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'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer, students, teachers
Trechter named Adviser of the Year at UW-River Falls
Local student shares memories of Italy exchange trip
Teen attack victim making strides, New Richmond mom says
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
crime and courts
Runners rally at BRC meet
Football: Hudson holds onto the jug
Volleyball: Cats lower the boom
Northwoods League makes it official
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
'Come Alive' with Jourdan Hines
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Library Notes: It's time for the Kirby Symes Memorial Run
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/19/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/7/17 Special Meeting of Electors - Budget Approval
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Workshop re: Alternative Revenues
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Council Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 11/6/17, Case No. 17-Cv-202, Laura Kneer
Wayne A. Nelson
Leslie Lee Swenson
Lowell R. Payton
Rachel L. Perry
Melvyn L. Fahning
Viewpoint: Mural offers unintended message
Viewpoint: Sen. Vinehout pleased with committee passage of hemp bill
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Viewpoint: Now is the time; take part in Kinni Corridor charrette
Viewpoint: Audit Committee focused on protecting veterans' care at King
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September 29, 2017
Library column: Fall is the time to curl up with a good book
Welcome to autumn in Wisconsin! The weather changes have been so rapid my head is spinning. A sunny 90 degrees with high humidity one week, 60 degrees and rainy the next. One thing that doesn't change are the great books and materials you can get from your public library. As the weather...
September 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 25, 2017
Viewpoint: Dam advocate group spreads misinformation at Kinni Corridor Tech Talk
Dams are built structures that get old. Rivers are powerful, constant and patient. Remember your images of free-flowing rivers and waterfalls and the words of Wendell Berry, "Men may dam it and say that they have made a lake, but it will still be a river. It will keep its nature...
September 25, 2017 - 6:39pm
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
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
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 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 3, 2017
Out in Leftfield column: Passwords live long and prosper
"Star Trek" was set in a the year 2265 and beyond. Captain James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock predicted real-life "facetime" and video communication...
September 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Woodworking: Lo and behold! An angel named Mike
Recently, I filled you in on L'affaire Sidewalk and told you that an angel named Michael came down and agreed the square of concrete was amiss and had to be replaced. It was removed post haste and replaced with an orange cone for three weeks, which gave pedestrians the fun of throwing...
September 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Column: Hungry? Thank a farmer
A small town guy like me grew up in farm country in southern Minnesota. Classmates were farm kids who drove tractors and combines before they...
September 3, 2017 - 12:00pm