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WITC Scholarship fundraiser scheduled for Jan. 25
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers anticipate Super Bowl traffic in western Wis.; more state news stories
Mental health issues, meth dominate AG discussion in Hudson
Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
SES honors December Students of the Month
crime and courts
Tigers begin push toward postseason
Cichy readying for NFL draft
Thursday's Results: New Richmond, Somerset wrestlers score MBC wins
Making the most of their minutes: Tigers nearly upset one of MBC's top teams
Basketball: Matchups dictating Spartans' success
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/21/17 Meeting Minutes
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: School Board Vacancy Notice
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: Ordinance A-644 (Amend Sewer Rates)
WITC: Public Notice - Environmental Assessment - NR Campus Addition
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 17-CV-533
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Faust honored by Somerset Community Foundation
Indoor baseball/softball complex opens in Somerset
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Place a Business Announcement
Sandra K. Johnson
Viewpoint: Kicking us when we are down
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Letters to the Editor
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
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November 12, 2017
'Lost Farms' author visiting Friday Memorial Library
Author Kristina Boucher didn't set out to write a book about the agricultural history of the St. Croix River Valley between approximately 1850...
November 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 30, 2015
Hammond native writes book about Norwegian migration
A passion for history led Hammond native Ole-Bjorn Tobiassen to write his first book, “Thorhilde: The Viking Queen.” The book is the...
April 30, 2015 - 11:29am
February 26, 2015
Local author publishes first book
As part of her job as a freelance writer and video producer, Star Prairie author Carrie Maloney does everything from creating videos and writing...
February 26, 2015 - 1:03pm
October 10, 2013
New book gives grandchildren chance to learn about grandparents
After 16 long months of working together on their new book "My Grandparent: A Life and Times Journal for Grandchildren of All Ages,” Dick Edwards,...
October 10, 2013 - 4:18pm
April 29, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 29, 2009
A wag of my acquaintance once said that word processors are ruining the art of biography. He explained that it's so easy to type on them (no carriage return, no worries of hyphenation, etc.), that "if Moses had one, there'd be 17 commandments rather than 10." In some ways it's true....
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 22, 2009
As I've mentioned before, I love to read books that embrace a specific locale. In fact I got started reading when I was in high school and someone told me about Sinclair Lewis, a writer who grew up in a small town, like me.
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 15, 2009
'They roused him with muffins -- they roused him with ice -- They roused him with mustard and cress -- They roused him with jam and judicious advice -- They set him conundrums to guess. When at length he sat up and was able to speak His sad story he offered to tell: And the...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 8, 2009
After graduating from Harvard, Sara Houghteling studied for her master's degree in fine arts at the University of Michigan, where she received a Fulbright Scholarship to Paris and one of Michigan's highest honors, the Avery Hopwood Award for novels. This bodes well for the young...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 18, 2009
Sports, restaurants and graphic novels make a variety of good reads. Baseball is getting underway, so for a behind-the-scenes look could I suggest "Under the March Sun: The Story of Spring Training," by Charles Fountain (Oxford University Press, $24.95)? Northeastern University...
March 18, 2009 - 7:39am
March 4, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 4, 2009
Award-winning Minnesota poet Larry Schug just sent me his new book, a gem called "Arrogant Bones,"(North Star Press, $12.95). Schug works at the College of St. Benedict, by St. John's University, where Sen. and poet Eugene McCarthy went to schools. Schug's down-to-earth, sardonic...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, Feb. 25, 2009
A new book sheds new light on a well-known historical educator. "Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington," by Robert J. Norell (Harvard University Press, $35) is a fine new look at a historical figure who has suffered a bad rap for too long. Booker T. Washington has taken...
February 25, 2009 - 10:50am
February 11, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, Feb. 11, 2009
I'm proud and happy to work for newspaper organizations who still believe it's important to publish news about books and the folks who write them. In the past few years I've gotten the impression that other newspapers consider books as little more than competition for their own...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, Jan. 28, 2009
"Your Heart Belongs to Me," is not a sappy Tin Pan Alley lyric, but the title of a new thriller by Dean Koontz (Bantam, $27).
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, Jan. 21, 2009
Several years ago, my friend novelist Carolyn See wrote a tell-all book about her family's century-long love affair with alcohol addiction, written with her usual literary flair. See is a fine California novelist ("Rhine Maidens," "Making History") who doesn't get enough attention...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, Jan. 14, 2009
Years ago, I saw a wonderful Twilight Zone episode in which a small time newspaper editor sold his soul to the devil in order to save his newspaper. The devil was played by Burgess Meredith, who arrives at the newspaper and tells the hero he is a linotype operator and would like to...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am