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UPDATE: Police release identity of woman found dead in Hudson
Wisconsin roundup: Budget vetoes eliminate judicial council, education board; 7 more state news stories
New personal e-alarms can enhance safety, even at UWRF
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
crime and courts
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Dam Days honors volunteers and 50 years
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Record crowd packs Art on the Kinni
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
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Roger F. Swenson, 85
Paul C. Willink, 87
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February 2, 2011
City, Troy draft boundary agreement
A meeting the night of Tuesday, Feb. 1, among members of the City Council and Troy Town Board brings the entities closer to inking a long-awaited cooperative boundary agreement. It's been in the works for many years and was last revisited in 2005-2006. With the agreement still on...
February 2, 2011 - 2:14pm
January 26, 2011
City agrees to buy Mann Valley land
The City Council unanimously approved at its Tuesday meeting a developer's agreement to buy 102-111 acres west of the city in the town of Troy...
January 26, 2011 - 10:06am
January 19, 2011
Town residents prepare for speedier connection
This is the year when all of the town of Troy gets wired for high-speed Internet. The broadband initiative is a collaboration between the town...
January 19, 2011 - 10:55am
January 10, 2011
Public hearing planned for Hwy. 35 freeway conversion
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Northwest Region in Eau Claire is holding a public hearing to consider the location of future roads...
January 10, 2011 - 11:02am
December 30, 2010
Births (Dec. 29)
HUDSON HOSPITAL Luke John Onken was born Dec. 15, 2010, weighing 10 pounds, 15 ounces and was 23 inches long. He is the son of Christopher and Alisa Onken of Stillwater, Minn. Also welcomed by brother, Jack; grandparents: John and Suzanne Onken of Hudson, Dayton Nord of Hudson and...
December 30, 2010 - 2:24pm
December 29, 2010
Census offers look at RF area, state population
Census data released Dec. 21 confirms that Wisconsin will keep all its congressional seats in the U.S. House and that its population has grown...
December 29, 2010 - 9:53am
December 23, 2010
Town given update on high-speed Internet
The Troy Town Board announced at its Dec. 9 regular meeting that it hopes to have broadband implemented throughout the town by late fall or early winter 2011. As has been reported, Troy was granted $4.5 million to bring fiber-optic broadband service to every home in the town with...
December 23, 2010 - 9:45am
December 15, 2010
Town incumbent won't run
Gloria Wahrenbrock has filed paperwork with the town of Troy stating that she will not be a be a candidate again for supervisor. Wahrenbrock is one of four supervisors on the Troy Town Board. The town of Troy, unlike many other towns, has switched this year from a caucus system to...
December 15, 2010 - 4:24pm
Troy gets latest on coming broadband
At its regular meeting last week, the Troy Town Board got an update on a broadband system for high-speed Internet that will be installed throughout the town by late fall or early winter 2011. As has been reported, Troy was granted $4.5 million to bring fiber-optic broadband service...
December 15, 2010 - 1:11pm
December 4, 2010
Letter: 'Mean-spirited' proposal rightfully defeated
During the Oct. 26 St. Croix County Board of Supervisors meeting a motion was introduced to amend the already-balanced new budget. In essence, had this motion passed, $664,000 -- previously allocated from the levy to our county nursing home in New Richmond -- would have been withheld...
December 4, 2010 - 12:03pm
Letter: This project showed education at its finest
In honor of American Education Week, I congratulate Corey Klinge, Meyer Middle School 8th grade social studies teacher and his students, who recently led and participated in something I found to be truly innovative -- something that is not only a sign of the times, but (I pray) a...
December 4, 2010 - 10:57am
Letter: Political waste, shame
An estimated $4 billion (with a B) total, with $3 billion (again with a B) spent on TV attack ads alone, and, thanks to the recent Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case, we don't even know who sponsored the ads. Those figures are the estimated amounts spent during the...
December 4, 2010 - 10:55am
October 30, 2010
Letter: Head hunter
This is addressed to the person who recently went to the trouble of pulling off to the side of the passing lane on Hwy. 35 north of River Falls, sawing off the head of a dead deer (presumably a buck) and leaving the scene without bothering to push the rest of the deer into the ditch...
October 30, 2010 - 2:09am
October 22, 2010
Letter: Gives show thumbs up
My wife Jan and I had a great evening this past Friday when we attended the River Falls Community Theatre production of "Dilemmas With Dinner" in the gallery of the River Falls Library. The local actors pulled off a great slapstick comedy in two acts that had us grinning and laughing. I...
October 22, 2010 - 8:27am
October 15, 2010
Letter: Roundabout persecution brought waves of English, Irish emigrants
For years pundits have claimed that Americans are being dumbed down. I now have empirical evidence that this is true. I left River Falls on Hwy. 65 and headed to Ellsworth. The last time I had taken this route was two years ago. I had bumped my speed up to 55 mph when out of nowhere,...
October 15, 2010 - 9:00am