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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
January 10, 2012
Update: Local shooting victim has died
Joseph Fern, formerly of River Falls, died late Tuesday morning, Jan. 10, according to a Regions Hospital spokesperson in St. Paul. River Falls police say Fern was rushed to Regions by ambulance Sunday evening, Jan. 8, after a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in the parking...
January 10, 2012 - 9:42am
November 21, 2011
UPDATE: Hudson man robbed at gunpoint is arrested as well
The Hudson homeowner who was robbed at gun point early Monday morning has himself been arrested right along with the man who broke into his home....
November 21, 2011 - 9:05am
September 27, 2011
Woman killed in Tuesday morning crash
A woman was killed this morning in a two-car crash near the intersection of County Rd. I and West Shore Dr. in the Bass Lake area south of Somerset. St. Croix County Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said the name of the victim was being withheld pending notification of relatives. The...
September 27, 2011 - 11:03am
June 17, 2011
Uline packaging plans huge Hudson warehouse
Uline Inc., a privately-held, Wisconsin-based company that sells packaging equipment and supplies to businesses, plans to construct a 640,000-square-foot...
June 17, 2011 - 12:41pm
June 7, 2011
Buckling pavement closes lanes on I-94
All eastbound lanes of I-94 near Hudson have been closed because of buckling pavement, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. The State Patrol sent out an advisory at 4:24 p.m. today saying the Interstate is closed at Milepost 3 in St. Croix County. Estimated duration of the closing...
June 7, 2011 - 4:42pm
Update: 'Protest candidate' tries to stymie Democrats in recall
A man who has run in other elections as a Republican may be entering the 10th District Senate recall race as a Democrat in an attempt to force a primary and delay the actual recall election. Isaac Weix, Menomonie, is circulating nomination papers to become a "protest candidate,"...
June 7, 2011 - 11:29am
May 11, 2011
Update: Monday morning fire caused by lightning strike
A lightning strike Monday morning set fire to a town of Hudson house, resulting in major damage to the home. A thunderstorm was passing through...
May 11, 2011 - 8:10am
May 4, 2011
Congressional committee takes testimony on Stillwater bridge bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Several Wisconsin and Minnesota residents offered testimony as the National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee...
May 4, 2011 - 12:38pm
April 27, 2011
Second Hudson school parent group gets ripped off
A 42-year-old Hudson woman was arrested Friday, April 22 on suspicion of theft from another school parent group. According to the Hudson Police...
crime and courts/News
April 27, 2011 - 11:49am
April 19, 2011
UPDATED: More than 22,300 signed petition to recall Harsdorf, organizers say
Organizers of the effort to recall state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf announced in a Monday evening rally that they have collected more than enough signatures...
April 19, 2011 - 7:41am
April 18, 2011
Recall supporters to have "big news" announcement tonight in Hudson
The Western Wisconsin Democrats web site has posted a notice of a meeting in Hudson with "big news" about the Sheila Harsdorf Recall effort. The meeting, titled a "Recall Harsdorf Rally - Big News," is Monday, April 18 at 6 p.m. at the St. Croix County Government Center in Hudson. Although...
April 18, 2011 - 11:50am
April 15, 2011
UPDATE: Nasty weather forces River Falls egg hunt to seek shelter
The 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, Easter Egg Hunt will relocate from Glen Park to River Falls High school. Organizer Rose Rude said...
April 15, 2011 - 10:55am
April 11, 2011
UPDATE: Kinnickinnic election recount confirms Van Beek as the winner
It took about 3 1/2 hours for Kinnickinnic's town clerk and canvassers to reaffirm that incumbent Roger Van Beek won the Town Chairman April 5 election. The recount, requested by his opponent, Gordon Awsumb, was conducted at Kinnickinnic Town Hall Monday morning, April 11. Awsumb...
April 11, 2011 - 8:50am
April 7, 2011
UPDATE: Deceased UW-River Falls student was a freshman
A 19-year-old UW-RF freshman was found dead in her dorm room Thursday morning, April 7, by a girlfriend who was waiting for her to show up to have coffee. River Falls police have identified the victim as Kersten J. Greene from Eau Claire. Police say Greene had been dead for some...
April 7, 2011 - 12:14pm
April 6, 2011
UPDATE: Reaction, analysis follows failed River Falls school referendum
The Tuesday, April 5, election results are in and the unofficial tally shows the $39-million school district referendum was defeated by a relatively...
April 6, 2011 - 2:31am