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Grape farmers in Wisconsin are facing a growing threat, and in many cases it is coming from their own neighbors. Herbicides that are used to kill weeds in crops such as corn and soybeans can be deadly to other plants, including grapes.
State natural resource officials are wondering how a mysterious virus found its way to Wisconsin trout and what it will mean for the health of aquatic life. Despite the uncertainty, authorities confirm they released 270,000 brown trout this year from hatcheries where fish tested positive for the cutthroat trout virus.
With higher temperatures outside, the cycle of UW-River Falls’ “corpse flower” sped up, and the plant reached bloom stage last night. (See live video.) But the bloom is expected to last only a few hours
MENOMONIE -- UW-Stout has signed an agreement to explore collaboration in several academic areas with a government university in Moscow, Russia. UW-Stout Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen signed a memorandum of...
Things have really sped up with the corpse flower today with the increasing temperatures outside. (Watch live video.) The flower is already starting to open, and UW-River Falls horticulturists are now predicting it will completely open sometime tonight.
HUDSON -- A “sheriff’s sale” auction for the Schaffhausen house in River Falls where three sisters were killed by their father drew not a single bidder Tuesday morning, Aug. 13,...
Dr. Duke Pesta, professor of English at UW-Oshkosh, will discuss the “Common Core State Standards Initiatives” program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course in River...
MENOMONIE -- The lights went out in UW-Stout’s Jarvis Hall the night of June 21 when more than three inches of rain fell in a short time in Menomonie, flooding city streets and filling the basement of the university’s newest building. Now, thanks to the work of university employees and contractors, electrical equipment has been replaced in the Jarvis Hall basement, walls have been painted, flooring is new, information technology is operating and laboratories and storage areas are getting back to normal.
TRIMBELLE – Two men were injured in a one-vehicle accident reported at 3:48 a.m. Sunday, July 14. The crash took place near the intersection of County Road K and 810th Street in the town of Trimbelle.
Two elderly passengers were injured Sunday morning when a woman lost control of the car she was driving and struck several mailboxes and a tree in Pierce County. Due to...