May 5, 2017
One hundred years ago, people didn’t have iPhones, Instagram or Facebook. The concept of a text message wasn’t even an idea yet. Landline telephones were new and expensive. Most people couldn’t afford them. The main form of communication was through letters, but people also sent short little notes with a picture — postcards.
April 26, 2017
Many fans still mourn the loss of the musician Prince even though a full year has passed since his death. While the face of fan worship may have changed over time, people have been honoring celebrities for many years, according to psychologists.
April 19, 2017
With people caring more about where their food comes from and about helping local farmers, community supported agriculture (CSA) is gaining momentum in the River Falls area.
April 11, 2017
The way people are now grocery shopping is forcing the region’s retailers to try new things.
March 29, 2017
Recent college graduates struggle with professionalism skills, but universities and businesses are working to fill in the gaps.
March 22, 2017
Pets are making their way into more households across the U.S., including Wisconsin.
March 8, 2017
Wisconsin businesses involved in agriculture agree that a trade war with neighboring countries would hurt the state’s economy.
March 1, 2017
Recent warmer-than-normal winter temperatures are creating a bustle of wildlife activity across Wisconsin. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials say they have been fielding phone calls from residents wondering about what some animals are doing.
February 22, 2017
Commuters who travel between Minnesota and Wisconsin may have an easier time beginning this summer.
February 15, 2017
Ellsworth is officially the cheese curd capital of Wisconsin, but its name is spreading beyond the state’s borders and may even head overseas.
January 30, 2017
The vacant lot at 1300 S. Main St., south of downtown River Falls, could look very different a year from now.
December 14, 2016
As a young girl growing up in the small town of Windom, Minnesota, Lu Ann Hecht participated in “Office Day” in high school, spending time in the city clerk’s office.