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Thirty-eight years ago today River Falls siblings Karyn and Chris Bye were watching the United States men's hockey team take on the Soviet Union in 1980. Chris was 10; Karyn was 8. In the waning seconds of the game with the U.S. leading 4-3 after two third period goals, play-by-play announcer Al Michaels made his iconic call, "Do you believe in miracles? Yes!"
The Assistance & Resource Center, Inc. recently received a $1,500 grant from Edina Realty Agents in River Falls. The funds come from a portion of each closing Edina agents perform, and supports a local nonprofit. Ones that offer housing assistance are often chosen.
Journal eases life's journey I would like to express my very sincere thankfulness and gratitude to the River Falls Journal. Life is definitely a journey with unexpected twists. Some of those are good and change your life for the better. Other times, the hand you're dealt is heart wrenching and unfair. You feel so helpless and hopeless.
Initial appearances Lyle I. Carrick, 18, River Falls, pleaded innocent and posted a $1,500 signature bond on a battery charge Feb. 5. The charge stemmed from a Feb. 2 incident in River Falls. Shawn R. Frandrup, 32, Prescott, pleaded innocent and posted a $1,000 signature bond on resisting or obstructing an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia charges Feb. 7. The charges resulted from a Feb. 6 incident in Ellsworth.
"Shorts and Stout" is the collaboration of short one-act plays produced by River Falls Community Theater and signature stout beers from Juniors Restaurant and Tap House. RFCT bills the event as "a fine evening of belly laugh comedy mixed with excellent drink and food." The actors on stage are local, so chances are audience members will see someone they know on stage. Juniors will offer a special food menu to choose from along with full bar.
Following too closely At 3:42 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, , police were sent to North Main Street near Quarry Road for a report of a two-vehicle accident. Nicole Marie Schmidt, 39, Ellsworth, rear-ended another vehicle after that vehicle operator braked, and she was not able to break fast enough to stop before hitting the other vehicle. Schmidt was cited $124 for following too closely Inattentive driving
As most of us know, Congress and the president have been considering various proposals to
The Black Student Union at UW-River Falls is hosting African Night on Friday, Feb. 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The event includes a fashion show, drumming and dancing followed by authentic African cuisine, and is free and open to the public in celebration of Black History Month.
Art's House Gallery has space for budding artists to exhibit their work. Right now, the gallery has a fine "Valentine" exhibit — some of those artists, as good as they are, are no better known than YOU. If you are not an artist, you need to see this exhibit. It includes three winning artists from Art on the Kinni 2017—Could you tell which ones? The others are artists like you may be; they are: Cindy King creates charming, affordable jewelry that you might wear or make a gift for someone you know.
The River Falls Public Library Gallery is proud to host, for the fourth year, the Wisconsin Regional Art Program Exhibit. Sponsored by the River Falls Community Arts Base (CAB), and administered by the UW- Madison Continuing Studies Program, this year's WRAP Exhibit features work by 28 regional nonprofessional and student artists, and will be on display in the lower level of the River Falls Public Library through Feb. 258.