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UWRF BSU to hold 'African Night'
UW-River Falls' Vang receives UW System Board of Regents Diversity Award
County accepts bid on new highway facility bonds
Police seek help IDing crosswalk crasher
crime and courts
WIAA hockey: Fusion advance, Wildcats ousted
Gymnasts go undefeated in BRC
Powerlifters shine at Elk Mound
WIAA Hockey 2018: Section includes state's top three ranked teams
Wrestling: Cats short to Hudson again
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
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
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 2/19/18 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Referendum Forums
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/19/18 Board of Education Meeting
SUMMONS: Westby Credit Union v. Logan Hope-Belflower; Case 18-SC-19
TOWN OF TROY: 3/1/18 Public Hearing- Great Rivers Wireless Cell Tower
Falls Theatre to add second screen
Hudson Physicians is pleased to welcome Amy Antonich, Family Nurse Practitioner
Photos: Chamber celebrates Olympic style
Family Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Koubsky
Randleman of Catalyst Receives PTA Recognition
Place a Business Announcement
Vernon and Lucille Kelly
Pearl Elinor Olson
Margaret "Peggy" Kinney
David William Ruscher Sr.
Carol (Mielke) Bohlool
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Vote for Patty Schachtner
Marlin & Carol (Pearson) Krear
Woodworking column: Talk of the Town: 93 years of the New Yorker
Arts Minded column: Looking for budding artists
Viewpoint: Moving broadband forward for Wisconsin
Viewpoint: UW-Madison's commitment to Wisconsin students expands
Viewpoint: Hearing from Wisconsinites
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February 11, 2016
Sanders, Clinton face-off in Milwaukee Thursday evening; UW-Extension cutting 80 staffers; plus 13 news stories from across Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE -- Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will debate each other in Milwaukee Thursday evening. The two-hour forum gives Sanders a chance to build steam after his primary victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday while Clinton seeks to rebound for the party's next caucuses in Nevada...
February 11, 2016 - 9:36am
February 2, 2016
Schools shuttered statewide ahead of expected storm; House OKs funds for new Great Lakes ice-breaker; plus 9 more Wisconsin new stories
Most of Wisconsin's K-to-12 schools didn't wait for the snow to arrive before deciding to close Tuesday. Many administrators called off classes Monday evening, amid forecasts of up to a foot of snow in most of the state from mid-day through Wednesday morning. River Falls announced...
February 2, 2016 - 8:43am
February 1, 2016
Man in critical condition after alcohol-related head-on crash
A Hudson man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash in the town of Troy that left him with serious injuries. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Klatt identified the man as 28-year-old Jeffrey J. Saas. The driver of the other vehicle, 50-year-old Prescott resident...
February 1, 2016 - 2:43pm
Snow warnings posted across the region; Caterpillar plant closing will cost 200-plus jobs; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
SULLIVAN -- Much of Wisconsin is about to get its biggest snowstorm since Christmas, with up to a foot expected in central areas Tuesday and into Wednesday. The National Weather Service has posted winter storm warnings and watches for all of the Badger State except for the far northwest...
February 1, 2016 - 9:14am
January 21, 2016
Senate OKs Planned Parenthood funding cuts, felony charge for 4th OWI; 'Sanctuary Cities' hearing draws hundreds; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin would lose $7.5 million in federal dollars each year under a pair of bills passed by the state Senate. All Republicans on hand voted yes, and all Democrats voted no late Wednesday, on measures to reduce Planned Parenthood's Medicaid reimbursements...
January 21, 2016 - 8:57am
January 19, 2016
Democrats to Walker -- 'We're here too'; address gives Governor chance to 're-set'; revisions to school lunch program under study; 11 more stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- Gov.
January 19, 2016 - 8:59am
January 18, 2016
State offices closed in recognition of MLK Day; Senate poised to vote Wednesday on civil service revisions; plus 18 more news stories from around Wisconsin
State government offices were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday. Wisconsin's official tribute to the slain civil rights leader was to begin at noon at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Gov. Scott Walker was to appear at Milwaukee's 19th annual King Day breakfast at...
January 18, 2016 - 9:50am
January 15, 2016
Passage of school gun bill unlikely, says Voss; former Corrections officials collect back-pay after ouster; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A bill to let permit-holders carry concealed guns on Wisconsin school grounds is "highly unlikely" to pass this session. GOP Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he supports it, but time is running out for a session he hopes to end in February. Vos said guns in schools is...
January 15, 2016 - 9:21am
January 11, 2016
Proposed UP mine has implications for Wisconsin; Illinois law firm pledges to help Steven Avery; 18 more Wisconsin stories from weekend news
A proposed mining project in Upper Michigan would affect northeast Wisconsin. Officials recently held a public hearing that drew split opinions about a plan by Aquila Resources to open a gold, silver, copper, and zinc mine just north of the Wisconsin-UP border north of Marinette. The...
January 11, 2016 - 9:09am
January 8, 2016
Fourth OWI would bring felony charge under change OK'd by Assembly panel; DOT adds Saturday license renewal services; 10 more stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- A bill to give longer prison sentences to repeat drunk drivers has been unanimously endorsed by the state Assembly's judiciary committee. It makes four-time operating while intoxicated arrest a felony instead of a misdemeanor, and it raises maximum sentences for up to...
January 8, 2016 - 10:22am
January 6, 2016
Ballot cemented for April 5 primaries; Walker won't pardon Avery; Sheboygan insurer wins OK to use drones for inspections; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- All three candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court have filed their required nomination papers by Tuesday's deadline. A state report shows that Justice Rebecca Bradley, Appeals Judge Joanne Kloppenburg, and Milwaukee Judge Joe Donald all have well more than the 2,000...
January 6, 2016 - 9:21am
January 5, 2016
UPDATED: Officials can't link 70 mph limit to rise in traffic deaths; Ryan slams Obama on gun control measures; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin traffic deaths rose 13 percent last year, but the Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it's still too early to tell if the increase in freeway speeds is a factor. The agency said 556 people died in state crashes in 2015, up from 494 the previous year --...
January 5, 2016 - 9:13am
January 4, 2016
Lawmaker wants OWI penalties broadened; 4 drowned in late-night canoe excursion; 15 more brief news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A state lawmaker wants all types of operating while intoxicated offenses to be used against a person when setting penalties. Assembly Republican Andre Jacque of De Pere is preparing a bill to let drunk driving arrests for motor vehicles, boats, and snowmobiles be considered...
January 4, 2016 - 9:26am
December 31, 2015
Taxpayers foot bill for Governor's security team; Records Board will revisit 'transitory' ruling next month; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Taxpayers had to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay for the Wisconsin governor's security staff and others. More than $577,000 went out to cover overtime pay that had been wrongly withheld for the security team that protects Gov. Scott Walker, Lieutenant...
December 31, 2015 - 9:21am
December 24, 2015
UPDATED: Iron River man killed in collision with semi; blustery winter weather knocks out power to thousands; 12 more stories from around Wisconsin
IRON RIVER -- A 54-year-old Iron River man died just before noon, Wednesday after he lost control of his pickup truck on snow-covered Hwy. 2 and ran into the path of an oncoming semi-truck. The State Patrol has identified the victim as Dean A. Lusikka. Authorities were alerted the...
December 24, 2015 - 11:16am