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University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Peter Smith, Rome Gonstead, Ariel Krupke and Philip Reed will present their BFA degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building at UW-River Falls from April 6-13. On display will be ceramics, mixed media paintings, printmaking and glass sculptural work. --Smith, from St. Cloud, Minn., has a major emphasis in ceramics and a minor in glass. Smith grew up in a construction background, with a father as a contractor.
10 YEARS AGO, APRIL 8, 2004 In local business news: A resale shop, Treasures From the Heart, was expanding into the old Dollar Express store on the corner of Main and Walnut Streets; Financial advisor Erin Tomlinson was moving her Raymond James services from 108 E. Elm St., to the former Pillows and Things shop at 119 S.
A collaboration of approximately 400 students from Meyer Middle School and River Falls High School band programs will be performing a Band-O-Rama concert at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31, in the River Falls High School Gymnasium. Admission is free, everyone welcome.
In one of those serendipitous moments earlier this year Doreen Patoile of River Falls was seated next to Ron Miller of Madison while flying home from Washington. When asked where she was from he opened his computer and shared the following memories of his great-aunt Lucille (Carroll) Meamber from letters written in 1979. The letters are about her life in River Falls as a child from 1892 to 1905. She was born in 1891 in Minneapolis and died in 1980 in San Francisco, Calif. “I went there in 1892.
Westconsin Credit Union employees donated both their time and money to help Our Neighbors’ Place (ONP) Backpack Program during the month of March as part of Westconsin Credit Union’s 75th anniversary. Volunteers from Westconsin unloaded food delivered by Second Harvest to the Food Pantry and transported food items to Ezekiel Lutheran Church for the backpack program. On Thursdays they helped Greenwood students fill backpacks full of food for families needing help.
A group of St. Croix County 4-H Ambassadors traveled to Madison on March 14 and met with State Representatives John Murtha, Dean Knudson, and Senator Shelia Harsdorf. Knudson and Harsdorf, as 4-H alumni, shared their 4-H stories with the group. Wisconsin 4-Hers are marking their centennial year in 2014.
To raise funds to build a much needed animal shelter St. Croix Animal Friends are hosting a Spring Gala on Saturday, March 29, at the Valley House, 1237 Highway 35, north of Hudson. Diana Neubarth, president of SCAF, encourages everyone to attend and enjoy the performance of Matt Dunn, comedian and Magician, who promises to amaze the audience with his incredible sleight o fhand. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. followed by a buffet, with a silent auction and raffle adding to the night's excitement.
A Wyman Series event will feature One Voice Mixed Chorus, Minnesota's LGBTA choir, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building on the UW-River Falls campus.
In order to build a much needed animal shelter St. Croix Animal Friends are hosting a Spring Gala on Saturday, March 29, at the Valley House, 1237 Highway 35, north of Hudson. Diana Neubarth, president of SCAF, encourages everyone to attend and enjoy the performance of Matt Dunn, comedian and magician, who promises to amaze the audience with his incredible sleight o fhand. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. followed by a buffet, with a silent auction and raffle adding to the night's excitement.
Anyone who thinks those pastel marshmallow chicks and bunnies are just a beautiful body without a brain should stop by the River Falls Public Library April 3-17 to see the annual Peeps Diorama Contest entries, says Katie Chaffee, events and gallery coordinator. These Easter confections have the most amazing adventures, dabbling in political commentary, appearing on TV shows and in movies, and competing in sporting