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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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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