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Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
UWRF professor’s new rose a winner
Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
crime and courts
Wildcat gymnasts heading to state; girls regional hoops champs
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Get a look at the stars
Check out businesses of the future
Dignity quilts donated
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Public Hearings - Storm Water Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/10/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 3/12/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Paul Daniel Hoffmeyer, 71
Sonja C. Johnson
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
Get Out! Deals
April 2, 2009
Come for Earth Day presentation
Bill Christofferson, longtime Democratic campaign consultant, activist and author of "The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Sen. Gaylord Nelson," will speak about Earth Day and the late U.S. Wisconsin senator from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the River Falls Public Library. Christofferson...
April 2, 2009 - 12:20pm
March 18, 2009
Monthlong library presentation looks at climate change effects on northwoods ecology
Starting Saturday and continuing through Thursday, April 26, the River Falls Public Library will host a number of events centered around the...
March 18, 2009 - 8:37am
March 5, 2009
Public hearings to be held on Doyle's budget; one in Eau Claire
The state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee will start hearing from Wisconsinites later this month about the governor's proposed state budget. The panel will hold day-long public hearings March 23 in Sparta, March 25 in West Allis, March 27 in Eau Claire, March 30 in Racine,...
March 5, 2009 - 9:00am
January 28, 2009
City applauds longtime worker
At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Don Richards called everyone's attention to the outstanding service of 30-year public works employee David Luka. He made streets signs, plowed roads wearing a Santa hat, maintained playgrounds and tended to several kinds of city infrastructure....
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Nomination paper problems for some State Superintendent candidates
Two of the five candidates for state public school superintendent have problems with their nomination papers. And if Lowell Holtz and Todd Price don't solve them by 5 p.m. Friday, they may not be on the ballot for the Feb. 17 primary. Both candidates said they had technical problems...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
College students learn records may be open, courtesy not a given
The goal of the experiment was to determine if local public records are truly accessible to ordinary citizens. Thirty-eight UW-River Falls students who took part in an open records aud3it learned the answer is nearly always yes. But that doesn't mean all area officials give up the...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
School enrollment dips, could spell trouble later
While the school district's long-range planning shows modest growth, the number of students attending River Falls public schools dropped by 28 this fall and stands at 2,948. "It was very much a surprise," admitted Finance Director Chad Smurawa, adding that state aid won't be cut...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
State AG wants laws changed to allow schools and police to share records
Wisconsin's attorney general says privacy laws need to be changed, so police and schools can share more information in the name of public safety. J.B. Van Hollen announced a series of proposals today (Wednesday) to a panel made up of state lawmakers and others concerned about school...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Competitors wanted for Flower Show
Have some fun at the River Falls Public Library Flower Show and take advantage of the beautiful bounty of summer flowers available in gardens and area roadsides. With classes for both adults and youth (age 14 and under) and several categories to choose from, everyone can get involved. The...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
RFC-TV 16 brings home seven awards
The Wisconsin Association of PEG (Public, Education, Government) Access Channels declared seven award winners from River Falls' cable station RFC-TV 16.
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am