River Falls Journal Newsroom
The UW-River Falls Symphony Band is thrilled to announce a special May "Czech Celebration" concert in honor of three momentous Czech anniversaries this year, including: 100 years since Czechoslovakia declared independence, 50 years since Prague Spring and 25 years since the founding of the Czech Republic.
The Kinnickinnic Watershed Partnership will host a community forum 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at Junior's Restaurant and Tap House, 414 S. Main St. The forum is free and open to the public. Community members are invited to engage in conversation about current land use activities in the watershed and share their interests for the future of the watershed. The partner organizations will highlight their research, outreach and related activities that are contributing to the sustainability of the watershed.
It's almost spring (hope it quits snowing before this reaches you!) and it's almost GALA time—April 21 at the River Falls Golf Club. Out of the past comes CABSTOCK and ALL your great memories of those days. If you are, like me, old enough to remember or sentimental enough to wish you could, do come to CABSTOCK and bring all your friends! And dress for it, listen to music that will get you prepared, sentimentalize about all our early days and prepare for great eats (they' going to be Woodstock reminiscent).
At 9 a.m. Friday March 23 police were contacted by staff at Comforts of Home Senior Living. A package was sent to a return address at Comforts of Home, though the name on the package did not belong to any current Comforts of Home residents. Several driver's licenses were reportedly in the package. The licenses were believed to be fake. The package was turned over to police. Sticky fingers
6 Gold Rachel Everson is the daughter of Theresa and Scott Everson. She is a very hard working, kind student that others look up to. Rachel puts her best effort into everything she does in all of her classes. She enjoys putting extra effort into school clubs and enjoys gymnastics. Her favorite subject is science because she loves learning about earth. In her future she would like to become an astronomer or a scientist. She would also like to travel to many different countries.
All those interested in becoming a River Falls Royal Ambassador should attend an informational meeting for parents and candidates on Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30—7:30pm in the high school library. Shown are current Royal ambassadors (front) Macie Vannurden; (back, from left) Anna Cernohous, Sydney Landgraf and Camryn Shea. Submitted photo.
The types of fish inhabiting the St. Croix watershed have evolved over the years, and will continue to change for decades to come. The St. Croix River Association is presenting a signature speakers series event to learn more about one of the most diverse fish populations in the upper Midwest. Dr. John Lyons, the curator of fish at the University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum in Madison, will speak 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the River Falls Public Library about how climate and other changes are affecting fish in the watershed.
River Falls Girl Scout Troop 55651 members are working on earning their Silver Awards. They have been working since October to complete four local service projects. The projects include: 1. Making signs for the Grow to Share gardens 2. Building and installing a Free Little Library 3. Creating brochures for Coco's Heart dog rescue 4. Making outdoor board games for Hoffman Park
As physicians providing primary care to many residents in the area, we would like to contribute a perspective on your health care series. We were surprised you chose to survey hospital administrators rather than physicians—and feel that you would have gotten different answers than those you printed.