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May 13, 2013
The 18-wheeled truck that overturned is said to have been carrying treated telephone poles.
UPDATE: I-94 reopened following semi rollover
May 13, 2013 - 9:08am
May 9, 2013
A paddler enjoys a morning on the river in one of last year's National Park Service Ranger guided program.
Ranger-led paddle programs offered
May 9, 2013 - 2:25pm
Submitted photo.
Eau Galle campground closed due to storm damage
May 9, 2013 - 1:53pm
Federal lawsuit questioning bridge bid process thrown out
May 9, 2013 - 9:17am
Driver found dead after semi strays off I-94 near Woodville
May 9, 2013 - 7:38am
May 3, 2013
Accused arsonist arrested, charged
May 3, 2013 - 3:03pm
Joe Kerlin, parks and recreation director; Pat Collins, hydrogeologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Bob Barbian, planning and community development director; and Dan Koski, city engineer/street superintendent, review the plans for a proposed dog park on the former landfill site in northwest New Richmond. The park recently got the OK to move forward from the DNR.
New Richmond dog park gets DNR approval
May 3, 2013 - 8:54am
May 2, 2013
Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess announces that a suspect has been arrested, following the investigation of the Tuesday  morning (April 30) fire that has closed St. Croix Central Elementary for the remainder of the school year.
Suspect arrested in SCC school fire
May 2, 2013 - 10:28pm
UPDATE: Semi driver dies in I-94 crash; names released
May 2, 2013 - 3:29pm
River Falls Municipal Utilities lineman Tim Wiste confers with a peer by phone early Thursday at the site of an outage on Emory Circle. A large box elder split, with one fork narrowly missing a major electrical feeder and the other landing on a nearby Dodge Neon. Utility Director Kevin Westhuis said crews have been out since about 4 a.m., responding to 50-60 service outages. Fortunately, there was no major line damage, he said. Steve Dzubay photos.
SECOND UPDATE: Storm takes out power across area
May 2, 2013 - 9:16am
May 1, 2013
A group of River Falls firefighters rested about 6 a.m. Tuesday as crews continued to fight the arson blaze that caused an estimated $1.5 million in damage. Steve Dzubay photo.
Feds involved in Roberts school fire investigation; $5,000 reward offered for arsonist's arrest
May 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
Location found for SCC elementary classes
May 1, 2013 - 4:39pm
Community garage sale set for Saturday
May 1, 2013 - 3:25pm
School supplies collected for SCC students
May 1, 2013 - 3:10pm
Weather Service officials expect the Wednesday-into-Thursday snowfall will require plows and shovels ... again.
Despite expected snow, wildfire risk remains high; search resumes for missing Chippewa canoeists; state lawmakers busy Tuesday
May 1, 2013 - 8:21am