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TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/21/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/22/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/21/17 Planning Commission Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/21/17 Regular Board Meeting
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April 21, 2017
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
America sets aside April 22 every year to celebrate Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, young and old have gathered globally to participate in activities that foster appreciation of the environment and create awareness of the issues that threaten our globe.
April 21, 2017 - 7:40am
April 19, 2017
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Volunteers are vital TO THE EDITOR It is time to celebrate the River Falls School District volunteers! The week of April 23-29 is National Volunteer...
April 19, 2017 - 8:57am
April 5, 2017
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
On March 29, the United Kingdom sent a letter to the European Union invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the two-year separation...
April 5, 2017 - 8:00am
March 14, 2017
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Arts Minded In 2016, it appeared the 50th anniversary of UW-River Falls' Commissioned Composer Program would be its last. Fortunately, despite worrisome budget cuts, the program — the most enduring of its kind in America — has survived the chopping block.
March 14, 2017 - 5:31pm
March 11, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 3, 2017
FEATURED LETTER: Support our paper!
Visited Broken Arrow, Oklahoma last week. When I opened the just-delivered weekly newspaper, the Broken Arrow Ledger, the headlines read, “Final Edition: Ledger to Close.” The subheading read, “Last issue published today.” Feb. 22, 2017.
March 3, 2017 - 11:15am
February 7, 2017
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
I’m not much of an outdoorsman. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy the day out on the lake or a leisurely stroll through the woods. Would...
February 7, 2017 - 8:00am
January 25, 2017
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
January has been a crazy month, At the River Falls Public Library we’ve already started gearing up for the summer. We’re eagerly looking forward to more amazing collaborations with our awesome community partners and we’re excitedly planning for April’s The Big Read (a.k.a...
January 25, 2017 - 12:12pm
January 16, 2017
Acknowledging our darker impulses is humbling
From This Perch As a children, my sisters and I were not allowed to use the word "hate." If I came home from school and said something like,"I hate that arithmetic class!", my father would appear and say: "You don't hate it, you dislike it." So then I'd say, weakly, "OK, I dislike...
January 16, 2017 - 5:00am
January 8, 2017
Working together keeps us strong and relevant
In 1870, a group of citizens from Pierce and St. Croix counties petitioned the Wisconsin Legislature to locate the next state normal school in River Falls. Voters from the towns of River Falls, Clifton, Troy and Kinnickinnic requested the authority to vote a tax of $20,000 to make...
January 8, 2017 - 5:00am
January 1, 2017
Our care for the elderly: How long can this go on?
The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for families. It is also historically one of busiest times for nursing home and assisted...
January 1, 2017 - 5:00am
December 9, 2016
Featured letter to the editor: Here's why I am so thankful for my dad
My father, Michael Simon, a long-time resident of River Falls, is retiring after 40 years of work at Andersen Windows in Bayport, Minn. I recognize that people retire every day, but I cannot let this day go by without honoring the man who has worked so tirelessly for his family. Dad’s...
December 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 4, 2016
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
We feature them every year at this time — Jerry Carter and Mel Germanson, two men in the their mid-80s, the Grumpy Old Men. They aren't grumpier than anybody else. Years ago they gave themselves that name as a spoof on the popular 1993 movie — starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau...
December 4, 2016 - 6:00am
December 3, 2016
Featured reader letter
Moratorium needed to protect drinking waterKim DupreEmeraldThe St. Croix County Board is reviewing a moratorium on new or expanding industrial farms due to concerns over water quality in our country. Recently, three additional families in Emerald township are without access to safe...
December 3, 2016 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
By -- BJ Stokes, Kris Nickleski, Bernie Zuber, and Myanna Lansing 7 Gold teachers Meyer Middle School Within the language arts curriculum at Meyer Middle School, students study, research, and learn about mythology through a variety of instructional approaches. Conveniently, the film...
November 25, 2016 - 5:00am