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Who can blame her for dreaming of a White Christmas?
UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
Deal reached to lease bar for school conversion
Police stop fight after ‘rear naked choke hold;’ nab male shoplifter with a woman’s red coat
St. Croix Drug Task Force makes huge pot bust
crime and courts
Frisbie All-American, again
Wildcat gymnasts soar
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
Wildcat boys top B-W in home opener
Wild Side: Change of pace: Deer Hunting in the Banana Belt
Sweet competition: See library gingerbread contest entries
Weekend Happenings: Dec. 19-21
Video: St. Bridget's School Christmas concert
These club members want kids to know that ‘Bird is the Word’
Christmas spirit for the Free Clinic, take three
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Property Tax Payments - Pierce & St. Croix Counties
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/5/15 Special Meeting - Renaissance Bldg. Lease
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: Ordinance 2014-04 - Implements of Husbandry
TOWN OF TROY: 1/8/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 1/6/15 Town Board Meeting
Virginia Rodli, 101
Glen L. Bottolfson, 69
Timothy Teeter, 54
M. Jeremy Stowall, 85
Gerald A. Lee, 75
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
Get Out! Deals
April 19, 2013
Pottery studio's new space takes shape
Kinni Clayworks opened two years ago as a potter's studio that hosts parties, demonstrates pottery making at community events, works with kids and opens its doors to artists inclined to "throw some clay." Studio owner Jennifer King said the business still offers those services but...
April 19, 2013 - 11:41am
April 18, 2013
Northwoods trails subject of new book by Bignell
Hudson resident Rob Bignell has released a new book titled "headin' to the cabin." Cabin-goers to Wisconsin's north woods now have available the most complete listing of the region's day hiking trails in the new book. Describing more than 100 trails, the book covers nine Wisconsin...
April 18, 2013 - 9:48am
April 17, 2013
Art studios open for visits April 27
A nonprofit organization, Wisconsin Northwest Heritage Passage, is sponsoring a day for citizens to visit five local art studios within the St....
April 17, 2013 - 10:55am
April 14, 2013
Community ed wants to hear your ideas on future classes
The school district's Communication Education will hold a focus group event from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Meyer Middle School cafeteria. ...
April 14, 2013 - 2:47pm
April 12, 2013
Lost Shakespearian play can be discovered at UWRF
At 3 p.m. Thursday, April 18, the UW-River Falls College of Arts and Sciences presents "The Tragedy of Arthur," the story by Arthur Phillips about William Shakespeare's lost play on King Arthur. The author, Phillips, will be present. A brief scene from the play will be enacted, possibly...
April 12, 2013 - 8:08am
April 11, 2013
Wood Working: Writer's short stature powered a biting wit that spared no one
Forty-seven years ago today, British author Evelyn Waugh died at his home in Combe Florey, Somerset. The photographer Cecil Beaton surmised that Waugh "died of snobbery." There's little doubt that Beaton knew what he was talking about. And why: "His abiding complex and the source...
opinion / columns
April 11, 2013 - 2:33pm
Book Report: Another word on former presidents; waxing poetic on the death of a fly
Three American presidents lead off this week's roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries with what has already been written by these guys, but leave it to the scholars -- they can always find a niche that's unfilled. Such is...
columns / life
April 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 6, 2013
Local artists show off their craft
Gallery 120, 120 N. Main St., will be featuring an "Honoring our Heritage" theme during the month of April featuring a variety of crafts and demonstrations. They will be hosting an opening of the gallery from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, April 12, where you can meet the artists and enjoy...
April 6, 2013 - 2:16pm
April 5, 2013
High school artists invited to enter exhibition
All high school-age students from western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota are invited to submit one recent original work in any media -- drawing,...
April 5, 2013 - 1:23pm
April 4, 2013
Book Report: A new Scandinavian thriller takes the stage
I'm way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I'll try to make it up by reviewing a finely wrought thriller by first-time Swedish author Alexander Soderberg. It's "The Andalucian Friend," (Crown,...
columns / life
April 4, 2013 - 4:28pm
Maiden Rock artist featured at silent auction
MAIDEN ROCK-Dog Days of Stockholm announces artist Maria Dudley Kowalski's original painting "Puppy Party on the Pier" (an 11''x 14'' acrylic on canvas), featured as part of the 2013 Dog Days of Stockholm event poster, will be available for bidding during the Dog Days Silent Auction...
April 4, 2013 - 1:10pm
April 1, 2013
Bluegrass festival targets locals, tourists
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce will present the 3rd annual Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival April 5-7. It includes at least a dozen artists playing 14 different venues, with many free performances throughout the weekend. Hear traditional bluegrass, roots, Cajun and mixes...
events / news / life
April 1, 2013 - 9:44am
March 29, 2013
At rehearsal for the O'Conner girls
Pictured are, from left, Sarah O'Conner (Susan Dahl, Hudson), the mother, and Liz (Michelle Storm, Woodbury), one of her daughters, during a...
March 29, 2013 - 1:20pm
Book Report: This, not your PBS version of London
"I wander thro' each charter'd street Near where the charter'd Thames does flow, And mark in every face I meet Marks of weakness, marks of woe/ In every cry of every Man In every Infant's cry of fear, In every voice, in every ban, The mind-forged manacles I hear. How the Chimney-sweeper's...
March 29, 2013 - 10:56am
March 27, 2013
Council decides: Sculpture stays, hardware goes
The City Council approved some spending Tuesday night but drew the line at paying an estimated $7,000-$10,000 to move the Veterans Park sculpture from its current location to City Hall near the flag poles. Council Member Tom Caflisch said as an active member of the Legion, he's...
March 27, 2013 - 10:30am