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Two charged in 2017 River Falls overdose death
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RFHS Athletic Booster Club membership drive begins May 1
Girls Soccer: Wildcats keep rolling
Baseball: Wildcats take doubleheader from Raiders
Kinniator Challenge April 28
Softball struggles in three losses
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
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RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/22/19 School Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/9/19 Open Book
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/22/19 Board Re-Organizational Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/9/19 Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2019-06 (Rezone)
Don't forget about your septic; maintenance is key in preventing issues
Digging deeper at To The Point
Public program April 24 for proposed passenger train
Stallion now calls UW-River Falls home
Old-school barber's shop opens in Hudson
Place a Business Announcement
Eldon Alfred Bader
Richard W. Ripple
Craig R. Link
Steve and Lara Koecher
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
Hank Nolan Matzek
Woodworking column: Never hurts to have a leg up in the Korner of Knowledge
Greg Peters column: Taking time to smell the flowers
Editorial: Traffic will be hopping Easter holiday weekend
ArtsMinded column: Gala is a night of revelry in honor of the arts
Woodworking column: Finding fancy fixin's in Beldenville, nonetheless
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Dr. Jackie Brux
April 8, 2019
Brux column: The economics of the budget, budget deficit, and national debt
No, please don't be frightened away from these topics, as they are easy to understand. And, despite being lost in recent political drama, the...
April 8, 2019 - 5:00am
March 18, 2019
Brux column: The economics of deregulation
"Rules and regulations, who needs them — throw them out the door." How many of you aging hipsters remember singing along with this line...
March 18, 2019 - 2:00pm
February 22, 2019
Brux column: Uncertainty and workers in our current economy
Let's consider the nature of our economy today and tie it to our need for young workers. Mostly we need coherent economic policies to guide...
February 22, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 12, 2019
Brux column: The economics of discrimination and racism
We are living in a polarized time, where discrimination and racism, as well as other forms of hate, are rampant. Consider the economic effects...
January 12, 2019 - 10:00am
December 13, 2018
Brux column: The economics of a proxy-war
Yemen is a small, very poor country that lies along the southwest border of Saudi Arabia. Income per person is about $600, making it comparable...
December 13, 2018 - 5:00am
November 21, 2018
Brux column: The economics of immigration and "the caravan"
I'm reading a book about a young Korean woman whose family immigrated to the U.S. I'll quote a few sentences from author Min Jin Lee. "The astonishing...
November 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
October 13, 2018
Brux column: Consistent pro-life election issues
This column is specifically addressed to my dear Catholic sisters and brothers and all others who grapple with the issues of abortion, social...
October 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
Brux column: The economics of trade
Let's consider the range of economists' opinions about trade. Oops — well, there isn't really a range of opinions, it's a single opinion....
September 13, 2018 - 11:30am
June 8, 2018
Brux column: Economic scapegoating in the age of populism
We've seen very kind and compassionate letters to this paper, along with biased and intolerant ones. We're talking here of the topic of immigration,...
June 8, 2018 - 5:54pm
April 28, 2018
A view from an economist: U.S. policies and practices on poor countries
As a development economist, I've worked/researched in poor countries throughout Africa, Latin America, and parts of Asia. Let's consider the...
April 28, 2018 - 9:41am
March 12, 2018
A view from an economist: Trade war
"People have no idea how badly our country has been treated by other countries . They've destroyed the steel industry, they've destroyed the...
March 12, 2018 - 4:53pm
January 6, 2018
A view from an economist: Refugees, immigrants, DACA, and racism
Let's consider the impact of immigrants and refugees. Recently, Pope Francis pleaded for greater global support for immigrants and refugees,...
January 6, 2018 - 1:30pm
December 5, 2017
A view from an economist: Use of data
I received a phone call from a reader, questioning my use of statistics. I thank him for his call, because in an era of social media on the one...
December 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 1, 2017
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
As you know, tax "reform" is on the agenda in Congress. Let's consider the impact of the Trump/Republican tax proposal. There are three purposes...
November 1, 2017 - 10:01am
October 2, 2017
A view from an economist: Trump speech to UN on socialism, payments, women
Donald Trump's address to the United Nations on Sept. 19 focused on many political issues that have clear economic implications. Let's consider the economics of these topics in two separate columns in the River Falls Journal. 1."Wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted,...
October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm