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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (right) discusses an issue with Nicholas Karolides, a retired UW-River Falls professor. In the center is Janet Slind, a staff member in Kind’s Eau Claire office. (Rivertowns photo by Judy Wiff)

Issues raised as Kind meets with constituents

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RIVER FALLS--Propane prices, rail safety, student debt, farm policy and obstacles to voting in Wisconsin were among the issues raised when Third District Congressman Ron Kind held his Pierce County listening session April 22.


About 50 people gathered in the council chambers of River Falls City Hall to meet with Kind (D-La Crosse).

“We’re coming out of a very tough winter, the winter that would never end,” said Kind as he introduced the topic of propane costs.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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