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June 15, 2017
Sunday’s storm causes damage across New Richmond area
The storm system that charged through the New Richmond and surrounding areas on Sunday, June 11, brought with it torrential downpours, hail,...
June 15, 2017 - 8:51am
March 30, 2009
Fire damages Wisconsin Dells boat-tour attraction
Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged a popular tourist spot in the Wisconsin Dells area. Units from three departments were called last night to a building that houses the Dells Army Ducks and Mark Twain Upper Dells boat tours. Officials said the blaze started in the...
March 30, 2009 - 9:00am
January 16, 2009
Fire heavily damages North Hudson home
A house fire at 706 Monroe St. No. in North Hudson Friday afternoon did heavy damage to a single story home. A person who identified himself as Matt Nicolai said he lived in the home and was taking a shower. When he came out of the shower, he smelled smoke and heard "popping and...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Enbridge fined for wetlands damage
Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. will pay $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit filed against it by the Wisconsin attorney general's office. At issue were environmental violations arising from the company's construction of a pipeline stretching from Superior to Whitewater in southeastern...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Bids: Star Prairie Storm Damage
Request for bids Village of Star Prairie The Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Star Prairie, St. Croix County, Wisconsin requests sealed bids for storm damage for the following buildings and structures; 1. Village Ballpark 2. Ballpark storage/bingo building 3. River...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Letter: Avoid storm chasers when repairing damage
To the Editor: Just a warning to homeowners in the area. Watch out for the storm chasers. I would recommend staying with local contractors who know our codes here in northern Wisconsin or western Wisconsin. Besides if there is a problem, a contractor from Alabama or Illinois isn't...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Congressional delegations asks for more fed aid; emergency work to fully open I-94; full damage seen
Wisconsin could get more flood disaster relief sooner under a supplemental spending bill that's now in Congress. U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., says he and his colleagues from other flooded-out states are trying to get emergency funds into the package. Seven counties in southern...
June 18, 2008 - 9:00am
June 13, 2008
Storms hit hard again, state goes from bad to worse - Interstates closed
Baraboo and Grant County are the latest to declare local emergency status, after another night of storms and flooding in southern Wisconsin. State officials said at least one home in Grant County was destroyed by a tornado and several others were lost to flooding and other wind...
June 13, 2008 - 9:00am
Maintenance costs pile up
A local contractor estimates it would cost $255,000 to repair water damage to the foundation, windows and walls of St. Croix County's Health and Human Services building in New Richmond. "On this building, delayed maintenance -- or no maintenance -- has come back to roost," Facilities...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Hard hit areas brace for more rain; no flood insurance in Lake Delton; millions in crop losses
Thunderstorms hit northern and western Wisconsin in the last 24 hours and today (Thursday) the flood-ravaged south will get soaked again. The National Weather Service has no reports of storm damage in the Badger State, but there's new flooding in Minnesota from the storms that are...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Storm damage causes WI DNR to close some state parks and trails
Damage caused by heavy rains across the southern part of the state has forced the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to close some state parks and trails. DNR officials say that Wildcat Mountain State park in Vernon County has been evacuated and closed because of storm...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Rural residents pick up the pieces following storm
As news media swarmed to cover the devastation in Hugo, Minn., last week, several miles to the east in Wisconsin a similar scene received little attention. Golden Maples Farm in Forest Township, east of Deer Park, was among several farmsteads pounded by high winds, hail and a possible...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
State Farm sets up catastrophe tent
Due to heavy hail damage throughout the St. Croix County area from last Sunday's storm, State Farm Insurance Company brought their catastrophe team to New Richmond to deal with the multitude of claims. They set up a large tent in the parking lot where the Blue Ribbon Feed Company...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
January 18, 2008
Hammond library target of two break-ins
According to Head Librarian Michelle Johnson, the Hammond library was broken into twice over the past couple of weeks. The first break-in occurred Jan. 5, some time after the library closed for the evening. Thieves made off with what Johnson estimates was a couple hundred dollars...
January 18, 2008 - 12:00am