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Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
Teacher honored for mentoring to student teachers
Two-day hunter education course offered
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Getting in the swing, keeping it local
crime and courts
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
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Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
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February 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Kind joins House GOP in striking down Obama gun restriction; UW to review ban on considering criminal records for admissions; and 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, DC -- La Crosse Democrat Ron Kind joins House Republicans in striking down a rule that stops at least some Social Security disability recipients from buying guns. Kind joined four Wisconsin Republicans Thursday in dropping Barack Obama's rule to force the Social Security...
February 3, 2017 - 8:43am
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
October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Less than half the students taking Wisconsin's latest statewide achievement test showed they were proficient in English, math and science. Almost 383,000 youngsters took the "Forward Exam" this past spring -- and 41 percent of the public and private voucher school students...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
July 11, 2016
Wisconsin's battleground status now shaky; Madison protests bring no arrests; feds investigating H-D brakes; 14 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- It's still very early, but the presidential candidates and special interests have stayed away from Wisconsin in their advertising. And it could mean that the state is losing the battleground status it had for the past several White House contests. According to the Milwaukee...
July 11, 2016 - 8:19am
November 20, 2009
Lawmakers propose state microbe, motorcycle
A state legislator wants to pay homage to Wisconsin's dairy industry by declaring one of its key organisms as the official state microbe. Assembly Democrat Gary Hebl of Sun Prairie has introduced a bill to honor the Lacto-coccus lactis. It's a natural bacterium which ferments milk...
November 20, 2009 - 9:49am
Business leaders seek to save Erik Buell's motorcycle plant, after Harley-Davidson announces shut down
Walworth County business leaders are trying to save Erik Buell's motorcycle plant, after Harley-Davidson said it would drop the Buell line of sport bikes. Buell's been making them in East Troy since the 1980s, and Harley bought his business in '98 and kept it going. But after being...
October 20, 2009 - 9:24am
October 16, 2009
Harley-Davidson might start building motorcycles overseas someday
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson says it might start building motorcycles overseas someday. The company sells 30 percent of its bikes overseas now, and that figure could rise to 40 percent by 2014. India is one of the fastest-growing markets, along with China and eastern Europe. Harley...
October 16, 2009 - 9:00am
September 11, 2009
Harley-Davidson closes Wauwatosa plant this month
Fifty workers will be laid off when Harley-Davidson closes its plant in Wauwatosa this month. The closing is set for Sept. 25 and it is expected to remain closed through the end of the fourth quarter. Maybe longer. The company has notified the Department of Workforce Development...
September 11, 2009 - 9:00am
August 27, 2009
Harley-Davidson starts subsidiary in India, dealerships possible
Wisconsin Harleys will be roaring in India next year. The Milwaukee motorcycle company has started a subsidiary near Delhi - and it's looking for dealership locations in several major cities. India is world's second-largest motorcycle market. But Harley never jumped in because...
August 27, 2009 - 9:00am
July 16, 2009
Harley Davidson cuts another 1,000 jobs
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson says it will cut another 1,000 jobs, after its profit for the last quarter plunged by 91 percent. The famous motorcycle company reports total earnings of almost $20 million from April-June, down from $223 million in the same quarter of 2008. Revenues...
July 16, 2009 - 9:00am
May 26, 2009
One-million mile Harley-Davidson headed for Sturgis museum
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson is being criticized for giving its only known motorcycle with a million miles on it to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Sturgis, S.D. Former state Sen. Dave Zien of Eau Claire bought the 1991 FXRT when it was new and it hit the 1 million-mile mark April...
May 26, 2009 - 9:00am
May 20, 2009
Harley-Davidson won't build new plant in East Troy
Harley-Davidson has changed its mind about building a new plant in East Troy to consolidate its Buell Motorcycle division. The $10 million project was announced last week. But Harley spokeswoman Rebecca Bortner said executives took a fresh look at it, and decided that Buell can...
May 20, 2009 - 9:17am
August 25, 2008
Big Harley-Davidson birthday bash planned in Milwaukee
Harley riders are on their way to Milwaukee to celebrate the motorcycle legend's 105th anniversary. Harley-Davidson organized 105 starting points around the country that merge into 25 routes headed toward the company's home town. Thousands of riders are due in Wednesday. Over 100,000...
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am