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Beldenville man in 'fair' condition after Hager City-area crash
Wisconsin roundup: Vinehout still considering gubernatorial run; Walker open to using general tax revenues for roads; 9 more state news stories
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River and more
crime and courts
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
Library to host ‘Maltese Falcon’
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
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Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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November 15, 2016
Trump's pick of right-wing firebrand for White House job sparks outrage
WASHINGTON—Democrats, civil rights groups and even some Republicans slammed President-elect Donald Trump on Monday, Nov. 14, over his choice...
November 15, 2016 - 11:00am
November 9, 2016
'We are now all rooting for his success,' Obama says on Trump's victory
WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to work for a smooth transition of power with president-elect Donald Trump, who...
November 9, 2016 - 1:00pm
It’s Harsdorf again for District 10
Republican State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf continued her winning streak — which dates back to 1988 — with a win over Democratic Challenger Diane...
November 9, 2016 - 12:54pm
In concession speech, Clinton urges supporters to keep open mind on Trump
NEW YORK—Democrat Hillary Clinton conceded the 2016 White House race to Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and offered to work...
November 9, 2016 - 12:34pm
November 8, 2016
Polls see steady stream of voters in River Falls
Poll workers at City Hall say a steady stream of voters have made their way through the polling place this election day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls...
November 8, 2016 - 6:43pm
November 4, 2016
Clinton supporters worry about close White House race
CONCORD, N.C./WINTERVILLE, N.C.—Hillary Clinton's supporters nervously eyed opinion polls showing the Democrat with a tenuous lead over...
November 4, 2016 - 11:00am
October 18, 2016
College presents Trump vs. Clinton political issues roundtable
UW-River Falls' Political Science Department is hosting "Trump v. Clinton: The Election of a Lifetime," a political issues roundtable and question/answer session from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The event is free...
October 18, 2016 - 1:40pm
October 17, 2016
Kinni town keeps working to modernize its trailer law regulations
By Sydney Wachtler The Oct. 4 Kinnickinnic Town Board meeting brought forth public concerns about the trailer home located on the Campbell property at 1463 Evergreen Drive. Deb Anderson, a neighbor to the Campbells, voiced concerns about the trailer to the board, labeling it “a...
October 17, 2016 - 5:00am
October 11, 2016
Pierce County employees to see possible pay raise
ELLSWORTH – On Oct. 3, the Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee met to discuss agenda items pertaining largely to personnel requests. As of Monday's meeting, hired jailers will be classified as general municipal employees as voted by the committee. Jailers hired before...
October 11, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 10, 2016
Building committee urges County Board to move forward with annex options
ELLSWORTH -- The September Pierce County Board of Supervisors meeting Sept. 27 focused on a range of topics, such as Pierce County employee-centric...
October 10, 2016 - 5:00am
October 8, 2016
Croix County's DA race getting nasty
HUDSON – Allegations from opposing camps in the race for St. Croix County district attorney showed no signs of slowing as the two candidates enter the home stretch toward November. Democratic candidate Sarah Yacoub filed a complaint with the state’s Elections and Ethics Commission...
October 8, 2016 - 6:00am
October 2, 2016
Despite opposition, town's new storage units OK'd
The River Falls Town board approved the building of a four-building, nearly 15,000 square-foot storage unit facility at its Sept. 19 meeting. Chris Ahrens is planning to locate the business along Highway 65 going toward Ellsworth, next to Health Centered Dentistry. Ahrens went before...
October 2, 2016 - 5:00am
October 1, 2016
Cell towers for Pierce greenlighted by Land Management
ELLSWORTH -- Are you ever driving down the winding roads of Pierce County, cursing your lack of cell phone service? That may improve, though how much is hard to say, thanks to three new cell phone towers set to be erected in Pierce County. The Land Management Committee approved three...
October 1, 2016 - 5:00am
September 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: GOP wants Feingold to release his State Department work documents; Richland County Fair reopens after flooding; and 10 more state news stories
The state Republican Party has asked Democrat Russ Feingold to release emails and other records from when he was a special envoy in the Congo. The National Republican Senatorial Committee filed a request 20 months ago under the Freedom of Information Act for items relating to Feingold's...
News/crime and courts
September 9, 2016 - 8:52am
September 6, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW report: Recession's 'long shadow' finally lifts in Wisconsin; U.S. Labor Secretary: Labor Day is more than honoring work; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- "The long shadow of the Great Recession is finally lifting in Wisconsin." Those are the first words in a new report on the state's workforce from the UW Madison Center on Wisconsin Strategy. The liberal think tank says the state's recovery remains "comparatively unimpressive"...
News/crime and courts
September 6, 2016 - 8:50am