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Wisconsin roundup: Group says proposed change would protect bad landlords; more state news stories
Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
UW-River Falls to host seminar on marketing livestock
Zimmerman: Reward teachers who perform, set good examples
Get to know the District 10 primary election candidates
crime and courts
Basketball: Girls pick up first win
Falcon Roundup: 3 named All-Region football
Growth spurt: Cats start 2-0 in BRC
Boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers light things up
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/16/17 Special Meeting Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/18/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 12/18/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
LAIRD YOUTH LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION: 2017 Annual Report Available
Russell L. Hinshaw
Albert Gerald Timmerman
Florence Catherine Simon
Abbie Jean "Tudy" Poliak
Letters to the editor: Discrimination with a smile; Support for local candidates
Viewpoint: It could happen to you
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Woodworking column: A couple of zanies on WCCO
A view from an economist: Use of data
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December 19, 2012
Auditors, UW, tangle about broadband
State auditors want to know where the 26 UW campuses will get their Internet service starting in summer 2013. All UW schools are currently on Wisc-Net - a non-profit group that provides high-speed Web service to the university, public libraries, and most K-12 school districts throughout...
December 19, 2012 - 4:11pm
December 17, 2012
Utility pro hangs up hard hat
River Falls Municipal Utility General Manager Carl Gaulke remembers the day in 1971 when he got the news he'd be working for the city. "I came...
December 17, 2012 - 9:09am
December 6, 2012
Electric experts help reconnect East Coast
Two of River Falls' electric linemen traveled from western Wisconsin first to Pennsylvania then to New Jersey to help restore electricity after...
December 6, 2012 - 9:40am
December 5, 2012
Lawmaker wants to ban political 'robocalls'
Wisconsin state Senator Dave Hansen says he got eight or nine 'robocalls' per day during the last election. The Green Bay Democrat says he wants those calls permanently banned, calling them a nuisance and a waste of time. Hansen says he has heard similar complaints from many of...
December 5, 2012 - 3:12pm
November 27, 2012
Ponder this 'strange telescope' buried deep at the South Pole
Findings from extraordinary scientific research in the heart of Antarctica -- the IceCube Neutrino Observatory -- that includes a UW-River Falls...
November 27, 2012 - 8:32am
November 7, 2012
Top tech returns from Japan with high honors
Local 'motorman' Eric Romanowicz gives a pretty simple answer when asked how he got into sport-engine repair: "I bought a bike (motorcycle) when...
November 7, 2012 - 10:20am
November 2, 2012
Utility sends help to east coast
Lineman with the River Falls Municipal Utilities left River Falls Thursday, Nov. 1, to help other power crews restore electricity to the thousands...
November 2, 2012 - 9:13am
November 1, 2012
Digital Brigade occupies retail space
River Falls resident of 18 years Reuben Herfindahl announced in June his intentions to expand Digital Brigade, a computer-services businesses,...
November 1, 2012 - 11:31am
October 10, 2012
Tech firms worry about broadband funding
The expansion of lightning-fast Internet service is slowing to a crawl in some of Wisconsin's rural areas because of new concerns over the future of federal funding that helps pay for those projects. The Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association says about half its member firms...
October 10, 2012 - 3:33pm
Resident worries about proposed radio tower
A public hearing about a commercial radio tower was held at the town of River Falls regular board meeting last Monday, Oct. 1. Bob Bliss, who did not attend, had applied for a conditional-use permit to operate a commercial radio tower he bought within the town. Julie Sponsler,...
October 10, 2012 - 2:33pm
September 14, 2012
FBI warns of ransomware computer infection
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection issues an alert Sept. 12 that people should beware of a computer...
September 14, 2012 - 2:10pm
September 6, 2012
Internet provider confirms outage
Representatives at Baldwin Telecom confirmed a widespread problem with Internet connectivity early the morning of Sept. 6 after the "River Falls Journal" and other businesses in the Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park discovered they have no Web access. BTI officials said the problem...
September 6, 2012 - 12:19pm
His encore: Cool invention!
Two years ago Virgil Johnson invented an energy-saving solar air heater for homes. He sold a do-it-yourself eBook online on how to build one. Now...
September 6, 2012 - 11:41am
August 27, 2012
'No Call List' deadline Aug. 31
Wisconsin residents can register their landlines and cell phone numbers on the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection's...
August 27, 2012 - 2:07pm
August 22, 2012
Power plant engines slowly depart
Bolt by huge bolt, a team of workers inside the River Falls power plant takes apart giant dual-fuel generator engines and all their related pipes...
August 22, 2012 - 11:30am