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Traffic crashes claim 46 lives in Wisconsin last month
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson’s Knudson questions voting report; more state news stories
Republicans trade accusations in primary battle for Harsdorf's seat
Update: Teen crash victim ID'd, in critical condition
Hudson inclusivity committee rising from the ashes of civic tranquility
crime and courts
Boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers light things up
Fusion handed first loss
Inaugural Wildcat Invitational set for Dec. 16
UWRF men run streak to seven
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
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/16/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/18/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
LAIRD YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION: 2017 Annual Report Available
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
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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
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
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
September 1, 2017
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where are the people?
“This bill does not allow for public debate...is the public even aware? You’re not allowing the public to have adequate input into this issue,”...
September 1, 2017 - 8:56am
August 27, 2017
Woodworking: It's all in the name
I have always loved to gaze at atlases and discover town names and sometimes even find out how they got that way. One wonderful book is about Pierce County and environs' names and how they came to be. But I've already written about that, so let's go further afield.
August 27, 2017 - 7:57pm