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Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and Discover Wisconsin shine spotlight on dairy industry
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
crime and courts
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
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April 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Incumbent Evers cruises at polls, remains state schools chief; second teen pleads guilty in Houlton chicken death case; 10 more state news stories
Seven of every 10 Wisconsin voters choose Tony Evers, who won a third term as the state's public school superintendent. He received about 490,000...
April 5, 2017 - 9:14am
April 4, 2017
Odeen, Gagne and Downing elected, more unofficial election results
The April 4 unofficial election results have been counts and reported. In River Falls, City Council winners include incumbents Diane Odeen, and...
April 4, 2017 - 10:05pm
Wisconsin roundup: Gamesmanship ramps up in 2018 U.S. Senate race; polls open for races around the state; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — The political dirty tricks have started for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate election that's 19 months away. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the conservative American Majority has put out an anonymous document accusing Green Bay's Nicole Schneider of deleting old social...
April 4, 2017 - 8:59am
March 31, 2017
Council candidates sound off
Sean Downing, District 1 Sean K Downing, 33, works as qualified care staff at Brotoloc Health Care and freelance graphic designer; Ellsworth...
March 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers to get earful on high-capacity well bill; state to purge nonvoters from voter rolls; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers will hear up to nine hours of testimony Wednesday on a controversial bill to relax state rules for high capacity water wells. The measure from Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald would end DNR oversight for the repairs, replacements, and ownership transfers...
March 15, 2017 - 12:09pm
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
February 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
January 25, 2017
River Falls Town Board: Caucusing, braving the elements
The River Falls Town Board held its caucus for the spring election. The caucus was Jan. 17 before the regular Town Board meeting. The election itself will take place Tuesday, April 4. Town Board Supervisor Brad Mogen called Chairwoman Diana Smith near the beginning of the caucus to...
January 25, 2017 - 9:40am
October 31, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Law enforcement community mourns slain officer; Richland Center smashes world pumpkin record; 10 more state news stories
LADYSMITH -- A 43-year-old man is under arrest for allegedly killing a sheriff's officer in northwest Wisconsin. Rusk County officials say deputy...
October 31, 2016 - 8:28am
October 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel Energy customers can expect 3 percent rate hikes; fewer voting absentee this year; 12 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin utility regulators have given preliminary approval to rate increases of more than 3 percent for Xcel Energy's electric and natural gas customers. The state Public Service Commission is expected to give the final OK to the rate hikes next month, and they'll then...
October 28, 2016 - 9:07am
October 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON -- If Wisconsin's congressional Democrats have their way, the U.S. Justice Department would help the state monitor next month's elections. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and House Democrats Ron Kind, Gwen Moore, and Mark Pocan have asked Attorney General Loretta Lynch to send poll...
October 27, 2016 - 9:21am
October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- A newly released email shows that the Green Bay city clerk rejected a state lawmaker's request to put an early voting site at the city's UW campus because the clerk thought it would help the lawmaker's Democratic party. The Nation first reported on the email from Green...
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
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