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Give blood, get a haircut The American Red Cross is partnering with Sport Clips Haircuts to offer a free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors in September. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.
The American Red Cross is partnering with Sport Clips Haircuts to offer a free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors in September. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently changed how it operates Lock and Dam 8 on the Mississippi River in Genoa, Wisconsin, in an effort to impede the upstream movement of Asian carp.
RiverTown Multimedia reporters Maureen McMullen and John R. Russett discuss their recent series covering issues related to dairy farms. Hosted by Michael Brun.
ST. PAUL — The new $7.4 million Minneiska campground at Whitewater State Park — featuring 40 sites with electrical hookups, four non-electric tent sites, four camper cabins and three group camps — will open this weekend in southeast Minnesota.
Tee It Up for the Troops, in partnership with Troy Burne Golf Course, held its third annual golf event Aug. 14. Our mission is to honor, respect, remember and support those who have sacrificed for our country and for each of us. It is our military men and women who have made it possible for us to experience the freedoms we enjoy today. We have the greatest military in the world and we are grateful for their sacrifices, commitment, bravery and undeniable love for our country.
Clouds across parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin cleared just enough Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, to offer some a glimpse of a solar eclipse. The middle of the eclipse — when the maximum amount of the sun was covered — occurred shortly after 1 p.m. locally. Around 80 percent of the sun was covered. The eclipse spanned the country, with some areas experiencing complete blockage for more than 2 minutes. It was the first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in 38 years. A total eclipse will next occur over parts of the U.S. in 2024.
As students return to classes at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls next month, first-year students within the College of Arts and Sciences will find themselves tackling non-traditional topics as an introduction to their college career. With topics ranging from health claims to airplanes to doodling, First Year Adventure (FYA) is an innovative approach to university-level learning created to enrich students' minds and lives from their first days on campus.
The St. Croix County Health Department reports that a horse in St. Croix County tested positive for West Nile virus July 27. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reported the positive test result to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health.
Summer enters the home stretch this week, which means August has arrived and we're at the height of fair time. The St. Croix County Fair wrapped up in July, but people are still talking about it. Across the river, Washington County Fair runs Aug. 2-6 in Stillwater and then it is Wisconsin's turn again with the Pierce County Fair Aug. 10-13 in Ellsworth.