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Kinnickinnic River

Potential change in federal water pollution rules could have effect locally

March 21, 2017

Water pollution regulations in the U.S. may change following a recent White House executive order, a shift that could have an impact on river ecology and agricultural practices in River Falls.

Helping students sign up for courses is just one function of UWRF registrar

March 22, 2017

With advising for fall semester starting soon, UW-River Falls students may wonder if there will be enough room for them in the courses they need to graduate. Behind the scenes, Kelly Browning and her staff in the Registrar’s Office play a big part in helping students sign up for classes.

Student Senate Update: 3/21/17

March 22, 2017

One motion was introduced, one motion was postponed, one budget was passed and two students were appointed to the Student Senate at the meeting on March 21.

UW System, UWRF continue to add resources for sexual assault survivors

March 22, 2017

Sexual assault and violence has been an issue on college campuses for some time, but in recent years this issue has gained momentum in regards to prevention, safety and awareness.

River Falls Municipal Court has important role in city’s law and order

Roots and bluegrass festival set to again take over downtown River Falls

Emergency services among those covered by UWRF student fees

Alumni Spotlight: Earl Blodgett

Presentation at UWRF explores shelter alternatives for cats

Sports

Athlete of the Week: David Paynotta

March 22, 2017

David Paynotta had his highest career finish at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field National Championships on March 11.

UWRF softball bounces back from slow start during spring break tournament

March 22, 2017

The Falcon softball team made big strides on its spring break tournament in Florida this past week. The team faced stiff competition and managed to rebound from its tough start to the season to post a 5-6 record over break by playing 11 games in six days.

UWRF senior caps women’s ice hockey season with best player award

March 22, 2017

A tremendous, record-breaking, award-winning season for UW-River Falls women’s hockey forward Dani Sibley has been capped off with the senior earning the 2017 Laura Hurd Award for the best NCAA Div. III player.

Women’s hockey season ends at NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals

Women’s hockey wins fourth consecutive WIAC postseason title

Athlete of the Week: Carly Moran

Etcetera

Inexperienced director causes ‘Kong: Skull Island’ characters to fall flat

March 21, 2017

A group of scientists, soldiers and adventurers explore a mythical and uncharted island of the Pacific Ocean. Big mistake. Their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival.

‘Logan’ goes beyond typical superhero movie as fantastic drama

March 7, 2017

In the near future, an old, beaten down, weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X. Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his past are derailed when a young mutant arrives in desperate need of help.

Viewpoints

Editorial:
Advertising that degrades women no longer works, needs to stop

March 23, 2017

Skol, a Brazilian beer brand, recently acknowledged its past of using advertisements that objectify women. This refreshing take is something that more advertisers should be doing.

Ask Colleen: Choose your own career adventure

March 22, 2017

Dear Colleen,

I’m slightly freaking out because I graduate this May and I have no idea what I want to do. I feel like everyone around me is getting jobs, and I am definitely nowhere near that.

Individuality can be found away from Target’s dependable sameness

March 22, 2017

The Target store became a Minnesotan institution when, in the 1960s, the Dayton family turned its attention from its department stores that bore the family’s name to creating a chain of discount stores located in the suburbs of the same state.

Travel can be a wonderful thing if done for the right reasons

Reading for pleasure somewhat old-fashioned these days

Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor: Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine worth saving

February 28, 2017

For only the second time in its history, the Birkebeiner, our nation’s largest cross-country ski race, was canceled due to lack of snow. Considering the fact that 2016 was the warmest year on record, we shouldn’t be surprised.

Letter to the Editor: Response to article on Professor Watchlist

February 8, 2017

In response to the previous article concerning the Professor Watchlist, let us dig deeper into the information present.

Multimedia

River Falls Update

May 6, 2016

Watch the May 6, 2016, edition of "River Falls Update," a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about how Student Senate operates and about Dance Theatre’s spring concert.

Poll

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