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Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Driver trapped in car after Elmwood rollover
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
Spring Valley board approves number of lots for Red Fox
Myklebust and Livingston-Anderson awarded SARE grants
crime and courts
MBC baseball roundup: Matzek delivers walk off for Ellsworth
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Prep baseball roundup: Spring Valley 10-runs Pepin/Alma
Prep softball roundup: Ellsworth can't keep pace with BW
Prep baseball roundup: Plum City snaps losing streak
Spring Valley Cardinals
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 5/1/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 4/28/17 Town Roads Review
TOWN OF EL PASO: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/3/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 3/14/17 Meeting Minutes
Robert A. Gutting, 66
Marland M. Magee, 81
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Gabriel F. Sallander, 36
Jim Wall, 73
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
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January 11, 2017
Naming a newborn: Trends to expect in 2017
FARGO — Each year when the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, several families welcome the year's first newborns into the world. With the...
January 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., WI's seventh worst
DULUTH — Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com....
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 4, 2017
Convicted mass killer Manson reportedly hospitalized outside prison
LOS ANGELES—Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson was taken from a California prison to a hospital for an undisclosed medical issue on Tuesday, media reported. Manson was seriously ill, a source told the Los Angeles Times, but could not provide further information. TMZ reported...
January 4, 2017 - 11:00am
December 21, 2016
Anti-government man evicted from his foreclosed River Falls home
Early morning Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office carried out orders from the Circuit Court to remove occupants and personal...
News/crime and courts
December 21, 2016 - 11:32am
December 9, 2016
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
A letter has been sent this week to River Falls Mayor Dan Toland informing him and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development that the Lutheran Home, 640 N. Main St., will close. A news release Friday, Dec. 9, from The Lutheran Home Association's Belle Plaine, Minn., headquaters...
December 9, 2016 - 2:07pm
December 7, 2016
Landmark motel in River Falls finally goes away
Starting Dec. 5, those driving through the south side of River Falls likely noticed a change in the view. Workers began taking down the River...
December 7, 2016 - 4:10pm
November 30, 2016
Man had fallen, was injured, then died
The River Falls man who was found dead in the 1600 block of Valley Quail Drive late Monday appears to have bled to death from a wound after falling at home. Police say that a preliminary Ramsey County, Minn., medical examiner's autopsy report indicates the death of Jeffrey Carlson,...
News/crime and courts
November 30, 2016 - 12:50pm
November 24, 2016
Try these 4 innovative Thanksgiving leftover recipes
FARGO — For many, the joy of Thanksgiving is linked to food. Cooks spends hours – even weeks – before the holiday preparing a meal that...
November 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
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 21, 2016
Wetterling killer sentenced to 20 years in prison
MINNEAPOLIS—Danny Heinrich, the man who confessed to killing Jacob Wetterling almost three decades ago, was sentenced to 20 years in prison...
November 21, 2016 - 11:33am
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
November 16, 2016
Here it comes: Snow possible Friday in eastern Minn. and western Wis.
The season's first winter storm is forecasted to blow in Friday, Nov. 18, with as much as a foot of snow, though eastern Minnesota and western...
November 16, 2016 - 12:15pm
November 11, 2016
Southern Minn. town evacuated after train derailment
ELLENDALE, Minn.—A train derailment has forced the evacuation of Ellendale early Friday morning, Nov. 11., as well as the closure of Highway 30 near the city, located just south of Owatonna. KAAL-TV reports the train was carrying propane. Officials are working to clean up the...
November 11, 2016 - 10:18am