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River Falls Municipal Utilities will hold a "Customer Appreciation" gathering from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at City Hall, 222 Lewis St. People are invited to enjoy a free buffet style lunch and to learn about keeping a "healthy home." There will also be a drawing to have a house outfitted with LED lighting. The Aug. 8 event will have hot dogs, corn on the cob, watermelon and ice cream. There will be energy education booths, kids activities, henna and photo booth and live music. Those who attend without driving get a prize.
The Blue Bullets won the championship of the River Falls Parks and Recreation Cub “B” League this season. Team members include, front row from left, Jacob Ginn, Alex Myszewski, Wesley Pearson, Charlie Campbell, Garrett Roettger and Alex Koehn. Middle row, Ethan Cernohous, Grant Roettger, Connor Cardell, John Conway, Joe Reardon and Dano Gruwell. In back are coaches Joel Pearson, Al Roettger, Adam Myszewski, Matt Cernohous and Dan Gruwell. Not pictured are Jacob Sammon and Travis Cernohous. Submitted photo.
Allina's donation to "Kids in the Garden" project will engage local kids to work on rain gardens, edible landscapes, fruit trees and community gardens
Six Pechacek brothers gathered together on July 3 for a family reunion at Glen Park. From left, Roger, Duane (River Falls), Alvin (River Falls), Ted, Harvey, and Darold (River Falls, in wheelchair). Submitted photo.
This photo was printed in the 1954 Kinnic, River Falls High School’s yearbook. From left are the boys who went off to state track competition. No trophies were won that day but the experience was great. From left, Gary Herum (class of 1954), Phillip Kuss (class of 1953), David Herum (class of 1953), and Jim Finstad (class of 1954). A reminder to all grads, especially those celebrating their 50th or more, there will be an open house at the Moose Lodge from 1-5 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Class of 1953 is also having their own 60th reunion that weekend.
Soon, the St. Croix County Board will vote on whether to continue supporting St. Croix Industries with tax levy dollars. St. Croix Industries is unique. It provides employment, dignity, meaning and self-worth to handicapped individuals in our county. An outstanding hallmark of the St. Croix Industries staff has been the ongoing gentleness and support with which they consistently encourage and challenge clients to do and to be their best. At the Sunday Masses at St.
If you missed the latest production of Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, sponsored by the River Falls Community Theatre, you missed something special. Two directors from RFCT took 70 local children, spent four hours a day last week, and by Friday night put on an original musical production of “Robin Hood.” I had the pleasure of being in the theater during the rehearsals and watched the magic happen — 70 kids aging from 7 to 16 — singing, dancing, and learning lines, all within five days. What a bunch of talented children we have in River Falls. Do
At 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, the documentary movie “Honor Flight” will be shown at the Hudson 12 Theater. The movie is based on the Milwaukee Honor Flight hub and follows four Wisconsin WWII veterans’ trip to Washington D.C. to see their WWII memorial. After seeing this film a few months ago I wanted get it scheduled in our area. I have worked with Tugg and the Hudson 12 Theater to host this documentary. Please check out the Tugg website https:www.tugg.com/go/2xetw4 and consider attending. Tickets must be purchased through this link.
What a difference a year makes.
On June 24, WWII veteran, Hubert Neumann was given the Liberty Medal by General Gerald Matteson from the American Legion Post 121 of River Falls, at the Lutheran Home, where Neumann resides. The medal was presented in recognition of Neumann’s participation in the liberation of Paris on Aug. 25, 1944. Matteson also presented Neumann with a General’s Star for his services in Normandy, Battle of the Bulge and the deliverance of Paris from the Germans. Shown with Neumann are four of his five children.