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Wisconsin roundup: DNR to post opening weekend deer harvest totals Tuesday; more state news stories
River Falls police: Pot smell draws police; Clean your windows
Authorities respond to 2-car crash in town of Troy
Wisconsin roundup: DNR warns hunters of emerald ash borer-weakened trees; more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Third western Wis. school threat probed; more state news stories
crime and courts
Falcons open Page with sweep
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
Christenson's focus pays off
Two Wildcats sign on with Division 1 schools
Falcon Roundup: Women's Hockey opens conference season with win
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/14/17 Special Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/14/17 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 11/13/17 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/15/17 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 11/21/17 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
Charlotte Ann Penfold
Ronald A. Anderson
Earl Robert Hasselquist
Viewpoint: The zen of deer hunting
From This Perch: Seeing through a tribal lens
Greg Peters column: The neighborhood team
Letters to the editor: Thanks for Veterans Day observances; Of dots, dolts and Democrats
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
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May 21, 2017
Library Notes: Gearing up for a busy summer
The library will be closed on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29. The library will be closed on Sundays in June, July and August. The History book group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 to discuss "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln" by Doris Kearns Goodwin....
May 21, 2017 - 5:00am
May 19, 2017
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Drug addiction and abuse is a plague on communities. In northwest Wisconsin, we have seen meth ravage our communities and destroy far too many...
May 19, 2017 - 11:18am
May 18, 2017
Woodworking: Who wants to stand up to eat a steak?
I recently read in New York magazine about a new trend in Gotham. All manner of steakhouses are popping up in Gotham. They're not typical NYC ancient steakhouses like Peter Luger's and O'Connell's...ancient dark and elegant spots, where the steaks are dry-aged and deeply beefy.
May 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
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