Bands perform, meal served

Members of the River Falls High School concert band, wind ensembles and jazz bands will present "That's Entertainment, Evening at the Pops" at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, in the high school commons. The public is invited. Tickets are available at the door and cost $3 for students/adults; $1.50 for children 12 and under. A BBQ pork dinner will be served for an additional $7 or purchases can be made from an a la carte menu. For more information, call Barbara Keicher at 715-254-0868.

Teams win competitions

River Falls High School teams recently won second and third places in the Northwest Senior Region of the Wisconsin Stock Market Regional Simulation Competitions for the 2007 spring semester. Under the guidance of teacher/advisor Kit Luedtke, second place team members included: Jake Brookshaw, Robb DeSmith, Derek Hare and Matt Vitale. Third place team members included: Brian Mogen, Clint Robins and Carrie Zimmerman. Classmates will attend a banquet in their honor on Tuesday, May 22, in Bloomer, with Jim Guenther, president of EconomicsWisconsin, presenting certificates. More than 2,000 took part in the competition. Students learn to develop team strategies, make decisions and become informed about investment terms and economic concepts.