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River Falls Journal
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
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
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 TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
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
May 21, 2010
Bird Club celebrates first year, will have booth at Farm Tech Days
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club celebrates its first anniversary this month. In the first year, the SCVBC hosted five programs that were open...
May 21, 2010 - 12:40pm
April 16, 2010
Bird house donated
Mason Peterson, a fourth grade student at Greenwood Elementary School in River Falls, built this bird house with the help of his grandpa, Jerry...
April 16, 2010 - 8:47am
January 27, 2010
Wild Side: Color and action in winter shades of gray
Big flakes of snow came down through the fog Sunday morning. It was the last day of a January thaw. Looking out across the valley, we could see only vague outlines of the trees. Cardinals perched like Christmas ornaments on a red osier dogwood bush next to the bird feeder lent color...
January 27, 2010 - 2:44pm
January 5, 2010
Wild Side: Why migrate from the Banana Belt?
Carol and I traveled through slushy snow into River Falls on Christmas Day to Pam and Fizz Kizer's house on Roosevelt Street for another of their Christmas brunch gatherings. Fizz cooked up some great French toast, Pam served us spiral cut ham, fruit and mimosa drinks. We enjoyed...
January 5, 2010 - 3:50pm
October 12, 2009
"Wonders of Bird Biology" discussed at library
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club will sponsor a presentation by Vince Heig, a retired professor of ornithology and botany at UW-Stevens Point at...
October 12, 2009 - 8:57am
September 25, 2009
Wild Side: A kettle of hawks?
The astronomical end of summer was Sept. 22. Soybean fields have turned yellow and maple trees are starting to show their fall colors. After...
September 25, 2009 - 1:23am
July 27, 2009
State's rarist bird is survivor on Apostle Islands
Wisconsin's rarest bird confines itself to Long Island, part of the Apostles' chain near Bayfield. The piping plover vanished from the state in 1983. But officials say there are about 19 birds today, as part of an intense conservation effort. Back in '83, wildlife agencies and...
July 27, 2009 - 9:57am
October 14, 2008
Birds of a feather ...
"There's the 'feed me' cry," said Robbye Johnson, a member of the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology and a birder for more than two decades. Johnson threw pieces of bread along the beach of Wisconsin Point on a cold October morning as a group of gulls circled offshore. The birds landed...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Wild Side: Waiting for the phase change
Two weekends ago after a long winter, our spirits were lifted by the warm sun and melting snow. There was plenty of sound outside with dripping water, the gurgling creek and calling birds. Ducks, Canada geese, swans, and sandhill cranes were flying over the valley. The loud, rattling...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
January 17, 2008
What a pleasant surprise to have a prolonged period of snow cover this past December. This reality went a long way to ease my addiction to explore scenic areas of our local environment on a pair of cross county skis. If my memory serves me right, these snow conditions haven't existed...
January 17, 2008 - 12:00am
January 9, 2008
Wisconsin eagle watching some of the best in nation
Wintering Bald Eagles congregating along open water areas of the Wisconsin and Mississippi rivers create opportunities for some of the best eagle viewing in the nation. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists estimate 1,150 territorial pairs of eagles are...
January 9, 2008 - 12:00am