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County prepares for spring flooding

County prepares for spring flooding

Pierce County officials know there’s going to be some spring flooding. The question is: How much?...

Eagles explore near highway

Eagles explore near highway

Passersby could see these two eagles Tuesday, March 22, around 4:45 p.m. from the roadside of northbound Hwy. 65 about a mile outside the city limits....

Creek project floats, swims toward progress

Creek project floats, swims toward progress

Parts of the Rocky Branch “creek” suffer from bank erosion and at some points, too-shallow depths. ...

Couple endures, conquers series of health setbacks

Couple endures, conquers series of health setbacks

The Muellers tell an incredible story of survival befitting this week’s Relay For Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

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Follow yellow brick road to Relay For Life

Follow yellow brick road to Relay For Life

The Relay For Life of Pierce County kicks off with a “Wizard of Oz” theme Friday evening at the River Falls High School and ends Saturday morning.

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City OKs next steps for Cascade Avenue

City OKs next steps for Cascade Avenue

All but one council member and two constituents at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting agreed to move forward on phase 1 of the long-discussed Cascade Avenue reconstruction project.

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Packers change date of senior party fundraiser

Packers change date of senior party fundraiser

Julie Larson received an e-mail early this month that would make any event organizer cringe.

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Come back with those petition signatures!

Come back with those petition signatures!

River Falls police were asked to track down and find a suspect who had made off with a batch of Sen. Sheila Harsdorf recall petition signatures late Sunday afternoon. The alleged theft occurred on the sidewalk near EconoFoods. The male suspect pretended he wanted to sign the petition to recall Harsdorf but instead swiped the forms with signatures and drove off. The man drove back in five minutes and tossed the petition toward the group of volunteers. Either it was a poor throw or they couldn’t catch. The paperwork landed on wet pavement.

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Updated: Fundraisers for baby Brody Luc DuBois

Updated: Fundraisers for baby Brody Luc DuBois

Brody Luc was born to DJ, Crystal, and 3-year-old sister Riley DuBois on Oct. 26, 2010. He was born with Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

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Visting artist

Visting artist

Greenwood Elementary School kindergarten students recently gathered around local artist Wendy Olson when she visited her son Gabe’s classroom.

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St. Pat’s priest leaving after allegedly taking money

St. Pat’s priest leaving after allegedly taking money

It was announced at Hudson's St. Patrick Church Sunday that Father Dan Dahlberg is leaving the parish after allegedly taking about $10,800 from the parish charity account for his own use.

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State freezes BadgerCare Basic enrollment

Wisconsin News
Only nine months after it started, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services says expenditures for the BadgerCare Basic program have outgrown premium revenues by nearly $2 million.

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Flaming meat diverts traffic

Wisconsin News
A semi-truck with 35,000 pounds of beef caught fire the morning of March 22 on I-94 near Marshall in eastern Dane County.

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Storm topples broadcast antenna

Wisconsin News
People watching their NBC TV station, WEAU, in and around Eau Claire the night of March 22, got a surprise when the station lost its on-air signal after a winter storm knocked down its 2,000-foot transmission tower.

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Editorial: Politics aside, overdue project is still good news

Was it a political favor for Republican lawmakers that resulted in the long-delayed approval of a massive building project for UW-River Falls? Probably. Still, we’ll take it!

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Let’s hear it for the girls

Let’s hear it for the girls

The River Falls High School girls’ powerlifting club team took home the Division 1 Wisconsin state championship trophy at the completion of the Wisconsin High School Powerlifting Championships March 11-12 at Eau Claire North High School, ending a 9-year run for the girls’ of Neenah.

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Herum 1st team All-BRC

Herum 1st team All-BRC

The Big Rivers Conference champion Wildcat boys’ basketball team led the charge on the 2010-11 All-BRC team with four players honored by the conference coaches.

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Night fishing will open July 21 on Mille Lacs Lake
The night-fishing ban for walleye anglers on Mille Lacs Lake will be lifted July 21 at 10 p.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. In past years, the Mille Lacs Lake night cl...
7/14/14 at 3:21 PM

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/980/50/50/ PIERCE COUNTY PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH
You can help teen drivers be safe!
In 2012, the number of teens killed in traffic crashes increased nearly 20% during June and July. Young drivers have high fatal crash rates because of limited driving experience and immaturity that ca...
7/2/14 at 4:08 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/659/50/50/ STATE SNIPPETS FROM SHEILA
Tax Reform Roundtable Comes to Western Wisconsin
Last week Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Wisconsin Department of Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler visited northwest Wisconsin to discuss state tax policy and its impact on our household budg...
6/26/14 at 2:57 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/602/50/50/ COMMUNITY JUSTICE, RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
Healing Hurt . . . grieving is the bridge between suffering and hope.
The Hudson Community Foundation hosted an event Hudson Healing Together, addressing the losses of community members who died by herion/overdose. I was asked to speak at the event and for those not in ...
5/16/14 at 7:18 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/545/50/50/ LIBERAL MUSINGS
Walker failing Wisconsin
The new budget recently approved by the Joint Finance Committee continues Walker's failed policy of massive tax cuts for the rich. This time, it is another $650M of our hard earned tax dollars being g...
6/9/13 at 9:01 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/569/50/50/ POWERFULPERSPECTIVES
Strength of Spider Webs
When my five-year-old old son woke up that morning, he insisted I call him Peter Parker. It was the time in his young life when he was mesmerized by the adventures of Spiderman so I assumed his reques...
2/19/13 at 1:09 PM

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