Internet Resources for Wisconsin Residents during Public Health Emergency

Several Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are offering free or low-cost internet access options in response to the COVID-19 health emergency. The following providers serve all or part of the River Falls School District.

Century Link Lifeline Program
Century Link Lifeline Program helps make communications services more affordable for low-income consumers. Lifeline provides subscribers a discount on monthly broadband. The discounts, which can be applied to stand-alone broadband, bundled voice-broadband packages - either fixed or mobile - and stand-alone voice service - help ensure that low-income consumers can afford 21st-century broadband and the access it provides to jobs, education and opportunities. Call 1-855-954-6546 for more information.

New customers will receive two months of free service in response to the Coronavirus emergency.All qualified low-income households can get broadband access for $9.95/month. To sign up, applicants can simply visit The accessible website also includes the option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language. There are also two dedicated phone numbers 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.

To help families during this time of need, today Verizon announced plans for a discount program on Fios broadband plans for qualified new low-income customers and two months waived service charges for current Verizon customers that are part of the Lifeline discount program. Verizon is waiving late fees and keeping residential and small business customers connected if negatively impacted by the global crisis. For more information about the lifeline program and other Verizon services call 715.425-8255.

West Wisconsin Telcom
West Wisconsin Telcom will offer free broadband and WiFi access for 60 days to households with K-12, college students or anyone who needs a broadband connection to work remotely. Must be a new Broadband customer to qualify and where 24-7 & West Wisconsin broadband is available. Installation fees will be waived. 24-7 & West Wisconsin Telcom will partner with school districts to ensure local communities are aware of these changes to help students learn remotely. West Wisconsin Telcom does not have data caps. To enroll call 715-231-2000 or 888-247-2035.

WI Public Service Commission

Other Internet Providers

AT & T






Free live Conference / Family communication Resources

Recommendations from IFLS

(Inspiring and Facilitating Library Success), our local library system



Free Conference Call


Cisco WebEx


River Falls Public Library
River Falls COVID-19 Community Care

River Falls Community care
Customer Services


140 Union St, River Falls WI 54022
M-Th 10am-8pm, Fr 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-2pm
Faxing / Photocopies

Family Fresh Grocery Store
303 S Main St
River Falls, WI 54022
Fax - $1.00 first page, $.50 each additional page

Holiday Gas Station
302 S Main St
River Falls, WI 54022
Fax - $2.00 first page, $1.00 each additional page

Kwik Trip Gas Station
1238 N Main St
1200 S Main St
River Falls, WI 54022
​Fax - $1.04 per page ​

Photocopies / Printing

212 N Main St.
River Falls, WI 54022
Check website for call for hours and how to place an order.


River Falls Public Library
140 Union St
River Falls, WI 54022
Library WiFi has been extended to the parking lot and Union Street.
Connect 24/7 to Library-GuestParkingLot or Library-GuestUnionSt - no password is required.

River Falls School District
852 East Division St
River Falls, WI 54022
The RFSD District Office parking lot is now a WiFi drive-up zone.  You can log into WiFi using the RFSD Guest network when parking out front of our building.

Corner of 2nd Street and Spring St
406 S. Second St

River Falls, WI 54022
Guest network WiFi available in Pay Lot 1 Beginning Friday, April 17, the community can access UWRF-Welcome (guest network) in the Pay 1 parking lot. This will not apply to the Hudson Center lot.

WinField United
3336 Casey St
​River Falls WI 54022
WinField United, a division of Land O’ Lakes, Inc., is providing free 24/7 WiFi access from their parking lot at 3336 Casey Street in the Sterling Ponds Corporate Park; there are 16 available spaces for this service. Please stay in your vehicle while using the WiFi.


Check local banks and law offices