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Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Overdose leads to drug arrest in Hudson
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Polaris issues recall on ATVs
Hudson drug arrest follows heroin overdose
crime and courts
Wild side: How do snowbirds find their way home
SCVBL rosters set for Saints exhibition
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Relay raises more than $100,000
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - 2017 Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Program
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/3/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
SUMMONS: Applegate v. Eric/ Rachel Sixberry; Case No. 17-SC-121
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/17 Proposed Ordinance 2017-1 (Nuisances)
Ruth Mae Vergenz, 90
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Glen H. Andersen, 93
Deborah L. Boles, 65
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
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
January 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State will soon seek Medicaid changes for childless adults; Feds: State ACT exam inadequate for federal accountability; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Childless adults would pay more for Medicaid, take drug tests and have their coverage limited to four years in a request the state will soon make to the Trump administration. State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz tells the Wisconsin State Journal the feds will soon be...
January 30, 2017 - 8:53am
January 25, 2017
River Falls Town Board: Caucusing, braving the elements
The River Falls Town Board held its caucus for the spring election. The caucus was Jan. 17 before the regular Town Board meeting. The election itself will take place Tuesday, April 4. Town Board Supervisor Brad Mogen called Chairwoman Diana Smith near the beginning of the caucus to...
January 25, 2017 - 9:40am