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Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man pleads not guilty in death of UW-Stout student; state budget briefings begin; 8 more state news stories
Pierce Sheriff Blotter: Woman in a trunk; DWI barn crash; deputy's finger bitten
Police Beat: Boo-boos give away drunk drivers
Past the learning curve, she sees bright future
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
SCVBL rosters set for Saints exhibition
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Relay raises more than $100,000
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - 2017 Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Program
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/3/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
SUMMONS: Applegate v. Eric/ Rachel Sixberry; Case No. 17-SC-121
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/17 Proposed Ordinance 2017-1 (Nuisances)
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Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
August 21, 2013
Round 2: School board settles on iPad policy
It took a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 21, but the River Falls school board OK’d the superintendent’s proposal that says replacing or fixing new iPads distributed to eighth and ninth graders will be handled the same as textbooks or other school materials. At Monday...
August 21, 2013 - 4:37pm
August 9, 2013
Editorial: Renovated public schools: Pat yourselves on the back
On April 5, 2011, while the Great Recession was still on, a $39-million school levy referendum was narrowly defeated by local voters, 2,805-2,624. Seven...
August 9, 2013 - 1:31pm
RFMU says thanks to customers
Numerous River Falls Municipal Utility customers headed down to City Hall on Thursday, Aug. 8 for a free lunch of hot dogs, watermelon, corn...
August 9, 2013 - 11:17am
August 8, 2013
UWRF gains Midwestern recognition
UW-River Falls is one of the best colleges in the Midwest, according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Revie...
August 8, 2013 - 10:10am
August 6, 2013
Professor takes aim at “Common Core” in education
Dr. Duke Pesta, professor of English at UW-Oshkosh, will discuss the “Common Core State Standards Initiatives” program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course in River Falls. Pesta will go over the ongoing...
August 6, 2013 - 3:52pm
July 31, 2013
MMS construction gets a lift
Construction crews used a crane to lift heating and ventilation units to the roof of Meyer Middle School this mornining (Wednesday, July 31)...
July 31, 2013 - 10:51am
July 25, 2013
Local author's new book teaches kids 'friendship has no barriers'
River Falls native Michele Klecker-Sailor enjoys reading books to the children she works with as an early childhood educator in River Falls....
Life/arts and entertainment
July 25, 2013 - 11:14am
July 5, 2013
School year ends, students still flock to class
For some, summer school rings bells for long days of punishment masked as education. But that stereotype is old. In the River Falls school...
July 5, 2013 - 7:39am
June 27, 2013
Video: Paws to Read
Nearly nine year old Megan Edwards spent a Wednesday afternoon reading at the River Falls Library - with a dog. Paws to Read is a reading program that the library started in January when dog trainer Rachel Rhyner asked Monica LaVold, River Fall's Public Library youth services...
June 27, 2013 - 3:49pm
Van Allen named new CBE grad programs director
The AACSB-accredited UW-River Falls College of Business and Economics has named Leanne Van Allen as the director of CBE Graduate Programs. Van Allen is working with the college in launching the full-time Masters of Business and Administration program this fall and overseeing the...
June 27, 2013 - 7:26am
June 26, 2013
Schools partner for education
June 26, 2013 - 7:07am
June 25, 2013
Heroin in Hudson: a community crisis
Public forum scheduled for July 18 The growing use of heroin in Hudson and the tragic consequences that go along with that will be the subject of a public forum on Thursday, July 18 at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St., sponsored by the Hudson Community Foundation. The...
June 25, 2013 - 2:19pm
June 20, 2013
Your Schools: Sending a farewell with some funny tales
Sending a farewell with some funny tales Before the past school year becomes a distant memory, I wanted to share some of the humorous stories submitted to me by staff members. Perhaps you will remember that the past two summers I have shared in June some true stories from the 2011-12...
June 20, 2013 - 11:54am
Retiring River Falls superintendent ready for a less-definable future
Soon Tom Westerhaus can kick back and reflect on more than four decades in education as a teacher and administrator.
June 20, 2013 - 7:52am
June 14, 2013
RFHS principal leaves mark on the future
After 40 years educating the next generation, River Falls High School principal, Elaine Baumann, is set to retire June 30. Baumann said she's...
June 14, 2013 - 8:09am