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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
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
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured reader letters
Featured reader letters
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Real Estate Showcase
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
October 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Marquette poll results show Feingold, Johnson in statistical dead heat; Trump support plunging in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE-- Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race tightens by the minute. Democrat Russ Feingold still leads Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, just like he has in every Marquette Law School poll since the race started in the spring of last year. But the margin has never been closer -- as...
October 13, 2016 - 8:57am
September 26, 2016
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
With weeks until the presidential election, the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages the public to check and ensure that they have the proper identification needed to vote. Current Wisconsin driver licenses or IDs are valid to vote. These cards show the iconic sun/sailboat/barn,...
September 26, 2016 - 10:11am
September 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Heavy rain brings mudslides, floods; White House race tightens in state; eight more state news stories
Flood warnings and watches continue Thursday for southwest Wisconsin and the state's midsection. More than 60 roads are closed in Clark County, and there are numerous mudslides and highway washouts in about the southwest quarter of the Badger State. Lake Wissota in Chippewa County...
September 22, 2016 - 9:44am
August 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
MADISON – A new report says many of Wisconsin's small towns still feel the effects of the Great Recession. With an older population and more people moving to bigger cities, the state Taxpayers Alliance says half the places with fewer than 1,000 residents have yet to see any major...
August 26, 2016 - 8:38am
August 10, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon wrap: Marquette poll: Clinton extends lead in Wisconsin; incumbents survive primaries; seven more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democrat Hillary Clinton has extended her lead against Republican Donald Trump for Wisconsin's 10 presidential electoral votes. The latest Marquette Law School poll released Wednesday afternoon gives Clinton a 46-36 percent lead among registered voters in a head to head...
August 10, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 9, 2016
UPDATE: Victory nearly assured for District 30's Zimmerman
With nearly all ballots counted, River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman appears to be the Republican primary election winner in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Paul Berning 1,266 to 998 in St. Croix County with all precincts reporting. Zimmerman led 236-114 in Pierce County,...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm
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
May 12, 2016
Senate candidate to have education listening tour
RIVER FALLS -- Diane Odeen, Democratic candidate for the 10th state Senate District seat this fall, will start a listening tour to discuss the...
May 12, 2016 - 2:19pm
January 7, 2016
There are three contested local elections
In the city of River Falls and the River Falls School District, the following spring (April 5) election races will be competitive: --District...
January 7, 2016 - 5:08pm
May 15, 2015
Feingold-Johnson race pegged as toss-up
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says Wisconsin voters will have a "real choice" in 17-and-a-half months. That's when the first-term Republican stands for re-election against likely Democratic nominee Russ Feingold. Feingold held the U.S. Senate seat for 18 years before Johnson unseated him...
May 15, 2015 - 9:10am
November 4, 2014
Hove remains Pierce Co. sheriff; Vinehout holds off Pittman
Pierce County incumbent Sheriff Nancy Hove has defeated challenger Bill Parks. With all voting units reporting, unofficial results show Democrat Hove earned 9,059 votes to 5,427 for Republican Parks, a 20-year military veteran. Hove’s third term as sheriff will begin Jan. 1. In...
November 4, 2014 - 10:44pm
Pierce County: Hove still leading Parks; Pittman moves ahead
At 10 p.m. with 21 of 28 voting units reporting, Pierce County incumbent Sheriff Nancy Hove is leading challenger Bill Parks. At this point, Democrat Hove, running for a third term, has 5,500 votes to 3,236 for Republican Parks, a 20-year military veteran. None of the city of...
November 4, 2014 - 10:14pm
Pierce County: Early results show Hove leading
At 9:30 p.m. with 12 of 28 voting units reporting, Pierce County incumbent Sheriff Nancy Hove is leading challenger Bill Parks. At this point, Democrat Hove, running for a third term, has 2,918 votes to 1,809 for Parks, a 20-year military veteran. In other races that involve...
November 4, 2014 - 9:44pm
August 8, 2014
Editorial: It’s summer, but it’s time to vote
With school out, families and people traveling and scattered for summer vacations, Aug. 12 is one lousy time to hold an election. Few of us are...
August 8, 2014 - 9:49am