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States exploring tax reciprocity plan
WATCH: Clear snow from fire hydrants
Three-vehicle collision leaves all uninjured in Prescott
Wisconsin roundup: Beto O’Rourke headed to UW-Madison; more state news stories
'Pictures can be replaced, but we can't': Prescott family recovers after fire
crime and courts
Girls Hockey: St. Croix Valley Fusion advance
Girls Basketball: Cat’s can’t keep up with Cards
Boys Basketball: Cats run past Old Abes
Sports Calendar: Feb 13-23
Boys Hockey: Wildcat rally falls short
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
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2/28/19 Hearing - Patnode Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/20/19 Lunch With Superintendent
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC: Feb. 20, 2019 Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 2/18/19 Plan Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: MEETING CANCELLATION - 2/18/19 Utility Board Meeting
Shopko closing 'unfortunate' loss for the community, chamber says
Discover Wisconsin names Hudson a 2018 Choice Destination
HUDSON CHEERS PABLO
Ellsworth Shopko closing
Chamber Awards ceremony a 'tropical' celebration, despite Polar vortex
Place a Business Announcement
Terrence "Terry" J. Mahoney
Susan Carol Johnson
Leroy David Dusek
LeRoy "Lee" David Dusek
Alan Orton Stewart
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
Hank Nolan Matzek
Woodworking column: How do you take your oysters?
Greg Peters column: A King Kong-sized problem
Wild Side Column: Feeding my fishing addiction
From this Perch: Differentiation opportunities
Editorial: Don't be so quick to plow ahead
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January 9, 2019
ArtsMinded column: The Saint John's Bible exhibit is a 'must-see'
This column needs to honor a dear, dead contributor and hope another email program will soon imitate its virtues. The email "client" Pressenter died a peaceful death and left many of us mourning its virtues, nor found in many other electronic programs. Most important of course, was...
January 9, 2019 - 9:13am
December 6, 2018
ArtsMinded column: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Good grief, the snow is here! But lots of holiday stuff to do is right here in River Falls without much driving (and not to leave our close neighbors out, Hudson too). Below are closeby ideas for celebrating the holiday — and for...
December 6, 2018 - 6:00am
November 22, 2018
ArtsMinded column: Holiday giving to the arts
A cornucopia of arts graces life here in the St. Croix and Mississippi River valleys. There's no time like the present to acknowledge the breadth of these offerings and add your support to the efforts that keep our communities strong, creatively and economically.
November 22, 2018 - 10:00am
October 28, 2018
ArtsMinded column: Todd Bol inspired generosity, creative thinking
Let's hold Todd Bol in memory like a well-worn, favorite book. The creative, loving entrepreneur who invented the Little Free Library project to honor his late mother, is held in the hearts of many, a magnificent legacy himself. A Hudson resident, there were by the time of the 62-year-old's...
October 28, 2018 - 5:16pm
October 22, 2018
UW System: A Positive Investment
Lisa Ecker entered UW-River Falls in 2014 after growing up in the small town of Wanamingo, Minn. Upon graduation in 2017, she was offered a...
October 22, 2018 - 5:00am
September 28, 2018
ArtsMinded column: 'Intersection of recycled materials with whimsical imagination'
Sometimes an artist's journey stretches credulity. Such is the case of a recent theft of Hastings, Minnesota, artist and sculptor Dale Lewis' 160-pound recycled steel crocodile absconded from an art walk in St. Cloud, Minnesota, in late July 2018. It was recovered, in apparently...
September 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 14, 2018
ArtsMinded column: RF should be considered one of "Our Towns"
Art's House news: Greeting Card Boutique finished Saturday. However, I'm sure that if you didn't spend all your change at Art on the Kinni — and if you still need greeting cards, some will be in stock when Art's House opens next Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
September 14, 2018 - 7:43pm
August 19, 2018
ArtsMinded column: As summer turns towards fall
Well the lazy, hot, dry days of Summer 2018 are coming to a close (a couple more dry days first, I understand). It has been a fine summer with fine arts concerts, exhibits, performances sponsored by CAB, the River Falls Public Library, the University and other summer specific events....
August 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 16, 2018
Viewpoint: Why I voted against the cannabis referendum
Last week the St. Croix County Board voted to table the cannabis legalization advisory referendum indefinitely. I supported that result and was pleased that the eight members who agreed with me were not only from the conservative coalition on the board, but included three members...
August 16, 2018 - 8:26am
July 25, 2018
ArtsMinded column: RF Days a success, now back to business
The 2018 River Falls Days is, for most locals, a thing of the past. For a short time, lawns on Main and Second streets are free of blankets, stones and other markers for locals to view the parade. And, once again, shoppers and those who want to hear Music in the Park and access...
July 25, 2018 - 11:32am
July 11, 2018
Balance means taking charge or not
Who "wears the pants" in your household? It's not an issue if you're single, but if you live with someone the question may come up. The expression comes from the era when men were the only ones wearing pants. And pants equaled power. Growing up in the 1950s, most families looked the...
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 22, 2018
In the front row: Really, it's not all about the food
Broasted chicken and ribs at the Speakeasy Saloon outside Neillsville. Oyster po-boy and crawfish etouffee at Buzzard Billy's in La Crosse. A Fat Uncle Tony's at Salvatore's Tomato Pies in Madison. These are just some of the dishes I've eaten in the past nine months traveling around...
June 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2018
ArtsMinded column: The difference between art fakes and forgeries
Things seem rife with prevarication these days. I came upon a story in www.news.artnet.com by Henri Neuendorf concerning fakes and forgeries in galleries and museums, world-wide. It begs to be divulged to our culturally savvy region if, for no other reason, than artists and arts...
June 7, 2018 - 6:00am
April 15, 2018
Arts Minded column: It's almost Gala time!
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...
April 15, 2018 - 3:34pm
March 28, 2018
Arts Minded Column: CABstock has a groovy wealth of creativity
After a cold, snowy winter many of us are hankering to rescue our tie dye T-shirts and headbands from mothballs. Less than a month away, the River Falls Community Arts Base Gala Committee invites you to the 23rd annual Spring Arts Gala. It's appropriately named CABstock this year,...
March 28, 2018 - 2:18pm