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Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and Discover Wisconsin shine spotlight on dairy industry
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
crime and courts
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
RF ready to make 'Torch Run' again
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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May 15, 2013
Area state senator greets Dalai Lama
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) welcomed the Dalai Lama to Wisconsin Tuesday, May 14, during his two-day visit to Madison to give...
May 15, 2013 - 11:42am
May 13, 2013
Hospital volunteers visit Madison
Local people visited Madison April 23 for the Wisconsin Hospital Association's annual Advocacy Day event. River Falls Area Hospital president...
May 13, 2013 - 9:25am
May 8, 2013
Legislators seek domestic-abuse advocates
Wisconsin lawmakers are being asked to provide advocates who could accompany domestic abuse victims at any stage of the cases against their attackers. Assembly Assistant Majority Leader Jim Steineke proposed the measure. He said many abuse victims feel alone. They hesitate to come...
May 8, 2013 - 1:41pm
April 26, 2013
Many implore legislators
BALDWIN -- The Joint Committee on Finance, made up of state senators and assembly members, met for seven hours April 18 to gather testimony from...
April 26, 2013 - 9:54am
April 18, 2013
Committee gathers hours of budget-related testimony in Baldwin
The Joint Committee on Finance, made up of Wisconsin senators and Assembly members, met in Baldwin for seven hours Thursday to gather testimony...
April 18, 2013 - 2:17pm
April 12, 2013
Supreme court justice marks milestone
April 12, 2013 - 10:12am
March 27, 2013
Assemblyman proposes woodchuck-hunting season
Woodchucks would no longer be a protected species in Wisconsin under a bill that's being drafted by a state Assembly Republican. De Pere Representative Andre Jacque proposes a hunting season for woodchucks that would run from March through December. Hunters and trappers could take...
March 27, 2013 - 12:13pm
March 18, 2013
Ag Day in Madison
Pierce County Farm Bureau members attending Ag Day in Madison on March 6 included, left to right, Phil Verges, Monica Krings, Ray Matzek, John...
March 18, 2013 - 10:06am
March 14, 2013
Budget woes worry western Wisconsin schools
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) knew she was on the hot seat when she showed up at Osceola High School on March 7. School officials...
March 14, 2013 - 9:10am
March 13, 2013
Tax reciprocity deal still unresolved
While a key issue was settled, Wisconsin commuters hoping for a break from the cost and inconvenience of filing income tax returns at home and...
March 13, 2013 - 12:16pm
Locals lobby in Madison
Around 30 business, industry, civic, education and government leaders from the St. Croix Valley made their way to Madison Wednesday, Feb. 6 for...
February 13, 2013 - 2:49pm
January 26, 2013
Area lawmakers assigned to state legislative panels
Members of the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly took their oaths of office last week and have new committee assignments for the 2013-14 session. The two-year state budget and a mining bill are expected to be highlights of this session. Gov. Scott Walker was set to deliver his State...
January 26, 2013 - 7:00am
January 16, 2013
Should school safety transcend tax limits?
A Wisconsin senator wants to let public schools exceed their state-mandated taxing limits to improve their safety, but the head of the Assembly says he won't go along with the idea. Democrats agreed in 2009 to let schools exceed their revenue limits by a total of $86 million to...
January 16, 2013 - 2:36pm
December 13, 2012
Gov. Walker stops in New Richmond to talk
Gov. Scott Walker stopped at Bosch Packaging Technologies in New Richmond Thursday, Dec. 13, for an hour-long visit to the local manufacturer. The...
December 13, 2012 - 1:24pm
November 5, 2012
Parents of high-school-age drivers might want to take note
Wisconsin Act 164 went into effect Nov. 1 banning first-time drivers from driving while using a cellphone. The law was passed last spring. "I...
November 5, 2012 - 8:21am