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Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national tractor competition
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
Shrine hosts university football team before big game
One-day blitz: UW-River Falls environmental science program conducts intense river study
crime and courts
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
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
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
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 9/28/16 Meeting Notice
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Paige Olson variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Randy Cudd variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/4/16 Public Hearing - Verizon Tower Permit request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Agenda
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Brenda P. Hindman, 56
Anna D. Husfloen, 101
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Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
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November 7, 2013
Kudos for county vets office
The St. Croix County Veterans’ Service Office was scheduled for special recognition by the board of supervisors at its November meeting Tuesday...
November 7, 2013 - 9:40am
November 19, 2009
Fired head of a state veterans' nursing home gets his job back
The head of a state veterans' nursing home who was fired in August amid allegations of over-spending has gotten his old job back. Veterans' Affairs Secretary John Scocos re-instated William Crowley, after a Justice Department investigation found that more than $700,000 in spending...
November 19, 2009 - 9:00am
November 12, 2009
VA picks Middleton as the place for its new regional billing center
The Veterans' Administration has picked Middleton as the place for its new regional billing center. The Madison suburb beat out 11 other cities to get the North Central Patient Account Center. It will be located in a building owned by Steve Cohan, the CEO of a high-tech firm called...
November 12, 2009 - 9:00am
September 14, 2009
World War II vets take Honor Flights to national memorial
World War II veterans in northeast Wisconsin will soon get their chance to see their national memorial. About 100 vets will take part in the first Honor Flight from Appleton on Oct. 27. Several hundred veterans have taken similar one-day trips from La Crosse and Milwaukee the past...
September 14, 2009 - 9:00am
August 17, 2009
Lawmaker wants veterans to get paid leave on Veterans Day
State Sen. Dave Hansen introduced a measure getting a State Capitol hearing Tuesday. It wound require all Wisconsin veterans to be granted paid leave on Veterans Day. The legislation would cover all public and private employers. Veterans Day is Nov. 11. It is a federal holiday,...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
July 6, 2009
Madison Area Technical College receives grant to help vets transition to civilian life
As colleges attract more veterans, Madison Area Technical College is using a new grant to help returning vets make the transition to civilian life. The American Council on Education and the WalMart Foundation gave the school a $100,000 Success for Veterans grant. Michael Shumway,...
July 6, 2009 - 9:00am
June 29, 2009
Wisconsin veterans get one of highest college tuition breaks under new GI Bill
Wisconsin veterans get a better deal than most for free or low-priced college tuition. The new GI Bill covers enough in tuition-and-fees to give veterans serving in Iraq and Afghanistan a free education at state's most expensive public college program. In Wisconsin, that's $663...
June 29, 2009 - 9:00am
May 8, 2009
Letter: Buy poppies, wear proudly
I want to remind people that May is Poppy Month. The American Legion Auxiliary will be offering poppies on Sunday, May 16, at various stations around town.
May 8, 2009 - 10:23am
March 16, 2009
State vet groups up in arms over measure in Obama VA budget
State veterans leaders are upset with an Obama administration budget proposal that would charge some veterans for their service-connected injuries at Veterans Administration Hospitals. The proposal calls for the VA to charge a veteran's primary insurance carrier for treatment of...
March 16, 2009 - 7:23am
November 11, 2008
Veterans Day ceremonies and exhibits planned across state
It's Veterans Day and ceremonies will be held throughout Wisconsin to honor those who've served our country. In Brown County, veterans can take advantage of more than two dozen free and discounted items at stores and restaurants. The county Veterans' Recognition Subcommittee worked...
November 11, 2008 - 9:00am
November 7, 2008
Veterans outreach events to be held at UW-River Falls and UW-Stout
Veterans outreach events will be held by the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs next week at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and UW-Stout. The Veterans' Benefit Open House will be held in the University Commons on the campus of UW-River Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 11...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Veteran supermarket event kicks off
A Supermarket of Veterans Benefits for Veterans is underway in New Richmond. The event at the National Guard Armory, 1245 Wall Street, New Richmond,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Another employee sentenced for stealing from vets' home residents
A second former employee of a state-owned nursing home for veterans has been sentenced for stealing from residents. James Hucke, 42, Racine, was put under a year of state supervision Thursday.
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Walk to pay tribute to veterans
Sign up ahead for "America Supports You" Freedom Walk in River Falls. This is a national effort to commemorate lives lost during the 9/11 terrorism attacks and to simply honor U.S. veteran soldiers. The ASU Freedom Walk in River Falls starts at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Veterans...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Their memories will live on
If you walk, bike or drive by the cemetery on East Division Street, you can't miss it. Thanks to plenty of donated labor and materials, work on the Veterans Memorial is going full bore. The aim is to dedicate the site that pays tribute to military service veterans next Memorial ...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am