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Wisconsin roundup: Flooding expected into Thursday after heavy storms; more state news stories
Authorities suspect alcohol in Pierce County crash
Flooding closes highways in northern Wisconsin
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Long hair caused bad driving; Money taken from bar till
Wisconsin roundup: Military embellisher resigns; golf cart death; bomb threat; more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA Girls Soccer: Wildcats fall in state semifinal
RF Days Bench Press July 15
Girls Soccer: Wildcats earn their overnighter
Eisinger to compete at rodeo nationals
WIAA Soccer: Wildcats earn trip to state
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
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 2018 Heritage Park & Trail Paving
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/18/18 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/18/18 Finance & Facilities Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/18/18 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/20/18 Plan Commission Meeting
RF grad finds success in self-employment
When Community is Family
Small Business Development Center receives statewide honor
O'Connell-Benedict Funeral Home thanks River Falls American Legion Post 121
Counselor offers healing and support for addiction
Place a Business Announcement
Dorothy M. Schulte
Jean Ann Glasbrenner
Nicholas James Karolides
Alexis Van Nurden
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Woodworking column: Write about what you know
Letters to the editor: Stop the hatred; Please skip the circus!
Viewpoint: Borne in a crossfire hurricane
Letters to the editor: Legion Auxiliary thanks you; Scenic, yes. Natural? No
From this Perch column: Blue plus red = purple
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State budget hole grows, state programs to blame
There's one huge detail Gov. Jim Doyle left out of his budget speech Tuesday night that the expected deficit has grown again. It's now $5.9 billion, up from the $5.7 billion projected just a few weeks ago. The governor's aides disclosed the discrepancy at a briefing Tuesday. The...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
February 18, 2009
Budget committee votes to pass Doyle's budget repair
Some of the tax increases in Gov. Jim Doyle's next state budget would also be used to balance the current budget. And they'll be up for final approval today in the Legislature. Tuesday, the Joint Finance Committee voted 12-4 to close a $600 million gap in the current budget by cutting...
February 18, 2009 - 9:23am
Doyle delivers somber budget with program cuts and tax hikes
The 2009-11 biennial budget Gov.
February 18, 2009 - 9:00am
February 17, 2009
Doyle to unveil budget tonight
Gov. Jim Doyle will submit his long-awaited state budget proposal to the Legislature tonight (Tuesday). Among other things, it would force child-care providers to meet a new set of standards in order to receive state aid. Doyle will try for a third time to approve a rating system...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 12, 2009
Doyle announces tax hikes and spending cuts to fix budget hole
Facing a $528.8 million shortfall in the current biennial budget, Gov. Jim Doyle announced plans that will cut $167.3 million from that number....
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Doyle, legislators to announce $600 million budget fix
Gov. Jim Doyle and legislative leaders will announce a plan today to cover an almost $600 million deficit in the current state budget. The Joint Finance Committee is expected to act on the package next Monday. It will include both spending cuts and tax hikes to make sure the current...
February 11, 2009 - 9:00am
February 5, 2009
Report says state budget woes mostly self-inflicted
In his State of the State address Gov. Jim Doyle warned that the state's $5.4 billion budget deficit might grow. A week later it did, to $5.7 billion, according to figures from the Legislative fiscal bureau. A report by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute finds that while...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Doyle may delay state budget
Gov. Jim Doyle says he might wait an extra week to propose his new state budget so he can see what the federal bailout package might offer. The Democratic governor is scheduled to unveil his 2009-11 budget next Tuesday. But Congress is not expected to agree on a final spending...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Assembly committee expected to stop fundraising during budget time
The state Assembly's Organization Committee is expected to act Wednesday to stop members from raising campaign money while the budget is debated. For years, lawmakers have held fundraisers where special interests made donations, while budget items for their industries were still...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Editorial: Summit could be about survival
An education summit with 100 invited citizens at the high school Saturday aims to focus on ways to improve local education and set priorities. First-year Superintendent Tom Westerhaus called for the summit. It's part of his emphasis on meticulous, long-range planning. In light...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
School district looks at future budget cuts
Hard times are affecting jobs, homes, businesses and government. Also schools. The River Falls School District is bracing for a projected deficit in its next budget for the 2009-10 school year. It was revealed during a presentation Jan.
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
State budget cuts to be felt across the board
Almost everybody will feel the effects of the latest state budget cuts, even the child who shows off a prized cow at the county fair. Gov. Jim Doyle's administration says it will ask lawmakers to cut $25 million in state grants that have not been awarded. It's part of an effort...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Dealing with state budget deficit Doyle says cuts first
Staring at a state budget deficit of $5.4 billion, Gov. Jim Doyle said that cuts in state spending will be his first choice in balancing the budget, but there will also be tax hikes. "My first obligation is to do everything we can through cuts," Doyle said to reporters from The...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2008 BUDGET ADJUSTMENT NOTICE
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of River Falls, by action of the Common Council taken on December 9, 2008 did adjust the 2008 Budget as follows (see attached PDF file): The above budget adjustment pertains to 2008 expenses for various projects and unexpected costs during the year....
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Doyle gives dire view of state's problems to Congress
After giving the U.S. House Appropriations Committee a dire view of the state government's finances, Gov. Jim Doyle said he was "cautiously optimistic" that Washington will provide more help. However, he says he will not include such help in his next state budget proposal. ...
December 12, 2008 - 9:00am