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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Offender at large after taking van at MCF-Lino Lakes
Complaint: Meth, scale among items seized in raid
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Somerset High School graduates Class of 2017
crime and courts
Thursday Sports: Track teams all qualify athletes for WIAA state meet
New Richmond girls soccer proves it deserves to be called champions
Monday Sports: MBC baseball champions crowned, track regionals held
Teamwork drove St. Croix Central girls to MBC track title
Middle Border Conference boys golf battle came down to the final shot
Somerset High School graduates Class of 2017
Broken back can't stop Viebrock from racing
Nelson brothers: Through tragedy they have triumphed
Learning to run a business
SCC Elementary students show courage
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Second Pea Soup Medallion Hunt clue announced
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
St. Croix Valley communities powered up for a week of fun
arts and entertainment
PUBLISHED NOTICE: Acuity v. Justin L. Smith; Case No. 17-SC-882
TOWN OF RICHMOND: 2017 Liquor License Applications
TOWN OF ERIN PRAIRIE: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2017 Crack Filling
PROBATE NOTICE: Jean T. Roach Estate; Case No. 17PR31
Claire "Judy" E. Arand, 84
Sharon Oswald, 74
Curtiss A. Anderson, 87
Ronald J. Wittstock, 72
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Letters to the Editor -- May 18 Edition
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
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April 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Trooper killed in interstate crash; Kind's district among most divided in nation; 8 more state news stories
WISCONSIN DELLS — A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper was killed Tuesday morning after his squad drove off Interstate 90/94 and struck a tree....
April 11, 2017 - 10:15am
November 10, 2016
Teen driver was belted, authorities say
Fatal crash remains under investigation Authorities confirmed Friday that the Beldenville teenager killed in an October crash on Highway 35 was...
November 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
January 25, 2016
Workplace accident suspected in death of Baldwin man
A worker at a Woodville-based business died Friday after a suspected workplace accident. Woodville Police Chief Lori Hetfeld said in a news release that officers were called at 2:27 p.m. to St. Croix Castings for a workplace incident. Baldwin resident Brian Dennis Omann, 41, was pronounced...
January 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
January 4, 2016
Sunday morning rollover claims life of Rice Lake woman
CUMBERLAND -- A Rice Lake woman was killed near Polk-Barron line, west of Cumberland Sunday morning when she was ejected from her sport utility...
January 4, 2016 - 1:40pm
September 3, 2015
UPDATED: Hallewood Boulevard incident - victims, suspect names released
The identities of the victims in the Wednesday, Sept. 2, incident at 1400 Hallewood Boulevard have been released.
News/crime and courts
September 3, 2015 - 6:01pm
June 22, 2015
Woman killed, man injured when vintage camping rig crashes
MENOMONIE -- An elderly Baraboo woman died Sunday afternoon after a vintage Studebaker pickup and camper she was traveling in ran off I-94 and...
June 22, 2015 - 8:45am
April 30, 2015
New Richmond man killed in car-pedestrian crash
Editor's note: This is a story about an incident in 2015. For details on the January 2017 fatal accident, click here.
April 30, 2015 - 11:58am
April 9, 2015
Fatal crash victim identified as New Richmond woman
A 54-year-old New Richmond woman lost her life Friday, April 3, in a crash at the same curve on County Road A where a 25-year-old New Richmond...
April 9, 2015 - 10:18am
March 30, 2015
Montana man killed in crash south of New Richmond
A 30-year-old Montana man was killed Sunday afternoon after the car he was driving slammed into a pickup truck on Highway 65 in rural St. Croix County, according to a news release. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office said the man, Jason T. Collins of Glendive, Mont., was killed...
March 30, 2015 - 8:55am
March 7, 2015
UPDATE: Woodbury man ID’d as driver killed in crash with stopped semi- Friday night
HUDSON -- A 22-year-old Woodbury, Minn., man was identified as the person who died late Friday night in Hudson when the car he was driving struck...
March 7, 2015 - 7:40pm
February 13, 2015
Rural crash claims life of Woodville teen Thursday
ROBERTS -- A 17-year-old Woodville girl died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, after her car left 70th Avenue in the town of Warren and struck a culvert. Alexsis...
February 13, 2015 - 9:13am
March 21, 2014
UPDATED: Slippery roads blamed for death of Grantsburg woman
A rural Grantsburg woman died Friday morning when she lost control of her car on a snow-covered road and slid into the path of a semi-tractor on Hwy. 87 in Polk County. The driver was identified Monday as Cynthia L. Throngard, 61, of Grantsburg, A death notice on the Swedburg-Taylor...
March 21, 2014 - 4:33pm
October 23, 2009
Wausau father unhappy with sentencing of drunken driver who killed his daughter
The father of a Wausau area girl said the drunken driver who killed his daughter got away with a "slap on the wrist." Daniel Schaefer, 24, of Fond du Lac was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision. He was also fined $7,000 for driving the...
October 23, 2009 - 9:23am
October 20, 2009
Former surgeon will pay $3.7 million to settle civil lawsuit for traffic crash
Former surgeon Mark Benson will pay almost $3.7 million to settle a civil lawsuit in a traffic crash that killed a popular educator and two others. WTMJ Radio in Milwaukee said Benson decided to pay, instead of facing a trial scheduled for next week in Waukesha County. Earlier...
October 20, 2009 - 9:19am
August 31, 2009
La Crosse man dies after being hit by train
A La Crosse man died Sunday, after being hit by a train on Friday afternoon. Authorities said Ryan Lange, 26, was on foot when he was hit by a Canadian Pacific freight train in Dresbach, Minn., just northwest of La Crosse. Winona County investigators interviewed several witnesses...
August 31, 2009 - 9:02am