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June 29, 2016
State could get $13M to fight heroin, opioids; Walker unsure if he'll speak at RNC; Wisconsin boasting nation's top crops; nine more state news stories
June 29, 2016 - 8:47am
June 27, 2016
Statewide gas prices dip; state's poverty numbers steady; Wisconsin farmer creates milk aimed at solving digestion issues; nine more state news stories
June 27, 2016 - 7:05am
June 15, 2016
Conclusion in on UW-Stout student's death; Wisconsin drivers are nation's fourth-worst; winter wheat harvest looks promising; nine more state news stories
June 15, 2016 - 10:50am
May 26, 2016
Freak highway incident in Eau Claire; state's corn should be mostly planted soon; wildfire risk plummets; 13 more state news stories
May 26, 2016 - 8:08am
May 18, 2016
Court throws out conviction of gun-toting man near Somerset school; Study: State's long-term debt fourth lowest in U.S.; 14 more Wisconsin news briefs
May 18, 2016 - 7:56am
May 3, 2016
Wisconsin crop planting lags behind 2015; Dems seek federal review of voter ID law; UW-Madison faculty cast no-confidence vote; eight more state news stories
May 3, 2016 - 8:03am
March 29, 2016
HHS agriculture science teacher Cindy Landers is happy about the direction her program has taken over the past few years and the enthusiasm of her students. She is in the school greenhouse where everything from tomatoes to geraniums are growing in good health.
FFA and ag science students having fun while keeping an eye on the future
March 29, 2016 - 3:43am
March 22, 2016
Tim Nixon outside his home within Willow River State Park's boundaries. (Star-Observer photo by Ricky Campbell)
Tim Nixon taking on global issues here at home
March 22, 2016 - 10:08am
February 29, 2016
UWRF Professor Brian Smith holds up a yellow plum he hybridized. He is now working on a hybrid table grape that could handle the cold winter. Smith has been breeding various fruit varieties since he was a child.
New table grape could last through frigid temps
February 29, 2016 - 9:34am
February 25, 2016
River Falls-grown alfalfa sprouts causing food-borne illnesses, say health officials; 'Sanctuary cities' bill unlikely to pass; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
February 25, 2016 - 8:20am
February 19, 2016
Assembly wraps up session: OKs voucher tax relief, mental health funding; Mississippi shipping could being by mid-March; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
February 19, 2016 - 8:12am
February 18, 2016
Watchdog group concerned about money in court race; Latino 'milkers' converge on Capitol for rally today; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
February 18, 2016 - 9:25am
February 15, 2016
UPDATED: Justice Scalia remembered by Abrahamson, Marquette Dean; low turnout expected for Tuesday's primary; plus 14 other news stories from around Wisconsin
February 15, 2016 - 2:22pm
December 27, 2015
Orion Samuelson, a radio and television agriculture broadcaster most widely known for hosting “U.S. Farm Report,” spoke at an area meeting for ag producers in Menomonie Dec. 7. (River Falls Journal photo by Judy Wiff)
Ag broadcasting icon tells farmers your job will never end, promote it
December 27, 2015 - 11:38am
Mike Pearson
This time, world population growth good for U.S. farmers, claims public TV host
December 27, 2015 - 11:31am
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