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DRESSER — At a campaign kick-off event April 5, Gae Magnafici, the Republican candidate for the state 28th Assembly District, kicked off her campaign to a standing-room-only crowd. Guests joining Magnafici at her event included current Rep. Adam Jarchow and former Rep. Erik Severson who have both publicly endorsed her candidacy.
NEW RICHMOND — United Way St. Croix Valley will present “A Strong Workforce Today and Tomorrow: Healthy Children, Thriving Communities” 7:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19 at WITC-New Richmond.
In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross asks blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.
The Front Porch Players of Rosemount announces the opening of their spring play, "Murder Among Friends," a mystery comedy written by Bob Barry and directed by Keith Reed. The play will be performed at the Rosemount Steeple Center Theater, 14375 S. Robert Trail. Opening will be at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, and will run at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9 and 16, and Saturdays, March 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively. Tickets are $14 each and are available at the door.
The ninth annual Bowls for Hope public event held at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is set for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the Riverview Ballroom of the University Center. Each March, UWRF works with the community to raise funds through the event where proceeds raised help a worthy organization make a difference in the St. Croix Valley. This year, Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley is the benefiting organization.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton in 2016 signed a bill allotting an additional $12 million over two years to the state's Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to amp up police training for tense situations. With the funding came additional requirements. Minnesota law enforcement must complete 16 hours of additional training each three-year licensing cycle that focuses on challenging implicit bias, conflict mediation and mental health crisis intervention. The requirements take effect after POST develops its learning objectives for Minnesota peace officers' training.
Anxiety — an intense feeling of fear or discomfort, often accompanied by physical symptoms, such and a pounding heart, sweating, nausea, rapid breathing, dizziness, or numbness.
Jessie Diggins of Afton will lead the U.S. Olympic Team Sunday during the closing ceremony of the winter games in PyeongChang, becoming the first cross-country skier from Team USA to bear the flag in the closing ceremony. The 26-year-old was chosen as flag bearer by a vote of fellow Team USA members, according to a news release Friday .
The St. Croix County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that they will be granting $250 higher education scholarships to graduating seniors in 2018. The scholarships will be awarded to students who are enrolled in an accredited college, university or technical college. All majors will be considered for this scholarship. The applicant or his/her parents must be a current St. Croix County Farm Bureau member. Completed applications must be postmarked by March 25, 2018.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Department begins its spring season of free public observatory viewings and astronomy talks on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Objects to be seen include planets, globular clusters, open clusters, nebulae, galaxies, moons, and double stars.