Weather Forecast



May 2, 2013
More snow expected in some areas; UW reserves could hit $1.2 billion; Search goes on for canoeists missing in Eau Claire; more state news
May 2, 2013 - 12:11pm
River Falls Municipal Utilities lineman Tim Wiste confers with a peer by phone early Thursday at the site of an outage on Emory Circle. A large box elder split, with one fork narrowly missing a major electrical feeder and the other landing on a nearby Dodge Neon. Utility Director Kevin Westhuis said crews have been out since about 4 a.m., responding to 50-60 service outages. Fortunately, there was no major line damage, he said. Steve Dzubay photos.
SECOND UPDATE: Storm takes out power across area
May 2, 2013 - 9:16am
April 24, 2013
Company asks for injunction to stop work on Stillwater bridge; Lawmakers outraged by $648 million UW surplus; more state news
April 24, 2013 - 8:55am
April 23, 2013
School delayed two hours
April 23, 2013 - 6:04am
April 19, 2013
Over 14 inches of snow falls in some places; Utility overbills school district by $310,000; more briefs
April 19, 2013 - 8:49am
Crash Thursday on I-94 near Hwy. 95 claims life of Houlton teen
April 19, 2013 - 8:10am
April 15, 2013
A half-dozen ships sat at-anchor Sunday, just outside the Duluth harbor after high winds shifted a large mass of shore ice across the channel. Photo courtesy Duluth News Tribune.
Northern reaches straffed by another dose of winter; thousands scramble to make Tax Day deadline; man held in fatal house fire, more state news
April 15, 2013 - 9:14am
April 12, 2013
Lawmakers mull criminalizing resale of food stamps; new Walker-driven protest rules termed 'totalitarian'; permit OK'd for 5,300-cow farm, more state news
April 12, 2013 - 8:45am
April 11, 2013
Utilities still toil to undo storm-related outtages; Ryan favors some facets of Obama budget; researcher charged with formula theft, more state news
April 11, 2013 - 10:39am
April 10, 2013
First towboat locks through to St. Paul; tribal leader rips DNR, state leaders; brace yourself for next wintry blast
April 10, 2013 - 9:32am
March 19, 2013
Gerardo Medina, from the Green Bay area, uses a portable drill to affix a threshold plate on the first of two shelters that will protect flowers and bedding plants bound for sale outside the River Falls ShopKo store in a few weeks. Steve Dzubay photos.
Seasonal disorder: Greenhouses appear while dig-out continues
March 19, 2013 - 1:48pm
March 14, 2013
Free classes offer Skywarn spotter certification
March 14, 2013 - 10:25am
March 6, 2013
UPDATED: Dive team locates second crash victim; sheriff apologizes for chief's outburst; lost K-9 located; more state news
March 6, 2013 - 8:44am
March 5, 2013
Westbound travelers on I-94 were moving slowly toward the St. Croix River crossing before 9 a.m., Tuesday. An accident at Mile 1 closed two of three lanes for a time.
UPDATE: Accidents causing I-94 slowdowns; Red Cedar bridge crash now cleared
March 5, 2013 - 9:00am
Semi plunges into Red Cedar; I-94 closed at Menomonie
March 5, 2013 - 8:26am