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The March Meyer Middle School Students of the Month are as follows: Sixth grade, gold house
River Falls' fifth annual Grown-Up Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 20. Participants can head to Veterans' Park at 8 a.m. where Cory Hart from Junior's Restaurant and Tap House will announce the location of the hidden eggs. The eggs will each contain a number that corresponds to gift cards, drink tickets, coupons, gift baskets and more, provided by River Falls businesses. Participants can redeem their eggs at Junior's between 8:30 a.m. and noon. There is a limit of five eggs per person.
The Kinni Corridor Collaborative (KinniCC) seeks applicants for its inaugural Board of Directors.
Sticky fingers • At 3:30 p.m. March 28, a River Falls resident in the 200 block of Washington Street reported the license plates to a 2001 van stolen. • At 9:20 p.m. March 30, a woman reported she had forgotten her wallet at Culvers, 109 N. Main St., and when she'd picked it up later that day, $100 was missing from it. • At 7:02 p.m. March 31, a 15-year-old River Falls juvenile was cited $187 for retail theft.The juvenile allegedly stole items from ShopKo, 1777 Paulson Road, including makeup. Traffic troubles
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau presents the ninth annual River Falls Roots and Bluegrass Music Festival April 12—14, and will feature headlining performances from Bluegrass and Americana bands including The High 48s, Chicken Wire Empire, the Good Intentions and Blue Hazard. This free, indoor music weekend features over 40 hours of bluegrass, Cajun and roots music from regional and local artists. Young and old can stroll historic Main Street and find bluegrass music on every corner!
I was working late one particular evening last week for my day job. My phone was playing Mötley Crüe's "Kickstart My Heart," while I typed some mindless data entry on a riveting insurance application. I was also thinking about how many scheduled events my daughters had the next day, as well as which angle my next column would take after my recent interview with St. Bridget's Father Jerry Harris. I spun around in my chair right about the time Mötley Crüe's singer Vince Neil yelled, "Ooooh are you ready now?"
Libraries across St. Croix County have a special offer for library cardholders during National Library Week April 7-13.
Unofficial election results as of 9:25 a.m. April 3, 2019.
Town of River Falls candidates will run unopposed for their seats April 2. The River Falls Journal sent questionnaires to candidates in all contested and uncontested races. The Journal asked each candidate to participate in order to refresh voters' minds on their elected and potential elected officials. Those who responded have their answers recorded below. Each candidate was asked two questions:
Town of Kinnickinnic voters will see incumbents running for three open board position on April 2. There are no challengers. The River Falls Journal sent questionnaires to candidates in all contested and uncontested races. The Journal asked each candidate to participate in order to refresh voters' minds on their elected and potential elected officials. Those who responded have their answers recorded below. Each candidate was asked two questions: