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RF takes back the night
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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-09, -10 and -11
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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017 Annual Spring Clean-up
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November 11, 2008
Veterans Day ceremonies and exhibits planned across state
It's Veterans Day and ceremonies will be held throughout Wisconsin to honor those who've served our country. In Brown County, veterans can take advantage of more than two dozen free and discounted items at stores and restaurants. The county Veterans' Recognition Subcommittee worked...
November 11, 2008 - 9:00am
November 7, 2008
Veterans outreach events to be held at UW-River Falls and UW-Stout
Veterans outreach events will be held by the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs next week at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and UW-Stout. The Veterans' Benefit Open House will be held in the University Commons on the campus of UW-River Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 11...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Veteran supermarket event kicks off
A Supermarket of Veterans Benefits for Veterans is underway in New Richmond. The event at the National Guard Armory, 1245 Wall Street, New Richmond,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Another employee sentenced for stealing from vets' home residents
A second former employee of a state-owned nursing home for veterans has been sentenced for stealing from residents. James Hucke, 42, Racine, was put under a year of state supervision Thursday.
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Walk to pay tribute to veterans
Sign up ahead for "America Supports You" Freedom Walk in River Falls. This is a national effort to commemorate lives lost during the 9/11 terrorism attacks and to simply honor U.S. veteran soldiers. The ASU Freedom Walk in River Falls starts at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Veterans...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Their memories will live on
If you walk, bike or drive by the cemetery on East Division Street, you can't miss it. Thanks to plenty of donated labor and materials, work on the Veterans Memorial is going full bore. The aim is to dedicate the site that pays tribute to military service veterans next Memorial ...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
See all the names!
Digging and earthmoving is underway at Greenwood Cemetery where the new veterans memorial is being built. People are invited to stop and watch as the work goes on this year. Money to pay for this project that honors all veterans comes from those who buy engraved paver stones. Those...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Schneider National looking to put vets in the driver's seat
Green Bay-based Schneider National has launched a new program aimed at getting more veterans on the road as trucking owner-operators. Schneider launched the Schneider National Veterans Owner-Operator program in conjunction with the U.S.
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Homeless vets getting help back to their feet
It's not an emergency shelter for homeless veterans, but a place they can go to get a roof over their head, food and the skills they need to get their lives back. On Dec. 14, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs opened a facility for homeless veterans called Klein Hall on...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Veterans Park wall becomes artists' palette
When River Falls Community Fund representatives presented a check to River Falls Community Arts Board (CAB) member David Markson last week, it represented more than a typical donation. Markson will use the funds to get started on the project Art is a Part, a project that will result...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Veterans will try again
Holding an event outdoors leaves you at the mercy of the weather. Wisconsin weather, especially in early spring, often doesn't cooperate. And so it went this cold, snowy and windy past weekend, as the big kickoff program at Greenwood Cemetery for building a veterans memorial had...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Pierce County hires new veterans officer
A UW-River Falls student and the UW-RF veterans service officer is Pierce County's new veterans service officer. David R. Till, a sergeant first class in the Wisconsin Army National Guard, will start work in Ellsworth Monday. He has been working on a business/ engineering degree...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Woodworking: Public art work conjures up images of one buxom babe
In the 10 years I've lived in this fabled city, nothing has occasioned so much controversy as the new statue in Veteran's Park. Not the lawn chairs on Second Street four days before the annual River Falls Days celebration; not bump-out curbs; not icy brick crosswalks; not parking...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am
March 14, 2008
Harsdorf discusses veterans' benefits
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, and Wisconsin Secretary of Veterans Affairs John Scocos will be hosting informational sessions for veterans at five locations throughout the 10th Senate District on Monday, March 24. The meetings closest to Hudson are 8-9 a.m., American...
March 14, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
State Vets board seeking NW Wisconsin applicants for achievement award
The Wisconsin Board of Veterans Affairs is looking for nominations from northwestern Wisconsin for its Veteran Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the board's Eau Claire meeting on April 17 at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center in downtown Eau Claire. The...
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am