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St. Croix County off-duty deputy charged with firearms misdemeanor following OWI arrest
Update: Evers rejects GOP tax relief plan as unsustainable
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New Richmond police seek help locating suspect
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Girls Basketball: Reardon scores 1,000th point in Wildcat's win
Boys Hockey: Raiders top Wildcats
Wrestling: Wildcats earn share of BRC title
Girls Hockey: Raiders, Fusion battle to tie
Girls hoops falls to tough foes
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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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/27/18 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Glen Park Site Improvements
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/21/19 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY SOLID WASTE DEPT: Ad For Bids - Roll-Off Container Transport
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 1/22/19 Council Meeting Agenda
Local Shopkos open amid shutdown announcements
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
New Edward Jones advisor comes to River Falls
Anchor Paper constructs River Falls facility
Mike Travis named Agriculture Educator in Pierce County
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Richard David Swensen
James P. "Jim" Reilly
Sophia E. Hunter Squires Jenkins Thomas
Norbert John Fisher
In Memory of Bess Knott
Hank Nolan Matzek
In Loving Memory of Harvey L. & Irene A. Johnson
Letter to the editor: Chippewa Falls thanks you
Views from the Right column: We all harbor bias in some way
Woodworking column: 'If you have sour apples, make apple sauce'
From this Perch column: In a train-wreck like this
Bill Rubin column: Fables of a passbook and financial literacy
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Dr. Jackie Brux
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