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UWRF equestrians win regional championship
Come ask questions of River Falls mayoral candidates
On the Job: Michele Huppert
Mom's plea: Make this Troy intersection safe
State math competitor
crime and courts
Fusion fall in OT in state semifinal
Wildcat gymnasts place third at state
RFGC moving to new quarters this month
Squirts off to state
Heating bills lighten wallets; help is available
Competitive marshmallow madness strikes library … again
Days Gone By
Weekend Happenings: March 7-9
With your help, the eyes have it
arts and entertainment
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Bernard Grant, 95
William "Bill" S. Marek, 75
Mary Surplice Smith, 88
Editorial: Sign of spring? Or something else?
Letter: All aspects of young coach point to the word: Winner
Editorial: Helping to shape, define our community
Letter: Won’t forget your generosity
Editorial: Punishment should fit messes left behind
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/11/14 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2014-02 (Amend Parking Control Map)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/11/14 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/12/14 Academy Citizens\' Advisory Comm. Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/11/14 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
May 16, 2013
Lawmakers vote to forgive fallen soldiers' taxes
The Wisconsin Senate and Assembly have both voted unanimously to forgive state income taxes for military troops killed in combat. The approval came after the father of a Dodge County soldier killed in Afghanistan said he was shocked that the state would not forgive his son's taxes...
May 16, 2013 - 11:38am
Troy seems ready to embrace new winery
Wineries are popping up in western Wisconsin, and the town of Troy is no exception. Daniel Koepke presented plans to the Troy town Board at...
government / business /
May 16, 2013 - 10:10am
City holds parking-meter update meeting
River Falls invites any citizens interested to a public meeting 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, in the lower-level Council chamber of City Hall, 222 Lewis Street. Police Chief Roger Leque and David Hovel will give a brief presentation on the status of the parking-meter moratorium imposed...
news / government
May 16, 2013 - 9:57am
May 15, 2013
Knudson expects some increase in state aid for schools
State Rep. Dean Knudson told the small group of people who attended his listening session Saturday at the Hudson Area Library that he expects...
news / government / politics
May 15, 2013 - 4:24pm
Area state senator greets Dalai Lama
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) welcomed the Dalai Lama to Wisconsin Tuesday, May 14, during his two-day visit to Madison to give a teaching, take part in a panel discussion at UW-Madison and address a joint session of the State Legislature. Said Harsdorf about the encounter:...
religion / government / education
May 15, 2013 - 11:42am
Plantings observe Arbor Day, boost tree population
A group comprised of City staff, local Lions Club members and Greenwood 5th graders gathered Friday, May 10, to commemorate Arbor Day by planting...
outdoors / government
May 15, 2013 - 11:22am
May 14, 2013
Lowered flag honors fallen peace officers
The President of the United States and the Governor of Wisconsin have proclaimed May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 12-18 as Police Week. As a mark of respect for peace officers who have given their lives in the line of duty, the American and State of Wisconsin flags...
May 14, 2013 - 8:56am
May 10, 2013
New owner buys Riverview Hotel
Mitesh "Mit" Shah confirmed last week that he's bought the Riverview Hotel & Suites, 100 Spring St., and plans to make improvements during the next two or three months. He said, "This property will be a Best Western Plus." Shah explained that he'll make certain improvements to...
business / / government / news
May 10, 2013 - 10:56am
May 8, 2013
Golden shovels mark official start of Radio interchange
A few dozen folks gathered 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 along Chapman Drive near Hwy. 35 to commemorate the official dirt-moving start of the Radio Road Interchange project slated for completion in 2014. City Engineer Reid Wronski said at the groundbreaking that work begins along Paulson...
news / government / business /
May 8, 2013 - 4:37pm
Legislators seek domestic-abuse advocates
Wisconsin lawmakers are being asked to provide advocates who could accompany domestic abuse victims at any stage of the cases against their attackers. Assembly Assistant Majority Leader Jim Steineke proposed the measure. He said many abuse victims feel alone. They hesitate to come...
May 8, 2013 - 1:41pm
Distressed canoeists story exposed as hoax
Police in Eau Claire say a kayaker who claimed that two canoeists vanished in the Chippewa River this week made the whole story up. A 30-year-old Manitowoc man was arrested on a possible charge of obstructing an officer after rescuers spent parts of May 7 and 8 looking for the two...
outdoors / government
May 8, 2013 - 1:40pm
Clifton residents rally to stop winery/restaurant
An outpouring of Clifton town citizens overflowed the Town Board's regular meeting Tuesday, May 7, to argue and petition against a proposed winery and restaurant. Shannon and Angela Zimmerman, W10887 875th Ave., want to open Bellevinez Vineyard & Winery.
news / government
May 8, 2013 - 1:04pm
Riders hold thumbs up for local taxi
Some of its patrons call the River Falls Shared-Ride Taxi Service the best-kept secret in town. A visit to its office last Friday revealed...
news / business / / government
May 8, 2013 - 10:00am
May 3, 2013
Knudson announces listening sessions, encourages constituent input and discussion
State Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold three listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member of the budget-writing Joint Committee on Finance, Knudson said he looks forward to hearing his constituents' concerns and ideas regarding the many...
news / politics / government
May 3, 2013 - 9:22am
May 2, 2013
Editorial: Let's reconsider how politicians are recalled
There's talk of reforming Wisconsin's recall election procedures. We believe the time is right. Recall changes have been proposed by State Sen....
opinion / editorials / government
May 2, 2013 - 1:00pm