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Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
Teacher honored for mentoring to student teachers
Two-day hunter education course offered
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Getting in the swing, keeping it local
crime and courts
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
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
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
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
February 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker says the nation should adopt Wisconsin's program for giving health insurance to the poor. Walker and other governors met with President Donald Trump and his health secretary in Washington during the weekend, and the replacing of Obamacare was said...
February 27, 2017 - 8:34am
February 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Thousands of Wisconsin school students have three day weekends, thanks to a snowstorm that could bring up to 12 inches in the western third of the state by Saturday morning. As of 6 a.m., about 90 of the state's 424 public school districts closed their doors Friday — and some made...
February 24, 2017 - 10:20am
February 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin veterans asked Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday to change his mind about eliminating the prevailing wage law for public projects. Last year, lawmakers scaled back the requirement that contractors pay construction workers a minimum wage similar to what union employees...
February 23, 2017 - 8:24am
February 22, 2017
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
HUDSON — A dam project at Willow River State Park would receive a funding boost under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal announced Monday. The Republican...
February 22, 2017 - 9:58am
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
February 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
It's primary election day in Wisconsin, but not even one of every 10 voters are expected to cast ballots. The only statewide race for is for public school superintendent, in which eight year incumbent Tony Evers faces challengers John Humphries and Lowell Holtz plus write in Rick...
February 21, 2017 - 10:21am
February 20, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
MADISON — Charges of lewd and lascivious behavior have been filed against a 22-year-old man accused of running completely naked in the Capitol Rotunda a little over two weeks ago. Capitol police have looked at video evidence of the Feb. 4 incident. Investigators say a little girl...
February 20, 2017 - 8:00am
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Troy town case in March
The family embroiled in a St. Croix County land dispute will present its case next month to the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys for the Murr family, which owns a small riverside parcel in the town of Troy, will make oral arguments March 20 to the high court. "My entire family is so...
February 20, 2017 - 5:00am
February 19, 2017
Salvage yard runs out of chances, loses license
The River Falls Town Board spent over an hour and a quarter at its Feb. 6 meeting discussing Automotive Recyclers salvage yard, W9880 710th Ave. When discussion ended, the board deciding not to renew its business license. Automotive Recyclers is owned by Somerset Auto Salvage, LLC....
February 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 18, 2017
Lions to EMS: Life-saving purchase
A $6,000 donation from the River Falls Lions Club to River Falls Emergency Medical Services will allow for the purchase of life-saving instruments....
February 18, 2017 - 5:00am
February 17, 2017
Construction boom part of 'year of wow'
River Falls' recent "State of the City" video looking back at 2016 declared it "The Year of Wow." The city especially had a "banner year" when...
February 17, 2017 - 5:06pm
Wisconsin roundup: Duffy's out, but who's in to challenge Baldwin?; new bill re-targets daylight saving time; 7 more state news stories
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy's decision not to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018 could leave a wide open field of Republicans. One possible candidate,...
February 17, 2017 - 8:58am
February 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he'd pass on Trump labor post; state school candidates lob allegations; 10 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker appears to have snuffed out Democratic claims that he's interested in becoming President Donald Trump's new nominee for labor secretary. Fast food magnate Andrew Puzder withdrew from his bid Wednesday, after Senate Republicans said they did not have the votes to...
February 16, 2017 - 9:06am
February 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin pooch claims top-dog honors at Westminster; GOP bill would restrict recounts; 6 more state news stories
NEW YORK — A German shepherd from southern Wisconsin is the big winner at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Rumor, a 5-year-old female from Kenlyn Kennels in Edgerton, won the "Best in Show" award Tuesday night in the 141st annual event at Madison Square Garden. Kent Boyles...
February 15, 2017 - 9:45am
February 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Court ruling eases admissibility of toxicology tests; broadband bill targets rural areas; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has made it easier to use toxicology test results against criminal defendants in court. The justices ruled 5-2 Tuesday that toxicology tests are legally parts of autopsies, and therefore can be admitted as evidence without the person who wrote...
February 14, 2017 - 3:33pm