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Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
Special election: Schachtner claims lead
Wisconsin roundup: Sparta arrest is Pierce County man's 6th for OWI; more state news stories
Sorting out the pile; Senate candidates seek separation
Special election: Senate candidates outline different visions for jobs, more at forum
crime and courts
Where land and rivers meet the sea
Elmore hopes NFL is his destination
Girls basketball: Wildcats keep clawing
Falcon Roundup: Women's hockey dominates Concordia; Men skate past Gustavus
Boys basketball: Boys hit rough patch
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/15/18 Special Meeting re: Referendum Resolutions
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 1/15/18 Town Caucus
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 1/15/18 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/15/18 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/16/18 Board of Canvassers Meeting
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
FSA county elections results are in
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
A home, and office, away from home
Place a Business Announcement
Agnes Magdalene Timm
Jeannine L. Poulin
Brigadier General Gerald R. Matteson
Kenneth Irving Moore
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Arts Minded column: Iris Apfel — inspiration to anyone of any age
Woodworking column: Bringing movie magic
Letters to the editor: Think before you write; A Christmas gift shop thank you
Benson column:Montessori is one of 4 RF public elementary schools
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Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
December 1, 2017
Arts Minded column: Shopping should not be focus of the season
It's the holiday season 2017. And guess what folks? Shopping is not all we can do! Like most of you, we have a wonderful family — and we are planning fine events with them. We know of people in need and we do what we can to help ameliorate those needs.
December 1, 2017 - 8:45am
November 26, 2017
Woodworking column: Hats off! Hats on!
When I was a kid, there was a cartoonist named Jimmy Hatlo, who not only drew but periodically wrote something nice about somebody. It began "And a doff of the Hatlo Hat to Elmer Snerd of North Baltimore, Ohio...." I always suspected he did it when nothing much was happening. Nothing...
November 26, 2017 - 5:21pm
November 21, 2017
Woodworking column: A Thanksgiving tale from long ago
Driving past Black River Falls last month, I was tempted to jump off 94 and visit German Hill, a BRF neighborhood that is dear to my heart. That's where my Aunt Doree and Uncle Leonard lived when I was a little kid. When I was a really little kid I couldn't manage to pronounce their...
November 21, 2017 - 5:57pm
November 20, 2017
Viewpoint: The zen of deer hunting
Sitting alone in the fog. Blending in with the grass and trees. Don't move. Just listen. Breathe. "Caaw, caaw caaw." Two crows overhead. One higher, hoarser, more nasal. A young one. Looking for food. They are opportunists. Listen. "Tuk, tuk, tuk tuk, tuk." A wild turkey to the north....
November 20, 2017 - 2:04pm
November 19, 2017
From This Perch: Seeing through a tribal lens
Got tribal lens? What's that, you ask? It's the idea that most of us tend to fall into a variety of "tribes," or social divisions, that create tribal unity around things like sports, family, friends, religion, and of course, politics. I refer to it as a lens because a lens can distort...
November 19, 2017 - 12:01pm
Greg Peters column: The neighborhood team
It's not because you have to; it's because you get to. When I was 10 years old, there were certain friends on our block that would fight like...
November 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 18, 2017
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
The day was busy. Filled with bills voted on by senators. Bills that, someday, will change people's lives for better or worse. Senators do not often see the faces of those whose lives changed. Bev, Bonnie and Jamie are working to put a face on the lives affected by the actions of...
November 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 16, 2017
Dementia, families and the holidays
The holidays are a busy and complicated time for most people. There are so many events to go to, shopping to be done, baking, school concerts and other things. Not to mention your regular schedule of work, volunteering and/or taking care of children. The holidays can be an especially...
November 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 11, 2017
Arts Minded: Fortunate for gallery art exhibitions
What good fortune brings us excellent gallery art exhibitions one after another? There is more than one answer. In the St. Croix and Mississippi river corridors and their tributaries in Wisconsin and Minnesota there are scores of artistic, hardworking people who have a passion for...
November 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
November 10, 2017
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
The great jazzman and comedian Jimmy Durante was known for his schnozzola, a huge zucchini of a proboscis. He said "Da nose knows." Despite his...
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
November 5, 2017
Woodworking column: It's called Polish Power, folks
Our friend Aurelia Mares sat us down to a big meal of roast goose in her modest home behind St. Wenceslaus Church in New Prague. "What's up, Aurelia?" "I just returned with my friends from a visit to Portugal, where we made a pilgrimage to the Fatima site." "Did you visit Lisbon or...
November 5, 2017 - 12:56pm
From This Perch column: Redrawing district boundaries
My last column covered some background on Wisconsin's redistricting process and the lawsuit over the new districts of 2011. This time we'll take a look at several related things: 1. How Republicans, who had full power over state government, went about redrawing district boundaries;...
November 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 1, 2017
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
As you know, tax "reform" is on the agenda in Congress. Let's consider the impact of the Trump/Republican tax proposal. There are three purposes...
November 1, 2017 - 10:01am
October 31, 2017
Viewpoint: Dam Removal would place the Kinni at risk
The upcoming decision about the future of the river, the lakes, and our dams is a simple question of risk management. Will making dramatic changes,...
October 31, 2017 - 10:38am
October 25, 2017
Great flavors to be found in light lager beers
This week I am going to talk about a style of beer enjoyed by nearly 90 percent of regular beer drinkers: light lager. Just for a little reference,...
October 25, 2017 - 12:27pm