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National speaker to present Dec. 3 in River Falls
ELLSWORTH - National speaker Tasha Schuh recently announced "An Evening of Hope" an event to be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Abundant Life Church, 896 State Road 65, River Falls. This event celebrates and commemorates the 20-year anniversary of Schuh's accident that left her paralyzed after fal
UWRF students relax with Puppy Petting Zoo
"I'm having a bad week, but this puppy makes it all better," said Kelsey Shaw, holding and petting a tiny puppy. "I want to come every time," said Alaina Kalista, who was holding a sleepy puppy in her lap. The dogs were part of a "Puppy Petting Zoo" put on by Theta Chi Fraternity. Theta Chi presiden
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
I've often wondered how people deny the overwhelming scientific evidence that our planet is warming, weather world-wide is getting weird and that human activities are causing it. I guess it's that many of us would rather deny overwhelming evidence than admit that we need to change our ways. But ther
River Falls arrest follows discovery of vulnerable girl
A vulnerable teen was found safe and a man was arrested Saturday in River Falls after a search for the girl by authorities. According to a joint news release by the River Falls and Northfield (Minn.) police departments, the missing 16-year-old, identified in missing persons alerts as Naomi Bruestle,
River Falls police: Pot smell draws police; Clean your windows
Pot smell draws police Police were sent to a residence at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 in the 800 block of South Wasson Lane for a report of the smell of marijuana coming from an apartment. Officers could allegedly see a metal herb grinder and a small glass blown pipe in plain view from the open door whi
November 20: Hourly Forecast For Hudson
Mostly cloudy until tomorrow afternoon and breezy starting tonight.12pm - Partly Cloudy, 43 Chance of precipitation: 0%. Wind 7 mph from the SSW.1pm - Partly Cloudy, 44 Chance of precipitation: 0%. Wind 9 mph from the SSW.2pm - Mostly Cloudy, 44 Chance of rain: 2%. Wind 12 mph from the SSW.3pm - Ove
Diamond venture leads Hudson grad to friendship with diplomat
Hudson played host to former Sierra Leone Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana this month s he visited old friend and Hudson grad Todd Franck. Sam-Sumana was in the country to receive an IChange Nations award ahead of his presidential campaign in Sierra Leone. The relationship between Sam-Sumana and Fra
'Thank God for Silver Sobriety'
STILLWATER - If Vicki Burkhow were younger, she'd be drunk by now. It's 2 p.m., a time of day when she was intoxicated for much of her life. Those were the days when she lost her job, was jailed for drunken driving and "pretty much drank myself to death." Now, at 66, staying sober is complicated by
News Leader 9 recaps and top stories for Monday
Here's your look at News Leader 9's recaps, top stories, and breaking news that will be talked about Monday. News Leader 9 is available on your computer, tablet, and smartphone, during all local newscasts. Replays of the most recent newscasts will show if News Leader 9 is not airing a live newscast.
$5,000 reward offered by Russell County in case of Tuskegee man found shot dead in car trunk
The Russell County Sheriff's Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of 32-year-old Shawn Dorn of Tuskegee, Ala. Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor made the announcement Sunday morning. "We have some success with rewards in the past," Taylor sa
For Troy's Pitts, family tragedy a catalyst to live a good life
Troy senior receiver KE'Marvin Pitts says his dad's death when Pitts was 15 has helped inspire him to be a better person and to strive toward his college degree. He plays his final home game for the Trojans on Friday and graduates next month. Stacy Long TROY - The most-obvious thing is what KE'Marv
Eufaula Police officer faces drug charges
The Eufaula Police Department reported in a press release Monday night an officer with the department was arrested and faces drug charges. An internal investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division resulted in the arrest of a Eufaula Police Officer Dora Bishop. He was arrested and charged wit
Eufaula man dies in house fire Saturday night
A 94-year-old Eufaula, Ala., man died Saturday in a house fire. Willie Brown was pronounced dead at 9:24 p.m. by coroner Chip Coleman. According to an official report, the Eufaula Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 8:22 p.m. Saturday. Eufaula Police Department personne
TaD's of Cypress now open with seafood favorites on Grant Road
The owners of TaD's of Tomball opened TaD's of Cypress on Sept. 1 at 13215 Grant Road, Cypress. The new location serves breakfast, Cajun seafood, salads, burgers, po'boy sandwiches and steaks. 281-762-0312. www.facebook.com/tadsofcypress The owners of TaD's of Tomball opened TaD's of Cypress on Sept
5 things to know about the 2017-18 flu season
Influenza activity typically peaks between the months of December and February, and with flu season in full swing, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone 6 months and older receive a vaccine. Included in a report from the CDC on the 2017-18 influenza season and flu vaccine
GUIDE: Everything to know about Houston's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Since 1949, downtown Houston has been home to the city's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sponsored by H-E-B, the 68th annual event features marching bands, cheerleaders, balloons, local celebrities and city officials. Here is what attendees need to know before heading downtown to watch the event. What tim
The Hitch is closing, and 4 other things to know in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this week
Here's what you need to know to start your week in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle: San Marcos City Council to consider approving new retirement care community Council will consider a rezoning request by Halcyon San Marcos, a new 55-and-older retirement care facility at the corner of McCarty Lane and Hunt
Road closures to know about in San Marcos this week, Nov. 20-27
The week of Thanksgiving has brought about the following lane closures in San Marcos: I-35 The I-35 southbound Centerpoint Road exit ramp (exit 200) and northbound McCarty Lane exit ramp (exit 201) will be closed from Thursday at 12 p.m. until Friday at 11 p.m. to accommodate outlet mall shopping t
P&Z commissioners mull readdressing 'backyard cottages'
A housing option that could uniquely accommodate students, senior citizens and people with disabilities may become more common in coming months as Plano Planning and Zoning Commissioners consider broadening the definition of detached-housing units. Detached-housing units, referred to as "backyard co
HPE to vacate damaged facility near Cypress Creek after flooding
Information technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Nov. 1 announced it will move out of its Houston campus alongside Cypress Creek, which was severely damaged by flooding during Hurricane Harvey, but it will remain in the Houston area, according to a press release on the company's website.