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Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Stolen vehicle; Possible EHS threat
Large Baldwin barn fire draws multiple agencies (w/ video)
Hudson JV girls soccer coach charged with felonies
Wisconsin roundup: McDonald’s employees duke it out in restaurant’s lobby; more state news stories
Karges Center deconstruction scheduled to begin Monday at UW-River Falls
crime and courts
Hudson second, RF third at BRC Golf Tourney
WIAA softball pairings: Hudson, River Falls to meet in first round
Hudson sweeps RF in BRC softball finale
Sivertsen inducted into Stout HOF
Hudson girls, River Falls boys win BRC track titles
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
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/18 Organizational Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/24/18 Food Service Council Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/21/18 Board of Education Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/22/18 Fiscal Plan Workshop
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 2018 Mill & Overlay Program
Thrivent Financials Nesvold Earns Retirement Income Certified Professional Designation
Community leaders celebrate U.S. Small Business Week
River Falls will welcome Wisconsin First Lady
Hudson couple opens Farrell's Bodyshaping gym
Loehr joins First National Community Bank Board
Place a Business Announcement
Douglas Carter Page
Rose Marie Ogden
Pearl A. Anderson
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Letters to the editor: Global health security; Vandalism of Rainbow Flags and Help from the FBI
Woodworking column: Salary inequities seem endless
Bill Rubin column: Play ball: Hope springs eternal
Woodworking column: Bacon in all of its forms
From this Perch column: Unity and division
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January 2, 2014
River Falls school board has contested race
Newcomer Mark Nippoldt turned in his candidacy forms for school board Thursday, Jan. 2.
January 2, 2014 - 12:29pm
July 3, 2013
Letter: High court’s ruling bad for our cherished voting rights
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 changed the racist practices of the South, taking away its power to discriminate against non-white voters.
July 3, 2013 - 2:13pm
May 31, 2013
Second council seat opens outside election season
River Falls begins anew the process of filling an open seat on the City Council -- for the second time since the early April elections. David...
May 31, 2013 - 11:46am
April 3, 2013
Two council incumbents defeated; Martell write-in wins for chairman
Randy Kusilek and David Reese were knocked off the River Falls City Council in Tuesday's spring election. Katie Chaffee, former mayor of River...
April 3, 2013 - 8:42am
March 29, 2013
Four City Council races up for grabs
Editor's Note: Candidates were asked to provide basic biographical information and a word-limited answer to the question, "How will your knowledge,...
March 29, 2013 - 8:52am
March 15, 2013
Superintendent candidates disagree on school spending
The two candidates for state public school superintendent disagree on whether schools need more tax dollars. Incumbent Tony Evers and state Assembly Republican Don Pridemore debated the funding issue and others this week at a meeting in Madison of the Wisconsin Association of School...
March 15, 2013 - 10:23am
December 27, 2012
Candidates have time to file; some Council races appear contested
The filing deadline for local candidates is approaching -- the end of the workday Wednesday, Jan. 2. As of Friday, only the two incumbents,...
December 27, 2012 - 9:03am
November 7, 2012
GOP incumbents winners in local Assembly races
Early Wednesday morning, with nearly all voting units reporting, the Republican incumbents were the winners in four local Wisconsin Assembly Districts. At that time, all voting units in Pierce and St.
November 7, 2012 - 6:20am
Baldwin elected state's first woman Senator; Kind easily fends off Boland while Duffy defeats Kreitlow
Democrat Tammy Baldwin handily defeated former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson by a margin of about 150,000 votes of nearly 3 millon cast. The...
November 7, 2012 - 5:58am
November 6, 2012
UPDATE: Harsdorf wins Wisconsin Senate race
With 86% of voting units in the district reporting, at 11:30 p.m. Sheila Harsdorf, who has represented the 10th District in the Wisconsin Senate since 2001 and survived a recall attempt last year, had won re-election. At that point, Harsdorf had 45,328 votes to 29,436 for her challenger,...
November 6, 2012 - 10:05pm
Republicans faring better in St. Croix County
Republicans are faring well in St. Croix County in early returns. Congressman Scott Duffy leads Democrat Pat Kreitlow (13,282-8,994). Republican State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf leads Democrat Daniel Olson (14,371-8,108). Republican state Rep. Dean Knudson leads Democrat Diane Odeen (7,053-4,524)....
November 6, 2012 - 8:53pm
November 1, 2012
Editorial: Nov. 6: Why most can't wait and more become early birds
There are said to be only a few "swing states" and a tiny percentage of "undecided voters" left to decide the Nov. 6 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Aside from this swinging fraction, most of us long ago made up our minds about whom to vote for. All the...
November 1, 2012 - 8:43am
October 29, 2012
Testing, testing: Election preparations carried out in River Falls
Duane Pederson, volunteer poll worker and former River Falls mayor, came to City Hall Monday morning, Oct, 29, to test the accuracy of the city's...
October 29, 2012 - 12:29pm
October 26, 2012
Voting: See our election section
Get more information about the candidates - other than the presidential ones - who will be on the ballot in the Elections tab. Click here www.elelectionsection...
October 26, 2012 - 5:02pm
Retiring senator reflects on lengthy public service
Herbert H. Kohl says he figured out early on in his 24 years in the U.S. Senate that he didn't want to be an ideologue of any sort. "Wisconsin...
October 26, 2012 - 4:31pm