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Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
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Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
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Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
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NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
‘The law is silent, but we won’t be'; Local political group hosts virtual town hall meeting
RIVER FALLS -- In the basement of the River Falls Public Library, local constituents held a virtual town hall Thursday, Feb. 23, in hopes that...
February 28, 2017 - 3:49pm
February 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Fatal interstate crash victim identified; Walker: Trump interested in taking state's union limits national; and 11 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- A Kentucky man killed in a western Wisconsin Interstate crash has been identified as 36-year-old Clint Huff of Franklin. The State Patrol continues to investigate the mishap, which occurred Tuesday night on westbound Interstate 94 near Menomonie. Troopers say Huff was...
February 2, 2017 - 8:44am
December 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin plunges into the deep freeze; Sanders says Trump win shows middle class 'desperation'; and 10 more state news stories
In just a matter of weeks, Wisconsin turns from a September mild to a January deep freeze. The mercury plunged to 13 below by 6 a.m. Tuesday at Cumberland in northwest Wisconsin, with subzero temperatures as far south as Viroqua in the coldest morning of the season by far. Places...
December 13, 2016 - 11:10am
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas,...
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 9, 2016
It’s Harsdorf again for District 10
Republican State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf continued her winning streak — which dates back to 1988 — with a win over Democratic Challenger Diane...
November 9, 2016 - 12:54pm
Zimmerman wins in District 30
Republican candidate Shannon Zimmerman won the State Assembly seat in District 30 with 56 percent of the votes Tuesday night, according to St....
November 9, 2016 - 1:41am
November 8, 2016
Johnson surges to victory in final days
Russ Feingold waited six years in the wings, hoping to unseat the man who handed him a decisive loss. On Tuesday, Wisconsin voters declined to...
November 8, 2016 - 11:35pm
October 29, 2016
Three U.S. Senate candidates want your vote
Three U.S. Senate candidates want your vote. Those in the running are Libertarian Phil Anderson, Democrat Russ Feingold and Republican Ron Johnson....
October 29, 2016 - 9:00am
October 25, 2016
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
RIVER FALLS -- Legislative candidates found common ground in the value UW-River Falls offers western Wisconsin, though they staked out different...
October 25, 2016 - 8:43am
October 22, 2016
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
Three candidates are vying for Rep. Dean Knudson's seat, who chose not to run for re-election this term, in Wisconsin Assembly District 30: Democrat...
October 22, 2016 - 5:02pm
October 15, 2016
2016 Wisconsin legislative candidate forum to be held at UW-River Falls
RIVER FALLS -- The River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls are partnering to present a moderated legislative candidate forum for Senate District 10 and Assembly District 30 at 4:30 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Riverview Ballroom...
October 15, 2016 - 9:00am
October 13, 2016
Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs. challenger Odeen
Sheila Harsdorf Age: 60 Address: Town of River Falls Job: Legislator, former dairy farmer Education: River Falls High School graduate; bachelor’s...
October 13, 2016 - 8:48am
September 29, 2016
Ron Kind column: Resources to help farmers recover from flooding
On Sept. 28, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced a number of available resources to aid farmers in dealing with the aftermath of last week’s flooding...
September 29, 2016 - 10:22am
September 16, 2016
Harsdorf campaign dismisses pay-for-play allegations as 'outrageous'
Sheila Harsdorf’s camp fired back after left-wing groups and Democratic critics accused her of taking part in so-called “pay for play” politics. The state senator from River Falls was among Republican lawmakers who were linked to a special-interest group -- bolstered by funding...
September 16, 2016 - 11:38am
August 9, 2016
UPDATE: Victory nearly assured for District 30's Zimmerman
With nearly all ballots counted, River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman appears to be the Republican primary election winner in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Paul Berning 1,266 to 998 in St. Croix County with all precincts reporting. Zimmerman led 236-114 in Pierce County,...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm