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Stolen vehicle leads police on high speed chase
Heat advisory issued for the region; officials urge checking on neighbors at risk
Wisconsin takes wait-and-see stance on Obamacare court decisions; Governor candidate suggests park rather than Gogebic mine; More state news
Judge dismisses Sen. Johnson’s Obamacare lawsuit; Forecast: Cooldown coming; 11 more state news items
Over 100 homes evacuated after trains collide near Slinger; Heat index could reach 100 here; 10 more state news items
crime and courts
New Richmond Fun Fest sports events draw hundreds of athletes, fans
New Richmond High School runners set pace in Willow River Run 5K race
Johnsrud is champion in Willow River Run 10K race
New Richmond youth soccer teams compete in state qualifiers
John Walsh returns to Somerset as athletic director
Barrels of tradition: the St. Croix County Fair
The trip of a lifetime
Mealey opens Heritage Hillside Series
Rusty’s claims Burger Battle title
St. Croix County Fair underway through weekend
arts and entertainment
Bruce A. Johnson, 57
Deborah J. Dettman, 62
Eleanore Cody, 80
Roland R. Lundell, 79
Highway 65 Storage - Public Auction
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Skoglund Rental & Somerset Self Storage Unit Auction
Town of Richmond - Notice of Board of Review
Our View: Volunteer responders should be celebrated
Letters to the Editor: July 17, 2014
Our View: Commons site holds great opportunity
Letters to the Editor: July 10, 2014
Our View: Be safe this Fourth of July
December 1, 2009
Suspect in Minnesota church sex assault had St. Croix County conviction
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Bail was set Monday at $500,000 for the man accused of beating, raping and robbing a 73-year-old woman last week at a northern Kandiyohi County church. Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, made his first appearance this morning on four felony charges: first-degree criminal...
December 1, 2009 - 5:47am
March 13, 2009
Assault leaves NR man bruised, bloodied
A resident on the 600 block of Ron Drive was hit with a surprise when he answered his door early in the morning on March 6. According to the police report, James Stauffacher was struck in the face with a pipe at approximately 4:50 a.m. on March 6 after opening his door when the bell...
March 13, 2009 - 6:05am
March 6, 2009
Sex offender faces jail time for deferred charge
Tory Lucking, 21, of Baldwin and formerly of River Falls, Chippewa Falls and Spring Valley, was given a chance to clean up his act and avoid having a serious felony charge on his record. Lucking pleaded no contest to fourth-degree sexual assault and contributing to the delinquency...
March 6, 2009 - 4:23pm
January 13, 2009
Douglas County bailiff charged with sexually assaulting teen
Charges were filed Monday against a Douglas County Sheriff's Department deputy accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man. William J. Webber, 55, a bailiff at the Douglas County Courthouse, faces felony charges of exposing a child to harmful material and reproducing a representation...
January 13, 2009 - 9:00am
December 8, 2008
Parents say DA is overdoing it with sexual assault charges against teen
The parents of a 14-year-old Mequon boy accuse prosecutors of overkill after they charged their son in juvenile court with five counts of sexual assault.
December 8, 2008 - 9:00am
December 3, 2008
Man kills himself in Chippewa County after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman
Authorities said a man sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint in Marshfield, and he was later found dead about 60 miles to the west in Cadott. Marshfield Police Chief Joe Stroik said his officers got a call Tuesday morning from a resident who heard a woman crying for help from an...
December 3, 2008 - 9:00am
July 10, 2008
Court rules dead are protected under sexual assault laws
A public defender says a State Supreme Court ruling that makes necrophilia illegal is, "dead wrong." Jefren Olson says the sexual assault laws were never intended to punish sex with dead persons. But Justice Pat Roggensack said the law bans intercourse with anyone who does not give...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Prescott man charged with battery after allegedly hitting 90-year-old
A Prescott man has been charged in Pierce County Circuit Court with battery of an elderly person, a felony that brings a maximum penalty of $10,000 and/or six years prison, if found guilty. Craig A. Johnson, 54, 616 Hilton St., is accused of striking a 90-year-old man in the face...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 7, 2008
River Falls man charged with repeated sexual assault
A River Falls man was charged last month with repeated sexual assault of child. The maximum penalty for this felony is $100,000 and 40 years prison. Matthew A. Bunnell, 26, 249 Foster Street, was accused of committing three or more sexual assaults on a girl, now 15. His next court...
May 7, 2008 - 12:00am
February 6, 2008
Civil Air Patrol helpers arrested
Two members of the Civil Air Patrol are facing charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a minor at the Hot Air Affair launch grounds at E.P. Rock Elementary School Saturday night. Nicholas R. Robey, 17, St. Paul, was arrested and ordered to appear on a charge of fourth-degree...
February 6, 2008 - 12:00am