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Customers of Habitat for Humanity’s New Richmond ReStore have a chance to exercise their creativity for a chance to win a prize. The New Richmond Restore is holding an upcycling contest. It will run April 1 to May 29. The rules are simple: take an item purchased at any time from the New Richmond ReStore and re-purpose it into something new. Take a before and after shot, along with a short description of the process and materials used, and submit it to the New Richmond ReStore by May 29. A panel of judges will evaluate the entries based on creativity, imagination and practicality.
Grounds care and maintenance class “Maintaining great looking, environmentally friendly landscapes on public grounds has unique challenges,” said Diana Alfuth, UW-Extension Horticulture Educator. Alfuth says school grounds, public parks, and landscapes around public buildings are exposed to heavy pedestrian traffic, harsh environmental conditions, and other pressures. “It’s important to keep lawns and landscape plants healthy and strong through proper management so that they can withstand this stress,” she continues.
For the third year in a row, UW-River Falls Dairy Club students take top honors at the Midwest Regional American Dairy Science Association Conference. UW-River Falls competed in both the...
It’s all about the balloons -- and there will be plenty of them to see for the annual Hudson Hot Air Affair (HAA). The winter festival kicks off Friday, Feb.
There may not be many more chances to hear about the volatile and sometimes violent civil rights movement of the 1960s from someone who was actually there – someone who was not afraid to stand up to the KKK in Greensboro, N.C., in a county that at the time advertised itself as “Klan Country.” According to the press release, “The Grand Dragon shook her (Julie Coates Daves) and threatened to get her.” After that, she required police protection. River Falls resident, Draves, a veteran of the rallies and marches of that decade, will be at the River Falls Public Library on Wednesday, Feb.
Wisconsin and Minnesota teenagers with an interest in math and science can explore engineering when they attend a weeklong summer camp on the UW-River Falls campus.
Parents who wish to choose the public school district their children will attend next school year (2015-16) face an important application window of Feb. 2 to April 30. State law...
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is in the news again after a successful test of its Orion explorer spaceship. It’s perfect timing for a NASA exhibit this month at the River Falls Public Library. The exhibit includes displays on the International Space Station, the Hubble telescope, life in space, the re-usable Space Shuttle system, the Apollo moon mission and much more. Real NASA artifacts on loan from the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Johnson Space Center in Houston add authenticity and excitement to the exhibit. Find out what and how t
Playwright Jeremy Bloom will visit UW-River Falls Friday, Dec.
Guest speaker Sheriff Richard Ivan Mack, nationally recognized author, advocate for states’ rights and individual freedoms will discuss what the sheriff’s role is in county government and how it affects you and your constitutional rights on Oct. 20 and 21 in River Falls. He will be at St. Mary’s Big River Church. W10137 570th Ave., from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, and at the University Center Building at the UWRF campus at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21. Both sessions are free and open to the public. To get to St.