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Pierce County Fair is your one stop shop for non-stop fun, it’s set for Aug. 8-11. And if you dance, sing, or play an instrument the place to be is at the Pierce County Fairgrounds, on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m.
This Sunday through Sunday, Aug. 11, the Ellsworth Area Pastors Association (EAAPA) is sponsoring a “Love Laundry Drive” to help people in need to clean their clothes.
C'mon kids, join the parade at the River Falls Public Library, there's plenty of room. Parade registration starts 10 a.m., starts at 10:30, with prizes for all!
Roman and Ursula Lubich will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary at an open house from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at St. Bridget's Church.
The St. Croix Chordsmen Chorus will be performing at two churches in River Falls on Sunday, July 14 — first at 10:30 a.m. at Luther Memorial Church at 420 S. 4th St., and then at Servant of the Shepherd Church at 103 N. 4th St. at 11 a.m.
River Falls native Jacqueline (Cobian) West, author of the middle-reader series The Books of Elsewhere, will be signing her latest book, The Books of Elsewhere, Volume Four: The Strangers, from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, at Karma Gifts, 204 North Main St.
Wisconsin lawmakers and the governor apparently have a different understanding of the meaning and purpose of a budget than the rest of us. They’ve taken what should be a statement of expenditures and proposals for financing them and folded in a series of unrelated items that evidently wouldn’t stand on their own. The $70 billion budget package signed by Gov.
”Texture” an exhibit by Rome Gonstead will be held at the 120 Gallery, 120 N. Main St., July 11-31. Gonstead will be joined by guest artists Rosemarie Bermudez and Wayne Kolstad. An artist reception will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, July 11.
Jun e and Earl Lewis will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on July 10, 2013. The Lewises were married on July 10, 1943.
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted for him, as he also did for Thomas E. Dewey, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon. He only voted for a Democrat once. “I voted for Jimmy Carter,” said my dad.