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WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
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Fall’s care for New Richmond athletes draws major honor
Johnny (Blood) McNally featured on Green Bay Packers website
Ten local youth wrestlers qualify for state tournament
Five local players get all-state hockey honors; Hallmark named to first team
Five local players selected for 2015 WFCA state football all-star game
NRHS culinary students get taste of running a restaurant
SCC band performs at Walt Disney World
Somerset School Board candidate forum scheduled for March 30
NRHS Academic Decathlon team grabs D2 state title
Somerset students perform ‘The Princess Bride’
Roberts woman joins national effort to help caregivers of ill or wounded veterans
Motorcycle safety class being offered at WITC
Horse of a lifetime: Local horse earns national honor
Area restaurants ready for second annual Burger Battle
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Village of Somerset - Environmental Assessment for Arnold Street Water Extension
Petition for Detachment of Land from the Village of Somerset
Town of Somerset - Advertisement for Bids - 2015 TRI-D Town Road
Village of Somerset - Public Hearing Notice April 2
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May 15, 2013
Hwy. 35 crash results in injury, citation
The commute home to River Falls at the intersection of southbound Hwy. 35 and Radio Road was slowed late Tuesday afternoon, May 14, by a car vs. motorcycle collision. The injured motorcyclist, Michael D. Fisher, Jr., 33, Hammond, was heading south toward River Falls when a 1996 Honda...
news / accidents
May 15, 2013 - 10:01am
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Body found along St. Croix River
From the Forum News Service North Dakota 1 killed when train hits car WEST FARGO, N.D. -- At least one person is dead after a train and pickup collided about 1:45 p.m.
May 15, 2013 - 8:14am
May 14, 2013
SCC mourns loss of students
The St. Croix Central School District is mourning the loss of two high school students. According to a statement by high school Principal Glen Webb on the district's website, sophomore Erika Borgstrom, 16, and senior Dakotah Coach, 18, took their own lives in the early morning hours...
May 14, 2013 - 9:06am
REGIONAL BRIEFS: ATV crash injures girl; man charged with DWI
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Truck driver given jail time for fatal crash FARGO - A Long Prairie, Minn., truck driver will serve about two months in jail after pleading guilty to misdemeanor aggravated reckless driving in a fatal crash with a motorcycle last summer...
news / accidents
May 14, 2013 - 7:20am
May 13, 2013
NGI plea expected in school arson case
The man accused of setting fire to a Roberts school will likely enter a not guilty by reason of insanity plea, said his attorney Monday (May 13). During a brief hearing Monday afternoon, St.
May 13, 2013 - 4:31pm
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Xcel looks to end New Era Wind contracts
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Wrongful death suit settled in Larson killing WILLMAR, Minn.
news / business / accidents
May 13, 2013 - 9:50am
May 10, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: 'Man in black' pleads guilty to more bank robberies
From the Forum News Service Minnesota 'Man in black' pleads guilty to more bank robberies ST. PAUL -- The "man in black," a suspect in a series of armed bank robberies, pleaded guilty to more robberies Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul. Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, of Shakopee,...
news / business
May 10, 2013 - 8:34am
May 9, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: More charges in synthetic drug case
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Cleanup progressing at site of anhydrous ammonia leak MURDOCK, Minn. -- Traffic will continue to be detoured around a portion of U.S.
news / business
May 9, 2013 - 8:51am
May 8, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Highway closed after anhydrous ammonia leak
Credit Forum News Service North Dakota N.D. ranked 10th best retirement destination GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- North Dakota cracked the top 10 in a recent ranking of best states in which to retire. Retirement should not be just sunshine and beaches, according to Chris Kahn of the financial...
news / accidents
May 8, 2013 - 9:38am
Bill limiting junk-food purchases with food stamps passes Assembly; Heroin use spikes in mid-Wisconsin; more state news
The state Assembly has voted to make Wisconsin the first state to force food stamp recipients to spend most of their benefits on healthy food. The...
news / government
May 8, 2013 - 9:07am
May 7, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: O.J.'s ex pleads guilty in drug theft case
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Mom who pushed DUI bill, cited for DUI BOTTINEAU, N.D. - The mother of two boys killed by a drunken driver last summer was cited for driving under the influence after rolling her car last weekend, just days after she and her husband stood...
news / outdoors
May 7, 2013 - 6:40am
May 6, 2013
Officials aim to control Stillwater bridge lifts to avoid congestion; Passenger dog found after owner dies in semi crash; more briefs
Officials in Stillwater, Minn., hope to avoid traffic congestion in their downtown by putting new limits on the times a lift bridge to Wisconsin can go up and down to accommodate boats. Under current rules, the Stillwater Lift Bridge can move up to 22 times on weekdays and 21 times...
May 6, 2013 - 9:28am
Bruce man arrested for alleged 7th DWI
Kenneth W. Funk, 49, of Bruce, Wis. was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol at 6:22 p.m. Sunday, May 5, for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, seventh offense. Funk was stopped for allegedly speeding in Rusk County, on Highway 8 near Langer Lane. During the...
May 6, 2013 - 7:56am
May 4, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: FBI, bomb squad in Montevideo
Credit Forum News Service North Dakota Settlement reached in abuse suit against diocese DICKINSON, N.D. -- A civil suit brought against the Diocese of Bismarck by a man who claimed a priest with North Dakota ties sexually abused him has been settled. Both parties involved in case,...
May 4, 2013 - 8:34am
May 3, 2013
Accused arsonist arrested, charged
Bond was set at $100,000 cash Friday afternoon for a 24-year-old Roberts man charged with setting the fire that caused $1.5 million in damage to the St. Croix Central Elementary School Tuesday. Justin W. Nelson, 46 Frank St., Roberts, was arrested late Thursday afternoon by Roberts...
May 3, 2013 - 3:03pm