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Greenwood named National School of Character
River Falls' Zimmerman seeks crackdown on distracted driving; 9 more state news stories
High Court upholds state ruling in Troy land dispute
UPDATE: Ellsworth man dies from injuries in Highway 10 crash
crime and courts
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
Meyer Middle Schooler heads to nationals rodeo
Four Wildcats All-BRC
Falcon Roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
River Falls Cheerleading opens for youth
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - New School Buses
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/26/17 Special Meeting re: Board Retreat
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Liquor Licenses Hearing
TOWN OF TROY: 7/6/17 Plan Commission Meeting
Ruth Afdahl, 82
Corey B. Carlson, 36
Matthias Cremer Putzier
Russell V. Tauferner, 92
Dorothy Esther Johnson, 83
Letters to the editor
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
Library Notes: You should never be without a good book!
Viewpoint: Celebrating Wisconsin's Dairyland
From This Perch column: Fear is the enemy
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March 14, 2017
Despite reversal on transgender bathrooms, local officials don’t plan change
Despite a reversal in federal protections for transgender students, area public school officials aren’t planning to make any changes in policy. On Feb. 22, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice released a “Dear Colleague” letter undoing Obama era...
March 14, 2017 - 4:31pm
March 11, 2017
'It's time for people to hear a new voice'
David Cronk decided to run for River Falls City Council after a local citizens committee approached and encouraged him to do so. "That piqued...
March 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 10, 2017
Cutting edge: Easy to speak up
A first-year state lawmaker says what matters most is "the voice of my constituents." Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls, 30th District),...
March 10, 2017 - 5:00am
March 9, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 9, 2017 - 10:30am
Kinni Corridor's next Tech Talk highlights river ecology
The second of six community "Tech Talks" — part of the Kinnickinnic River Corridor planning process — will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday,...
March 9, 2017 - 5:00am
February 23, 2017
Council raises park pool fees for nonresidents
Non-city residents will pay slightly more to use the Glen Park pool this summer. The City Council voted 4-3 to amend the city's 2017 fee schedule for pool use during its regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 14. The price changes are slight; for example, daily prices go up by .50 cents. That...
February 23, 2017 - 5:00am
February 22, 2017
Congressional 'Recess' not all play for local group
This week U.S. congressmen and women are supposed to be back home for what is called a district work period. Traditionally they've met with constituents in person at public Town Hall meetings, listening to comments and answering questions on upcoming issues of national importance....
February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 21, 2017
Stuessel and Downing advance in District 1 primary
The top two vote-getters in the District 1 City Council primary were Bill Stuessel and Sean Downing. The two tied for the most votes with 104...
February 21, 2017 - 9:10pm
February 19, 2017
Salvage yard runs out of chances, loses license
The River Falls Town Board spent over an hour and a quarter at its Feb. 6 meeting discussing Automotive Recyclers salvage yard, W9880 710th Ave. When discussion ended, the board deciding not to renew its business license. Automotive Recyclers is owned by Somerset Auto Salvage, LLC....
February 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Town discusses how to connect with the elderly
After several older residents previously expressed how they've experienced difficulty in accessing Kinnickinnic's online newsletter, The Current, and preferred print copies, the Town Board discussed the matter at the Feb. 7 meeting. "They've lost touch with what's going on with the...
February 19, 2017 - 5:00am
February 16, 2017
These four duke it out in city primary
There is a Tuesday, Feb. 21, primary election in River Falls for District 1 voters. There is also a statewide primary for Wisconsin superintendent...
February 16, 2017 - 4:57pm
Walker budget calls for more education funding
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker called for new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation last week to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican governor said the impact of Act 10 policies issued in 2011 have led to reinvestments in the state reflected in...
February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 9, 2017
Former River Falls motel site could become restaurant, apartments
The vacant lot at 1300 S. Main St., south of downtown River Falls, could look very different a year from now. In the last couple months, the city of River Falls has had numerous people come forward with different ideas for the lot where the River Falls Motel used to be. The buildings...
February 9, 2017 - 11:11am
February 7, 2017
University hosts talk on fake news, democracy
UW-River Falls is hosting a panel discussion, "The Effect of Fake News on Democracy," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in North Hall auditorium.The discussion is part of the Communication & Media Studies Department's Working Journalists Lecture Series.
February 7, 2017 - 3:09pm
February 2, 2017
Demonstrators declare: 'This is democracy'
Every day, school children around the country recite a pledge that promises 'liberty and justice for all.' Longtime town of Martell resident...
February 2, 2017 - 9:34am