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Former Hudson man accused of raping child
Pink is a problem, city says
City to look at combined EMS, Fire building at Ward Avenue
Former Junior Redbirds coach charged with felony child sex crimes
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin gets sweltering heat for first day of Fall; and more state news stories
crime and courts
Runners sweep RL Invite
Trinity Academy XC starts strong
Raiders set for BRC Golf Tourney
Tennis handed first BRC loss
Raider spikers stretch streak to six
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
Crowning Achievements Pageant set for Nov. 4
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Donis L. Cullum Estate; Case No. 17PR87
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Equal Opportunity Housing Notice
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Crossing Trail Head- Well Construction
NOTICE and ORDER of HEARING: 9/21/17, Case No. 17TP24, Terminate Parental Rights
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: MHC Paradise Landing, LLC
Betty Ann Tynes, 88
Peter E. Todd, 94
Harold R. Olson, 89
James King (Kingfish)
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Pastoral reflections: No errors in the Bible
Letters: Thank you for road project; Reaction to inclusion resolution
Library column: Banned books at the library
Column: New bridge begins new chapter
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March 29, 2017
Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
St. Croix County prosecutors filed felony charges against a River Falls-area man after authorities allegedly found about a half-pound of pot...
March 29, 2017 - 7:54pm
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
A rural River Falls woman made her initial appearance Wednesday in St. Croix County Circuit Court on allegations she embezzled more than a quarter-million...
March 29, 2017 - 3:02pm
March 24, 2017
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Words matter. That's what a Wisconsin judge said last week before sentencing a man accused of making jailhouse phone calls in which he instructed...
March 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 10, 2017
Cutting edge: Easy to speak up
A first-year state lawmaker says what matters most is “the voice of my constituents.” Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls, 30th District), has put that priority into action by developing a new online interactive system.
March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
February 9, 2017
Charges: Fleeing man brandished hatchet, Bowie knife
A River Falls man had already led law enforcement on a 23-mile chase and slammed into two police cruisers before brandishing a hatchet in one...
February 9, 2017 - 1:46pm
February 6, 2017
Will another shoe drop along with tuition?
RIVER FALLS — Cautious optimism. That's what Dean Van Galen said abounds at University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where officials await details on a likely tuition decrease from Gov. Scott Walker. The Republican governor unveiled the surprise proposal during last month's State...
February 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 13, 2017
Man found dead in rural River Falls; high carbon monoxide levels present
High carbon monoxide levels were detected at a town of River Falls house where a man was found dead Thursday, Jan. 12 The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as 80-year-old John Eisele. The news release did not list the address of the call, but authorities and firefighters...
January 13, 2017 - 2:13pm
January 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Storm makes for slow western Wisconsin commute; Madison faculty take aim at DNR's climate change stance; 8 more state news stories
RIVER FALLS — Slow driving was the name of the game Tuesday morning in western Wisconsin. After a storm dropped about an inch of snow over...
January 10, 2017 - 10:02am
January 2, 2017
River Falls arrest follows discovery of vulnerable girl
A vulnerable teen was found safe and a man was arrested Saturday in River Falls after a search for the girl by authorities. According to a joint...
January 2, 2017 - 10:41am
December 28, 2016
River Falls, town of Troy at odds over annexation
A legal battle is underway in St. Croix County over a piece of farmland annexed by River Falls that town of Troy officials argue was an illegal action. The town filed a lawsuit in September alleging the annexation of 292 acres of land, which doesn’t share a border with River Falls,...
December 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 9, 2016
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
A letter has been sent this week to River Falls Mayor Dan Toland informing him and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development that the Lutheran Home, 640 N. Main St., will close. A news release Friday, Dec. 9, from The Lutheran Home Association's Belle Plaine, Minn., headquaters...
December 9, 2016 - 2:07pm
December 2, 2016
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
ELLSWORTH – On Tuesday, Nov. 29, River Falls police arrested Ryan Mulhern, 27, Hudson, on the following three charges: --Second Degree Sexual...
December 2, 2016 - 2:29pm
November 30, 2016
Man had fallen, was injured, then died
The River Falls man who was found dead in the 1600 block of Valley Quail Drive late Monday appears to have bled to death from a wound after falling at home. Police say that a preliminary Ramsey County, Minn., medical examiner's autopsy report indicates the death of Jeffrey Carlson,...
November 30, 2016 - 12:50pm
October 24, 2016
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
A Beldenville girl killed in a crash last week swerved off the road to avoid being struck by another motorist on her cellphone, according to new information released Monday by St. Croix County authorities. The victim, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 16-year-old...
October 24, 2016 - 9:04am