Forty years ago I took a journalism class in college during the height of the Watergate scandal. Naturally, the scandal dominated class time.
Re: May 6, 2013 story, “Board votes to transfer disabled program” My, that was quick and seemingly easy, one vote and it appears St. Croix Industries is history. Yes, I know it has to be voted on by the county board.
Well, it appears that spring is finally here and more than the grass has been uncovered, or has it?
After proposals were sought from the private sector, St. Croix County is no closer to finding a home for soon-to-be-displaced employees at the Health and Human Services building in New Richmond.RELATED CONTENT
I attended the first meeting of the New Richmond, Stanton boundary discussion along with about 20 other concerned residents Tuesday night. Local officials numbered at about nine which included a representative of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
People in western Dunn County and eastern St. Croix County are growing more concerned about a proposed sand mine, and last week’s comments from John Larson, mayor of Glenwood City, certainly don’t help ease those concerns.
About four years ago, when my brother was at the St. Croix Health Center Nursing Home, I would go almost daily to visit him and wonder what I might be able to do as a volunteer at the home.
When it came to decision time, the New Richmond City Council did the right thing and decided to sell the city-owned WeTEC building.RELATED CONTENT
If spring-time should finally arrive, honey bee colonies start to build-up their numbers and if they run out of space in their hive, they swarm.
For those people raised during the 1950s, 60s and into the 70s, a community siren may have had several interpretations, some of which were confusing and varied with each community.
May is “Clean Air Month” and what better time could there be to celebrate this important resource that we all need for our health and survival.RELATED CONTENT
I was happy to see the recent letter regarding Gregory’s Gift of Hope. Gregory’s is an important asset to the communities of St. Croix County.
Yes Dave, guns are dangerous weapons in the hands of those who were not brought up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, fearing to do anything that would grieve or offend God, or our neighbors.
I know we’re supposed to move on. We’re supposed to rally together and stand united. But I can’t.
It is said that for every suicide death, six people are impacted. We believe this number to be significantly small. When a suicide death occurs, it sends ripples through entire communities, leaving no one untouched by a life taken too soon.