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Four apply to be next St. Croix County sheriff
Stabbing reported in Hudson
Wisconsin roundup: Walker again threatens veto of entire state budget; 10 more state news stories
DNR enacts no-wake zone on St. Croix River
'Click It or Ticket' campaign underway
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Schreckenberg advances to sectional
Wildcats shine at regional track
Softball swept by Hudson
UWRF hands out Falcon Awards
Wildcats sweep BRC pole vault titles
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
Ponds can be adopted, too
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TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Lake George Trail Improvements
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 6/2/17 Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: 6/1/17 Plan Commission Meeting
Doris L. Larson, 94
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Farrah May Hillman
Dorothy Johansson, 95
James Michael "Mike" Elliott, 53
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Library Notes: Gearing up for a busy summer
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Woodworking: Who wants to stand up to eat a steak?
Viewpoint: Stop fleecing Wisconsin taxpayers
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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
Wisconsin roundup: Fatal interstate crash victim identified; Walker: Trump interested in taking state's union limits national; and 11 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- A Kentucky man killed in a western Wisconsin Interstate crash has been identified as 36-year-old Clint Huff of Franklin. The State Patrol continues to investigate the mishap, which occurred Tuesday night on westbound Interstate 94 near Menomonie. Troopers say Huff was...
February 2, 2017 - 8:44am
February 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Harley denies report that it didn't want Trump with protesters; Parents of kids with seizures again push for pot oil treatment; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Harley Davidson denies a CNN report that President Donald Trump canceled a visit to Milwaukee for Thursday because the company was not "comfortable" hosting him amid protests. White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham confirms the cancellation, and CNN cites an unnamed...
February 1, 2017 - 8:31am