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Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
Mother/aunt charged in three girls’ death; Facebook chatting/texting listed as factors
Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
UWRF professor’s new rose a winner
Plant disease class offered
crime and courts
Wildcat boys win playoff hoops opener
Wildcat gymnasts heading to state; girls regional hoops champs
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Get a look at the stars
Artwork deadline for Wis. Regional Art program
Check out businesses of the future
Dignity quilts donated
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Public Hearings - Storm Water Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/10/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 3/12/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Paul Daniel Hoffmeyer, 71
Sonja C. Johnson
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
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April 27, 2009
Wisconsin National Guard soldiers will help run prison camps
Many of the Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who are soon heading to Iraq will help run the country's two largest prison camps. Officials say about two-thirds of the 32-hundred troops will be at Camp Cropper near the airport in Baghdad, and Camp Bucca near Iraq's border with Kuwait....
April 27, 2009 - 9:31am
February 19, 2009
Troops prepare for yearlong deployment (VIDEO)
Local troops' loved ones and community supporters filled the big Riverview Ballroom at the UW-River Falls University Center last Wednesday to...
February 19, 2009 - 1:02pm
February 4, 2009
Community sendoff honors local troops
River Falls-based D Company, 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, leaves for overseas this month as part of the biggest operational deployment of Wisconsin...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Wisconsin shipbuilder loses Coast Guard bid
Marinette Marine has failed for a second time to land a huge federal ship-building contract. The Government Accountability Office has rejected the company appeal of a Coast Guard decision to award the $1.5 billion deal to Bollinger of Louisiana. U.S. Rep. Steve Kagen, D-Wis., of...
January 13, 2009 - 9:00am
January 2, 2009
3,500 Wisconsin Guard troops to leave for Iraq duty this month
About 3,500 Wisconsin National Guard troops will leave this month for their initial training in preparation for a 10-month assignment in Iraq. Members of the 32nd Red Arrow brigade will leave Jan. 10 for several weeks of training in Florida They'll return to Wisconsin for a short...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
September 9, 2008
State's largest Guard unit may be Iraq bound
Wisconsin's largest National Guard unit will be off to Iraq next spring. The 32nd Infantry Brigade has been on alert since last December, but the official mobilization order just came down. About 3,500 soldiers from three dozen Wisconsin communities will report to their armories...
September 9, 2008 - 9:00am
August 29, 2008
Female guard accused of having sexual relationships with inmates
A female guard at a state minimum-security prison is on administrative leave, after two inmates said they had sexual relationships with her. Fitchburg Police are investigating what might have happened at the Oakhill Correctional Institution. A search warrant filed Thursday in Dane...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Deployment, employment, working together
An open house and formal briefing at the River Falls Armory last Thursday night created opportunity to learn and hear more about what the Delta Company 1st Battalion-128th Infantry Regiment will do to prepare for deployment to Iraq early next year. Most of the briefing focused on...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
May 16, 2008
National Guard meeting tonight; local unit prepares to go overseas
The River Falls National Guard unit will brief the community and employers tonight about its expected mobilization as part of the 32nd Brigade's 2009 deployment to Iraq. Deployment will likely occur in February or March. The Guard Unit is now training for that mission. The briefing...
May 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Two guard units get put on alert
Two Wisconsin National Guard units have been put on alert for a possible trip to Iraq or Afghanistan. Guard officials say the 732nd Combat Support Battalion of Tomah is on alert as well as the 951st Engineering Co., from Rhinelander and Tomahawk. The engineering unit spent 14 months...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am