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‘Green day’ on the Kinni for Montessori students
Finance Committee OKs $8 million for Willow River dam
No bus needed for this field trip
End of an era for River Falls public safety
DNR: Eagle killed in St. Croix County was shot
crime and courts
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
New running club for young girls is looking for helpers
Wildcats clinch first ever BRC baseball title
Hudson boys, River Falls girls win BRC track titles
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Fun with Ole and Lena
Weekend Happenings May 29-31
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Help those in Nepal by checking out this garage sale
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/4/15 Land Use Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/1/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 6/4/15 Board of Review Notice
TOWN OF CLIFTON: Noxious Weeds Notice
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 2015-16 Liquor License Renewals
David A. Bohatta, 65
C. Les Gaylord, 87
Virginia Rodli, 101
Louellyn Wilma Reiss Nestingen
Florence Soares, 97
Days Gone By: Cigar Factory in River Falls
Featured syndicated column: Public tax dollars that go to pay for vouchers brings outcry
Poetic lines 300 years old still resonate
Get Out! Deals
river falls school district
September 9, 2009
Editorial: No, Donna, you're not nuts
While we can't all be just like Joyce Walen or Donna Nicholson, we can marvel at the shining work ethic they bring to their labors. Walen and Nicholson are 40-year-plus River Falls School District employees. They were interviewed about their on-the-job longevity streaks in last week's...
September 9, 2009 - 3:04pm
September 3, 2009
District to unveil crisis call system
School closing from heavy, blowing snow. A bus crash. A school lockdown for an intruder. When emergencies like these occur, parents worried about their children want the facts right away. The River Falls School District's answer: AlertNow. This new system kicks off with a test call...
September 3, 2009 - 3:01pm
August 28, 2009
Your Schools: When it comes to education, change is the one constant
My 40th high school class reunion this weekend (Class of '69, Eden Prairie High School, Go Eagles!) has prompted me to reflect on how many new starts to the school year I've had in my life. If I calculated right, I think this is my 54th start of school, counting my years as a student,...
opinion / columns
August 28, 2009 - 1:48am
August 12, 2009
Annual Meeting has gloomy news on school finances
School district residents are welcome to attend the Annual Meeting at 8 p.m.
August 12, 2009 - 10:32am
July 16, 2009
Your Public Schools: National Summer Learning Day is tomorrow: Celebrate!
It seems that everything has a national day or week for special recognition nowadays. I didn't know until recently that July 17 was designated in 2005 by the Summer Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins University as the first "Summer Learning Day." In the interest of celebrating...
opinion / columns / education
July 16, 2009 - 2:06pm
More kindergarten students likely means adding a teacher
The largest class of kindergartners in more than a decade is poised to enter the River Falls School District for the 2009-10 year. Personnel Director Donna Hill said 229 children registered for school at the annual March kindergarten roundup. Hill said that number has since risen...
June 16, 2009 - 1:51pm
June 11, 2009
Pat McCardle, two groups honored by school counselors
For several years, at the end of the academic year, members of the River Falls School District student services team have recognized individuals and groups they feel have gone above and beyond in helping students. Friday morning, the counselors gathered to present awards to this...
June 11, 2009 - 12:52pm