Falcon News Service

Wisconsin DNR touts new website as one-stop shop for licenses, registrations

April 27, 2016

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources launched a new website last month aimed at making it easier for residents to get outside with Go Wild. The website offers key licenses and registrations in what DNR officials say is a user-friendly, modern format. The Go Wild site acts as a portal to help plan activities with links to more information on outdoor adventures. The site is part of a bigger campaign where customers can get other kinds of information, such as maps and educational content for bird watching and hiking, according to the DNR.

Falcon News Service

Don Page golf tournament raises money to support UWRF athletics

April 27, 2016

For the 31st consecutive year, the Don Page Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the River Falls Golf Club on June 20 to raise money for the UW-River Falls Athletics Department. The tournament is centered on teams of four, and includes lunch, gifts, dinner and prizes. The invitation is extended to all levels of golfing experience. To submit a team, a $500 fee is required, or $125 per person. For the second year in a row, according to a brochure advertising the tournament, a special invitation has been extended to all former members of women’s athletic teams, their guests and fans of women’s athletics.

River Falls Update, No. 63

Watch the April 22, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured is a story about how two Mexico-born visiting instructors are helping students in the glass studio.

River Falls Update, No. 62

April 8, 2016

Watch the April 8, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about campus resources that teach students about negotiating a salary and a Hudson-based business that is helping honeybee populations.

River Falls Update, No. 61

March 25, 2016

Watch the March 25, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about a UWRF campus project to train service dogs and what effect a new schedule had on the Falcons men’s hockey team.