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The River Falls Community Foundation (RFCF) has awarded $5,000 among four local programs to support people, families and urgent needs within the River Falls area. The grantees are The Assistance & Resource Center (ARC), Our Neighbors' Place, The River Falls Sunshine Fund and St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
Craigslist gone wrong A Craigslist sale soured when a person allegedly threatened another person through a phone call and text messages over an item for sale on the site at N6386 1317th St. in Prescott at 9:05 a.m. Sept. 22. An officer took a complaint on the situation, according to a blotter report. Grand(son) theft auto
The School District of River Falls is hosting a Town Hall Meeting to discuss school safety matters with the community. The gathering will take place on Sept.
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.
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