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Deer Park man faces federal charges after mountain lion hunt
Update: Missing White Bear Lake teenager found safe
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to take action on lame-duck bills; heavy drinking aside, Wis. is … pretty healthy?; more state news stories
City clerk to serve as interim treasurer
Election filings underway for April 2019
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Cats win third straight
St. Croix Heritage Area seats new board of directors
Boys Hockey: Wildcats make it two straight
Girls Hockey: Fusion top Raiders in BRC opener
Nice 10-pointer for River Falls resident
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: 12/17/18 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/17/18 Educational Program Committee Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/19/18 Lunch With Superintendent
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/17/18 Finance & Facilities Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/17/18 School Board Meeting
Prescott's Freedom Park turns 90 with celebration this weekend
First National Bank of River Falls Surprises UWRF Student With a Free Semester of Tuition
Hudson Physicians is pleased to welcome Matthew Beeson, MD.
Pierce Co. Tourism launches research project with grant
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
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David L. Klinefelter
James A. Leonard
Robert "Bob" Baglio
Dwaine "Bumps" Persells
Karen J. Bloodhart
Hank Nolan Matzek
In Loving Memory of Harvey L. & Irene A. Johnson
In Loving Memory of Leon R. Scott
Letters to the editor: Republican actions are 'despicable'; We deserve a leader with values
From this Perch: The difference between emitting heat and giving light
Wellhaven column: Christmas fun at Wellhaven
Wild Side Column: Back to the Suwannee River Delta
Brux column: The economics of a proxy-war
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November 6, 2018
Cross Country (in case you missed it): Three Cats run at state
Juniors Mason Shea and Joey Madsen, and sophomore Grant Magnuson, all got their first taste of the WIAA State Cross Country Championship Saturday,...
November 6, 2018 - 9:26am
April 12, 2018
River Valley Special Olympics Team Basketball takes part in state competition
The local River Valley Agency 3-15 Special Olympics Team Basketball recently participated in the state competition on April 7 and 8, in Oshkosh....
April 12, 2018 - 3:21pm
March 7, 2018
GYMNASTICS: Cats bring home more hardware
Riding through downtown River Falls on top of a fire truck never gets old for Wildcat gymnastics coach Lauren Kaminski. Kaminski made four of...
March 7, 2018 - 8:18am
March 2, 2011
Minnesota lawmakers mull Wisconsin tax reciprocity again
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are considering reinstating a deal with Wisconsin so people who live in one state and work in the other do not need to file two income tax returns. A bill studying the situation is set to be included in an overall tax bill later this legislative...
March 2, 2011 - 1:17pm
January 19, 2011
Walker, Dayton's tax chat delayed
A telephone call between Minnesota and Wisconsin governors about a tax dispute has been delayed until later this week. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, both new to the offices, plan to talk about tax reciprocity, which until this year allowed a taxpayer...
January 19, 2011 - 11:11am
'Open for Business' signs irritant for some Minnesotans
Wisconsin's new Republican governor is taking the same tactic as Minnesota GOP legislators to help the economy: finding ways to help businesses so they can create more jobs. Gov. Scott Walker toured his state Tuesday, including stops in Hudson and Superior next to Minnesota, touting...
January 19, 2011 - 11:05am
July 22, 2010
Drowning claims state ag secretary, UWRF grad Rod Nilsestuen
Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture Rod Nilsestuen drowned in Lake Superior late Wednesday while taking a swim following a day volunteering on...
July 22, 2010 - 7:47am
October 16, 2009
School districts get overall reduction in state aid
Wisconsin school districts officially got the bad news many were expecting Thursday. The state released the final school aid figures and most districts are getting less than a year ago. In the summer, it was estimated that one of every five school systems would get 15 percent less,...
October 16, 2009 - 9:00am
June 12, 2009
Final Assembly vote on the new state budget delayed; Democrats add amendments
State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan says Democrats have the 50 votes they need to pass their version of the new state budget. But he delayed the Assembly's debate until this morning, so Republicans could review all the changes the majority made in four days of closed-door caucuses....
June 12, 2009 - 9:01am
April 16, 2009
Dems work to expand state's layoff notification law
Some Democratic state legislators want to make sure you know your options if you lose your job or your home. Sen. Pat Kreitlow, Chippwa Falls, and Rep. Kristen Dexter, Eau Claire, plan to introduce a bill this month to expand the state's layoff notification law. They want to make...
April 16, 2009 - 9:43am
March 24, 2009
Investigator suspects arson caused fire at state park
The River Falls and Prescott Fire Departments responded to a structure fire in the Kinnickinnic State Park, W12617 770th Avenue, Clifton, about...
March 24, 2009 - 3:58pm
March 13, 2009
Four powerlifters qualify for state
Alex Brettingen and Luke Johnson finished first in their respective weight classes and Brent Montpetit and Landon Kaiser took second at the Phillips Powerlifting Tournament Feb. 21 to qualify for the state competition this weekend in Holmen. Brettingen took first in the 142 pound...
March 13, 2009 - 8:39am
March 4, 2009
St. Croix Valley Fusion senior Devin Roen of River Falls holds up the sectional championship plaque and lets out a yell while being mobbed by...
March 4, 2009 - 3:28pm
February 19, 2009
State budget hole grows, state programs to blame
There's one huge detail Gov. Jim Doyle left out of his budget speech Tuesday night that the expected deficit has grown again. It's now $5.9 billion, up from the $5.7 billion projected just a few weeks ago. The governor's aides disclosed the discrepancy at a briefing Tuesday. The...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
February 18, 2009
Evers, Fernandez move on in state superintendent race
Tony Evers and Rose Fernandez won Tuesday's primary election for state school superintendent. Evers, the deputy superintendent, got 35 percent of the vote. Fernandez, who used to head a coalition of families with kids in online schools, got 31 percent. Three candidates were...
February 18, 2009 - 9:24am