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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
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 28, 2015
DNR: Eagle killed in St. Croix County was shot
A bald eagle found dead earlier this spring in St. Croix County was felled by a bullet, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources....
May 28, 2015 - 9:38am
January 13, 2015
Grants available for trails and parks
If you and your community are seeking ways to fund plans for trails, parks, green space, water space and conservation, plan to attend a discussion...
January 13, 2015 - 9:26am
March 20, 2012
DNR plans at least 19 grass fires in region to improve wildlife habitat
BALDWIN - Where there is smoke, there is fire, but out in the fields and meadows, this is not always a bad thing. As the flames race across...
March 20, 2012 - 5:00am
March 10, 2011
Public meeting Saturday looks at St. Croix, Pierce deer herd
BALDWIN - Wildlife biologists with the state Department of Natural Resources invite anyone interested in the status of the deer herd in St. Croix and Pierce counties to attend an open house public meeting from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Peace Lutheran Church in Baldwin....
March 10, 2011 - 1:32pm
February 18, 2011
DNR closes Bass Lake landing due to dangerous ice
The boat landing for Bass Lake in St. Croix County has been temporarily closed to vehicles because of deteriorating ice, the state Department of Natural Resources reported today, Friday, Feb. 18. The landing is located at the north end of the lake off Townline Road in the Town of...
February 18, 2011 - 3:04pm
February 25, 2010
Wild Side: Bare bones show in winter
It's often hard to see the forest for the trees in the summer. The shapes of the trees, shrubs and ground vegetation are hidden by the profusion...
February 25, 2010 - 10:56am
February 3, 2010
Spring Hunter Education offered
The annual spring session of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Hunter Safety Education Course in River Falls begins Tuesday, April...
February 3, 2010 - 3:16pm
December 9, 2009
DNR seeks feedback about groundwater
Public hearings begin Friday, Dec. 11 on a plan to improve Wisconsin's ground-water standards. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants to create limits for 15 new contaminants. They include four pesticides, chemical residues after pesticides break down, and chemicals...
December 9, 2009 - 12:11pm
November 18, 2009
Family might get to keep cabin in DNR land dispute
A Green Bay family might get to keep the vacation home they were originally told to give up as part of a land dispute with the state DNR. But they'd have to buy it back from the government. Yesterday, Marinette County Circuit Judge David Miron threw out his original ruling from...
November 18, 2009 - 9:02am
November 9, 2009
DNR prepares deer hunters for prospects of a lower harvest
Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the gun season which starts a week from next Saturday. And the DNR is trying to prepare them for the prospect of a lower harvest this year. Ecologist Keith Warnke says the fawn production has been below-average the past two years. And...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
September 23, 2009
Assembly votes 61-32 to strip the governor's power to appoint DNR secretary
The governor's power to manage natural resources would be sharply reduced under a bill passed by the Wisconsin Assembly. The vote was 61-32 Tuesday to let the Natural Resources Board appoint the Department of Natural Resources secretary instead of the governor. Don Friske R-Merrill...
September 23, 2009 - 10:56am
September 2, 2009
Assembly panel votes today on ousting governor out of DNR
The state Assembly's Natural Resources Committee will vote today on a bill aimed at getting politics out of the DNR. A Senate panel is scheduled to vote Thursday on a similar measure - which would take away the governor's authority to appoint a secretary for the hunting, fishing...
September 2, 2009 - 9:54am
Huebsch revives proposal to split the DNR into two agencies
Former state Assembly Speaker Mike Huebsch is reviving a proposal to split the Department of Natural Resources into two separate agencies. The Republican from West Salem says the DNR is too big and unwieldy. He wants to create a new agency to deal with pollution and environmental...
September 2, 2009 - 9:03am
August 17, 2009
DNR officials want control over feral pigs
DNR officials want more control over feral pigs being kept on private property. The state has been trying to control a growing population of the animals which have started showing up in several counties. The animals are a concern because they multiply quickly, damage crops, and...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
July 27, 2009
Public hearing seeks to get politics out of DNR issues
A public hearing will be held tomorrow on the latest effort to get politics out of hunting, fishing, and environmental issues. An Assembly committee will hear testimony on a bill to let the Natural Resources Board appoint the Department of Natural Resources secretary instead of...
July 27, 2009 - 10:03am