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PHOTOS: Solar eclipse 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Clouds, rain expected to hide eclipse in state; Evers to announce gubernatorial run; 7 more state news stories
Local bars win 'brown jug' case, donate to food shelf
City approves permit for town of RF sand mine
crime and courts
Two Falcons earn USTFCCA honors
Wildcats edged on last second field goal
Something special here: Forde drawn back to RF to teach, coach
Fish wrap: Season ends at the hands of Sparta
Cats ready for some football
Area students perform at Shell Lake Arts Center
Library, UWRF make eclipse plans
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
Take a stagecoach for El Paso Days
New Richmond family helping trauma victims in Iraq
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River Falls: 090517 GAVIN REZONE
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/21/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/22/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/21/17 Planning Commission Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/21/17 Regular Board Meeting
Patrick D. Baumgartner, 74
Yvonne Meents, 86
John Dusek, 72
Lucille M. Strom, 93
Roger E. Miner, Sr., 78
Viewpoint: Thank you, Wisconsin, for the beautiful gift
Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
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'Loving us' pow wow encourages recovery
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
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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...
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
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