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UW-River Falls is one of the best colleges in the Midwest, according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review.
St. Croix Animal Friends, a group of individuals working to build a shelter in the county for homeless companion animals, will hold a candlelight vigil for the pets that have touched lives in so many ways. The vigil will start at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Prospect Park, 511 Wisconsin St. in Hudson.
Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned that I was a fan of T.S. Eliot’s poetry. My boss, the managing editor, a New York City transplant, called me in. He said — and I swear this is true — “Dave, I know who T.S. Eliot is and you know who T.S.
The dead red pines between River Falls and Hudson stand as brown monuments to last year’s drought.
The long parade of UFO Days in Elmwood makes its way down Main Street Sunday. The UFO Days parade is one of the region’s largest, with floats coming from as far away as Shell Lake and Amery. (Herald photo by Sean Scallon)
Getting away on a trip doesn’t necessarily mean getting away from the family.
The Phipps Children’s Theater will hold auditions for area students entering grades 7 through 9 at 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 29-30, for the fall production of “The Little Luncheonette of Terror.
If you’re a science fiction buff, have I got a book for you to take to the lake.
Beginning Wednesday, July 24, drivers going Hwy. 35 north of Hudson can expect additional truck traffic entering and exiting the site of the former wayside in the Town of St. Joseph. Drivers will experience shoulder closures for the next two weeks to accommodate the increased traffic, according to the state Department of Transportation. Trucks are hauling clean, native material from the St. Croix River that is being removed as part of the foundation’s contract for the St.