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MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
Narcan credited for saving lives in Hudson, beyond
Update: Amish crash victims in 'good' condition
New feed store stresses customer service
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Fish still kings in the North
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
River Falls Legion takes third in Mankato tournament
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
RFPD has biggest "Torch Run" year yet
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Every person has a fair story
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 7/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/25/17 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/17 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/17/17, Case No. 17-CV-129, Valerie Sowa
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Amended Ad For Bids - 2017 Mill & Overlay
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Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Ruth E. Afdahl, 82
Russell V. Tauferner, 92
Dorothy Esther Johnson, 83
Library Notes: Reading children's books is good for the soul
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
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November 13, 2009
Wisconsin races to capture major money in Obama's education program
Wisconsin can get $150 to $250 million in President Obama's Race to the Top education program, but it will have to beat out a group of other states. The education department announced the application process Thursday. The deadline is Jan. 19 to apply for the first round of federal...
November 13, 2009 - 9:28am
Obama orders review of Hasan's past, as two Wisconsin soldiers are honored
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a visitation in Kiel today for Army Sergeant Amy Krueger, one of the 13 soldiers killed at Fort Hood. The visitation and Saturday's funeral will both be held at Kiel High School, where the 29-year-old Krueger graduated in 1998. Krueger...
November 13, 2009 - 9:00am
November 9, 2009
Obama will attend a memorial service for soldiers killed and injured at Fort Hood
President Obama will attend a memorial service tomorrow honoring 13 soldiers killed and 30 others wounded at Fort Hood last Thursday. Two soldiers from Wisconsin died and four others from the Badger State were injured. And all but one of those soldiers were members of the same...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
November 5, 2009
Looks like Obama White House drastically overestimated jobs saved or created by stimulus
There are signs that the Obama White House drastically overestimated the number of Wisconsin jobs created or saved by the economic stimulus program. The government said more than 10,000 Wisconsinites have jobs thanks to what Washington has done. But the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
Obama tells Madison crowd that states must reform education to guarantee a strong future
President Obama told a Madison audience Wednesday that Wisconsin and other states must reform education to guarantee a strong economic future. The president spoke to 250 students and others at Wright Middle School. On the first anniversary of his election, the Democrat Obama said...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said president didn't squeeze him to run for governor
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett met with President Obama for a couple of minutes in Madison Wednesday. And Barrett said they did not bring up the question of whether he'll run for governor next year. Barrett has not denied reports that the White House wants him to run and the state...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
November 4, 2009
Obama plans to praise state's educational innovations in today's talk in Madison
When President Obama speaks in Madison today, the White House says he'll praise Wisconsin for coming up with innovative ways to improve education. But none of them have passed the state Legislature yet, and some are getting resistance from lawmakers in both parties. On Monday,...
November 4, 2009 - 9:00am
October 30, 2009
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier whose body was returned to the U.S. Thursday. They were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where the bodies of Nikolas Mueller, 26, of Little Chute and 10 others were delivered. The soldiers were killed Monday in two...
October 30, 2009 - 9:02am
October 2, 2009
Obama defends nomination of former State Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler to federal judgeship
President Obama is defending his nomination of former State Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler to a federal judgeship. That's after some Republicans criticized it Thursday. Menomonee Falls Congressman Jim Sensenbenner said Butler was voted off the bench in a statewide election...
October 2, 2009 - 9:26am
October 1, 2009
State Supreme Court justice removed by voters gets lifetime appointment as federal judge
The first person in 41 years to be removed from the Wisconsin Supreme Court by the voters could soon be elevated to a federal judgeship. President Obama nominated Louis Butler Wednesday to replace Judge John Shabaz of Madison, who retired earlier this year. Butler was chosen over...
October 1, 2009 - 9:47am
September 11, 2009
Kohl meets with Obama on health care reform
Wisconsin's Herb Kohl was among a small group of moderate Senate Democrats who met with President Obama Thursday on health care reform. Kohl is part of a new working group that hopes to get federal spending under control. He told the president that the U.S. spends almost 2.5 times...
September 11, 2009 - 9:00am
September 10, 2009
Obama's call to end bickering on health care spurs wrangling
President Obama told Congress last night "the time for bickering is over" on health reform. But there was more of it than ever both during and after the Democrat's 50-minute speech on Capitol Hill. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Menomonee Falls, said Obama spread his own misinformation,...
September 10, 2009 - 9:00am
September 3, 2009
Less than half of Wisconsinites approve of the job President Obama is doing
For the first time, less than half of Wisconsinites approve of the job President Obama is doing. Survey USA polled 600 Wisconsin adults last week, and 45 percent gave the president a favorable rating. That's down from 50 percent in the last poll a 1.5 months ago. Fifty-percent...
September 3, 2009 - 9:24am
August 18, 2009
Milwaukee mayor released from hospital; Obama calls him
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett still has gashes on his head and face, a broken tooth, two teeth knocked out and a broken hand. Despite his injuries, Barrett was released from the hospital yesterday. He also got a call from the president. President Obama released a statement Monday...
August 18, 2009 - 9:00am
July 31, 2009
Letter: Devil is in the details
Several months ago Obama admonished Congress that it must be fiscally responsible and have a "pay as you go" policy. Right. I ignored this as just rhetoric, considering how much the president had spent and was planning on spending. I just received an e-newsletter from U.S. Rep....
July 31, 2009 - 2:32pm