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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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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