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Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned that I was a fan of T.S. Eliot’s poetry. My boss, the managing editor, a New York City transplant, called me in. He said — and I swear this is true — “Dave, I know who T.S. Eliot is and you know who T.S.
The dead red pines between River Falls and Hudson stand as brown monuments to last year’s drought.
The Moose Lodge, 620 N. Clark Street, will host a brunch on Sunday, Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will include pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, potatoes, coffee, juice and milk. The public is welcome. The cost is $8 and kids 5 and under free. Proceeds will benefit the River Falls Band Boosters.
Because of the importance for diabetics to wear properCAre shoes, Medicare will cover therapeutic shoes each year, along with three pairs of inserts. To assist seniors in their foot care Northmark Medical LLC will do all the paperwork, heat-mold inserts, and personally deliver and fit shoes for those attending a diabetic footwear clinic from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at River Falls Senior Center, 119 Union St.
The long parade of UFO Days in Elmwood makes its way down Main Street Sunday. The UFO Days parade is one of the region’s largest, with floats coming from as far away as Shell Lake and Amery. (Herald photo by Sean Scallon)
To help celebrate Dairy Month in June Horizon Family Chiropractic in River Falls sponsored a coloring contest. The “Chiropractic Keeps Me MOOving” coloring contest was open to all local children between the ages of 3 and 12. First prize of $20 in River Falls Chamber bucks was awarded in three age categories -- 3-5, 6-9 and 10-12. Horizon Family Chiropractic’s practice members and office staff acted as judges, placing votes for their favorite works. The winners from left to right were Jada Trautmiller, 8, of River Falls, Nora Beard, 11, of Hudson, Dr.
Willow River Players announces the cast for Irving Berlin’s wildly popular tale of love in the Wild West, "Annie Get Your G
River Falls parents are reminded registration night for the 2013-14 School Year Kids Club will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, at Rocky Branch Lobby You may also call to register your child by Friday, Aug. 9. Students must be registered to attend Kids Club.
On Saturday, July 27, the St. Croix Valley Bar Association hosted the volunteer River Falls Fire Department in the first of a series of estate planning clinics called "Wills For Heroes."
Members of the River Falls Youth Baseball 13AA traveling team hosted a car wash at Dick's Fresh Market during River Falls Days to raise money to help with construction of the new community ballpark at Hoffman Park.