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River Falls Journal
Pierce County Sheriff’s Blotter: Chants in the night, GPS sends semi into yard, dad gets 6th OWI picking up child from baseball
Police Beat: Giant M&M disappears, officer takes bite to the thigh
UPDATE: Capsized kayaker rescued from Lower Kinni by airboat
UPDATE: Walker backs away from changes to open records law but is mum on his role; Budget measure’s wording similar to recent documents from governor and DOA
UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
crime and courts
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Wildcats’ historic baseball season ends in extra innings
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional championship
Wildcats sectional baseball champs
New family winery in River Falls featured on Spectrum West July 6
Gear up for ‘Cruisin for a Cause” on July 18
Featured photo: Monarch butterflies
Registration open for ‘Paddle with a Ranger’
Minnesota Orchestra performs free outdoor concert in Hudson
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
AD FOR BIDS: St Croix County Health Center Additions/ Renovation
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/9/15 Special Meeting - Board Candidates
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/6/15 Hearing and Town Board Meeting
Florence J.(McMillen) Anderson-Trowbridge, 89
LaVern Allen Rodewald, 76
Beverly Thompson, 86
Daryl Albert Feyereisen, 75
Beverly Ruth Thompson, 86
Days Gone By: Elixirs, liniments, and pain relievers
Featured column: My gardening career: From potato bugs to soil fungus
Days Gone By: Sugar -- once a thriving business, until tragedy struck
Ready for a summer of experiences
Get Out! Deals
July 15, 2010
Wild Side: Giant mayfly flights fuel fish feeding frenzy
My grandparents had a house in the village of Put-In-Bay on South Bass Island on western Lake Erie. The house was my grandfather's retreat during...
July 15, 2010 - 9:36am
June 29, 2010
What a fish!
On Thursday evening, June 17, Brian Klawitter of Trophy Catfishing and Sturgeon Adventures, located in Lakeland, Minn., took Mike and Mallory...
June 29, 2010 - 11:03am
June 18, 2010
On the Wildside: Walleye wilderness expedition: Plenty of fish, indelible memories
Eight of us convened early Friday morning a few weeks ago at Bowen's Garage on Main Street in River Falls. We loaded gear and food into two trucks...
June 18, 2010 - 2:55am
June 4, 2010
Enjoy state parks for free this weekend
Enjoying Wisconsin State Parks, forests, trails and recreation areas is always a good value but on the first Sunday of June they are an exceptional value, as entrance to any state park, forest, trail and recreation property is free. On State Park Open House Day, no admission stickers...
June 4, 2010 - 11:20am
Fish free this weekend
People of all ages can fish free in Wisconsin on June 5 and 6, the state's Free Fishing Weekend. More than two dozen free fishing clinics statewide during that weekend - and free loaner equipment available from 50 state parks and offices will help make it even easier for people to...
sports / outdoors
June 4, 2010 - 11:15am
Fish, swim, relax
On Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13, St. Croix County will host a Park Appreciation Weekend for park users. This entitles everyone to free...
outdoors / life
June 4, 2010 - 10:15am
May 19, 2010
Kiwanians plan fishing contest
The Prescott Kiwanis Club will host its 14th annual Kids fishing contest 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 5. Registration will be at Mercord Mill Park...
May 19, 2010 - 1:33pm
May 7, 2010
Wild Side: Opening day fishing traditions continue
Many intrepid anglers venture north to fish opening day on Wisconsin lakes in keeping with tradition that verges on a religious pilgrimage. On...
May 7, 2010 - 4:50am
April 13, 2010
'Kinni' is a jewel of a trout stream
The "Kinni," as it is affectionately known to most here, is a superb, Class 1 trout water stream which originates in the center of St. Croix...
April 13, 2010 - 2:10pm
April 7, 2010
Rushing down the Rush and the Kinni
Wisconsin is blessed with over 10,000 miles of trout streams. Some of the best trout streams in the Midwest are right in our neighborhood. The...
April 7, 2010 - 1:41pm
What's your opinion of DNR changes? Hearing set Monday at Ellsworth High School
MADISON - Citizens across Wisconsin have an opportunity to share their opinions on proposed rule changes or to present ideas on management of...
April 7, 2010 - 8:49am
March 11, 2010
Wild Side: The one that got away
Joe Lewinski drove us through falling snow to the Minneapolis airport early in the morning on Feb. 15. Later that same day we were back again...
outdoors / columns
March 11, 2010 - 12:55pm
March 10, 2010
St. Croix County Sportsman's Alliance holds benefit March 23
The St. Croix County Sportsman's Alliance will be holding their 29th Annual Sportsman's Benefit at the American Legion Post Number 240 in Baldwin on Tuesday March 23, 2010. This is an ongoing endeavor first started in 1982 to benefit the sportsmen of the local area. All the money...
March 10, 2010 - 2:09pm
Wild Side: River flowing through us
I've had a life-long fascination with water. My father took our family fishing on Lake Erie and canoeing in the Canadian wilderness when I was a boy. That fascination led me to Wisconsin when I was 17 to study aquatic ecology. I have worked with rivers in this region since then....
February 10, 2010 - 4:10pm
September 25, 2009
Fish experts go high tech to find best spots for muskies to spawn
Wisconsin fish experts used high technology to find the best places for muskies to spawn. The Department of Natural Resources has come up with a computer model which will help identify the spawning areas which need the most rehab and protection. The model is the result of a two-year...
September 25, 2009 - 9:53am