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November 12, 2018
Winners and participants in the Intermediate Female Division of the World Dairy Expo Youth Fitting Contest are (from left) Ashlee Garbers, Mariah Eichenberg, Brooke Hammann, Sydney Lamb, Mallory Rhodes, Haley Beukema (of New Richmond), and judge Tyler Reynolds. Photo courtesy of the Dairy Star
Beukema takes first in Youth Fitting Contest
November 12, 2018 - 5:00am
October 23, 2018
Photo: (from left) Pete Vanderwielen, third place, 1,944 pounds, Sherwood, Wis.; Pete Midthun, first place, 2,091 pounds, New Richmond; Chris and Amber Stevens, second place, 1,963 pounds, New Richmond. Submitted phoyo
Top 10 giant pumpkins set world record
October 23, 2018 - 7:18am
October 11, 2018
The 2018-2019 St. Croix County Farm Bureau Board of Directors are (back, from left): Randy Roquette, WFBF President Jim Holte, Greg Zwald, Dean Mueller, Jim Lund; (front, from left): Lexi DuSell, Leslie Svacina, Melanie Peterson, Jenny Peterson, Dave Kruschke, Lynn Brosi. Missing: Gary Peterson, Steve Mueller. Submitted photo
St Croix Farm Bureau annual meeting celebrates service
October 11, 2018 - 10:00am
September 19, 2018
Farmers for America will be shown Saturday, Sept. 22 as part of Spring Valley Dam Days. Submitted image
Dam Days film screening aims to shine a light on farmers
September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
September 17, 2018
Greg Zwald and his wife Irma (not pictured) of White Pine Berry Farm, River Falls, recently hosted a group of elected officials and candidates at their family’s organic berry and vegetable farm as a part of a St. Croix County Farm Bureau Policymaker Farm Tour. Other tour stops included Bomaz Farms, a dairy farm, and K-Lund Angus Farm, a beef farm. Photo courtesy of Leslie Svacina
St Croix Farm Bureau hosts policymaker farm tours
September 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 5, 2018
Jim Harsdorf's cows feeding inside a temperature-regulated facility. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
What's going down in west central Wisconsin's dairy industry
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
Members of the Rolling Hills 4-H club put on a skit about the emperor's missing hair as part of their 4-H drama presentation on Thursday, July 19, at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
2018 St. Croix County Fair Results
August 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
July 17, 2018
Austin Raymond analyzes cows at Brahmer farms in Spring Valley, Wis., for the St. Croix County dairy judging team's practice. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
Heritage Calf Project allows students to apply their learning
July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
May 5, 2017
Willow River Tree Farm helped the younger members of the Forest Timberwolves 4-H club celebrate Earth Day. The members learned how to plant and care for a tree. Each member was given a tree to take home and plant. Pictured in front row, from left to right: Will Sanftner and Anna Meyer. Second row: Shelby Meyer, Devan Sanftner, Molly Meyer and Tenley Hesselink. Back row: Austin DeBoer and Luke Becker. Submitted photo by Lori DeBoer
4-H club celebrates Earth Day
May 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
The Kelly family raises chickens on their farm near Red Wing. Marty Kelly says he teaches his children safe handling and hygiene practices when caring for the birds. Photo courtesy of Marty Kelly
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2017
“I fell so hard in love with this pig within the first five minutes of meeting him,” said sanctuary founder, Kara Breci. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 25, 2017
Willows Edge Real Mink-Red was the top seller at the Willows Edge dairy herd auction, Saturday, in New Richmond, at $37,500. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Willows Edge auctions its herd
March 25, 2017 - 3:54pm
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