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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 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
Wildcat wrestlers 7th at BRC/DSC Challenge
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
Weekend Happenings, Feb.27 - March1
Parents, kids: Come join Dr. Seuss party at River Falls library
Raise the curtain
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
Sonja C. Johnson
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Dylan J. Denk, 22
Annette Blanchette, 77
Jane Huelskamp Alfonse, 104
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?
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‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
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
April 1, 2009
The greatest dog in the world
How do you figure out if you have the greatest dog in the world? How can you cogitate if any dog can be called the greatest dog in the world? I've put together a formula based on traits involving some "dog gone" good categories. For dogs those categories would be obedience, ability,...
outdoors / opinion
April 1, 2009 - 12:36pm
January 6, 2009
Doyle may change mind on DNR selection process
Gov. Jim Doyle might change his mind about letting the head of the state Department of Natural Resources be appointed by the agency's own board. Former GOP Gov. Tommy Thompson took over that power in 1995.
January 6, 2009 - 9:00am
November 20, 2008
Man who spearheaded humanitarian drive dies
Whether it was local utility customers, engineering products or the world's starving kids, Jim Dieck went after "value." Dieck, 63, chief engineer at Foley United in River Falls, died at his home Saturday. He battled cancer for several years, even had it go in remission before it...
November 20, 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
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
May 30, 2008
Start early when training dogs
It's all about obedience. When you are training a dog that's past the puppy stage there is one word that has to fall into place. It's called control, and with control comes obedience. It's not something that you do once and forget about either. Rather, for real control and obedience,...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am