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Memorial event planned for Scott Spoo
Students press the issues
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River and more
crime and courts
Brie Larkowski skating in national tournament
Thursday's Results: New Richmond tennis loses to top MBC opponent
New Richmond soccer takes early steps toward top of MBC
New Richmond baseball has the offense to be an MBC contender
Somerset baseball gets back into the MBC race
Somerset robotics shines in state competition
Students take part in Whipping Up Wellness competition
Somerset School Board's search to replace principal commences
Somerset, SCC holding proms Saturday
UW-River Falls halts rugby play amid hazing allegations
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
SCC Tavern League makes donation to NRPD K-9 fund
Library hosting classes on identity protection
Bee's Ice Cream named Top 10 food truck in state
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
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January 14, 2011
Man, child escape burning house
A St. Croix County man and his five-year-old daughter were injured Thursday when they jumped from a second story window as fire engulfed their home. Joe Koscinski was in fair condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul as of late Friday afternoon. His daughter Alex, 5, is hospitalized...
January 14, 2011 - 4:59pm
Cable TV's future may be in limbo in New Richmond
A change in state statutes in 2007 may have an impact on cable television subscribers in New Richmond. Under the new regulations, cable providers no longer are required to negotiate a local franchise agreement with each community they service.
January 14, 2011 - 7:54am
January 12, 2011
Hudson woman injured in commuter crash
A spin-out on the St. Croix River bridge apparently contributed to an accident that sent a Hudson woman to Regions Hospital on Wednesday morning. According to Wisconsin State Patrol, Alysa Keane, 35, 44 Ashbury Court, was transported by ambulance to Regions Hospital after the Lincoln...
January 12, 2011 - 8:24am
January 10, 2011
Fire damages shop in Town of Star Prairie
The rural Town of Star Prairie shop of Michael Flandrick, at 1823 Winding Trail Road, was damaged in a fire Saturday at about 5:17 p.m. According to New Richmond Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst, the chimney for a wood burning stove overheated and started the wall board of the shop on fire. The...
January 10, 2011 - 10:42am
January 7, 2011
Hammond family enjoys a smashing Christmas tradition
Dirk Vrieze, 30, of Hammond, has a not-so-traditional Christmas day tradition. For the past six years the Vrieze family has had a demolition derby on Christmas morning. Immediately after opening presents the Vriezes and around 250 spectators head to Dirk's dad's farm land at the...
January 7, 2011 - 8:00am
December 21, 2010
Weather advisory in effect until noon
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for freezing drizzle which is in effect until noon today for St. Croix County and the surrounding area. The previous winter storm warning has been cancelled. Freezing drizzle will be fairly widespread early this morning...
December 21, 2010 - 8:34am
December 20, 2010
ALERT: Winter storm warning issued for St. Croix County
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from noon today (Monday) to 6 a.m. Tuesday. Light snow will begin across west central Wisconsin late Monday morning or early Monday afternoon. Snowfall will increase Monday afternoon,...
December 20, 2010 - 6:22am
December 17, 2010
Residents fire back against gun shop in neighborhood
When Tony Endres attended the Monday night Village of Hammond board meeting, he was not prepared for the backlash his request would cause. Endres was seeking a conditional use permit to start a business selling firearms from his home. In a phone interview Tuesday morning Endres...
December 17, 2010 - 9:14am
HGTV designer helps winner with home makeover
It was something like out of a fairy tale. For the past three years, homeowner Lacey Scottum and her husband have been finishing the basement...
December 17, 2010 - 8:38am
Police issues come to a boil
The tension was apparent as the New Richmond City Council discussed several items related to the police department Monday night. The evening ended when the council came out of closed session and voted 6-0 to direct Mayor Fred Horne to "proceed with sending complaints to the Police...
December 17, 2010 - 8:34am
December 15, 2010
Winter weather advisory issued for St. Croix County
Just when we've all recovered from the last snowstorm, here comes another. At least this one appears to be less threatening. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for St. Croix County and the surrounding area. Forecasters say snow should begin around...
December 15, 2010 - 8:18am
December 3, 2010
Down on the Christmas tree farm
Clear away the last vestiges of Thanksgiving, it is now time to usher in the next major holiday season. For many, that means shopping the sales,...
December 3, 2010 - 7:43am
November 29, 2010
UPDATE: Winter weather advisory cancelled
The National Weather Service has cancelled a winter weather advisory for St. Croix County and the surrounding area. Periods of rain and drizzle will be possible into tonight, with a transition to light snow not occurring until early Tuesday morning, according to weather officials....
November 29, 2010 - 7:57am
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
November 24, 2010
Coalition forms to better promote healthy behavior
St. Croix County youth need to be more active and eat more nutritiously -- at least that's what a group of school, county and community officials say. To help motivate and inspire the youth, a coalition has been formed. The St. Croix County Youth Nutrition and Activity Coalition...
November 24, 2010 - 8:39am