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September 19, 2018
UW-River Falls officials are in the process of updating the university's mission statement, which will reflect a global perspective, updated offerings, vision and values representing the campus’ evolution since 1988, the last time the mission statement was revised. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
A global mission: First time in 30 years UWRF document has been updated
September 19, 2018 - 9:51am
September 7, 2018
Miguel A. Navarro is led out of court Sept. 5 after he pleaded not guilty to a homicide charge in Pierce County. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Investigator describes grisly River Falls homicide scene
September 7, 2018 - 11:48am
September 6, 2018
An early morning fire Sept. 5 at a town of Hammond residence brought United Fire Department to the scene. The fire destroyed much of the 1687 100th Ave. home’s garage and caused smoke and water damage to the easternmost part of the home. The call came in at approximately 5:24 a.m., according to Hammond Station Chief Andy Jensen. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
United Fire responds to early morning Hammond Township fire
September 6, 2018 - 11:40am
September 4, 2018
The Kinnickinnic Historic Church has been maintained by the Kinnickinnic Historical Association since the 1960s. The venue still hosts weddings and family reunions. Submitted photo
Kinnickinnic Historic Church celebrating 150th anniversary
September 4, 2018 - 8:00am
September 3, 2018
With roughly 12,000 attendees in 2017, Bacon Bash is the nation’s largest free bacon festival. Now in its sixth year, this event offers endless “porktacular” possibilities for attendees including over 30 bacon-inspired dishes, pig-themed activities, live music, a merchant vendor marketplace, World Food Championship Qualifying Event cook-off competition, and much more. Pictured is a 2017 Pig Impersonation Contest participant showing off their best oink for the crowd. Could've fooled us! Submitted photo
Time to celebrate all things bacon at RF Bacon Bash
September 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 30, 2018
A participant kicks up some dirt as he competes in the Falcon Frontier Rodeo last year. This year's event at the Campus Farm will be held Sept 7 and 8. Photo courtesy of Kathy M. Helgeson
Falcon Frontier Days is Sept. 7, 8
August 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 28, 2018
Pictured are those that took part in the making of the music video, including: (from left) Nicole Rowan; Nora Rowan; Ron Scott; Tony Geving; Nancy Geving; Kym Dunleap; Mary Ellen Dillon; Brittany Moreland; Lauri Moreland; Lindsey Moreland; Phoebe Dunleap; Peg Scott; Chelsea Crosby; Parker Crosby; and Ramsey Lee. Not pictured are David Bowen; David Jr.; Amber Schlueter; Matt Crosby; and Gabby Henry. Submitted photo
This is me! Local disability support group takes 2nd in national music video contest
August 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 26, 2018
John Timmers checks out his wood art display prior to last year’s Art on the Kinni. Submitted photo.
Art on the Kinni, Grand Slam Jam: 2 reasons to visit RF Sept. 8
August 26, 2018 - 10:00am
August 9, 2018
Miguel Navarro
Homicide charge filed in fatal saw attack on roofer near River Falls
August 9, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 8, 2018
An antique hay press, part of a huge display of old-time farm equipment that will be on hand Aug. 19 at the St. Croix Valley Collectors Association Threshing Bee. Submitted photo
Threshing bee hosts 33rd annual event
August 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
August 6, 2018
Anna Tschanz and her horse chase down a calf as part of her roping runs during a recent rodeo. Photo courtesy of Amos Szajner
The family who rodeos together stays together
August 6, 2018 - 8:00am
June 26, 2018
Two RF homes vandalized with racial slurs
June 26, 2018 - 4:06pm
June 17, 2018
Dr. Christopher Kamrath will leave Somerset Elementary at the end of this school year to take a job at Westside Elementary in River Falls. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Somerset Elementary principal resigns, takes new position in RF
June 17, 2018 - 10:00am
May 3, 2018
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, left, tours continued construction at the Hudson High School with Superintendent Nick Ouellette on Tuesday, May 1. The new space will provide new features for learning and security. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Duffy visits Hudson, River Falls projects
May 3, 2018 - 12:01pm
April 13, 2018
Chase G. Kohl, 33
Update: Alleged Pierce County crime spree involved 3 auto thefts, 2 guns, 1 foot chase
April 13, 2018 - 9:10am