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Letters to the Editor: April 24, 2014
Our View: City development requires patience
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Letters to the Editor: April 10, 2014
October 14, 2013
Fire destroys barn at Star Prairie cattle farm
Firefighters from New Richmond Fire & Rescue and the Deer Park Area Fire Department responded to a barn a fire late Sunday night in the Town of Stanton just east of the Village of Star Prairie. Emergency crews were dispatched just before 11:30 p.m. to Jensen Cattle Co. at...
October 14, 2013 - 8:51am
October 10, 2013
Family escapes fire thanks to plan
The Lane family lost just about everything in the early morning hours of Sept. 16, when a fire started in a bedroom basement quickly spread to other parts of the Town of Richmond rental house. Luckily, all the family members were able to escape the heavy smoke and flames without...
October 10, 2013 - 10:43am
October 3, 2013
New Richmond Fire & Rescue shows off remodeled fire hall
The New Richmond Fire Department moved into its newly renovated space in its fire hall late this summer, and now the firefighters are ready to show it off to the public. Dave Ross, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, paid a visit to the New...
news / government
October 3, 2013 - 10:14am
Lightning strikes, burns shed to ground
An empty shed in the Town of Richmond was struck by lightning, caught fire and burned to the ground on the night of Wednesday, Oct. 2. "It was an older dilapidated shed that got struck by lightning," New Richmond Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst said. "I imagine it was a 10-by-10 small,...
October 3, 2013 - 8:43am
October 1, 2013
UPDATE: Student injured in SCC middle school parking lot crash
A St. Croix Central Middle School student suffered substantial injuries after the car she was riding in collided with one of the metal barrier posts near the front enterance of the middle school at about 9:30 a.m. this morning, according to Hammond Police Chief Rick Coltrain and SCC...
news / accidents
October 1, 2013 - 10:31am
August 28, 2013
Burn ban in effect for St. Croix County
According to an email sent by New Richmond Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst, all fire departments in St. Croix County have issued burn bans that went into effect on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The email said the fire danger is "very high" due to "very dry conditions and lack of rain in the fore...
news / government
August 28, 2013 - 4:02pm
July 18, 2013
UPDATE: Fire destroys house on Edgewood Drive
A home at 316 Edgewood Drive in the town of Hudson is a near complete loss following a fire Thursday afternoon, July 18. The Hudson Fire Department was dispatched to the split-level house owned by Mark and Jennifer Lukas at 3:20 p.m. after a motorist passing by noticed smoke and...
news / accidents
July 18, 2013 - 5:36pm
Coachman Supper Club damaged in fire
At 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, the Baldwin Fire Department was dispatched to a structural fire at the Coachman Supper Club. According...
news / business
July 18, 2013 - 8:30am
July 9, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: 5 businesses damaged in fire
Minnesota Teen accused in chase may be tried as an adult GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Itasca County Attorney’s Office said Monday it wants a 17-year-old involved in a high-speed chase last week to be tried as an adult. Grant Edward Gunderson of Grand Rapids appeared Monday...
news / region
July 9, 2013 - 6:50am
July 5, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Hospital workers say error led to higher levels of radiation exposure
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Fire destroys building, injures two people at resort DULUTH -- A fast-moving blaze destroyed a building and injured two people Wednesday afternoon at the Lake Breeze Motel Resort on the North Shore. Duluth Assistant Fire Chief...
news / region
July 5, 2013 - 9:05am
June 13, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Moorhead infant's death remains under investigation
Credit Forum News Service Minnesota Moorhead infant's death remains under investigation MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The father of a 5-month-old girl who died Tuesday night after being left in a van was taking care of five other children under the age of 7, police said. Andrew Sandstrom...
June 13, 2013 - 7:26am
June 5, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Police investigate flag burnings in Willmar
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Police investigate flag burnings in Willmar WILLMAR, Minn. -- Willmar police are investigating two incidents of someone burning a U.S. flag early Saturday. Police Chief David Wyffels said there are two confirmed incidents, at Kitchen Fair...
June 5, 2013 - 8:41am
May 9, 2013
Elementary students go to 'Panther Camp'
On Friday afternoon, May 3, teachers in white face masks and blue rubber gloves walked through the dim halls of St. Croix Central Elementary...
May 9, 2013 - 6:07pm
REGIONAL BRIEFS: More charges in synthetic drug case
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Cleanup progressing at site of anhydrous ammonia leak MURDOCK, Minn. -- Traffic will continue to be detoured around a portion of U.S.
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May 9, 2013 - 8:51am
May 2, 2013
Suspect arrested in SCC school fire
Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess announced Thursday evening (May 2) that a suspect has been arrested following the investigation of the St. Croix Central Elementary School fire. Burgess made the announcement at a community meeting held by the St. Croix Central School District to...
May 2, 2013 - 10:28pm