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Wisconsin Roundup: Vinehout runs again for Governor, but will leave Senate seat; and more state news
Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
Puppy mill suspect charged with bail jumping
Falcon Center at UW-River Falls officially opens to public
crime and courts
Wildcats fall to Chippewa Falls
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
Blown glass by Cudd at The Phipps
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
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
arts and entertainment
NOTICE IN REPLEVIN: Ally Financial v. Lynne A. Bloom; Case 17-SC-957
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/2/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
SUMMONS: Cottonwood Financial v.Matthew J. Ramirez; Case No. 17-SC-341
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/2/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/17 Plan Commission Meeting Agenda
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Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
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Viewpoint: Dam advocate group spreads misinformation at Kinni Corridor Tech Talk
Two worlds apart: The capital and the Great River Road
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
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crime and courts
October 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate is the lowest in 15 years, even though preliminary numbers show a loss of more than 10,000 jobs last month. State labor officials report a September jobless rate of 4.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. That's one-tenth of 1 percent...
October 21, 2016 - 8:49am
October 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
The fourth annual signup period begins Nov. 1 for Wisconsinites who want new health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. On Wednesday, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said almost 14 million Americans would most likely sign up -- reflecting what she...
October 20, 2016 - 9:35am
September 18, 2016
Suspect dead, 8 injured after mall stabbings in Minnesota
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—Eight people were injured and the suspect died at Crossroads Center on Saturday after an attack reported about 8:15 p.m. St....
September 18, 2016 - 10:52am
September 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker has no opinion yet on free computers for freshmen; schools evacuate, river warnings continue
Gov. Scott Walker is not sure yet if he'll support giving free computers or tablets to all high school freshmen in Wisconsin -- and he wants to learn more about it. State Assembly Republicans are making the free computers part of what they call a "Forward Agenda" for the next two-year...
September 8, 2016 - 8:01am
September 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Wisconsin one of 10 presidential ‘toss up’ states; flash flood watch continues; and 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new poll shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton still has a big lead over Donald Trump for electoral votes, but Wisconsin is one of 10 "toss up" states. The Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll gives Clinton a 46-to-44 percent edge against Republican Donald Trump...
September 7, 2016 - 9:50am
September 2, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State report describes care problems at King Veterans Home; Slender Man stabbing suspect to change plea; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Another report describes substandard care at the State Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County. WISC TV says the state's health agency wrote the five-page report, which describes broken bones and other injuries to elderly veterans who reside at the home -- plus unsanitary...
September 2, 2016 - 9:26am
August 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he's undecided on UW tuition proposal; No federal disaster aid for Buffalo, Trempealeau counties; 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker says he's thinking about asking lawmakers to keep freezing UW tuition for just one year instead of two in his next state budget. The Republican Walker has also responded to speculation that he might suggest lower tuition as part of his budget package...
August 19, 2016 - 9:56am
July 27, 2016
Seized dogs from closed puppy mill can now be adopted
Beginning this week, dozens of dogs found in squalor-like conditions at a Pierce County breeder’s home became available to new owners. Pierce...
July 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
April 3, 2015
UPDATE: Wild chase Friday morning ends with crash in the town of St. Joseph
An erratic driver who led police on a chase through North Hudson and north on Hwy. 35 at reported speeds up to 90 mph Friday morning was apprehended...
April 3, 2015 - 4:04pm
Warrant entry fees OK’d for Pierce County
ELLSWORTH -- At its March 24 meeting, the Pierce County Board voted to charge $30 per warrant for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department to perform the entry of municipal warrants for other municipalities in the county. This issue was brought before the board due to a verbal...
April 3, 2015 - 6:00am
March 20, 2015
Bourget, Seidl seek area appellate court seat
When voters head to the polls, they have a choice in the judge that joins the District III Court of Appeals. Mark Seidl, a Wausau private-practice...
March 20, 2015 - 10:44am
March 13, 2015
Police Beat: Alleged strangler charged
A 37-year-old River Falls man was jailed and faces a felony for allegedly choking a woman until she passed out. The alleged victim, a 29-year-old...
March 13, 2015 - 4:43pm
Bail set for woman in revenge, murder plot
UPDATE -- Bail was set at $50,000 on Monday, Nov. 10 for a 60-year-old River Falls woman charged with multiple felonies in connection with a...
November 13, 2014 - 1:37pm
September 5, 2014
Now she can see the work through to the end
Jennifer Knutson admits that it’s not automatic shedding “cop mode” when she goes off duty. A few weeks ago, before attending a wedding,...
September 5, 2014 - 6:00am