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Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
July 23, 2011
Board approves expanded cemetery in town of Troy
Representatives from the German Settlement Cemetery group came to the Troy Town Board meeting Thursday, July 14, to seek a plat approval for the planned expansion of the cemetery maintained by the group. The town now has no policy on the books when it comes to planning for cemeteries,...
July 23, 2011 - 2:39pm
July 22, 2011
A lazy black bear helped itself to an easy meal of bird seed on the back yard deck at the Fredrich home in the town of Troy, near Townsvalley...
July 22, 2011 - 9:23am
June 20, 2011
Work continues on key 21st century infrastructure project in Troy
Last summer Baldwin Telecom Inc. learned it was a successful applicant for a $4,533,949 matching grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...
June 20, 2011 - 3:26am
June 17, 2011
Clifton: Town OKs survey map, liquor licenses
Odds and ends, renewing licenses and approving building permits were the main aspects of last week's Clifton Town Board meeting. The board agreed to recommend to the county the approval of a certified survey map for Don and Christine Vieregge, 433 New Century Drive, Hudson. The...
June 17, 2011 - 1:03pm
Troy Township: Some want storm sirens
During the public comment section of the town of Troy meeting Thursday, June 9, a resident raised concerns about the lack of warning sirens for severe weather. Acknowledging that they are not "completely meant to be heard indoors," he argued that they would still be good to have...
June 17, 2011 - 1:01pm
May 19, 2011
Letter: You'll be impressed by this candidate
I have finally had the opportunity to meet and talk with Shelly Moore and I like her. Shelly is intelligent, articulate, and aware of the troubling issues facing our state right now. She is also ready and willing to talk with and listen to her constituents -- unlike our current "representative." Shelly...
May 19, 2011 - 10:25am
May 12, 2011
Letter: A fellow can strike it rich fixing bumps
I recently heard that the town of Troy was going to consider spending up to $20,000 to fix a bump inside the entry road to Troy Burne. Having never seen a $20,000 bump I drove down there. I first securely fastened my seatbelt and even put on a helmet so that I wouldn't hit my head...
May 12, 2011 - 3:00pm
April 28, 2011
Letter: 'This is not what I voted for'
The campaign to recall Sen. Harsdorf has been a resounding success in Senate District 10. An historic event occurred when over 146% of the required signatures for recall were submitted to the Government Accountability Board in Madison. Thank you to the hundreds of citizens who...
April 28, 2011 - 12:16pm
March 31, 2011
Troy supervisor candidates compete at polls Tuesday
There is one contested race in the town of Troy. It is for the supervisory seat No. 1 being vacated by Gloria Wahrenbrock. The two candidates...
March 31, 2011 - 7:50am
March 18, 2011
Letter: We're not servants
Finally, it's clear: Scott Walker and his Republican cronies think of public employees as members of the servant class. We plow their streets, pick up their garbage, care for their children during school hours, and protect their (frequently gated) communities. But, as servants,...
March 18, 2011 - 8:48am
March 3, 2011
Letter: Unethical governor
It is truly reprehensible that Gov. Scott Walker considered "planting troublemakers" ("we thought about that") in the crowds of peaceful demonstrators at our state Capitol in Madison. Walker made the statement during a phone conversation with a person whom he believed to be billionaire...
March 3, 2011 - 10:47am
Letter: Balance budget by closing corporate loopholes
As we read and listen to the spin of those attempting to defend and rationalize Gov. Walker's actions with respect to the state's public unionized workers, what fails to be mentioned is that AFSCME Councils throughout the state have clearly articulated their willingness to make concessions...
March 3, 2011 - 10:45am
Letter: Benefits are clear; support unions, teachers
I am a non-unionized worker with a very good salary and benefits package, and I am worried about the future of my kids and grandkids. Of course, it would benefit me financially to join the conservative ranks who expect "no new taxes" for themselves while at the same time demanding...
March 3, 2011 - 10:32am
Letter: Do the math: Teachers offer great value
Teachers' hefty salaries are driving up taxes, and they only work 9 or10 months a year. It's time we put things in perspective and pay them for what they do -- babysit! We can get that for less than minimum wage. That's right. Let's give them $3 an hour and only the hours they...
March 3, 2011 - 10:27am
February 10, 2011
Letter: Troy residents: Seek the facts
As you may have read in the Feb.
February 10, 2011 - 4:52am