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Detecting a temperature drop at Rocky Branch school on Dec. 22, late-night custodian Janel Hanson decided to check the boiler room controls. She found virtually no water pressure and that shut off the furnace. Hanson's work wasn't done. She went into action. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Unlikely hero saves the day at Rocky Branch
1 hour 8 min ago
January 18, 2017
New county-wide mass notification system in play
18 hours 39 min ago
Jennifer Bowers
Somerset suspect's girlfriend accused of assaulting toddler
19 hours 2 min ago
Spring Valley/Elmwood senior Dylan Bune, the No. 3 ranked 126-pounder, wrestles in this photo earlier this season. (File photo)
Prep wrestling: Jan. 18 weekly rankings released
19 hours 36 min ago
House panel takes first step to end Sunday liquor sales ban
20 hours 49 min ago
Red Wing police respond Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, to a call for help from a Goodhue County Sheriff's Office deputy, who was injured at a residence in the 900 block of West Fourth Street. (Photo by Samantha Bengs)
UPDATE: Deputy attacked in Red Wing neighborhood while serving civil papers, police say
22 hours 21 min ago
Clarence Hicks
Kentucky man to enter plea in Bailey case
January 18, 2017 - 10:50am
Brody Hamilton
One pound of psychedelic mushrooms found after bust
January 18, 2017 - 9:17am
Wisconsin's state Capitol building in Madison, where lawmakers recently passed the first bill of 2017. (Photo courtesy of state of Wisconsin)
Wisconsin roundup: State Senate votes to help cheese distributor; man killed in snowmobile crash; 8 more state news stories
January 18, 2017 - 8:46am
January 17, 2017
Ellsworth sophomore Logan Benson drives to the basket against Somerset on Tuesday, Jan. 17. (Herald photo by Jalen Knuteson)
MBC boys basketball: Ellsworth empties bench in win
January 17, 2017 - 10:51pm
The Bay City Village Hall was packed with roughly 30 people Wednesday, Jan. 11 for the caucus where three newcomers as well as incumbents were nominated for two trustee positions and village president. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Caucus identifies challengers for Bay City board
January 17, 2017 - 1:50pm
Wisconsin roundup: Study names Wisconsin among best states for lovers; schools closed, delayed around state; 9 more state news stories
January 17, 2017 - 10:35am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Thinking anew about education
January 17, 2017 - 10:29am
Dr. Xiao Liu and Jim MacTavish stand in their new River Falls business Sunshine Traditional Chinese Acupuncture in front of Dr. Liu’s various medical degrees. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Matthew Lambert)
Chinese acupuncture brings 'sunshine' to River Falls
January 17, 2017 - 7:15am
Greater St. Croix Valley Legislative Day set for Feb. 8
January 17, 2017 - 7:00am