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The school district’s Community Education program will host a "Movie in the Park" School Volunteer Recognition Event. This is a reschedule for the same event that was canceled by rain May 31. The movie "UP" will be show at Hoffman Park at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Community Ed Coordinator Monique Squire says those who attend should bring blankets and lawn chairs. Squire adds this is a free event for all citizens. Popcorn will be provided. RSVP the Community Education office by calling 715-425-1830, ext.
The third annual St. Croix Petapalooza will be held noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at Hoffman Park in River Falls
The City of River Falls will be conducting the monthly test of the weather sirens today, Monday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m.
The Coaches U10 baseball team took first place at the Baldwin Parks and Recreation U10 Tournament July 27. Team members include, front row from left, John-Erik Klecker, Nate Weick, Owen Larson, Mason Manglitz, Andrew Adermann and Jackson Edelman. Back row, Tye Kusilek, Will Manns, Drew Manns and Jacob Dufrane. (Submitted photo)
Diana Alfuth, Horticulture Educator Pierce & St. Croix Counties, UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteer training will be offered by UW Extension beginning Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the St.
RIVER FALLS AREA HOSPITAL Payton Adeline VanSomeren was born on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, to Samantha Peskar and Joshua VanSomeren of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Robin Peskar, Ron Peskar, and Glenn and Liz VanSomeren. Lyla Rosemary Soley was born on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, to Ashley and Eric Soley of Ellsworth.
Aug. 22, 1963: “The best team I’ve seen in years,” said Larry Churchhill, St. Croix Valley Junior Baseball League president, of the River Falls team. The champs ended their season with a 13-1 record. Left to right, front: David Johnson, Gary Selleck, Richard Cashman, Scott Johnson and Tom Murphy; back: Tom Gavin, Dave Boles, Russ Berg, Larry Churchill (with trademark cigar), John Wolf and Phil Prause. (Journal file photo)
In a letter about Green Bay Packer TV blackouts addressed to a local constituent on Dec. 12, 1997, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind wrote: “...Packer games are deleted from the cable selection due to Federal Communications regulations, NFL policy, and rules regarding syndication exclusivity. ‘Syndicated’ programming refers to shows that are bought by networks for telecast over cable systems.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released preliminary July unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties that show St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 4.3%, which is lower than June’s rate of 4.6% and May’s rate of 4.4%. One year ago, the county’s unemployment rate was estimated at 5.3%. St.
The Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association is bringing its 28th annual Labor Day stock dog trial to Hudson Aug. 30-Sept. 2. The sheep herding competition will feature some of the country’s best stock dogs and dog handlers. The judge is 11-time USBCHA National Champion, Alasdair MacRae of Vichy, Mo. The event is open to the public at Badlands Sno-park, 772 Kinney Road. Hours are Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 80 dogs and handlers from seven states will compete at the Badlands Sheep Dog trial.