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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Real Estate Showcase
July 18, 2013
Empty building may have buyer from St. Croix Co. agency
The County Market building in southern New Richmond, which has been sitting empty since Dec. 31, 2006, may finally have a new purpose. The Administration Committee for the St. Croix County Board voted Monday to recommend that the Health and Human Services offices be moved to the former...
July 18, 2013 - 8:14am
July 12, 2013
Editorial: State budget should be limited to dollars, sense
Wisconsin lawmakers and the governor apparently have a different understanding of the meaning and purpose of a budget than the rest of us. They’ve taken what should be a statement of expenditures and proposals for financing them and folded in a series of unrelated items that evidently...
July 12, 2013 - 9:27am
July 3, 2013
Letter: No, not big government to protect another helpless life
Pro-choice advocates accuse pro-lifers of ignoring women’s rights. But their argument omits one key fact.
July 3, 2013 - 2:42pm
Letter: Wisconsin’s water resources at risk sooner than imagined
By Zack Lyon, River Falls The state Legislature needs to be aware of a possible decision that I believe would be an incredible mistake made if passed. I am talking about the decision to potentially hinder the public’s ability to defend against possible high-capacity wells from...
July 3, 2013 - 2:17pm
Part of Clifton winery proposal passes; River Falls address frac-sand mining
After months of heated debate about the Bellevinez Winery, the Clifton Town Board voted Tuesday night, July 2, to recommend to Pierce County a conditional use permit for the winery -- minus the proposed restaurant.
July 3, 2013 - 10:31am
June 21, 2013
Editorial: Time to decide: Which is the party of big government?
Time to decide: Which is the party of big government? Democrats usually get stuck with the “big government” label. There’s some justification. The party tends to support and expand public safety regulations and social, health and educational programs, especially for those...
June 21, 2013 - 9:53am
May 15, 2013
Knudson expects some increase in state aid for schools
State Rep. Dean Knudson told the small group of people who attended his listening session Saturday at the Hudson Area Library that he expects...
May 15, 2013 - 4:24pm
May 3, 2013
Knudson announces listening sessions, encourages constituent input and discussion
State Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold three listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member of the...
May 3, 2013 - 9:22am
April 2, 2013
Dan Pearson elected Troy chair
Based on unofficial results Daniel Pearson has been elected chair in the town of Troy. Pearson defeated David Hense 333-157. Supervisors Sue...
April 2, 2013 - 9:37pm
February 19, 2013
Roggensack, Fallone declared winners in Supreme Court race
With virtually all state votes tabulated in the primary election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, incumbent Pat Roggensack and challenger Ed Fallone have been declared winners and will face each other in the April 2 spring election. Another challenger in the primary, Vince Megna,...
February 19, 2013 - 8:50pm
February 5, 2013
Pierce County ADA charged with OWI-2nd
An assistant district attorney for Pierce County was arrested on a second drunken driving charge last weekend following the investigation of...
crime and courts/News/politics
February 5, 2013 - 2:02pm
January 24, 2013
Local lawmakers respond to Gov. Walker's State of State Address
With a re-election bid 21 months away, Gov. Scott Walker reviewed his accomplishments thus far and promised to "double down" on efforts improve...
January 24, 2013 - 3:38pm
November 7, 2012
Republicans all re-elected to area posts
Republicans were winners in area elections Tuesday (District results are partial totals, but indicate winner): Congress (7th Dist.): Kreitlow (D) 134,379; Duffy (R) 174,234 State Senate (10th Dist.): Olson (D) 29,436; Harsdorf (R) 45,328 State Assembly (30th District): Odeen (D)...
November 7, 2012 - 12:01am
November 6, 2012
Republicans lead in many northern Wisconsin races
Republicans continue to do well in St. Croix County and northern Wisconsin. Results include: --7th Congressional District: Sean Duffy (Rep.) 77,304; Pat Kreitlow (Dem.) 55,156 with 40 percent of votes recorded. --10th State Senate: Sheila Harsdorf (Rep.) 19,284; Daniel Olson (Dem.)...
November 6, 2012 - 10:01pm
Republicans faring better in St. Croix County
Republicans are faring well in St. Croix County in early returns. Congressman Scott Duffy leads Democrat Pat Kreitlow (13,282-8,994). Republican State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf leads Democrat Daniel Olson (14,371-8,108). Republican state Rep. Dean Knudson leads Democrat Diane Odeen (7,053-4,524)....
November 6, 2012 - 8:53pm