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Chad D. Mathison, 22, from Woodville, has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, with one child...
The River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are partnering to present a moderated legislative candidate forum for Senate District 10 and Assembly District 30 at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. A panel discussion will be moderated with prepared questions and written questions will be accepted from the audience and answered as time permits.
This past week, New Richmond High School held its Homecoming festivities that were highlighted by the school's varsity show last Thursday and a win in the football game Friday night...
On Sept. 21, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary August 2016 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 32 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents. St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 3.5 percent. For comparison, St. Croix’s final rate for July was 3.6 percent and June’s final rate was 3.9 percent. One year ago, the county’s unemployment rate was estimated at 3.4 percent.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will host its inaugural UW-River Falls Special Olympics – Run with the Cops on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The public is invited to join officers from local law enforcement agencies for this one-of-a-kind event in support of Special Olympics Wisconsin. Festivities begin at Ramer Field in the Smith Stadium parking lot at 5 p.m. with on-site registration.
Women’s health seminar on perimenopause held October 12 Many physiological changes occur in women experiencing perimenopause. H. Zis Weisberg, M.D., OB/GYN, will talk about perimenopause, menopause and treatments for a healthy transition in a free class offered on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Westfields Hospital & Clinic conference center.
Western Wisconsin string band the Rush River Ramblers will kick off the 2016-17 River Falls barn dance series on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the gym of the River Falls Academy (the former Meyer Middle School) at 439 West Maple St., River Falls, from 7-9:30 p.m.
This is the time of year when drivers are more likely to encounter deer darting onto roads and into the paths of their vehicles. Bucks will be chasing potential mates during the breeding season in October and November. Deer also will be especially active at dusk and dawn while moving back and forth between their bedding and feeding areas.
The Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds recently received two $1,000 matching grants from the Wisconsin Auto and Truck Dealers Association (WATDA). The grants are partial matches to the 2016 donations made by Bernard’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, New Richmond, and River Valley Ford, Baldwin. WATDA Foundation Community Challenge Grants provide support to worthy Wisconsin causes in partnership with local car and truck dealers. The grant program is positioned to support dealer involvement in local, community charities.
With the hours of daylight beginning to dwindle this time of year, drivers will need to use their headlights frequently to see traffic and road conditions as well as be seen by other drivers. According to state law, you must use headlights during hours of darkness, which is defined in statute as “the period of time from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise and all other times when there is not sufficient natural light to render clearly visible any person or vehicle upon a highway at a distance of 500 feet.”