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Hudson-area crash survivor was 'in her last minutes' before discovery
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State Board Oks Addition to CVTC River Falls Campus
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Somerset students get an early start on community service
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July 30, 2010
Group strives to preserve area farmland
Agriculture is responsible for $524 million of economic activity and employs 4,700 people in St. Croix County. These are significant numbers, but according to Pete Kling and Gerald Croes, not enough people know about them. "Maybe we underestimate the power that agriculture has,"...
July 30, 2010 - 8:54am
May 21, 2010
'Alice' takes students on wonderful ag adventure
Did you know there are more cows in Wisconsin than there are children in school? Or that if all Wisconsin cranberry crops were harvested you'd be able to give every person in the world 26 cranberries? Those are just two of the fun facts New Richmond students learned last week when...
May 21, 2010 - 7:42am
December 18, 2009
Farmers try to weather financial drought
Wisconsin farmers had great expectations when commodity prices spiked in 2007. At that point, things looked bright for those who produced the nation's food supply.
December 18, 2009 - 8:23am
December 3, 2009
Blaze destroys building at Emerald Dairy
A fire at Emerald Dairy on Sunday destroyed a manure digester and the equipment inside. Firefighters got the call at about 5:30 a.m., said Glenwood City Fire Chief Greg Holden.
December 3, 2009 - 10:53am
August 7, 2009
UW Extension report says farming generates $59 billion in state
Farming in Wisconsin generates more than $59 billion in economic activity. That's according to a new University of Wisconsin Extension report. Madison professor Steve Deller says America's Dairyland has helped itself by taking on niche markets, and expanding beyond its traditional...
August 7, 2009 - 9:19am
July 20, 2009
Wisconsin milk production bucks national decline
Wisconsin's milk production kept rising last month despite a decrease nationally. Farmers in the Badger State made just more than $2.1 billion pounds of milk in June, up 2.8 percent from the same month last year. Production in the 23 major dairy states fell 0.1 percent to almost...
July 20, 2009 - 9:23am
July 6, 2009
Wisconsin cheese production up more than 3 percent in May
Wisconsin's continues to be more dominant as the nation's leading cheese-maker. The Badger State's cheese production for May grew by 3.2 percent from the year, while No. 2 California kept slipping with a production decline of 2.6 percent. Nationally, cheese production grew by...
July 6, 2009 - 9:01am
June 23, 2009
Democrats seek to keep property tax break that preserves farmland
Wisconsin Senate Democrats are trying to stop city developers from taking advantage of a property tax break that's supposed to go to farmers. But the state's Farm Bureau says a good number of farmers would also lose the tax breaks they deserve under the use-value assessment law. Housing...
June 23, 2009 - 7:59am
June 2, 2009
Kwik Trip announces major expansion of its bakery
Kwik Trip says it will double the size of its bakery, and add more than 100 jobs at its support center in La Crosse. The convenience store chain says it's had tremendous growth in its bakery sales. And it's resulting in a $22-23 million dollar expansion. The La Crosse Plan...
June 2, 2009 - 9:00am
April 7, 2009
Master gardeners offer beautification grants
The St. Croix County Master Gardener's Association (SCVMGA) wants to help beautify western Wisconsin communities this summer. The SCVMGA will award a total of $3,500 in grant money. Projects must be conducted by a non-profit or community service organization. Deadline for applications...
April 7, 2009 - 3:53pm
March 27, 2009
Econofoods hires floral manager
Econofoods of New Richmond has hired Dena Plourde as their floral manager. Plourde has been in the floral industry for 16 years. She was previous owner of Dena's Wildflowers for five years. After selling her floral shop, Plourde pursued a business degree and cosmetology license....
March 27, 2009 - 6:00am
February 19, 2008
State milk production increases twice as much as elsewhere
Wisconsin's dairy cows are working twice as hard as their national counterparts.
February 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Doyle outlines plans for $150 million initiative to help expand bio-fuels and manufacturers
In the next few weeks, Gov. Jim Doyle will announce details of a $150-million, ten-year initiative to make Wisconsin a national leader in bio and alternative fuels, and to help the state's manufacturers. "This is a huge opportunity for us to develop a major segment of our economy...
December 19, 2007 - 12:00am
December 8, 2007
Conference to focus on cashing in on cow chips
In the near future, farmers may have more to sell than just milk, corn and soybeans. Their next money-maker might be energy. A conference to be held in Stevens Point in January will look at ways small and medium farms can use methane digesters to generate not only electricity,...
December 8, 2007 - 12:00am