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January 18, 2018
Superintendent Barry Cain said the first day of school at the new Ellsworth Elementary went even more smoothly than expected. Photo courtesy of Mindy Anderson
School board reflects on new school's smooth opening
January 18, 2018 - 6:00am
January 17, 2018
One of the referendum goals outlined is to add elementary classroom space (regular full-sized classrooms; special education space) to address capacity challenges and educational adequacy issues. File photo
Two resolutions outline details of April 3 referendum
January 17, 2018 - 6:00am
January 15, 2018
CVTC seeks board applicants
January 15, 2018 - 11:24am
January 12, 2018
Members of Somerset High School Robotics Team 9144A (from left) Zac Cahannes, Henry Thurber, Glenn Coerber and Kendra Casstaneda took home a Design Award and Tournament Champion Award at at last Saturday’s Western Wisconsin VRC Challenge sponsored by Somerset High School and SMC Ltd. Photo submitted
PHOTOS: 21 schools compete in SHS robotics challenge
January 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Ellsworth senior Ryan McGregor has been selected as one of Wisconsin's top-20 finalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program based on his achievements in school despite the hardships he's undergone throughout his high school career. Photo courtesy of Ryan McGregor
McGregor honored as scholars program finalist
January 12, 2018 - 11:00am
January 11, 2018
Anna Mercord
Kiwanis Student of the Week: Anna Mercord
January 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Sergio Rivero
Spanish exchange student learning about American culture, himself
January 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
CVTC River Falls campus Mechanical Design students, from left, Alex Husfloen, Tyler Kupczak and Eric Wolle listen as instructor Mahmood Lahroodi shows some of the instruments the students would be using during the second semester of the program in a project involving precision measurements of a Snap-On Tools toolbox. Photo courtesy of Mark Gunderman
STEM, creativity hallmarks of new CVTC program
January 11, 2018 - 10:00am
January 10, 2018
Ellsworth Middle School seventh graders put Ellsworth on the map by winning the South Pole Challenge. Pictured celebrating are (from left) Katie Gillespie, Audrey Farrell, Ciara Roberson, Vincent Young, Tara McWaters, Oden Anderson, Aiden Johnson, Quinn Emery, Catelynn Eckhoff, Sophia Tharalson, Tucker Larson, Gabe Calderon, Blake Truesdill, Asher Girnau and teacher Kathleen O’Shea. Not pictured: Hailey Marquart-Smith. Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Middle School
EMS wins South Pole Experiment Contest 2017
January 10, 2018 - 7:43am
January 5, 2018
Anna Maute
German exchange student talks American foods, driving and independence
January 5, 2018 - 9:30am
January 4, 2018
Melissa Diedtrich of River Falls is joined by her husband, Chavis, and children, from left, Elise, Liam and Dylan prior to the CVTC Law Enforcement Academy graduation Dec. 20. Photos courtesy of Chippewa Valley Technical College
Academy's 'mom' feels called to law enforcement
January 4, 2018 - 2:37pm
January 2, 2018
Jay Haugen of Farmington said tiny house residents are people who can enhance a city. “These are folks you want to have in your community who volunteer, shop local and have community gardens and are part of life,” he said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Living larger life in 'tiny house': Superintendent advocates for Farmington to lead Tiny Home movement
January 2, 2018 - 7:47am
December 27, 2017
CVTC graduate Zach Morth, left, poses with his father, Dan, who is holding Zach’s 11-month-old, Theo. Photos courtesy of Chippewa Valley Technical College
Graduation is a family affair at CVTC River Falls campus
December 27, 2017 - 12:36pm
Children at the Elmwood Early Learning Center are able to enjoy two playground areas (one with grass and the other with woodchips) every day as weather permits. Submitted photo
Learning Center prepares children for school
December 27, 2017 - 11:00am
December 25, 2017
Grace Weiner (left) and Nikke Tuttle, actor educators with CLIMB Theatre, helped seventh grade girls at Cottage Grove Middle School use theatre to develop tools to deal with cliques, bullying and friendship issues. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
'Theatre for social change'
December 25, 2017 - 12:00pm