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Drifting snow causes crash; Bay City man airlifted
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. ice angler survives thin-ice incident; more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Attempted arson in Ellsworth; Gunshot reports
St. Croix County continuing transportation discussion
Ellsworth woman pleads guilty to embezzlement
crime and courts
RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9
Falcon Roundup: Men's hockey drops WIAC openers; Women's hoops snaps two-game skid
Basketball: Boys come up short in opener
Basketball: Girls searching for first W
Wrestling: Wildcats closing the gap
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 12/12/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TROY: 12/14/17 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: FCC Permit Application - WEVR Radio, River Falls, WI
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17Special Electors Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Personnel Committee Meeting
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Charles "Chuck" Frederick Morrow
William "Billy" Johnson
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
Real Estate Showcase
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RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9
September 23, 2017
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
After writing about snakes, turtles and frogs, I'd be remiss if I didn't touch on the topic of lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin. The lizards...
September 23, 2017 - 9:35pm
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
In response to Barb de Souza, thank you for your heartfelt defense of the DACA program in last week's paper. I respond to her question of what...
September 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 22, 2017
Woodworking: Don't always believe the movie critics
Here's a column about a movie, but it's not exactly a movie review; instead it's a warning. The warning: don't always believe what you read in the newspaper. No, I don't mean THIS newspaper. I mean OTHER newspapers.
September 22, 2017 - 6:00am
September 21, 2017
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
The state Senate completed work on the state budget late last week and the bill now goes to the governor for his final approval. The budget prioritizes education, holds the line on income and property taxes, and continues to invest in workforce development. In order to protect taxpayers,...
September 21, 2017 - 9:21pm
September 18, 2017
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
"Policy is who pays, who doesn't pay and where the money gets spent," said the president of the NAACP in a recent speech. Policy making was center stage at the State Capitol when the long delayed $76 billion two-year state budget was rushed to passage just days after a majority of...
September 18, 2017 - 2:56pm
September 15, 2017
Bill Rubin: Economic impact of friday night lights ... priceless
Has the economic impact of high school football games across the U.S. ever been measured? Win or lose on Fridays, my unscientific reasoning...
September 15, 2017 - 9:13pm
Foxconn: An Exciting Opportunity for Wisconsin
Over the past few months there has been a lot of talk about the pros and cons of providing tax incentives in order to attract the multinational company Foxconn to Wisconsin. I am pleased to say that this week the Legislature gave final approval to legislation that will mean Foxconn...
September 15, 2017 - 2:53pm
September 12, 2017
Arts Minded: Art on the Kinni is the friendliest event around
To paraphrase the opening lines of A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens): "It was the best of houses; it was the worst of houses." As I prepare to leave a home of 37 years and move to one smaller, newer and more convenient, but still in walking distance to downtown River Falls, good...
September 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 11, 2017
Viewpoint: When up is down
A last-minute budget amendment has folks in western Wisconsin very worried. Locals have spent seven years negotiating with large sand mines to reach agreements that allow neighbors and mines to co-exist. In some cases, locals decided certain sensitive and tourist areas needed protection...
September 11, 2017 - 4:02pm
Viewpoint: Back to school
This past week kids and teens across western and central Wisconsin packed their backpacks and got ready to go back to school. Although my boys...
September 11, 2017 - 2:08pm
September 10, 2017
Letters: Get involved with Grow to Share; Don't let your babies play football
If you've been paying attention, for the past several weeks, you may have noticed the information campaign posted on the back page of the A section...
September 10, 2017 - 6:01pm
Wanted: Focus group participants
The School District of River Falls is in many ways the center of our community's life together. Your children and grandkids attend our schools; community groups regularly use our buildings; you come to our schools for sporting events, concerts, and plays; and many adults attend our...
September 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 7, 2017
Woodworking: Garden abundance: Green thumb summer
Here we are at the end of the gardening season. My Beautiful Wife's thumb has been unusually green this summer. My thumb has been unusually sore this past year, so I've kept out of the garden and watched from the kitchen as B.W. worked with her magic trowel.
September 7, 2017 - 6:00am
September 6, 2017
Library Notes: Try it out: 'Soup, Salad & Science'
We have two great authors for you coming up in the next few days! New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills will be here on Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. As well as his own characters, he has continued series for both Vince Flynn and Robert Ludlum. Don't miss this! On Sunday, Sept....
September 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 4, 2017
Letters: Reply to Civil War reality; We'll be left to pay the interest
Many statistics were included in Mr. Anderson's letter published in the Aug. 24, 2017 Journal. However, many of them will not prove to amount...
September 4, 2017 - 8:00am