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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
August 8, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
BRAINERD, Minn. — In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the...
August 8, 2016 - 11:20am
August 2, 2016
Northland Outdoors: Minnesota master sergeant takes blind veterans on turkey hunt
BRAINERD, Minn. — In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term “hunting blind” takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson...
August 2, 2016 - 6:03pm
July 25, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake...
July 25, 2016 - 4:25pm
July 18, 2016
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
BRAINERED, Minn. — In this week’s episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota “lake that speaks” to learn about...
July 18, 2016 - 9:46am
July 6, 2016
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Former River Falls School District Superintendent Tom Westerhaus has been retired for two years now, but that's not slowing him down one bit....
July 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 10, 2016
Pickleball association members improve pickleball court fence
On Wednesday, June 8, the River Falls Pickleball Association held its annual meeting and also added slats to both the north fence and part of...
June 10, 2016 - 6:00am
May 26, 2016
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Pierce County was once famous for its beekeepers and honey production. Hives around here averaged more than 80 pounds of honey each year. Light...
May 26, 2016 - 9:04am
May 20, 2016
Kayaking the Kinnickinnic
Thrive Women’s Outdoor Adventures, a ministry of Faith Community Church’s women’s ministry, offers a wide variety of outdoor activities...
May 20, 2016 - 11:08am
May 19, 2016
Fly Fishing Clinic set for June 4
Have you ever wanted to learn to fly fish? Now's your chance.Ages 12 and over should meet from 1-9 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Glen Park open...
May 19, 2016 - 1:21pm
Walk with a doc, Dr. Miller that is, and improve your health
Doctors with Vibrant Health are encouraging people to get outside and walk this spring. Vibrant Health is joining Walk with a Doc, a national...
May 19, 2016 - 1:14pm
May 13, 2016
Wild Side: Rush River once produced bushels of big brookies
Brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, are colorful fish and the only stream trout native to Wisconsin. They once thrived in cold streams like the...
May 13, 2016 - 9:25am
April 27, 2016
Wild Side: April showers bring out flowers in the forest
Recent showers and some mild thunderstorms temporarily delayed the early corn planting around here. I had a reprieve from farm-related work and...
April 27, 2016 - 2:44pm
April 16, 2016
Riverway ranger to discuss National Parks campaign
Conversations of the Valley, a public affairs luncheon series sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Foundation, will continue on Wednesday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. (doors open at 11:15) at the Grand Banquet Center, 301 S. 2nd St., Stillwater. This month’s discussion will...
April 16, 2016 - 3:28am
April 14, 2016
Wild Side: Why go fishing in the fast lane?
Now that it has stopped snowing and the sun is out, my thoughts have turned to springtime and fishing again. There are few things more enjoyable...
April 14, 2016 - 1:37pm
April 7, 2016
DNR announces Habitat Handout Day April 23
Property owners interested in making their land more wildlife-friendly are invited to attend Habitat Handout Day Saturday, April 23, in Baldwin....
April 7, 2016 - 12:52pm