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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
Ethel Louise Johnson
Cheryl Ann McCarten
James R. Knippel
Leola Catherine Marek
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Mike Thompson for School Board
Woodworking column: Long live the 4th Estate!
Views from the Right column: The problem with fairness
Viewpoint: Invest in success, Science Olympiad pays it forward
Letters to the editor: Scientifically literate, not liberal; Thank you, plow drivers
Out in Leftfield column: The soundtrack of my life
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February 13, 2013
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
August 1, 2012
Harsdorf announces re-election campaign
Joined by friends and family at her rural River Falls home, state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) announced the kickoff to her re-election...
August 1, 2012 - 8:13am
July 27, 2012
Ted Nugent stumps for Tommy Thompson
Rock legend Ted Nugent says Tommy Thompson will crush the "embarrassing scourge" of political correctness if he's elected to the U.S. Senate. Nugent, a fervent gun-rights supporter, performed for about 200 Thompson supporters the night of July 26, in Sturtevant, west of Racine....
July 27, 2012 - 12:11pm
April 19, 2012
Bill becomes law, protects kids
River Falls police Investigator Chuck Golden and his family look on as Gov. Scott Walker signs into law a bill Golden initiated. Last week Walker...
April 19, 2012 - 9:49am
April 17, 2012
Democrat seeks 29th District Assembly seat
Jim Swanson, a Democrat, will announce his candidacy for the 29th District seat in the Wisconsin Assembly Thursday. The 29th District is currently...
April 17, 2012 - 8:31am
April 9, 2012
Lawmaker vows to revive bill to prevent political auto calls
Freshman Representative Andre Jacque of the Green Bay area says if he's re-elected, he'll re-introduce a bill that adds "robo-calls" to the popular do-not-call list for telemarketers. His measure went nowhere in the most recent session. Jacque said folks complained about getting...
April 9, 2012 - 11:13am
March 30, 2012
Cell-phone ban applies to young drivers
It will be against the law for Wisconsin's youngest drivers to use their cell phones behind the wheel after Governor Scott Walker signed a bill in Milwaukee March 29 that prohibits drivers with instruction permits and probationary licenses from using wireless devices. The Assembly...
March 30, 2012 - 11:48am
March 28, 2012
Crowd protests "Castle Doctrine" law
Over 160 people marched in West Bend the night of Sunday, March 25, calling for a repeal of Wisconsin's new "Castle Doctrine" law. The law assumes that property owners are justified in killing intruders. The law was used for the first time last week, when Washington County's district...
March 28, 2012 - 3:06pm
February 15, 2012
New fields: Former farmer, prof claims she'd bring fresh governing approach
Saying she has the right mix of life experience and experience in state government, Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, has announced she'll run for governor in the anticipated recall election. Vinehout, 53, whose district now encompasses most of Pierce County, has represented District...
February 15, 2012 - 2:42pm
February 13, 2012
Locals bridge legislative distance
A group of about 30 volunteers traveled from River Falls' home counties of Pierce and St. Croix, as well as Dunn and Polk counties, to the annual...
February 13, 2012 - 10:44am
Governor candidate excites River Falls crowd
Democrat State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, who has announced her bid to run for governor in the expected summer recall election, spoke before a large...
February 13, 2012 - 10:42am