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Wis. dam breach to bring rise in St. Croix River
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. National Guard troops head to southern U.S. border; more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Flooding expected into Thursday after heavy storms; more state news stories
Authorities suspect alcohol in Pierce County crash
Flooding closes highways in northern Wisconsin
crime and courts
WIAA Girls Soccer: Wildcats fall in state semifinal
RF Days Bench Press July 15
Girls Soccer: Wildcats earn their overnighter
Eisinger to compete at rodeo nationals
WIAA Soccer: Wildcats earn trip to state
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
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 2018 Heritage Park & Trail Paving
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/18/18 Board of Education Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/18/18 Finance & Facilities Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/18/18 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/20/18 Plan Commission Meeting
New chiro moves into Hudson Headache office
RF grad finds success in self-employment
When Community is Family
Small Business Development Center receives statewide honor
O'Connell-Benedict Funeral Home thanks River Falls American Legion Post 121
Place a Business Announcement
Dorothy M. Schulte
Jean Ann Glasbrenner
Nicholas James Karolides
Alexis Van Nurden
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Woodworking column: Write about what you know
Letters to the editor: Stop the hatred; Please skip the circus!
Viewpoint: Borne in a crossfire hurricane
Letters to the editor: Legion Auxiliary thanks you; Scenic, yes. Natural? No
From this Perch column: Blue plus red = purple
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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
February 18, 2018
From This Perch column: Grading Donald Trump
I have recently been wondering how Donald Trump's supporters would grade him for his first year in office. So I approached a number of friends and family members — folks who had voted for Mr. Trump. Each of them knew that I had not voted for their candidate. Eight people —...
February 18, 2018 - 12:29pm
December 16, 2017
From this Perch: It's a wildfire!
It seems we're in the midst of a wildfire these days, and I don't mean the fires that are ravaging Southern California. I'm referring to the wave of sexual misconduct allegations that have caused some big heads to roll lately. We haven't seen the last of this, and I'll bet more than...
December 16, 2017 - 8:45am
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
November 5, 2017
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
October 24, 2017
From This Perch column: Does Wisconsin have gerrymandered districts?
Maybe you caught the recent news about the Wisconsin redistricting case now in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Some questions and offered answers about that case: Why is the case at the Supreme Court? Republicans won the governor's race in 2010 and also won majorities in the state...
October 24, 2017 - 2:10pm
October 7, 2017
From This Perch: Nature's peace
"Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. "The winds will blow their own freshness into you, "and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." -- John Muir Oddly, fresh from an annual visit to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness,...
October 7, 2017 - 9:09pm
June 19, 2017
From This Perch column: Fear is the enemy
Not too long ago, an ugly incident occurred in Portland, Oregon. The incident says a lot about the unsettling ride I feel like I'm on, as fear...
June 19, 2017 - 10:38am
June 4, 2017
From This Perch: When you point one finger, three are pointing back at you
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley recently commented on the President's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey: "The president is the CEO of the country. He can hire and fire whoever he wants," she said. Of all of President Trump's appointees, Ambassador Haley is one of my...
June 4, 2017 - 12:00pm