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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
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
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
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
July 8, 2009
Wisconsin's bid for GM small car plant was one-fifth of Michigan's offer
Wisconsin's governments would have given General Motors almost $200 million to put its new small car plant in Janesville. And that was only one-fifth of what Michigan put up to win the new factory for Orion Township. According to media reports, Michigan's total offer was close...
July 8, 2009 - 9:00am
May 6, 2009
UPDATED: Pick your plants starting Wednesday
UW-River Falls Horticulture students grew a wide variety of plants to sell 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday near the north entrance of the University...
May 6, 2009 - 12:28pm
April 20, 2009
GM plant at Janesville ends production this week
The General Motors' plant in Janesville will shut down for good this week. About 100 workers have stayed around to finish an order of a small to medium duty trucks for Isuzu. But that work will end on Thursday and most of the employees will be laid off then. A few others will...
April 20, 2009 - 9:26am
November 12, 2008
PSC turns down Cassville coal plant
Alliant Energy of Madison says it's unlikely it will appeal Tuesday's rejection of a new coal-fired power plant on the Mississippi River in Cassville. The state Public Service Commission voted 3-0 against the $1.3 billion project. They said the price tag was too high, and it would...
November 12, 2008 - 9:00am
November 10, 2008
Analyst says it's 50/50 on Cassville power plant approval
A Milwaukee utility analyst says a new coal-fired power plant in Cassville probably has a 50-50 chance of being approved on Tuesday. The state Public Service Commission is scheduled to act on the $1.3 billion project by Alliant Energy of Madison. David Parker of Robert W.
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 29, 2008
PSC expect hearings on Cassville power plant to be fiery
State regulators expect to get an earful this week about a proposed new coal-fired power plant in Cassville. The Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on the project this afternoon (Monday) in Cassville, and Tuesday in Portage, which is said to be an alternate site. Alliant...
September 29, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Supporters rally in Madison for Cassville power plant
About 200 people rallied in Madison Wednesday in favor of a proposed coal-fired power plant on the Mississippi River in Cassville. Farmers, union leaders, and environmentalists got behind the Alliant Energy project in the face of rising costs and public opposition.
September 11, 2008 - 9:00am
September 8, 2008
600 Kimberly paper mill workers to lose jobs today
About 600 paper-mill workers in Kimberly are losing their jobs today (Monday) when the New Page plant shuts down. They're not going down quietly. Over the weekend, 3,000 people rallied at an event called "Paper-maker Pride," and the crowd held signs demanding the company to either...
September 8, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
High gas prices might extend life of St. Paul Ford plant
High gas prices might have actually saved the Ford Ranger plant in St. Paul Minn., where a good number of Wisconsinites work. The Detroit News says the nation's No. 2 auto-maker is thinking about running the assembly line for the small Ranger pick-up two years longer than originally...
June 26, 2008 - 9:00am
June 4, 2008
GM to close Janesville plant; state wants money back
General Motors said Tuesday it will close its 89-year-old SUV plant in Janesville by 2010, and there are no plans to have any other vehicles built there. The announcement is more than an economic blow to the southern Wisconsin community which has long identified itself with car making. The...
June 4, 2008 - 9:00am
June 3, 2008
New owner of power plant promises switch from coal to wood
The new owner of a coal-fired power plant in Cassville says it will burn wood waste instead. DTE Energy Services of Ann Arbor, Mich., said last week it would buy the EJ Stoneman plant from the parent company of the Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. State and federal regulating...
June 3, 2008 - 9:00am