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Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Dog rescued from river; traffic cones shouldn't be worn
Governor Walker visits Freedom Park, Team Oil
crime and courts
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
Meyer Middle Schooler heads to nationals rodeo
Four Wildcats All-BRC
Falcon Roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
River Falls Cheerleading opens for youth
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - New School Buses
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/26/17 Special Meeting re: Board Retreat
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/27/17 Liquor Licenses Hearing
TOWN OF TROY: 7/6/17 Plan Commission Meeting
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
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Dorothy Esther Johnson, 83
Jon K. Volkmann, 54
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January 13, 2010
River Falls student graduates with high honors from MSOE
Emily Knowlen, River Falls, was the class respondent for Milwaukee School of Engineering's Fall Commencement in November. She graduated with...
January 13, 2010 - 3:44pm
December 3, 2009
School system considers supplying free condoms
Wisconsin's largest school district is thinking about giving free condoms to students, to reduce the risk of sexually-transmitted diseases. A Milwaukee School Board committee will take up the idea next Tuesday. Milwaukee Public Schools' health coordinator Kathleen Murphy says more...
December 3, 2009 - 11:33am
November 12, 2009
Milwaukee's police chief and the UW-M chancellor join forces to fight crime near campus
Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn and University of Wisconsin-Madison chancellor Carlos Santiago will meet soon to talk about crime-fighting efforts near the campus. Santiago says the campus itself is "extraordinarily safe," but safety needs to improve on the streets next to the school....
November 12, 2009 - 9:20am
Soldier killed at Fort Hood honored tonight at Milwaukee school
A Racine County soldier killed in the Fort Hood massacre will be honored tonight at a college in Milwaukee where he used to teach. Bryant and Stratton College is holding a candle-light vigil for Russell Seager, 51, of Mount Pleasant. He started teaching there in May of 2005 in the...
November 12, 2009 - 9:00am
November 11, 2009
New Midwest Airlines owner plans to bring back old service levels in Milwaukee
The new owner of Midwest Airlines plans to bring back its old service levels in Milwaukee. Republic Airways says it will add 800 jobs over the next year at Midwest facilities in Milwaukee and Oak Creek. The firm is consolidating operations in response to new competition from low-fare...
November 11, 2009 - 9:33am
November 6, 2009
Idling truck carrying swine flu vaccine stolen in Milwaukee
One man has been arrested, and Milwaukee police are looking for two others who stole a truck carrying 900 doses of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine. It happened about 7:50 p.m. Thursday, while the truck was running idle outside of a school where almost 2,000 people were vaccinated earlier...
November 6, 2009 - 9:19am
October 30, 2009
We Energies coal-fired power plant in Oak Creek is finally up and running
After years of court battles and construction delays, a power plant near Milwaukee is finally up and running. The first of two coal-fired units in Oak Creek is now at 25 percent of its capacity, and We Energies' CEO Gale Klappa says the output will reach 50 percent in the next few...
October 30, 2009 - 9:33am
October 29, 2009
State wants overdue sales tax payments from Milwaukee for weed removals
When a city government cuts excess weeds, and bills property owners for it, the state considers that a "landscaping service." And the landowner must pay a sales tax. That was news to Milwaukee officials, which recently got a $208,000 bill from the state to pay overdue sales taxes...
October 29, 2009 - 9:00am
October 26, 2009
Obama encourages Milwaukee's mayor to run for governor
The White House is apparently trying to get Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to run for governor, saying it's the best chance for Democrats to keep the office. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Dan Bice says both a White House aide and Barrett supporters confirm that President Obama...
October 26, 2009 - 9:24am
The man accused of attacking Milwaukee's mayor is due back in court today
The man accused of attacking Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is due back in court this morning. A judge will review the results of a mental exam for Anthony Peters, 20. And his lawyer will say whether he'll challenge the test results, or ask for a trial date. Peters is said to have...
October 26, 2009 - 9:04am
October 23, 2009
Milwaukee native says she's paying a high cost to be a Good Samaritan
Sometimes, it does no good to do good. A Milwaukee area native learned that lesson in the past year. Stephanie McCanles of Los Angeles was back home last November when she backed up her car at the airport to help a stranger with a dead battery and sheriff's deputies gave her a $164...
October 23, 2009 - 9:21am
October 20, 2009
Governor ready to give control of Milwaukee schools to mayor; Dems opposed to plan
Gov. Jim Doyle says he has enough legislative support to hand control of the Milwaukee schools over to the mayor. But leaders in his own party are saying not so fast. Assembly Democratic Finance co-chairman Mark Pocan says he can't see how a school district run by City Hall would...
October 20, 2009 - 9:33am
Sarah Palin speaks in Wisconsin Nov. 17
Sarah Palin will speak in suburban Milwaukee next month. The former Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska governor will appear Nov. 6 at State Fair Park in West Allis. Wisconsin Right to Life is sponsoring the event, just 11 days before Palin's memoirs will be released....
October 20, 2009 - 9:15am
October 13, 2009
Milwaukee might get one-fifth the money it received in 2000 to urge people to fill out Census forms
Wisconsin's largest city might only get one-fifth the money it received 10 years ago to urge people to fill out their Census forms next spring. Milwaukee spent a $0.5 million in state and city funds in 2000 to make sure as many as people as possible were counted. But administration...
October 13, 2009 - 9:43am
Most Patrick Cudahy workers are back on the job
It's been three and a half months since a fire destroyed about a quarter of the Patrick Cudahy meat plant near Milwaukee. Union president John Eiden says all but 60 of his 1,400 members are back on the job. And he praised the community, other unions, and various non-profit groups...
October 13, 2009 - 9:00am