RFHS principal leaves mark on the future
After 40 years educating the next generation, River Falls High School principal, Elaine Baumann, is set to retire June 30....
Local firm keeps rolling in River Falls
When NCCM was forming in 2008, its owners were advised to locate a plant overseas where labor costs were cheap – Singapore, Vietnam, China....
Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors
A new shop on Main Street hopes to feature local vendors when it opens this October. Funktion Junktion will be moving into the space 2nd Chances is no...
On Sunday, June 30, the River Falls Youth Hockey Association is hosting a variety show at the River Falls High School Auditorium at 3 p.m.RELATED CONTENT
A 27-year-old rural River Falls man was buying shots and drinks for himself, his brother and patrons at The Corner Saloon, 128 N. Main St., last week. Then he allegedly tried paying a $95 tab with a bad credit card. The card was put back on the bar counter. He grabbed it and allegedly raced out with his brother. A bartender followed, shouting for him to pay up and not to drive because both were drunk.RELATED CONTENT
The 2013 "Homegrown – Life on the Kinni" themed button for River Falls Days is available for purchase for $3 at area banks, Family Fresh Market, Dick’s Fresh Market, the Chamber office and other local businesses.RELATED CONTENT
Members of the Spring Valley Wisconsin Royalty visited the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 331 Memorial Helicopter on display at the Team Oil Travel Center in Spring Valley, Saturday, June 15, 2013.RELATED CONTENT
After hearing from the three finalists for the at-large council position vacated by David Cronk earlier this spring, the City Council selected Dan Gulick to fill the seat Tuesday night.RELATED CONTENT
Alan Page, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota Viking football player, along with his daughter, Kamie Page, will read from their new children’s book "Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky."RELATED CONTENT
Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls.
Randy and Lori Larson of LoRan Rolling Acres farm south of Plum City, will be hosting this year's June Dairy Breakfast in Pierce County on Saturday, June 22, from 7-11 a.m. Bring your appetites to enjoy Dad's Belgian Waffles, sausage, deep-fried cheese curds, Flat Pennies Ice Cream, cheese samples, milk and coffee.RELATED CONTENT
A “Rock and Roll Review” will be presented from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the Lakefront Band Shell. The show, part of the free Hudson Concert Series, will be hosted by one of Hudson’s early guitar players Rod Knox, and will support the Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix County. Three shows will be presented including “New Band” playing grassroots rock, Tommy Bentz Band playing original blues and rock, and host Rod Knox with studio recording players.RELATED CONTENT
Wednesday evening, June 12, a 32-year town of El Paso man overturned his John Deere lawnmower after swerving sharply to avoid hitting the family dog. His left leg was pinned under the mower deck. The man's mother came out to help free his leg.RELATED CONTENT
The SCVRA consists of amateur radio operators (or Hams as they are commonly known) from River Falls, Hudson, Baldwin, Hammond, New Richmond, Somerset and the surrounding area in western Wisconsin, with several from Minnesota sometimes participating with the local group.RELATED CONTENT
For the 12th year River Falls Rotary members have been volunteering weekly to help Westside Elementary students work on their reading skills through the “First You Learn to Read, then you Read to Learn” program.RELATED CONTENT
You may not have liked the snowy winter and rainy spring – but mosquitoes are loving it.
A Waukesha County man paid dearly by helping a turtle cross a road.
“Derecho” (deh-ray’-cho) is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers – but it could be before the week is out.
Downtown River Falls could qualify for a free paint job. Qualifying depends on the volume of testimonials.RELATED CONTENT
In Washington, with a Republican-controlled House and a Democrat president, there’s a lockdown. One political observer says the next four years will be one of “stasis” over budget priorities because neither the president or the House of Representatives have the power to prevail.RELATED CONTENT
River Falls junior Garrett Loomis moved up seven spots on the second day of the WIAA Division 1 Boys’ State Golf Tournament in Madison Tuesday to finish in a tie for fifth place with a two-day total of 148. Loomis cut two strokes off his first-day score of 75 at University Ridge Golf Course to card a 73 on Tuesday and bring home a fifth place medal.RELATED CONTENT
River Falls’ Mitch Lenneman and Trent Powell both reached the awards podium in the boys’ 1600 meter run and Hudson’s Taylor Steffen took home a medal in the girls’ shot put at the 2013 WIAA State Track and Field Championships in La Crosse Saturday.RELATED CONTENT