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UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
UPDATE: Walker backs away from changes to open records law but is mum on his role; Budget measure’s wording similar to recent documents from governor and DOA
As budget revisions near end, lawmakers backtrack on sweeping records closure; more Wisconsin stories
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly Connection
Sex offender-parolee arrested in Baldwin
crime and courts
Dakota Belter continues his baseball journey
New bike tour coming to New Richmond
Playoff hopes for New Richmond Millers hang by a thread
American Legion baseball teams keeping busy
Ehlenfeldt to fish at B.A.S.S. college nationals
Berg to spend next year in Germany
New Richmond School District finalist for Farmers Grow Rural Education grant
Somerset Schools receive AODA grant which promotes student care
SCC School Board approves implementation of athletic fees
WITC Administrator Huftel announces retirement
Celebrating the final mile
The power of music 25 years later
Deer Park Village Celebration
Coming home again
‘The run of the ship’
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerest Plan Commission - Public Hearing Notice July 20
15PR52 In the matter of the estate of Michael J Givens
Notice of Public Hearing August 8 - City of New Richmond
St. Croix County Community Development July 23 Public Hearing Notice
15PR50 In the matter of the estate of Robert Louis Huber a/k/a Robert L Huber
Delores Dahl, 79
Delores Dahl, 79
John Wells Quinlan, 93
Phyllis Reckin, 89
Letters to the Editor: July 2, 2015
The new arrival
Letters to the Editor: June 25, 2015
Band trip was a life-changing event
Letters to the Editor: June 18, 2015
Get Out! Deals
May 29, 2014
Forest residents still fighting for intervention in wind farm case
Last Wednesday, more than 50 residents from the Town of Forest listened as attorneys representing the town, Highland Wind Farm LLC, the Forest...
news / crime and courts
May 29, 2014 - 10:02am
December 26, 2013
Wind farm flap remains up in the air
Local area environmental battles continue in the Town of Forest where a motion brought by attorneys on behalf of the of the town asked the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) to reconsider its approval of Emerging Energies proposed $250 million 100 megawatt Highland Wind...
December 26, 2013 - 9:08am
February 7, 2013
PSC won't pursue further wind farm study
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has dealt a blow to a group of Town of Forest residents hoping to stop the installation of a wind turbine farm in northeast St. Croix County. In a letter dated Jan. 24, the PSC indicated it would not order an environmental impact statement...
February 7, 2013 - 9:31am
January 11, 2013
Wind farm study analysis varies
Depending on who you ask, the recently released sound study conducted at the Shirley Wind Farm in eastern Wisconsin is either good news for proponents or good news for opponents of industrial wind turbines. Reading the report, and talking to representatives on both sides of the issue,...
January 11, 2013 - 11:58am
Wind energy backers remain Highland boosters
The wind was howling throughout the Town of Forest on Friday. It would have been a good day to help turn large wind energy turbines. If Highland...
October 11, 2012 - 9:08am
March 30, 2012
Homeowners in Forest get support from county officials
About 20 residents of the Town of Forest attended last week's St.
March 30, 2012 - 8:04am
April 14, 2011
Forest residents continue feud over wind turbines
The Town of Forest has been a quiet, rural community for much of its long history. But these days there is an atmosphere of unrest throughout the township, thanks in part to a proposed wind farm proposal that has been debated over the past couple years. Supporters of the wind energy...
news / government
April 14, 2011 - 10:57am
November 11, 2009
Missing soldier found dead in Chippewa County forest
A soldier missing for 10 days was found dead last night in the Chippewa County Forest. An autopsy is planned today to determine how Russell Plummer, 20, of Cornell died. Relatives were looking for Plummer in the forest when they found his car Monday afternoon. Sheriff's deputies...
November 11, 2009 - 9:30am
November 6, 2008
Brule River State Forest expands
The Brule River State Forest is on track to expand by 80 acres after a land acquisition was approved at the Natural Resources Board meeting Oct. 22. Gov. Jim Doyle must now approve the proposed purchase before the state forest can act. Dave Schulz, superintendent of the Brule River...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Debate could heat up over plan to close roads in state's only national forest
You may soon hear more debate over a plan close 55 percent of the roads in Wisconsin's only national forest. Starting Saturday, the U.S. Forest Service will give people 30 more days to comment on closing vehicle access to 2,500 miles of roads in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest...
July 18, 2008 - 9:00am