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UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
crime and courts
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
New Richmond wins opening Middle Border Conference girls golf match
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
16PR63 In the matter of the estate of Bruce L Johnson
Dwayne M. Krohn, 67
Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
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Real Estate Showcase
November 29, 2010
Overcoming odds, training for excellence
Adversity and achievement. Ryan Englebert has experienced both in a dramatic fashion. It's the hard work between those two disparate mile posts...
November 29, 2010 - 6:56am
August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
January 27, 2010
Unemployment rises in St. Croix County
Unemployment in Wisconsin increased to 8.3 percent in December, according to statistics released by the Department of Workforce Development. The rate is about 2.5 percent higher than a year ago and about 0.4 points higher than November's rate. In St. Croix County, the December unemployment...
January 27, 2010 - 1:23pm
September 29, 2009
Frost advisory in effect until 8 am Wednesday
Are you ready for the big chill? The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory, which is in effect until 8 a.m. Wednesday. According to forecasters, drier air has filtered into western Wisconsin. This will set the stage for a widespread frost to form later tonight as...
September 29, 2009 - 3:22pm
September 28, 2009
Wind advisory in effect across St. Croix County
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory, which is in effect until 7 p.m. this evening (Monday). Northwest winds of around 30 mph, with gusts to 45 mph, are expected across central and southern Minnesota and west central Wisconsin. The strong winds are associated with...
September 28, 2009 - 7:51am
September 25, 2009
UPDATE: Baldwin man dies in accident
Joseph J. Anderson, 34, Baldwin, was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on 100th Avenue in the Town of Springfield Friday. The St. Croix County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the scene of the accident at 8:36 a.m. Friday, approximately a half mile east of Highway...
September 25, 2009 - 2:44pm
September 17, 2009
Bill would expose child abuse by court-ordered care providers
Court-ordered care providers could no longer hide behind state confidentiality laws to abuse children, under a bill introduced Wednesday in Madison. Members of the Senate and Assembly children and families' committees wrote the bill as a group. They said it was spurred by public...
September 17, 2009 - 9:00am
September 10, 2009
8,003: New Richmond hits new plateau
For the first time in its history, New Richmond has joined the 8,000 club. The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) recently released Jan. 1, 2009 population estimates for towns, villages, cities and counties. New Richmond was among the state's fastest growing cities during...
September 10, 2009 - 9:36am
September 9, 2009
Alwin sentenced in attempted abduction
A Somerset man was sentenced for an abduction attempt that was foiled when his intended victim punched him in the face and got away. Jason John Alwin, 23, was sentenced last Thursday morning to 10 years probation and 250 hours of community service on conviction of one felony count...
crime and courts/News
September 9, 2009 - 3:50pm
September 2, 2009
Million-plus award overturned by appeals court
In a decision released Sept. 1, an appeals court threw out a $1.4 million judgment against a security firm whose officer altered employee badge photos and posted them, sometimes with lewd commentary and the women's names, on pornographic Web sites. The ruling overturns a June 6,...
crime and courts/News
September 2, 2009 - 1:21pm
Less labor for Wisconsin's Labor Day travelers
Wisconsin's highway construction workers will be enjoying the fruits of their labor this Labor Day holiday weekend as they park their equipment and roll back the orange barrels. Many highway work zones will have fewer lane restrictions during the Labor Day weekend giving travelers...
September 2, 2009 - 8:53am
August 21, 2009
First step in nursing home plan is to cut dependency on tax levy
Participants in a planning session for St. Croix County's nursing home intend for it to become self-sufficient by 2015 and to diversify its services to meet changing needs. The big first step, reported Nursing Home Administrator Frank Robinson on Tuesday, will be to cut $300,000...
August 21, 2009 - 6:04am
Legislators tout session successes
Many people heard about the big items approved as part of the recently adopted Wisconsin state budget plan. Spending cuts, fee increases, wage freezes and more were part of the package. But some legislators claim that not enough attention is being paid to some of the other provisions...
August 21, 2009 - 3:55am
August 14, 2009
Area business man killed in Eden Prairie plane crash
A contractor working with Ratech Machine, Inc. in Osceola was one of two people who died in a plane crash Wednesday morning near Flying Cloud...
August 14, 2009 - 9:06am
August 13, 2009
New hunting rules will allow 10-year-olds to hunt
Governor Jim Doyle today (Thursday) signed into law a bill allowing kids 10 years and older to hunt. Senate Bill 167 creates a Hunting Mentorship Program and makes changes to restrictions on hunting and firearm possession. The Hunting Mentorship Program allows people interested in...
August 13, 2009 - 11:24am