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UPDATE: Be aware of areawide burning ban being enforced
Suspected drugs, cash discovered in Troy search
River Falls bar owner, ‘on thin ice,’ claims police chief out to get him
Afternoon fire destroys town of Troy shed
Store’s ending means another concluding chapter of River Falls history
crime and courts
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
Race is the focus for next CCC meeting in River Falls
Weekend Happenings, April 17-19
Bar crawl to flow through River Falls again this weekend
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/21/15 Annual Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/20/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 4/21/15 Annual Meeting Notice
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Hotmix Asphalt
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/21/15 Council Organizational Meeting Agenda
Linaire Stene, 86
Arlene Marie Nelson, 81
Kenzie Ann Simanski
Thomas M. Schroedl, 49
Helen Louise Klink, 90
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Featured syndicated column: 'Force to be reckoned with: Political clout of seniors'
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Get Out! Deals
March 18, 2010
Pinewood Derby set March 27
Local River Falls Cub Scouts will take part in an annual Pinewood Derby Care Race at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 27, in the Westside Elementary School gym. Scouts will arrive at 10 a.m. for an official weigh-in of their hand-made wooden cars, then compete in the race with friends and...
events / life
March 18, 2010 - 11:40am
December 30, 2009
Editorial: Westside School project a model for U.S. foreign policy
As President Obama and Congress prepare to send 30,000 more American troops to fight Al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...
opinion / editorials
December 30, 2009 - 7:58am
September 4, 2009
Joy to her world
She may be a few years older -- well, OK, 40 years older -- but secretary Joyce Walen says the thrill of Day One at school is the same as when Westside Elementary opened in September 1970. "What started as a job has become a passion," she says with her usual exuberance. The 61-year-old...
September 4, 2009 - 10:55am
February 5, 2009
Did Westside sprout a Nobel Prize?
A Nobel Peace Prize for Greg Mortenson? Jerene Mortenson, Westside Elementary principal (1986-98), brushed aside the notion. She put her son's...
news / education
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Little kids on a big mission
Seven thousand five hundred dollars is a lot of money for a group of children to raise. But that formidable amount isn't stopping 25 enthusiastic Westside Elementary School children from trying. For the last few weeks, the school's kindergarten through fifth-grade special needs...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Add her to the list of Sen. Kohl's 'fellows'
"It was really touching and I was very appreciative of it," says Westside Elementary School teacher Jayne Hoffman about how she felt when reading some surprising news last fall. Hoffman, who teaches a mixed class of second- and third-graders, learned by mail she had been nominated...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Westside Elementary School fourth-grader Kelly Hirsch performs a one-handed cartwheel during a visit to UW-River Falls' Knowles Center as part of the Movin' and Munchin' Program Friday afternoon. UW-RF health and human performance professor and track and field coach Martha Brennan,...
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am