Retta Irene McIntyre Albert was born May 30, 1912, to John and Eva McIntyre on a farm near Wayne, Neb. Retta died Friday, May 15, 2009, at the River Falls Kinnic Home, where she had been a resident for the last 15 months.
A Hudson man is organizing a golf tournament to raise funds for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Scott J. Nelson, a captain with the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport Fire Department, is hoping to enlist community support for the cause.
To say Keith Anding has been on a roll lately would be a drastic understatement. Anding had a night most bowlers only dream of while competing in the Thursday night men’s league at St. Croix Lanes in River Falls last week.
A seven-year veteran of the River Falls Police Department, Denton Anderson will be wearing a different uniform soon. The 29-year-old former Hudson resident and 1998 graduate of Hudson High School, is in the U.S. Navy Reserve and has orders to active duty in the Middle East at the end of March.
Phyllis Goldin has again reared her “blaming” writing pen against Bush and Cheney. How long will Phyllis, and people of her demur, continue to bash a president and vice president who are no longer in power?
It was interesting to read Dave Fehringer’s response to my letter on the bloodshed in Gaza. I agree with Dave that much reporting in the United States is biased, though in this case overwhelming toward the Israeli point of view. At this point in history, I don’t think it’s helpful to take either a pro-Israel or a pro-Palestine stance.
Thomas R. Smith, River Falls
, January 30, 2009
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R–River Falls, has been appointed to serve as the ranking Republican on the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Higher Education. Additionally, Harsdorf will serve on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Utilities and Rail.
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