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'Click It or Ticket' campaign underway
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Softball swept by Hudson
UWRF hands out Falcon Awards
Wildcats sweep BRC pole vault titles
Skogen BRC Player of Year
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Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
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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
James Michael "Mike" Elliott, 53
Patricia Jo Larsen, 62
Farrah May Hillman
Dorothy Johansson, 95
Vernon J. Kelly, 91
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?
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December 8, 2016
River Falls finance director goes beyond the numbers
Hammond resident Al Rolek now has a much shorter drive to work. Formerly employed in the Minneapolis metro area, Rolek is the new finance director for the city of River Falls. The commute to River Falls is much nicer than the drive to the Twin Cities, Rolek said. And so far, everything...
December 8, 2016 - 8:51am
November 23, 2016
Court: Republican gerrymandering in Wisconsin was unconstitutional
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Republicans in Wisconsin tilted district maps in their favor in order to hamper Democrats and ultimately win state elections...
November 23, 2016 - 11:00am
November 22, 2016
RF vies for 'Best Local Government Employer' title
The city of River Falls is in the running for national local government organization ELGL's "Best Local Government Employer" competition. The...
November 22, 2016 - 3:23pm
November 18, 2016
Protests over presidential election trigger emotions, memories
College students have been protesting across the country in the days following the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. Although the protests have not reached UW-River Falls, news of them has raised emotions for some students,...
November 18, 2016 - 10:02am
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