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Body discovered along St. Croix River in Hudson
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers could act on concealed weapons without permits; 9 more state news stories
Hero K9 Grants Multi-threat Vest to St. Croix County Sheriff's Office for K9 Garza
crime and courts
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
Netters edge Chippewa for BRC win
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Dam Days honors volunteers and 50 years
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Record crowd packs Art on the Kinni
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
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Roger F. Swenson, 85
Paul C. Willink, 87
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Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
Bill Rubin: Economic impact of friday night lights ... priceless
Foxconn: An Exciting Opportunity for Wisconsin
Arts Minded: Art on the Kinni is the friendliest event around
Viewpoint: When up is down
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August 2, 2017
Woodworking: A salute to mighty kale
My wife returned from Minneapolis with a gift from her friend Sharon Eddleston, a master gardener who works at a garden center. "Look, look," she exclaimed, "at all the transplants Sharon gave me, overruns from the garden where she works!" "Um," said I. "Is that one a KALE plant?"...
August 2, 2017 - 6:00am
July 31, 2017
Improving health care for Wisconsin
Over the last six months, Wisconsinites have faced far too much uncertainty when it comes to their health care. Thousands of Wisconsinites have...
July 31, 2017 - 4:11pm
Foxconn: The hype and the small print
Great news! A big tech company called Foxconn is coming to southeast Wisconsin and bringing with it a lot of new jobs. The new company will build a big factory and make flat screens for computers. Gov. Scott Walker tells us the company will create 13,000 jobs that pay nearly $54,000....
July 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 24, 2017
Letters: A thank you for the library; immigrants valuable to economy
Partisanship TO THE EDITOR Thoughts from a grandparent after nine months contemplation of a new life: Nana's hair is really long. Nana's protesting...
July 24, 2017 - 5:00am
July 20, 2017
Library Notes:Summer is slipping quickly by
It's a little shocking to be this far into July already. The summer is flying! That means that if you haven't registered yet, you should get to the library as soon as possible and get started with the adult summer library program. There's one more Book Club in a Bar coming up on Aug....
July 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 19, 2017
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
It's obvious the world is changing at a rapid rate. What an understatement. The older generation reminisces about the time when the world moved...
July 19, 2017 - 4:15pm
Superintendent's Corner: High School facility under repair
During the fall of 2016, staff at the River Falls High School began to notice leaks in the piping serving the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. Since that time, more than 150 leaks throughout the HVAC piping system have occurred, along with resulting problems...
July 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 18, 2017
Viewpoint: Cheers to Wisconsin beer
If you ask Wisconsinites to list their favorite things about Wisconsin you are all but guaranteed to see Packers football and Wisconsin beer...
July 18, 2017 - 9:21am
Viewpoint: Talk is all health care at the art fair
"My father-in-law is losing his health insurance," Pam told me. She stopped to chat as we perused the booths at the Stockholm Art Fair. Stockholm, population 66, has one of the best art fairs in western Wisconsin. Judging by the license plates, the fair is high on the list for Minnesotans...
July 18, 2017 - 9:18am
July 13, 2017
Letters to the editor
Concerned constituent feels she deserved better in court TO THE EDITOR During a recent court appearance in front of (Pierce County Court) Commissioner Gavic, it quickly became apparent to not only me and my lawyer, but to the witnesses as well, that he prefers to perform victim blaming,...
July 13, 2017 - 10:44am
July 12, 2017
Woodworking: Behind the names of Hollywood
Have you ever noticed when perusing the TV guide how many weird names have been hung on many of our modern-day actors? "Benedict Cumberbatch." How's that for a matinee idol moniker? But that's it for the new Brit who dominates historical drama on BBC productions. Or Renee Zellweger?...
July 12, 2017 - 1:48pm
July 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Seeking solutions for state road budget
A tall man stopped me in the hall of the Capitol. "Can't you just increase the gas tax?" he asked me. "I'm here to ask my Republican Senator to increase the gas tax. We need to fix the roads." He smiled, then said, "Hi, my name is Steve. I'm a Republican. I just don't think it's conservative...
July 10, 2017 - 4:35pm
July 7, 2017
Arts Minded: Dedicate your artwork to freedom and dignity
Another Independence Day has come and gone. It gets me thinking about Democracy—a cornerstone of the most creative and compassionate design...
July 7, 2017 - 6:00am
July 5, 2017
Editorial: Tragedy has a way of opening our eyes
Isn't it a shame that sometimes it takes a tragedy to open our eyes? The tornado that left a swath of destruction in its wake through the towns...
July 5, 2017 - 8:00am
July 4, 2017
Woodworking: The Better Than Nothing Dirt Band.
River Falls is lacking in several amenities that you might expect in a town and college of its size. So I've done my share of debating. What's lacking? For starters.
July 4, 2017 - 6:00am