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Shannon Zimmerman River Falls business-owner Shannon Zimmerman, founder and CEO of Sajan, has been named the fall 2013 executive-in-residence by the College of Business and Economics at UW-River Falls. Zimmerman will speak on campus from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.
A total of 81 boys took part in the Punt, Pass, & Kick contest in 1963, which Larry Peterson of River Falls Motor Co. termed very successful. The boys won prizes including jackets, helmets and autographed footballs. Left to right, in the front row, are 10-year-olds Donald Meyer, son of Roman, first place; Bob Madson, son of Edwin, second; and Paul Cudd, son of Paul, third. In the back row are 11-year-olds Dale TeHennepe, son of Glen, first place; Thomas Morrow, son of Edwin, second; and John Page, son of Don, third.
Winners of the Punt, Pass and Kick contest sponsored by River Falls Motor Co. in 1963 were 8-year-olds in the front row, left to right: Ed Delander, son of Virgil, first place; Rodney Filkins, son of Robert, second; and Allen Halvorson, son of Gerald, third. In the back row are 9-year-olds Richard Hilden, son of Sheldon, first place; David Hoffman, son of Darl, second; and Phillip Gutzler Jr., son of Philip, third.
RIVER FALLS AREA HOSPITAL Andrew Russell Goelzer was born on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, to Karla and Mark Goelzer of River Falls. Also welcomed by brothers, Jared and Clayton; and grandparents: Eric and Michelle Swenson of River Falls, and Mark and Linda Goelzer of Beldenville. Lily Molloy-Seunarine was born on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, to Carla Molloy and Surujhdeo Seunarine of River Falls.
By Sarah Young A few local hunters came to the town of River Falls regular board meeting Monday, Oct. 7, asking if the town was going to follow the DNR’s lead and allow the use of rifles during the nine-day gun deer hunt. According to the Wisconsin DNR website, beginning Nov. 1 rifles can be used state-wide during the nine-day gun-deer hunt unless a local municipality’s law says otherwise. This includes zones which used to be shotgun only, like Pierce and St.
Years ago, my wife and I and our friends Grace and Ralph Sulerud decided it would be fun to forget about booking a new hotel every two days in Europe and rent a “property,” where we could park for a week and drive around every day and see the sites. We thought we might get to be like residents of wherever we stayed. Of course that doesn’t happen. I’ve lived in River Falls for 15 years and folks here still consider me a “newcomer” or a carpetbagger or worse.
There seems to be a great deal happening these days, both in River Falls and affecting River Falls, so we cherry-picked a few topics and tossed in our two cents worth: -- Local painter and sign-making guru David Markson continues to redraw the cityscape with his skillful talents. He’s reinventing his famous but faded, painted-over 1998 sesquicentennial mural on the building at Main and Maple streets.
River Falls police ended up arresting and taking to jail a 23-year-old local man for animal mistreatment Friday, Oct.
To help River Falls residents properly dispose of unwanted items, the City will host a fall clean-up starting Monday, Oct. 21 and ends Saturday, Oct. 27. Proof of residency is required (i.e., utility bill or driver's license). A crew will be at the City Public Works Garage, 950 Benson Street, from 4-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturday from 8 a.m.
Murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery – all in River Falls, Wisconsin? It can only mean one thing: "CHICAGO The Musical" is coming to the University Theatre at UW-River Falls beginning Thursday, Oct. 24. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, "CHICAGO" is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her.