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WATCH: Area fire fighters train for propane emergencies
Sheriff: Man, 40, ID’d in state park death investigation
NR man pleads guilty to wire fraud, violating Clean Air Act
Alleged Hudson dog thief accused of pulling hatchet on man in separate incident
UWRF classroom upgrades approved in 3 buildings
crime and courts
Seven Cats selected to All-BRC soccer
14AA home tourney champs
Legion still learning early
Fish stay perfect in SCVBL
Baseball: Legion tourney this weekend
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/2/19 Town Board Meeting
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 7/11/19 Hearing - Zoning Ordinance Revisions
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/2/19 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/1/19 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- 2019 Mill & Overlay Program
Scenic Bluffs Dental opens in Prescott
New Dentist Joining Bardill Dental Associates
Bakke Norman Welcomes Attorney Jeffrey A. Cormell
School is in session at Forestville Vines
Petersons open their farm June 15 for Dairy Breakfast
Place a Business Announcement
Matthew D. Yunker
William R. Reiff
John and Dorothy Maule
Steve and Lara Koecher
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
Woodworking column: A Declaration of Independence, sort of
Letters to the editor: Digging a grave for all of us
Greg Peters column: Run this story up your flagpole
Bill Rubin column: Sweet, it's a lemonade stand!
Editorial: Thunder, lightning, illegal lightening of the pocket
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June 23, 2019
Woodworking column: A Declaration of Independence, sort of
Before attending a concert at Orchestra Hall, we made reservations at Monello, a trendy restaurant in Minneapolis' Ivy Hotel. We choked at the valet parking ($18 for three hours), but recovered at the thought of the special pre-concert dinner that was offered. A three-course dinner...
June 23, 2019 - 10:00am
June 15, 2019
Woodworking column: Mind-boggling pioneer labor
It's 150 years ago this week. Great-Grandad's diary tells me that he, his brother-in-law Shubal Breed and his pal Lyman McNitt were breaking land on Dave Wood's 160-acre farm. Years back I read that the sand flats in southern Trempealeau County were a piece of cake. Down there, around...
June 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2019
Woodworking column: Will the 'Bible-n-booze' combo catch on?
June 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
May 31, 2019
Woodworking column: Treasures behind the glass-doored cabinet
Our next door neighbor Howie Nelson dropped by last month with a gift, as if his gift to us as our loyal, caring neighbor wasn't gift enough. The gift, he explained, belonged to his late mother and he wanted us to have it because my wife and I are book people.
May 31, 2019 - 6:00pm
May 24, 2019
Woodworking column: The delicate, or not so delicate, John reading
WARNING: Those readers of a delicate nature may want to pass on this column because it deals with a subject members of polite society may find abhorrent.
May 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 18, 2019
Woodworking column: Joining the ranks of literary persons, uffda!
Some literary figures put up with all kinds of guff from fans, publishers, fellow authors. Still others didn't hesitate to suffer fools gladly or anyone else for that matter. One such character was Edmund Wilson, a snobby Ivy Leaguer notorious for his snottiness, even onto his ex-wife...
May 18, 2019 - 11:00am
May 10, 2019
Woodworking column: Maybe the 'good old days' weren't so bad after all
Last month in the merry month of April, I headed through the arctic wastes of Main Street and at the edge of town stood a forlorn fellow shivering in his boots and holding a sign that explained his presence outside: "FOR SALE, ALL FIXTURES AT SHOPKO" Across the road in the middle...
May 10, 2019 - 5:00pm
May 3, 2019
Woodworking column: Facts and findings
Monumental amounts of effort are expended on scholarly research projects that ofttimes come to naught. To be sure, some projects are so important that the survival of civilization depends upon them, as in the case of Norman Borlaug's research in the area of plant breeding, that resulted...
May 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 20, 2019
Woodworking column: Never hurts to have a leg up in the Korner of Knowledge
I've loved quiz shows most of my life, beginning in 1942 at Larken Valley one-room school where we frequently competed in spelling bees when it was too cold or snowy for recess. In eighth grade, I competed at the courthouse in the Star Tribune tri-state spelling bee, falling to some...
April 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 14, 2019
Woodworking column: Finding fancy fixin's in Beldenville, nonetheless
Valentine's Day is long gone, but not forgotten by the loving partners who dwell on Walnut Street. When it finally stopped snowing on the day that Walnut Street looked like a scene from "Dr. Zhivago" it was a day after Valentine's but we decided to celebrate big time, to do it up...
April 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
April 5, 2019
Woodworking column: Discovering 'Lillyhammer' on Netflix
Heavens to Newton V. Minnow, who told us 60 years ago that TV was a "vast wasteland?" I've found a new TV show worth watching. I'm tired of watching reality TV shows like "Forged in Fire," a real rib tickler about blacksmithing. Even "Moonshiners" and the quaint hillbillies who make...
April 5, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 1, 2019
Woodworking column: A fine butcher is a treasure
When any holiday rolls around, the long meat case at Ingebretsen's Market on Lake Street in Minneapolis is a sight to behold.
April 1, 2019 - 10:00am
March 21, 2019
Woodworking column: We who suffer in the snow belt
I'm writing this column on Feb. 8, wondering if three weeks will ever arrive, so we can be warming our behinds at the pool in Sarasota, which should be about RIGHT NOW when you read this missive.
March 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
March 16, 2019
Woodworking column: Going out my way, but what way will it be?
Dear me! When next Sunday rolls around, your old correspondent will celebrate his 83rd birthday. "Four Score and Three" has sort of an ominous ring to it, does it not? So, I better get my rear in gear and settle some scores before my jig is up. To put it more bluntly, I'd better...
March 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
March 8, 2019
Woodworking column: They said it, we read it
"Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal." Literary critic Lionel Trilling said that. "When a thing has been said, and well said, have no scruple: take it and copy it." Novelist Anatole France said that. "Remember why the good Lord made your eyes, Pla-gi-a-rise!" Humorist...
March 8, 2019 - 6:00pm