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Scholarships available through St. Croix County Farmers Union
Ellsworth woman sentenced to 5 years in prison
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. electric rates some of nation’s highest; more state news stories
Spring semester public astronomy talks and observatory viewings set
Pierce County sheriff's blotter:
crime and courts
WIAA Girls Basketball: An area preview for Divisions 1-5
WIAA hockey: Fusion advance, Wildcats ousted
Gymnasts go undefeated in BRC
Powerlifters shine at Elk Mound
WIAA Hockey 2018: Section includes state's top three ranked teams
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
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 2/19/18 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Referendum Forums
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/19/18 Board of Education Meeting
SUMMONS: Westby Credit Union v. Logan Hope-Belflower; Case 18-SC-19
TOWN OF TROY: 3/1/18 Public Hearing- Great Rivers Wireless Cell Tower
Falls Theatre to add second screen
Hudson Physicians is pleased to welcome Amy Antonich, Family Nurse Practitioner
Photos: Chamber celebrates Olympic style
Family Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Koubsky
Randleman of Catalyst Receives PTA Recognition
Place a Business Announcement
Vernon and Lucille Kelly
Pearl Elinor Olson
Margaret "Peggy" Kinney
David William Ruscher Sr.
Carol (Mielke) Bohlool
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Vote for Patty Schachtner
Marlin & Carol (Pearson) Krear
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
Wellhaven column: Transportation for Wellhaven tenants
From This Perch column: Grading Donald Trump
Letters to the editor: Renewable energy and emergency power
Woodworking column: Talk of the Town: 93 years of the New Yorker
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September 27, 2017
At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system
There’s a difference between losing someone after a long illness and a death that occurs suddenly. Mark and Sue Riley learned that the hard...
September 27, 2017 - 8:45am
August 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man faces eighth OWI after motorized bike incident; gas pump prices to rise; 8 more state news stories
BLACK RIVER FALLS — A Jackson County Man is facing his eighth drunken driving offense — this one while operating on a motorized bike. The...
August 30, 2017 - 9:13am
July 25, 2017
Man charged in Pierce County with ninth OWI
A man whose Minnesota driving privileges had been canceled was drinking vodka and hand-rolling a cigarette when he nearly struck a squad car...
July 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 5, 2017
Twin Cities man suspected of 10th OWI in Wisconsin
A Rosemount man was arrested on suspicion of his 10th drunken-driving offense Tuesday, July 4, in western Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Patrol...
July 5, 2017 - 8:33am
March 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Drunk drivers who kill other motorists in traffic crashes would have to spend at least five years in prison, in a bill set for a...
March 21, 2017 - 2:16pm
February 6, 2017
Man arrested in Hudson on suspicion of ninth OWI
A Minnesota man was arrested on suspicion of his ninth drunken-driving offense early Saturday in Hudson. The Wisconsin State Patrol announced...
February 6, 2017 - 8:47am
January 12, 2017
Report: Wis. deputy assisting at ND pipeline protest drunk at helm of squad
A St. Croix County sheriff's deputy likely consumed at least 15 shots of vodka before getting behind the wheel of his squad, where he was found...
January 12, 2017 - 8:58am
December 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State investigates season's first snowmobile death; new OWI penalties begin Jan. 1; 7 more state news stories
ARBOR VITAE — Wisconsin's first snowmobile death of the winter is still being investigated. Vilas County sheriff's deputies say a 63-year-old man from East Moline, Illinois, died when his machine struck a tree Monday night off a trail near Arbor Vitae where he was part of a group...
December 28, 2016 - 8:52am
September 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers say driver of wrecked semi was drunk, rig was loaded with wine; Walker plays role of Democrat; 10 more state news stories
A Grantsburg man who allegedly fled the scene of a wreck was arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing a semi-trailer loaded with wine near Eau Claire. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, 35-year-old David A. Johnson was booked into Eau Claire County Jail...
September 19, 2016 - 9:00am
August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am
November 6, 2009
Senate unanimously approves drunken driving reforms
The Wisconsin Senate has unanimously approved drunken driving reforms similar to what the Assembly passed in September. Senators agreed to pay for the added enforcement with higher fees which the Assembly chose not to ratify Thursday night. Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan called...
November 6, 2009 - 9:00am
October 30, 2009
Dems scrap raising liquor tax to pay for crackdown on drunken driving
Wisconsin Senate Democrats have scrapped the idea of raising the state's liquor tax to pay for a crackdown on drunken driving. Instead, they're considering a higher fee to reinstate driver's licenses after they're suspended and revoked. A Senate committee endorsed a 50-cent tax...
October 30, 2009 - 9:00am
October 29, 2009
Woman learns why not to text while being 'responsible driver'
Two people were arrested for drunken driving in Dodge County, because one of them couldn't pay for the gas he pumped. Employees at a station in Reeseville called authorities Tuesday night after a Watertown man filled his tank but couldn't pay. The 31-year-old was taken into custody...
October 29, 2009 - 9:00am
Officials vote to let people arrested for drunken driving keep their license cards
A state committee has voted to let those arrested for drunken driving keep their license cards for identification only. Right now, police confiscate the licenses of those who fail sobriety tests, or refuse to take them. But some lawmakers say it's too harsh of a punishment, because...
October 29, 2009 - 9:00am
October 7, 2009
Senate panel votes to raise tax on hard liquor by 50 cents a liter
A state Senate panel has voted to raise Wisconsin's tax on hard liquor by 50 cents a liter as part of the new crackdown on drunken driving. The Judiciary Committee also voted Tuesday to raise a court fee from $20 to $163, to help cover the costs of several measures the Assembly...
October 7, 2009 - 9:00am