A new playground in River Falls, Wis., opened Saturday in honor of the three Schaffhausen girls. The young girls were murdered by their father in their River Falls home three years ago. Their mother, Jessica Peterson, who remarried, decided to build the playground memorial to remember them.
A mother has gotten her first up-close look at a playground built in memory of her three young daughters killed by their father in northwestern Wisconsin in 2012. The Leader-Telegram and KSTP-TV report the playground built for Jessica Peterson’s daughters Amara, Sophie and Cecilia is set to open Aug. 15 in River Falls.
A toddler drowned in an above-ground backyard pool Sunday near River Falls, Wisconsin, at the home of family friends.
An appeals court says a man who killed his young daughters to hurt his ex-wife was properly convicted.
The community in Wisconsin’s River Falls came together to help a mother overcome a devastating loss nearly three years ago, In July of 2012, Aaron Schaffhausen killed his daughters — Amara, Sophie and Cecilia. Since then, the community has worked to raise $550,000 for a memorial playground in their honor.
Summer weekends are filled with festivals. This Sunday there is a fun one going on to celebrate June Dairy Month in River Falls, Wisconsin.
A 53-year-old River Falls, Wisconsin, man is dead after driving into a tree near Ellsworth.
The search for a missing college student in western Wisconsin appears to be over. Police in River Falls, Wisconsin, said Monday that they found a body believed to be 20-year-old Robert Sontag.
A memorial playground for three sisters killed by their father in western Wisconsin has reached its fundraising goal, thanks to the sale of their former home.
A convicted felon and his wife are accused of conspiring to kill a River Falls police officer and threatening to harm a St. Croix County judge.
Police and sheriff’s deputies arrested Kelly Kloss earlier this month at his River Falls home. He had been a fugitive from Marathon County for 10 months where he was jailed on nine drunken driving violations.
University of Wisconsin-River Falls police say there’s an increased law enforcement presence on campus following an anonymous threat. A campus safety alert says the written communication stated “Beware the Ides of October, the time is night and the bullets will fly.”
Police at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls are responding to an anonymous threat with increased police presence this week. According to the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, police on campus received an anonymous “written communication” that implied a threat on Oct. 15.
Three River Falls, Wis., sisters killed by their father in April of 2012 are being remembered by a playground in the community they grew up in. Next weekend, organizers are putting together a fun run in memory of Sophie, Cecilia and Amara Schaffhausen.
Thursday marks a heartbreaking anniversary for a Wisconsin community. Two years ago, three little girls, 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia, were killed by their father in their River Falls home.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said that an armed burglary suspect may be heading to the Twin Cities. Eric “Buck” Hall is a convicted felon who was released from prison on June 10.
A mother whose three daughters were murdered by their father in northwestern Wisconsin is working to honor their memory, is remarried and is expecting a child. Jessica Peterson says she misses her girls a lot and will always carry the pain of their loss.
A judge has ordered the Wisconsin man who was convicted of killing his three daughters in Wisconsin to pay restitution to his ex-wife. Last year, Aaron Schaffhausen was handed three consecutive life sentences for the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia at their River Falls home.
A school bus that transports 40 elementary students was destroyed by fire in western Wisconsin Thursday morning. The River Falls Police Department said the bus caught on fire near the corner of Falcon and 9th Streets.
Crews will begin dismantling the western Wisconsin house where a father killed his three young daughters last year. Work begins Monday at the house in River Falls.
The house where Aaron Schaffhausen murdered his three daughters will be deconstructed, according to the lender that currently owns the residence. Several local organizations volunteered their services to accomplish the task.
The home where one of the most infamous murders in recent area history happened was on the auction block on Tuesday.
The opening bid for the River Falls, Wis., home — where the three Schaffhausen girls were murdered by their father — was $180,000.
Must listen…Jessica Schaffhausen talks with John Williams about her girls, and her resolve to make something positive out of such a horrible incident.
Jessica Schaffhausen is auctioning off 100 pieces of her late daughters’ artwork. The money will be used to build a playground in their memory. Amara, Sophie and Cecelia were just 11, 8 and 5 when they were murdered by their father, Aaron Schaffhausen, last summer. He is now serving life in prison.
Convicted killer Aaron Schauffhausen is now in prison serving three life sentences for the murder of his daughters. A new mug of Schaffhausen was taken last Wednesday as he entered the state prison system.
The River Falls community is rallying behind Jessica Schaffhausen, who lost her three daughters, last year. Jessica’s turning the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie, and 5-year-old Cecilia into a positive, trying to build a playground as a memorial.