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October 17, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker said Monday national anthem protests should take a backseat to domestic abuse issues in the NFL. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Dems slam Walker for jumping into NFL anthem fray; should state drop 'Dairyland' from plates?; more state news stories
October 17, 2017 - 8:31am
October 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Major UW restructuring to be announced; more state news briefs
October 11, 2017 - 9:07am
October 8, 2017
Rather than expensive machinery, dairy grazier Joseph Tomandl III relies on mobile fencing to usher cows into the appropriate sections of pasture to graze. His Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship, a nation-wide initiation, trains potential farmers to establish their own grazing operation. John R. Russett / RiverTown Multimedia
A dairy road diverges: Grazing model offers alternative to industrial farming
October 8, 2017 - 8:09pm
October 1, 2017
Editorial: Don't turn harvest into a road tragedy
October 1, 2017 - 5:33pm
Boots, all clean and ready for a move. Joseph Tomandl III, executive director of the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship said it was a bittersweet day, as the owners of these boots are moving on from Tomandl's apprenticeship program to their own farm. John R. Russett / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Dairy apprenticeship helps grads start new farms
October 1, 2017 - 12:02pm
September 22, 2017
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
September 22, 2017 - 10:05am
August 25, 2017
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Beneath the Surface: Reporters discuss recent dairy farm series
August 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Evan Johnson, 2, and Levi Johnson, 3 (right) had a blast in the corn "sandbox" at St. Croix County Farm City Day Saturday, Aug. 20 at Trim-Bel Dairy near Spring Valley. The Johnson boys were visiting their Harsdorf relatives. They reside in Sparta. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: A visit to the farm
August 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 11, 2017
Wisconsin Republicans will try again this month to settle their differences on a state budget that's now six weeks overdue. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State budget talks could resume soon; 7 more state news stories
August 11, 2017 - 8:43am
August 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Taxpayers won’t recoup Foxconn investment until 2043, report states; 10 more state news stories
August 9, 2017 - 8:51am
August 8, 2017
Late blight can destroy tomato and potato plants in seven to 10 days, according to the UW-Extension office. The fungus-like water mold can decimate the plants if weather conditions are cool and wet. Photo courtesy of UW-Extension program
Late blight found in Pierce County
August 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Wisconsin DOT wants to hear what people think about a proposed new bridge across the St. Croix River between Prescott and Hastings. Image courtesy of Google Maps
Wisconsin roundup: DOT to seek input on bridge improvements at Prescott; 10 more state news stories
August 8, 2017 - 11:01am
August 4, 2017
The head of the state's job creation agency, told an Assembly committee Thursday that Foxconn is ready to build its $10 billion LCD screen plant in southeast Wisconsin, and an announcement is expected soon on a site. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State says Foxconn ready to build; 9 more state news stories
August 4, 2017 - 9:12am
July 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Naked carjacker killed by officers; 4-year-old fireworks victim ID'd; 8 more state news stories
July 12, 2017 - 9:32am
July 7, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker uploaded this photo to Instagram with the caption, "For those in the liberal media who don't like my Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, I have a simple response: Can I get you a beer?" Photo courtesy of Instagram
Wisconsin roundup: Walker offers beer to reporters who think he’s a bore; tuition freeze OK'd for universities; 8 more state news stories
July 7, 2017 - 8:53am