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Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Wisconsin roundup: Ryan says Trump's tweets not a roadblock; Wisconsin milk prices keep dropping for farmers; 11 more state news stories
State report cards for school districts give River Falls above-average grade
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
Overnight snows make Sunday fun for some
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 2-4
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2016-16 and 2016-17
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/8/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/5/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Jack Bostrack, 85
Jeffrey Dean Carlson, 44
Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
Featured reader letter
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Featured editorial: 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
November 23, 2016
UPDATE: GoFundMe effort launched after Prescott woman's crash
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- The 23-year-old Prescott woman hospitalized after a Saturday morning crash in the town of Clifton sustained major injuries...
November 23, 2016 - 8:27am
November 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: AG to appeal ruling against GOP's redistricting; Wis. Supreme Court won't probe John Doe leaks; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Republican attorney general says he will appeal a federal court ruling that strikes down the Assembly and Senate district...
November 22, 2016 - 10:04am
November 21, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
Wisconsin roundup: Hunters register fewer opening-day deer; transportation problem looms for state; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin deer hunters shot almost 10 percent fewer animals than last year on the first day of the nine day gun season. According to preliminary DNR totals, 68,756 deer were taken on Saturday -- down from 76,223 on the opening day of 2015. WBAY-TV in Green Bay says hunting conditions...
November 21, 2016 - 8:42am
November 20, 2016
UWRF designated ‘military friendly’
UW-River Falls has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs SM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly Schools is described as a comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year,...
November 20, 2016 - 5:00am
November 18, 2016
Spotlight directed at sex offender, police tactics
ELLSWORTH -- A Pierce County court commissioner clamped down on a convicted sex offender’s bail conditions, but not as tightly as prosecutors sought, at a hearing last week. Pierce County Assistant District Attorney Rory O’Sullivan unsuccessfully requested Court Commissioner...
News/crime and courts
November 18, 2016 - 5:00am
November 17, 2016
Wisconsin judge denies motion to keep 'Making a Murderer' nephew in prison
A federal judge in Wisconsin on Wednesday, Nov. 16, denied a motion aimed at stopping the release of Brendan Dassey, who was imprisoned for life for helping his uncle kill a freelance photographer in 2005 in a case spotlighted in the Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer." Dassey,...
November 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Deer hunters getting ready; high health marks for Pierce, St. Croix counties; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- More than 600,000 Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the nine-day gun season that begins Saturday. The DNR alerts hunters to some big changes, including the new state laws that allow blaze pink clothing, and the end of a requirement that hunters wear back tags --...
November 17, 2016 - 1:22pm
November 16, 2016
Here it comes: Snow possible Friday in eastern Minn. and western Wis.
The season's first winter storm is forecasted to blow in Friday, Nov. 18, with as much as a foot of snow, though eastern Minnesota and western...
November 16, 2016 - 12:15pm
Wisconsin roundup: Recount all but certain in Senate minority leader's election; GOP 'focused' on turning Trump's win into progress; 9 more state news stories
LA CROSSE -- The close election for Wisconsin Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling's seat has become even tighter. After the official ballot canvasses in four La Crosse area counties, the Democrat Schilling leads former Senate Republican Dan Kapanke by 56 votes among 89,000....
November 16, 2016 - 9:35am
November 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Two questioned in connection with Stout student's death; state to challenge Dassey's release order; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE – Police in Menomonie said they have identified and are questioning two women in connection with the death of UW-Stout student Hussain Ahnahdi. The women, who were not identified in a Tuesday news release by Menomonie police, were being interviewed “to determine what...
November 15, 2016 - 2:33pm
November 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Don't blame voter ID law for lower turnout, Walker says; thousands march against Trump in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office insists that Wisconsin's voter ID law was not why Tuesday's voter numbers were three percent lower than expected. Milwaukee Election Commission director Neil Albrecht says 41,000 fewer city residents voted than in the last White House contest in 2012 --...
November 11, 2016 - 8:50am
November 10, 2016
Stafsholt wins 29th Assembly District race
Rob Stafsholt will be the new representative in the 29th Assembly District after winning more than 66 percent of the St. Croix County vote in...
November 10, 2016 - 10:35am
Wisconsin roundup: GOP-controlled legislative agenda takes shape; state voter turnout near 20-year low; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- More money for private schools and state highways are among the items on the GOP's plate going into next year's Wisconsin legislative session. That's according to Assembly and Senate leaders who were both given larger Republican majorities in Tuesday's elections. Senate...
November 10, 2016 - 10:20am
November 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker, Priebus on joining Trump administration; more state election news among 12 state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says there are hints that President Elect Donald Trump wants him for a post in the new administration -- and Time Magazine says Kenosha native Reince Priebus is the "inside favorite" as Trump's chief of staff. But on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee Wednesday morning, Walker...
November 9, 2016 - 1:32pm