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Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
Options for Women in River Falls hosts second prominent Republican
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Fish rally falls one run short
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
Celebrate the St. Croix River at RiverFest
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Douglas W. Jenkins Estate; Case No. 16PR52
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Council Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Joseph R. Jensen Estate; Case No. 16PR51
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2016 Budget Adjustment- Library Fund (Parking)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Hearing - Liquor License - WestWind
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
John William Lubich, 67
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Real Estate Showcase
October 15, 2015
St. Croix County Board changes supervisor pay
St. Croix County Board members voted last week to change their compensation schedule, increasing the board budget but not always raising what an individual supervisor will be paid. The changes go into effect once a new board is elected next April. County Clerk Cindy Campbell,...
October 15, 2015 - 11:37am
Controlled-substance bills ‘close a gap,’ says Sheriff Shilts
With the Wisconsin Senate’s next floor session set to begin Oct. 20, Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) has co-authored two bills to expand...
October 15, 2015 - 11:08am
Future of Little Falls Lake to be discussed
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials will discuss the plan ahead for the Little Falls Lake dam at a meeting next week. The meeting, set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Hudson Town Hall, will address the status of Little Falls Lake’s drawdown. Department officials...
October 15, 2015 - 9:44am
September 28, 2015
River Falls sirens go off on Tuesday
The monthly weather siren test scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, has been cancelled and rescheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. Monthly...
September 28, 2015 - 12:24pm
September 25, 2015
St. Croix uses online auction to sell tax-forfeited land for nearly $480,000
Using a statewide online auction service worked well for selling tax-deed property, reported St. Croix County Clerk Cindy Campbell. At their Sept. 16 meeting, Administration Committee members approved the sale of seven parcels through the Wisconsin Surplus Online Auction. The...
September 25, 2015 - 12:04pm
September 16, 2015
St. Croix County sets open houses for bicycle, pedestrian plan
As a result of the expanding opportunities for biking and walking for transportation and recreation countywide, St. Croix County has scheduled...
September 16, 2015 - 11:44am
September 14, 2015
Fewer civil, family court cases being filed; felony cases are up; court clerk: ‘Maybe people are getting along better’
Revenues from fees and fines are down while her office continues to make slow progress toward going paperless and dealing with staff turnover, said St. Croix County Clerk of Court Kristi Severson. She presented her annual report to the County Board Sept. 1. During a phone interview...
September 14, 2015 - 10:05am
September 12, 2015
St. Croix County implements ‘text-to-911’ service
The St. Croix County Emergency Support Services announces the implementation of “Text-to-911” service at its Emergency Communications Center. The county’s centralized 911 Dispatch center handles all emergency calls in the county and will immediately be able to process “Text2911”...
September 12, 2015 - 11:16am
September 8, 2015
Nordgren appointed to fill City Council vacancy
Jim Nordgren was appointed to fill an open District 2 City Council seat at the Tuesday, Sept. 8 council meeting. The vacancy was left after the death of Peter Anderson, who was elected to the position in Spring. Nordgren previously held the District 2 seat, but did not run for...
September 8, 2015 - 8:52pm
St. Croix County among leaders in Social Security payments
Recently released figures show that St. Croix County is among state leaders in annual Social Security payouts, but it’s one of only three Top-10 counties where the payouts fall short of the local cost of living. St. Croix County ranks third in Wisconsin with a $19,492 average...
September 8, 2015 - 11:36am
August 29, 2015
St. Croix County plans to fight IRS bill
St. Croix County’s Administration Committee will hire a tax attorney for advice on an IRS agent’s decision that taxes are owed on some unused paid time off hours even if employees don’t cash them out. An IRS agent claims that because the county neither withheld nor paid social...
August 29, 2015 - 11:05am
August 25, 2015
Top three applicants for open council seat selected
The River Falls City Council voted to select the top three of five applicants for the vacant District 2 council seat Tuesday evening, Aug. 25, during its regular meeting. The council members voted for their top two candidate selections via paper ballot. The three candidats with...
August 25, 2015 - 8:43pm
August 19, 2015
Iran talks and educational funding key topics for congressman visiting River Falls
Progress on the Iran nuclear agreement was the top issue as Third District Democrat Congressman Ron Kind met with about 30 constituents on Aug....
August 19, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 17, 2015
Peace of mind’ at heart of security changes
An armed man allegedly bent on harming potential witnesses and prosecutors in a high-profile murder trial two years ago roamed the halls of the...
August 17, 2015 - 11:27am