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Wisconsin roundup: State’s jobless rate now at record-low 2.9 percent; more state news stories
Students share why they walked out
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly passes juvenile justice bill, more key votes on tap; more state news stories
Candidates detail priorities at public forum
crime and courts
Falcons shine on spring trip
Honors pile up for gymnasts
Falcon Roundup: Moran, Nielsen All-Americans; Herink named to NABC All-District team
WIAA extends facilities agreement with UW
Youth hoops clinic to feature Lindsay Whalen
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: 2017-18 Budget Adjustments
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 2018 Outfall Reconstruction Project
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/27/18 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/27/18 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF TROY: 4/5/18 Hearing - Proposed Cell Tower (Chinnock Lane)
Harel Chiropractic Welcomes New Acupuncturist
CPA Firm Bauman Associates Promotes Bernie Hull as COO and Director of HR
Momma's Bling Thing opens on Main Street
Feds say no to permit for Michigan mine
WITC-New Richmond Earns Family Friendly Workplace Certification
Place a Business Announcement
Nola Jo Janicki
Rosella Anna Huppert
Stewart A. Lentz
Evan Lyle Hall
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Viewpoint: Giving a voice to people who live with disabilities
Woodworking column: Caveat Emptor
Letters to the editor: Why should children pay the penalty?
Viewpoint: Kinni badminton
From this Perch: Here's to Hope!
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April 6, 2011
Letter: Let's think about the recall motives
A couple of weeks ago the Journal ran a picture of the on-street effort to collect signatures for the recall of Senator Sheila Harsdorf. The street-side recall kiosk was shown flying a flag. Unfortunately, it was not the United States flag. It was a facsimile of the United States...
April 6, 2011 - 4:08pm
March 18, 2011
Letter: Budget cuts will harm local education
In last week's Journal, I read with dismay a letter comparing the negotiation process of unionized industrial workers and that of the public workers. The author felt the public has a choice in whether they purchase a specific product but that taxpayers do not have a choice in purchasing...
March 18, 2011 - 8:48am
March 11, 2011
Letter: Democrats fight to keep union money
Money talks, but it don't sing and dance, and it don't walk...and that's exactly what the 14 fugitive Senate Democrats are worried about -- the millions of dollars that they might lose from union contributions if they come back to Wisconsin. Yes, we should start the recall process...
March 11, 2011 - 1:10pm
February 24, 2011
Letter: Union tactics reflect mob mentality
Tony Soprano -- and other mob bosses -- would be proud of the Wisconsin union leaders devoted to intimidating the taxpaying public this week. Thug tactics, childish antics, and intimidation are par for the course, and apparently acceptable, when union members and non-critical thinking...
February 24, 2011 - 8:54am
February 10, 2011
Letter: What happened to preserving farmland in Mann Valley?
The Jan. 27 Journal informed us about the city's decision to purchase land in Mann Valley for a future industrial park. Wasn't it only 10 years ago that the community decided to trade land purchased for a new high school with the university, so that the university farm could be...
February 10, 2011 - 4:50am
February 3, 2011
Letter: Claims school data doesn't always compute
When I first started investigating the proposed $39-million school referendum, I was reminded several times by Superintendent Westerhaus that "Brighter Minds" had been preparing this referendum for several years. Well, that might be comforting for some, I guess.
February 3, 2011 - 9:43am
Letter: Help for homeless was stupendous
I like to close my Christmas letters with the phrase, "Best wishes for a happy, healthy new year." Thanks to the generosity of almost 400 individuals and organizations throughout Pierce and St. Croix counties, 2011 will be happy and healthy for a number of homeless families in our...
February 3, 2011 - 9:25am
February 2, 2011
Edict: State requires new road signs
The Clifton Town Board learned at its Feb. 1 regular meeting that it will have to pay to buy and install all new, better-to-read road signs. Wisconsin is making all towns do this. The work must be done in a year. Town Board Chairman Leroy Peterson told the supervisors that the new...
February 2, 2011 - 1:08pm
January 27, 2011
Letter: Time to repair the damage
During the 2008 presidential campaign, I dreamt that Barack Obama had become president and was knowingly -- or unknowingly -- destroying the United States of America. Thankfully I've never been overly prophetic. Rarely has anything that I've dreamt ever come true. I also don't believe...
January 27, 2011 - 9:27am
January 13, 2011
Letter: School referendum: Questions assumption of student growth
As a mother with three children in the River Falls public school system, I'm all about the kids, just like everyone else who values our community's children. But the desire to see our children succeed academically shouldn't be predicated on spending millions of dollars on unnecessary...
January 13, 2011 - 4:16pm
Letter: Accountable for free speech
It's true that progressives and left-leaners can be as wild as March hares, but the numbers of right-wing mad hatters are swelling. Add to this mix, the zealots lathering up their minions with hate language, all the while denying any responsibility for their "free speech." What's...
January 13, 2011 - 2:25pm
January 5, 2011
Clifton: Fire bill reverts back to resident's responsibility
A town of Clifton man thought he was off the hook for a $700 fire bill. And he was for a month. But Tuesday night, Jan. 4, the Clifton Town Board reversed last month's decision to cover the bill and said the man would have to pay it after all. Town Board Chairman LeRoy Peterson said...
January 5, 2011 - 4:30pm
December 30, 2010
Letter: School debate is good; referendum plan is not
If the River Falls taxpayers are just itching to pass the upcoming $39-million school referendum this April, could we at least buy bleacher seats that have backrests? You parents who spend hour after hour sitting on gym bleachers know what I'm talking about! O.K. I'm just joking....
December 30, 2010 - 9:15am
December 29, 2010
Census offers look at RF area, state population
Census data released Dec. 21 confirms that Wisconsin will keep all its congressional seats in the U.S. House and that its population has grown...
December 29, 2010 - 9:53am
December 8, 2010
Rural man says "no" to RF fire bill
Clifton resident Richard Lee told the Town Board at its Dec. 7 meeting he was only doing the right thing by reporting a fire that he couldn't put out in a ditch near his property. As a result, he was miffed to get a bill later in the mail from the fire department for $700. At the...
December 8, 2010 - 4:06pm