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Clean out your unused coats, snow pants, boots, hats, mittens and gloves in your closet and donate to a local collection box near you.
The River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer are seeking community event submissions as soon as possible for the Holiday Season. Whether it's Halloween, Thanksgiving, winter solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day or New Year's -- if you're having an event and the public is invited we'd like to hear about it. Submissions should include all vital information such as what, when, where, and contact information. Final inclusion subject to editorial guidelines.
The River Falls library will soon feature model railroading hobbyist Arthur Hill, a member and tour organizer for the Twin Cities Division of the Thousand Lakes Region of the American Model Railroading Association. Hill plans to fill the program with demonstrations of how to create model layouts, where to find what you need, and why in the world anybody would do this. Hill will be at the library at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Oct.
More than 300 student athletes from 26 teams of the Minnesota High School Cycling League will race Sunday, Oct. 13, at Whitetail Ridge trails in River Falls. The location is the wooded hillside that overlooks Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park on the north side of River Falls. “Whitetail has hills!” said Minnesota League Race Director Gary Sjoquist.
20 YEARS AGO, OCT. 14, 1993 Native sons of River Falls, John James Prucha and Norman “Bud” Foss, recently announced the completion and publication of their book, “Kinnickinnic Years.” The book focuses on life in River Falls from 1930-1950. Natalie Kusilek was again offering water aerobics at Super 8 Motel’s swimming pool, and Jack Burich’s jazznastics classes were beginning at the West school gym. It was a first for about 50 St. Bridget Parish School students. They were paid to be Minnesota Twins fans.
Joe Fisher WESTconsin Credit Union announces that Joe Fischer has been named vice president - business lending. He previously held the position of business loan officer. Fischer has five years business lending experience in the financial industry. Additionally, he has worked as town administrator/finance officer in Greybull, Wyo.
By Dave Wood, columnist My wife is proud of her wrists. They are indeed elegant, but that’s not why she’s proud. It’s because she’s a devotee of palmistry and will read your hands at the drop of a hankie. And the wrists? When she bends her hands back toward her wrists, she can tell whether or not she’s a lucky traveler.
All interested are invited to attend an Academy Citizens’ Advisory Committee Meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the School District conference room, 852 E. Division St. On the agenda will be a call to order; manner of public notification of meeting; hearing of visitors or delegations; development of a rubric to use when reviewing proposals for repurposing the Academy Building; schedule the next Citizens’ Advisory Committee meeting; determine items for Board action; adjournment. A quorum of the Board may be present.
One Accord is coming to Christ Center Assembly, 810 Northview Dr., Sunday, Oct 13, at 10 a.m. From national television appearances to small intimate coffee house performances, One Accord (OA) leaves listeners wanting more. From Minneapolis-based North Central University, OA is the University’s premiere performance touring group. Composed of current students under the direction of singer/songwriter David J. Pedde, the group combines the unique styles of the singer/songwriter and its members.
The Prescott Police Department will host the 2013 Walk to Empower at Freedom Park, 200 Monroe St., Saturday, Oct. 12. The walk is a fundraiser for Turningpoint, the domestic and sexual violence shelter in River Falls, which serves clients in Pierce and St. Croix counties. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Great River Road Visitors and Learning Center. There will be a program at 10 a.m., followed by the two-mile walk through the city. The walk begins and ends at Freedom Park. Lunch will be served.