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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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August 9, 2012
Editorial: Just when you thought it was safe, another election arrives
It's been only two months since the last election -- the governor's June 5 recall won by incumbent Scott Walker over Tom Barrett. Now, in the...
August 9, 2012 - 9:52am
August 2, 2012
Editorial: Affordable housing project made better by the color green
St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity has certainly outdone itself by starting to build not only a cluster of new houses aimed at low-income...
August 2, 2012 - 8:40am
July 18, 2012
Editorial: Distressing news, but think of those handling the investigative work
The apparent murders of three River Falls sisters in their home last week has gripped and stunned all of us. We read the latest accounts and see the victims' pictures and experience shock, horror and then disbelief. At the same time there are people in law enforcement, led by the...
July 18, 2012 - 3:51pm
July 11, 2012
Editorial: For those of you who stay... and for those who don't
River Falls Days is here again. Local citizens usually react in one of two ways: They either leave town for the long weekend and escape the crowds...
July 11, 2012 - 2:58pm
July 5, 2012
Editorial: Main Street gets long-term tuneup; more changes likely
Most everyone would agree that it was impressive the first time to walk through the entrance of what was EconoFoods and see the wide-open bright layout to what is now called Family Fresh Market. Store owner Nash Finch's interior and exterior redesign with added parking spaces point...
July 5, 2012 - 10:16am
June 28, 2012
Editorial: Call this the practical form of academic recycling
The work is hardly glamorous.
June 28, 2012 - 9:39am
June 21, 2012
Editorial: What better way to support local public education?
--Tablet computers: For an entire class of second graders to be exposed to and make use of the latest technologies; for another group of autistic...
June 21, 2012 - 8:04am
June 7, 2012
Editorial: Kindness remains the everyday norm
--SEX OFFENDER RELEASED FROM PRISON --EX-DOCTOR ARRESTED FOR SMASHING BOTTLES --FLEEING RF MAN FINALLY CAUGHT IN MINNESOTA It's tempting to see prominent local stories and think the world -- or, in this case, our community -- is falling apart. Stories with bad news often are placed...
June 7, 2012 - 8:59am
May 31, 2012
Editorial: Branding only works when there's something of value to promote
The River Falls School District's attempt to market itself to the community and outside world with a new decorative logo that includes uplifting...
May 31, 2012 - 8:13am
May 18, 2012
Editorial: New becomes old: Technological leaps part of our history
Most of us get so caught up with instant forms of communication, from emailing to texting, that we forget how far we've come. Until they malfunction or the battery runs low, we take our cell and smart phones for granted. Yet back in the day -- after World War II -- local communications...
May 18, 2012 - 4:26am
April 19, 2012
Editorial: Get to know, protect your river
You don't have to live here long before coming to appreciate the pride and admiration for the slender, meandering Kinni that runs through River...
April 19, 2012 - 8:42am
March 28, 2012
Editorial: Coming next year and worth the wait
River Falls has had its share of fun and excitement lately. The weekend before last, crowds flocked outdoors to Main Street for St. Patrick's Day activities, including the wild and crazy bed races. Last weekend at the high school, a mix of play, pleasure and solemn observances and...
March 28, 2012 - 2:36pm
March 21, 2012
Editorial: Don't fall for flimflams: Your money could end up in Peru
We have been waiting you to contact us regarding your bank draft worth the sum of $800,000.00 USD. Hence it was deposited in our office by Mr. Frank. Contact Mr Steven Rudolph via email email@example.com for more details. Regards Ferreira Peter You get this in your email...
March 21, 2012 - 4:03pm
March 15, 2012
Editorial: Road construction will bring inconvenience, but better traveling days ahead
Perhaps the largest road project in River Falls is poised to begin in a month. The work will take a year and cost almost $6 million. It will rebuild and modify a stretch of East Cascade Avenue between Spruce and Sixth streets that's believed to have been built around the time of...
March 15, 2012 - 8:49am
March 8, 2012
Editorial: A season to be gone with the wind
The River Falls School District had its first Snow Day for the 2011-12 year last Wednesday following an icy winter storm the night before. But already now it's March, and our mild winter shows signs of thawing into an early warm spring. Another welcoming sign: Clocks "spring forward"...
March 8, 2012 - 8:05am