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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
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
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
August 24, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ditch trip; cable connections; warned not to shoot dogs
Deputies responded at 10:34 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, to W2812 Highway 29 in Spring Valley for a report of a man and a woman yelling in the ditch....
News/crime and courts
August 24, 2016 - 9:28am
August 22, 2016
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
St Croix Valley Master Gardeners will wind up its summer tours with a visit to Future Farm and Fuel LLC, at 2047 County Road E (north of Baldwin and west of Hwy. 63) for its Thursday, Aug. 25 meeting. Future Farm and Fuel represents a new system of growing produce for market in which...
August 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 16, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Unhappy at home; suspicious creepers; fair-goer strikes child with cane to obtain a better view
Deputies were called to a Spring Valley address on 410thStreet at 12:09 p.m. Aug. 8 because a juvenile was upset with living arrangements. Police...
News/crime and courts
August 16, 2016 - 10:22am
August 15, 2016
Kinnickinnic Town Hall security takes center stage
The Kinnickinnic Town Hall on County Road JJ is in need of a security update, according to the Town Board at its Aug. 2 meeting. “Indications of tampering,” improper use of the Town Hall’s recycling center, and concerns for the safety of those who work in the building led the...
August 15, 2016 - 9:53am
Clifton solicits bids for new town hall; referendum also on the way
The Clifton Town Board is soliciting bids for construction of a new town hall. Speaking at the Aug. 2 Clifton Town Board meeting, Supervisor Joe Rohl presented a Request for Proposal he'd drawn up for the building project. The RFP provides a step forward, following many months of...
August 15, 2016 - 8:38am
August 4, 2016
‘It was kind of heroic’
Clyde Hudson is presented with a citizen commendation by Police Chief Gordon Young and officer Chris Gottfredson during the regular City Counil...
August 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am
July 29, 2016
Around River Falls, mid-summer gardens bloom with colorful splashes
As summer warmth flourishes, so do summer gardens. When driving through River Falls, a person is likely to see vibrantly colored gardens on Second...
July 29, 2016 - 5:00am
April 13, 2016
Get ready: Blue Bikes will be rolling into River Falls
After a long winter -- and an even longer transition from that winter to spring -- wouldn’t it be nice to take a bike ride with the sun on...
April 13, 2016 - 2:15pm
March 25, 2016
Walker: New name might get GOP nomination; Wisconsin pays highest electricity rates; Cruz snipes back at Trump in Badger State; seven more state news stories
DANE – Gov. Scott Walker is back in the presidential primary spotlight, but not for endorsing a Republican candidate. He's taking the opposite approach, telling national media Thursday that in a contested GOP national convention, someone other than the remaining three candidates...
March 25, 2016 - 8:16am
March 21, 2016
Absentee voting underway; Walker still riding GOP fence; leftover turkey-hunting permits; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Voters wanting to cast their ballots early in the April 5 primary can vote absentee starting Monday. You can make your choice for president, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and all local positions. Most election offices in Wisconsin are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reminder:...
March 21, 2016 - 8:36am
March 18, 2016
St. Croix County burning ban launched
HUDSON -- St. Croix County officials know dry conditions will likely return here, in spite of a soaking rain that dowsed much of the area starting Tuesday, March 15. When they do, the county will have a new resource -- the Red Flag alert system -- to handle widespread burning bans....
March 18, 2016 - 12:42pm
March 15, 2016
Learn about waterway at 2016 St. Croix Summit
The biggest and best conference yet about the St. Croix River will take place at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on March 22-23. The...
March 15, 2016 - 8:46am
March 14, 2016
Learn about Emerald Ash Borer at homeowner seminar
Emerald Ash Borer is a destructive, invasive insect that kills ash trees by feeding in the vascular system of trees. This pest has killed millions...
March 14, 2016 - 10:23am
March 11, 2016
UW Regents weaken faculty tenure protections; Bradley's affair not ethics violation, attorney says; Kloppenburg cops to Lincoln flub; seven more state news stories
MADISON – University of Wisconsin faculty members will get fewer job protections under a new tenure package the Board of Regents approved Thursday. The UW measures will let chancellors terminate instructors for poor job performance, and lay them off if their programs are cut for...
March 11, 2016 - 7:51am