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This week in River Falls: Friday: Falls Theatre: Guardians of the Galaxy at 7 and 9:15 p.m. See a preview at www.fallstheatre.com . Library lower level: Women of Legend--A beautiful and intriguing look at legendary women, both real and mythical through Sept. 21 in the River Falls Public Library lower level. Saturday: Kinni River Trout Trot: begins at Veterans Park and ends at Glenn Park in River Falls. The trot begins at 7:30 a.m.
The 50th annual UW-River Falls Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-14, at the outdoor rodeo arena at the Campus Farm on the corner of Wasson Lane and Cemetery Road. Performance times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday. The public is invited. Ticket prices are $12/adults; $8/children under 12 and UWRF students; children age 4 and under are free. Food will be available for purchase at the concession stand. Tickets purchased prior to the show will be $2 off the listed prices.
West CAP Literacy Program, along with Wisconsin Literacy and its 71 other member agencies across the state, are kicking off the 11th Annual 1200 Tutors in 12 Weeks campaign on International Literacy Day, Sept. 8, 2014.The campaign, supported by Alliant Energy Foundation, American Family Insurance, and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, aims to recruit 1,200 new volunteer literacy tutors in Wisconsin by Dec.
EAU CLAIRE – Shortly after taking three buckets of ice water himself, Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) President Bruce Barker called out new UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer and UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
The city of River Falls Residential Parking law goes into effect Sept. 1 and last through May 31 for Zones A and B. Zones A and B will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays. These two zones – north of East Cascade Avenue -- require parking permits. There is no fee for the initial permit – replacement permits are $50, transfers are $10. Zone C in the Residential Parking Zone is in effect year round during the hours of 7 a.m.
For the fourth year in a row, UW-River Falls is one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company recommends the school as one of 159 institutions in 12 Midwestern states it names to its "Best in the Midwest" list for 2015. UW-River Falls is one of four University of Wisconsin institutions named to the list, joining UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison, and UW-Milwaukee. The Princeton Review asks students attending the schools to rate their own schools on several issues -- from the accessibility of their professors to the q
At the Aug. 14 town of Troy meeting, resident Lisa Smith, 649 Tribute Parkway, expressed concern about drivers chronically speeding through her neighborhood. Smith said most drivers going “45 miles per hour or higher” live within the neighborhood. Smith, who said she has two deaf children of her own, said she’s put up neon yellow caution signs for her yard.
School is starting Tuesday, Sept. 2 and the “big yellows" will be back on the road transporting students. Public and private elementary parents will be responsible for transporting their students on Sept. 2. All grades will start riding the buses on Wednesday, Sept. 3. If you have a RF4C student or a Special Needs student your bus driver will contact you with bus times. If you don’t hear from us, please call. We ask you to help maintain the safety of children by remembering to stop 20 ft.
This week in River Falls: Friday : Community Bike Ride: Meet at 5:30 p.m. Veterans Park. Music in the Park: At 7 p.m. in Veterans Park.
School for local children is only a couple of weeks away. In the last weeks of summer parents have been busy buying school clothes and supplies. Each school within the district has provided a list of supplies needed for students to acquire by the first day of school -- Tuesday, Sept. 2. For all public school supply lists visit www.rfsd.k12.wi.us . Find your student’s school under the ‘schools’ tab.