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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
RF honors Memorial Day
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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October 15, 2013
Stealth visit by Walker, cabinet members targeted Minnesota businesses
At an unannounced event, apparently aimed at wooing Minnesota firms without causing a border war, Gov. Scott Walker and several cabinet members...
October 15, 2013 - 9:29am
October 9, 2013
Editorial: Our country would be better served by total recall
Is it too easy to recall politicians? That argument’s been made in Wisconsin, especially following the spate of recall elections in 2011 and 2012 after controversial legislation curbed the union rights of most, but not all, public employees, including teachers. A more relevant,...
October 9, 2013 - 1:37pm
September 29, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott teen transported after rear-end crash
A Prescott teenager was transported directly to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Saturday afternoon after his car rear-ended a stopped van on Hwy. 10, about six miles east of Prescott. Marcus Meyer, 16, was unconscious in his 2002 Ford Focus when Pierce County authorities were advised...
September 29, 2013 - 7:48pm
September 26, 2013
Economic wow: St. Croix and Pierce rank No. 1 and 2 in Wisconsin
For the fourth straight month, St. Croix County had the lowest jobless rate among the state’s 72 counties at 4%. Coming in at No. 2, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, was Pierce County at 4.2% The Madison area of Dane County was third at 4.5%. The...
September 26, 2013 - 12:38pm
September 23, 2013
From arts and crafts to language, lodge promotes Norwegian culture
Over 100 years ago, the organization was founded to help Norwegian immigrants facing financial hardships in their new country. Today the area...
Life/arts and entertainment
September 23, 2013 - 1:50pm
Pepin man hospitalized after MC crash
A Pepin man, who took evasive action on his motorcycle to avoid rear-ending a vehicle ahead of him was hospitalized with unknown injuries following a crash in the town of Oak Grove on Saturday evening. David Dykema, 51, was found lying in the east ditch of Hwy. 35 when deputies arrived...
September 23, 2013 - 8:30am
September 19, 2013
State Patrol warns of phone scam
Wisconsin State Patrol officials are warning about a phone scam in which a caller identifies himself as a sergeant from the State Patrol...
News/crime and courts
September 19, 2013 - 10:54am
September 16, 2013
Body of UW-RF student found in Somerset home on Saturday
An 18-year-old UW-River Falls student from Kewaskum was found dead early Saturday in a Somerset home where she had spent the night as a guest,...
September 16, 2013 - 2:57pm
UPDATE: Prescott couple remain in fair condition following weekend accident
Two people from Prescott and a third individual from Minnesota were air-lifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul following a pair of motorcycle accidents over the weekend. Jeffrey French, 46, and Jeannie Maurer, 49, both of Prescott, were flown by separate helicopters about 9:30 p.m.,...
September 16, 2013 - 8:48am
September 12, 2013
Rep. Knudson sets listening sessions
MADISON—State Representative Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold two listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member...
September 12, 2013 - 12:57pm
Walking for his mom
The implications of their mom's illness really hit the Calleja brothers the day she couldn't find her way back to her home in Somerset after...
September 12, 2013 - 9:52am
September 11, 2013
PHOTOS: Border Battle Beer Fest
Despite temperatures in the 90s, hundreds of people attended the Border Battle Beer Fest held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Somerset Ampitheater....
September 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
September 4, 2013
Roberts man pleads guilty in school arson
The man who set fire to a Roberts school pleaded guilty to a charge of arson Friday in St. Croix County Circuit Court, and seven other charges...
News/crime and courts
September 4, 2013 - 5:56pm
Kramer, not Knudson, elected Assembly GOP leader
MADISON – Local Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) won’t be the new Wisconsin Assembly majority leader. Instead, today Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) was elected to the post.
September 4, 2013 - 2:50pm
Updated: RF man was driver of overturned pickup
A 33-year-old River Falls man was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon after he lost control of the pickup he was driving...
September 4, 2013 - 9:14am