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Wisconsin Roundup: Baldwin Pushes For Obamacare Repeal Rejection; and more state news stories
Former Hudson man accused of raping child
Pierce County Circuit Court — Criminal
Zlesak is UW-River Falls 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
crime and courts
Wildcats fall to Chippewa Falls
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
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
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
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Roger F. Swenson, 85
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
Woodworking: Don't always believe the movie critics
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
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April 13, 2017
Cop-veteran encounters take center stage at St. Croix County training event
HUDSON — Ask questions. Be patient. Diffuse. That is how you approach a veteran in crisis, military servicemen told local law enforcement...
April 13, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Drunk drivers who kill other motorists in traffic crashes would have to spend at least five years in prison, in a bill set for a...
March 21, 2017 - 2:16pm
March 15, 2017
'Spirit of America' comes to Hudson
Positivity. That's the way Dianne Kiel, one of the organizers of Wisconsin's Spirit of America Rally in Hudson described the event. "It was just...
March 15, 2017 - 1:48pm
December 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Bidding farewell to a warm, wet 2016; oversight at vets' home could hinge on appointment; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin is about to finish one of its warmest and wettest years. The National Weather Service says 2016 is the fourth warmest on record in...
December 30, 2016 - 8:07am
November 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Stein calls $3.5M recount estimate 'exorbitant'; Pierce, St. Croix among counties seeking disaster aid; 8 more state news stories
MADISON -- Jill Stein says the estimated $3.5 million cost of Wisconsin's presidential recount is "exorbitant." But the Green Party White House candidate says she's committed to paying it, and she'll ask supporters to come up with $2.4 million to cover that fee. The State Elections...
November 29, 2016 - 10:33am
October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- A newly released email shows that the Green Bay city clerk rejected a state lawmaker's request to put an early voting site at the city's UW campus because the clerk thought it would help the lawmaker's Democratic party. The Nation first reported on the email from Green...
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
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