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MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
Narcan credited for saving lives in Hudson, beyond
Update: Amish crash victims in 'good' condition
New feed store stresses customer service
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Fish still kings in the North
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
River Falls Legion takes third in Mankato tournament
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
RFPD has biggest "Torch Run" year yet
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Every person has a fair story
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 7/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/25/17 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/17 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/17/17, Case No. 17-CV-129, Valerie Sowa
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Amended Ad For Bids - 2017 Mill & Overlay
Ashley G. Speer, 24
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Ruth E. Afdahl, 82
Russell V. Tauferner, 92
Dorothy Esther Johnson, 83
Library Notes: Reading children's books is good for the soul
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
Letters to the editor
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
Real Estate Showcase
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September 10, 2009
Mississippi 'River Rat' to share experiences
Backwoodsman turned author Kenny Salwey will share his view of the Mississippi River's natural and human history in a blend of folksy humor,...
September 10, 2009 - 8:36am
September 4, 2009
Can eating fish make you mad as a hatter?
In Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland, Alice finds herself at a weird tea party with the Mad Hatter and the March Hare. The Hatter explained that he escaped decapitation by the Queen of Hearts for "murdering time." "Mad as a hatter" referred to symptoms of poisoning caused by inhaling...
September 4, 2009 - 1:13am
August 12, 2009
Wild Side: Buckets of rain for a change
Is global climate change affecting us here? A persistent North American jet stream pattern has given us an abnormal pattern of very dry conditions and unusually cool temperatures this summer. Rainfall has been less than 50 percent of normal in the northern half of the state. Exceptionally...
August 12, 2009 - 10:15am
June 11, 2009
DNR announces changes in shoreland zoning
State officials say their proposed changes in lakeside zoning rules won't solve all the problems caused by growing development, but they'll go a long way. Tuesday, the Department of Natural Resources announced its first changes in Wisconsin's shoreland zoning regulations in more...
June 11, 2009 - 9:58am
June 1, 2009
Free admission to state parks, trails and forests on June 7
Sunday is when the state parks will be free for everybody. If you're looking for a cheap way to enjoy Wisconsin's great outdoors, make sure you have next Sunday open. That's when the Department of Natural Resources will hold its annual open house at all state parks. There will...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am
May 20, 2009
Wild Side: Exstream makeover
The Extreme Makeover television series started in 2002 and ended in 2007. The episodes depicted men and women undergoing "extreme makeovers"...
May 20, 2009 - 1:19pm
May 4, 2009
Wisconsin fishing opener: Friendship and fishing never grow old
ON WISCONSIN'S BRULE RIVER -- Everything looked right. Rick Moss laid a tight loop of lime-green fly line against the soft green of the cedars. His muddler minnow lit like a feather on the dark water of this fabled trout stream. Moss, of Wausau, Wis., began stripping in line. He...
May 4, 2009 - 7:41am
April 17, 2009
So long, old friends; remember what's important
I never saw it coming, but it's here whether I like it or not -- my last weekly column for this paper. I never expected to get "laid off," but like so many other people who are losing jobs today, I guess it can happen to a freelance writer too. The problem is, there's still a lot...
April 17, 2009 - 1:35am
April 16, 2009
Fish open May 3
The River Falls Fighting Fish will open the 2009 season on the road at Pine Island, Minn., on Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. The Fish will open their...
April 16, 2009 - 9:37am
March 4, 2009
New fishing licenses are on sale
Don't bother trying to use a 2008-09 hunting or fishing license after March 31 -- it won't be any good. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say that annual licenses are valid from April 1 - March 31, and that licenses for the 2009-10 season are now on sale. "We're...
March 4, 2009 - 7:45am
February 26, 2009
DNR says it's time to get ice fishing shelters off the ice
Anyone with an ice fishing shelter on any water south of Highway 64 must remove it daily and when it's not occupied after March 8. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say regulations have changed this year and the new law requires shelters south of Highway...
February 26, 2009 - 9:00am
December 18, 2008
DNR safety officials offer ice fishing safety tips
As soon as ice forms on Wisconsin lakes and rivers, fishermen begin to appear on the newly frozen water. Early ice is often associated with good fishing, but it also presents challenges to personal safety, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Knowing...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
That's why they call it fishing in Wisconsin
The weather forecast for last Thursday was just too good to pass up so I took the day off from work. Dennis Anderson of River Falls and his dog...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Outdoor Trails and Tales: Is there another world record out there?
This is the time of year musky hunters are out in full force: Eighty-pound test line tied to a Calcutta musky reel; leaders that go over 100-pounds; lures that often are the size of the catch of many anglers; lures with names like Bull Dawgs, Cisco, Suick, Cowbells, Showgirls; and...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
South Dakota man wins top PWT prize
Gil Mollet, Jefferson, S.D., won the one day Championship Shootout Saturday at the Professional Walleye Trail tournament in Hudson Saturday and...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am