NEW PLATEUS Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious
Part 1 was aboutthe interesting psychology that gambling brings out in people. We also looked at those$30 scratch-offs and the mixed feelings that come with buying those things.
But while people have... Posted on 9/12/12 at 10:52 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Dayton rejects GOP school payment plan
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a Republican plan to take money out of the state reserve fund to repay money owed Minnesota school districts.
The Democratic governor on Thu... Posted on 4/5/12 at 11:57 PM
STAFF BLOG SAM COOK'S OUTDOORS EPA: No ban on lead hunting ammunition
On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency denied a petition by five environmental groups to ban lead in hunting ammunition. Here's a link to a story on the topic.... Posted on 8/30/10 at 1:45 PM
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.
If spring-time should finally arrive, honey bee colonies start to build-up their numbers and if they run out of space in their hive, they swarm. The public should not be alarmed if they see or come across a swarm of honey bees. They are doing what honey bees do and are not remotely interested in humans. In fact before leaving their hive the bees fill up their stomachs with honey and are rather mellow; their sole intention is to find a new home to build-up a new colony.
Paul VanDenMeerendonk, St. Croix Valley Beekeepers Association.
, May 02, 2013
Wisconsin News -- The mayor of Adams says algae on Lake Petenwell gets so bad, no one wants to go in the water. That’s why the city wants to partner with Global Environmental Infrastructure Technologies to build a floating solar power plant on the lake.
Wisconsin News -- The Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network says aerial manure spreading creates health risks. That’s why the group opposed to big industrial farms is pushing for a model ordinance which local governments can use to put limits on the practice.
The St. Croix River Association will hold its annual Spring Gathering on May 14. Guest speaker will be local distinguished author, William Souder, who will share highlights of his new biography, “On a Farther Shore: the Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson.”
The St. Croix Community Development Department has joined with YMCA Camp St. Croix to host the ninth annual Earth Day event, “Soils: Dig It!” The event is Sunday, April 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at YMCA Camp St. Croix in Hudson.
The St. Croix Community Development Department has joined with YMCA Camp St. Croix to host the 9th Annual Earth Day event, “Soils: Dig It!” Sunday, April 21, from noon-4 pm at YMCA Camp St. Croix in Hudson.
On March 27, Carol and I were cleaning up the landing area where logs harvested from our woods had been stockpiled. The ground was frozen and snow still covered the landscape. During a break from running the chainsaw, we were pleased to hear the rattling kkkkar-r-r-o-o-o calls of a pair of sandhill cranes.
A crowd of about 100 turned out for the Sunday afternoon, April 7, dedication of the Eco Village in River Falls, 114 S. Apollo Road. Phase One of the Eco Village, four twin homes, is nearly completed and the homeowners will soon be moving in. Two more phases will be completed for this St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity environmental home building project by the end of 2014.
Western Wisconsin News -- Divers are said to be still working to clean up the chemicals spilled into the Red Cedar river March 5th when a tractor-trailer truck slid off snow-covered Interstate 94 in Menomonie.
Western Wisconsin News -- State utility regulators still say “no” to a proposed wind-energy farm in far western Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission said today it would not re-consider its rejection of a construction permit for the Highland Wind Farm in Saint Croix County.
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