I think there is nothing as unappealing to me as a lack of
productivity, Dave. Monday and Tuesday were both too wet to
accomplish much outside even though I gave it a half-hearted ... Posted on 5/24/13 at 5:58 AM
POWERFUL PERSPECTIVES Everybody Who Didn't Run
The year my friend Faye turned 50, she wanted to run a 10K. She asked if we could run the race together and I was happy to oblige. Her goal was to run the distance without walking and finish in a resp... Posted on 2/9/11 at 4:55 PM
Area News -- Commenting about the plan to develop a special playground honoring the memory of her three daughters, Jessica Schaffhausen said she’d like to see the focus on Amara, Sophie and Cecelia – and more so on how they lived than how they died.
Debbie Griffin - River Falls Journal
, May 23, 2013
Area News - The River Falls Golf Course on County Road M opens the season for the first time as a public golf course, having shed its semi-private club status plus made other improvements during the long winter.
Travelers of Hwy. 35N just outside of River Falls experienced a 15-minute road-closure mid-morning Wednesday, May 15, as crews from Xcel Energy strung new electrical cables as part of construction for the new interchange at Radio Road.
Longtime River Falls resident Dana Pruitt introduced a new non-profit concept last spring in which he collects used baby items to recycle, refurbish and/or rebuild then donate to places that need them, such as the local emergency shelter Our Neighbors’ Place and the local domestic abuse shelter Turningpoint.
Jamie Benson, a superintendent for 15 years at River Valley School District near Madison, has tentatively accepted an offer from the River Falls school board to be the local district’s next superintendent. Benson would succeed Tom Westerhaus who is retiring as River Falls superintendent at the end of June after five years.
Convicted killer Aaron Schaffhausen will be sentenced next July. He pleaded guilty last month to killing his three daughters in River Falls, but had claimed his mental state meant he wasn’t responsible.
The school board and its superintendent advisory committee interviewed seven candidates for the job of school superintendent. School Board president Stacy Johnson Myers said three finalists have been picked: Barry Cain, Ellsworth Community School District superintendent; Donald Haack, Spooner Area School District; and James Benson, River Valley School District in Spring Green.
A half-dozen vehicles parked in the Heritage Park lot, 200 block of West Maple Street, had either windows or windshields smashed overnight Tuesday into early Wednesday morning, April 16-17. Miscellaneous personal items visible inside, such as jacket, cellphone, cellphone charger cord, key and more, were also stolen. No one's been caught.
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