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River Falls Journal
All aboard for another year
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Parking permit enforcement to begin
Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Featured photo: Lake George
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
April 2, 2014
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
EAU CLAIRE – State wildlife biologists invite anyone interested in the status of their local deer herd to attend the annual spring fish and game hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, in their county. In the past, early spring herd status meetings were based on groupings of deer management...
April 2, 2014 - 12:05pm
August 14, 2013
Fly fishing at different scales is fun
It’s taken me many years to gain modest proficiency in fly fishing. I started out when I was about 10 years-old with my grandfather’s 8-foot...
August 14, 2013 - 3:32pm
July 28, 2013
Kids fishing contest at Willow River Saturday morning
Willow River State Park hosts kids fishing contest Saturday, July 27, 9-noon. Poles and bait provided if needed.
July 28, 2013 - 12:53pm
July 17, 2013
Wild Side: That’s why they call it fishing
By Dan Wilcox Outdoor Columnist Ole and Sven were returning from a fishing expedition with few fish. Ole said the fish were pretty expensive, given all the time and money that they had invested in their fishing trip. Sven replied, “It’s a good thing that we...
July 17, 2013 - 4:31pm
July 15, 2013
DNR wants to declare three area trout streams as self-sustaining
SPOONER -- Portions of five western Wisconsin trout streams would be reclassified based on their habitat and ability to support natural trout...
July 15, 2013 - 2:18pm
June 11, 2013
Area TU chapter wins grant for Trimbelle restoration
The Hudson-based Kiap-TU-Wish chapter of Trout Unlimited has been awarded a $5,000 Embrace-A-Stream grant to help fund a continuing habitat restoration...
June 11, 2013 - 10:21am
May 22, 2013
Lions fishing contest for kids
The Ellsworth Lions Club will hold its fishing contest 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Nugget Lake Park. The contest is for children 16...
May 22, 2013 - 3:29pm
May 20, 2013
Summer, kids, fishing, it's all good and it's on Perch Lake
The St. Croix Sportsman's Alliance will sponsor a free kids fishing contest on Saturday afternoon, June 8, at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake,...
May 20, 2013 - 4:18pm
January 29, 2013
Kids' ice fishing contest Feb. 23
On Saturday, Feb. 23, there will be a kids ice fishing contest at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake from 2-4 p.m. for children ages 6-12. Bait...
January 29, 2013 - 9:21am
May 13, 2012
Opening day trophy
Joe Fox of River Falls got this 22-inch brown trout to fall for a nightcrawler while fishing with his son, Don, and some friends on the banks...
May 13, 2012 - 4:20am
October 19, 2011
Florida snowbird nabbed overbagging sunnies in Sawyer County
HAYWARD -- State Conservation Warden Tom Heisler of Winter was already working an overbagging case when he spotted another busy angler on popular Lake Chetac in Sawyer County. "I saw it. There were four fishing lines. The law allows three. And, he was catching a lot of fish," Heisler...
October 19, 2011 - 4:24pm
Alyssa Ellefson of River Falls, left, holds up her first trophy flathead catfish after catching the beast on the Mississippi River near Red Wing,...
August 19, 2011 - 10:13am
July 22, 2011
When biting flies attack
Many years ago a friend and I drove from home in Ohio to Wisconsin to look at colleges. Taking advantage of the week off for college exploration...
July 22, 2011 - 1:36pm
June 23, 2011
Wildside: 'Gang of Geezers' goes fishing again
The same four friends went fishing for bluegills again. John Lewinski of McCall, Idaho, grew up in Mann Valley just west of River Falls....
June 23, 2011 - 1:55pm
June 1, 2011
Fishing contest in Prescott this Saturday
The Prescott Kiwanis Club is hosting the 15th annual kids fishing contest from 9-11 a.m this Saturday. Registration will be at Mercord Mill...
June 1, 2011 - 12:34pm