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Emergency drill planned for Prairie Island today
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: At least a dozen barges are tied up in the Mississippi River north of Winona
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Smith's attorney claims she had permission to take her nephew
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Judge throws out most serious charge against Waseca school bombing plotter
Xcel grant helps Visitor, Learning Center
crime and courts
Ellsworth Legion team loses in Gopher State League finals
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Former Brewer prospect shuts down old club as Tampa Bay wins 2-1
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Twins open road trip in Kansas City
Kummer repeats in Red Cedar Speedway Fair Race
Matzek to leave Augsburg, return to Ellsworth and coach wrestling
Eye Mobile to provide vision screening at the Fair
Pepin County Fair this weekend in Arkansaw
Vacation Bible School next week at Prairie View
Supercross racing coming here next Friday
Fun's not alien to UFO Days this weekend
arts and entertainment
Esther E. Lamon, 94
Duane Hillstead, 73
Dr. Stanley E. Sobottka, 83
Joan M. Grizzle, 60
Richard A. M. Kruger, 70
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/24/14 Board of Adjustment Committee Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/22/14 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 7/21/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 7/21/14 Town Board Meeting
PROBATE NOTICE: Dale B. Lund Estate; Case No. 14PR33
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June 1, 2010
Outdoor notes: Upper Mississippi River project improves habitat for turtles and fish
Turtle and fish on the Upper Mississippi River will be basking and swimming in better digs after this summer courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The project's price tag comes to 160 thousand dollars. Dennis Anderson, a fisheries biologist with the Army Corps, says they'll...
June 1, 2010 - 9:31am
May 25, 2010
No Asian carp found after Chicago fish kill
CHICAGO - No Asian carp were found in the poisoning of a small river south of Lake Michigan. Crews spent five days searching for the dreaded carp by poisoning a two-mile stretch of a river south of Chicago, and closing the O'Brien Lock to make sure none could get away. About 100,000...
May 25, 2010 - 6:12am
May 19, 2010
Kiwanians plan fishing contest
The Prescott Kiwanis Club will host its 14th annual Kids fishing contest 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 5. Registration will be at Mercord Mill Park...
May 19, 2010 - 1:33pm
May 7, 2010
Wild Side: Opening day fishing traditions continue
Many intrepid anglers venture north to fish opening day on Wisconsin lakes in keeping with tradition that verges on a religious pilgrimage. On...
May 7, 2010 - 4:50am
May 6, 2010
Letter: No biological basis to not allow fishing in March, April, he says
TO THE EDITOR: This letter regards the natural phenomenon of the big trout decline in Wisconsin streams. This decline has nothing to do with early fishing or illegal harvest. It is caused by streams getting better due to land use changes. The water in these streams gets colder, minnows...
opinion / letters / outdoors
May 6, 2010 - 2:54am
May 5, 2010
Trout fishing contest winners told
The Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman's Club held their 35th Annual Trout Fishing Contest on Saturday. Thirty-five years is a long time. We want to commend our sponsors, some who have been with us the whole time. We want to recognize the Hines Auction Service for being there all these...
May 5, 2010 - 11:10am
May 3, 2010
Bodies of two fishermen missing since April 15 found in Central Wisconsin
Authorities completed their search yesterday for two fishermen missing since April 15th on Castle Rock Lake in central Wisconsin. The second-and-final body was recovered - that of 26-year-old Thomas Eckle of Greenfield. On Friday, rescuers found the body of his companion, 31-year-old...
May 3, 2010 - 1:07pm
April 14, 2010
Pierce County anglers want to see end of early trout season
If there was a clear message from the Pierce County portion of the state spring rules hearing and Conservation Congress meeting Monday it was this: Get rid of the early trout season. "Just get rid of the whole thing," Ralph Schommer of Maiden Rock said. The trout season came up...
April 14, 2010 - 10:23am
April 7, 2010
Rushing down the Rush and the Kinni
Wisconsin is blessed with over 10,000 miles of trout streams. Some of the best trout streams in the Midwest are right in our neighborhood. The...
April 7, 2010 - 1:41pm
Ban on lawn phosphorus may be difficult to enforce
MADISON - Starting this month, it's illegal for most Wisconsinites to use lawn fertilizers that contain phosphorus. But a state agriculture official says the law might be difficult to enforce. Charlene Khazae is the state ag department's fertilizer program specialist. She says homeowners...
April 7, 2010 - 10:27am
What's your opinion of DNR changes? Hearing set Monday at Ellsworth High School
MADISON - Citizens across Wisconsin have an opportunity to share their opinions on proposed rule changes or to present ideas on management of Wisconsin's fish and wildlife resources at the 2010 Department of Natural Resources Annual Spring Fish and Wildlife Rule Hearings and Wisconsin...
April 7, 2010 - 8:49am
March 25, 2010
Legislation pending to make recreational OWI a criminal offense
MADISON - Some find state laws on drunk driving for boats, ATVs and snowmobiles very complicated. Randy Hardin of Sheboygan is chairman of the Governor's State Trails Council. He says you almost have to know what phase the moon is in, to know what ticket to write. Hardin served...
March 25, 2010 - 10:39am
March 11, 2010
Wild Side: The one that got away
Joe Lewinski drove us through falling snow to the Minneapolis airport early in the morning on Feb. 15. Later that same day we were back again under the coconut palms in Belize with our friends Bill and Sue Smith and Sandy Linehan of River Falls. We enjoyed some cold Belikan beers...
outdoors / columns
March 11, 2010 - 12:55pm
March 10, 2010
St. Croix County Sportsman's Alliance holds benefit March 23
The St. Croix County Sportsman's Alliance will be holding their 29th Annual Sportsman's Benefit at the American Legion Post Number 240 in Baldwin on Tuesday March 23, 2010. This is an ongoing endeavor first started in 1982 to benefit the sportsmen of the local area. All the money...
March 10, 2010 - 2:09pm
February 23, 2010
Lions on Ice - Spring Valley Lions Club annual fishing derby
February 23, 2010 - 9:17am