Yes, it's ELECTION DAY in RF; polls are open until 8 p.m. Your vote today will determine which two of three candidates are on the ballot for state Supreme Court Justice in the spring (April 3) election. And, if you live in DISTRICT 4, you will be deciding the ballot line-up for your alderperson too. See district map link and more here: www.rfcity.org/elections
OPEN POSITION: Do you have experience with parks, landscaping or turf maintenance and enjoy working outdoors? We are looking for a Public Works Maintenance Worker who enjoys performing day to day grounds and street maintenance tasks, has an eye for detail, and a commitment to safety. Salary range is $20.81 - $28.54 per hour with competitive benefits; deadline to apply is March 4, 2018. See www.rfcity.org/employment for more info.
A SEVERE WEATHER ALERT has been issued for Pierce and St. Croix counties. Please use extreme caution while driving, especially during the evening commute. Here's what to expect: https://www.accuweather.com/…/54022/weather-warnings/2249139
OPEN POSITION: Do you enjoy working with people of all ages? Do you like to connect people and information? Are you looking for a meaningful job in a fast-paced, technology rich environment? The River Falls Public Library has an opening for a Part-time Library Aide and wants you to join their team! Salary range is $15.00 - $18.63 with limited benefits. Closing date is March 4, 2018. For more info: www.rfcity.org/employment
Union and Main: You may have noticed that one of the pedestrian signs is down (vehicle mishap). As a result, the second sign's flashing lights are on the "blink." Please proceed with caution at this intersection. Pedestrians, you may wish to use one of the orange flags to cross the street. Then, just leave it in the receptacle on the other side. Take care!
Way to go Team River Falls!
Our partners at the City of River Falls are proud to receive the 2018 Environmental Leadership Award at the Freshwater Society Road Salt Symposium for it's leadership in reducing salt use in their winter road maintenance practices. Congratulations!
OPEN POSITION: Are you at least 16, creative, love working with students, and have excellent customer service skills? We are looking for LEAD and ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS in the City’s Summer Recreation Program. Salary range is $8.50-$15/hour DOQ. Application deadline is April 15. Apply online at www.rfcity.org/employment.
OPEN POSITION: Are you at least 16, conscientious, love working with children, and have lifeguarding experience? We are looking for LIFE GUARDS/SWIM INSTRUCTORS who are lifeguard certified with instructor skills and experience working with children.
Salary range is $8.50-$15/hour DOQ. Application deadline is April 15. Apply online at www.rfcity.org/employment.
Second screen coming to Falls Theatre of River Falls, WI by RF Days 2018! Congrats to owner Michelle Maher and many thanks for continuing to invest in the future of this community treasure.
Just in from Madison: "The City of River Falls has received an $82,600 state grant to support the renovation and expansion of a 90-year-old movie theater, a project expected to provide a boost to downtown businesses.
"The Community Development Investment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic D...evelopment Corporation (WEDC) will help fund plans to add a second screen and make other renovations at the Falls Theatre on Main Street, which first opened its doors in 1927.
"The project also calls for adding more bathrooms, improving furnishings and equipment, increasing theater space to allow for more opportunities to screen additional films, and making infrastructure improvements throughout downtown.
Work will begin this month on the $640,000 project, which should be completed this summer."
Take four minutes and five seconds to enjoy this video annual report. Thanks to residents and visitors for making River Falls a great place to live, work, and play!
OPEN POSITION: Do you have experience as a Journeyman Lineworker?
We want you to join our team!
Salary range: $31.21 - $42.82 per hour with competitive benefits.
This position will remain open until filled, with application review beginning on Feb 12, 2018
See www.rfcity.org/employment for more info.
Don't miss Coffee with a Cop tomorrow evening (Thursday) at Mei Mei's Cookies & Creamery from 6-7 p.m. Enjoy free coffee and hot chocolate with officers, share stories, and ask questions. Mei Mei's will also have for purchase their signature sandwiches, soups, and salads. And, of course, yummy cookies and ice cream!