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Fan malfunction brings fire department to Second Street building
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Town of Troy yields to county for zoning administration
Mend for tax reciprocity rift underway; Walker now opposes 'path to citizenship'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Divided council establishes bike and pedestrian advisory committee
crime and courts
Koski loses in semifinals, will wrestle for place today
Hudson wrestlers take places - Anderson 3rd, Gierke 4th and Koski 5th
Anderson, Gierke to place at state along with Koski
Koski to wrestle in semifinals at state tourney
Raiders roll in playoff opener
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Carl R. Oehlke Estate; Case No. 15PR15
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/15 Public Hearing - Plant Place Inc. Permit
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance 171-A
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 3/23/15, Case No. 15-CV-104; Charles Rund
James M. "Mike" Madden, 83
Brandee S. Mitchell, 33
Marilyn V. Sampson, 87
Betty J. Larsen, 92
Melvin Johannsen, 86
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
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October 10, 2008
RF library lists free entertainment
The River Falls Public Library, 140 Union Street, is holding a series of free events in conjunction with its current gallery exhibit, "Between the Wars: The 1920s and '30s," a display of artifacts and information running through Oct. 26. Local country music crooner Stuart Page will...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Spandex man loses appeal
An appeals court ruled that a man who wore spandex pants as he accosted several Hudson area women and forced himself on a River Falls motel desk clerk deserves to spend life in prison. In November 2006, a St. Croix County jury found Michael S. Long, now 39, guilty of false imprisonment...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Children needed for 'Beauty & Beast'
Auditions for the Prairie Fire Children's Theatre original musical production of "Beauty & the Beast" is from noon-3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the Meyer Middle School auditorium, 230 N. Ninth St. in River Falls. Up to 75 local children, ages 7 through 16, are needed to play a variety...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Farm City Day is Aug. 9
The UW-River Falls Mann Valley Lab Farm will host the 27th Farm City Day Saturday, Aug. 9. The annual event is an opportunity for families to visit a dairy farm for a day and have guided tours through the fields and barn at the Mann Valley Lab Farm. Participants will see dairy cattle,...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Now Playing briefs
Nature featured in exhibit The River Falls Public Library gallery exhibit of "Flora, Fauna and Fantasy" is a 20-year retrospective of artist Jolanda Stammler's work. Stammler depicts nature in many media: acrylic and pen and ink drawings; fused, slumped and stained glass; intaglio,...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Funding the arts is topic for upcoming meeting
There will be a community meeting to discuss increased funding for the arts and arts education in the St. Croix Valley and across Wisconsin, on July 10, noon-1:30 p.m., at The Phipps Center. The River Falls Community Arts Base and The Phipps Center for the Arts are co-hosting the...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Artful Garden Tour is this weekend
The Hudson Womens' Club Artful Garden Tour is this weekend, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Attendees can tour beautiful gardens, see artists demonstrating and displaying their works and buy a commemorative poster. The official poster for this 10th annual...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Dollahon golf tourney continues to benefit area children
Jim Dollahon loved golf, and he loved helping children and families in need at his job as an investigator with the Pierce County Sherriff's Department. Nearly nine years after his sudden death at the age of 38, the people behind the James F. Dollahon Memorial Fund continue to combine...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Concert series begins in River Falls
The annual Tuesday evening UW-River Falls free summer concert series runs through July 22 at 7 p.m. in the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre on campus. Grilled brats, hamburgers, soda and ice cream will be available for purchase at the concert. Rain site is the UW-RF University Center Falcon's...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Alleged stabber of NH man faces murder charge
A 24-year-old former River Falls man has been charged by the Pierce County District Attorney with attempted first-degree intentional homicide and aggravated battery with a dangerous weapon. The two felonies stem from the knifing of Ronald J. Drexl of North Hudson eight times on...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 21, 2008
North Hudson man survives knife wounds
A 27-year-old North Hudson man is in good condition Tuesday after being stabbed eight times in the upper torso on the pedestrian bridge behind Veterans Park in River Falls around 2 a.m. Sunday. Carrying out a search warrant, River Falls and Woodville police and a St. Croix County...
May 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Agents find a niche selling repossessed homes
Realty agents Cindy Otten and Laurie Larsen are making the best of a bad situation. With dozens of repossessed homes on the market because of the mortgage meltdown, Otten and Larsen have found a niche in selling them. "A home buyer should absolutely be looking right now," says Otten....
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 10, 2008
Hudsonite leading UW-RF to record softball year
Jody (Porter) Gabriel is the interim head softball coach at UW-River Falls and has led the Falcons to a 19-1 overall record at the mid-point of the season. The Falcons, 2-0 in WIAC play, were ranked No. 11 in the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association national poll. UWRF...
April 10, 2008 - 12:00am