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VERDICT: Milberg acquitted on all charges
Nutrition nonprofit promotes healthy eating through local food pantries
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
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
VERDICT: Milberg acquitted on all charges
Authorities bust multi-million dollar pot operation
Seven people have been charged, after authorities seized $15 million dollars' worth of marijuana from the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Oconto County. It was the third time in three years that a large pot-growing operation was found in the northeast Wisconsin part of the...
August 30, 2012 - 11:45am
July 20, 2012
Drought emergency extended statewide
Wisconsin's state-of-emergency for the current drought has been expanded to all 72 counties. Until now, only the southern half of the state was affected, but Governor Scott Walker extended the emergency status yesterday. He told Wisconsin Emergency Management to coordinate the state's...
July 20, 2012 - 10:36am
July 21, 2009
Emerald ash borer spreading in southwest Wisconsin
State officials say the tree-killing emerald ash borer has not been found outside two large areas in southeast and southwest Wisconsin. But the infestation found in March in Vernon County has spread to adjacent to Crawford County. And the infected area now appears larger than...
July 21, 2009 - 9:00am
June 16, 2009
Apostle Islands rangers require groups to pack privies
Groups that bring hikers and kayakers to the Apostle Islands are now required to bring their own privies. The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield has some of its rangers on poop-patrol this summer. But it's not animals they're after - it's humans. Park Superintendent...
June 16, 2009 - 9:00am
February 27, 2009
DNR reminds anglers that inland game fish season closes Sunday
Anglers should be aware that the game fish season on most inland Wisconsin waters closes at the end of the day on Sunday, March 1, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Officials note that the panfish seasons remain open year-round as does...
February 27, 2009 - 11:28am
February 26, 2009
DNR says it's time to get ice fishing shelters off the ice
Anyone with an ice fishing shelter on any water south of Highway 64 must remove it daily and when it's not occupied after March 8. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say regulations have changed this year and the new law requires shelters south of Highway...
February 26, 2009 - 9:00am
February 25, 2009
Early catch-and-release trout season opens March 7
The March 7 opening day of the early catch and release trout season is the latest date it can be by law -- and that may well benefit Wisconsin anglers. The early February warm-up erased what had been record snow accumulations in some parts of the state. "That means less snow...
February 25, 2009 - 1:00pm
February 19, 2009
DNR officials say St. Croix River fish deaths not unusual
Officials now say the deaths of hundreds of fish on the St. Croix River appear to be seasonal and there's no cause for alarm. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists tested oxygen Wednesday in the waters on the Wisconsin border near Stillwater. And they found the levels...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
February 11, 2009
More birds staying in Wisconsin during winter
If you think you're seeing more birds in Wisconsin this winter, you're right. The National Audubon Society says 305 species of birds in North America are spending their winters further north than they did 40 years ago. The purple finch has moved the farthest. Finches that used...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Growing concern over lead bullets in state
There's a renewed concern about the use of lead bullets by Wisconsin hunters. The Raptor Education Group in Antigo has been asked to treat 10 trumpeter swans hit by lead shot since last October. They normally get just two such cases each year. Three of the recent swans died, and...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Deer donations drop 40 percent
State officials say deer hunters gave about 40 percent fewer animals last fall to a statewide program which gives venison to the needy. The latest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources show that 5,300 animals were donated in the gun and archery seasons. Program...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Proposal would outlaw baiting and feeding of deer
The baiting and feeding of deer would be illegal in all of Wisconsin under a measure passed Wednesday by the state Natural Resources Board. The panel unanimously OK'd a series of requests to the state Legislature and the feeding ban was tops among them.
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Reward up to $5,000 for snowmobile duck killings in Fort Atkinson
There's now a $5,000 reward for information about the killings of 70 ducks on the Rock River in Fort Atkinson. The Humane Society of the U.S. and its Wildlife Land Trust put up $2,500 Tuesday for information leading to an arrest and conviction. The Jefferson County Snowmobile...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Snowmobile deaths now reach 15
At least 15 people have been killed in Wisconsin snowmobile crashes this winter. That's the same number as a year ago on this date. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said two riders were killed this past weekend. Robert England Jr., 73, of Peshtigo...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Wild Side: All quiet in the marsh
I pass by the marsh on the upper Trimbelle River on my way to and from work almost every day. The marsh is a favorite place to watch the seasons...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am