home Thursday, April 16. At about 1:40 p.m. River Falls Fire, EMS, and First Responders were called to 548 Old County Road M, for a grass fire that had engulfed a shed. A fire truck from Hudson was called in for mutual aid. By around 2:15 p.m., the fire appeared to have been mostly put out. The shed appeared severely damaged. St. Croix County online property records list the property owners as Dwight and Mary Jo Nelson. There is a burning ban in place in River Falls and the surrounding towns.
The first set of “single family seasonal condos” went up along the roadway at Kelly Creek Preserve to accommodate tenants that have been pretty blue about the lack of affordable housing. St. Croix Valley Bird Club and Kinnickinnic River Land Trust (KRLT), in a cooperative effort, are attempting to re-establish the bluebird population at Kelly Creek Preserve. Jim Higgins, St. Croix Valley Bird Club member, built and installed seven bluebird houses and will be installing additional birdhouses in the near future.
River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody has announced a burning ban effective immediately, for the city of River Falls and the following towns; River Falls, Kinnickinnic, Clifton, Pleasant Valley and Troy. All outdoor burning is prohibited.
MADISON – Friday, April 10, Gov. Scott Walker appointed attorney R. Michael Waterman to serve as Judge of Branch IV of the St. Croix County Circuit Court.
In this week's featured photo, Cheryl Maplethorpe's dog, Dusty, likes to look out the window and observe wildlife that likes to eat birdseed right next to the door, where Dusty can't get them. Maplethorpe took the photo of Dusty watching a wild visitor. For a chance to have your photo featured, email a photo taken in River Falls to reporter Gretta Stark at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Effective immediately, the burn ban that was implemented on April 2 in the City of River Falls, and the following townships; River Falls, Kinnickinnic, Clifton, Pleasant Valley and Troy has been lifted. Fire Chief Scott Nelson announced the ban had been lifted Tuesday afternoon, April 7. People who wish to burn should check with their individual townships for burning permits and are reminded to call either St.