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Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ditch trip; cable connections; warned not to shoot dogs
School District Bus Routes announced
Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
October 15, 2013
Stealth visit by Walker, cabinet members targeted Minnesota businesses
At an unannounced event, apparently aimed at wooing Minnesota firms without causing a border war, Gov. Scott Walker and several cabinet members...
October 15, 2013 - 9:29am
October 9, 2013
Editorial: Our country would be better served by total recall
Is it too easy to recall politicians? That argument’s been made in Wisconsin, especially following the spate of recall elections in 2011 and 2012 after controversial legislation curbed the union rights of most, but not all, public employees, including teachers. A more relevant,...
October 9, 2013 - 1:37pm
September 29, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott teen transported after rear-end crash
A Prescott teenager was transported directly to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Saturday afternoon after his car rear-ended a stopped van on Hwy. 10, about six miles east of Prescott. Marcus Meyer, 16, was unconscious in his 2002 Ford Focus when Pierce County authorities were advised...
September 29, 2013 - 7:48pm
September 26, 2013
Economic wow: St. Croix and Pierce rank No. 1 and 2 in Wisconsin
For the fourth straight month, St. Croix County had the lowest jobless rate among the state’s 72 counties at 4%. Coming in at No. 2, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, was Pierce County at 4.2% The Madison area of Dane County was third at 4.5%. The...
September 26, 2013 - 12:38pm
September 23, 2013
From arts and crafts to language, lodge promotes Norwegian culture
Over 100 years ago, the organization was founded to help Norwegian immigrants facing financial hardships in their new country. Today the area...
Life/arts and entertainment
September 23, 2013 - 1:50pm
Pepin man hospitalized after MC crash
A Pepin man, who took evasive action on his motorcycle to avoid rear-ending a vehicle ahead of him was hospitalized with unknown injuries following a crash in the town of Oak Grove on Saturday evening. David Dykema, 51, was found lying in the east ditch of Hwy. 35 when deputies arrived...
September 23, 2013 - 8:30am
September 19, 2013
State Patrol warns of phone scam
Wisconsin State Patrol officials are warning about a phone scam in which a caller identifies himself as a sergeant from the State Patrol...
News/crime and courts
September 19, 2013 - 10:54am
September 16, 2013
Body of UW-RF student found in Somerset home on Saturday
An 18-year-old UW-River Falls student from Kewaskum was found dead early Saturday in a Somerset home where she had spent the night as a guest,...
September 16, 2013 - 2:57pm
UPDATE: Prescott couple remain in fair condition following weekend accident
Two people from Prescott and a third individual from Minnesota were air-lifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul following a pair of motorcycle accidents over the weekend. Jeffrey French, 46, and Jeannie Maurer, 49, both of Prescott, were flown by separate helicopters about 9:30 p.m.,...
September 16, 2013 - 8:48am
September 12, 2013
Rep. Knudson sets listening sessions
MADISON—State Representative Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) announced that he will hold two listening sessions in the 30th Assembly District. A member...
September 12, 2013 - 12:57pm
Walking for his mom
The implications of their mom's illness really hit the Calleja brothers the day she couldn't find her way back to her home in Somerset after...
September 12, 2013 - 9:52am
September 11, 2013
PHOTOS: Border Battle Beer Fest
Despite temperatures in the 90s, hundreds of people attended the Border Battle Beer Fest held Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Somerset Ampitheater....
September 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
September 4, 2013
Roberts man pleads guilty in school arson
The man who set fire to a Roberts school pleaded guilty to a charge of arson Friday in St. Croix County Circuit Court, and seven other charges...
News/crime and courts
September 4, 2013 - 5:56pm
Kramer, not Knudson, elected Assembly GOP leader
MADISON – Local Assemblyman Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) won’t be the new Wisconsin Assembly majority leader. Instead, today Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) was elected to the post.
September 4, 2013 - 2:50pm
Updated: RF man was driver of overturned pickup
A 33-year-old River Falls man was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon after he lost control of the pickup he was driving...
September 4, 2013 - 9:14am