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River Falls Journal
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
One more time: Sirens to blare
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
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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
August 21, 2008
Fishing all day, resting at night
I couldn't believe Josh was into a big fish so soon. We had just finished setting up the tents. I hadn't even gotten my clothes unpacked when I realized Josh had taken off in his kayak and was fishing already. It was getting close to suppertime. Brats would be OK, but walleye would...
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Moving water has a fascinating vitality. Like watching fire, flowing water is mesmerizing. The fluid dynamics are constantly changing patterns of turbulence and color and light. We have spiritual attachment to rivers; as well we should because they are life-giving. We also have...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
New rules in place when sturgeon season opens; part of St. Croix River exempt
Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say there will be rule changes for the upcoming sturgeon hook and line season which opens Sept. 6. Officials say the rules changes are aimed at protecting the future of the state's sturgeon fisheries. The season...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Still crazy after all these years
In 1975 Paul Simon recorded the "Still Crazy After All These Years" album. It was popular through the late 1970s and tunes from that album still ring in my head today. The people that I met and worked with in the late 1970's were somewhat crazy but I learned so much from them. Meeting...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
Stoffel tops at latest Bassmasters tourney
John Stoffel of River Falls took top honors at the latest fishing tournament in the Kinni Bassmasters series Saturday on Red Cedar Lake near Rice Lake. Stoffel caught and released five bass weighing an estimated total of 15 pounds, three ounces to beat out 14 other anglers. Duane...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
DNR officials scale back tougher rules for fishing tournaments
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fish managers have scaled back tougher rules for fishing tournaments. In January, the Natural Resources Board voted to limit the number of tournaments for each body of water. In addition, they required permits costing up to $200 starting...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Nothing fishy about these records
So you want to catch a Wisconsin State Record Fish, huh? Is it skill or just dumb luck that put those guys and gals in the record books? I've had chances, but my luck was terrible so you won't be reading my name in any record books -- at least not yet. The state record largemouth...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Trails & Tales: Panfish are fun any way you catch them
When I think of Norman Rockwell paintings I see a couple of kids riding bikes hurriedly down an old gravel road with a red coffee can in one hand and a rod and reel in the other on their way to their secret fishing spot. If you are an angler who grew up in the Midwest, you probably...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Three straight losses by the River Falls Fighting Fish, including a 9-8 defeat at the hands of the New Richmond Millers Sunday, have evened the Fish's record at 10-10 overall, 4-4 in the North Division of the St. Croix Valley Baseball League. The Fish's latest loss came after an...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am