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Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Attempted arson in Ellsworth; Gunshot reports
St. Croix County continuing transportation discussion
Ellsworth woman pleads guilty to embezzlement
Passenger hospitalized after car strikes deer
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel customers to see bigger utility bills; more state news stories
crime and courts
RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9
Falcon Roundup: Men's hockey drops WIAC openers; Women's hoops snaps two-game skid
Basketball: Boys come up short in opener
Basketball: Girls searching for first W
Wrestling: Wildcats closing the gap
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
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 12/12/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TROY: 12/14/17 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: FCC Permit Application - WEVR Radio, River Falls, WI
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17Special Electors Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Personnel Committee Meeting
William "Billy" Johnson
Russell L. Hinshaw
Roberta Irene Sylla
Marion H. Elliott
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
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RF Powerlifting meet set for Dec. 9
October 1, 2010
Plum City man declares candidacy for sheriff
Oake C. Gregory, Plum City, has declared his write-in candidacy for Pierce County Sheriff. Gregory is seeking the position as an independent,...
October 1, 2010 - 9:58am
May 15, 2010
On the Job: John Shilts
John Shilts, 48, chief deputy the last two years with the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department, says he'll run for sheriff this fall. Dennis...
May 15, 2010 - 9:36am
April 6, 2010
Spring election is today!
If you haven't voted, there's still time. Local polls stay open until 8 p.m. The Tuesday, April 6, elections cover school board, city council,...
April 6, 2010 - 9:18am
April 1, 2010
Who will represent District 4?
Tuesday's election decides who will represent District 4: Robert Ebert (incumbent), 54, operating engineer with the Metropolitan Council Environmental...
April 1, 2010 - 11:48am
Voters to decide at-large council seats
Tuesday's election fills two at-large seats on the City Council. Voters can learn more about the candidates in this story and on a recurring...
April 1, 2010 - 11:40am
March 5, 2010
Letter: Boles: Honest, caring
On April 6 we have the important responsibility of electing a new Pierce County judge. Joe Boles is running for that position. I know Joe to be an honest, conscientious and caring professional. His years of community involvement and constructive interest in education make him an...
March 5, 2010 - 3:23am
March 4, 2010
Editorial: County judge race: Credentials, character
Geography shouldn't be the determining factor in choosing a judge. Credentials and character should be. The campaign for Pierce County judge has entered the final stretch, with Joe Boles and Bob Loberg advancing as the top vote getters from February's primary. Citizens have a...
March 4, 2010 - 10:14am
January 25, 2010
2010 election year kickoff
On Sunday, Jan. 24, a group of voters attended a 2010 Election Year Kickoff event held at the River Falls Public Library to learn about 16 candidates...
January 25, 2010 - 4:30pm
January 18, 2010
UPDATED: O'Boyle candidacy
Prior to making its decision to allow John O'Boyle to be on the ballot for Pierce County judge, the state Government Accountability Board received letters from three people objecting to his candidacy. To read those letters, including two from his opponent Robert Loberg, click on...
January 18, 2010 - 10:10am
January 14, 2010
Editorial: Election reform done, key loophole remains
On Nov. 5 an amazing thing happened. Both houses of the state Legislature took a stand for a nonpartisan, independent Supreme Court by passing the Impartial Justice bill. Soon it became the Impartial Justice Act as the governor signed it into law, establishing full public financing...
January 14, 2010 - 1:15pm
January 11, 2010
River Falls Township: Town may begin collecting zoning conversion fees
At last week's River Falls Town Board meeting, Zoning Administrator Jerome Rodewald explained the new 2010 conversion fees that the town may collect for rezoning agricultural land. The fee is intended to discourage rezoning of agricultural land and is used to help fund state, county...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00pm
December 29, 2009
One more week to go if you want to run for local office
Bob Ebert has just become the fifth official candidate in races for city council and municipal judge. Here are the other four: Don Richards, Dave Cronk, Stan Meyers and June Cicero. Richards, the incumbent mayor, is running again. Cicero, the incumbent judge, is running again. Cronk...
December 29, 2009 - 10:44am
Cut in St. Croix County Board size pits incumbents against incumbents
There are already candidates for 18 of the 19 seats on the St. Croix County Board, and races are shaping up in five districts. The only district that has no declared candidate as yet is District 8, which includes the village of Hammond, part of the town of Eau Galle and the towns...
December 29, 2009 - 9:51am
Filings slow for Pierce County Board
With less than a week to go, races are shaping up for two seats on the Pierce County Board. But as of noon Wednesday there were no declared candidates for six seats, four in the River Falls area. The deadline for filing the required forms is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5. The general election...
December 29, 2009 - 9:49am
October 21, 2009
State's plan for holding elections during a pandemic is one of best in nation
Wisconsin now has a detailed plan for holding elections during a flu pandemic. And the head of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission calls it "forward thinking," and one of the best she's seen. Gineen Beach spent the last two days in Wisconsin, where she met with state and local...
October 21, 2009 - 9:00am