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'She was just a good soul'
Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
St. Croix holds public transit open house
University's Accounting Society prepares to offer tax clinics
crime and courts
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
Falcon men clinch WIAC title
Memories resound as UWRF's Karges Center era closes
Small town kids, big league dreams
Darn that storm: Coffee concert canceled
Flu season settles in, officials continue to recommend vaccination
She's bringing song back; feel free to join
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/6/17 Special Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/7/17 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: For Sale By Bid - Used Band Uniforms
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/13/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/6/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Marian I. Hammer, 88
Shirley Holerud, 83
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Richardson Orr Farmer, 92
Roger N. Hines, 63
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
Real Estate Showcase
February 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am
February 22, 2017
Congressional 'Recess' not all play for local group
This week U.S. congressmen and women are supposed to be back home for what is called a district work period. Traditionally they've met with constituents in person at public Town Hall meetings, listening to comments and answering questions on upcoming issues of national importance....
February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
HUDSON — A dam project at Willow River State Park would receive a funding boost under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal announced Monday. The Republican...
February 22, 2017 - 9:58am
February 16, 2017
These four duke it out in city primary
There is a Tuesday, Feb. 21, primary election in River Falls for District 1 voters. There is also a statewide primary for Wisconsin superintendent...
February 16, 2017 - 4:57pm
Walker budget calls for more education funding
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker called for new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation last week to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican governor said the impact of Act 10 policies issued in 2011 have led to reinvestments in the state reflected in...
February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 7, 2017
University hosts talk on fake news, democracy
UW-River Falls is hosting a panel discussion, "The Effect of Fake News on Democracy," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in North Hall auditorium.The discussion is part of the Communication & Media Studies Department's Working Journalists Lecture Series.
February 7, 2017 - 3:09pm
February 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Kind joins House GOP in striking down Obama gun restriction; UW to review ban on considering criminal records for admissions; and 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, DC -- La Crosse Democrat Ron Kind joins House Republicans in striking down a rule that stops at least some Social Security disability recipients from buying guns. Kind joined four Wisconsin Republicans Thursday in dropping Barack Obama's rule to force the Social Security...
February 3, 2017 - 8:43am
February 2, 2017
Demonstrators declare: 'This is democracy'
Every day, school children around the country recite a pledge that promises 'liberty and justice for all.' Longtime town of Martell resident...
February 2, 2017 - 9:34am
February 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Harley denies report that it didn't want Trump with protesters; Parents of kids with seizures again push for pot oil treatment; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Harley Davidson denies a CNN report that President Donald Trump canceled a visit to Milwaukee for Thursday because the company was not "comfortable" hosting him amid protests. White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham confirms the cancellation, and CNN cites an unnamed...
February 1, 2017 - 8:31am
January 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Beloit College leader after threats: ‘Let us reject hate;' UW advises Muslim students not to leave U.S.; and 11 more state news stories
BELOIT -- Beloit College president Scott Bierman tells his campus community, "Let us reject hate together." That's after threats against two students at campus dorm rooms since last Friday. The private school says an anti-Semitic note was slipped past the door of a student's room...
January 31, 2017 - 7:36am
January 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State will soon seek Medicaid changes for childless adults; Feds: State ACT exam inadequate for federal accountability; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Childless adults would pay more for Medicaid, take drug tests and have their coverage limited to four years in a request the state will soon make to the Trump administration. State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz tells the Wisconsin State Journal the feds will soon be...
January 30, 2017 - 8:53am
January 25, 2017
River Falls Town Board: Caucusing, braving the elements
The River Falls Town Board held its caucus for the spring election. The caucus was Jan. 17 before the regular Town Board meeting. The election itself will take place Tuesday, April 4. Town Board Supervisor Brad Mogen called Chairwoman Diana Smith near the beginning of the caucus to...
January 25, 2017 - 9:40am
January 24, 2017
Assemblyman to hold in-district public meeting
Newly elected state Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls) has announced he will hold his first in-district session from 12-1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the UW-River Falls Hudson Center, 2501 Hanley Road in Hudson. This event is open to all residents of District 30 and will serve...
January 24, 2017 - 8:29am
January 20, 2017
In with the new, but let's salute the old
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, brought the inaugural in Washington D.C. of new President Donald Trump. Far away in River Falls, Vicki Cobian, W9593 710th...
January 20, 2017 - 3:01pm
January 17, 2017
Greater St. Croix Valley Legislative Day set for Feb. 8
MADISON -- Leaders from Dunn, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties will travel to the state capitol in Madison on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for the annual Greater St. Croix Valley Legislative Day.
January 17, 2017 - 7:00am