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Council votes to support mixed-income housing on South Main
Community Ed catalog on its way
WisDOT preparing for Highway 29 construction
Wisconsin roundup: Farm bill offers Wis. farmers ‘a little bit more certainty’; more state news stories
Judge questioned, released after alcohol-related traffic stop in Hudson
crime and courts
Nice 10-pointer for River Falls resident
UWRF earns NCAA/MOAA Diversity Award
Boys Basketball: River Falls tops La Crosse Logan
Boys Hockey: Wildcats pick up first win
Swimmers step up at Eau Claire
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
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/17/18 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/17/18 Educational Program Committee Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/19/18 Lunch With Superintendent
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/17/18 Finance & Facilities Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/17/18 School Board Meeting
First National Bank of River Falls Surprises UWRF Student With a Free Semester of Tuition
Hudson Physicians is pleased to welcome Matthew Beeson, MD.
Pierce Co. Tourism launches research project with grant
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
New owner takes over Calypso salon
Place a Business Announcement
David L. Klinefelter
James A. Leonard
Robert "Bob" Baglio
Dwaine "Bumps" Persells
Karen J. Bloodhart
Hank Nolan Matzek
In Loving Memory of Harvey L. & Irene A. Johnson
In Loving Memory of Leon R. Scott
Brux column: The economics of a proxy-war
Letters to the editor: Kudos to YMCA for replacing styrofoam cups
Bill Rubin column: Time out: Chuck Taylor All Star shoes
Views from the Right column: Keep incentives for less government dependency
Woodworking column: 400 ways to make a humble sandwich
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August 10, 2018
Utility leadership consider utility trends, look to RFMU's future
River Falls City Council Member Diane Odeen has been on the city's Utility Advisory Board since she was first elected to the council in 2013....
August 10, 2018 - 6:05am
April 30, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. utilities ordered to share tax credits with customers; more state news stories
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission is ordering the state's utilities to share their tax savings with customers. The federal corporate tax...
April 30, 2018 - 9:01am
February 19, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. electric rates some of nation’s highest; more state news stories
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports Wisconsin has some of the highest electricity rates in the country, despite...
February 19, 2018 - 9:14am
December 22, 2017
Things are looking bright at Foley United
Foley United, a global manufacturer of engineered grinders for the golf and turf industry, recently replaced aging fluorescent lighting with...
December 22, 2017 - 7:49am
May 18, 2015
Elwood takes new post at Xcel Energy
Takes community relations manager post after retirement of Trudy Popenhagen Brian Elwood recently began his new role as community relations...
May 18, 2015 - 12:16pm
November 14, 2014
You might call it a big ‘dam’ decision: City ponders options for relicensing hydroelectric dams
River Falls has had dams and hydroelectric power generation for more than 100 years, according to City Administrator Scot Simpson. The city’s...
November 14, 2014 - 5:00am
May 22, 2014
Prairie Island operating at partial capacity with one unit down
RED WING - A nuclear power plant at the Wisconsin-Minnesota border is running at only partial capacity. The second of two units is down at the...
May 22, 2014 - 10:27am
April 16, 2014
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Michael Page (last week’s letter writer), a proponent of a ‘free’ Kinnickinnick River, asks us to imagine the Kinni without dams, and asks whether we would dam it today. I love wilderness, too, but to see a cascade, Willow River State Park is close enough for me. I’m...
April 16, 2014 - 3:34pm
January 29, 2014
Energy company’s customers praised
Even in the midst of another polar blast, they turned down their thermostats to 60 to conserve scarce natural gas. Marti Piepgras of St. Croix...
January 29, 2014 - 8:53am
November 6, 2013
Solar photovoltaic system reception at UWRF
A small informal project completion reception for the new solar photovoltaic system at the RDI building at UW-River Falls will be held from 3-3:30...
November 6, 2013 - 9:05am
June 3, 2013
Dane County is about to get a second plant that would convert raw waste from cows into electricity
Dane County is about to get a second plant that would convert raw waste from cows into electricity for area residents. Media reports say a new community manure digester will be built west of Middleton at the Ziegler Dairy Farms. Construction began earlier this week. Dane County's...
June 3, 2013 - 11:07am
March 22, 2013
Utility director brings energy expertise home
Kevin Westhuis started March 4 as the new director of the River Falls Municipal Utility and said last week he's excited about the job and about...
March 22, 2013 - 9:31am
February 20, 2013
PSC rejects Forest wind-farm plan
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission declined plans for a 41-turbine wind farm near the town of Forest in St. Croix County. Emerging Energies planned to generate about 100 megawatts of power from the 250 million dollar project.State regulators listed concerns about the impact...
February 20, 2013 - 11:09am
February 18, 2013
City hires utilities director
The City Council agreed at its Feb. 12 meeting night to hire Kevin Westhuis as River Falls' new utilities director starting Monday, March 4....
February 18, 2013 - 9:27am
February 14, 2013
St. Croix County wind farm project application denied by PSC
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin voted 2-1 on Thursday, Feb. 14, to deny an application of Highland Wind Farm, LLC, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct a 102.5 megawatt (MW) wind electric facility in the Towns of Forest and Cylon in St.
February 14, 2013 - 12:29pm