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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
Deal reached to lease bar for school conversion
Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Highway 65 crash south of Roberts
crime and courts
Frisbie All-American, again
Wildcat gymnasts soar
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
Sweet competition: See library gingerbread contest entries
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 19-21
Video: St. Bridget's School Christmas concert
These club members want kids to know that ‘Bird is the Word’
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 1/6/15 Town Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Property Tax Payments - Pierce & St. Croix Counties
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/5/15 Special Meeting - Renaissance Bldg. Lease
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: Ordinance 2014-04 - Implements of Husbandry
Virginia Rodli, 101
Glen L. Bottolfson, 69
Timothy Teeter, 54
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
Get Out! Deals
May 8, 2013
Zebra mussels on barge delay St. Croix bridge work
A Wisconsin firm will de-contaminate almost 100 construction barges used to ship building materials to the site of the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson. Preliminary work on the project was halted after Minnesota's DNR found dead invasive zebra mussels on six of eight barges...
May 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
Peruse the big plant sale
The River Falls Garden Club will host its 16th annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, at the National Guard Armory, 815 W. Division...
outdoors / events
May 8, 2013 - 10:04am
May 2, 2013
Swarm season starts: bees just doing what comes naturally - Don't Panic!
If spring-time should finally arrive, honey bee colonies start to build-up their numbers and if they run out of space in their hive, they swarm....
outdoors / life
May 2, 2013 - 3:03pm
April 30, 2013
Authorities offer reward in bear-poaching case
The Star Prairie Fish & Game organization is offering a $500 reward to the person whose tip results in the conviction of the person or persons...
April 30, 2013 - 1:34pm
UPDATE: Man shot by turkey hunter was hit in face, neck
A Stillwater, Minn. man -- an off-duty Washington County Sheriff's Department supervisor -- was struck in the face, neck and shoulder by pellets fired by a White Bear Lake, Minn., man who was hunting in the Town of Somerset early Tuesday, April 30. Sheriff John Shilts said Jerry...
news / outdoors
April 30, 2013 - 11:03am
April 29, 2013
Colt sale: See how they ride
UW-River Falls will hold its 37th annual Colt Sale 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Campus Lab Farm on Wasson Lane. The event begins with a sale preview at 11 a.m. followed by a lunch during which the students can answer questions about the horses. The auction begins at 2 p.m. People...
outdoors / education
April 29, 2013 - 10:03am
Bird fun alights from White Pathway
Anyone not familiar with five-dozen species of birds along the White Pathway can see and learn much more during the third annual International Migratory Bird Day event held rain or shine by the St. Croix Valley Bird Club 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at City Hall, 222 Lewis St....
news / outdoors / events
April 29, 2013 - 9:59am
April 26, 2013
Rain, snow chase away drought
The U.S. Drought Monitor reports that less than 13 percent of Wisconsin is in drought, although at the beginning of 2013, more than 60 percent of the state was in drought. The recent heavy precipitation is keeping some farmers out of the fields. They say they will be okay if they...
April 26, 2013 - 10:56am
Microchip bridges 1,800-mile gap between owner, cat
A cat that showed up on the doorstep of the South Wood County Humane Society has been reunited with its owners in Tucson, Ariz. The 10 year old Siamese cat, Ace, arrived at the organization's front door the morning of April 22 with no tag or note. When volunteers scanned the cat...
outdoors / news / life
April 26, 2013 - 10:54am
April 25, 2013
Wild Side: Phenology has gone wild this spring
T.S. Elliot's poem, The Waste Land, starts, "April is the cruelest month...stirring dull roots with spring rain." Elliot borrowed that theme from the first line of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (translated from Old English), "When April with his showers sweet; The drought...
sports / outdoors
April 25, 2013 - 2:02pm
April 24, 2013
DNR says: Seek and destroy gypsy-moth eggs
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says gypsy moth eggs will start hatching over the next few weeks, so now is the time to find and kill them. The DNR wants homeowners to search trees, houses, firewood piles, play sets and any other outdoor surfaces for the egg masses,...
April 24, 2013 - 3:29pm
Kinni Cleanup a go
After snowy weather forced the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust to postpone its annual spring cleaning event, the garbage-gathering activity was...
news / outdoors
April 24, 2013 - 10:22am
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