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The city of River Falls will soon be posting this warning sign by the lower dam of the Kinnickinnic on the trail leading down from Glen Park. There will be a second sign the city will post 1/2 mile down river from the first sign. It's another public access point to the Kinnickinnic River on River Ridge Road.

Signs warn of Kinni's long, remote ride

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Around midnight on this past July 4th weekend Rob Chambers woke to a faint calling. It was very warm and his cabin windows were open. A barely perceptible voice repeated, "We need help."

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Chambers got out of bed, listened and realized the call came from far below his town of Clifton home -- down where the Kinnickinnic River flows.

He turned on all his lights, including a floodlight, hoping to signal those needing rescue.

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