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Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
Hudson man accused of entering home, boat
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Amish teens injured after SUV rear-ends horse-drawn buggy in St. Croix County
crime and courts
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
River Falls Legion takes third in Mankato tournament
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
Meyer Middle Schooler heads to nationals rodeo
Every person has a fair story
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Hudson brings talent to Minnesota film
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 7/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/25/17 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/17 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/17/17, Case No. 17-CV-129, Valerie Sowa
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Amended Ad For Bids - 2017 Mill & Overlay
Ashley G. Speer, 24
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Ruth E. Afdahl, 82
Russell V. Tauferner, 92
Dorothy Esther Johnson, 83
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
Letters to the editor
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
Library Notes: You should never be without a good book!
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August 7, 2015
Wild Side: Trout fishing in the mountains
Joe Paatalo (‘Joe Pa’) of River Falls is an English teacher, book author, avid trout fisherman and former player and coach for the River...
August 7, 2015 - 8:36am
August 6, 2015
Spring Valley teacher nets big trout
Spring Valley High School teacher and River Falls resident Pat Houlton caught this large brown trout in a small creek near Spring Valley in late...
August 6, 2015 - 9:25am
August 2, 2015
436 compete at Border Crossing race in River Falls
People came from all over Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as Michigan and the Dakotas to Whitetail Ridge Trail for the Border Crossing bike...
August 2, 2015 - 6:00am
August 1, 2015
No clubs needed for this golf game
On Sunday mornings, when Bob Howie leaves his house, his neighbor will say, “Heading to church?” “Yes,” Howie will tell him, as he...
August 1, 2015 - 6:00am
July 21, 2015
Kids fishing event held July 25 at Lake Mallalieu
Kids can fish Saturday, July 25, at Lake Mallalieu from 9:30-11 a.m. sponsored by Gander Mountain, the St. Croix County Sportsmans Alliance,...
July 21, 2015 - 11:54am
June 30, 2015
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Living in the northern hemisphere at close to 45 degrees north latitude, we look forward to this time of year during our long winters. We’ve...
June 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 15, 2015
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Here’s my recurring rant about land and water resources management. It was sparked by seeing a disgusting amount of mud and green slime...
June 15, 2015 - 4:18pm
June 1, 2015
Fishing derby is June 6
A kids fishing derby is scheduled Saturday, June 6, at Homestead Park on Perch Lake in the town of St. Joseph from 9-11 a.m. sponsored by the...
June 1, 2015 - 11:15am
May 28, 2015
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
Spring is a delightful time to be out in the woods. The sweet smell of wild plum and black cherry flowers fills the air. The spring ephemeral...
May 28, 2015 - 3:27pm
New running club for young girls is looking for helpers
Third, fourth and fifth grade girls are little peanuts but they can do mighty things. And one person who really believes that is Taren Weyer. Weyer...
May 28, 2015 - 10:47am
May 13, 2015
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Last Saturday Ken Hensel of River Falls and I went north to fish on Lake Wapogasset in Polk County. “Wapo” is a flowage lake in the Apple...
May 13, 2015 - 2:36pm
May 10, 2015
DNR Secretary’s Award goes to conservation leader ‘Buck’ Malick
Hudsonite Clarence “Buck” Malick, who has long been a conservation leader in the St. Croix Valley, is the Department of Natural Resources...
May 10, 2015 - 11:06am
April 29, 2015
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Last Sunday was a fine day in the neighborhood. Despite a cool start in the 40s, the sun came out in a clear blue sky. Walking through our woods...
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 17, 2015
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
T.S. Elliot opened his famous poem, The Waste Land, with “April is the cruelest month.” It certainly seemed so last Friday when we awoke to snow on the ground and cold fog. By afternoon it was sunny, the snow was gone and the ground was drying out. April is also fire season here...
April 17, 2015 - 2:10pm
April 3, 2015
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
I imagine after humans have destroyed much of life on earth that some tough species will survive and continue to thrive without us. Among them...
April 3, 2015 - 10:38am