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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
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
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
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
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
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
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
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
August 19, 2009
Normal cranberry crop expected; Wisconsin leads nation in output
This year is expected to be a "normal" year for cranberries. That projection actually means an estimated 10 percent drop in production. Wisconsin leads the nation in cranberry production. Last year's crop was a record-breaker, with Wisconsin growers planting an additional 1,500...
August 19, 2009 - 9:00am
August 17, 2009
DNR officials want control over feral pigs
DNR officials want more control over feral pigs being kept on private property. The state has been trying to control a growing population of the animals which have started showing up in several counties. The animals are a concern because they multiply quickly, damage crops, and...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
Missing Kinni tubers found by MSP helicopter early Monday
A pair of St. Paul men who apparently got waylaid on the tubing trip down the Kinnickinnic River late Sunday, were found by a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter early Monday and led to safety by park rangers. James Miller, 21, and Alex Sperry, 22, were checked out by medics from the...
August 17, 2009 - 8:54am
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
August 12, 2009
Board considers expanding gun deer hunting season to 16 days
The state Natural Resources Board will be asked today to consider expanding the nine-day gun deer hunting season to 16 days starting next year. An 11-member advisory committee says it's the best way to control Wisconsin's deer herd, after the controversial Earn-A-Buck program was...
August 12, 2009 - 9:12am
August 7, 2009
UW Extension report says farming generates $59 billion in state
Farming in Wisconsin generates more than $59 billion in economic activity. That's according to a new University of Wisconsin Extension report. Madison professor Steve Deller says America's Dairyland has helped itself by taking on niche markets, and expanding beyond its traditional...
August 7, 2009 - 9:19am
August 5, 2009
Trail extension nears completion
Pedestrians, bicyclists, Rollerbladers and others will soon step foot on the long-awaited 1,800-foot extension of the S. Wasson Lane trail. Crews have been working on the 10-foot-wide trail for about two weeks delineating it lines and curves, dropping dirt and rocks onto it and compacting...
August 5, 2009 - 3:34pm
July 31, 2009
On Gitchee Gumee's shining big-sea water
I don't like Longfellow's epic poem about the Ojibwa and Lake Superior, but I can relate to Ishmael, the seaman narrator in Herman Melville's...
July 31, 2009 - 1:01am
July 30, 2009
Farm-boy-turned-TV-reporter calls himself lucky
Randy Hanson photo - Boyd Huppert and photojournalist Aethan Hart, a frequent working partner, prepare to cover the meeting between the two neighboring governors, Wisconsin's Jim Doyle and Minnesota's Tim Pawlenty, in Hudson Friday at the St. Croix Marina. How does the son of a...
July 30, 2009 - 11:03am
July 27, 2009
DJs paddle into new business
Longtime friends Tony Pechacek and Greg Lackey started new business Kinni Kayak this month, debuting it with a float during River Falls Days....
July 27, 2009 - 11:01am
State's rarist bird is survivor on Apostle Islands
Wisconsin's rarest bird confines itself to Long Island, part of the Apostles' chain near Bayfield. The piping plover vanished from the state in 1983. But officials say there are about 19 birds today, as part of an intense conservation effort. Back in '83, wildlife agencies and...
July 27, 2009 - 9:57am
July 20, 2009
Wisconsin milk production bucks national decline
Wisconsin's milk production kept rising last month despite a decrease nationally. Farmers in the Badger State made just more than $2.1 billion pounds of milk in June, up 2.8 percent from the same month last year. Production in the 23 major dairy states fell 0.1 percent to almost...
July 20, 2009 - 9:23am
ATV deaths double from last year; registered vehicles down
Nine people have died this year in all-terrain vehicle accidents in Wisconsin. That's almost twice the deaths from last year at this time, even though the number of registered ATVs on the trails is 13 percent less than the previous year. All but two of the nine people killed were...
July 20, 2009 - 9:00am
July 10, 2009
Letter: Tree removal plan challenged
Don't cut down my tree! Few Kinnickinnic residents seem to have been informed of the Town Board's plan to remove eight 86-year-old heritage trees on River Drive between Liberty Road and County Road J. It is a plan ill-advised, contrary to the will of the residents and does not,...
July 10, 2009 - 1:21am
July 9, 2009
Bike rebuilders make difficult decision
Cecil Bjork and Lloyd DeMotts confirm that they're gearing down and closing out the free-bike program they and other volunteers have operated...
July 9, 2009 - 11:17am