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Pierce County Sheriff's Office report: Burglaries, dog fighting suspicion, arrests, accidents
Wisconsin roundup: Joint Finance Committee budget includes $322M tax cut; more state news stories
UW-River Falls welcomes new chief advancement officer
Take a look at school referendum construction
Woodbury man killed in Thursday morning crash on I-94 at Radio Drive
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
Gerald Carlton Wallen
William R. Reiff
Robert "Bob" Smith
Benjamin Oluf Lee
John and Dorothy Maule
Steve and Lara Koecher
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
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!
Schachtner column: Celebrate and support our nursing assistants by expanding Medicaid
ArtsMinded column: Songbirds fill the air with music
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September 20, 2018
Town Hall meeting to be held on school safety
The School District of River Falls is hosting a Town Hall meeting to discuss school safety matters with our community at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in the high school auditorium. All parents and community members are welcome and encouraged to attend. The Town Hall-style meeting will include...
September 20, 2018 - 3:25pm
June 7, 2018
Superintendent column: Thank you to the River Falls community
On April 3 the School District of River Falls was blessed with resounding community support at the referendum ballot. I not only write to again thank the community but also to provide a quick update on construction plans. Thank you, River Falls, for supporting education. Our community...
June 7, 2018 - 12:47pm
Superintendent Column: Teacher appreciation
May 7 - 11 is National Teacher Appreciation Week—an annual tradition started in 1984 to recognize and honor our teachers. Please join me in celebrating the influence our teachers have on their students. For nine months per year, between the ages of 4-18, children spend thousands...
May 7, 2018 - 1:44pm
March 14, 2018
RF students walk out
An estimated 100 or more students participated in a student-led walkout Wednesday, March 14, at River Falls High School. The local walkout was...
March 14, 2018 - 3:32pm
March 12, 2018
Superintendent column: The speed of trust
The School District of River Falls is holding a facility improvement referendum on April 3. School board members know they represent student and taxpayer interests in all their work. If you would like to individually discuss referendum details, I encourage you to contact me or any...
March 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 11, 2018
Superintendent column: District holds referendum information forums
In the coming weeks there will be a wealth of information available to the public related to two School District of River Falls facility referendum questions on the April 3 ballot. Next week an informational brochure will be mailed to all residents which outlines the details of the...
February 11, 2018 - 7:49am
January 14, 2018
Benson column:Montessori is one of 4 RF public elementary schools
The School District of River Falls has four elementary schools—Montessori, Greenwood, Westside, and Rocky Branch. All four are public schools; although the River Falls Public Montessori Elementary (RFPME) is a "charter" school, it should not be confused with other private charter...
January 14, 2018 - 8:00am
October 23, 2017
Viewpoint: District needs the community's input
In February 2015 the School District of River Falls collaborated with 80 citizens to establish the framework for a new five-year District Strategic Plan that became known as "Renewing Our Promise" (2015-20). As part of this vision, our community put forth a call for the establishment...
October 23, 2017 - 2:06pm
October 20, 2017
Local student shares memories of Italy exchange trip
River Falls High School senior Marcus Califf, 18, spent the 2016-17 school year in Lecco, Italy. The son of Bill and Jenny Califf, Marcus plans...
October 20, 2017 - 5:09pm
October 8, 2017
Jamie Benson column: Focus and approach matters
Given the recent debate over professional athletes kneeling during the national anthem, it seems like a good time to share a few observations and to reflect on a few teachable moments to share with our children. First, focus matters and so does the approach. If the NFL player purpose...
October 8, 2017 - 8:24pm
September 29, 2017
RF School Board mourns Manny Kenney
Manville (Manny) Kenney, 66, was fair, kind, intelligent, and respectful. "He was a good husband, and a good father, a good community member,"...
September 29, 2017 - 11:00am
September 10, 2017
Wanted: Focus group participants
The School District of River Falls is in many ways the center of our community's life together. Your children and grandkids attend our schools; community groups regularly use our buildings; you come to our schools for sporting events, concerts, and plays; and many adults attend our...
September 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 29, 2017
River Falls School District bus routes
School is starting Tuesday, Sept. 5 and the River Falls School District's "big yellows" (school busses) will be back on the road, transporting...
August 29, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 28, 2017
Rain delayed SV school repairs
It's been a busy summer of construction at the Spring Valley Middle/High School. The Spring Valley Board of Education heard construction updates Monday, Aug. 21 on the status of the summer facility projects during its regular meeting. "We're running behind schedule in most of the...
August 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 3, 2017
New programs gives kids a taste of travel abroad
Danielle Miller, 17, liked the idea of going on an exchange trip, but wasn't sure if she wanted to commit to a year-long exchange. "Then I found...
August 3, 2017 - 5:00am