High-flying, fast-paced dirt bike and ATV racing will be featured as the preview show for this summer's premier event, the Pierce County Fair. The Supercross Racing event will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at the Fairgrounds Grandstand in Ellsworth. Attendees will see racers jump 70-foot triples, navigate bermed corners and pound through the whoops.
t's 92 degrees and children are imprisoned, 3,500 alone in Homestead, Fla. They're behind fences with inadequate shelter from the heat. Children have died in custody. Conditions are awful. On June 18 government attorneys even argued against a court ruling that children must be given toothbrushes, soap, towels or showers and at least a half night sleep. Former American prisoners of Somali pirates and the Taliban reported to Newsweek and the Washington Post that even they had been given toiletries and adequate sleep while imprisoned.
Rally on July 8 TO THE EDITOR There will be a rally on Monday, July 8, in support of immigrants from 5-6 p.m. at the intersection of Cascade and South Main Street in River Falls. It will be peaceful, lawful and respectful. It will focus on humanitarian issues and not political ones. All are welcome! We are especially concerned about:
'The Snow White Variety Show' and 'The Snow Queen' Two children's theater productions performed by students enrolled in summer theater camps will be offered.
I write this in total disbelief! What I just heard on TV this morning is unbelievable! The idea that the President would order the round up and deportation of "millions" of undocumented persons in the "land of the free and the brave" is unbelievable! Where are we?
Laugh with 'Weekend Comedy' "Weekend Comedy," by Sam Bobrick and Jeanne Bobrick, takes a comedic look at the nature of love through the eyes of two couples from different generations. It will be performed July 12-28 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2:30 p.m.
Remember the memories of summer when you and your family traveled to the local fair and spent hours enjoying an American tradition? Cotton candy, ferris wheels, clowns, rides, cattle, homemade cakes and pies. Many can vividly remember these county fair staples from childhood. If you are a youth member of 4-H, FFA, scouting programs, breed groups, or any other recognized youth organization under adult leadership and with an education program approved by the local fair you can register for the St. Croix County Fair under the Junior Fair Departments.
River Falls is set to celebrate the 45th River Falls Days festival July 11-14. This annual event kicks off in a new way this year. The fireworks display, previously held on Sunday evening, will be lighting up the sky Thursday at dusk (10 p.m.) to kick off the weekend and celebrate this year's theme: The Greatest Show on the Kinni. Highlights of the 2019 festival include a 10K/2-Mile/Kid's Fun Run, parade, medallion hunt, fireworks and other family-friendly activities all weekend long. Attendees can also enjoy a cold
The Phipps Center for the Arts proudly announces the 31st annual free outdoor concert by the Minnesota Orchestra on Monday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lakefront Park bandshell. Under the direction of associate conductor Akiko Fujimoto, the acclaimed ensemble should delight music lovers of all ages with a mix of well-loved popular and classical music.
Digging a grave for all of us TO THE EDITOR Britain's government in its stumble over leaving the European Union may be nearly as dysfunctional as our own, but on one score at least the UK has its priorities straight. The Washington Post reports that outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, in one of her last acts in office, has committed Britain to zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the first of the Group of Seven advanced economies to set this goal.