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Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
crime and courts
Ellsworth Invitational: Hosts earn victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Cynthia Beebe, 64
Tim M. Blodgett, 76
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
September 22, 2015
Wild Side: Fascinating fluid dynamics on the Big Lake
The continually changing interactions between water, sunlight, moonlight, clouds and wind make for fascinating scenery on lakes. We’ve enjoyed...
September 22, 2015 - 9:57am
September 3, 2015
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
This summer has been a fine one around here except for some high-intensity rainstorms. Rain has been frequent enough that we haven’t had to...
September 3, 2015 - 2:13pm
August 21, 2015
Wild Side: It pays to know some good knots
People have been making fiber rope for thousands of years. Our cave-dwelling ancestors used knots to make snares and nets for catching food,...
August 21, 2015 - 8:47am
August 7, 2015
Wild Side: Trout fishing in the mountains
Joe Paatalo (‘Joe Pa’) of River Falls is an English teacher, book author, avid trout fisherman and former player and coach for the River...
August 7, 2015 - 8:36am
August 6, 2015
Spring Valley teacher nets big trout
Spring Valley High School teacher and River Falls resident Pat Houlton caught this large brown trout in a small creek near Spring Valley in late...
August 6, 2015 - 9:25am
July 2, 2015
The clays Hall of Famer
Ellsworth native to be inducted into state sporting clays HOF
July 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 30, 2015
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Living in the northern hemisphere at close to 45 degrees north latitude, we look forward to this time of year during our long winters. We’ve...
June 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 15, 2015
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Here’s my recurring rant about land and water resources management. It was sparked by seeing a disgusting amount of mud and green slime...
June 15, 2015 - 4:18pm
June 1, 2015
Fishing derby is June 6
A kids fishing derby is scheduled Saturday, June 6, at Homestead Park on Perch Lake in the town of St. Joseph from 9-11 a.m. sponsored by the...
June 1, 2015 - 11:15am
May 28, 2015
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
Spring is a delightful time to be out in the woods. The sweet smell of wild plum and black cherry flowers fills the air. The spring ephemeral...
May 28, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 13, 2015
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Last Saturday Ken Hensel of River Falls and I went north to fish on Lake Wapogasset in Polk County. “Wapo” is a flowage lake in the Apple...
May 13, 2015 - 2:36pm
April 29, 2015
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Last Sunday was a fine day in the neighborhood. Despite a cool start in the 40s, the sun came out in a clear blue sky. Walking through our woods...
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 3, 2015
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
I imagine after humans have destroyed much of life on earth that some tough species will survive and continue to thrive without us. Among them...
April 3, 2015 - 10:38am
March 28, 2015
Trout Unlimited announces grant for rehabilitation of Kinnickinnic River
RIVER FALLS - The Kiap-TU-Wish Chapter of Trout Unlimited is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from Embrace-A-Stream to help finance a conservation project on the Kinnickinnic River east of River Falls. This grant is the latest in a series of grants from various...
March 28, 2015 - 9:14am
March 19, 2015
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
A few weeks ago we saw eastern bluebirds along a pasture fence line where mules were grazing in northern Florida. Male bluebirds are elegant...
March 19, 2015 - 9:52am