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Oh, quack: River Falls duck a Main Street head-turner
A surplus of dedication: UWRF's Klapatch earns high distinction
Hands-free in Hudson? Goeltz family says it's time
MN to WI traffic chase ends in theft and drug charges for Hastings couple
Wisconsin roundup: Dredging underway on Mississippi River; more state news stories
crime and courts
VIDEO: A 'beary' surprising sighting in Hudson
Six Cats named All-BRC baseball
Fish top Hastings, New Richmond
Girls Soccer: Cat’s season ends in shootout
Fish look fine so far
Local American Legion Post sets membership record
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
Rita is gone, but 'Angels' carries on
River Falls Lit Crawl brings enjoyment to all
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/17/19 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2019 Fire Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 6/17/19 Utility Advisory Board Meeting
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Tower - Chinnock Lane, River Falls, WI
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/17/19 School Board Meeting
Petersons open their farm June 15 for Dairy Breakfast
Strawberry season starts soon at Driftless Orchard
Comfort Suites Hudson WI wins Gold!
Michelle K. Johnson Accepts Limited Partnership
River Falls Shopko Optical to remain open
Place a Business Announcement
Matthew D. Yunker
William R. Reiff
Doris Ann Pechacek
Diane Marie Thompson
John and Dorothy Maule
Steve and Lara Koecher
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
Editorial: Swimming proficiency is a local 'must'
Letters to the editor: Bob Gustafson's legacy
Woodworking column: Mind-boggling pioneer labor
From this Perch column: Why do we have the need to be right?
Wild Side Column: Gnats are bugging us!
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May 16, 2019
District approves therapy animal policy
River Falls K-12 students may be seeing animals in school more often in the future. The River Falls School District recently approved a new therapy...
May 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 12, 2019
Local educators receive Herb Kohl awards
Some 304 people received Herb Kohl Foundation awards, among them students, teachers and principals. Awards of $6,000 were given to 100 teachers,...
April 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 15, 2019
Benson column: Academy Building reverence
Last Tuesday evening we had over 200 people attend a farewell open house at the Academy Building. We honored the past and looked fondly on our children's future. Among those who attended were alumni, former teachers, board members (past and present) and administrators of the Academy...
March 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 2, 2019
MMS honors February Students of the Month
Meyer Middle School has chosen its February Students of the Month. They are as follows: Sixth grade gold house Cal Usgaard is the son of Mike...
March 2, 2019 - 8:00am
February 26, 2019
Benson column: Winning culture matters
This past week our high school students won on the scoreboard (gymnastics won sectionals and qualified for the state meet; we had an individual state wrestling champ; girls basketball won regionals; we dominated at solo-ensemble and at mock trials; and boys basketball won a share...
February 26, 2019 - 2:00pm
February 12, 2019
RFHS recognizes students of the term
River Falls High School Term 2 Students of the Term are: (back row, from left0 Ezra Wells, Nathan Lawrence, Clayton Carlson, Nathaniel Rixmann,...
February 12, 2019 - 2:00pm
Benson column: Mother Nature, a crystal ball and how we determine school closings
As I write this column, weather has caused the School District of River Falls to cancel school seven days this winter and there certainly remains...
February 12, 2019 - 8:09am
January 29, 2019
Community donations support 'Sunshine Fund'
The Sunshine Fund recently received some generous donations from around the River Falls community, said board member Autumn Gray. Pictured (from...
January 29, 2019 - 2:49pm
January 25, 2019
Benson column: Short and long-term thinking
The speed of trust is often influenced by transparency and promises kept. With that in mind, I will share some short and long-term strategies employed by our Board of Education in their commitment to be good stewards of taxpayer money. Last April residents of the River Falls school...
January 25, 2019 - 11:00am
January 10, 2019
Benson column: Looking in the mirror
Developing every student's potential to excel as responsible, productive, global citizens is one tall task, yet this is the core of our school district mission. Striving toward the fulfillment of this mission requires innovation and a personalized approach to teaching and learning....
January 10, 2019 - 10:00am
December 21, 2018
MMS honors November Students of the Month
Meyer Middle School has announced its November Students of the Month. They are as follows: Sixth grade Blue House Nora Nygaard is the daughter...
December 21, 2018 - 5:00am
November 13, 2018
Benson column: American Education Week
Around 1920 representatives of the National Education Association and the American Legion met to develop joint support for the purpose of seeking ways to generate public support for education. Effectively, the conventions of both organizations adopted resolutions of support for a...
November 13, 2018 - 1:21pm
November 11, 2018
Benson column: Won't you be my neighbor?
This past week, while I was watching a news report about the gut-wrenching and horrific shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue, the reporter explained that the neighborhood was literally, "Mr. Rogers' neighborhood." It is where he use to live. This year is the 50th anniversary of...
November 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 31, 2018
MMS honors students of the month
Meyer Middle School has announced its October Students of the Month. They are as follows: Sixth grade Gold House Izabell Dusek is the daughter...
October 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 26, 2018
School District invites community to Town Hall meeting Thursday
The School District of River Falls is hosting a Town Hall Meeting to discuss school safety matters with the community. The gathering will take...
September 26, 2018 - 11:28am