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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
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
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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
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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
February 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies; education leaders mixed on Walker's lifetime teaching license plan; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The numbers of Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies has skyrocketed in the past decade. State health officials say almost 600 babies were born in 2015 with what's called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome -- a dependence on opioids and other addictive drugs. That's...
February 13, 2017 - 8:44am
February 12, 2017
Barreling into the wild
Every single step of Rhonda Schrader's latest project is a struggle. There is frozen tundra. Everywhere. Dogsleds are the sole mode of transportation....
February 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 11, 2017
On the road with Sergeant Koranda
ELLSWORTH — "Things can go from zero to 60 fast. We have to be ready at a drop of the hat." These were some the first words from Sgt....
February 11, 2017 - 5:00am
February 10, 2017
Pillow talk: She's all action
Money isn't all that River Falls gives to a school in Ganthier, Haiti. Clothes, mostly handmade, get delivered from here to there for the school's students. The hand-sewn clothing is part of what's dubbed the "Pillowcase Project." It was launched two years ago by Judy Caflisch and...
February 10, 2017 - 4:02pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker sees 'good chunk' of budget passing; Menomonie murder suspect claims self-defense; 8 more state news stories
Walker: 'Good chunk' of his budget will pass Gov. Scott Walker says a "good chunk" of his proposed state budget will pass, but Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald cites some big differences.
February 10, 2017 - 10:26am
February 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker budget plan roll-out includes stop in New Richmond; Menomonie murder suspect extradited; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will make another quick tour of Wisconsin Thursday and Friday to promote the two year, $76 billion state budget he proposed Wednesday. He's starting in Milwaukee with a speech at the annual Governor's Conference on Economic Development -- and he'll then...
February 9, 2017 - 11:48am
February 8, 2017
Walker budget calls for more K-12, UW education spending
Gov. Scott Walker trumpeted new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican...
February 8, 2017 - 6:17pm
She's firefighter of the year
Molly McLagan Foley was surprised when she heard her accomplishments being described at the River Falls Fire Department's annual banquet last...
February 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
'It's been an exciting ride'
Frank Holter's firefighting days may be done, but there sure were a lot of them. His career lasted 43 years and two days. A lot has happened...
February 8, 2017 - 10:53am
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to present budget at 4 p.m.; competency exam ordered in Rusk County officer-slaying case; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Republican Scott Walker will present the fourth two year state budget of his governorship Thursday afternoon.
February 8, 2017 - 8:31am
February 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Medical marijuana getting cold reception in Madison; Former U.S. solicitor general will try to help GOP keep district lines; 7 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Legislature's GOP leaders are giving a cold reception to a pair of Democratic bills to legalize medical marijuana. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he remains against the concept, but he has not talked with his GOP caucus about it. Assembly Speaker...
February 7, 2017 - 2:04pm
February 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker K-12 funding proposal stokes re-election suspicions; meteor fireball spotted; 11 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov.Scott Walker is proposing a big boost in state funding for K-12 education. This comes two years after the Republican cut school funding. This time he is calling for a $649 million increase. That is an additional $200 of spending per pupil in each of the next two years....
February 6, 2017 - 9:55am
Relay For Life gears up for March
The rally cry for the 2017 Relay For Life of River Falls-Pierce County has a noted ring to it: "Cancer. Not Here. Not There. Not Anywhere." The familiar cadence belongs to children's author Dr. Seuss and is adopted by this year's Relay For Life, held annually in River Falls, to raise...
February 6, 2017 - 8:52am
February 4, 2017
City talks 'Corridor Planning 101'
The public library's lower level was filled with green chairs occupied by the majority of more than 160 people. Some were left standing in the...
February 4, 2017 - 5:00am