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Wisconsin roundup: Senate leader says speaker should apologize; more state news stories
Students explore options at CVTC career fair
Clothing found on Prescott bridge triggers water, air search
Our Neighbors' Place receives $25,000 grant
'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer, students, teachers
crime and courts
Donate a Deer campaign helps meet vital need for local food pantries
PPK winners advance
Falcons fall short at Stout
Falcon Roundup: Soccer winless streak reaches seven
Swim and dive shines
67th annual banquet honors area dairy farmers
River City Chorale presents 'Glorious Day' Oct. 28
Professor Poplin shares stories of Mother Teresa
Real-life ghost stories for Halloween in St. Croix Falls
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/19/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/7/17 Special Meeting of Electors - Budget Approval
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Workshop re: Alternative Revenues
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Council Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 11/6/17, Case No. 17-Cv-202, Laura Kneer
Mary Ann Leonard
Wayne A. Nelson
Leslie Lee Swenson
Lowell R. Payton
Rachel L. Perry
Editorial: Put your opinions to work
Stop fleecing Wisconsin taxpayers --EMDASH-- catfish inspectors
Viewpoint: District needs the community's input
Viewpoint: Mural offers unintended message
Viewpoint: Sen. Vinehout pleased with committee passage of hemp bill
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September 3, 2017
Column: Hungry? Thank a farmer
A small town guy like me grew up in farm country in southern Minnesota. Classmates were farm kids who drove tractors and combines before they...
September 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 1, 2017
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where are the people?
“This bill does not allow for public debate...is the public even aware? You’re not allowing the public to have adequate input into this issue,”...
September 1, 2017 - 8:56am
August 27, 2017
Woodworking: It's all in the name
I have always loved to gaze at atlases and discover town names and sometimes even find out how they got that way. One wonderful book is about Pierce County and environs' names and how they came to be. But I've already written about that, so let's go further afield.
August 27, 2017 - 7:57pm
August 22, 2017
Woodworking: Pork! The other white meat
Pork promotion people came up with an unfortunate motto several years ago. Perhaps you remember it: "Pork! The other white meat." Why, in the name of all that's sacred about sidepork, would the promoters want to suggest that pork isn't what it used to be, that, instead it's new transformation...
August 22, 2017 - 11:00am
August 21, 2017
Viewpoint: Thank you, Wisconsin, for the beautiful gift
"Friends in the Wisconsin Legislature, we beg you: Sign that bad deal with Foxconn," recently wrote the Chicago Sun Times editorial board. "It's the neighborly thing to do." The Wisconsin Assembly obliged the Chicago newspaper and recently voted 50-39 to approve the Gov. Scott Walker's...
August 21, 2017 - 1:38pm
August 16, 2017
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
Today's hot real estate market is far different than the downward spiral and crash that started in 2008 and impacted 2009 values and beyond,...
August 16, 2017 - 8:00am
August 8, 2017
Bringing transparency to politics
Wisconsinites at the YMCA, church and community events from Viroqua to Black River Falls frequently come up to me frustrated about the huge role powerful special interests and their secret money have in our election process. I share their frustration.
August 8, 2017 - 9:22am
August 7, 2017
Viewpoint: Conversations at the county fairs
I love county fairs. I love the sights, sounds, smells and the tastes of the fair. Moreover, I love all the people. Adorable little kids wander around with snow cones. Grandparents catch up on family news. Hardworking 4-Hers show cattle, cakes and cookies. I especially love the opportunity...
August 7, 2017 - 1:43pm
August 2, 2017
Woodworking: A salute to mighty kale
My wife returned from Minneapolis with a gift from her friend Sharon Eddleston, a master gardener who works at a garden center. "Look, look," she exclaimed, "at all the transplants Sharon gave me, overruns from the garden where she works!" "Um," said I. "Is that one a KALE plant?"...
August 2, 2017 - 6:00am
July 31, 2017
Improving health care for Wisconsin
Over the last six months, Wisconsinites have faced far too much uncertainty when it comes to their health care. Thousands of Wisconsinites have...
July 31, 2017 - 4:11pm
Foxconn: The hype and the small print
Great news! A big tech company called Foxconn is coming to southeast Wisconsin and bringing with it a lot of new jobs. The new company will build a big factory and make flat screens for computers. Gov. Scott Walker tells us the company will create 13,000 jobs that pay nearly $54,000....
July 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 20, 2017
Library Notes:Summer is slipping quickly by
It's a little shocking to be this far into July already. The summer is flying! That means that if you haven't registered yet, you should get to the library as soon as possible and get started with the adult summer library program. There's one more Book Club in a Bar coming up on Aug....
July 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 19, 2017
Superintendent's Corner: High School facility under repair
During the fall of 2016, staff at the River Falls High School began to notice leaks in the piping serving the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. Since that time, more than 150 leaks throughout the HVAC piping system have occurred, along with resulting problems...
July 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 12, 2017
Woodworking: Behind the names of Hollywood
Have you ever noticed when perusing the TV guide how many weird names have been hung on many of our modern-day actors? "Benedict Cumberbatch." How's that for a matinee idol moniker? But that's it for the new Brit who dominates historical drama on BBC productions. Or Renee Zellweger?...
July 12, 2017 - 1:48pm
July 7, 2017
Arts Minded: Dedicate your artwork to freedom and dignity
Another Independence Day has come and gone. It gets me thinking about Democracy—a cornerstone of the most creative and compassionate design...
July 7, 2017 - 6:00am