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January 10, 2018
The first day of school in the new Ellsworth Elementary building was deemed a resounding success, said Superintendent Barry Cain. Pictured here are the building’s two principals, Mary Zimmerman (grades 4K-1) and John Groh (grades 2-5) Friday, Jan. 5. Groh served as principal of Hillcrest while Zimmerman led Prairie View before the transition to the new combined school. Photo courtesy of Mindy Anderson
SUPERINTENDENT'S COLUMN: Elementary school opens for first day
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
New RiverTown Multimedia reporter Sara Tischauser loves to spend time outside. The UW-River Falls graduate began her new role in December. Photo courtesy of Sara Tischauser
Welcoming new reporter Sara Tischauser
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Warm this afternoon, but snow is in the forecast
January 10, 2018 - 12:15pm
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Spotlight draws arrest
January 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Ellsworth Middle School seventh graders put Ellsworth on the map by winning the South Pole Challenge. Pictured celebrating are (from left) Katie Gillespie, Audrey Farrell, Ciara Roberson, Vincent Young, Tara McWaters, Oden Anderson, Aiden Johnson, Quinn Emery, Catelynn Eckhoff, Sophia Tharalson, Tucker Larson, Gabe Calderon, Blake Truesdill, Asher Girnau and teacher Kathleen O’Shea. Not pictured: Hailey Marquart-Smith. Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Middle School
EMS wins South Pole Experiment Contest 2017
January 10, 2018 - 7:43am
January 9, 2018
The work of South Korean ceramic artist Lee Byoung-Kwon will be featured in the River Falls Public Library Gallery through Jan. 20. Lee is an adjunct professor of ceramic art engineering at Myongji University in Seoul, South Korea. Photo courtesy of River Falls Public Library
Korean pottery featured in international exhibition in River Falls
January 9, 2018 - 7:49am
January 2, 2018
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: OWI arrests; Bay City vandalism
January 2, 2018 - 9:00am
January 1, 2018
Stuart E. West, shown during his October 2017 trial, was convicted by a jury of about half the 125 misdemeanor crimes he faced. File photo
Top 10, No. 3: Dog breeder saga brought raft of convictions
January 1, 2018 - 5:28pm
December 29, 2017
Bay City Village Board President Jim Turvaville decided to perform “street maintenance” in May by extending Market Street to the Sorensen Pond edge. Village Board Trustee Jesse Hohmann oversaw construction with two Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies standing by. File photo
Top 10: State law signed on eminent domain proceedings
December 29, 2017 - 12:09pm
Bay City Village Board President Jim Turvaville decided to perform “street maintenance” by extending Market Street to the Sorensen Pond edge. Village Board Trustee Jesse Hohmann oversaw construction with  two Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies standing by. Photo courtesy of Steven Meixner
Top 10: State law signed on eminent domain proceedings
December 29, 2017 - 12:03pm
Minn. woman killed in Pierce County crash; Ellsworth motorist airlifted, will survive
December 29, 2017 - 10:43am
December 28, 2017
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Corralling a loose hog
December 28, 2017 - 10:00am
December 27, 2017
Update: Footprints, loose pooch led police to missing Prescott man
December 27, 2017 - 12:05pm
December 23, 2017
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Wrecked helicopter watch; Late night driver
December 23, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 22, 2017
The Ellsworth Ambulance Service has been facing a shortage of EMTs for more than 10 years and is always looking for new people to volunteer their time to be part of this vital community service. Pictured are (from left): Advance EMT Joe Link, EMT Samantha Lutscher, Paramedic Matt Simpson, and Ellsworth EMS Director Dan Morth. File photo
Communities could suffer if EMT shortage continues
December 22, 2017 - 7:00am