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Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Job-site thefts, Ellsworth fire
Home visit leads to felony charges against Prescott couple
St. Croix County towns slated for broadband funding
Wisconsin roundup: After winter’s sucker punch, concerns turn to melting snow; more state news stories
City moves forward with Glen Park plans
crime and courts
Say it ain't snow!
Netters squeeze in a win
UWRF to host girls' hoops camps
Track sweeps Mustang Open
RF netters open with win
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/25/18 Coffee with Superintendent
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board Re-Organizational Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/23/18 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC: 4/25/18 Annual Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Initial Resolution: Bonds- Parks & Public Grounds
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Hudson Physicians welcomes Greg Barlow, PA-C
UW-River Falls annual colt sale set for May 5
Fresh ideas for area business owners offered through workshop
Travis named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-River Falls
Place a Business Announcement
Stephen C. Vorwald
Cheryl Ann McCarten
James R. Knippel
Leola Catherine Marek
Delphine Rose Johnson
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Mike Thompson for School Board
Letters to the editor: Scientifically literate, not liberal; Thank you, plow drivers
Out in Leftfield column: The soundtrack of my life
Sarah Nigbor column: Finding my roots, and Finnish ones at that
Arts Minded column: It's almost Gala time!
From this Perch: The Palmetto Bug Stomper*
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March 23, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: State’s jobless rate now at record-low 2.9 percent; more state news stories
MADISON — The State Department of Workforce Development's newly released report shows Wisconsin's unemployment rate hit a record low in February....
March 23, 2018 - 10:12am
January 16, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Sparta arrest is Pierce County man's 6th for OWI; more state news stories
SPARTA — A 55-year-old man arrested during an early Monday traffic stop has a court appearance scheduled for Tuesday. Scott Fedderly of Spring...
January 16, 2018 - 1:45pm
July 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Rumored taproom legislation prompts bill for legislative heads-up; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A Republican lawmaker wants to end last minute surprises in the state budget. Rep. Scott Allen of Waukesha has proposed a bill to...
July 10, 2017 - 8:27am
June 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment rate second-lowest on record; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin's unemployment rate is the second lowest on record. State labor officials on Thursday announced a seasonally adjusted...
June 16, 2017 - 8:12am
March 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: New bill would ban state payments for state employee abortions; Walker still 65K short of 2010 job promise; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- More state government employees in Wisconsin would have to pay for their own abortions as part of a new Republican bill.
March 13, 2017 - 8:58am
January 11, 2017
Wal-Mart plans to cut hundreds of headquarters jobs this month
Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to cut hundreds of jobs before the end of January, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the...
January 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 7, 2016
Creamery plans second expansion in 3 years
ELLSWORTH -- The Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery recently announced an expansion to the Ellsworth production facility will soon get underway and continue through early 2017. Construction trailers have already arrived at the facility and foundation work began after Labor Day.
September 7, 2016 - 10:14am
June 17, 2016
State's jobless rate at 15-year low; pigs, python and wolves make Wisconsin news; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate is the lowest it's been in 15 years. The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the unemployment rate dropped to from 4.4 percent in April to 4.2 percent in May. That's the lowest it's been since March 2001. The...
June 17, 2016 - 8:48am
June 14, 2016
Wisconsin gas prices above $2.50; Hudson's Knudson seeks targeted voter-ID education; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's average gas price is above $2.50 per gallon for the first time this year. The automotive group AAA says the statewide price for regular unleaded is 13 cents higher than the national average as of Tuesday morning. WBAY-TV says it's partially because of the repairs...
June 14, 2016 - 8:28am
September 25, 2014
Pierce boasts state's lowest jobless rate; St. Croix is fourth
Pierce and St. Croix counties had the lowest and fourth-lowest rates of unemployment among 72 Wisconsin counties last month, according to Department of Workforce Development figures released Wednesday. Pierce County's unemployment was 3.4 percent, down from July’s rate of 4.2 percent....
September 25, 2014 - 10:13am
June 28, 2013
St. Croix County’s May unemployment rate is 4.4%
On June 26, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary May 2013 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties. St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 4.4%, which is lower than April’s rate of 5.2% and March’s rate of 6.1%. One year...
June 28, 2013 - 12:28pm
Tax credit fuels job creation at River Falls NELA firm
Commerce Secretary Richard Leinenkugel visited River Falls Jan. 28 to announce $108,000 in economic development tax credits awarded to NELA Ternes...
January 28, 2010 - 5:00pm
November 9, 2009
Census Bureau will hire 47,000 people in Wisconsin
The U.S. Census Bureau will hire 47,000 people in Wisconsin to help conduct next year's census. Most will visit the homes of people who don't return the forms they'll get in the mail next March. The nation's annual population count takes place every 10 years. It not only tells...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
November 6, 2009
Doyle thanks Fond du Lac today for keeping Mercury Marine there
Gov. Jim Doyle will meet with employees and officials of Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac today (Friday). The governor's office says Doyle will thank the community, the company, and others for doing what was needed to keep the outboard motor plant in Wisconsin. Hundreds of union workers...
November 6, 2009 - 9:00am
November 5, 2009
Looks like Obama White House drastically overestimated jobs saved or created by stimulus
There are signs that the Obama White House drastically overestimated the number of Wisconsin jobs created or saved by the economic stimulus program. The government said more than 10,000 Wisconsinites have jobs thanks to what Washington has done. But the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am