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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
May 12, 2014
Miller a finalist for Rock County administrator
The Beloit Daily News reported Tuesday Pierce County Administrative Coordinator JoAnn Miller is one of three finalists for the Rock County Administrator position.
May 12, 2014 - 11:49am
May 1, 2014
Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin’s voter ID law; State plans appeal
Wisconsin's attorney general promises to appeal yesterday’s federal court ruling yesterday that struck down the state's photo ID law for voting. District Judge Lynn Adelman of Milwaukee issued a 70-page decision in which he said there's virtually none of the voter fraud that...
May 1, 2014 - 9:26am
April 29, 2014
Hudson resident announces state Assembly candidacy as a Libertarian
Hudson resident Laurie Kroeger said Friday, April 25, that she will run in the fall elections for State Assembly on the Libertarian Party ticket...
April 29, 2014 - 8:44am
April 25, 2014
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker signed 55 bills into law Wednesday. The various laws covered a wide range of issues, from requiring registration by out-of-state sex offenders who move to Wisconsin, to a bill co-authored by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf which requires snowmobiles used for DNR...
April 25, 2014 - 9:36am
April 18, 2014
Rep. Kind plans listening session in RF
U.S. Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) will hold a listening session 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 22, in River Falls. “Traveling around western...
April 18, 2014 - 9:27am
April 4, 2014
Schroeder, O'Connell win seats on County Board
The Pierce County Board of Supervisors gained three new Supervisors after Tuesday's election. While not official, Brian O'Connell defeated...
April 4, 2014 - 3:32pm
Salaries for non-union county employees listed
The following are the 2014 salaries for county non-union managers, department heads and supervisors after the Pierce County Board approved a...
April 4, 2014 - 11:04am
March 24, 2014
Area incumbent to seek re-election to Wisconsin Legislature
BALDWIN – State Assemblyman John Murtha said Monday, March 24, he will seek another term in office.. Murtha, a Republican from the 29th...
March 24, 2014 - 12:01pm
March 18, 2014
Mass held for Merle & Lawrence Klug, former business owners, community servants
A double-funeral will take place Wednesday, March 19th at St. Bridget Catholic Church for Merle and Lawrence Klug, longtime River Falls residents who owned and operated the former Walvern Manor & Restaurant and later, the Walvern Supper Club, now the site of Coach's Bar &...
March 18, 2014 - 4:39pm
Sen. Vinehout column: Lobbyists and Corporations 2; Voters 0
Should it be easier for lobbyists to contribute to campaigns? Should corporations spend more money to ask their employees to make campaign contributions?...
March 18, 2014 - 10:49am
March 13, 2014
Bill Parks for Pierce County Sheriff fundraiser
A fundraiser for Pierce County Sheriff candidate, Bill Parks, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course, 163...
March 13, 2014 - 10:11am
February 18, 2014
'Call to Caucus' for GOP March 1
The Republican Party of St Croix County will have a "Call to Caucus" Saturday, March 1. The caucus will begin at 10 a.m. at the New Richmond...
February 18, 2014 - 10:03am
February 17, 2014
River Falls mayoral candidate Mike Wharton: The rest of his response
The Feb. 13 print edition of the River Falls Journal accidentally left off some final comments by Mike Wharton who is running in the Feb. 18 mayor’s primary in River Falls. The following are the omitted portions of Wharton’s response about his candidacy: There is an opportunity...
February 17, 2014 - 8:42am
January 23, 2014
Administrator, mayor 'state' what's up for city
Mayor Dan Toland and City Administrator Scot Simpson presented The State of the City--a seven-minute video covering the city’s 2013 highlights--at...
January 23, 2014 - 10:32am
January 8, 2014
Only one race set for Pierce County Board
April will be a lackluster election month for county-level offices in Pierce County. Only incumbents are officially running for 14 of the 17 seats on the Board of Supervisors. A former board member is challenging one incumbent, and there is no formal candidate for an Ellsworth...
January 8, 2014 - 11:05am