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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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May 26, 2017
WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
To accommodate heavy traffic volumes expected over the Memorial Day weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is asking contractors...
13 hours 9 min ago
May 9, 2017
St. Croix to release final transit draft
The St. Croix County Transit Planning Subcommittee was established in July 2015, in an effort to find a possible transit system for St. Croix...
May 9, 2017 - 8:42am
May 8, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson-area school gains national honors for 'green' efforts; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — A Hudson-area school and three other Wisconsin institutions have been named "Green Ribbon Schools" by the U.S. Department of Education....
May 8, 2017 - 8:34am
May 4, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Survey finds Wisconsinites, Minnesotans are least nostalgic; 8 more state news stories
Unless you're talking about old cars or Jello, your average Wisconsinite couldn't care less about the past.
May 4, 2017 - 8:45am
May 1, 2017
Northwest WisDOT project to utilize rumble strips
In 2016, Wisconsin recorded over 2,800 work zone crashes that resulted in 1,110 injuries and nine fatalities. To enhance the safety of highway...
May 1, 2017 - 1:02pm
March 31, 2017
Buses in St. Croix County? Panel eyes possibility
HUDSON — Residents calling for more transportation options, joined by local tax critics, spoke out last week as members of a transit panel decided how to move forward with preliminary plans that could reshape how people travel in St. Croix County. Hudson resident Dick Pearson...
March 31, 2017 - 8:27am
March 21, 2017
Need an ID to vote? Get one for spring election
Most Wisconsin voters already have some form of ID needed to vote, such as a Wisconsin driver license or ID. There is no separate "voter ID."...
March 21, 2017 - 11:53am
March 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man faces charges for leaving baby in car at bar; Walker wants more lottery ads to boost property tax relief; 7 more state news stories
MENASHA — An eastern Wisconsin man faces criminal charges for allegedly leaving his baby daughter in a car for three hours while he was drinking in a tavern. Menasha police were called Wednesday afternoon to the Redliner Bar, where officials say the 53-year-old Chilton man was...
March 2, 2017 - 9:28am
February 28, 2017
St. Croix holds public transit open house
The St. Croix County Transit Planning Subcommittee is seeking public input on the feasibility of transit services within St. Croix County and between the county and frequented destinations in neighboring communities. A feasibility study, being conducted by the West Central Wisconsin...
February 28, 2017 - 3:15pm
February 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
January 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill limiting union influence on fast track; Wisconsinites at March for Life; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — A GOP-backed measure that would limit the influence of unions bidding for public projects is poised to move quickly through the Legislature. Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Rob Hutton are sponsoring the measure on project labor agreements. A spokesperson for Vukmir said Thursday...
January 27, 2017 - 9:51am
January 26, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State audit criticizes DOT planning; private school tax breaks reportedly cost state less; 9 more state news stories
MADISON – A newly released state audit criticizes the Transportation Department for its budgeting process and a lack of internal controls.
January 26, 2017 - 10:57am
December 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Study estimates billions from tolls, but with caveats; 4 Amish schoolhouse shootings confirmed; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin can collect $14 billion to $41 billion from tolls on interstate highways from 2020 through 2050. But a newly released consultant's report also says it would cost up to$400 million to install the tolling system -- and it would need federal approval that's far...
December 29, 2016 - 9:16am
December 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State investigates season's first snowmobile death; new OWI penalties begin Jan. 1; 7 more state news stories
ARBOR VITAE — Wisconsin's first snowmobile death of the winter is still being investigated. Vilas County sheriff's deputies say a 63-year-old man from East Moline, Illinois, died when his machine struck a tree Monday night off a trail near Arbor Vitae where he was part of a group...
December 28, 2016 - 8:52am
December 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker tells lawmakers they can raise fees — if balanced with cut; wandering bear captured; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Assembly Republicans say all options should be on the table while they work on closing a $1 billion deficit in Wisconsin's transportation...
December 27, 2016 - 1:57pm