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Rick Goerdt of Roberts has opened Skyline Heating, operated out of his home. He has sold, installed and serviced heating and air conditioning units in western Wisconsin for over 35 years. To reach Rick call 715-410-4128 or email Rick Goerdt
Melanie Viney of River Falls is one of two national finalists for "employee of the year" award by McGladrey. She is director of administrative services for the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area at McGladrey which is an Assurance, Tax and Consulting firm.
The dean of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Dale Gallenberg, has been chosen as president-elect of the American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture and Renewable Resources. Gallenberg, who has served as an at-large member of the AASCARR's board since 2009, will assume the group's top position in the fall of 2013. He has spent the past several years interacting with other officers and directors to help advance the organization, its members and their activities.
Dr. Thomas Weber, OB/GYN, began seeing patients at River Falls Medical Clinic last week. Weber has been board certified since 1985 and is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Ramsey Medical Society.
A woman was injured in a three-vehicle accident on Hwy. 65 in the town of River Falls late Saturday morning. At approximately 11:17 a.m., Pierce County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Hwy. 65 and 770th Avenue for an accident with injury and road blockage. When they arrived, deputies determined there were three vehicles involved in the crash -- all with moderate to severe damage. Two vehicles were disabled in the middle of the lanes of travel.
Law enforcement officials investigating the Schaffhausen murder case ask for the public's help to find a laptop with a bag and cell phone belonging to Aaron Schaffhausen, who's accused of murdering his three young daughters in River Falls July 10. Police believe these items may have been ditched somewhere before Schaffhausen turned himself in. The items are a Sony VAIO laptop with a Targus laptop bag, as well as a cell phone. Schaffhausen's trial is set to begin April 1 and is anticipated to last four weeks. Lt. Cathy Borgschatz of the St.
Today let us begin with two very productive upper Midwestern writers who continue to write about our neighborhoods with relish and sometimes very dramatic substance. First, there's Jerry Apps, a retired University of Wisconsin professor who's written 30 books of fiction and non-fiction. In the past, Apps has used his own life experiences as a farm boy and later county agent as the basis for such novels as "In a Pickle," a funny whodunit about a Wisconsin pickle factory that ends up being a repository for a local preacher.
Youth baseball coach Matt Graetz and a player's dad, Carl Brunholz, will appear on the Judge Joe Brown Syndicated TV show 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 on Channel 29. Last summer a ball hit by Brunholz's son, Wyatt, broke the windshield of a car parked near the field in Afton, Minn., and the owner wanted the player or the coach to pay up. They refused and the case was picked by the Judge Joe Brown staff to be settled on television.
A single-family home on Kennedy Street on River Falls' southwest side was left burned and uninhabitable, according to River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson. Fire officials also confirmed that property owners and Dan and Sandra Waletzko escaped their residence at 322 Kennedy St. without injury, later declining help from the Red Cross to stay with nearby family. Firefighters battled what proved to be a very difficult blaze from 6 p.m. to almost 10 p.m. They returned to put out hot spots inside the house at 1 a.m.
The Old Gem Theater Young Performers Ensemble students, including, from left, top to bottom: Kailyn Wienke, Taylor Ramaeker, Afton Noll, Hannah Oman, Liam Rohow, Amy Lippman, and Emma Wallraff, will perform an original adaptation of 'Snow White,' at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9; 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. Tickets are $11 for adults and $9 for students and seniors. The Old Gen Theatre is located at 116 South Knowles Ave., New Richmond. Call 715-246-3285 or 800-886-8035 for ticket reservations or more information.