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UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
New student enrollment at UW-River Falls highest in five years
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
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
August 3, 2016
Election day: Where not to vote...And also where to vote
The primary featuring contested races for St. Croix County district attorney, two state assembly seats, 3rd and 7th Congressional districts,...
August 3, 2016 - 3:03pm
August 1, 2016
Feingold stops in River Falls, talks voter ID laws
The Pierce County Democratic Party hosted an old friend on Friday evening, July 29, when former U.S. Senator for Wisconsin Russ Feingold made...
August 1, 2016 - 5:13pm
July 29, 2016
Area man worked behind the scenes to 'get things done' at the RNC convention
Hudson resident Jeff Larson is regarded among friends as unpretentious, humble and not in the last bit attracted to the limelight. He also just...
July 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
Russ Feingold to visit River Falls tonight
Former U.S. Senator for Wisconsin Russ Feingold, who is running for re-election to the same position, will visit River Falls this evening, July...
July 29, 2016 - 3:06pm
July 22, 2016
Options for Women in River Falls hosts second prominent Republican
ptions for Women, formerly Pregnancy Helpline, got an important visitor Friday, July 15, with another high-ranking Republican making an appearance....
July 22, 2016 - 5:00am
July 15, 2016
Sen. Ron Johnson makes stop in River Falls
United States Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) made an appearance in River Falls around lunchtime on Friday, July 15. He visited the pro-life pregnancy...
July 15, 2016 - 3:38pm
June 14, 2016
President signs Duffy's bill honoring Glenwood City WWII hero
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sean Duffy’s bill to name the Glenwood City Post Office after Lt. Ellen Ainsworth was signed Monday, June 13, by President Obama into law. Ainsworth, a member of the U.S. Army Nurses Corps during World War II, saved 42 lives when their hospital tent...
June 14, 2016 - 6:00am
May 12, 2016
Senate candidate to have education listening tour
RIVER FALLS -- Diane Odeen, Democratic candidate for the 10th state Senate District seat this fall, will start a listening tour to discuss the...
May 12, 2016 - 2:19pm