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Man charged in Pierce County with ninth OWI
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's approval sinks to 43 percent in state; Walker seeks aid for Arcadia; 8 more state news stories
River Falls company will microchip volunteer employees
Minn. motorcyclists injured in Prescott-area crash
Authorities confirm St. Croix River drowning death
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Crunch time for Fish
Fleming to swim at long course championships
Local athletes shed light on the college grind
Hunter education class coming up
Trimbelle River project is complete
She ties up blankets to give back
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Young boy's donations bring charity more than one type of change
St. Croix County Fair officially opens
PHOTOS: 'Trout 'N About' in 2017
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RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/26/17 Special Retreat Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Aug. 2017 Ad hoc Facility Needs Committee Meetings
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/1/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/1/17 Town Board Meeting
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Letters: A thank you for the library; immigrants valuable to economy
Library Notes:Summer is slipping quickly by
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Superintendent's Corner: High School facility under repair
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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
August 10, 2016
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
As the current politically-charged atmosphere continues to divide people along party lines, I find myself reminded of another deep divide I experienced...
August 10, 2016 - 4:19pm
November 15, 2011
Democrats move center
The Pierce County Democratic Resource Center has moved to 1025 S. Main Street, #450, in River Falls, (formerly Hair by Stewarts building) in...
November 15, 2011 - 3:56pm
January 25, 2010
2010 election year kickoff
On Sunday, Jan. 24, a group of voters attended a 2010 Election Year Kickoff event held at the River Falls Public Library to learn about 16 candidates...
January 25, 2010 - 4:30pm
October 16, 2009
Lawmakers send mixed signals on whether Democrats would support a liquor tax hike
Do they or don't they? Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan and his office sent out mixed signals yesterday about whether he and Majority Democrats would support a higher liquor tax to get more drunken drivers off the road. Sheridan told reporters Thursday morning he would consider the...
October 16, 2009 - 9:07am
June 24, 2009
Democratic leaders met in secret to try to reach a budget agreement
Democratic legislative leaders met secretly Wednesday to try and hammer out an agreement on the new state budget. Gov. Jim Doyle says the budget needs to be signed by next Wednesday or else the state would miss deadlines to qualify for certain federal funds. Tuesday, Doyle ordered...
June 24, 2009 - 9:02am
June 22, 2009
Democrats give major attention to the environment
The environment is getting major attention at the State Capitol, now that Democrats control both houses and the governor's office. Spencer Black, D-Madison, who chairs the Assembly Natural Resources Committee, says conservation efforts are going full steam after "a dozen years...
June 22, 2009 - 9:00am
June 5, 2009
Democrats raise concerns major parts of new state budget
Majority Democrats in the Wisconsin Assembly are questioning parts of the new state budget endorsed a week ago by the Joint Finance Committee. Party members held a three-hour open session Thursday before going behind closed doors to discuss strategy. Some raised concerns about...
June 5, 2009 - 9:15am
April 13, 2009
Wisconsin's Herb Kohl joins a coalition of moderate Senate Democrats
Lawmakers have historically lost clout in Washington when they don't march with their party's leadership. But that's not stopping Wisconsin's Herb Kohl and 15 others from forming what they call the Moderate Dems Working Group. Kohl says the group will keep a critical eye on what...
April 13, 2009 - 9:00am
April 2, 2009
Come for Earth Day presentation
Bill Christofferson, longtime Democratic campaign consultant, activist and author of "The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Sen. Gaylord Nelson," will speak about Earth Day and the late U.S. Wisconsin senator from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the River Falls Public Library. Christofferson...
April 2, 2009 - 12:20pm
January 15, 2009
Democrats to move quickly on new hospital tax
Wisconsin legislators could vote as early as mid-February on the proposed new hospital tax that's designed to bring in more federal Medicaid dollars. Republicans stripped the tax from the last two state budgets. But this time, Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says it will be part of...
January 15, 2009 - 9:00am
January 5, 2009
Democrats take control of state Legislature today
Wisconsin legislators will be sworn in today, as Democrats take control of both houses for the first time in 14 years. The same party also has the governor's office. For the first time in 22 years, one party has control of both the legislative and executive branches. That means Democrats...
January 5, 2009 - 9:00am
December 15, 2008
Wisconsin GOP congressional delegation vows no cheap shots
Wisconsin's Republicans in Washington say they won't just take cheap shots at everything the Democratic majority comes up with. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville, says he's looking for ways to work with President-elect Barack Obama on the country's most pressing issues....
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Dems say state budget hole will put a damper on their big ticket items
Wisconsin's new Democratic leaders say the faltering economy will put a damper on their biggest ideas. So for now, state Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says the focus will be on items with smaller price tags, like giving fringe benefits to domestic partners of University of Wisconsin...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Two are candidates for register of deeds
Two Democrats have filed for the St. Croix County register of deeds position now held by Kathleen "Kay" Walsh, who is retiring at the end of the year. Both Geri Campbell, Roberts, and Beth Pabst, Hammond, have filed as candidates for the job Walsh has held for 14 years. Because...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am