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‘Green day’ on the Kinni for Montessori students
Finance Committee OKs $8 million for Willow River dam
No bus needed for this field trip
End of an era for River Falls public safety
DNR: Eagle killed in St. Croix County was shot
crime and courts
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
New running club for young girls is looking for helpers
Wildcats clinch first ever BRC baseball title
Hudson boys, River Falls girls win BRC track titles
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Fun with Ole and Lena
Weekend Happenings May 29-31
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Help those in Nepal by checking out this garage sale
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/4/15 Land Use Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/1/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 6/4/15 Board of Review Notice
TOWN OF CLIFTON: Noxious Weeds Notice
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 2015-16 Liquor License Renewals
David A. Bohatta, 65
C. Les Gaylord, 87
Virginia Rodli, 101
Louellyn Wilma Reiss Nestingen
Florence Soares, 97
Days Gone By: Cigar Factory in River Falls
Featured syndicated column: Public tax dollars that go to pay for vouchers brings outcry
Poetic lines 300 years old still resonate
Get Out! Deals
Letter: Committed effort made FTD even better
On behalf of the St.
opinion / letters
July 30, 2010 - 2:21am
Letter: Where did all the people go?
The July 22 River Falls Journal front page showed an aerial view of Farm Technology Days. Tens of thousands of people attended the event that was just two miles south of River Falls on Highway 29. How is it possible that so few of these people found their way into the River Falls...
July 30, 2010 - 2:18am
Letter: From boom to bust
Great expectations, when not realized, bring great disappointment. For a year we have heard about the benefits that Farm Tech Days would bring to River Falls. Last Friday, in a Saint Paul Pioneer Press article headed, "Soggy Ag Expo Ends Early," Executive Secretary Greg Andrews...
opinion / letters
July 30, 2010 - 2:16am
July 26, 2010
Kids to the rescue
In the aftermath of rain Thursday morning at FarmTech, dozens of cars, trucks and at least one coach bus were mired in mud. An enterprising...
July 26, 2010 - 8:27am
July 22, 2010
Drowning claims state ag secretary, UWRF grad Rod Nilsestuen
Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture Rod Nilsestuen drowned in Lake Superior late Wednesday while taking a swim following a day volunteering on a Habitat for Humanity project in the Upper Pennisula. His body was reportedly recovered about 6:10 p.m. some 300 feet offshore. Governor...
July 22, 2010 - 7:47am
5 p.m. update: Plans announced for show break-down
At 4:30 p.m.Thursday, July 22, organizers of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days issued a statement to vendors, offering guidance on how and when...
July 22, 2010 - 7:27am
July 20, 2010
Farm Tech, Day 1: 'It doesn't get much better'
The first day of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in River Falls came and went seamlessly, save for some long traffic backups and early anxiety by hundreds of volunteers, trying to make good impressions. State troopers, deputies and local police were out in force by 6 a.m., shepherding...
July 20, 2010 - 4:05pm
July 19, 2010
The countdown is on
Volunteers and exhibitors worked through the weekend making final preparations for Farm Technology Days, and while rain necessitated temporary...
July 19, 2010 - 9:31am
July 16, 2010
Letter: Don't miss these exciting opportunities
The St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners happily invite everyone to visit the well-prepared, special exhibit areas at the entrances and center pole in the Progress Pavilion during Farm Tech Days July 20-22. It's a fabulous opportunity for the whole family to learn and ask questions....
opinion / letters
July 16, 2010 - 3:15am
July 14, 2010
Show of appreciation
Jim Harsdorf of Pierce County's Farm Technology Days (FTD) Executive Committee presented Tom Holdorf of Value Implement a Charter Sponsor plaque...
July 14, 2010 - 12:29pm
Tours serve to connect farmers to FTD goers
As Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (FTD) 2010 approaches, Tuesday-Thursday, July 20-22, just south of River Falls, a new feature of the show is a special welcoming effort designed for non-farmer attendees. Jay Richardson, organizer of "Courtesy Tours," is excited about this unique...
July 14, 2010 - 12:28pm
FTD isn't just for farmers; Events appeal to varied tastes, interests, ages
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 20 and 21; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 22 Where: In Pierce County at the intersection of Hwy. 29 and Pierce County Road E Hosts: Roger and Bev Peterson family Admission: $5 for adults and children...
July 14, 2010 - 11:30am
July 13, 2010
Wisconsin university, college alumni invited to receptions, tent at Farm Tech
For the third consecutive year, Wisconsin alumni will have a place to gather and visit during Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. Although the Wisconsin Alumni Tent is becoming a tradition, the consortium of campuses aims each year to improve the experience. The Wisconsin Alumni Tent...
July 13, 2010 - 3:05pm
June 12, 2010
Pioneer Day's one Pierce County Historical Association effort to preserve history
BAY CITY--Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) members are offering a trip back in time as one means of saving the area's history. The annual Pioneer Day will return to the River Bluffs History Center in Bay City on Saturday, June 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. PCHA President...
June 12, 2010 - 7:04am
May 24, 2010
Sponsor a park bench or picnic table and benefit schools
Would you like to become involved with the Pierce County Farm Technology Days show and not do any work? There are only 30 "limited edition"...
May 24, 2010 - 9:19am