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Author archive: Ace Sauerwein

April 19, 2017

Microbrewery aims to fill community-oriented niche in River Falls

Downtown River Falls is home to restaurants, thrift stores, bars — and now a microbrewery. Swinging Bridge Brewing Co. opened its doors March 17.

April 11, 2017

St. Paul Saints plan exhibition game in River Falls against local all-stars

First National Bank of River Falls Field will host its first taste of professional baseball when the St. Paul Saints come to town on May 13.

March 29, 2017

Weather makes softball season unpredictable for Falcon women

Collegiate softball in Wisconsin and the rest of the Midwest always turns into a wild roller coaster ride due to sporadic weather patterns. The weather often creates disadvantages and problems for softball teams.

March 22, 2017

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

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.

March 1, 2017

Western Wisconsin among areas facing teacher shortfall

Wisconsin is facing historically low numbers of teachers in the public school system, while the number of college students pursuing degrees in teacher education programs also is down.

February 22, 2017

Exhibit examines role of Negro Leagues baseball in Dunn County

In honor of Black History Month, Chalmer Davee Library at UW-River Falls is sporting a Negro Leagues traveling history display.

February 15, 2017

Sisters from Minnesota back on ice together as Falcon hockey players

For the first season in over three years, UW-River Falls women’s hockey players and sisters, senior Defenseman Lydia Wagner and freshman Forward Bella Wagner, are able to wear the same jerseys on the ice.

February 8, 2017

Former head of UWRF Montessori program receives top honor

The former director of the graduate level Montessori Teacher Education program at UW-River Falls has been awarded a top honor in her field of teaching.

February 1, 2017

Interim dean for UWRF College of Education becomes permanent

Michael Harris has dropped the word “interim” from his title and now is the dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies at UW-River Falls.

December 14, 2016

At midway, UWRF women’s hockey ranks third, but men struggling

The UW-River Falls hockey season has reached the midway point. The women’s team is still ranked high nationally, but the men’s squad is struggling.