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River Falls Journal
Media schooled on River Crossing highway-surface project
St. Croix panel opposes proposal to shift assessments to counties
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
High speed chase ends with suspect taken from trunk of car
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
crime and courts
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Wildcats’ comeback falls short at state
Green Bay bound!
State tournaments on Comcast
Wildcat girls qualify for first state hoops tourney
Weekend Happenings, March 27-29
In River Falls, Easter eggs aren’t just for kids
One woman’s legacy brings enduring artistry to River Falls Church
Featured photo: Bear tracks
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Community Meeting- Park Master Plans
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/23/15 Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/6/15 Public Hearing re: Cernohous Rezone Request
Corrine Anne Drost, 75
Mary Anne (Frable) Hetrick, 64
Daniel H. Lay, 82
Richard F. Lasar, 86
Charles Edward "Ed" Hanson, 92
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Featured column: A class act: Character of River Falls students shines for all
Days Gone By
Featured syndicated column: Veto Threat? Transportation borrowing; ‘Iowa-caucus budget’
Featured column: River Falls Public Library notes
Get Out! Deals
November 30, 2009
Editorial: Jail lawsuits indicate lack of leadership
Six years ago St. Croix County and its insurance company paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of nearly 2,000 people who were unlawfully strip-searched at the jail. The county's insurance premiums climbed from $100,000 to nearly $400,000 annually, jailers were...
crime and courts / opinion
November 30, 2009 - 8:24am
June 26, 2009
New state budget passed by Wisconsin Senate could limit lawsuits regarding asbestos-related cancer
Rep. Kristen Dexter, D-Eau Claire, inserted a measure which protects companies that merged with asbestos manufacturers before 1972. It's designed to protect Crown Cork and Seal of Philadelphia. It has plants in Wisconsin which have paid out large damages after it bought a firm...
June 26, 2009 - 9:23am
October 27, 2008
Debt-related lawsuits jump 49 percent in state
More Wisconsinites are being sued for their past-due credit card bills and other debts. Large-money judgment cases rose 49 percent last year in circuit courts around the state and they're projected to jump another 16 percent this year. The defendants owe $5,000 or more on credit...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
More Chippewa Falls High band bus crash survivors file lawsuits
Sixteen survivors of the 2005 Chippewa Falls High School band bus crash have filed civil suits. The latest plaintiff got his case in just before yesterday's deadline under the three-year statute of limitations. The crash killed five people on Interstate-94 near Osseo in the overnight...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 29, 2008
Four lawsuits filed in Chippewa Falls High Band bus crash
With the statute of limitations about to expire, four more lawsuits have been filed in Chippewa County Court. The suits were filed on behalf of victims of an October 2005 wreck involving a high school bus. Truck driver Michael Kozlowski has been sued 14 times, with two of the cases...
September 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Forest County rejects millions in claims from Crandon shootings
Forest County has set the stage for a possible lawsuit from relatives of the Crandon murder victims. The county rejected damage claims which seek millions of dollars. Attorney Charles Bohl said the county took no action in a 120-day time limit. It means the claims are automatically...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
March 6, 2008
Assembly says no to nuisance lawsuits
Wisconsin's attorney general could no longer file public nuisance lawsuits under a bill passed by the state Assembly. The vote was 58-37 Wednesday night to ban those suits, unless there are clear violations of state laws. The bill now goes to the Senate. It stems from a nuisance...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am