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Area jobless rates remain low
New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Sharing Families: Nine families still ‘unadopted’
Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
Judge gives River Falls attacker 9 years; victim: ‘I can finally begin again’
crime and courts
Willow River State Park lake has different look
Wild Side: Many plants still green in November
Four Wildcats All-BRC volleyball
Troy Burne’s Snyder honored by PGA
Wildcat soccer falls in OT in state semifinal
Two friends can ‘ride on’ thanks to the generosity of the one
River Falls kicks off the holidays with River Dazzle
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
Croix Chordsmen plan Christmas concerts
Another food drive: ‘Grumpy Old Men’ out again to bring joy to River Falls
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Ordinance 2015-02 (Rename Frontage Rd. #1)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Substation Switchgear
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2015-05 - Amend Section 17.120.020(C)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Norman J. Reiss Estate; Case No. 15PR71
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Jeffrey Nelson Estate; Case No. 15PR70
Margaret Rachel "Arnine" Gavin, 93
Phyllis Ann McGinnis, 89
Russell Peterson, 71
Marjorie Ann Hildebrandt, 86
Elizabeth Jane Oostendorp, age 83
Featured column: Woodworking: My unforgettable Thanksgiving Day: Wieners, glorified rice, making do
Featured Letter: Bravo, ‘Cinderella’
Featured letter: Contagion: Honesty
Featured column: 2016 fall election could decide fate of popular social programs
February 6, 2009
Letter: Need foresight to preserve open space
The City Council recently passed a resolution to begin a study regarding the development of Phase III of the White Tail Ridge Business Park.
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Open lunch privileges changed for 2009-10
High school students who want to leave campus for lunch must wait until they're juniors and earn the right by keeping their grades up, not being tardy and not getting in trouble. A previously divided school board unanimously approved a school committee's recommendations that go into...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Editorial: Open records mean not giving the run-around
Wisconsin Statute 19.31 is clear: Because a representative government depends upon an informed electorate, it is the state's public policy that "all persons are entitled to the greatest possible information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those officers...
opinion / government
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Helminen takes Wisconsin State Open
Ryan Helminen, Appleton, is the Wisconsin State Open golf tournament champion. Helminen won the tournament with a score of 5-under-par. The tournament was played at the Eau Claire Golf and Country Club. That was four strokes better than his closest competitors; Mike Johnston of...
August 21, 2008 - 9:00am
Stricker finishes in Top 10 at British Open
Steve Stricker of Madison quietly had a Top 10 finish at the British Open. While Greg Norman dominated the headlines and Padraig Harrington won his second straight Open, Stricker rose eight places up the leader board Sunday to tie for seventh place with eight other golfers. ...
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Traffic almost back to normal on Milwaukee-Madison I-94
After two weeks, traffic is almost getting back to normal on Interstate 94 between Milwaukee and Madison. Both westbound lanes are open again, but one eastbound lane is expected to remain closed for most of the day while workers put the finishing touches on making them safe. Both...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Only one area state park remains closed
It's safe to plan a trip based on camping in the state parks. Of the 10 state parks in west central Wisconsin just one has been closed by heavy rains and floods, said officials with the state Department of Natural Resources. "There are campsites available," said Jean Rygiel, west...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Stricker 29th at U.S. Open
Steve Stricker of Madison tied for 29th at the U.S. Open golf tournament. He shot a one-over-par 72 Sunday to finish at eight-over-292 at Torrey Pines near San Diego, Calif. Stricker made his first cut in five tries. He said he was happy with his play after taking a couple weeks...
June 16, 2008 - 9:00am
June 12, 2008
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: OPEN BOOK & BOARD OF REVIEW
The Town of River Falls Open Book will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. A quorum of town board members may be present at Open Book. The Town of River Falls Board of Review will meet on Monday, June 23, 2008 from 6:30 - 8:30 P.M. Both the Open Book and Board...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Stricker, Kelly tee up today at U.S. Open
Four present and former Wisconsinites will tee it up today (Thursday) at the 108th U.S. Open golf tournament near San Diego. Madison PGA pros Jerry Kelly and Steve Stricker are part of the 156-player field at Torrey Pines. Middleton native Jon Turcott, who's on the Nationwide...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Wisconsin Dells is 90 percent up-and-running
Don't let the draining of Lake Delton keep you away from Wisconsin Dells.
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Memorial tournament winner to play at Milwaukee PGA tourney
Milwaukee's PGA tournament got some good news Tuesday. Kenny Perry, who won the Memorial Tournament last weekend, has committed to play in the U.S. Bank Championship July 17-20 at Brown Deer Park. Perry is skipping the British Open that week. He's also taking a pass on next week's...
June 4, 2008 - 9:00am
May 29, 2008
Wisconsin State Parks June 8 Open House/Free Fishing
Looking for an affordable Sunday family activity? Here's a rare deal -- free admission on June 8 to all Wisconsin state parks, forests and trails during the open house.
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Open campus policy up for review
Are the days of students coming and going from the high school for lunch numbered? The tradition of an "open campus" in River Falls will be scrutinized in the next two months. After getting feedback from high school administrators, the school board will consider whether to keep...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am