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Prepare to be entertained. The Starlifter, a seven-piece band of Air Force men and women, is coming to town. The Starlifter will perform a free concert at the Rotary Pavilion in Veterans Memorial Levee Park 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. The band features two vocalists, a percussionist, bassist, pianist and guitarist who will play any type of music under the sun. The evening will be a mix of rock and pop, country and jazz, as well as old classics and new hits. Starlifters is just one of eight bands that components of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America.
ROSEMOUNT — The Second Act Players will perform three stage shows of "The Girls of Autumn" this weekend at the Steeple Center. Director Keith Reed shared how the cast of eight looks forward to performing this new production. The script was written by Paul Barile. "It is an old jewel thief gang getting back together in their old age, and it is a comedy of errors and there are some side stories that go on," Reed said.
A motorcycle passenger was killed and its driver seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday night, Aug. 8, 2018, at the intersection of Highway 316 and Highway 61 in Welch Township.
Chris Falteisek will provide a presentation 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, on his recent journey to Iceland, Sweden, Norway and Poland at Christ Episcopal Church, 7305 Afton Road in Woodbury. Falteisek, Christ Church's Minister of Worship/Music Director, recently spent five weeks on a genealogy pilgrimage to experience the life and customs of his ancestral countries.
The Dakota County Fair runs Aug. 6-12 in Farmington. Still on deck for the festivities are: Bulls and Barrels, 7 p.m. Wednesday Demolition derby, 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday Bank robbery re-enactment, 3 p.m. Sunday For a full list of fair events, visit www.dakotacountyfair.org/events.
Voters across Wisconsin will see numerous statewide offices on the Aug. 14 primary ballot. Candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and more will be narrowed as they near the Nov. 6 general election. Competitive primary races in Wisconsin include: Governor, Democratic Andy Gronik (withdrew) Matt Flynn Residence: Milwaukee Occupation: Attorney, former Democratic Party of Wisconsin chairman Website: https://forwardwithflynn.com/ Video interview:
Three Democrats are vying in next week's primary to challenge Plum City Republican Mel Pittman in the November general election for the District 31 Senate seat. Video interviews of all three candidates are available at Wisconsin Eye's website under www.wiseye.org/Campaign-2018. Two of the three Senate District 31 candidates — Steve Boe and Jeff Smith — participated in a RiverTown Multimedia questionnaire. Steve Boe Age: 34
A burglary was reported July 23 at W7696 770th Ave. in River Falls. An iPad and jewelry were reportedly stolen. A second burglary was reported later that day at W7698 770th Ave. in River Falls. A money order and change were reportedly stolen. Motorist yells at deputy for being followed
For the second year in a row, Always Lucy Strong is hosting its primary fundraiser in musical fashion. This year's A Little Summer Jam will welcome Minnesota-based band Porcupine and Kat Perkins of NBC's "The Voice" fame. A Little Summer Jam returns 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Rotary Pavilion in Hastings.
Nékter Juice Bar will celebrate the grand opening of its Woodbury location — the chain's first restaurant in Minnesota — Saturday, July 28, with free 16-ounce fresh juices and Superfood Smoothies from 8 a.m. to noon. There is a limit of one juice or smoothie per person. During the celebration, the first 100 guests will receive Nékter swag bags. There will be samples, family entertainment and prizes, plus giveaways from wellness partners Pure Barre and Title Boxing Club.