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Be a difference maker in a child’s life It’s that time of the year — teachers and support staff returned this past Monday to start the 2013-14 school year and students begin school next week on Sept.
60 YEARS AGO — 1953 In preparation for the 60th year reunion for the River Falls High School class of 1953 coming up on Sept. 14 at the Moose Lodge and the all-class reunion being held the same weekend, Dave Herum dropped off his 1953 yearbook, the Kinnick. Some of his classmates’ signatures and messages included... “Dear Dave, To one of our best basketball players and one of the nicest guys in high school. We had a good time these four years didn’t we. You sure made a good president of our class. Lots of luck Dave.
The St. Croix Valley Chapter of The Prairie Enthusiasts invites the public to explore local prairies during the Prairie Days event on Saturday, Sept. 7, beginning at 9 a.m. “This is the first year The Prairie Enthusiasts has hosted this event and our local St. Croix Valley Chapter is excited to share our love for native grasslands with the public,” Ginny Gaynor, event chair, said. “This endangered ecosystem is our rain forest and they are right in our backyards.” A schedule of the day is below.
England’s Edwardian Era is a fascinating one, indeed. It succeed the staid Victorian era and with the death of Victoria around the turn of the century, her aged son Edward VII ascended the throne and a whole new way of life for the English opened up. Well, not for everybody, but for the upper class, who began to enjoy the wonders of electricity, motor cars and a less morally strict ethos. It’s also known as the age of modernism, when writers like T.S.
There are some of us Sun City, Ariz., retirees who just can’t get River Falls out of our minds. We’ve been meeting every Monday morning for breakfast since the late 1980s, and are still going strong — even in the hot Arizona summers when the snowbirds have all gone up to Wisconsin. But the bonds are strong.
UW-River Falls will host a "Kickoff to the Year of Germany Program: Oktoberfest" event from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, under the tent in the University Center outdoor mall area.
In early September 2012, this headline ran across the front page of the Journal: Young bus crash victim better In that unfortunate accident, a 12-year-old seventh-grade boy was hit and run over after school at the intersection of Main Street and Cascade Avenue. The school driver involved, who had a green light, called 911. River Falls Ambulance rushed the boy to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. There he eventually recovered fully from injuries. The River Falls School District and St. Bridget School resume classes Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina's Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other's lives. The Dixie Swim is the story of these five unforgettable women—a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever. Performances will be held on Friday-Sunday, Sept. 6-8, and Friday-Saturday, Sept.
Faith Community Church, 777 Carmichael Rd, Hudson is again offering classes designed to allow participants to probe the Christian faith in fun and safe environment, beginning Thursday, Sept. 5. The course offers a warm, non-threatening environment to ask and discuss the difficult questions that non, new or disenchanted believers have concerning Christ, faith and religion. Gatherings meet for 11 weeks on Thursdays, 5:45-8:30 p.m.
River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson said a burn ban will start immediately for the city of River Falls.