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Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Harsdorf votes with majority for ‘Right to Work’
Council candidates sound off in public forum
crime and courts
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
Weekend Happenings, Feb.27 - March1
Parents, kids: Come join Dr. Seuss party at River Falls library
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Glen Park Bridge Rail Panels
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./16/15 Public Hearing re: Moody Rezone Request
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./5/15 Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Sonja C. Johnson
Dylan J. Denk, 22
Annette Blanchette, 77
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
Get Out! Deals
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 Wisconsin's fish and wildlife resources at the 2010 Department of Natural Resources Annual Spring Fish and Wildlife Rule Hearings and Wisconsin...
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 under the coconut palms in Belize with our friends Bill and Sue Smith and Sandy Linehan of River Falls. We enjoyed some cold Belikan beers...
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
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,...
outdoors / life
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...
sports / outdoors
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...
outdoors / columns
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"...
opinion / outdoors
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...
outdoors / sports
April 17, 2009 - 1:35am