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Locals involved at Libertarian state event
This police sergeant goes from teaching to insurance to keeping the streets safe
Authorities claim burglar honed in on booze, ribs
Trial begins for alleged gunman in shootings
Hospital supporters attend largest Advocacy Day ever
crime and courts
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
You go, girl: River Falls woman has sights on 100 and beyond
300 pair of new shoes given to children
Weekend Happenings May 1-3
‘What would spring be without birds?’
Featured photo: Bromeliads plant
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/4/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 5/12/15 Board of Review to Adjourn
TOWN OF MARTELL: 2015 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/6/15 Special Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/5/15 Plan Commission/ Park Board Workshop
Ruth Feser Hale
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Louellyn Wilma Reiss Nestingen
Ruth Joosten, 85
Rosella Ruth Kelly, 89
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
Days Gone By: Glen Park and a request from a reader
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Get Out! Deals
January 5, 2015
Pierce, St. Croix counties keep leading the way for low unemployment
November data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development show Pierce and St. Croix counties with the lowest jobless rates in the...
news / government
January 5, 2015 - 9:21am
December 3, 2014
Jobless rates: Pierce, St. Croix are one, two
Wisconsin’s unemployment rates from October show Pierce and St. Croix counties with the state’s lowest rates. Pierce County was the lowest in Wisconsin at 3% followed by St. Croix County at 3.1%. Pierce’s jobless rate dropped from 3.2% in September while St. Croix’s remained...
news / region
December 3, 2014 - 9:31am
June 27, 2014
Pierce County jobless rate tied for the best
According to May data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Pierce and Dane counties tied for the lowest jobless rate among the state’s 72 counties. Pierce and Dane had 3.8% unemployment rates. St. Croix County was right behind with the state’s third...
news / government
June 27, 2014 - 8:08am
April 24, 2014
Unemployment remains low in Pierce, St. Croix
The latest Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) March jobless rates for the state’s 72 counties give more goods for the River...
news / business
April 24, 2014 - 12:59pm
September 26, 2013
Economic wow: St. Croix and Pierce rank No. 1 and 2 in Wisconsin
For the fourth straight month, St. Croix County had the lowest jobless rate among the state’s 72 counties at 4%. Coming in at No. 2, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, was Pierce County at 4.2% The Madison area of Dane County was third at 4.5%. The...
news / government
September 26, 2013 - 12:38pm
June 28, 2013
St. Croix County’s May unemployment rate is 4.4%
On June 26, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary May 2013 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties. St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 4.4%, which is lower than April’s rate of 5.2% and March’s rate of 6.1%. One year...
news / business
June 28, 2013 - 12:28pm
July 16, 2009
Harley Davidson cuts another 1,000 jobs
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson says it will cut another 1,000 jobs, after its profit for the last quarter plunged by 91 percent. The famous motorcycle company reports total earnings of almost $20 million from April-June, down from $223 million in the same quarter of 2008. Revenues...
July 16, 2009 - 9:00am
July 2, 2009
A 94-year-old family trucking business closes Mauston terminal
Monson Trucking of Duluth has closed its terminal in Mauston. And the 94-year-old family trucking business will shut down the rest of its operations by the end of August. About 200 employees got the news Wednesday. Two Minnesota terminals in Virginia and Red Wing also closed...
July 2, 2009 - 9:03am
Northern pipeline projects could employ thousands
SUPERIOR -- The Alberta Clipper and Southern Lights pipeline projects will begin later than expected, but Enbridge Energy says it may hire more workers in Wisconsin and Minnesota than expected, up to 3,000 people in the coming months. Still awaiting permits from the federal government...
June 2, 2009 - 7:12am
March 6, 2009
Personnel firm relocates
Express Employment Professionals moved in early January from its former location in the River Falls M&I Bank, 103 S. Second St., to "...right...
March 6, 2009 - 1:37am
Andersen downsizes Menomonie workforce; 52 jobs eliminated
Fifty-two workers at Andersen Corporation's Menomonie assembly plant were told today their jobs have been eliminated and were sent home. The...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Area employment outlook looks brighter than rest of nation
The future employment outlook for workers in western Wisconsin may be a little bit brighter than elsewhere in the nation, according to the quarterly employment outlook released today by the Milwaukee-based international employment agency Manpower Inc. According to Manpower, roughly...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Eau Claire-Menomonie looking hot for jobs; Twin Cities not so good
Employers in the Twin Cities market area won't be in much of a hiring mood in the coming months, according to the quarterly employment outlook survey by Manpower, Inc. Meanwhile, a good number of employers in the Chippewa Valley region, which includes Menomonie and Eau Claire, are...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am