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Pierce County road accidents claimed nine lives in 2010

January 28, 2011 in River Falls Journal

Except that they all involved motor vehicles, there seem to be few commonalities in the nine road fatalities recorded in Pierce County last year. <a href=”http://www.riverfallsjournal.com/event/article/id/97549/”>Continue Reading</a>

Students evacuate South Fork Suites

December 16, 2010 in River Falls Journal

A grease fire in the kitchen of a lower-level unit in the South Fork Suites student housing building sounded the fire alarm and prompted a full evacuation just before noon Thursday, Dec. 16. Neither smoke nor flame was visible from outside the building. Continue Reading

Grant enhances firearm background checks

September 22, 2010 in River Falls Journal

Wisconsin News
Wisconsin is one of eight states receiving a federal grant to improve background check data bases used by gun shops when selling firearms. Wisconsin will get $980,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice to upgrade the software it uses to maintain criminal and mental health commitment records.
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Counties’ equalized values take it on the chin

August 26, 2010 in River Falls Journal

Equalized values in St. Croix and Pierce counties have declined for a second straight year. Continue Reading