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Former Hudson man accused of raping child
Pierce County Circuit Court — Criminal
Zlesak is UW-River Falls 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
Hurricanes hit home
crime and courts
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Roger F. Swenson, 85
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
Woodworking: Don't always believe the movie critics
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
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April 8, 2017
Council plans for Glen Park renovations
The City of River Falls is continuing to move forward with plans to enact changes to Glen Park, which are laid out in the city's parks master plan. During its March 28 regular meeting, the River Falls City Council authorized City Administrator Scot Simpson to enter an agreement with...
April 8, 2017 - 8:00am
March 31, 2017
Council candidates sound off
Sean Downing, District 1 Sean K Downing, 33, works as qualified care staff at Brotoloc Health Care and freelance graphic designer; Ellsworth...
March 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 21, 2017
Need an ID to vote? Get one for spring election
Most Wisconsin voters already have some form of ID needed to vote, such as a Wisconsin driver license or ID. There is no separate "voter ID."...
March 21, 2017 - 11:53am
March 19, 2017
New city clerk having 'great' time at her new job
River Falls has a new City Clerk. Amy White was recently hired to fill that position. So far, White said, the new job is great. The best part...
March 19, 2017 - 6:00am
March 17, 2017
St. Croix board not ready for prime-time phone voting
HUDSON — For key votes, should members of the St. Croix County Board be permitted to cast votes over the phone if they aren't present at the board's monthly meeting? That issue was debated Tuesday night, March 7, during the board's meeting. The problem arises when a so-called...
March 17, 2017 - 5:00am
March 16, 2017
Council eliminates old ordinances
The City Council voted to eliminate several older portions of the Municipal Code that are now redundant during its regular meeting Tuesday evening,...
March 16, 2017 - 4:46pm
Pierce County Farm Bureau advocates at the Capitol
MADISON – Members of Pierce County Farm Bureau, along with nearly 400 other farmers and members from various farm groups throughout Wisconsin...
March 16, 2017 - 9:50am
Bridge over freeway slated for future fix
At the March 7 Kinnickinnic Town Board meeting, Karl Kopacz and Adam Sauer of the state's Department of Transportation presented an overview of future bridge reconstruction. The reconstruction involves a demolition and rebuild of the Interstate-94 bridge that crosses Kinnickinnic...
March 16, 2017 - 5:00am
March 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin still lags in its pace of job creation; semi plows into travel mart; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin continues to lag behind two thirds of the states in its pace of job creation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Wisconsin had a year-to-year private sector job growth of 1 percent as of last September, with 25,600 jobs created during that 12-month period....
March 10, 2017 - 7:53am
March 1, 2017
Ethics complaint against St. Croix supervisor dismissed
The ethics board of the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in February to dismiss an ethics complaint against one of its members. An ethics complaint was brought last fall against Scott J. Nelson, town of Hudson. The complainant alleged that since Nelson serves...
March 1, 2017 - 12:02pm
February 23, 2017
Council raises park pool fees for nonresidents
Non-city residents will pay slightly more to use the Glen Park pool this summer. The City Council voted 4-3 to amend the city's 2017 fee schedule for pool use during its regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 14. The price changes are slight; for example, daily prices go up by .50 cents. That...
February 23, 2017 - 5:00am
February 19, 2017
Town discusses how to connect with the elderly
After several older residents previously expressed how they've experienced difficulty in accessing Kinnickinnic's online newsletter, The Current, and preferred print copies, the Town Board discussed the matter at the Feb. 7 meeting. "They've lost touch with what's going on with the...
February 19, 2017 - 5:00am
February 16, 2017
These four duke it out in city primary
There is a Tuesday, Feb. 21, primary election in River Falls for District 1 voters. There is also a statewide primary for Wisconsin superintendent...
February 16, 2017 - 4:57pm
Walker budget calls for more education funding
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker called for new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation last week to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican governor said the impact of Act 10 policies issued in 2011 have led to reinvestments in the state reflected in...
February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Beloit College leader after threats: ‘Let us reject hate;' UW advises Muslim students not to leave U.S.; and 11 more state news stories
BELOIT -- Beloit College president Scott Bierman tells his campus community, "Let us reject hate together." That's after threats against two students at campus dorm rooms since last Friday. The private school says an anti-Semitic note was slipped past the door of a student's room...
January 31, 2017 - 7:36am