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Latest census shows western Wisconsin still growing

September 23, 2022

Population growth is up in many cities across western Wisconsin, with River Falls, Hudson and New Richmond being just a few examples.

Recent graduate Eva Schrank dies

September 23, 2022

Eva Lindsey Schrank, a dancer, dance instructor, choreographer, artist, and cat lover, died Sept. 6 at their home in River Falls. She was 22.

UWRF alumna inducted into Broadcasting Hall of Fame

September 23, 2022

UWRF alum Cathy Wurzer inducted into Minnesota Broadcasting Association Hall of Fame on Sept. 17th. 

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UWRF rebrands to emphasize recruitment

September 21, 2022

Students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls were met with a new UW-River Falls logo this semester, part of what the university calls its “revitalized brand.” Maria Gallo, Chancellor of UW-River Falls, announced the rebrand on Aug. 29th.

Sports

Falcon football wins 2022 home opener

September 21, 2022

The Falcon football team took the field at David Smith Stadium for the first time in 2022. The Falcons, ranked #17 in the American Football Coaches Association poll, their highest ranking in history, came into Saturday night's game against Northwestern. They didn’t disappoint.

Junior breaks longstanding 1977 track and field record

April 22, 2022

Junior Lexi LeFever notched yet another school record on her belt for the UW-River Falls Women’s Track and Field team, running a blistering 12.02 in the outdoor 100-meter dash at the Hamline University Invitational on April 2.  

UWRF women's basketball beats UW-Stevens Point 71-58 on senior night

February 17, 2022

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Women’s Basketball Team finished their regular season on a strong note, defeating the UW-Stevens Point Pointers 71-58 on senior night Feb. 16.

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Spring has sprung: Lemon turmeric tea cake

April 22, 2022

This lemon tea cake’s vibrant yellow color is sure to put you in a happier mood. Shh, turmeric is the secret to its bright orange color. 

Natalie Torbert makes reuben sandwiches

Edible inspirations: Reuben sandwiches

March 27, 2022

My family celebrates St. Patrick’s Day every year, not always on the day, but we make it a point to get together. The main attraction: Reuben sandwiches.

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Growing with the UWRF Green Team

March 23, 2022

The UWRF Green Team, a student organization at UW-River Falls, is organizing several events over the next few months to promote sustainability on and off campus. These include campus cleanups, crafting events and sustainability film screenings. 

Viewpoints

Editorial

The end of COVID-19 at UWRF?

September 23, 2022

With the start of the 2022-2023 school year at UW-River Falls, students are experiencing, for the first time since 2020, a semester free of COVID-19 restrictions. The university was almost completely silent on the issue of the pandemic, save for a few emails and a brief article.

COVID cases stay low as temperatures begin to rise

April 23, 2022

As the temperature outside rises here on campus, the number of positive COVID tests are going down. With masks optional on campus, taking small steps forward and out of the pandemic has been a success so far.

Considering COVID, university prepares students for the workforce

April 22, 2022

Considering the COVID-19 pandemic and how the world is still adapting to life in and through a pandemic, UW-River Falls has prepared students for the workforce.