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River Falls Journal
Highway bridge now surfaced
Rep. Kind plans listening session in RF
Score! River Falls does on standardized tests
River Falls Police sergeant earns FBI training credentials
No-wake boating restriction in effect on St. Croix River
crime and courts
Wild Side: Tiny insects and changing climate threaten majestic hemlocks
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
Youth state bowlers
Donation leads to green hair
UWRF hosts Ag Day April 22
How do you feed hungry firefighters? RFHS students know how
Weekend Happenings: April 18-20
St. Bridget Youth donate $510 to food shelf
arts and entertainment
Eva M. Boese, 96
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Debra A. Sears, 55
Dr. Raymond V. Anderson, 91
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/21/14 Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/21/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 5/1/14 Rescheduled Plan Commission Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TROY: Public Hearing & Review - Comprehensive Plan Amendments
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Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
May 7, 2010
River Falls spring clean-up began Monday
Each May, a spring clean-up is conducted for 12 days at the Waste Management transfer station located at 250 Summit Street. It begins the second...
news / events
May 7, 2010 - 9:34am
March 31, 2010
Letter: She calls for responsible people so no one needs to pick up discards
TO THE EDITOR: It's spring again and, with the snow melting, all the litter and garbage accumulating over winter is now visible on all our roads. I am one of the volunteers who pick up all that mess. I pick my road many times a summer. It never even lasts for 24 hours before more...
opinion / letters
March 31, 2010 - 3:13pm
December 14, 2009
Town of River Falls: New flood zone map may require flood insurance for some; new electronics recycling laws
Zoning Administrator Jerome Rodewald discussed the updated Pierce County flood plain map at last week's Town Board meeting. The map, which is developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is more accurate than before because it is now digitalized. Rodewald said...
politics / government
December 14, 2009 - 9:57am
September 23, 2009
Manufacturers may need to recycle old computers and TVs
It could soon be against the law to throw away computers, TVs and other electronic devices. The Wisconsin Assembly voted 57-37 Tuesday to make those manufacturers arrange to recycle their old products. They contain toxic chemicals, and the bill's supporters say our groundwater would...
September 23, 2009 - 11:00am
August 31, 2009
Madison aims for October to start recycling plastic bags
People in Madison might have to start recycling their plastic bags by the end of October. The City Council voted 17-1 in June to make people drop off their shopping and other plastic bags at collection centers. And Tuesday, the Council will be asked to approve $32,000 in funding....
August 31, 2009 - 9:18am
June 10, 2009
Senate passes bill to have manufacturers pay for disposal of TVs and computers
The makers of TVs and computers would have to make to sure their obsolete products get recycled in Wisconsin, under a bill passed by the state Senate. The vote was 23-10 Tuesday to make electronics' manufacturers register with the Department of Natural Resources, give the government...
June 10, 2009 - 9:02am
June 1, 2009
Public hearing Wednesday on mandatory TV and computer recycling
A public hearing will be held Wednesday on a Wisconsin bill to force the makers of TVs and computers to have their obsolete products recycled. Madison Democrats have tried for years to pass such legislation and it's expected to be easier now that their party's in charge. But Assembly...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am
July 3, 2008
Records established at spring clean sweep
A pharmaceutical collection was introduced and a record number of vehicles plus a record amount of waste were recorded at this spring's Pierce County Clean Sweep. The mid-April event attracted 397 vehicles, an increase of 78 over the 319 attending in the spring of 2007, according...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Hundreds participate in the county's spring electronics recycling program
Some two and one-half tons of lead has been removed from St. Croix County homes following the annual spring electronics recycling program Saturday. The amount represents the estimated total taken form a combined 858 computer monitors and televisions turned into the government center...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Drop off electronics Saturday
All St. Croix County residents are invited to participate in the first of two electronics collections this year from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 14, at the Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road. All electronic items will be accepted for a fee (cash or check) including complete computers...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
March 7, 2008
St. Croix seeks public input on recycling program, law
In an effort to engage the public in identifying and discussing recycling needs and concerns, St. Croix County is holding a public issues identification meeting to review the overall recycling program and ordinance. Local citizens, elected officials, waste haulers and fire department...
March 7, 2008 - 12:00am
March 6, 2008
Correction: electronics waste and recycling
A story about electronics waste and recycling last week stated that Public Works Administrative Assistant Sue Wang said the city uses the same e-waste prices and regulations that Pierce County uses. Wang actually said Pierce County regulates the recycling program, but that Waste...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am