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Stifter movin' on: Goodbye university, hello City Hall
Area man worked behind the scenes to 'get things done' at the RNC convention
Russ Feingold to visit River Falls tonight
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
crime and courts
River Falls advances in Legion State Tourney
Rain alters Legion State Tourney schedule
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Weekend Happenings July 29-31
Around River Falls, mid-summer gardens bloom with colorful splashes
Featured photo: Storm
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy "Dodie" Sazama age 75
Frederick "Fritz" Anding, 87
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Real Estate Showcase
January 8, 2009
Feingold teams with McCain on anti-pork measure
Get ready for another McCain-Feingold shake-up. The senators who brought you federal campaign reform now have a plan to attack pork barrel spending. Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., and U.S. Sen.
January 8, 2009 - 9:00am
October 16, 2008
GOP cuts McCain ads in state
State Republicans say there's no way John McCain will give up on winning Wisconsin. That's after the Republican National Committee stopped its independent TV ads on McCain's behalf. They ended Tuesday, just before McCain and Democrat Barack Obama held their final presidential debate...
October 16, 2008 - 9:00am
Milwaukee police unions endorse McCain over Obama's ACORN ties
The McCain campaign continues to press the Obama campaign on the issue of alleged vote fraud and two Milwaukee police unions have endorsed McCain for President, in part they say because of Obama's past ties to the voter registration group ACORN. Milwaukee Police Association...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
McCain takes the gloves off in Waukesha
Republican John McCain will wrap up his two-day Wisconsin campaign swing in La Crosse this morning (Friday). Thursday, McCain and running mate Sarah Palin made their biggest attacks yet on Democrat Barack Obama - who regained a double-digit lead in the Wisconsin polls this week. Still,...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
McCain visit to La Crosse being planned
It has not been announced yet - but Republican White House candidate John McCain is said to be planning a visit to La Crosse on Friday. The La Crosse Tribune says the campaign is still trying to nail down an exact location. The downtown Riverside Park is among the places being considered. McCain's...
October 7, 2008 - 9:00am
October 3, 2008
Pulling out of Michigan, McCain to step up Wisconsin efforts
Republican John McCain will step up his efforts to win Wisconsin after he basically conceded Michigan Thursday. His campaign says it will scale back its Michigan resources and put them instead in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Maine. McCain is trying to win at least couple close states...
October 3, 2008 - 9:00am
September 19, 2008
In Green Bay, McCain call's out Biden on tax comment; poll shows dead heat race in Midwest
In Green Bay Thursday night, Republican John McCain attacked Democratic running mate Joe Biden's claim that paying more taxes is patriotic for the wealthy. McCain got the loudest applause from the crowd of 11,000 when he said, "It's just plain dumb to raise taxes in a tough economy."...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Wisconsin now split even over Obama - McCain
An independent poll puts Barack Obama and John McCain in a statistical dead-heat in Wisconsin's presidential race. The Atlanta firm of Strategic Vision gives the Democrat Obama a 46-43 percent lead over the Republican McCain. The gap is the same as the poll's margin of error of...
September 11, 2008 - 9:00am
September 2, 2008
Delegates told Wisconsin may be pivotal state for McCain
If John McCain carries Wisconsin, he'll win the presidency in November. That's what Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels told Wisconsin's 77 convention delegates Sunday in St. Paul. Both major parties say Wisconsin is one of at least a dozen swing states which may determine the final...
September 2, 2008 - 9:00am
August 26, 2008
Former Democratic delegate campaigns for McCain
The former Hillary Clinton delegate from Racine County who said she'd rather vote for Republican John McCain than Barack Obama is making a national splash today (Tuesday). Bartoshevich of Waterford was scheduled to appear at a news conference for McCain in Denver where the Democratic...
August 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 19, 2008
Energy policy touted by Obama, McCain campaigns
Energy policy was the topic with the Obama and McCain campaigns in Wisconsin. At University of Wisconsin-Madison, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty makes the pitch for John McCain, whose focus on energy includes the nuclear option. "It's going to take a federal government and a president...
August 19, 2008 - 9:00am
August 14, 2008
McCain closing in on Badger state
Wisconsin's presidential race is tightening up. Early polls gave Democrat Barack Obama a double-digit lead over Republican John McCain. But more recent polls have reduced the margin. Today (Thursday), the independent Atlanta firm of Strategic Vision gives Obama a five-point lead...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
At Racine campaign stop McCain accuses Obama of playing race card
In Racine Thursday, Republican John McCain accused Democrat Barack Obama of making race an issue in the presidential campaign. After a town hall meeting, McCain told reporters he agreed with his campaign manager Rick Davis who said Obama played the race card on Wednesday. The Democrat...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
McCain meets with WI delegate bounced by Dems
She's the Democrat who says she's going to vote for John McCain. The Republican presidential candidate spent some time with Debra Bartoshevich Thursday. Bartoshevich is the Racine County woman who lost her seat with the Wisconsin Democratic delegation to the national party convention. She...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
UPDATED: McCains visiting Hudson; candidate opposes farm subsidies
HUDSON - Sen.
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am