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Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Job-site thefts, Ellsworth fire
Home visit leads to felony charges against Prescott couple
St. Croix County towns slated for broadband funding
Wisconsin roundup: After winter’s sucker punch, concerns turn to melting snow; more state news stories
City moves forward with Glen Park plans
crime and courts
Say it ain't snow!
Netters squeeze in a win
UWRF to host girls' hoops camps
Track sweeps Mustang Open
RF netters open with win
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
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/25/18 Coffee with Superintendent
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board Re-Organizational Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC: 4/25/18 Annual Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Initial Resolution: Bonds- Parks & Public Grounds
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Hudson Physicians welcomes Greg Barlow, PA-C
UW-River Falls annual colt sale set for May 5
Fresh ideas for area business owners offered through workshop
Travis named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-River Falls
Place a Business Announcement
Stephen C. Vorwald
Cheryl Ann McCarten
James R. Knippel
Leola Catherine Marek
Delphine Rose Johnson
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Mike Thompson for School Board
Out in Leftfield column: The soundtrack of my life
Sarah Nigbor column: Finding my roots, and Finnish ones at that
Arts Minded column: It's almost Gala time!
From this Perch: The Palmetto Bug Stomper*
Woodworking column: Missed my first deadline
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Ag agent issue enters holding pattern in Pierce County
Pierce County Board members finalized the 2018 budget without adding money for an agricultural agent — but left the door open for that...
November 22, 2017 - 8:28am
October 25, 2017
Budget, slight dip in property taxes slated for public hearing
St. Croix County land and homeowners will see a slight decrease in property taxes next year if a budget proposal the county's administration committee recently approved gains county supervisor approval. The 2018 budget committee members approved Oct. 18 includes a .09 percent tax...
October 25, 2017 - 6:00am
September 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin gets sweltering heat for first day of Fall; and more state news stories
It's the first day of fall, but you wouldn't know it by the sweltering forecast for Wisconsin. Afternoon highs will be in the 90s in southern...
September 22, 2017 - 9:57am
February 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker budget plan roll-out includes stop in New Richmond; Menomonie murder suspect extradited; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will make another quick tour of Wisconsin Thursday and Friday to promote the two year, $76 billion state budget he proposed Wednesday. He's starting in Milwaukee with a speech at the annual Governor's Conference on Economic Development -- and he'll then...
February 9, 2017 - 11:48am
February 8, 2017
Walker budget calls for more K-12, UW education spending
Gov. Scott Walker trumpeted new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican...
February 8, 2017 - 6:17pm
January 25, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to unveil budget Feb. 8; White House orders up a Leinie's; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will unveil his next proposed state budget two weeks from Wednesday. The Republican Walker plans to discuss the highlights in a speech to the Legislature at 4 p.m. Feb. 8, scrapping the traditional nighttime speech from previous years. Walker has already...
January 25, 2017 - 8:53am
November 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: AG to appeal ruling against GOP's redistricting; Wis. Supreme Court won't probe John Doe leaks; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Republican attorney general says he will appeal a federal court ruling that strikes down the Assembly and Senate district...
November 22, 2016 - 10:04am
June 27, 2013
New state budget: ‘Historic tax relief’ or financial risk?
Local lawmakers’ response to the Wisconsin Legislature’s adoption of a new biennial budget seems subdued with the area’s lone Democratic...
June 27, 2013 - 3:15pm
March 1, 2011
Text of Gov. Scott Walker's budget address
Speaker Fitzgerald, Speaker Pro Tem Kramer, President Ellis, Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Minority Leader Barca, Supreme Court Justices, Constitutional Officers, tribal leaders, members of the Cabinet, distinguished guests, members of the Legislature, and most importantly, fellow citizens...
March 1, 2011 - 4:16pm
December 11, 2009
Should malpractice fund help balance budget?
A state appeals court refused to decide today on whether it was legal to take 200-million dollars from the medical malpractice fund to help balance the state budget. The Fourth District Appellate Court in Madison passed the case onto the Supreme Court. The appeals court said the justices...
December 11, 2009 - 9:01am
October 14, 2009
Budget cuts affect workers, city
Tuesday evening's (Oct. 13) City Council meeting revealed publicly for the first time the ugly side of the city's recent budget talks: Layoffs....
October 14, 2009 - 1:02pm
June 30, 2009
Doyle removes big limits on teacher salaries
Gov. Jim Doyle removed some big limits on Wisconsin teacher salaries when he signed the new state budget Monday. But the state's largest teachers' union says it won't be as bad for school budgets and taxpayers as many think. Dan Burkhalter of WEAC says we'll probably see more...
June 30, 2009 - 9:00am
June 12, 2009
Final Assembly vote on the new state budget delayed; Democrats add amendments
State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan says Democrats have the 50 votes they need to pass their version of the new state budget. But he delayed the Assembly's debate until this morning, so Republicans could review all the changes the majority made in four days of closed-door caucuses....
June 12, 2009 - 9:01am
June 3, 2009
Key Democrat denies political payback in Justice Department budget slash
A key Democrat says politics did not play a role in slashing the Justice Department's budget for the next two years. Joint Finance Committee co-chair Mark Pocan said all agencies had to bite the bullet, to make up for a $6,6 billion revenue shortfall. But Attorney General J.B....
June 3, 2009 - 9:46am
May 8, 2009
Doyle says more state employees will be laid off
Gov. Jim Doyle says he will not raise taxes to cover a new $1.5 billion revenue shortfall in the next state budget. But legislative finance co-chair Mark Pocan says it would be "intellectually dishonest" not to consider more tax and fee hikes. And he promised an independent review...
May 8, 2009 - 9:36am