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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:
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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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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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Warner to leave position as Pierce EDC director
ELLSWORTH -- Bill Warner, who has been executive director of the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation for nearly 14 years, has announced his resignation. Warner said Monday that he intends to leave the post by mid-October. He has held the executive director position for...
July 19, 2013 - 8:59am
July 1, 2013
Regional economic agencyopens up satellite office
NEW RICHMOND -- When it was first founded, the Momentum Chippewa Valley organization formed to help the region weather the economic impact of...
July 1, 2013 - 8:15am
December 16, 2009
'Recovery' bonds could cut interest costs for businesses
St. Croix and Pierce counties are beginning the process to allow private companies to access low-interest loans under federal economic stimulus legislation. "We see this as an opportunity," said Bill Rubin, executive director of the St. Croix County Economic Development Corporation. "Ultimately...
December 16, 2009 - 1:14am
October 30, 2009
Despite a new economic growth, David Obey says government needs to do more
House Appropriations Chairman David Obey of Wausau says the government needs to do more to boost the U.S. economy, in spite of new growth. The Gross Domestic Product grew 3.5 percent in the last three months. That's the first gain in more than a year. Much of it was attributed...
October 30, 2009 - 9:40am
April 14, 2009
Arts grants available thanks to federal economic stimulus
The arts in Wisconsin are getting a small boost from the federal economic stimulus package. The National Endowment for the Arts has given the state $318,000 to help established arts groups preserve jobs. The funding will be allocated by a one-time grant program called Wisconsin...
April 14, 2009 - 9:00am
February 23, 2009
Group says Wisconsin could get $9.2 billion in federal dollars
It will be a long time before we really know how much Wisconsin gets from the federal economic stimulus package. Gov. Jim Doyle says state and local governments will receive around $3.5 billion. But that's just part of the total. There are also tax cuts for workers and tax breaks...
February 23, 2009 - 9:00am
February 20, 2009
President names local grad as advisor on economic recovery
The U.S. Office of Public Affairs announced last week that President Barack Obama asked River Falls-raised David Swensen to be part of the newly...
February 20, 2009 - 4:56pm
February 5, 2009
Kohl, Feingold fight efforts to reduce size of now $920 billion Obama spending bill
The Democratic Policy Committee says Wisconsin schools and governments would get less under the Senate's spending bill than the House version. The agency said the Badger State would get $3.1 billion from the Senate package, compared to $4.3 billion in the House plan. But the Senate's...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
So goes the housing market, so goes Hal's
For months Greg Krech could see it coming. But that didn't make it less traumatic having to close the business he's co-owned for 25 years. On...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Wisconsin House delegation expected to vote along party lines on $825 billion stimulus
The U.S. House is expected to approve the $825 billion federal economic stimulus package today. Wisconsin Democrats generally support the plan, which is said to create up to 4 million jobs as soon as possible. House Appropriations Chairman U.S. Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., of Wausau...
January 28, 2009 - 9:00am
January 22, 2009
Obey says $825 billion isn't enough
U.S. Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., of Wausau says the proposed $825 billion economic stimulus package may not be enough to keep the recession from getting worse. Obey, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, held a hearing on the package Wednesday. He said the plan was "no silver...
January 22, 2009 - 9:00am
December 3, 2008
DOT readies $300 million wish list for Fed stimulus plan
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it has more than $300 million in road projects ready to go if money becomes available through a new federal economic stimulus plan. The DOT drew up its estimate as part of a survey for the American Association of State Highway and...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Doyle says state exports an economic bright spot
Gov. Jim Doyle calls it a bright spot in the economic downturn. Wisconsin companies exported 13 percent more goods from January - September, compared to the same time a year ago. The amount exported was a state-record $15.6 billion. Canada is still Wisconsin's largest trading partner,...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Economic outlook will get worse say experts
Economic experts say it will get worse in Wisconsin before it gets better. The state Labor Department reported an unemployment rate of 6.5 percent Friday, the highest it has been in 14 years. One Madison economist predicts a continuation of the economic decline we're in right now. Some...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Dead man gets economic stimulus check
If you didn't get an economic stimulus check, you may not be happy to know that even dead people got them. Julie Zimmermann of Mukwonago lost her father last May. His final tax return was filed this spring and several heirs plan to divvy up his $600 rebate. Zimmermann is expecting...
July 8, 2008 - 9:00am