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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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June 3, 2013
Radio Road construction ongoing
Road work on the Radio Road interchange, which will completed in August 2014, continues this week with multiples projects. The project website,...
June 3, 2013 - 11:25am
May 16, 2012
Groundbreaking set for River Falls Eco Village
The St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity's 18-unit Eco Village now has a 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, "official Gold Shovel Ground Breaking"...
May 16, 2012 - 4:20pm
May 4, 2012
In the trenches
Work on East Cascade Avenue reconstruction project continued this week despite the story weather. While heavy rain set things back some, the...
May 4, 2012 - 1:19pm
February 15, 2012
Oak Grove: Meeting Tuesday on sediment reuse for road
Lametti and Sons, a Minnesota-based construction company, has requested approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to...
February 15, 2012 - 9:58am
November 22, 2011
Phase 2 of construction takes shape
The second phase of the University Falls student housing project, on West Cascade Avenue near State Street, began springing from the ground in...
November 22, 2011 - 11:52am
September 28, 2009
Huber family's home revealed in premiere of 'Extreme Makeover'
SOUTH RANGE, Wis.
September 28, 2009 - 8:47am
August 13, 2009
OSHA cites excavating firm after trench death in New Richmond
Federal safety officials have cited a northwest Wisconsin company after the death of a worker in April. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued five citations yesterday against A-1 Excavating in Bloomer. OSHA investigated after Eugene Hakes, 33, of Cadott was...
August 13, 2009 - 6:00am
July 9, 2009
Legislators seek ways to finance new and improved roads
Wisconsin motorists were spared of a gas tax increase in the new state budget. But it didn't fix the roads and legislators are going back to the drawing board to find ways to raise the needed money. The governor's proposed oil profits' tax would have raised more than $300 million...
July 9, 2009 - 9:00am
June 19, 2009
On the job training
Under the instruction of high school teacher Paul Haugland and the supervision of Walters Buildings employee Dan Purfeerst, a classroom of 17...
June 19, 2009 - 9:02am
April 13, 2009
Teens: Curious about a construction career?
The River Falls campus of Chippewa Valley Technical College hosts a free workshop 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at 884 Fairchild...
April 13, 2009 - 10:03am
March 4, 2009
Federal-funded road construction work to start in May
Construction will begin in May and June on the Wisconsin road projects approved as part of the large federal spending package. The first funds were released Tuesday. The bill that balanced the current state budget last month also listed highway projects for the first $300 million...
March 4, 2009 - 9:00am
February 13, 2009
City Hall, motel nearing completion
"We'll be open in July," said developer representative and investor for Martinsen Land and Investments John Garden about the Best Western hotel...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Questions loom over road construction funds
Wisconsin has enough money to pay for its road work from this summer. But as the federal Highway Trust Fund heads toward a deficit, officials wonder if they can afford future projects - like the $1.8 billion re-building of Interstate-94 that's planned from Milwaukee to the Illinois...
September 11, 2008 - 9:00am
June 13, 2008
Summer construction season underway
Several construction and renovation projects are scheduled for the summer of 2008 at UW-River Falls. Many of the updates related to energy efficiency, according to Mike Stifter, director of facilities management. Residential buildings across campus are preparing to be cleaned and...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Kinnickinnic housing growth slows
Fewer new homes were constructed in 2007 as compared to 2006, according to Dave Phillips, the deputy zoning administrator and building inspector for the town of Kinnickinnic. "The pendulum is swinging more towards commercial construction right now," said Phillips. Phillips summarized...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am