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Former Hudson man accused of raping child
Pierce County Circuit Court — Criminal
Zlesak is UW-River Falls 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
Hurricanes hit home
crime and courts
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Roger F. Swenson, 85
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
Woodworking: Don't always believe the movie critics
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
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January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
Congressman tries to de-list gray wolves in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) today put forward legislation that would return management of the Western Great Lakes and Wyoming gray wolves to state control. Management of these gray wolves were transferred from the state to the federal level following two 2014...
January 10, 2017 - 2:44pm
January 9, 2017
Party meeting focuses on super-sized livestock
The St. Croix County Democratic Party meeting this month has the topic, "How Rural Issues Affect All of Us." The meeting, open to all, is 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Ready Randy's in New Richmond. Social and discussion hour starts at 6 p.m. January's general meeting looks at the...
January 9, 2017 - 5:00am
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
DULUTH, Minn. — A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology estimates that nearly 22 million pounds of plastics enter the Great Lakes...
December 22, 2016 - 11:00am
December 7, 2016
St. Croix animal feeding operations moratorium replaced with study group
HUDSON – After an October vote of the Community Development Committee sent a proposed six-month moratorium on concentrated animal feeding operations to the St. Croix County Board, a decision to supplant a moratorium with a study group followed nearly six hours of discussion Tuesday...
December 7, 2016 - 8:46am
November 17, 2016
Featured reader letters
Dams keep kayakers afloat Phil Dean town of Clifton When the dams are demolished not only will there be no whitewater kayaking up river, but...
November 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 10, 2016
Land trust works to preserve Kinnickinnic as natural resource
The Kinnickinnic River Land Trust celebrates 23 years of service this season, and its executive director says it won’t be slowing down anytime soon. Headquartered in River Falls, the land trust is a membership-based organization founded in 1993 as a reaction to the development boom...
November 10, 2016 - 3:29pm
September 22, 2016
One-day blitz: UW-River Falls environmental science program conducts intense river study
Environmental science faculty at UWRF welcomed students back to campus this fall with a unique event called a “Kinni Blitz.” The Kinni Blitz...
September 22, 2016 - 11:09am
St. Croix County’s wind turbine controversy keeps swirling
For many residents of the towns of Forest and Cylon in northeast St. Croix County, the hopes of slowing down the development and construction of wind turbines took one step forward and another step back over the past two weeks. The step forward came when the St. Croix County board,...
September 22, 2016 - 8:32am
July 6, 2016
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Save the milkweed: We can do it Cheryl Maplethorpe town of Clifton On Saturday, June 25, I worked with other Rotary members to pick up litter along Highway 35 north of River Falls. As I walked along the highway I was glad to see so many milkweed plants blooming and about ready...
July 6, 2016 - 5:00am
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 11, 2016
Solar garden frustrations lead to lawsuit threat
Jim Farmer voiced frustrations regarding the city’s solar panels during the public comment section of the River Falls City Council meeting Tuesday night, May 10.Farmer said he spoke on behalf of his father and sister, who own homes on Chapman Drive near the city’s new Solar Garden...
May 11, 2016 - 2:22pm
May 5, 2016
Spring cleaning the Kinni
About 140 volunteers gathered at Glen Park Saturday morning, April 30, to help clean up the Kinnickinnic through the Kinnickinnic River Land...
May 5, 2016 - 4:04pm
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 13, 2016
Hudson Hospital will offer free computer and cell phone recycling April 22
In recognition of Earth Day, eight HealthPartners and Park Nicollet hospitals and clinics are partnering with Tech Dump, a Minnesota electronics...
April 13, 2016 - 1:10pm