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Sheriff: Man, 40, ID’d in state park death investigation
NR man pleads guilty to wire fraud, violating Clean Air Act
Alleged Hudson dog thief accused of pulling hatchet on man in separate incident
UWRF classroom upgrades approved in 3 buildings
Homicide suspect tells police ‘he jumped onto my knife’; end of Wis. frac-mining?; more news stories
crime and courts
14AA home tourney champs
Legion still learning early
Fish stay perfect in SCVBL
Baseball: Legion tourney this weekend
Honors pile up for Wildcats baseball champs
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
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC: June 19, 2019 Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/25/19 Workshop re: Street Light Utility
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/25/19 Public Hearing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/28/19 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: New Ordinance 2019-1
Scenic Bluffs Dental opens in Prescott
New Dentist Joining Bardill Dental Associates
Bakke Norman Welcomes Attorney Jeffrey A. Cormell
School is in session at Forestville Vines
Petersons open their farm June 15 for Dairy Breakfast
Place a Business Announcement
Matthew D. Yunker
William R. Reiff
John and Dorothy Maule
Steve and Lara Koecher
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
Woodworking column: A Declaration of Independence, sort of
Letters to the editor: Digging a grave for all of us
Greg Peters column: Run this story up your flagpole
Bill Rubin column: Sweet, it's a lemonade stand!
Editorial: Thunder, lightning, illegal lightening of the pocket
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Wisconsin State Patrol
May 1, 2019
'Nothing boring' after decades on road, says retiring Wisconsin State Patrol trooper
Concrete on the new Interstate 94 crossing at Hudson was still fresh when Brian Erickson began patrolling St. Croix County. The reconstructed...
May 1, 2019 - 9:25am
March 4, 2019
Child passenger placed with county after Somerset man crashes on I-94
An 11-year-old girl was placed in St. Croix County care after she was removed from a wrecked vehicle that authorities said was driven by a Somerset...
March 4, 2019 - 4:05pm
January 10, 2019
River Falls man suspected of 8th OWI, running from cops
A River Falls man suspected of his eighth drunken-driving offense ran from officers Wednesday in St. Croix County after bolting from a traffic pursuit, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Troopers said 44-year-old Tony G. Hetchler was arrested after a K-9 search Jan. 9 near a...
January 10, 2019 - 1:53pm
September 7, 2017
Highlighting laws related to school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists
As another school year gets underway across Wisconsin, drivers are asked to keep a sharp eye out for students and school buses. The State Patrols...
September 7, 2017 - 7:45pm
August 22, 2017
Minnesota State Patrol finishes 3rd in calendar contest; Wisconsin misses the cut
A photo of a white and maroon Minnesota State Patrol cruiser, with help from a high-profile background, earned enough online votes earlier this...
August 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
June 23, 2017
2017 story: Ellsworth man dies from injuries in Highway 10 crash
Editor's note: This story is from June 2017.
June 23, 2017 - 9:50am
April 18, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill would allow delivery 'bots in state; Walker says new union limits promote 'healthy competition'; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — A Wisconsin Senate committee was hearing testimony Tuesday on a bill to let robots deliver groceries and other things on sidewalks....
April 18, 2017 - 11:08am
April 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Trooper killed in crash might have been pursuing offender; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — The state trooper killed in a traffic crash near Wisconsin Dells might have been trying to catch up to an offending driver when his...
April 12, 2017 - 10:43am
April 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Trooper killed in interstate crash; Kind's district among most divided in nation; 8 more state news stories
WISCONSIN DELLS — A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper was killed Tuesday morning after his squad drove off Interstate 90/94 and struck a tree....
April 11, 2017 - 10:15am
February 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am
October 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON -- If Wisconsin's congressional Democrats have their way, the U.S. Justice Department would help the state monitor next month's elections. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and House Democrats Ron Kind, Gwen Moore, and Mark Pocan have asked Attorney General Loretta Lynch to send poll...
October 27, 2016 - 9:21am
July 29, 2016
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
HAYWARD -- An elected official in northwest Wisconsin has been killed in an apparent murder/suicide. Sawyer County sheriff's deputies say 56-year-old Claudia Burgan, the county clerk of courts, was shot in the chest Wednesday night at her home about 12 miles east of Hayward -- and...
July 29, 2016 - 8:36am
June 5, 2016
UPDATE: Names of those involved in fatal freeway crash released
Michael Thomas Doering, a 22-year-old New Richmond man, was killed and two passengers seriously injured after a pickup truck in which they were traveling struck another vehicle on I-94 Saturday night. The Wisconsin State Patrol received a report at 6:08 p.m. of a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado...
June 5, 2016 - 12:42pm
May 26, 2016
Freak highway incident in Eau Claire; state's corn should be mostly planted soon; wildfire risk plummets; 13 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- A freak incident caused 21 vehicles to have their tires punctured on Interstate 94 near Eau Claire. The State Patrol was told just after 5 p.m. Wednesday that numerous vehicles were getting flat tires -- and it turned out that they all hit a square metal frame made...
May 26, 2016 - 8:08am