-- Campus police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have arrested a student for setting a fire in a residence hall.
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-- The owners of a house that exploded near Eau Claire will not see the damage first-hand until they return from vacation tomorrow.
-- Authorities are working to recover a body from the Mississippi River in St. Paul.
The College of Business and Economics at the UW-River Falls will host an information session from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the UWRF Hudson Center, for those considering whether a master’s degree in business administration will help them further their career goals.RELATED CONTENT
Sunday’s late-afternoon storm downed this barn, owned by James Jean on 570th Avenue east of Ellsworth.RELATED CONTENT
What has been talked about for months, heck, even years, became official on May 14 during a Pierce County Building Committee meeting.RELATED CONTENT
St. Croix County residents: Don’t miss out on the Tire and Appliance Collection on Saturday, June 1. Take advantage of this great opportunity to get rid of unwanted tires and major household appliances for a small fee.RELATED CONTENT
-- Baseball, America’s pastime, gets another boost in River Falls with the May 18 opening of Field of Dreams Indoor Sports & Batting Cages, LLC, 125 1/2 N. Main Street.
- The River Falls Golf Course on County Road M opens the season for the first time as a public golf course, having shed its semi-private club status plus made other improvements during the long winter.
-- Wineries are popping up in western Wisconsin, and the town of Troy is no exception.
Morning State News Briefs: State officials say Oklahoma-like tornado damage can easily happen in Wisconsin
-- Wisconsin officials say the Oklahoma tornado tragedy should be a “wake-up call” for what might happen here.
-- A state budget measure that’s being considered today would make all high school students take the ACT college entrance exam during their junior years.
-- The raw milk trial of Sauk County dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger enters its second day in Baraboo.
-- A Wausau firm ended 114 years of paper-making in Wisconsin yesterday. The Wausau Paper Corporation signed a final agreement to sell its mills in Rhinelander and Mosinee to a new company sponsored by KPS Capital Partners of New York.
-- Wisconsin dairy cows continue to pump out more milk than the national average. New federal figures show that Wisconsin made just over 2.3 billion pounds of milk in April.