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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured reader letters
Featured reader letters
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Real Estate Showcase
December 15, 2008
GAB finds 11 percent of voters did not match state lists
About 11 percent of Wisconsin's voters last month had names or ID numbers that did not match the state's computerized voter list.
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Doyle gives dire view of state's problems to Congress
After giving the U.S. House Appropriations Committee a dire view of the state government's finances, Gov. Jim Doyle said he was "cautiously optimistic" that Washington will provide more help. However, he says he will not include such help in his next state budget proposal. ...
December 12, 2008 - 9:00am
December 10, 2008
Despite budget hole, DHS wants big increase in state funding
Wisconsin's health care agency is asking for a billion dollar increase in state funding as the governor and lawmakers prepare to grapple with a massive budget shortfall. Next year alone, the Department of Health Services is asking for a 19-percent increase in state funding and it...
December 10, 2008 - 9:00am
December 4, 2008
Wisconsinites 17th healthiest in nation
Wisconsinites are the 17th healthiest among folks in the 50 states. That's according to the annual ranking from the United Health Foundation. The survey cited a high rate of binge drinking, with almost 24 percent of adults doing it. Just over a quarter of state residents are obese,...
December 4, 2008 - 9:00am
November 26, 2008
Legislator wants smoking ban in state budget
Sen. Judy Robson, D-Beloit, wants Gov.
November 26, 2008 - 9:00am
November 21, 2008
State budget hole now worst in history
Wisconsin is now facing its worst budget deficit in history, according to Michael Morgan, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration. Morgan issued that statement in the annual DOA budget report issued Thursday. In the report, DOA officials noted that the state will...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Brule River State Forest expands
The Brule River State Forest is on track to expand by 80 acres after a land acquisition was approved at the Natural Resources Board meeting Oct. 22. Gov. Jim Doyle must now approve the proposed purchase before the state forest can act. Dave Schulz, superintendent of the Brule River...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Badgers will have a healthy offensive line against Spartans
The University of Wisconsin Badgers may finally get their first-string offensive line back for Saturday's game at Michigan State. Senior...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Doyle predicting $3 billion state deficit
Gov. Jim Doyle predicts a $3 billion deficit in the next state budget, but Republicans say he's exaggerating. Assembly Speaker Rep.
October 16, 2008 - 9:00am
October 6, 2008
New strategic plan will guide state park system for next 5 years
A recently completed strategic plan will guide management of the Wisconsin State Parks System over the next five years, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. It emphasizes park services and amenities that park users and stakeholders told DNR...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Audit finds state paid more for outsourcing printing
A state audit says the Gov. Jim Doyle administration was wrong when it thought it could save money by having a contractor do printing work instead of state employees. Actually, the Legislative Audit Bureau said the state could have saved $616,000 by having 35 state workers do what...
October 3, 2008 - 9:00am
September was safest on state roads since World War II
Wisconsin just finished its safest September for traffic deaths since World War II. Fifty people were killed in crashes throughout the state last month. That's down from 82 last September. The Department of Transportation says drivers have been slowing down and driving less due...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Study says Wisconsin factories performing better than elsewhere in U.S.
A new study says Wisconsin's factories have performed better than their U.S. counterparts over the last decade and fewer workers had lost their jobs. The U.S. Business and Industrial Council said the state's manufacturing production rose by 28.5 percent from 1997 through last year. That's...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Helminen takes Wisconsin State Open
Ryan Helminen, Appleton, is the Wisconsin State Open golf tournament champion. Helminen won the tournament with a score of 5-under-par. The tournament was played at the Eau Claire Golf and Country Club. That was four strokes better than his closest competitors; Mike Johnston of...
August 21, 2008 - 9:00am
July 31, 2008
State Fair starts today in West Allis
The 157th annual Wisconsin State Fair begins today in West Allis. Fair officials and vendors are hoping for a strong turnout despite the economic downturn and declining attendance at other festivals so far this summer. Dave Schmidt of the Wisconsin Bakers Association says gas prices...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am