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Editor’s note: Local author Dan Woll has been itching to tell the story of the Pottstown Five, a tale of five young men who served together and were prisoners of war in World War II. How does … more
RIVER FALLS – A group of determined kids have big plans to restore an abandoned and long-neglected cemetery outside of River Falls, thanks to the leadership of a retired Army veteran. … more
When former River Falls resident Bryce Lindevig was a young boy, he fantasized about being one of the guys in the dark suits and shades protecting the president of the United States. As he grew … more
RIVER FALLS – The Leave No Trace organization has selected The Community Forest in River Falls as a 2023 Spotlight site. As outdoor areas all over the country are being impacted by record use, … more
ELLSWORTH – Ellsworth Public Library patrons will have a surprise when they walk through the library’s front doors. “Eggspert,” a sculpture by Kimber Fiebiger, will be there … more
ELLSWORTH – Many people dream of publishing a novel, but not all would-be writers accomplish that goal. Ellsworth Public Library’s Elise Gregory not only dreamed of publishing a novel, … more
LeRoy Peterson isn’t quite sure if he has served on the Clifton Town Board for 50 years or 52 years. “I can’t remember if I started in 1971 or 1973,” he says thoughtfully, … more
RIVER FALLS – Falcon Felines has found a new home on the UW-River Falls campus after taking a hiatus this winter. The program, which is a collaboration with Dunn County Humane Society (a … more
RIVER FALLS – Jessica Hanneman, of River Falls, will travel to Kentucky, the heart of horse country, to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project’s $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover Oct. … more
PRESCOTT – Imagine looking out at a sold-out crowd at The Armory, knowing everyone is there to see you perform your own music. Quite the indescribable feeling, right? It’s a night that … more
Heavy, wet snow that pounded upper Wisconsin and Minnesota is expected to cause flooding this spring along the upper Mississippi River, and it could be considerable. The National Weather Service … more
RIVER FALLS – When Kelvin Pooler received a Wildcat Pride award at the River Falls School Board meeting Feb. 20, it came as a complete surprise. He was seated in the audience but had no idea … more
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS – A town of River Falls resident followed in his dad’s footsteps, donating a piece of property to the Town of River Falls to expand an existing park. Kim Halverson … more
Pierce County Highway Department plow trucks worked hard last week to keep up with the biggest snowstorm of the year that dumped anywhere from 12-18 inches on the area Monday through Thursday, Feb. 20-23. more
Kiefer Ekvern-Jamme, a 2018 Ellsworth High School graduate, recently earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UW-Eau Claire, despite the fact that many people say men shouldn't be nurses. more
PRESCOTT – You may have noticed the addition of a mermaid mural to downtown Prescott’s landscape. The original idea of having something other than “the big blue wall” on … more
A cluster of muck boots sit inside the door of the Hince residence in rural Pierce County. Backpacks hang on hooks and notes cover the bulletin board. Jennifer, mother of four and … more
Dr. Torgersen publishes children’s book By Susan Huppert RIVER FALLS – Dr. Carrie Torgersen, Director of Medical Affairs and a family clinician at the Allina Medical Clinic, River Falls, offers … more
The Rev. Gerald “Jerry” Harris, former priest of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in River Falls and St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hammond, recently retired from these … more
After ten years of research, writing and working fulltime, former Ellsworth High School graduate Robert Wittenberg authored his first book, “Bless ed is He That … more
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