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Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Photo-taking man prompts concern; sinking boat, ATVs gone wild
Deadline approaching for Most Admired Senior Citizen
Milberg trial: Closing arguments begin this afternoon
State could get $13M to fight heroin, opioids; Walker unsure if he'll speak at RNC; Wisconsin boasting nation's top crops; nine more state news stories
Milberg trial: Facebook activity, inspections scrutinized on Tuesday
crime and courts
Fish rally falls one run short
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Former Wildcat Call drafted in 3rd round by White Sox
Former Wildcat Alex Call drafted by White Sox
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional title game
Skyfall: Man goes for the record, has personal motivation
Four River Falls girls seek Ambassador crown
Crime pays, authors speak at River Falls area winery
Longtime NR leaders, Dr. Craig and Tom Doar, pass
Belinda Jensen makes a cloud
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/5/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/5/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 144)
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/12/16 Town Board Meeting
Bradley Alan Buschette, 48
Coyde Marsh Jr., 77
Patricia Ann Leonard, 74
Preston Orvold, 66
Beverly F. Falteisek, 80
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Featured column: As I See It: Connect the dots: Go green, go sidewalks
Real Estate Showcase
February 3, 2010
"Country Mercantile" invites vendors at Farm Technology Days
An opportunity to showcase arts & crafts products at Pierce County's Farm Technology Days 2010. The Pierce County Arts & Crafts committee of...
February 3, 2010 - 10:27am
January 26, 2010
Farmer counts himself 'lucky' to survive corn bin entrapment
By Steve Dzubay and Judy Wiff BALDWIN -- Volunteers from five area departments, including River Falls, converged on a town of Rush River farm...
News / Life
January 26, 2010 - 4:27pm
January 20, 2010
December shows increased milk production
Wisconsin's dairy cows stayed busier than their national counterparts last month. The state's milk production rose by 4.3% in December, while the national output dropped by nine tenths of a percent from a year ago. Wisconsin farmers made just over 2.2 billion pounds of milk during...
January 20, 2010 - 11:52am
December 9, 2009
Ag background, teaching interest drive Pierce County 4-H intern
Ag background, teaching interest drive 4-H intern By Bill Kirk Pierce County's 4-H internship is Katie Wendinger's first job in Ellsworth,...
education / Life
December 9, 2009 - 9:39am
November 30, 2009
University to partner with two farm businesses
UW-River Falls officials are expected to announce a "significant partnership" with Racine-based Case IH and Value Implement of Menomonie and Osseo Wednesday morning. The deal is said to greatly benefit the university's College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES). "We...
November 30, 2009 - 10:14am
November 24, 2009
Wet corn causes propane shortage
Gov. Jim Doyle has declared a state of emergency to help alleviate a shortage of propane. Doug Caruso of the Wisconsin Farmers Union says the demand for the fuel is higher than normal because it's needed to help dry a high-moisture corn crop. Doyle's declaration will expand the...
November 24, 2009 - 9:12am
November 20, 2009
Letter: Farm group hides corporate socialism
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has started a propaganda campaign called, "Don't CAP Our Future." Its goal is to derail climate-change legislation. It says the climate legislation in Congress would drive food prices so high, only bailed-out Wall Street bankers afford...
opinion / politics
November 20, 2009 - 1:38am
November 17, 2009
Farmers catch up on harvest; mold and moisture a concern
Dry weather has helped Wisconsin farmers catch up with their harvest activities. But moisture levels remain high in the corn crop and some farmers are letting it dry in the fields for now, while they bring in their soybeans. Officials said 38-percent of Wisconsin's corn for grain...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
November 12, 2009
Hunters get ready for gun deer-hunt; few changes this year
Wisconsin hunters are gearing up for the Nov. 21 opening of the regular nine-day gun deer season. Some important changes for this year's hunt...
November 12, 2009 - 3:52pm
November 11, 2009
Experts predict lower 2009 deer kill
Wisconsin wildlife biologists anticipate the statewide deer harvest will be lower than last year. "There are a number of factors coming together in 2009 that will most likely lead to a lower total deer harvest," said Keith Warnke, big game ecologist for the Wisconsin Department...
November 11, 2009 - 9:59am
From posh to just unique, deer stands vary greatly
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Minnesota is smack dab in the middle of the 2009 deer hunting season. For many hunters, that means perching precariously...
November 11, 2009 - 7:20am
November 5, 2009
Snowmobile route map changes add, delete access
The city's official snowmobile route map will undergo changes if the City Council approves them. It heard a first reading of the ordinance amendments...
News / outdoors / sports
November 5, 2009 - 11:11am
November 4, 2009
Disc golf course soon disappearing from Willow River State Park
The disc golf course at Willow River State Park will be removed this fall, park officials said Wednesday. The course, which has grown from nine holes to 13, was originally put in place as a pilot program. "Experience has taught us that although disc golf is a popular sport enjoyed...
News / outdoors / sports
November 4, 2009 - 2:55pm
October 22, 2009
Parts of southern Wisconsin have 40 percent more deer than the state's goals
Wisconsin deer hunters might not have to be up north to find that trophy buck. The Department of Natural Resources says the southern half of the state has at least 20 percent more deer than the department's recommended goals. And many spots in the southern third of Wisconsin are...
October 22, 2009 - 9:00am
Wisconsin hunters against changes to gun deer season
Traditions die hard. Many of the Wisconsin residents who turned out for a public hearing Wednesday night in Ashland said they don't want to...
October 22, 2009 - 7:44am