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Rural River Falls vehicular blaze quickly put out
Hudson woman hospitalized following erratic-driving incident
St. Croix Crossing rises
Police beat: In which it’s wise to be wary of five-inch boot heels, wiser still to refuse shaking hands after what said hand just did
Area cockfight arrests occurred on vet’s property
crime and courts
Lucking to William Penn
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
RFGC hosts invite
Habitat welcomes two more to Eco Village
Weekend Happenings, Jan. 29-30, Feb.1
River Falls, time to read our way into the past
Exhibitions feature regional artists, reception tonight at Phipps
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 2/5/15 Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 2/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting / Public Hearing
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 2/3/15 Town Board Meeting
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
TOWN OF MARTELL: 2/10/15 Meeting re: Town Shop
Henry J. Hanson, 65
George E. 'Bud' Beardsley, 59
Marion E. Robey, 74
Gilbert H. Lindabaur, 89
Sylvia V. Benson, 76
Days Gone By: Sledding in 2005
Featured letter: Pick a diet that can work for a lifetime
Days Gone By: First baby of 1975
Days Gone By: 1985 Kulstad Fire
Days Gone By
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