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Police Beat: Giant M&M disappears, officer takes bite to the thigh
Pierce County Sheriff’s Blotter: Chants in the night, GPS sends semi into yard, dad gets 6th OWI picking up child from baseball
UPDATE: Capsized kayaker rescued from Lower Kinni by airboat
UPDATE: Walker backs away from changes to open records law but is mum on his role; Budget measure’s wording similar to recent documents from governor and DOA
UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
crime and courts
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Wildcats’ historic baseball season ends in extra innings
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional championship
Wildcats sectional baseball champs
New family winery in River Falls featured on Spectrum West July 6
Gear up for ‘Cruisin for a Cause” on July 18
Featured photo: Monarch butterflies
Registration open for ‘Paddle with a Ranger’
Minnesota Orchestra performs free outdoor concert in Hudson
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
AD FOR BIDS: St Croix County Health Center Additions/ Renovation
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/9/15 Special Meeting - Board Candidates
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/6/15 Hearing and Town Board Meeting
Florence J.(McMillen) Anderson-Trowbridge, 89
LaVern Allen Rodewald, 76
Beverly Thompson, 86
Daryl Albert Feyereisen, 75
Beverly Ruth Thompson, 86
Days Gone By: Elixirs, liniments, and pain relievers
Featured column: My gardening career: From potato bugs to soil fungus
Days Gone By: Sugar -- once a thriving business, until tragedy struck
Ready for a summer of experiences
Get Out! Deals
December 15, 2009
Yes, no, maybe yes again on domestic-partner benefits
Wisconsin's largest county might change its mind about giving health-care benefits to the domestic partners of county employees. Milwaukee County's personnel committee voted 5-to-2 this week to sustain a veto of those benefits. The County Board originally voted 13-to-6 a few weeks...
December 15, 2009 - 12:40pm
August 11, 2009
Unemployment call centers closed Friday
If you need to ask for unemployment benefits on Friday, the state wants you to do it online. The unemployment call centers will be closed on Friday, so employees can take one of their 16 unpaid days off that are required of all state workers in the next two years under the new state...
August 11, 2009 - 9:00am
April 13, 2009
More divorced Wisconsinites are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support
Divorced Wisconsinites are not exempt from the recession and more of them are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support. State officials said almost $18 million in child support came through jobless pay in the first three months of this year. That's more than twice...
April 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Report blames benefits and pensions for Milwaukee's education woes
Spend more and get less. That, in essence, is what's happening to Milwaukee Public Schools. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says MPS spends the third-highest amount per student among 16 big-city school systems throughout the country. And it has the third lowest number of staff...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Dems say state budget hole will put a damper on their big ticket items
Wisconsin's new Democratic leaders say the faltering economy will put a damper on their biggest ideas. So for now, state Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says the focus will be on items with smaller price tags, like giving fringe benefits to domestic partners of University of Wisconsin...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Veteran supermarket event kicks off
A Supermarket of Veterans Benefits for Veterans is underway in New Richmond. The event at the National Guard Armory, 1245 Wall Street, New Richmond,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Cash-strapped Milwaukee school district spending high in fringe benefits
Milwaukee school teachers get 61.5 cents in fringe benefits for every dollar in wages. That's much higher than a group of 33 similar school districts and public employers, both in Wisconsin and elsewhere. The Segal consultants of New York unveiled the figures, just as Mayor Tom...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
River Falls and Area Events
Benefit held for Relay for Life There will be a benefit garage sale sponsored by the River Falls Moms and Dads Group from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Rocky Branch Elementary School, 1415 Bartosh Lane. There will be baby and children's items, clothes, toys, and household...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am