Two outstanding River Falls educators will be retiring at the end of this school year: Superintendent Tom Westerhaus and High School Principal Elaine Baumann. We feel it is impressive that their ongoing legacy to the community will include contributions to the community educational foundation, FORWARD.
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On May 7 we experienced a multi-vehicle (mock) crash on Cemetery Road. A thousand of us watched as ambulances from River Falls, Baldwin and Prescott, along with the LifeLink helicopter, fire trucks and multiple police cars did what they do best. We saw EMS professionals, SOS students, school staff and community members all fighting to save lives.
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It’s no sure thing, nothing in life is, but attending school in the River Falls School District gets a student off on the right foot.RELATED CONTENT
Call me a fuddy-duddy, but I’m concerned about all the tweeting and blogging and electronic means of communication that goes on these days. It’s dangerous because everyone seems to be doing it while driving high-powered automobiles, but that’s not my worry.RELATED CONTENT
Gov. Walker is on another mission, this time to undermine the vitality of our UW system. This system provides world-class educational opportunities to our citizens, primarily kids.
The history of River Falls is all around us, you only have to look. As we age, our memories and experiences become integral to whom we are as individuals and society as a whole.
As many of us know, the current state of the economy demands new and innovative ideas that go beyond what politics can provide.
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“Love your enemies” —The words of Jesus in Luke 6:27-30 “Hatreds do not ever cease by hatred, but by love; this is an eternal truth ...” -- The words of the Buddha in the Dhammapada 1.5 & 17.3
In the midst of the seemingly impenetrable darkness that surrounded the death of three precious girls, strong beams of light broke through to Jessica Schaffhausen and her extended family that came from Illinois, Michigan and California to support her as they relived horror in the pursuit of justice.
It’s time to celebrate the River Falls School District volunteers. The week of April 21-27 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week.
Serendipity — The making of pleasant discoveries by accident. —Oxford DictionaryRELATED CONTENT
A perfect storm converged on River Falls last summer:RELATED CONTENT