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Body discovered along St. Croix River in Hudson
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers could act on concealed weapons without permits; 9 more state news stories
Hero K9 Grants Multi-threat Vest to St. Croix County Sheriff's Office for K9 Garza
crime and courts
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
Netters edge Chippewa for BRC win
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Dam Days honors volunteers and 50 years
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Record crowd packs Art on the Kinni
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
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Roger F. Swenson, 85
Paul C. Willink, 87
Michael E. "Mick" Huppert
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September 18, 2017
Back for more: Pittman running for Senate District 31 seat
PLUM CITY — Mel Pittman, a Plum City dairy farmer and member of the Republican Party, has announced that he is running for Wisconsin Senate...
September 18, 2017 - 8:57am
September 1, 2017
Vinehout to test RF voter sentiment
Sen. Kathleen Vinehout will visit River Falls as she travels the state taking the measure of voter support for a 2018 run for governor. In a field that is quickly filling up with candidates hoping to oppose Gov. Scott Walker in that election, Vinehout has not yet officially declared...
September 1, 2017 - 8:00am
August 9, 2017
Business leaders talk local economy, transportation with Duffy
Business leaders told a Wisconsin congressman that workers in the Hudson area need better access to transportation. U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy toured...
August 9, 2017 - 12:08pm
July 27, 2017
Lawmakers seek to solve Murr property dispute through legislation
Donna Murr said last month that she's not giving up the fight. After the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Murr and her family that laws...
July 27, 2017 - 2:29pm
July 26, 2017
Walker appoints Knudson St. Croix County sheriff
Scott Knudson, who served as second in command at the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office under John Shilts, was appointed Wednesday to succeed...
July 26, 2017 - 3:20pm
July 12, 2017
Former campground at center of bluff line debate
The approval process for bluffland zoning along the lower St. Croix River in Wisconsin would no longer be subject to the Department of Natural...
July 12, 2017 - 8:43am
June 8, 2017
Vinehout rolls out 'alternative budget' for Wis.
RIVER FALLS — Sen. Kathleen Vinehout shared her vision for Wisconsin this week with members of the Pierce County community. About 30 people...
June 8, 2017 - 11:01am
May 25, 2017
Western Wisconsin lawmaker eyes gubernatorial bid
The state budget is slowly taking shape in Madison as lawmakers enter the session's home stretch. But not for Kathleen Vinehout. She's already...
May 25, 2017 - 8:32am
May 23, 2017
Four apply to be next St. Croix County sheriff
Four western Wisconsin residents will vie to become the next St. Croix County sheriff. Gov. Scott Walker's office released a list of the applicants...
May 23, 2017 - 2:08pm
May 12, 2017
Walker expected to talk re-election plans Saturday at state convention
Gov. Scott Walker is expected to announce he is ready to run for re-election in 2018, according to excerpts from a speech the Republican is scheduled...
May 12, 2017 - 2:57pm
May 11, 2017
Ron Kind visit: Here to hear from you
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.) was all ears at River Falls City Hall Monday, May 8 where he held a town hall meeting with constituents. Kind started...
May 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 28, 2017
Locals march for science on Earth Day
As people all over the world celebrated Earth Day, Town of Kinnickinnic residents husband and wife Peter Bloch and Bonnie Rubenstein went the...
April 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 20, 2017
'Very persistent' Prescott teacher has lured U.S. senators to school since the '90s
PRESCOTT — The U.S. Senate has been called the most exclusive club in the world. On consecutive days last week, Prescott High School was...
April 20, 2017 - 1:14pm
April 19, 2017
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — Hundreds of area residents, activists and community leaders packed the stands Wednesday at Ellsworth High School’s gym, where...
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am
April 18, 2017
Prescott students press the issues with U.S. Sen. Johnson
PRESCOTT — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson laid out the ground rules immediately. "Anything's fair game," he told students last week during a question-and-answer...
April 18, 2017 - 2:17pm