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Bacon Bash winners on national TV
Appeals court affirms verdict for female teacher who had sex with teen
Not everyone is happy, but Clifton winery gets liquor license
In your face: Woman with pizza delivers
New videos take 'One Minute' to share city information
crime and courts
Wild Side: Monarchs are in trouble; give them milkweed
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Wild Side: Rough fish aren't rough to eat
Holy Cow! RF baseball hits a home run
Booth named district deputy
RF Days festivities underway
Weekend Happenings: July 11-13
Local kids donate lemonade stand money to Tri-Angels Playground
People’s choice: Mainstreeters wins annual Burger Battle
arts and entertainment
Dianne M. Loomis, 72
Erwin Wittwer, 94
Harald Barry, 66
John Spielman, 73
Marlys J. Hammer, 79
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 7/17/14 Hearing - Town of Troy Zoning Ordinance & Map
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 7/17/14 Hearing - Comprehensive Rezoning
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 55\' Articualting Telescopic Aerial Device
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Mark B. Sylla, Case No. 13-CV-524
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo Bank v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
Days Gone By: 1974 Girl Scouts
April 22, 2013
'Habitat Handout Day' set for May 4 at Baldwin
BALDWIN - Property owners in Pierce and St. Croix counties interested in making their land wildlife friendly are invited to attend the annual "Habitat Handout Day" and receive free spruce trees, wildlife friendly shrubs and seed for wildlife food plots. The distribution takes place...
news / outdoors
April 22, 2013 - 4:28pm
April 18, 2013
River association hosts author William Souder
The St. Croix River Association will hold its annual Spring Gathering on May 14. Guest speaker will be local distinguished author, William Souder,...
outdoors / life
April 18, 2013 - 9:24am
April 17, 2013
Deer-dressing men face fines
The state DNR says five suburban Milwaukee men who trapped and put a T-shirt on a wild deer could be fined up to $300 each. WTMJ Radio and TV reported this week on a YouTube video from Oak Creek that showed five men create an elaborate trap, wrestle with a deer, then put a shirt...
April 17, 2013 - 11:27am
UPDATE: Weather forces KRLT to postpone Kinni Cleanup
The Kinnickinnic River Land Trust announced the morning of Friday, April 19, that due to the weather, it has postponed the annual cleanup event...
outdoors / news / events
April 17, 2013 - 9:48am
April 11, 2013
Wild Side: Returning sandhill cranes herald spring
On March 27, Carol and I were cleaning up the landing area where logs harvested from our woods had been stockpiled. The ground was frozen and...
sports / outdoors
April 11, 2013 - 3:14pm
Local hunter takes first turkey
Carter Hall, a seventh grader at Meyer Middle School, shot his first turkey during the statewide Spring Youth Turkey Hunt Saturday, April 6. Hall bagged the turkey while hunting east of River Falls. The annual youth turkey hunt is designed to give hunters ages 10-15 an opportunity...
April 11, 2013 - 10:01am
April 10, 2013
Amphibians invade the library
Randy Korb of the Gaylord Nelson Audubon Society visited the River Falls Public Library April 6 to share interesting information and his collection of amphibians with area families. About 100 people attended the event which displayed salamanders, tree frogs, toads, and other frog...
education / outdoors
April 10, 2013 - 11:21am
April 2, 2013
City's manmade pond morphs into 'Swan Lake'
"I saw this big white bird, but I was too far away," said River Falls resident Linda Amundsen. "I had to check it out." That was in February....
April 2, 2013 - 8:45am
March 29, 2013
Wild Side: Trip to the tropics causes self-induced thermal shock
Carol and I have enjoyed winter escapes to the tropics of Central America for more than 20 years. This year we had another great time in Belize....
sports / outdoors
March 29, 2013 - 10:25am
March 27, 2013
Assemblyman proposes woodchuck-hunting season
Woodchucks would no longer be a protected species in Wisconsin under a bill that's being drafted by a state Assembly Republican. De Pere Representative Andre Jacque proposes a hunting season for woodchucks that would run from March through December. Hunters and trappers could take...
March 27, 2013 - 12:13pm
March 14, 2013
UPDATED: Complex clean-up efforts ongoing at site of fatal truck crash into Red Cedar
The difficult and dangerous cleanup of chemicals from the Red Cedar River at Menomonie continued Thursday with cleanup crews making significant progress, the state Department of Natural Resources reports. Underwater video shows fish swimming above the debris field at the bottom of...
news / outdoors / accidents
March 14, 2013 - 4:18pm
Wild Side: enjoying a regular winter
The snow stopped falling in the morning on Valentines' Day, some blue sky appeared between the clouds and the trees sparkled with a new coating of snow. After a breakfast watching the birds at the feeder we put on snowshoes and hiked around. It was a beautiful scene with all the...
sports / outdoors
March 14, 2013 - 12:47pm
Boyhood dream goes airborne as reality
There is nothing quite so intriguing as watching a bird of prey soar through the sky. For area falconer Jordan Jones, a UW-River Falls student...
March 14, 2013 - 9:04am
March 1, 2013
Preschool classes at Willow River
A preschool program on squirrels and chipmunks will be presented at the Willow River State Park Nature Center on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12 and 13, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Thursday, March 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The classes are free, but vehicle admission fees apply.
education / outdoors / life
March 1, 2013 - 10:37am
Report shows tribe's water-quality issues
As state senators debate a proposed northern Wisconsin mine, a new report says an Indian tribe that fears pollution from the mine has other water-quality problems of its own. The federal EPA says the Bad River tribe near Ashland has had dozens of water quality violations at its...
business / / outdoors
March 1, 2013 - 10:06am