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Past the learning curve, she sees bright future
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
New Richmond man sentenced to 25 years
One campaign done, he's data driven to come back
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
crime and courts
SCVBL rosters set for Saints exhibition
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Relay raises over $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)
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Glen H. Andersen, 93
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
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
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March 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: New bill would ban state payments for state employee abortions; Walker still 65K short of 2010 job promise; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- More state government employees in Wisconsin would have to pay for their own abortions as part of a new Republican bill.
March 13, 2017 - 8:58am
March 12, 2017
Help find, identify these vets
In a project dedicated to recognizing military service via River Falls High School's "Wall of Honor" display, the high school and local American Legion are jointly seeking community help in identifying all RFHS graduates now serving on active duty — plus alumni who have past...
March 12, 2017 - 6:00am
March 11, 2017
'It's time for people to hear a new voice'
David Cronk decided to run for River Falls City Council after a local citizens committee approached and encouraged him to do so. "That piqued...
March 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly to consider more limits on union influence; 'winners, losers' ID'd in UW aid report; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Assembly is scheduled to vote Thursday afternoon on a bill to reduce the influence of labor unions on tax funded construction. Brookfield Republican Rob Hutton proposed the measure, which would prohibit local governments from forcing contractors to have...
March 9, 2017 - 10:57am
March 8, 2017
St. Croix County veterinarian sentenced in Minn. sex-trafficking case
A western Wisconsin veterinarian accused of shuttling unwitting sex workers was sentenced Wednesday in Minnesota to prison on two felonies, including...
March 8, 2017 - 2:04pm
Wisconsin roundup: Avian flu returns to western Wisconsin; ALS patient who killed 2 women dies; 9 more state news stories
BARRON — The avian flu has returned to Wisconsin. The USDA says 84,000 turkeys could have been exposed at a farm in Barron County owned by Jennie O Turkey Store, and the birds have been quarantined so they can be monitored. Testing began more than one month ago after the turkeys...
March 8, 2017 - 10:45am
March 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers poised to act on high-profile bills; Eau Claire suspect accused of injuring child, cop; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature will be in session Tuesday with some major items up for approval. The Senate will consider its first action that directly involves alleged inmate abuse at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile institutions near Irma. It's...
March 7, 2017 - 10:00am
March 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man arrested in disappearance of St. Croix Falls girls; State Senate leader wants to put more tax dollars into roads; 9 more state news stories
ST. CROIX FALLS — One man has been arrested in the disappearance of two Wisconsin foster girls who've been found safe. KARE-TV says officers found 14-year-old Candus Flodin and 13-year-old Makayla Hanson Wall of St. Croix Falls about 8 p.m. Saturday at a residence in Price County...
March 6, 2017 - 8:38am
March 5, 2017
Community raises questions at notification meeting
BURKHARDT — Daniel Steltz had been living across the street from two convicted sex offenders. Last month he learned that number had grown...
March 5, 2017 - 7:00am
March 4, 2017
Journal wins awards in Better Newspaper Contest
MADISON — The River Falls Journal and RiverTown Multimedia were well represented at the annual convention of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association...
March 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 3, 2017
University's Accounting Society prepares to offer tax clinics
Every year the Accounting Society, a student-run organization at UW-River Falls, puts on a clinic to help individuals prepare for tax season. The clinics have been going strong for a decade. David Breger, an assistant professor of accounting and finance, recently took over as the...
March 3, 2017 - 9:55am
Wisconsin roundup: So long to sub-$100 Packer tickets; large freshman class on tap at UW-River Falls, despite earlier concerns; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY — For the first time, no seat will cost less than $100 for a Green Bay Packers regular season home game. The Packers have announced...
March 3, 2017 - 9:27am
March 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man faces charges for leaving baby in car at bar; Walker wants more lottery ads to boost property tax relief; 7 more state news stories
MENASHA — An eastern Wisconsin man faces criminal charges for allegedly leaving his baby daughter in a car for three hours while he was drinking in a tavern. Menasha police were called Wednesday afternoon to the Redliner Bar, where officials say the 53-year-old Chilton man was...
March 2, 2017 - 9:28am
March 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin is the 16th best state in the nation, according to an inaugural ranking from U-S News and World Report. The magazine evaluated all 50 states in 68 categories ranging from crime to personal opportunity. Wisconsin's government scored the highest — the fifth best, mainly...
March 1, 2017 - 9:39am
February 28, 2017
St. Croix holds public transit open house
The St. Croix County Transit Planning Subcommittee is seeking public input on the feasibility of transit services within St. Croix County and between the county and frequented destinations in neighboring communities. A feasibility study, being conducted by the West Central Wisconsin...
February 28, 2017 - 3:15pm