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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
August 18, 2016
Overnight, River Falls area house goes up in flames
Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, River Falls firefighters were sent to a house fire at 653 Tradition Trail in the town of Troy. A neighbor...
August 18, 2016 - 9:46am
August 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: White House candidates sound off in Wisconsin; Milwaukee cop threatened; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Hillary Clinton's Democratic running mate accuses Wisconsin Republicans of making it harder to vote. Virginia Senate Democrat Tim Kaine spoke to supporters Tuesday at the state Democratic Party's office in Madison, before heading to a private fundraiser in that city. Kaine...
August 17, 2016 - 7:44am
August 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Shooting victim's family condemns Milwaukee violence; Trump returning to Badger State; primary turnout historically low; nine more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Two sisters of Milwaukee police shooting victim Sylville Smith have condemned the violence in the Sherman Park neighborhood where their brother was shot to death Saturday. A vigil and a march were held for Smith Sunday evening, where sister Kimberly Neal said the 23-year-old...
August 15, 2016 - 7:54am
August 12, 2016
What's the day? – why, it's ARTful Friday
ARTful Friday in downtown River Falls will run from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at four galleries/shops -- Kinni Clay Works; 125 On Main; Riverwalk Square; and Art's House. Each will have an art opening with light snacks and refreshments. River Falls CAB and Art's House will have glass...
August 12, 2016 - 11:04am
Wisconsin roundup: West Nile virus kills St. Croix County horse; judge decides voter ID reforms can wait; nine more state news stories
A horse in St. Croix County was the first such animal to die this year from West Nile virus, according to state officials. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Thursday that a 4-year-old unvaccinated quarter-horse gelding was the stricken animal....
August 12, 2016 - 8:23am
August 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Another soaking in store for western Wisconsin; opposition emerges to Walker road funding; eight more state news stories
Flash flood watches are in effect for much of the western half of Wisconsin through early Friday, and some places could get up to five inches of rain -- on top of several inches that already fell on parts of St. Croix County. The National Weather Service says a moist airmass will...
August 11, 2016 - 9:14am
August 10, 2016
Dead bird means mosquito-borne virus has arrived
ELLSWORTH – The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in the county Friday, July 29, has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for the virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted disease began...
August 10, 2016 - 4:21pm
Wisconsin afternoon wrap: Marquette poll: Clinton extends lead in Wisconsin; incumbents survive primaries; seven more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democrat Hillary Clinton has extended her lead against Republican Donald Trump for Wisconsin's 10 presidential electoral votes. The latest Marquette Law School poll released Wednesday afternoon gives Clinton a 46-36 percent lead among registered voters in a head to head...
August 10, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Polls open in Badger State; Dresser resident charged in St. Paul standoff; eight more state news stories
It's Election Day, but state officials expect only 16-percent of eligible voters to go to the polls. There's at least one primary in six of the eight Wisconsin U.S. House districts, and one contest has drawn national attention -- the First District GOP primary between House Speaker...
August 9, 2016 - 1:11pm
August 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW-Stout bows to pressure, moves painting; 23-year-old driver receives 40th suspended driving ticket; 11 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- Administrators at the University of Wisconsin-Stout say the decision to move two 80-year-old paintings wasn't based on political...
August 8, 2016 - 8:44am
August 6, 2016
Local Legion Announces Membership Incentives
As a special recognition, River Falls American Legion Post 121 is offering to pay the first year’s dues for any new member who served on active duty at any time since 9/11/2001. In addition, the Post will pay dues for anyone currently on active duty for as long as that individual...
August 6, 2016 - 6:00am
August 5, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Pepin County residents warned about whooping cough; Walker appoints Rhoades' successor; 12 more state news stories
DURAND -- Health officials in Pepin County are warning families with children in Durand schools to be on the lookout for whooping cough. Officials say 72 people, most of them students, have been infected with whooping cough since March. Doctors say whooping cough can be deadly to...
August 5, 2016 - 8:45am
August 4, 2016
‘It was kind of heroic’
Clyde Hudson is presented with a citizen commendation by Police Chief Gordon Young and officer Chris Gottfredson during the regular City Counil...
August 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
Cougar sighting reported in Prescott
PRESCOTT -- A possible cougar sighting a few blocks from Prescott Middle School was reported last week and video of the animal is making the rounds on social media. Prescott resident Mike Weiland showed police video footage of what appears to be a cougar walking along Locust Street...
August 4, 2016 - 10:22am
Wisconsin roundup: State's Top 3 Republicans skipping Trump-Pence rally; unsolicited hugger arrested; eight more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- When Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump campaigns with running mate Mike Pence in Green Bay Friday, he's sure to draw a big crowd, but three powerful state politicians won't be there. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are involved in a mini-feud over endorsements....
August 4, 2016 - 8:56am