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'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer, students, teachers
Trechter named Adviser of the Year at UW-River Falls
Local student shares memories of Italy exchange trip
Teen attack victim making strides, New Richmond mom says
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
crime and courts
Runners rally at BRC meet
Football: Hudson holds onto the jug
Volleyball: Cats lower the boom
Northwoods League makes it official
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
'Come Alive' with Jourdan Hines
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Library Notes: It's time for the Kirby Symes Memorial Run
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/19/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/7/17 Special Meeting of Electors - Budget Approval
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Workshop re: Alternative Revenues
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Council Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 11/6/17, Case No. 17-Cv-202, Laura Kneer
Wayne A. Nelson
Leslie Lee Swenson
Lowell R. Payton
Rachel L. Perry
Melvyn L. Fahning
Viewpoint: Mural offers unintended message
Viewpoint: Sen. Vinehout pleased with committee passage of hemp bill
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Viewpoint: Now is the time; take part in Kinni Corridor charrette
Viewpoint: Audit Committee focused on protecting veterans' care at King
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May 14, 2017
Woodworking: Neither tight-fisted nor poor
Overheard at Selah Vie, formerly known as The Dish and the Spoon at the table reserved for the Selah Vie Sages, that coterie of discussants who argue about asphalt vs. cement driveways and the effectiveness of Metamucil vs. All-Bran. Your chronicler has been out of the loop so long...
May 14, 2017 - 5:00am
May 3, 2017
Library Notes: 'May the Fourth be with you'
I recently saw an article in the AARP magazine about lifelong learning. This is something I really support. We are never too old to explore something new, get more in-depth information about a subject you are interested in, or take up a new hobby. One of the people interviewed talked...
May 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
Dave Wood column: The map of Ireland all over your face
The Norwegians have lutefisk, that much maligned transparent fish. The Czechs have their jiternice, a sausage made up of chopped skin and flesh of a pig's head. The Germans love their leberklopses, dumplings enhanced by a healthy shot of ground liver. The Lebanese tout their kibbee,...
May 2, 2017 - 4:45pm
Dave Wood column: Whatta Day! Whatta Sarasota!
SARASOTA—This is our fifth winter visit to Sarasota. Folks ask us why we're in such a rut when we could be sampling a wider variety of Florida's wonders. The answer is simple: Sarasota has the stuff we like. Friendly people, good food, easy access to shopping, plays, concerts,...
May 2, 2017 - 4:45pm
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
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
November 24, 2016
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
The warm, strong taste of chili provides delicious comfort to your stomach and winter-worn soul. From chilly fall days to cold winter evenings, chili offers a cozy satisfaction at suppertime for many Wisconsinites. Our town shows its love for chili each year with the River Falls annual...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 17, 2016
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
So what's the big deal with using all of these computers in our schools? What's the point? It seems kids are already glued to a phone or other computer device 24/7 so why add more screen-time in our schools? Do educators think that computers are the new path to educating our kids?...
October 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 5, 2016
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
River Falls has countless hidden “heroes” who have supported many programs in our community. As a special education teacher at Meyer Middle School in River Falls, I have felt this support first hand. Businesses in River Falls have helped my program in many ways. I am going to...
October 5, 2016 - 6:00am
September 6, 2016
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
By Matt Pommer, syndicated columnist for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Wisconsin is drawing national attention for its gerrymandering...
September 6, 2016 - 9:41am
September 2, 2016
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
“Reach for the stars,” my parents told me when I was a toddler who got stuck in her turtlenecks. But my parents didn’t just encourage me to reach for the stars when getting dressed. “You can do anything you want,” my mom told me. At the time, I thought she was telling me...
September 2, 2016 - 6:00am