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MMS salutes May Students of the Month
Man dies of injuries from St. Croix County crash
Pierce County Sheriff: Man flees vehicle, caught by K-9
Wisconsin roundup: Finance panel OKs plan to expand welfare-based drug screening; more state news stories
Four apply to be next St. Croix County sheriff
crime and courts
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Tuesday, May 23 Wildcat roundup
Schreckenberg advances to sectional
Wildcats shine at regional track
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
Ponds can be adopted, too
Garage Sale Map Hunter
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TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Lake George Trail Improvements
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 6/2/17 Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: 6/1/17 Plan Commission Meeting
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Farrah May Hillman
Dorothy Johansson, 95
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Library Notes: Gearing up for a busy summer
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Woodworking: Who wants to stand up to eat a steak?
Viewpoint: Stop fleecing Wisconsin taxpayers
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October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Less than half the students taking Wisconsin's latest statewide achievement test showed they were proficient in English, math and science. Almost 383,000 youngsters took the "Forward Exam" this past spring -- and 41 percent of the public and private voucher school students...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
October 6, 2016
Not yet 20, River Falls caring entrepreneur soars with global outlook
One of the best things about owning a business for Nick Raehsler is being able to help people. "To be successful, I believe you have to help...
October 6, 2016 - 6:00am
October 4, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
SIDNEY, Neb. — Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc. said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America. The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent...
October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
September 29, 2016
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
A new face is coming soon to downtown River Falls. Construction begins in October at 122 S. Main Street for what owner and founder Dustin Dodge...
September 29, 2016 - 5:00am
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 13, 2016
One for the money
DeAn Krey, retired UW-River Falls professor and a regular contributor to the local chapter of the American Association of University Women's...
September 13, 2016 - 5:13pm
September 12, 2016
UW-River Falls to offer Entrepreneurial Training Program
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-River Falls will be offering an Entrepreneurial Training Program beginning Oct. 12 to prepare potential entrepreneurs to start their own business and owners of existing businesses to improve or grow their business. The ten-week program...
September 12, 2016 - 11:48am
September 5, 2016
UWRF seeks career fair exhibitors
RIVER FALLS -- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is seeking employer involvement for the Fall Career Fair to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 in the University Center on campus. The Career Fair gives students the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers....
September 5, 2016 - 12:05pm
Wisconsin roundup: Mondovi police looking for damaged SUV which totaled 3 vehicles; Sun Prairie man dies in domestic incident; and 10 more state news stories
MONDOVI -- Mondovi police are pretty confident they will find the late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee they're looking for. It should have a lot of damage to its front end. They want to talk to the driver who totaled three parked vehicles at about 1 a.m. Sunday, then drove away from the...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2016 - 10:17am
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
August 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- A wrongful death suit has been filed by the family of Jason Simcakoski, the Marine whose death sparked the controversy about the presrcibing of pain medications at the Tomah VA Medical Center. The lawsuit says the Veterans Administration accepted responsibility for "action...
News/crime and courts
August 30, 2016 - 11:09am
August 28, 2016
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
EAU CLAIRE -- Two new members of the Chippewa Valley Technical College Board of Trustees come from the western side of the CVTC district. Paul...
August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
August 18, 2016
Chamber members gather for breakfast, business talk
Members of the River Falls Chamber of Commerce gathered Thursday morning, Aug. 18, for a chamber "Business Breakfast." Sponsored by Work River...
August 18, 2016 - 4:39pm
August 5, 2016
New West Wind owner will continue ‘Pechacek legacy’
The West Wind Supper Club is changing hands after 35 years under Pechacek family ownership. But it’s a familiar hand. With owner Kevin Pechacek...
August 5, 2016 - 5:00am
July 30, 2016
Stifter movin' on: Goodbye university, hello City Hall
The end of an era has come for the facilities planning and management department at UW-River with the parting of Michael Stifter as director....
July 30, 2016 - 5:00am