October 26, 2016
The UW-River Falls DECA chapter got off to a surprisingly good start in its first year of competition in 2015. The team placed five individuals in the top 10 at an international conference in Washington, D.C. The chapter had 13 members qualify for the conference after placing in the top three at the state conference. The national DECA organization was founded in 1946 and was formerly known as Distributive Education Clubs of America. The organization is active in high schools and universities across the country.
October 26, 2016
The Kinnickinnic dams are holding back more than water, according to River Falls city officials. Officials recently learned they missed out on a grant worth $1.2 million for a paved trail that would have connected some of the paths already in place along the Kinnickinnic River and Lake George. “It’s a bunch of pearls as they say, connecting them all together. This was another gem we’re trying to do,” said Buddy Lucero, River Falls community and development director, referring to the existing walking paths.
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.
April 23, 2016
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.
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.