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UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
16PR63 In the matter of the estate of Bruce L Johnson
Real Estate Showcase
October 22, 2009
Parts of southern Wisconsin have 40 percent more deer than the state's goals
Wisconsin deer hunters might not have to be up north to find that trophy buck. The Department of Natural Resources says the southern half of the state has at least 20 percent more deer than the department's recommended goals. And many spots in the southern third of Wisconsin are...
October 22, 2009 - 9:00am
Wisconsin hunters against changes to gun deer season
Traditions die hard. Many of the Wisconsin residents who turned out for a public hearing Wednesday night in Ashland said they don't want to...
October 22, 2009 - 7:44am
October 9, 2009
Wisconsin trout programs share success stories
On Sept. 18 I attended the Wisconsin Conservation Congress Trout Committee meeting held in Viroqua. Over the past 20-plus years, a concerted...
October 9, 2009 - 5:00am
September 29, 2009
Venison donation program in 10th year
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Wisconsin's Venison Donation program. More than 3.1 million pounds of ground venison from nearly 70,000...
September 29, 2009 - 2:00pm
September 25, 2009
Fish experts go high tech to find best spots for muskies to spawn
Wisconsin fish experts used high technology to find the best places for muskies to spawn. The Department of Natural Resources has come up with a computer model which will help identify the spawning areas which need the most rehab and protection. The model is the result of a two-year...
September 25, 2009 - 9:53am
September 15, 2009
Corn bin incident claims Ellsworth area farmer
ELLSWORTH -- A 75-year-old rural Ellsworth man died Monday afternoon after he became trapped inside a corn bin while it was being unloaded. The victim was identified as Patrick H. Harrington. Authorities were notified of the accident at the Patrick and Margaret Harrington farm,...
September 15, 2009 - 9:48am
Crops get boost from warm weather; rain needed
The above-normal temperatures in Wisconsin have given a last-minute boost to the state's crops. State officials said it was 2 to 4 degrees above normal last week, and it helped to dry corn that will be fed to cows. Almost two-thirds of the state's overall corn crop is in good...
September 15, 2009 - 9:00am
September 11, 2009
Taking a tour of southern Wisconsin includes stop at wildlife area
Every few months Sal and I drive down to northern Illinois to visit our twin grandsons, Garrin and Brady. My son Matt, his wife Angela and the...
September 11, 2009 - 9:00am
September 3, 2009
Wildfire danger high in Wisconsin
As the Labor Day weekend approaches, most of Wisconsin is considered dry to severely dry according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. That has the Department of Natural Resources warning us about the danger for wildfires. Officials say more than 98 percent of all wildfires are caused...
September 3, 2009 - 9:37am
August 20, 2009
Couple helps promote local foods
Ag physics question of the day: What happens when an object in motion meets an immovable force? First, meet the object in motion: "I just felt...
August 20, 2009 - 10:32am
Ox Cart Days celebrates 40th
What started as a simple fundraiser for a village park has ended up being a lasting community celebration in Star Prairie. Ox Cart Days will...
arts and entertainment/News/outdoors/events
August 20, 2009 - 9:57am
August 19, 2009
Bicycle riders participate in Highground event
The weather forecast for Aug. 7 read something like this: showers, thunderstorms, cloudy and a wind speed of about 15 mph. It wasn't an ideal day to be on a bicycle, to say the least. About 22 bicyclist weren't deterred by the weather. The group, which left from the New Richmond...
August 19, 2009 - 11:16am
Normal cranberry crop expected; Wisconsin leads nation in output
This year is expected to be a "normal" year for cranberries. That projection actually means an estimated 10 percent drop in production. Wisconsin leads the nation in cranberry production. Last year's crop was a record-breaker, with Wisconsin growers planting an additional 1,500...
August 19, 2009 - 9:00am
August 17, 2009
DNR officials want control over feral pigs
DNR officials want more control over feral pigs being kept on private property. The state has been trying to control a growing population of the animals which have started showing up in several counties. The animals are a concern because they multiply quickly, damage crops, and...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
August 14, 2009
Knapweed is unwelcome visitor in these parts
When driving around the countryside, keep an eye out for the purple flowers that have started to bloom along roadsides. It is the spotted knapweed and it is not a welcome addition to our area. It is an alien visitor, native to Europe and western Asia, which has become well established...
August 14, 2009 - 9:07am