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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
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
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
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
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
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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May 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Rep. Gallagher wants Congress to get Trump meeting transcripts; 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — Wisconsin's newest congressman wants the Trump White House to give transcripts of the president's recent meeting with Russian leaders to House and Senate intelligence panels.
May 16, 2017 - 3:40pm
May 15, 2017
Davis named UWRF's interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Tricia M. Davis, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has been named interim dean. Davis will start July 1, succeeding Brad Caskey who is leaving UW-River Falls after 27 years. Caskey served as dean for the past eight years...
May 15, 2017 - 3:04pm
'Kindness Rocks' at Rocky Branch
Rocks are everywhere, small, large, grey, brown, earth colors. Most rocks blend into their surroundings, and are given little thought. But soon,...
May 15, 2017 - 2:33pm
UW-Stout students tour County Material's facility
ROBERTS, Wis. — Fifteen students from the University of Wisconsin-Stout's construction management program toured County Materials Corp.'s...
May 15, 2017 - 10:20am
Xcel Energy continues strong support of United Way
Xcel Energy recently presented a donation of $62,662 to United Way St. Croix Valley Executive Director Ann Searles. Also present were representatives...
May 15, 2017 - 9:23am
Wisconsin roundup: Former GOP candidate gearing up to challenge Baldwin?; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A big stock sale raises speculation that Republican Eric Hovde might pay for his own U.S. Senate campaign for a second time. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Madison investor has sold $14 million of stock in the technology firm of ePlus, for which Hovde has been...
May 15, 2017 - 8:36am
Clifton residents hopeful for high speed internet
There was standing room only at the May 2 Clifton Town Board meeting. The star attraction on the agenda was a presentation on high speed internet. It is a topic that has come before the board in the past with no results. Clifton resident Sherry Keller presented the findings of the...
May 15, 2017 - 5:00am
May 12, 2017
County resolution challenges 'Dark Store' tax loopholes
HUDSON—St. Croix County officials are urging Wisconsin lawmakers to overturn property tax policies they say benefit big-box retailers at the expense of small businesses and homeowners. Wisconsin is the latest state to see a spike in lawsuits filed by corporate retailers like...
May 12, 2017 - 7:59pm
Legion banquet spotlights members and supporters
River Falls American Legion Post 121 recognized the accomplishments of members and others during its recent Awards and Recognition Banquet. River...
May 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Road construction season: it's that time of year
At its May 1 meeting, the River Falls Town Board approved 2017 roadwork bids for 690th Avenue. About a mile of 690th ( Forestville Road) is slated to be paved. Milling and 3 inches of paving will be done, costing about $130,000. Bids for the job were opened Thursday, April 27. Bids...
May 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Walker expected to talk re-election plans Saturday at state convention
Gov. Scott Walker is expected to announce he is ready to run for re-election in 2018, according to excerpts from a speech the Republican is scheduled...
May 12, 2017 - 2:57pm
Wisconsin roundup: Panel wants legislative oversight of veterans fund transfers; bill to punish campus speech disruptions gets public hearing; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- State lawmakers want more of a say in a trust fund for veterans' benefits, after $55 million were transferred to that fund from the King Veterans Home. The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to make the veterans' agency notify the panel about proposed fund...
May 12, 2017 - 9:12am
River Falls firefighters called to semi blaze
River Falls firefighters, EMS and police were called to an area near the intersection of Cascade Avenue and Highway 65 for reports of a semi on fire not long before 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 10. AT ablut 10 p.m. Smoke coukd be seen coming from the semi, from across Cascade Avenue....
May 12, 2017 - 8:56am
May 11, 2017
Ron Kind visit: Here to hear from you
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.) was all ears at River Falls City Hall Monday, May 8 where he held a town hall meeting with constituents. Kind started...
May 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Boy injured after 12-foot fall in St. Croix County
A child was hospitalized Wednesday after falling 12 feet inside a rural St. Croix County barn. Authorities from several agencies responded at 10:30 p.m. to a home on 60th Avenue in the town of Pleasant Valley, a community about six miles east of Roberts, for a rescue call.
May 11, 2017 - 3:08pm