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Area man worked behind the scenes to 'get things done' at the RNC convention
Russ Feingold to visit River Falls tonight
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
River Falls advances in Legion State Tourney
Rain alters Legion State Tourney schedule
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Weekend Happenings July 29-31
Around River Falls, mid-summer gardens bloom with colorful splashes
Featured photo: Storm
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy "Dodie" Sazama age 75
Frederick "Fritz" Anding, 87
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Real Estate Showcase
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
March 6, 2013
Democrats shun spokesman for Walker-Dahmer comparison
The state Democratic Party will no longer use Graeme Zielinski as its chief spokesman after he compared Gov. Scott Walker to Milwaukee serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. He made the comments via three Twitter entries March 1 following the end of the John Doe investigation into Walker's...
March 6, 2013 - 2:31pm
January 31, 2013
Wisconsin total deer harvest continues increasing trend, sets archery buck record in 2012
MADISON -With data entry nearly complete, hunter-supplied numbers indicate that 366,747 deer were harvested in Wisconsin for the 2012 seasons,...
January 31, 2013 - 3:00pm
August 1, 2012
Harsdorf announces re-election campaign
Joined by friends and family at her rural River Falls home, state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) announced the kickoff to her re-election...
August 1, 2012 - 8:13am
May 24, 2012
City of River Falls gives absentee voting update
Tens of thousands of Wisconsin residents are already taking advantage of absentee voting for the June 5 recall election, according to the Government...
May 24, 2012 - 2:22pm
May 4, 2012
May 8 primary will select Democrat for June recall election
Five candidates will be on the primary ballot next week to choose a Democrat to face Gov. Scott Walker in the June recall election.
May 4, 2012 - 10:13am
March 30, 2012
It's official: Recall elections set for May 8, June 5
The Wisconsin elections panel voted today to hold separate recall elections against Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. The Government Accountability Board unanimously certified just over 900,000 petition signatures for the Walker recall effort and about 809,000 signatures...
March 30, 2012 - 3:37pm
March 23, 2012
Homeowner shoots intruder, avoids charges
No charges will be filed against a homeowner in Slinger who shot and killed a 20-year-old man who ran into an enclosed porch to hide from the police. Washington County District Attorney Mark Bensen said the unidentified homeowner acted in self-defense under Wisconsin's new "Castle...
March 23, 2012 - 12:22pm
January 27, 2012
Locals help deliver Walker recall petitions to Madison
She hoisted the bankers box of recall petitions to her shoulder, holding it there with her right hand and sauntered triumphantly down the line,...
January 27, 2012 - 10:06am
January 18, 2012
Falk announces she's running against Walker
Former Dane County executive Kathleen Falk announced this morning that she will run for governor in a recall election against Gov. Scott Walker. Falk...
January 18, 2012 - 9:02am
November 22, 2011
Four hunters die, three sustain injuries as 2011 gun hunt continues
Since the beginning of Wisconsin's gun deer season Nov. 19, authorities report four known deaths and a few instances of injury among the orange-clad deer hunters. The latest victim is Elmer Schuh, 80, of rural Brillion. His body was found Nov. 20 after a 2 ½ hour search of a wooded...
November 22, 2011 - 12:52pm
November 21, 2011
Hunters register 112,581 deer opening weekend of 2011 season; kill up 5.6 percent
MADISON - Among more than 600,000 hunters who headed afield Saturday morning for Wisconsin's annual gun-deer opener, more than one in six were successful by Sunday evening. A preliminary call-in tally showed hunters registered 112,581 deer over the two day period. "As I listened...
November 21, 2011 - 4:29pm
October 19, 2011
Florida snowbird nabbed overbagging sunnies in Sawyer County
HAYWARD -- State Conservation Warden Tom Heisler of Winter was already working an overbagging case when he spotted another busy angler on popular Lake Chetac in Sawyer County. "I saw it. There were four fishing lines. The law allows three. And, he was catching a lot of fish," Heisler...
October 19, 2011 - 4:24pm
August 8, 2011
Guard unit trains to help Afghani farmers improve techniques
The Wisconsin National Guard's 82nd Agribusiness Development Team recently completed three intense weeks cultivating the knowledge and skills needed for next year's Afghanistan deployment. The 82nd ADT spent more than two weeks at Fort McCoy, honing basic warrior tasks such as land...
August 8, 2011 - 3:25pm
July 14, 2011
Proposed redistricting shakes up 3rd District
Wisconsin Republicans released their proposed congressional redistricting map Friday, which was met almost immediately with Democrats' cries of partisanship. Among other changes, the proposed plan would add a section of central Wisconsin to Rep. Ron Kind's 3rd District, absorbing...
July 14, 2011 - 3:58pm
Wisconsin's new Job Creation Agency launched
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), billed as the state's new job creation and business incentive financing agency, marked...
July 14, 2011 - 11:59am