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Police beat: In which it’s wise to be wary of five-inch boot heels, wiser still to refuse shaking hands after what said hand just did
Area cockfight arrests occurred on vet’s property
St. Croix Crossing rises
Pierce County EDC spotlights business successes, goals
Interested in social justice? This forum might be for you
crime and courts
Wild Side: Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Who’s breeding in your neighborhood? Citizen participation needed for new bird atlas
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Gathering at library talks social justice
Eyewitness to the civil rights movement to speak
ReStore visitors enjoy evening of poetry
Parks & Rec board hopes you’ll take a hike on these trails
Weekend Happenings: Jan. 23-25
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 2/5/15 Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 2/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting / Public Hearing
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 2/3/15 Town Board Meeting
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. William M. McMurdo, Case No. 13-CV-650
TOWN OF MARTELL: 2/10/15 Meeting re: Town Shop
Henry J. Hanson, 65
Marion E. Robey, 74
Gilbert H. Lindabaur, 89
George E. 'Bud' Beardsley, 59
Sylvia V. Benson, 76
Days Gone By: First baby of 1975
Days Gone By: 1985 Kulstad Fire
Days Gone By
Featured letter: Even if not hunting, be aware of the seasons
How the Grinch saved my Christmas spirit
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