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Murphy named Prescott Valedictorian
Two Wisconsin National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan
Prescott Referendum Buzz: Why operate four buildings?
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Weston man makes first court appearance on charges of allegedly running a cock-fighting ring
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: The debate over voter ID continues, again
crime and courts
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wild lose again in a shootout
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: WIAA considering different criteria for private school classification
Wild Side: Strange but familiar forms of water
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: UW-Milwaukee clinches Tourney berth by winning Horizon
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
Spring Gala to support our animal friends
Library service of today, tomorrow eyed
World War II hero receives an overdue medal
SV native to appear on The Price is Right Monday
Dodge puts top pastime to use making shawls
arts and entertainment
David "Dave" Harden, 66
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Bernard Sherman Grant, 95
Susan Marie Blomstrom, 57
Editorial: Escape winter damage, unethical contractors
Old Cowbelle: Peace; Past, Present, Future
Old Cowbelle: Excitement ... Full Circle
Letter: He was impressed with visiting EHS basketball players
Editorial: Don't become ID theft victim
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 3/17/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/17/14 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/19/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/13/14 Board of Health Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY PARKS COMMITTEE: 3/17/14 Meeting Agenda
August 9, 2013
Editorial: Growing gardens, grass smart move
In a climate with a relatively short growing season, it’s important to get outdoors whenever possible. One doesn’t need to go far. Locales as close as the back yard offer opportunities to be in touch directly with nature. Gardening has long been known as a great way...
opinion / editorials
August 9, 2013 - 12:32pm
August 8, 2013
Pay tribute to your beloved pet
St. Croix Animal Friends, a group of individuals working to build a shelter in the county for homeless companion animals, will hold a candlelight vigil for the pets that have touched lives in so many ways. The vigil will start at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Prospect Park, 511 Wisconsin...
life / family
August 8, 2013 - 9:14am
July 18, 2013
After productive years, Habitat for Humanity must seek new leader
RIVER FALLS--The man who spearheaded a pair of key projects sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity has submitted his resignation. After more than three years as Habitat for Humanity’s executive director, Jim Farr, 63, of River Falls will resign effective Aug. 30. The...
news / region
July 18, 2013 - 3:13pm
July 5, 2013
Rural River Falls woman a big contest winner
The odds were more than 40 million to one, and Peggy Walker beat them.
life / arts and entertainment
July 5, 2013 - 11:12am
Schaffhausen home to be auctioned off in foreclosure sale
The house in River Falls where Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters will be auctioned off in a sheriff’s foreclosure sale on Aug. 13. Schaffhausen defaulted on a mortgage he took out last March. That was two months after he and his wife divorced and he moved to...
news / crime and courts
July 5, 2013 - 10:34am
June 10, 2013
Ellsworth clinic lauded for quality care
The National Committee for Quality Assurance announced Ellsworth Medical Clinic has received Level 3 recognition from the Patient Centered Medical Home 2011 (PCMH 2011) program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes focusing on highly coordinated care and long-term participate...
news / family / health
June 10, 2013 - 9:58am
June 1, 2013
United Way's online auction features Paul McCartney tickets
United Way St. Croix Valley will be running its fourth annual online auction throughout the month of June. All proceeds generated by this year's...
events / life
June 1, 2013 - 10:13am
May 17, 2013
Police, Hospital team up to help youngsters about bike-riding
Employees from Allina Health and River Falls Area Hospital joined forces with the Prescott Police Department and Prescott Parent Association members Tuesday, May 14th, to help educate youngsters about safe bike-riding and equip them with proper safety gear. More than 100 bicycle helmets...
news / health
May 17, 2013 - 9:29am
May 16, 2013
Southbound Highway 61 coming into Hastings will see delays beginning May 20
Beginning May 20, Highway 61 near Hastings will be reduced to a single lane in each direction through the intersection of Highway 10/Point Douglas Drive and Highway 61. The Highway 61/Highway 10 intersection will remain open and accessible. Construction work has been pushed back...
May 16, 2013 - 3:24pm
Heartstring Quilters host sew-in
Heartstrings quilting group met and completed many quilts at a sew-in held April 13 at the Warren Town Hall (just outside Roberts). There were...
health / life
April 16, 2013 - 5:52am
April 8, 2013
River Falls Eco Village dedicated
A crowd of about 100 turned out for the Sunday afternoon, April 7, dedication of the Eco Village in River Falls, 114 S. Apollo Road. Phase One...
April 8, 2013 - 9:20am
Fertilizer basics: Learn what, when and why April 30
Confused about what to fertilize, when, and with what? Not enough fertilizer, and your plants won't perform to their full potential. Too much...
April 8, 2013 - 8:45am
March 29, 2013
New Hastings bridge is on schedule: One lane of traffic in each direction will be routed to the new bridge around June 1
Just two months from now, one lane of traffic in each direction will be running on the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings. Steve Kordosky, the project manager from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, said this week that the bridge is right on schedule. He expects the shift...
March 29, 2013 - 7:00am
March 24, 2013
Construction to begin on housing in several Western Wisconsin communities
Construction is expected to start later this year on affordable housing development for low-income residents in three western Wisconsin communities. A little over $1.1 million dollars in federal aid will be distributed through grants from the HOME Rental Housing Development program....
March 24, 2013 - 1:25pm
February 12, 2013
Developers: Apartments would fill need in Red Wing
RED WING - A 60-unit apartment building has been proposed for the Pottery District that developers say will help fill Red Wing's need for market-rate housing. Northstar Development has been working for just more than a year to design, plan and get the proper permits in place to build...
February 12, 2013 - 11:43am