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State offers first free ice-fishing weekend

January 14, 2013 in River Falls Journal

MADISON The DNR invites everyone to discover that “ice is nice,” especially during the state’s first, free, ice-fishing weekend set for Jan. 19 and 20 in Wisconsin. Continue Reading

Learn to row with the St. Croix Rowing Club

June 1, 2011 in River Falls Journal

The St. Croix Rowing Club will offer in June and July Learn-to-Row classes that introduce adults (18 years and older) to the sport of sculling (rowing in a boat with two oars). No previous rowing experience is required. Classes meet at SCRC’s Boathouse, on the west-end of St. Croix Street, in Hudson, Wisconsin. Continue Reading

Riverfront property gains permanent protection

January 6, 2011 in River Falls Journal

Submitted images
This aerial view depicts the 4.3-acre site — within city limits and near the Kinnickinnic River (shown in blue) — that will be perpetually protected.
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Signs warn of Kinni’s long, remote ride

August 10, 2010 in River Falls Journal

Around midnight on this past July 4th weekend Rob Chambers woke to a faint calling. It was very warm and his cabin windows were open. A barely perceptible voice repeated, “We need help.” Continue Reading

Here’s advice, warnings for those exploring Kinni

August 10, 2010 in River Falls Journal

Like his town of Clifton neighbor Rob Chambers, retired Dayton’s cabinet maker Steve Cochrane has rescued stranded Kinnickinnic River travelers. Those rescued, he says, were either unprepared, ill equipped or both. Continue Reading