Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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After starting in Hawaii as an easy way for surf instructors to maneuver to tourists receiving lessons, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has become one of the fastest growing water sports in the world. SUP has seen a sharp rise in popularity on the coasts and Hawaiian native and town of Troy resident Gloria Sloan is bringing SUP to the local area. Sloan said that SUP involves using a big, long surf board and a paddle.
After opening her business in October 2011 Lewann Babler recently moved Necessary Therapeutics Massage & Bodyworks to a new location, 214 N.
Pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, is currently widespread, with 1,514 cases in Wisconsin and as of June 14, 35 cases in Pierce County and 29 cases in St. Croix County. Cases with Pierce and St. Croix counties have been widespread and involving individuals from age 6 months to 55 years. Schools within the River Falls School District have multiple confirmed cases. Parents and individuals are encouraged to be on the lookout for symptoms. According to the Mayo Clinic "once you become infected with whooping cough, it can take one to three weeks for signs and symptoms to appear.