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Cigarette butt sparks grass, barn fire

May 29, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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A rural Lake Tomahawk man found out the hard way during the weekend that Wisconsin’s wild fire season isn’t over yet.
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Enjoy free recreation June 1-2

May 29, 2013 in River Falls Journal

The state reminds residents that “Wisconsin’s great outdoors I always the ticket to fund with family and friends” and that the weekend of June 1-2, admission to state parks is free. That includes fishing, hiking trails and ATV riding on public trails. Continue Reading

Distressed canoeists story exposed as hoax

May 8, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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Police in Eau Claire say a kayaker who claimed that two canoeists vanished in the Chippewa River this week made the whole story up.
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Zebra mussels on barge delay St. Croix bridge work

May 8, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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A Wisconsin firm will de-contaminate almost 100 construction barges used to ship building materials to the site of the new Saint Croix River bridge near Hudson. Continue Reading

DNR says: Seek and destroy gypsy-moth eggs

April 24, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says gypsy moth eggs will start hatching over the next few weeks, so now is the time to find and kills.
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Deer-dressing men face fines

April 17, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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The state DNR says five suburban Milwaukee men who trapped and put a T-shirt on a wild deer could be fined up to $300 each.
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State’s deer “czar” asks hunters for input

February 27, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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Wisconsinites are being asked to share their ideas for carrying out the “Deer Czar’s” recommendations.
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Wolf hunt draws lawsuit

February 13, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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The Humane Society of the United States filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Feb. 12 in Washington D.C. against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as the Interior Department.
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DNR study compares trash, recycling volumes

February 11, 2013 in River Falls Journal

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About $64 million worth of plastics are being buried in Wisconsin landfills each year, when they could be recycled instead, according to a new study commissioned by the state DNR.
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Moving up: Rosen named regional DNR warden

January 31, 2013 in River Falls Journal

A Wisconsin DNR conservation warden formerly of Hudson and River Falls has been named regional warden of the 19-county West Central Region headquartered in Eau Claire. Continue Reading