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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
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
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
October 26, 2009
Polk County farmer is first to be convicted for not registering his livestock
A Polk County farmer is the first in Wisconsin to be convicted for not registering his livestock with the state. The law is meant to help officials respond to disease outbreaks, like the one involving pigs in Clark County a couple years back. But Amish farmers say the registrations...
October 26, 2009 - 9:00am
August 13, 2009
Teen sells grand champion steer at state fair for third year in a row
WEST ALLIS - For the third year in a row, Brock May of Mineral Point sold the grand champion steer at the Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction...
August 13, 2009 - 9:00am
June 23, 2009
Conservation group calls for tougher laws after deer slaughtering case
A conservation group wants the Legislature to toughen the state's animal cruelty laws. Whitetails Unlimited said it was wrong for a judge to dismiss felony cruelty charges against a Waupaca County man accused of running down deer with his snowmobile in January. Circuit Judge...
June 23, 2009 - 9:00am
May 28, 2009
Dodge Rodeo coming to Glenwood City
The second annual St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27, at the St. Croix County Fairplex, home of the...
May 28, 2009 - 9:27am
May 27, 2009
Dairy Center to be showcased during 2010 Farm Tech Days
As UW-River Falls approaches the 100th anniversary of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, lab farming operations at UW-RF lab farms are not what they used to be. The UW-RF Dairy Learning Center, which opened fall 2007, is proving to be a showcase of 21st...
May 27, 2009 - 8:32am
April 30, 2009
Pork producers want us to call swine flu something else
Don't call it swine flu. That's what the Wisconsin Pork Producers are asking us. The strain has pig, poultry and human elements but it's only being spread by people, and there's no evidence of the strain in any U.S. pigs. Tammy Vaasenn, the operations director for the state's...
April 30, 2009 - 9:00am
April 28, 2009
Governor urges calm and vigilance regarding swine flu outbreak
More possible cases will be checked today, to see if anybody from Wisconsin has come down with the swine flu yet. About 10 Wisconsinites who had flu-like symptoms tested negative after returning from Mexico where almost 150 people have died from the latest outbreak. Milwaukee...
April 28, 2009 - 9:00am
October 1, 2008
Wildlife and Ag group don't like Grey Wolf ruling
A wildlife group and an agriculture group react negatively, as the Grey Wolf is ordered back on to the Endangered Species List. A federal judge sided with the Humane Society and others which appealed federal delisting of the wolf in the Great Lakes region. George Meyer with the...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/2/08 PUBLIC HEARING
The River Falls Town Board will hold public hearings on proposed Ordinance #2008-02, Livestock Siting Ordinance on Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 7:00 P.M. during the Planning Commission meeting and at 8:30 P.M. during the River Falls Town Board meeting. The hearings will be held...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
February 19, 2008
State milk production increases twice as much as elsewhere
Wisconsin's dairy cows are working twice as hard as their national counterparts.
February 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 8, 2007
Conference to focus on cashing in on cow chips
In the near future, farmers may have more to sell than just milk, corn and soybeans. Their next money-maker might be energy. A conference to be held in Stevens Point in January will look at ways small and medium farms can use methane digesters to generate not only electricity,...
December 8, 2007 - 12:00am