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'Help me, help me,' woman mouthed to trooper after traffic incident
Barron girl, considered 'endangered,' sought in Amber Alert after parents found dead
Wisconsin roundup: Child reported missing at western Wis. home where 2 adults found dead; more state news stories
River Falls Police: Asleep in the park; TVs broken in dispute
Spanish exchange student finds RF fascinating
crime and courts
Swimmers keep making strides
Cross Country: Runners gear up for sectional
WIAA tweaks spring sports regulations
Football: Wildcats win BRC title outright
Football: Wildcats to open playoffs at home vs. Kaukauna
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
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
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/15/18 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/17/18 Plan Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/15/18 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/15/18 School Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 10/15/18 Plan Commission Meeting
Dairy banquet to be held Oct. 18
All things kids at St. Croix Kids Consignment
Minnesota-born SuperAmerica becomes Speedway
Hudson Physicians welcomes Laura Beeson, FNP, Family Nurse Practitioner.
The chance to tour Hudson by trolley
Place a Business Announcement
Donald Fredrick Filkins
Brent T. Whitaker
Jeffery Scott Allen
Frank J. Gombold
David "Spike" F. Hoffman
In Loving Memory of Leon R. Scott
Annabelle Marie Duerst
Innocent until proven guilty, not the other way around: Letters to the editor
Wellhaven column: Women of Wellhaven enjoy getting their hair done
Brux column: Consistent pro-life election issues
Woodworking column: The proverbial fish out of water
Viewpoint: October is National Farm to School Month
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October 4, 2018
From this Perch: Heartbreaking and ugly
Can something be both heartbreaking and ugly at the same time? We now know the answer is yes, as we witness the brutal confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh grind on. As I write this, that nomination is on a one week "pause" as the FBI looks into sexual assault...
October 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
September 24, 2018
From this Perch: Time for non-partisan redistricting
Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the Wisconsin gerrymandering case. A brief review: "gerrymandering" is the convoluted...
September 24, 2018 - 10:00am
September 8, 2018
From this Perch: Bridge builders
Mike Farley, who died recently, was one of the more remarkable people I have known. After a successful high school coaching career, he was named...
September 8, 2018 - 6:44pm
August 24, 2018
From this Perch: We have met the enemy and he is us
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.—Winston Churchill. Sometimes it feels like our political environment...
August 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 11, 2018
From this Perch column: Is everybody happy?
One of my high school teachers, Dick Durner, was known as a builder of school spirit. The smiling Mr. Durner liked to run out onto the basketball...
August 11, 2018 - 7:49am
July 29, 2018
From this Perch: Second thoughts
I initially submitted a different column than the one you're reading now. For a variety of reasons, I contacted the paper on Monday and asked...
July 29, 2018 - 9:37am
July 11, 2018
Balance means taking charge or not
Who "wears the pants" in your household? It's not an issue if you're single, but if you live with someone the question may come up. The expression comes from the era when men were the only ones wearing pants. And pants equaled power. Growing up in the 1950s, most families looked the...
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 21, 2018
From this Perch: The 'Bronze Bird' lives on
It was a mighty strange sight to recently witness the gradual demolition of Karges Center on the UW-River Falls campus. Mid-way through the...
June 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 10, 2018
From this Perch column: Blue plus red = purple
We may consider ourselves a "deeply divided country" but it's unlikely we feel divided when we gather for the solemn act of memorializing a...
June 10, 2018 - 9:00am
May 13, 2018
From this Perch column: Unity and division
One of the advantages of living in a relatively small community is ... well, community: "a unified body of individuals." It's probably true...
May 13, 2018 - 10:00am
April 28, 2018
From this Perch: Keeping a judgmental mind in check
Walking down a city sidewalk with friends, the sun was just starting to set. After rounding a corner, we encountered a young man who looked...
April 28, 2018 - 7:49am
April 15, 2018
From this Perch: The Palmetto Bug Stomper*
Traveling through Florida on a solo trip, I stopped for the night and booked a room. The motel recommended a small, family-operated restaurant...
April 15, 2018 - 6:14am
March 30, 2018
From this Perch column: Justice for sale?
Question: If someone has donated a large sum of money to a candidate for judicial office and that donor's favored candidate wins the election, should the judge then be able to decide a case in which that donor is a party? That question is the focus of this column, but first some...
March 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 17, 2018
From this Perch: Here's to Hope!
Lie: "a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an intentional untruth; a falsehood" (dictionary.com). Pretty clear, isn't it? One person says "That light was red" and another says "No, it was orange." If each is sincere, this is simply a disagreement and neither...
March 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 3, 2018
From this Perch column: Run for the hills, bagpipes are coming!
"Want to go to a concert with me?", my wife asked recently. "What kind of concert?", I asked. "It's called 'Masters of Scottish Arts.'" Silence. "Does that mean bagpipes?" I asked. "Yep. Featured, in fact." Every once in a while you're asked to go along with something you may not...
March 3, 2018 - 11:00am