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Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
July 22, 2016
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
After weeks of painting, the giant tarp encompassing the Sycamore Street watertower was finally removed Friday morning, July 22. The tower, which...
July 22, 2016 - 2:12pm
June 21, 2016
Church service for Rhoades set for Thursday; West Nile case confirmed in Dane County; U.S. senators follow party lines on gun votes; seven more state news stories
HUDSON -- A church service will be held Thursday afternoon in Hudson to remember state Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades. The 65-year-old Rhoades died Saturday, and her obituary discloses that she died from pneumonia. Visitations are set for Wednesday afternoon and evening...
June 21, 2016 - 8:46am
October 27, 2009
Scarcity of water concerns beer-makers
A scarcity of water is raising concerns for the makers of small craft beers in the Upper Midwest. Those brewers are attending a two-day conference in Milwaukee which began yesterday. State Commerce Secretary Richard Leinenkugel says the price of water will keep going up as supplies...
October 27, 2009 - 9:00am
October 5, 2009
Water usage down in state
Wisconsinites are using less water. The state Public Service Commission said the average residential water customer used 56,000 gallons last year - down from 60,000 gallons in 2004. PSC chairman Eric Callisto said its shows that water conservation efforts are gaining momentum. Plover...
October 5, 2009 - 9:00am
April 13, 2009
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/09 Hydrant Flushing Notice
(Weather permitting) All City Hydrants will be flushed at 3:00 A.M. to 7:00 A.M. Friday, April 17, 2009. In the past, hydrant flushing caused discolored water to enter the system in some areas. Upgrades to our system have effectively eliminated these occurrences. If any residents...
April 13, 2009 - 1:06am
January 8, 2009
Back to class at high school
Thanks to a massive cleanup, the burst water pipe in a high school math classroom wall that spewed water across floors and into halls and other rooms didn't stop classes from resuming Monday. "The students wouldn't know anything happened," Superintendent Tom Westerhaus said, adding:...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Disagreement with Feds may close Wisconsin ports to shipping
A disagreement between Wisconsin and the federal government over how to regulate ballast water has left Great Lakes ship owners facing possible...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Moving water has a fascinating vitality. Like watching fire, flowing water is mesmerizing. The fluid dynamics are constantly changing patterns of turbulence and color and light. We have spiritual attachment to rivers; as well we should because they are life-giving. We also have...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Wisconsin wins battle with EPA over ballast water
Wisconsin won a legal battle against the federal EPA Wednesday over invasive species. A federal appeals court in San Francisco said the EPA exceeded its authority when it said the release of ballast water from ocean-going ships did not violate the Clean Water Act. Those releases...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
'Know before you go' on recreational waters
Great weather? Check. Swimsuit packed? Check. Lake/river safe? Huh? It's rare, but due to June flooding, experts recommend extra care this year when heading to the rivers and lakes for that weekend getaway. Water currents can be deceptively strong and there's a lot of debris in...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 30, 2008
Great Lakes water protection agreement advances
The proposed Great Lakes water protection agreement keeps moving forward. Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland signed it Friday. Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm says she'll sign the agreement, after her Legislature passed it last week as part of a water use package. Wisconsin lawmakers...
June 30, 2008 - 12:00am