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‘Green day’ on the Kinni for Montessori students
Finance Committee OKs $8 million for Willow River dam
No bus needed for this field trip
End of an era for River Falls public safety
DNR: Eagle killed in St. Croix County was shot
crime and courts
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
New running club for young girls is looking for helpers
Wildcats clinch first ever BRC baseball title
Hudson boys, River Falls girls win BRC track titles
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Fun with Ole and Lena
Weekend Happenings May 29-31
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Help those in Nepal by checking out this garage sale
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/4/15 Land Use Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/1/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 6/4/15 Board of Review Notice
TOWN OF CLIFTON: Noxious Weeds Notice
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 2015-16 Liquor License Renewals
David A. Bohatta, 65
C. Les Gaylord, 87
Virginia Rodli, 101
Louellyn Wilma Reiss Nestingen
Florence Soares, 97
Days Gone By: Cigar Factory in River Falls
Featured syndicated column: Public tax dollars that go to pay for vouchers brings outcry
Poetic lines 300 years old still resonate
Get Out! Deals
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