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Liberty Road project funding in place
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
RF takes back the night
Wireless tower given green light
Body Works to host 5K
crime and courts
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Graetz goes deep in Cats' win over Mustangs
Registration opens for St. Croix Composite and Hudson mountain bike teams
Cats blank Raiders in BRC opener
Library to host ‘Maltese Falcon’
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
2017 CAB GALA set for April 28
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/20/17 Cemetery Committee Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-09, -10 and -11
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017 Annual Spring Clean-up
Carolyn S. Marske, 76
George E. "Bud" Perry, 82
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
James D. Foster, 93
Mary Ellen Hauschildt, 60
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
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November 8, 2016
Johnson surges to victory in final days
Russ Feingold waited six years in the wings, hoping to unseat the man who handed him a decisive loss. On Tuesday, Wisconsin voters declined to...
November 8, 2016 - 11:35pm
St. Croix County DA: Nieskes defeats Yacoub
A commanding lead appeared it would hold for Republican Michael Nieskes in the race for St. Croix County district attorney. Nieskes led Democrat...
November 8, 2016 - 10:51pm
Polls see steady stream of voters in River Falls
Poll workers at City Hall say a steady stream of voters have made their way through the polling place this election day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls...
November 8, 2016 - 6:43pm
November 3, 2016
College affordability among top issues for local legislative candidates
The budget cuts and tuition freezes that have hit the UW System in the past few years have made college affordability a top issue for some voters and Wisconsin Legislature candidates in the Nov. 8 election. Recently, the UW System Board of Regents voted to freeze tuition for another...
November 3, 2016 - 10:08am
October 27, 2016
University to host discussion about presidential election outcome
UW-River Falls is hosting “Journalism & the 2016 Presidential Elections: What Just Happened?” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at North Hall auditorium. The discussion is part of the Communication & Media Studies Department’s Working Journalists Lecture Series. Free and...
October 27, 2016 - 9:16am
October 18, 2016
College presents Trump vs. Clinton political issues roundtable
UW-River Falls' Political Science Department is hosting "Trump v. Clinton: The Election of a Lifetime," a political issues roundtable and question/answer session from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The event is free...
October 18, 2016 - 1:40pm
October 8, 2016
Croix County's DA race getting nasty
HUDSON – Allegations from opposing camps in the race for St. Croix County district attorney showed no signs of slowing as the two candidates enter the home stretch toward November. Democratic candidate Sarah Yacoub filed a complaint with the state’s Elections and Ethics Commission...
October 8, 2016 - 6:00am
September 16, 2016
Harsdorf campaign dismisses pay-for-play allegations as 'outrageous'
Sheila Harsdorf’s camp fired back after left-wing groups and Democratic critics accused her of taking part in so-called “pay for play” politics. The state senator from River Falls was among Republican lawmakers who were linked to a special-interest group -- bolstered by funding...
September 16, 2016 - 11:38am
August 17, 2016
Assembly candidate Zimmerman moves on
River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman topped Hudson resident Paul Berning in the Republican race to succeed a retiring lawmaker in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Berning 1,569 to 1,138 in the district, which comprises the western portion of St. Croix County and River Falls-area...
August 17, 2016 - 4:23pm
Nieskes wins GOP primary for district attorney
Michael Nieskes will be the Republican candidate for St. Croix County district attorney in November. According to St. Croix County vote totals, Nieskes won the three-way race with 1,370 votes, or 35.75 percent of the vote. He topped challengers Donna Burger (1,251) and Rory O’Sullivan...
August 17, 2016 - 3:50pm
August 15, 2016
Senator's staff to meet with area constituents
Sen. Ron Johnson (-Wis.) said Monday that his staff will be available for the mobile office hours at several locations in northwestern Wisconsin next week. Mobile office hours allow constituents to meet with the senator’s staff to request assistance with a federal agency or regarding...
August 15, 2016 - 9:40am
August 12, 2016
Candidate Zimmerman focused on jobs, strong economy and next election
Shannon Zimmerman, business owner of Sajan in River Falls and first-time candidate for public office, secured the Republican nomination for District 30 State Assembly with a victory in the Aug. 9 primary election. That evening Zimmerman spoke with his primary opponent Paul Berning...
August 12, 2016 - 8:50am
August 10, 2016
Fuchs wins Pierce Treasurer’s seat
Unofficial election results declare Kathy Fuchs the winner of the Pierce County Treasurer’s seat following the Aug. 9 primary election with 851 votes. Fuchs, who squared off against Republican candidate Michele Burg, has essentially won the seat as no Democrat is running against...
August 10, 2016 - 8:05am
August 9, 2016
UPDATE: Victory nearly assured for District 30's Zimmerman
With nearly all ballots counted, River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman appears to be the Republican primary election winner in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Paul Berning 1,266 to 998 in St. Croix County with all precincts reporting. Zimmerman led 236-114 in Pierce County,...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm
UPDATE: Nieskes wins Republican primary in St. Croix County DA race
Michael Nieskes will be the Republican candidate for St. Croix County district attorney in November. According to unofficial St. Croix County data, Nieskes won the three-way race with 1,370 votes, or 35.75 percent of the vote. He topped challengers Donna Burger (1,251) and Rory O’Sullivan...
August 9, 2016 - 9:26pm