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Arrests follow interrupted burglary in town of Kinnickinnic
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
WisDOT warns: Crashes with deer likely to be high again this season
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
RFHS grad running for his life and loving it
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
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
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
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
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
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 4, 2016
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
August 3, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker considering performance-based funding for UW; Pence to join Trump in Green Bay; seven more state news stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker is still considering performance-based additional funding for the University of Wisconsin System. Just this week the governor said all state agencies should budget based on the idea they would be getting no more state money than they got last year. Walker's...
August 3, 2016 - 10:53am
August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am
July 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's local unemployment rates are generally higher than the previous month, but lower than one year ago. According to newly released state figures, all 12 Wisconsin metro areas saw their seasonally unadjusted jobless rates go up from May to June -- but all 12 rates...
July 28, 2016 - 9:29am
While landlocked, new River Falls/Ellsworth reporter finds new waters to chart
While she loves the ocean and has studied it in depth, this Hawaiian-born journalist, food blogger, gamer, fashion editor, photographer and designer...
July 28, 2016 - 5:00am
July 27, 2016
Seized dogs from closed puppy mill can now be adopted
Beginning this week, dozens of dogs found in squalor-like conditions at a Pierce County breeder’s home became available to new owners. Pierce...
July 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- Aaron Rodgers has always made it a policy to keep his personal and family life out of the public eye as much as possible. So it...
July 27, 2016 - 8:55am
July 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
DOWNSVILLE -- For the second day in a row, a person has drowned on the Red Cedar River in western Wisconsin. Dunn County deputies were called late Monday afternoon to the Downsville boat landing in the town of Dunn. Officials say the man was unconscious when he was pulled from the...
July 26, 2016 - 8:51am
July 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
PHILADELPHIA -- Wisconsin Democrats will cast a split vote for president at their party's convention in Philadelphia this week. But by the time it's all over, they expect to be more unified behind Hillary Clinton than Republicans were in giving Donald Trump his send off last week....
July 25, 2016 - 9:18am
July 23, 2016
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Few people seem to drive the speed limit on Glover Road in the town of Troy. Those who do tend to be people who live nearby. This observation was made by residents showing up at the July 14 Troy Town Board meeting. They expressed safety concerns. The road has seen a traffic increase...
July 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
CLEVELAND – Gov. Scott Walker says it would have been good for Donald Trump to tone down his rhetoric as he accepted the Republican nomination...
July 22, 2016 - 8:43am
July 21, 2016
Final goodbye encore: Event coordinator for public library to step down
Katie Chaffee was on the River Falls Public Library fundraising committee when the current building was constructed in 1997. When it was decided...
July 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
Blown fuse knocks out power for some Pierce-Pepin customers
It was a hot but beautiful evening, no storm this time, but a “high-side fuse failed” at Pierce-Pepin Cooperative Services Beldenville substation after 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20. According to Pierce-Pepin Vice President Christ Tackmann, the power was restored after less than an...
July 21, 2016 - 9:22am
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
Wisconsin will feel even more heat and humidity Thursday -- which may be hard to believe, considering it was 98 Wednesday in the far northwest, and Milwaukee reached 90 by noon. To make things worse, more than 18,000 electric customers were sweating through power outages as of 6...
July 21, 2016 - 8:52am
July 20, 2016
Locals show their tasty support for the RFPD
With deadly attacks on police officers filling the news, River Falls Police Chief Gordon Young said it’s been a difficult time for law enforcement...
July 20, 2016 - 1:00pm