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A more thoughtful tone TO THE EDITOR The James Anderson letter on Colin Kaepernick's protest (Sept. 6), as well as several others he has written, cause me to wonder whether he wants to persuade people or just wants to vent. I will give him this: he is a very good writer. Even I, "hobbled with a public education" though I am, can see his superior writing ability. I've had a lot of practice judging writing from many years spent as a writing teacher.
Squatter reported, complainant cited A caller at W3593 110th Ave. in Maiden Rock reported Sept. 10 that someone he allowed to set up camp on his property was now living there against his wishes. Village officials issued a ticket to the complainant for allowing squatting. The complainant was informed that the eviction process was his remaining recourse. Airplane shining above Bay City
My mom grew up with six brothers and had three sons, so it's safe to say she may have had to wipe a toilet seat or two when it was her time to visit the lavatory. I don't recall any winning World Series' teams celebrating with Mello Yello in our bathroom, but that's what my mom said the toilet seat looked like on a weekly basis. They say necessity is the mother of invention and it was in the case of proper toilet seat etiquette at the Peters' household.
The headlines 20 years from now: Sept. 14, 2038, Anbar Province, Afghanistan, 3 killed in Action Gen. Louis McBane, lead general of the war in Afghanistan, decried the loss of three soldiers killed in action yesterday. McBane, however, noted progress seems to have been made towards ending the war, now in its 37th year.
Driver arrested after Ellsworth pursuit Deputies on patrol tried stopping a speeding vehicle at 9:09 p.m. Sept. 8 at Highway 63 and County Road VV in Ellsworth. The incident led to a pursuit. The driver, a Cannon Falls, Minn., man, ultimately stopped and was arrested on suspicion of fleeing an officer and OWI-fourth offense. Taser deployed on inmate
The River Falls American Legion Auxiliary is actively seeking new and renewal member signups as our annual membership drive gets underway. While less visible than the active duty and military veterans who comprise local Post 121, the companion activities of Auxiliary members provide important support for Legion veteran, youth and community programs. All women related to American Legion members — including mothers, wives, daughters, sisters,
Thursday, 9/13 RF Area Retired Educators The River Falls Area Retired Educators, an affiliate of WREA, will hold a meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at St. Croix Lanes, 1153 N. St. Croix St., River Falls. St. Croix Valley Beekeepers Association
The first Tuesday Club meeting this year will be held at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the West Wind Supper Club in River Falls. Meetings include lunch, social time and an informative speaker. The cost is $13 for lunch, which includes tax and tip. The speaker this month will be Cathy Wurzer, an American journalist and author, as well as a Minnesota radio and TV personality. Wurzer was the 2018 University of Wisconsin-River Falls Distinguished Alumnus.
At 3:15 p.m. Aug. 27, police were sent to the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St. for a report of a stolen bicycle. The bicycle's owner said the stolen bike was a Mia model women's Nova, grey with purple trim. The bicycle was not registered and had been left at the employee bike rack on the north side of the library, unsecured at about 9:30 a.m. The owner noticed it was missing at about 2:30 p.m. The owner searched the area but could not find the bicycle.