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UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover

PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash.

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Brothers ditch bar tab, try to high tail it out of town

Brothers ditch bar tab, try to high tail it out of town

A 27-year-old rural River Falls man was buying shots and drinks for himself, his brother and patrons at The Corner Saloon, 128 N. Main St., last week. Then he allegedly tried paying a $95 tab with a bad credit card. The card was put back on the bar counter. He grabbed it and allegedly raced out with his brother. A bartender followed, shouting for him to pay up and not to drive because both were drunk.

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Minnesota man injured in motorcycle accident

A Minnesota man was taken to an area hospital Sunday night when he was ejected from the motorcycle he was riding.

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River Falls teen injured in one-vehicle accident

A 17-year old River Falls teen was injured in a one-vehicle accident just after midnight on Saturday.

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D'Boys to perform during Cheese Curd Festival

D'Boys to perform during Cheese Curd Festival

The musical group D’Boys have one goal in mind when you listen to their performances.

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River Falls teen hurt in car crash

Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls.

UPDATED: Pierce County man released from hospital after foot got stuck in lawnmower

Wednesday evening, June 12, a 32-year town of El Paso man overturned his John Deere lawnmower after swerving sharply to avoid hitting the family dog. His left leg was pinned under the mower deck. The man's mother came out to help free his leg.

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Local firm keeps rolling in River Falls

Local firm keeps rolling in River Falls

When NCCM was forming in 2008, its owners were advised to locate a plant overseas where labor costs were cheap – Singapore, Vietnam, China.

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When power fails, lines are down, cell phones jammed, ham radio can save the day

When power fails, lines are down, cell phones jammed, ham radio can save the day

The SCVRA consists of amateur radio operators (or Hams as they are commonly known) from River Falls, Hudson, Baldwin, Hammond, New Richmond, Somerset and the surrounding area in western Wisconsin, with several from Minnesota sometimes participating with the local group.

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Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors

Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors

A new shop on Main Street hopes to feature local vendors when it opens this October. Funktion Junktion will be moving into the space 2nd Chances is now in.

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Flame burns down after 40 years of firefighting

Flame burns down after 40 years of firefighting

Fire Chief Scott Nelson and retiree Paul Whiteside at a surprise gathering.

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Rotary readers volunteer at local school

Rotary readers volunteer at local school

For the 12th year River Falls Rotary members have been volunteering weekly to help Westside Elementary students work on their reading skills through the “First You Learn to Read, then you Read to Learn” program.

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RFC-TV 16 wins state awards

RFC-TV 16 wins state awards

River Falls Community Television Channel 16 was recognized for outstanding programming by the Wisconsin Community Media at the 14th annual video festival was held in Milwaukee in April.

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Artists exhibit at River Falls library

Artists exhibit at River Falls library

The Saffron Collective’s exhibit will run through July 6 at the River Falls Public Library.

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Wisconsin is being told to prepare for a rare “derecho”

Wisconsin is being told to prepare for a rare “derecho”

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“Derecho” (deh-ray’-cho) is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers – but it could be before the week is out.

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