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Hwy. 35 motorists: Get ready for lane closures
Bid comes in for River Falls Academy
Fire departments respond to exploding propane tank
Extra spring turkey permit sales will be reduced due to tough winter conditions
Bill Parks for Pierce County Sheriff fundraiser
crime and courts
Champs at Colfax
Wild Side: Strange but familiar forms of water
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
Falcon women win WIAC hockey title
All in the family: Six Ballard brothers attain Scout’s highest rank
Are you ready for some St. Paddy’s merrymaking?
Spring Gala to support our animal friends
Drive for Kids fundraiser donates to Band Boosters
Days Gone By: 1984 Rifle Team
arts and entertainment
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Merle Klug, 90
Dorothy M. Owen, 94
Edythe L. Benedict, 100
Letter; We can restore river, falls to their former glory
Editorial: Steep road ahead could get even higher
Letter: All aspects of young coach point to the word: Winner
Editorial: Helping to shape, define our community
Letter: Won’t forget your generosity
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/27/14 Hearing - Kristine Levine, Variance
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/14 Hydroelectric Project Relicensing Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/17/14 Planning Commission Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/12/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/17/14 Town Board Meeting
April 22, 2013
Prom party bubbles up from 'under the sea'
The 2013 River Falls High School Junior Prom churned up a good time for students attending the big end-of-year social event that included a grand march of about 167 couples watched by family and friends then a students-only party themed Under the Sea. The prom goers jumped right...
education / news
April 22, 2013 - 11:44am
April 19, 2013
Local education zips across the globe and back
Some classes in River Falls next school year will have student teachers representing an ancient culture and the most populated country in the...
news / education
April 19, 2013 - 11:35am
River Falls school superintendent search is down to three
The school board and its superintendent advisory committee interviewed seven candidates for the job of school superintendent.
news / education
April 19, 2013 - 9:17am
April 17, 2013
Tootsie roll drive benefits special education
The 40th annual Knight of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive, to help people with intellectual disabilities, will take place at several locations April...
business / / news / education
April 17, 2013 - 9:55am
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
Campout, boy pageant create cash for charity
Honor students held the 2nd annual Mr. RFHS Pageant March 21 and say the event raised a total of $1,437 that will be donated to the River Falls-based...
education / events / news
April 12, 2013 - 8:51am
April 10, 2013
Amphibians invade the library
Randy Korb of the Gaylord Nelson Audubon Society visited the River Falls Public Library April 6 to share interesting information and his collection of amphibians with area families. About 100 people attended the event which displayed salamanders, tree frogs, toads, and other frog...
education / outdoors
April 10, 2013 - 11:21am
April 3, 2013
Parent or guardian of a disabled child? 'Transition' resource session set Wednesday
Parents of special needs or disabled children in St.
news / education
April 3, 2013 - 1:31pm
April 1, 2013
Myth busters and memory loss among free classes offered at RFAH
River Falls Area Hospital is hosting some free health care classes for the community beginning April 8. Space is limited for some of the classes...
health / education / life
April 1, 2013 - 2:20pm
Black tie affair fills backpacks and stomachs
The formal-looking invitation contains no typos and specifically says: "Your absence is requested." The Kinnickinnic Backpack Program, a part of Our Neighbors' Place emergency shelter and Day Center, organized the fundraiser -- the first one organized by and for the KBP. The invite...
education / health
April 1, 2013 - 9:48am
March 29, 2013
Your Schools: Expanding the horizons of today's youth
As you might already know, our River Falls Leads: 2010-15 Strategic Plan contains Strategy three, states, "We will instill in every student a respect for our world and its resources so they become responsible and productive global citizens." To that end, our district has been engaged...
education / columns
March 29, 2013 - 12:16pm
Schools take heat for segregated classrooms
The ACLU has sent complaints to the U.S. Department of Education about three Wisconsin schools which separated boys and girls into single-sex classrooms. The group's Wisconsin chapter is asking if Riverview Middle School in Barron and Robinson and McLenegan Elementary Schools in...
March 29, 2013 - 11:59am
Fake crash creates sobering reminder
Spring brings for teens thoughts of prom, graduation, summer vacation, parties -- and every three years, a convincing mock-car crash. The high-school-based...
education / accidents / health / news
March 29, 2013 - 8:55am
March 28, 2013
Twin Cities weatherman addresses everyone's favorite topic: Weather
WCCO-Channel 4 meteorologist Chris Shaffer visited Rocky Branch Elementary Thursday, March 21. Shaffer, who grew up in Stillwater, Minn., asked...
education / family / news
March 28, 2013 - 9:06am
March 27, 2013
Parents demand answers about school-employee's arrest
Parents of Whitnall School students vented their anger at a special meeting this week at which the district tried to explain why parents weren't told immediately when the school's food service director was arrested for child enticement. James Heidke, 55, was arrested February 23,...
education / food
March 27, 2013 - 12:16pm