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Wisconsin state news briefs: Man accused of triple-fatal hit-and-run accident asks for change of venue, and more state news stories
Montana woman charged for River Falls theft, partner to multiple-state scammer
UW-River Falls Western Team places second in the nation at IHSA Nationals
From blacktop to black robe: grad turns life around
Wisconsin state news briefs: Republican legislative leaders consider splitting budget into 2 bills, and more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat booters earn top seed
Netters ready for postseason
Boys Golf: Wildcats finish 4th in BRC
Baseball: Cats clinch share of BRC title
WIAA Softball: Hudson to open playoffs at home; RF on road
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 SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/20/19 Special Meeting (Expulsion)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/20/19 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/20/19 School Board Meeting
FOR SALE BY BID: 2010 Buick Enclave - Moody's, River Falls
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/30/19 Board of Review
River Falls Shopko Optical to remain open
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
National Travel and Tourism Week is May 5-11
UW-River Falls CAFES awards scholarships and recognizes outstanding service
UW-River Falls soils and crops judging teams rank high at NACTA
Place a Business Announcement
Leona "Lee" Matzek
Wayne A. Place
Jack Gregory Delander
Steve and Lara Koecher
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
Hank Nolan Matzek
Greg Peters column: 'Smile, you're at Kwik Trip!'
Brux column: The economics of trade restrictions
Letters to the editor: Maintaining character in our community
Wild Side Column: Prairie renewed by fire
Woodworking column: Joining the ranks of literary persons, uffda!
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May 19, 2019
Brux column: The economics of trade restrictions
International trade is again hitting the headlines. The president has now placed additional tariffs on China and is threatening more. He is...
May 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 27, 2019
Brux column: The economics of foreign aid
In my last column, I argued that the greatest danger associated with our large budget deficit is the excuse it gives politicians to cut social...
April 27, 2019 - 5:00am
April 26, 2019
Bill Rubin column: Small business make B-I-G impacts
Long before Mr. Sam Walton became a dominant player in retail and distribution, he boldly opened Walton's 5/10 (Five and Dime) in Bentonville,...
April 26, 2019 - 11:00am
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
April 5, 2019
Bill Rubin column: Employers face workplace challenges head-on
It seems "Help Wanted" signs have replaced "Garage Sale" signs as the least popular among community beautification advocates. Street right-of-ways...
April 5, 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
March 15, 2019
Bill Rubin column: Girl Scout cookies and the 5 Ps
Thin Mint. Peanut Butter Do-si-Dos. Shortbread Trefoils. Samoas. Just like the first backyard robin, Girl Scout cookie sales are another sign...
March 15, 2019 - 6:00am
March 10, 2019
Bill Rubin column: The right stuff
Tom Wolfe penned a book in the late 1970's titled "The Right Stuff" about American test pilots who were part of the early research efforts leading...
March 10, 2019 - 5:00pm
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
Bill Rubin column: March brings madness
St. Croix Valley residents will be relieved to put a wintry February in their rear view mirrors and may be thrilled to say, "Bring on March."...
February 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
February 1, 2019
Bill Rubin column: Miracles happen
We are creeping up on the anniversary involving a triumph of Goliath proportions. On Feb. 22, 1980, the men's U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated...
February 1, 2019 - 5:00am
January 18, 2019
Bill Rubin column: Fables of a passbook and financial literacy
Somewhere in a storage box marked "Personal Stuff" sits a palm-sized leather book containing handwritten entries from a savings account closed...
January 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
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 21, 2018
Bill Rubin column: In 2019, BELIEVE
The rocket ship with "2018" as its flight number has just about flamed out. It was ridden to its apex and now the chutes deployed. Splashdown...
December 21, 2018 - 5:00am
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