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The Spring Valley fourth and fifth graders participated in their second D.A.R.E. walk Friday, Dec. 5. The walk was 1.5 miles through the Village of Spring Valley. The students raised money in which 100 percent of these funds will remain in the Spring Valley School District to support the D.A.R.E. program. The money will be used for D.A.R.E. materials, D.A.R.E. graduation, and other drug prevention programs. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education and is an officer led series of classroom lessons.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will hold its fall commencement at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Robert P. Knowles Physical Education and Recreation Center.
The Pierce County Tavern League made a $500 donation to the Pierce County Food Pantry last week.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has designated River Falls Area Hospital as an acute stroke ready hospital.
The Plum City School District announced last month its honor roll students for grades six through 12 for the first quarter.
The Pierce County Deer Advisory Council will be holding its final meeting of the year 7-9 p.m., Dec. 11 at the Ellsworth High School library.
State Senate Republican Alberta Darling will continue to co-chair the Legislature's powerful Joint Finance panel.
Four Fond du Lac police officers have resigned, and a fifth was suspended, as the result of extra-marital affairs they had.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Protesters in Minneapolis continue to let their voices be heard following grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Demonstrators blocked all lanes of traffic on Northbound Interstate 35W. People carried signs that read "Black Lives Matter" and chanted the names of Brown and Garner.
MINNEAPOLIS (SportsNetwork.com) -- Minnesota Vikings fans would surely concede Teddy Bridgewater is not Peyton Manning. But the Vikings' rookie can soothe himself by recognizing that he's also not Geno Smith...