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Wisconsin state news briefs: Man accused of triple-fatal hit-and-run accident asks for change of venue, and more state news stories
Montana woman charged for River Falls theft, partner to multiple-state scammer
UW-River Falls Western Team places second in the nation at IHSA Nationals
From blacktop to black robe: grad turns life around
Wisconsin state news briefs: Republican legislative leaders consider splitting budget into 2 bills, and more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat booters earn top seed
Netters ready for postseason
Boys Golf: Wildcats finish 4th in BRC
Baseball: Cats clinch share of BRC title
WIAA Softball: Hudson to open playoffs at home; RF on road
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
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/20/19 Special Meeting (Expulsion)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/20/19 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/20/19 School Board Meeting
FOR SALE BY BID: 2010 Buick Enclave - Moody's, River Falls
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 5/30/19 Board of Review
River Falls Shopko Optical to remain open
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
National Travel and Tourism Week is May 5-11
UW-River Falls CAFES awards scholarships and recognizes outstanding service
UW-River Falls soils and crops judging teams rank high at NACTA
Place a Business Announcement
Leona "Lee" Matzek
Wayne A. Place
Jack Gregory Delander
Steve and Lara Koecher
Evan Poe McDougall
In Memory of Bess Knott
Hank Nolan Matzek
Greg Peters column: 'Smile, you're at Kwik Trip!'
Brux column: The economics of trade restrictions
Letters to the editor: Maintaining character in our community
Wild Side Column: Prairie renewed by fire
Woodworking column: Joining the ranks of literary persons, uffda!
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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