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Sirens to sound, but it’s only a test
UPDATE: Radio Road/Hwy. 35 opens while other roads close
'Hero driver' named Wisconsin School Bus Driver of the Year
Harsdorf: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
It's official: Tri-Angels playground site named
crime and courts
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
Noted local family reunites for a special anniversary
Gathering beckons to those in need of shelter
Weekend Happenings: July 25-27
Golden girl's activity a hit at River Falls Public Library
arts and entertainment
Beth C. Ulrich, 65
Richard A. M. Kruger, 70
Carol M. Lindquist, 68
Clyde Gunsallus, 90
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: July & August, 2014 Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
June 16, 2009
From the Falls Theatre to the South Fork Café, chancellor blends in
UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen has only been on the job since June 1, but he's quickly getting familiar with the many names, places, the campus and the community. He and his wife Mary already have moved into a house on Golf View Drive and been to the downtown Falls Theatre...
education / news
June 16, 2009 - 9:29am
June 1, 2009
New chancellor starts
Wisconsin native Dean Van Galen joined the UW River Falls today as its 18th chancellor in its 135-year-history as the western-most University of Wisconsin campus. "As I become a member of the UW-River Falls community--and the St.
June 1, 2009 - 3:08pm
December 19, 2008
Wisconsin native recommended as new UW-River Falls chancellor
MADISON -- Dr. Dean Van Galen, Vice President for University Advancement at the University of West Florida (Pensacola, Fla.), has been recommended as the next Chancellor of UW-River Falls, System President Kevin P. Reilly announced Friday. The full Board of Regents is expected to...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
With budget tight UW chancellors must now approve all hirings
For now, anybody who wants a job at a University of Wisconsin campus will have to get the chancellor's blessing. University president Kevin Reilly tightened hiring procedures on the 26 campuses today (Friday). He said chancellors must now approve all new hirings and they should...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Doyle interviews finalists for UW-Madison Chancellor; first time for governor
In what's thought to be a first, Gov. Jim Doyle interviewed the four finalists for University of Wisconsin-Madison's new chancellor. The head of the state Assembly Colleges Committee calls it inappropriate. If Biddy Martin doesn't work out, a spokesman for Rep.
July 29, 2008 - 9:00am
June 26, 2008
Interim provost becomes interim chancellor
UW-River Falls Chancellor Don Betz's departure sparked a chain of movement as faculty members stepped up to fill the gaps. The first move belongs to current provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs Connie Foster. Foster will step into Betz's office until the university finds...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
New UW-Madison chancellor to make more than UW president
For the first time, the chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Madison will make more than the president of all 26 public campuses. The Board of Regents voted Thursday to hire Cornell provost Biddy Martin as Madison's new leader, at a salary of $437,000 a year. System president Kevin...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Lawmakers question salaries and hirings of new UW chancellors
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is being watched closely Thursday and Friday, as it hires three new chancellors and sets salaries for a host of top officials. Assembly Colleges Committee chairman Rep.
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Assembly UW critic sounds alarm over new UW-Madison chancellor
The state Legislature's most vocal critic of the University of Wisconsin system is not about to give the new Madison chancellor a honeymoon. According to the Madison Capital Times, an aide to Assembly Colleges Committee chairman Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, shared a critical magazine...
June 4, 2008 - 9:00am
May 29, 2008
New UW-Madison chancellor must win lawmakers over
The next chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Madison says she's ready to face a host of challenges including a loss of faculty to higher-paying schools, lower state aid and a critical Legislature. Biddy Martin accepted an offer Wednesday to replace retiring chancellor John Wiley. Salary...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Decision to leave bittersweet
"I've gotten a lot of e-mails in the last few days," said UW-River Falls Chancellor Don Betz last week about his decision to return to Oklahoma and be president of Northeastern State University. "The deciding factor for me was the 23 years I spent on the campus before. It was not...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am