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School notches top character award
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
UWRF community warned about increase in phishing, other scams
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
Council raises park pool fees for nonresidents
crime and courts
Wildcats BRC champs
Falcon men clinch WIAC title
Memories resound as UWRF's Karges Center era closes
Small town kids, big league dreams
Kamrowski wins BRC/DSC Challenge
Darn that storm: Coffee concert canceled
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
She's bringing song back; feel free to join
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/7/17 Public Hearing re: Eagle Storage Permit
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinance 2017-06
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
SHARING FAMILIES: 3/3/17 Annual Meeting Notice
SUMMONS: Applegate Inc. v. Elizabeth DeLabio; Case No. 17-SC-57
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Sheila Kinney Ambrose, 64
Regina C. Larson, 84
Freida K. Ylvisaker, 93
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
Real Estate Showcase
January 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill limiting union influence on fast track; Wisconsinites at March for Life; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — A GOP-backed measure that would limit the influence of unions bidding for public projects is poised to move quickly through the Legislature. Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Rob Hutton are sponsoring the measure on project labor agreements. A spokesperson for Vukmir said Thursday...
January 27, 2017 - 9:51am
January 26, 2017
Getting inside their heads
HUDSON — It could be someone who's experiencing post-traumatic stress. Could be someone with fetal alcohol syndrome. Maybe a bipolar episode....
January 26, 2017 - 2:48pm
Wisconsin roundup: State audit criticizes DOT planning; private school tax breaks reportedly cost state less; 9 more state news stories
MADISON – A newly released state audit criticizes the Transportation Department for its budgeting process and a lack of internal controls.
January 26, 2017 - 10:57am
January 25, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to unveil budget Feb. 8; White House orders up a Leinie's; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will unveil his next proposed state budget two weeks from Wednesday. The Republican Walker plans to discuss the highlights in a speech to the Legislature at 4 p.m. Feb. 8, scrapping the traditional nighttime speech from previous years. Walker has already...
January 25, 2017 - 8:53am
January 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmaker raises concern over Walker welfare plan; winter weather to return; 8 more state news stories
A Wisconsin Senate Democrat says children could be hurt by Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand the work requirement to get food stamps. The Republican Walker held briefings in four cities Monday to explain his plan, which would extend the current 80 hour-per-month work or job training...
January 24, 2017 - 11:18am
Wanted! Upbeat message far from desperate
The electronic sign outside American Legion Hall Post #121 on North Main Street announces, "Wanted in 2017...Veterans." But don't get the wrong...
January 24, 2017 - 5:00am
January 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Illegal gun use targeted in legislation; court date set for suspected cop killer; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — A Senate bill proposes tougher penalties on criminals caught with guns or those who illegally buy guns for someone else. State Sen. LaTonya Johnson, a Democrat from Milwaukee, is a co-sponsoring a bill that would make it a felony to buy a gun for someone who can't legally...
January 23, 2017 - 8:51am
January 22, 2017
Hospital's SEARCH program highlighted by governor
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker highlighted Allina Health River Falls Area Hospital's Project SEARCH program and a local graduate in his state-of-the-state...
January 22, 2017 - 6:00am
January 19, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State of State prompted 'Scott Walker bingo'; rural roadway sees Skittles spill; 8 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — Some of the state's legislative Democrats were reportedly playing bingo during Gov. Scott Walker's recent State of the State address....
January 19, 2017 - 11:08am
January 18, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State Senate votes to help cheese distributor; man killed in snowmobile crash; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Senate has unanimously passed its first bill of the new session, which would help a cheese distributor in Sheboygan...
January 18, 2017 - 8:46am
January 17, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Study names Wisconsin among best states for lovers; schools closed, delayed around state; 9 more state news stories
EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you're looking for love, Wisconsin is a great place to find it. A new study from Michigan State University says Wisconsin, Utah, and Mississippi are essentially tied for first place among the best states to fall in love -- and North Dakota is rated the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:35am
January 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsinites sweat through Packers' upset; Obamacare repeal protests continue; 7 more state news stories
Wisconsinites in homes and sports bars sweated through the Green Bay Packers 34-31 playoff victory at Dallas Sunday. Many fans expressed their...
January 16, 2017 - 8:24am
January 13, 2017
Late night outage affects south end of city
Many River Falls Municipal Utilities customers lost power due to a late night outage Thursday, Jan. 12. Utility Director Kevin Westhuis said the outage was due to a malfunctioning relay in one of the city's substations.
January 13, 2017 - 12:19pm
Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man charged in UW-Stout student's death; temps plunge to minus-26 in state; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE — Dunn County prosecutors filed murder charges against a Minnesota man suspected in the death of a Saudi Arabian man studying at UW-Stout. UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer confirmed Friday in a news release that Minneapolis resident Cullen M. Osburn was charged with murder...
January 13, 2017 - 11:09am
January 12, 2017
Former Pierce HR director dies by suicide
A former Pierce County human resources manager died by suicide last week amidst an investigation for alleged misconduct in a position he took after leaving Ellsworth. Raymond "R.J." Weitz, 63, killed himself Dec. 29, Portage County Coroner Scott Rifleman confirmed last Thursday....
January 12, 2017 - 4:00pm