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Democratic governor’s candidate makes her case in western Wisconsin
Update: Driver identified in Friday morning crash
New slate of executive officers elected to lead Midwestern Higher Education Compact
Buck kill off markedly YOY for Pierce, St. Croix counties
Truck backs into salon, driver arrested for DWI
crime and courts
UWRF women sweep UWEC, Kuechle records back-to-back shutouts
Seven Falcons named to All-WIAC football teams, former Wildcats Zimmerman, Kusilek honored
Three Wildcats named all-BRC
Wild Side: Bipedal hominids enjoy the savanna and the beach
Sundogs shine in River Falls skies
Come and get it
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 6-8
College class to hold fundraising bash for Turningpoint
These upcoming local concerts create holly, jolly offerings
arts and entertainment
Nao Sue Xiong, 65
Ronald A. Nelson, 58
Teresa Heitman, 57
Lorraine Zignego, 94
Melinda M. Zellmer, 50
Days Gone By: Nov. 14, 2013
Letter: What a gift: U.S. flag
Letter: Don’t overlook these hateful public expressions
Letter: Give gifts for veterans
Letter: Readers equal winners
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 12/10/13 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/28/13 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/10/13 Town Board Meeting
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/19/13 Public Hearing- Shoreland Districts
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/19/13 Hearing - Town of Forest Zoning
June 7, 2013
Wild Side: Colorful migrants return from the tropics
The valley where we live used to be grazed and was fairly open when we bought the property in 1981. Cattle had bit back the brush and young trees leaving large spreading maples, oaks, basswoods and cottonwoods, and scattered thickets of wild plum and prickly ash. Over the years we...
sports / outdoors
June 7, 2013 - 8:06am
May 22, 2013
Pierce County Courthouse trees taken down
Two large oak trees were removed from the south Pierce County Courthouse lawn Wednesday morning. The county put out a press release Wednesday, explaining why: --The removal is part of a larger, comprehensive project dealing with several issues of concern to the county's Building...
news / government
May 22, 2013 - 9:43am
May 21, 2013
County-wide tire collection June 1
St. Croix County residents: Don't miss out on the Tire and Appliance Collection on Saturday, June 1. Take advantage of this great opportunity...
May 21, 2013 - 10:00am
May 16, 2013
Authorities seize exotic pets from home
Kenosha police have removed a menagerie of exotic reptiles from a home in the 1400 block of 53rd Street. Five Central American snakes, two American alligators, one crocodile, a Gila monster and a snapping turtle were taken from the home to the Kenosha zoo. Officials at the zoo say...
May 16, 2013 - 11:37am
May 15, 2013
Plantings observe Arbor Day, boost tree population
A group comprised of City staff, local Lions Club members and Greenwood 5th graders gathered Friday, May 10, to commemorate Arbor Day by planting...
outdoors / government
May 15, 2013 - 11:22am
May 10, 2013
Time to chunk that junk
The city of River Falls offers residents the chance to discard their unwanted junk -- big and small -- at the annual Spring Cleanup event held...
news / events
May 10, 2013 - 10:50am
May 8, 2013
Zebra mussels on barge delay St. Croix bridge work
A Wisconsin firm will de-contaminate almost 100 construction barges used to ship building materials to the site of the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson. Preliminary work on the project was halted after Minnesota's DNR found dead invasive zebra mussels on six of eight barges...
May 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
May 2, 2013
Swarm season starts: bees just doing what comes naturally - Don't Panic!
If spring-time should finally arrive, honey bee colonies start to build-up their numbers and if they run out of space in their hive, they swarm....
outdoors / life
May 2, 2013 - 3:03pm
Spring clean-up on Hwy. E
On Monday, April 29, the student and professional staff of the University Center walked along County Highway E to pick up trash for the Adopt-A-Highway...
May 2, 2013 - 10:32am
April 24, 2013
DNR says: Seek and destroy gypsy-moth eggs
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says gypsy moth eggs will start hatching over the next few weeks, so now is the time to find and kill them. The DNR wants homeowners to search trees, houses, firewood piles, play sets and any other outdoor surfaces for the egg masses,...
April 24, 2013 - 3:29pm
Kinni Cleanup a go
After snowy weather forced the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust to postpone its annual spring cleaning event, the garbage-gathering activity was...
news / outdoors
April 24, 2013 - 10:22am
April 18, 2013
River association hosts author William Souder
The St. Croix River Association will hold its annual Spring Gathering on May 14. Guest speaker will be local distinguished author, William Souder,...
outdoors / life
April 18, 2013 - 9:24am
County Earth Day event set Sunday in Hudson
The St. Croix Community Development Department has joined with YMCA Camp St. Croix to host the ninth annual Earth Day event, "Soils: Dig It!" The event is Sunday, April 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at YMCA Camp St. Croix in Hudson. A "tunnel" will entice kids to pretend they are earth...
April 18, 2013 - 9:18am
April 17, 2013
Deer-dressing men face fines
The state DNR says five suburban Milwaukee men who trapped and put a T-shirt on a wild deer could be fined up to $300 each. WTMJ Radio and TV reported this week on a YouTube video from Oak Creek that showed five men create an elaborate trap, wrestle with a deer, then put a shirt...
April 17, 2013 - 11:27am
UPDATE: Weather forces KRLT to postpone Kinni Cleanup
The Kinnickinnic River Land Trust announced the morning of Friday, April 19, that due to the weather, it has postponed the annual cleanup event...
outdoors / news / events
April 17, 2013 - 9:48am