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River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
Get ready for another round of sirens
Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Douglas W. Jenkins Estate; Case No. 16PR52
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Council Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Joseph R. Jensen Estate; Case No. 16PR51
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2016 Budget Adjustment- Library Fund (Parking)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Hearing - Liquor License - WestWind
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Real Estate Showcase
May 29, 2013
Cigarette butt sparks grass, barn fire
A rural Lake Tomahawk man found out the hard way during the weekend that Wisconsin's wild fire season isn't over yet. Authorities said he tossed a cigarette butt on his property and drove into town. The tiny spark started his grass on fire after he left - and about an acre of land...
May 29, 2013 - 11:45am
Enjoy free recreation June 1-2
The state reminds residents that "Wisconsin's great outdoors I always the ticket to fund with family and friends" and that the weekend of June...
May 29, 2013 - 10:45am
May 8, 2013
Distressed canoeists story exposed as hoax
Police in Eau Claire say a kayaker who claimed that two canoeists vanished in the Chippewa River this week made the whole story up. A 30-year-old Manitowoc man was arrested on a possible charge of obstructing an officer after rescuers spent parts of May 7 and 8 looking for the two...
May 8, 2013 - 1:40pm
Zebra mussels on barge delay St. Croix bridge work
A Wisconsin firm will de-contaminate almost 100 construction barges used to ship building materials to the site of the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson. Preliminary work on the project was halted after Minnesota's DNR found dead invasive zebra mussels on six of eight barges...
May 8, 2013 - 1:39pm
April 24, 2013
DNR says: Seek and destroy gypsy-moth eggs
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says gypsy moth eggs will start hatching over the next few weeks, so now is the time to find and kill them. The DNR wants homeowners to search trees, houses, firewood piles, play sets and any other outdoor surfaces for the egg masses,...
April 24, 2013 - 3:29pm
April 17, 2013
Deer-dressing men face fines
The state DNR says five suburban Milwaukee men who trapped and put a T-shirt on a wild deer could be fined up to $300 each. WTMJ Radio and TV reported this week on a YouTube video from Oak Creek that showed five men create an elaborate trap, wrestle with a deer, then put a shirt...
April 17, 2013 - 11:27am
February 27, 2013
State's deer "czar" asks hunters for input
Wisconsinites are being asked to share their ideas for carrying out the "Deer Czar's" recommendations. The DNR will hold seven public meetings at UW Stevens Point to get input from hunters and others interested in how the state's deer herd should be managed. They'll be asked to...
February 27, 2013 - 11:57am
February 13, 2013
Wolf hunt draws lawsuit
The Humane Society of the United States filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Washington D.C. against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as the Interior Department. The lawsuit asks courts to put Upper Midwest grey wolves back on the federal endangered species list. It said...
February 13, 2013 - 11:35am
February 11, 2013
DNR study compares trash, recycling volumes
About $64 million worth of plastics are being buried in Wisconsin landfills each year, when they could be recycled instead, according to a new study commissioned by the state DNR. The agency says it will run a pilot project this spring to expand the recycling of flexible film packaging....
February 11, 2013 - 10:16am
January 31, 2013
Moving up: Rosen named regional DNR warden
A Wisconsin DNR conservation warden formerly of Hudson and River Falls has been named regional warden of the 19-county West Central Region headquartered...
January 31, 2013 - 2:34pm
January 14, 2013
State offers first free ice-fishing weekend
MADISON - The DNR invites everyone to discover that "ice is nice," especially during the state's first, free, ice-fishing weekend set for Jan....
January 14, 2013 - 10:14am
December 4, 2012
DNR holds live chat about cougars
The DNR hosts a live online chat discussing cougars at noon, December 5, at this DNR web site: http://dnr.wi.gov/chat/expert.html. People...
December 4, 2012 - 2:56pm
November 20, 2012
Hunters help feed the hungry
The DNR-coordinated Wisconsin Venison Donation Program started 11 years ago and since then, has stocked 3.6 million pounds of ground venison...
November 20, 2012 - 9:48am
November 2, 2012
Hunting DNR land: There's an app for that
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has developed a new app for Android phones that tells hunters when it is legal to shoot a gun, based on their location. The 99-cent app was tested with game wardens before it was released. It isn't available for iPhones yet. State officials...
November 2, 2012 - 12:13pm
October 23, 2012
Shared geography: Dive into the confluence
A National Park Service conference in 2009 sparked the idea of local communities working together to share common concerns, foster partnerships...
October 23, 2012 - 9:05am