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Award-winning teacher shares techniques to nuture learning
Two hurt in Hwy. 65 crash late Tuesday afternoon
Gifts for Gregory’s
Organizers’ plea: Reach out and help neighbors
Futons from the past reused as bags for the present
crime and courts
Seven Cats All-BRC football
WIAA state football finals on Comcast
Wild Side: How should we manage novel ecosystems?
Living the dream; Baseball's been good to Herum, Feyereisen
River Falls’ Annie Frisbie wins state cross country title
Weekend Happenings: Nov. 21-23
They want your blood
Deep freeze doesn’t spoil his sunny side
Featured photo: geese
Meyer Middle School celebrates veterans
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/15/14 Public Hearings - Ord. 2014-4
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 12/9/14 Public Hearings - Ord.2014-12; Vacate Right-of-Way
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/1/14 Business Affairs Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/2/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/1/14 Town Board Meeting
John T. Gay, 81
Jean M. Hagen, 89
Stephen D. Gaertner, 67
Anna Wagner, 92
Days Gone By: Howard N. Nelson and his Model A Ford
Days Gone By: 1964 Halloween
Days Gone By: Carl T. Johnson
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