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River Falls Journal
All aboard for another year
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Parking permit enforcement to begin
Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Featured photo: Lake George
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
June 10, 2009
More affluent cities could use up to 15 percent in state aid
Wisconsin's more affluent cities and villages would lose up to 15 percent of their state aid under the proposed budget. That's what the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau said Tuesday. It released a breakdown of what each local government would get. The aid is being cut by...
June 10, 2009 - 9:00am
May 27, 2009
Madison judge will decide wrongful death suit in Zimmermann case
A judge in Madison plans to decide by next Friday whether to proceed with a wrongful death suit in last year's slaying of University of Wisconsin student Brittany Zimmermann. Her relatives and fiancé said authorities were negligent in responding to Zimmermann's apparent call for...
May 27, 2009 - 9:09am
Police start collecting racial data on stopped drivers in 2011
If you're stopped for a traffic violation, the officer will take note of your race and send that data to Madison starting in 2011. The state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee endorsed that move Monday, to determine if officers are hassling minorities. Gov. Jim Doyle's proposed...
May 27, 2009 - 9:00am
May 6, 2009
Pfizer Inc., will use Wisconsin's embryonic stem cells in research
University of Wisconsin-Madison's embryonic stem cells will help the world's largest drug maker look for new therapies. Pfizer Inc., has signed a license agreement with the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Chief scientific officer Ruth McKernan says Pfizer will explore a...
May 6, 2009 - 9:00am
January 26, 2009
Promoter dies at monster truck show in Madison
Authorities in Madison say the death of a monster truck show promoter at a performance Saturday night was a "tragic accident." But federal safety officials will have the final word after they investigate. George Eisenhart, 41, Chardon, Ohio, was announcing the event when he was...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Forbes says Madison is the place to go for a job
If you need a job, you're more likely to find one in Madison than any other U.S.
January 6, 2009 - 9:00am
December 12, 2008
Madison dispatcher said she never heard screams
The Madison 911 dispatcher who took Brittany Zimmerman's call just before she was murdered said the background noise did not indicate anyone screaming. That's what Rita Gahagan told investigators and those comments were released Thursday, along with other records about the 911 center's...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Stillwater grad pleads guilty to Madison murder
A 2006 Stillwater (Minn.) Area High School graduate, who moved to Madison to attend college, has admitted to murdering a Madison man in his home....
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Head of Madison's 911 center unsure why dispatcher didn't hear coed's screams
The interim head of Madison's 911 center is still not sure why a dispatcher never heard screams or a struggle when Brittany Zimmermann called just before she was killed. But Kathy Krusiec says numerous steps have been taken to prevent future problems, including the failure to call...
December 3, 2008 - 9:00am
October 28, 2008
Obama to skip Madison appearance
It does not appear that Barack Obama will reschedule the Madison campaign visit he canceled last week. The Democrat was expected to address a huge crowd outside the State Capitol on Thursday, but he visited his ailing grandmother in Hawaii instead. Gov. Jim Doyle, one of Obama's...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
In the Front Row: Win or lose, Madison's always a good time
Go figure. My first Badger game in 29 years and it gets blown out by Penn State. My very first trip to Madison was in 1979. I was attending Marquette University in Milwaukee, and since Marquette didn't have a football team, a few friends and I decided to road trip to Madison for...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Unidentified body found in state park near Madison
A partially-decomposed body was found in a state park near Madison and Dane County authorities are trying to figure out what happened. A ranger at Lake Kegonsa State Park found the body a little before 6 p.m. Monday while doing prairie restoration work. Sheriff's deputies said the...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Badger Rose Bowl team to be honored Saturday during Akron game
The University of Wisconsin's 1998 Rose Bowl championship team will be honored in Madison this weekend. Running back Ron Dayne and a host of other players will be recognized at Saturday's Badger season opener against Akron. They'll also attend a private reception Friday...
August 28, 2008 - 9:00am
August 21, 2008
Warhawks picked to win fourth straight
MADISON -- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the defending NCAA Division III champion, is the preseason favorite to win the 2008 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) football title, according to the league's sports information directors. The Warhawks, ranked No....
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
UW-Madison gets $9 million from feds for stem cell study
The federal government is giving almost $9 million to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to further investigate a major stem cell discovery from last fall. Three projects are aimed at putting last fall's discovery into action - the idea that reprogrammed human cells can be converted...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am