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Former Hudson man accused of raping child
Pierce County Circuit Court — Criminal
Zlesak is UW-River Falls 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
Hurricanes hit home
crime and courts
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Roger F. Swenson, 85
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
Woodworking: Don't always believe the movie critics
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
Bill Rubin: Economic impact of friday night lights ... priceless
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June 1, 2017
Local business earns Family Friendly Workplace certification
Heywood, Cari & Anderson SC recently received bronze certification as a Family Friendly Workplace from the United Way St. Croix Valley's Success...
June 1, 2017 - 2:13pm
May 18, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Report places Wisconsin last again in startup activity; 11 more state news stories
KANSAS CITY — For the third year in a row, Wisconsin is the worst state for the activity of startup businesses. The Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City said Thursday that Wisconsin ranks 50th, same as last year, with Alabama second to last in a survey that gauges new entrepreneurs...
May 18, 2017 - 12:47pm
May 15, 2017
UW-Stout students tour County Material's facility
ROBERTS, Wis. — Fifteen students from the University of Wisconsin-Stout's construction management program toured County Materials Corp.'s...
May 15, 2017 - 10:20am
May 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Panel wants legislative oversight of veterans fund transfers; bill to punish campus speech disruptions gets public hearing; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- State lawmakers want more of a say in a trust fund for veterans' benefits, after $55 million were transferred to that fund from the King Veterans Home. The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to make the veterans' agency notify the panel about proposed fund...
May 12, 2017 - 9:12am
May 7, 2017
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive to take place May 13
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 25th annual national food drive Saturday, May 13. The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the country's largest single-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to donate food to those in need in the community.
May 7, 2017 - 10:00am
April 30, 2017
ShopKo adds alcohol to offerings
After receiving an alcohol license at an earlier City Council meeting, Shopko, 1777 Paulson Road, has begun selling alcoholic beverages. According to a news release from Shopko's corporate office, "The decision to make alcoholic beverages available at its store was based on Shopko's...
April 30, 2017 - 6:19am
April 21, 2017
Body Works to host 5K
Attention runners and walkers! After last year's fantastic attendance, Body Works will be hosting its second annual 5K Fitness Walk and Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Body Works, 1380 N. Acres Road, Prescott. Proceeds from the 5K will benefit the Prescott Middle School Choir....
April 21, 2017 - 12:07pm
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment lowest since 2000; Ohio dairy files suit against Wisconsin's butter grading law; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 3.4 percent, the lowest in 17 years. The seasonally adjusted rate for March dropped by 3 tenths-of-one-percent from February. A survey of almost 1,000 households estimates that total employment for the month grew by 16,000 --...
April 21, 2017 - 7:31am
April 20, 2017
Kinni Cafe ready to reopen after fire
After more than three weeks, the Kinni Cafe will be ready to reopen Monday, April 24. "We are very eager to get open and see everybody again,"...
April 20, 2017 - 11:23am
April 17, 2017
St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity receives donation
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — As a result of the St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity's partnership with the SpartanNash Foundation and the four...
April 17, 2017 - 9:04am
April 11, 2017
Somerset restaurant rises from the ashes
A year ago at 2:34 p.m. Feb. 15, fire departments from nine communities responded to a fire at 128 Main St. in Somerset, General Sam's Sports...
April 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 6, 2017
Rally at the Rack: Nordstrom Rack opens at Woodbury’s CityPlace
The doors to Nordstrom Rack have finally opened in Woodbury On Thursday morning, about 200 early morning shoppers rallied in front of the store,...
April 6, 2017 - 2:33pm
March 17, 2017
Chancellor Van Galen named to state investment committee
UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen has been named to the Ideadvance Investment Committee as the UW Chancellor member. The Ideadvance program...
March 17, 2017 - 3:18pm
March 10, 2017
Downtown Junior's has got the blues
Inspired by the upcoming River Falls Roots and Bluegrass Festival, owners of Junior's Bar and Restaurant, 414 S. Main St., have decided to hold their own, smaller festival this Saturday, March 11. They're calling it "Smoke on the Kinni," and according to Cory Hart, one of the bar's...
March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin still lags in its pace of job creation; semi plows into travel mart; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin continues to lag behind two thirds of the states in its pace of job creation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Wisconsin had a year-to-year private sector job growth of 1 percent as of last September, with 25,600 jobs created during that 12-month period....
March 10, 2017 - 7:53am