Black River Falls

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    Lake Monster Brewing to open brewery and taproom in St. Paul

    The Creative Enterprise Zone in St. Paul will soon be home to another brewery. In early 2015, Lake Monster, currently contract brewing in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, will open a brewery in the Vandalia Tower. Known for Empty Rowboat IPA and Calhoun Claw Pilsener, Lake Monster will add more beers t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    10 Wisconsin beers worth the road trip

    Wisconsin beers are finally finding their way across the border, and that's good news for neighboring Midwestern states like Minnesota. Wisconsin's strong brewing traditions have helped it cultivate one of the most active and noteworthy craft brewing scenes in the nation. Whether you're on vacation, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Lake Monster Brewing: Five Questions

    It's been a good few months since a new brewery opened in the metro area, so the timing was just perfect for Lake Monster Brewing to come to the surface a few weeks ago. The company is operating with a slightly different model than most of our local breweries. "Our initial intention was to open ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Fulton's Brian Hoffman says brewery is already at capacity

    Over the past few years new breweries, brewpubs, and contract brews seem to spring up monthly. As so many new companies start up, the market share continues to show room for growth. The Hot Dish sat down with Fulton Brewery's co-owner Brian Hoffman and two pints of the Ringer to talk about Minneso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Wisconsin criminals might be on the loose in Minnesota

    Two criminals who allegedly led authorities on a high-speed chase after escaping a correctional facility in Wisconsin and kidnapping an elderly woman are still on the loose, and they could be in Minnesota. The escaped inmates are James Cody Misleveck, 18, and James R. Newman, 29, and they have exte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Fulton Beer buys a brewery

    ​Since they started selling beer a little over a year ago, the guys at Fulton Beer have taken heat in the beer-nerd community for calling themselves a Minneapolis brewery while brewing their beer in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Last August they took a first step toward answering this criticis ... More >>

  • News

    September 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 9, 2007

    Local vets advocate wheels across America

    In a journey that has so far resembled a cross between a walkathon and The Straight Story, local musician Robert William Van Vranken II has been wheeling across Minnesota since June 1, raising money and awareness for injured war veterans.

  • Sports

    July 19, 2000

    ...Or Not to Be

    Wisconsin Death Trip channels the pathologies of small-town America into a haunting picture show

  • Arts

    May 17, 2000

    Wu Is Me

    How one reluctant hippie embraced the smell of patchouli and the sound of Minnesota's preeminent jam band, the Big Wu

  • Arts

    April 19, 2000

    Reel Two

    The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival spins into its second week