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August 30, 2012
Drought affects cow-patty quantity, quality
Organizers of the annual Wisconsin Cow-Chip Throwing Contest say the summer's drought resulted in a lack of dried cow manure for the contest. They were only able to scrape up about 100 chips but normally need about 300 for the contest. They'll have to dip into a reserve of about...
August 30, 2012 - 11:46am
Outdoor fires now banned in River Falls area
River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson says the region is under a Fire Watch Weather Area due to the excessive heat, lack of rain and high winds....
August 30, 2012 - 8:37am
August 27, 2012
River Falls: Get ready for a blast
Another round of storm siren testing will take place today in River Falls. Police Chief Roger Leque says the outdoor sirens will blare at 1...
August 27, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 17, 2012
Forecasters predict warmer-than-average winter
Forecasters say it will be another relatively warm winter, with less snow than normal. The forecasting service AccuWeather released its 2012-2013 winter weather outlook Aug. 15. A National Weather Service spokesman in Sullivan says that prediction is basically the same as the one...
August 17, 2012 - 12:35pm
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 3, 2012
Buckled pavement wreaks havoc
Highway 29 is open again west of Chippewa Falls after the intense heat caused the pavement to buckle and cause dramatic incidents during the first two days of July. An SUV on the road went airborne, and two semi-trucks almost hit each other. On Sunday, the buckling pavement on Hwy....
July 3, 2012 - 4:00pm
June 19, 2012
Update: River Falls area clobbered by another storm
June is living up to its reputation as the summer stormy season. Early morning Tuesday, June 19, another storm barreled through western Wisconsin,...
June 19, 2012 - 8:52am
June 15, 2012
Storms bring inches of rain, power outages
Severe weather brought heavy rain, high winds and power outages for many residents of west-central and northwest Wisconsin June 13-14. Xcel Energy's outage web site said on the morning of June 15 that 56 people in Hudson were experiencing power outages, as well as a few in Afton,...
June 15, 2012 - 10:49am
June 13, 2012
UW students survive wilderness ordeal
Two UW Stevens Point students are okay after being trapped in a wilderness in New Zealand for nine days. Alec Brown and his girlfriend, Erica Klintworth, both 21, met a search team and returned to the city of Christchurch today. The two were part of a UW-SP foreign-study program...
June 13, 2012 - 11:56am
June 1, 2012
Authorities issue flood warnings in western Wisconsin
Flood warnings remain in effect on the Mississippi River between Prescott and Buffalo County in western Wisconsin. The National Weather Service says the river is about 1 1/3 feet below its flood stage at Hastings Minnesota. It's expected to get above the flood stage by the morning...
June 1, 2012 - 11:26am
May 9, 2012
Who turned the lights out in River Falls?
Big storms that rolled in over the weekend, cast some River Falls residents into the dark. All were restored with power Saturday evening or Sunday...
May 9, 2012 - 9:14am
May 3, 2012
Storm: Congressman Kind can feel the pain
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) on Thursday, May 3, made the following statement in regards to the recent storms that caused significant damage in the town of Blair and resulted in the loss of Kind's personal property. "I've been focused on the Blair community today,...
May 3, 2012 - 4:32pm
April 19, 2012
Statewide tornado drill at 1:45 p.m. today
According to River Falls Police Chief Roger Leque, "The Statewide Tornado Drill is scheduled to begin at approximately 1:45 p.m. today (Thursday,...
April 19, 2012 - 11:57am
April 18, 2012
Insurance claims pour in after weekend storms
American Family Insurance of Madison is busy handling hundreds of damage claims from the Midwest tornadoes and thunderstorms this past weekend. Spokesman Steve Witmer said the company has received just over 1,000 property damage claims, and almost 600 auto insurance claims resulting...
April 18, 2012 - 11:56am
March 26, 2012
Reminder: Siren test today at 1 p.m.
Based on the overcast/gloomy weather the scheduled siren test has been postponed until Tuesday, March 27, at 1 p.m. The plan is to activate them...
March 26, 2012 - 12:17pm