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Zlesak is UW-River Falls 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
Hurricanes hit home
Annual outdoor art exhibition set for Oct. 4-5
crime and courts
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Roger F. Swenson, 85
Letters: This is what we can do; Clear expectation of Congress
Woodworking: Don't always believe the movie critics
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
Bill Rubin: Economic impact of friday night lights ... priceless
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October 12, 2016
River Falls School District's character outreach: Takin' it to the streets
Your local school district has emphasized laudable character traits in the classroom to its students for a solid six years. Now students — and their chaperones — will fan out on the streets to promote this curriculum ideal to the community. From 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, some...
October 12, 2016 - 4:18pm
October 5, 2016
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
River Falls has countless hidden “heroes” who have supported many programs in our community. As a special education teacher at Meyer Middle School in River Falls, I have felt this support first hand. Businesses in River Falls have helped my program in many ways. I am going to...
October 5, 2016 - 6:00am
September 23, 2016
FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national tractor competition
Donald Hershaw, FFA president at River Falls High School, grew up around tractors. “I’ve always been around tractors my whole life,” Hershaw...
September 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 22, 2016
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
The River Falls High School Wildcat Hall of Fame Class of 2016 will be inducted during a ceremony at the high school during homecoming weekend, Saturday, Oct. 8. Former athletes Mike Jenkins (Class of 1971), Ryan Crosby (1996), Tyler Obermueller (2005) and Katherine (Penton) Robinson...
September 22, 2016 - 9:24am
September 8, 2016
One last time: Retiring teacher takes students on another far-reaching, educational trip
After 20 on-and-off years of trips with River Falls students abroad, high school science/biology teacher Dan Hoffman retired in spring 2016....
September 8, 2016 - 6:00am
September 1, 2016
School principal relied on divine guidance to land the right job
With the start of September, a new school year begins in River Falls. For local school kids that means new school supplies, maybe new school...
September 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 31, 2016
All aboard for another year
River Falls students return to school on Thursday, Sept. 1. Transporting many of them to class in the morning and taking them home safely in...
August 31, 2016 - 3:08pm
August 26, 2016
Let's get personal: New school year about to begin in River Falls
The start of the 2016-17 school year is near. River Falls School District Superintendent Jamie Benson says parents and students will likely notice the theme of “personalized learning” in many initiatives. The term refers to efforts to teach, as much as time permits, more individually,...
August 26, 2016 - 5:00am
August 24, 2016
School District Bus Routes announced
School starts Thursday, Sept. 1 and "our big yellows" will be back on the road transporting kids. Middle and High School students will be transported...
August 24, 2016 - 9:19am
August 19, 2016
River Falls school taxes should decline
Who would say no when someone tells you your taxes will drop? At the Monday night, Aug. 15, Annual Meeting of the River Falls School District, voters unanimously said yes to a new school tax levy that's expected to decline by 3.6%. Eligible School district residents are allowed to...
August 19, 2016 - 4:38pm
Transgender bathrooms: How is the issue being addressed in River Falls?
The rights of transgender people have become a national discussion in the recent years, leading to President Obama passing bathroom mandates...
August 19, 2016 - 11:22am
June 16, 2016
Real but virtual: Student earns his high school diploma
River Falls resident Cody Splittgerber was one of millions of 18-year-olds to graduate high school this spring. What's unique is the school he...
June 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 10, 2016
Montessori first graders plant Arbor Day trees
First graders from River Falls Public Montessori Academy planted trees on Kinnickinnic Trail on Arbor Day, Friday April 29, with their teacher,...
June 10, 2016 - 6:17pm
June 9, 2016
VIDEO: RFHS class of 2016 graduates
Speakers encouraged graduating seniors to remember the past, and look to the future at the River Falls School District high school commencement...
June 9, 2016 - 2:53pm
June 4, 2016
First chosen as prom queen, now chosen for the school board
Marika Hanson and Rachel Kelm, both 17, have been active in the Hudson YMCA Youth in Government program for years. Now, the River Falls High...
June 4, 2016 - 6:00am