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Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Westfields Hospital & Clinic named a Top 100 critical access hospital
Somerset chamber to host 'pancakes and politics' March 25
St. Croix County Sheriff's Office investigation helps with conviction of Menomonie man
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
New Richmond, Somerset teams dominate All-MBC boys hockey selections
First Steps running class being offered
Two Western Wisconsin Stars to play in girls state senior hockey tournament
Youth wrestlers qualify for 2017 state meet
Somerset trio to play in state senior hockey tournament
Scenes from New Richmond orchestra concert
New Richmond School Board discusses SOAR, nondiscrimination report, personnel
Somerset High School: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
New Richmond School Board approves revised New Richmond Library master plan
New Richmond Middle School brings back ‘Share Tables’ during lunch
VIDEO & Photos: St. Patrick’s Day parade 2017
Young Performers Ensemble presents Annie Jr.
Cloverbuds: 4-H's youngest members
Sonshine Learning Center makes donation to Halos
Friday Memorial Library: Beach reads to bring with you on spring break
arts and entertainment
Town of Star Prairie - Public Hearing Notice April 18
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
City of New Richmond - Advertisement for Bids - Street & Utility Improvements
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
Town of Stanton - Notice of Liquor License - Pour Judgement Bar & Grill
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OPINION: Sometimes eyeball-to-eyeball is best
City honors those who have committed to the operation of local government
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters to the Editor
EDITORIAL: Duffy attempts to dodge his constituents
Real Estate Showcase
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 22, 2016
Tim Nixon taking on global issues here at home
Tim Nixon wants you to look around at the natural world, appreciate it for what it is, but understand that it isn’t a resource simply to use...
March 22, 2016 - 10:08am
November 11, 2015
Man accused of killing fisherman will claim self-defense when trial begins Dec. 7; Pipeline site damaged in northwest Wisconsin; 10 more state news stories
BALSAM LAKE -- A Minnesota man accused of killing a fisherman on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River will testify, alleging self-defense. His attorneys say 20-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall of Cambridge will give jurors his side of the story during a two-week trial that's scheduled...
News/crime and courts
November 11, 2015 - 7:37am
August 31, 2015
Stillwater lift bridge conversion may mean 'incidental take' of a rare species
MADISON -- The conversion of the Stillwater Lift Bridge to a pedestrian and bicycle bridge may result in the "incidental taking" of a mussel listed as a state endangered species under an authorization the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental...
August 31, 2015 - 1:10pm
July 29, 2015
County will use federal funds to buy 53 wooded acres along St. Croix River
With just County Board approval needed, St. Croix County is set to buy 53.29 acres of undeveloped land along the St. Croix River in the town of St. Joseph. The land, which is being purchased from retired county judge C.A. Richards and his wife Jeanette, has an “undisturbed,...
July 29, 2015 - 8:25am
June 26, 2015
Walker unwavering in criticism of Obamacare, Supreme Court; Gableman request baffles court-watchers; 8 more Wisconsin stories
Gov. Scott Walker says the next president and Congress should not only repeal Obamacare, but should also approve judges who would uphold laws and not make them. The potential 2016 Republican White House hopeful went on Fox News last night to slam the U.S. Supreme Court's decision...
June 26, 2015 - 9:20am
June 22, 2015
Lake association and DNR reach agreement
The Lake Mallalieu Association and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have reached an agreement that gave the green light to the drawdown...
June 22, 2015 - 10:40am
May 15, 2015
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
Eight options will be mapped out for the future of the Little Falls Lake dam, but Department of Natural Resources officials said last week it...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am
May 6, 2015
Joint Finance affirms 20 percent cut for local recycling programs; midnight fire destroys Woodruff senior center; 12 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- It appears that local governments will have to make do with less funding from the state to help pay for their recycling programs over the next year. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee agreed Tuesday to a one-year reduction in state recycling aid from $20 million...
May 6, 2015 - 9:22am
April 23, 2015
Ex-con nabbed in 'Dells casino after 10-month flight; majority of Wisconsinites don't favor Walker presidential run; 9 more state stories
WISCONSIN DELLS -- Eric Hall, the man who allegedly stole an SUV and burglarized two River Falls businesses as part of a multi-county crime spree, has finally been captured. Hall, who has been wanted for numerous crimes throughout Wisconsin since being released from prison last June...
April 23, 2015 - 9:02am
April 9, 2015
Winter’s not done yet; Abrahamson files federal lawsuit to hold onto chief justice post; 14 more state news stories
Winter is returning to parts of northern Wisconsin. The National Weather Service says freezing rain moved in this morning north of a line from Tomahawk to Wausaukee. More rain is expected this evening, followed by snow in north central Wisconsin. Four to seven inches are possible...
News/crime and courts
April 9, 2015 - 9:33am
February 26, 2015
Right-to-work clears Senate, passage 'virtually a given'; DNR makes huge land-buy
MADISON -- Wisconsin's right-to-work bill moves on to the state Assembly next week, after the Senate approved it 17-to-15 Wednesday evening. Republican Jerry Petrowski of Marathon joined all 14 Democrats in voting no. As a former electrical union member, Petrowski said he was not...
February 26, 2015 - 5:50am
February 25, 2015
Contractor says right-to-work may jeopardize his business; hearing ends abruptly after unionists threaten disruption; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The owner of a Black River Falls construction firm said Tuesday that the Wisconsin right-to-work bill that's up for a Senate vote Wednesday could devastate his business. James Hoffman of Hoffman Construction said he relies on the Operating Engineers' union to train employees...
February 25, 2015 - 9:30am
December 17, 2014
Walker championing tax relief while WTA says we're now 12th highest; budget crunch could cost jobs at UW-EC; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- As Wisconsinites receive their annual property tax bills, Gov. Scott Walker is traveling the state Wednesday to remind those folks what he and other Republicans did for them this year. Walker had news conferences planned in La Crosse, Eau Claire, Wausau, Milwaukee, and...
December 17, 2014 - 10:18am