Spring Valley's Farmers Market up and running
The 2013 Spring Valley Wisconsin's Farmers Market had its first vendor set up on Friday, May 10, when John and Arlene Snoeyenbos of Ellsworth displaye...
Prescott Law Explorer Post competes in state tournament
- 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.
-- 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 raw milk trial of Sauk County dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger enters its second day in Baraboo.
-- 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.
-- 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.
-- 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.
-- The Minnesota State Legislature finished its 2013 session last night at midnight with rare precision as both the House and Senate adjourned at the same moment.
-- Lake Superior has lost about 20-percent of its most abundant large fish over the last 30 years, as the average water temperature has warmed by two-and-a-half percent.
-- Clayton Kershaw tossed a three-hitter last night, as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 at Miller Park.
-- The top six baseball teams in the Big Ten Conference will visit the Twin Cities this week for the Big Ten Baseball Tournament at Target Field, beginning on Wednesday.
-- The NBA Draft Lottery will take place tonight in New York. The Minnesota Timberwolves hold a 1.7-percent chance of landing the first overall pick after finishing with the ninth-worst record in the NBA at 31-51.