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Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River and more
Liberty Road project funding in place
crime and courts
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Graetz goes deep in Cats' win over Mustangs
Registration opens for St. Croix Composite and Hudson mountain bike teams
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
Library to host ‘Maltese Falcon’
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/20/17 Cemetery Committee Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-09, -10 and -11
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017 Annual Spring Clean-up
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
James D. Foster, 93
Carolyn S. Marske, 76
George E. "Bud" Perry, 82
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
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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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
February 8, 2012
Vinehout enters governor-recall race
Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, who represents a large portion of Pierce County in the Wisconsin Senate, announced today that she will run for governor...
February 8, 2012 - 1:27pm
January 30, 2012
Elections ahead, so are rules
Last year during the volatile state senate recall drive and follow-up election, the city took complaints about clusters of campaign signs, especially those posted on public right-of-ways. This year, with another state recall election looming and the presidential election in November,...
January 30, 2012 - 9:21am
January 27, 2012
Locals help deliver Walker recall petitions to Madison
She hoisted the bankers box of recall petitions to her shoulder, holding it there with her right hand and sauntered triumphantly down the line,...
January 27, 2012 - 10:06am
January 20, 2012
Committee votes to change sex education
The Wisconsin Assembly committee voted today to undo what the Democrats did in 2010 - and again force sex education classes to stress abstinence. The education panel sent the measure to the full Assembly on a party line vote, with Republicans supporting the changes. For a year-and-a-half,...
January 20, 2012 - 11:24am
January 16, 2012
Local woman enters Assembly race
Though fall elections are far ahead, River Falls resident Diane Odeen told the Journal Friday, Jan. 6, that she will seek election to Wisconsin's...
January 16, 2012 - 10:24am