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April 19, 2013
The St. Croix Central Middle School eighth grade choir sang the national anthem at the Target Center Friday, April 12, before the Harlem Globetrotters game.
SCC Choir performs before Harlem Globetrotters game
April 19, 2013 - 10:55am
Mike Murtha wrote the book "Stranger in a Small Town" longhand on notebook paper, before typing it up on his computer. Murtha's book is now available on amazon.com and it will also be available in several local stores soon.
Local musician turns new novelist
April 19, 2013 - 9:53am
April 12, 2013
Paige Frankiewicz shows off her experiment from her time as "Science Kid" in Shelly Clay's second grade class at St. Croix Central Elementary School. Each week a "Science Kid" is selected to do an experiment in front of the class.
'Science Kid' project helps classmates learn
April 12, 2013 - 4:48am
Girl Scouts Bailey Olsen, Myah Olson, MacKenzie Collins and Christine Pommerening pose with one of the hats they are making for cancer survivors as part of their Silver Award project "Cancer Caps with Love." The girls have started making caps, but will also be holding an event Sunday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Roberts Village Park building. During the event, people who crochet, knit and sew are invited to come share their abilities to make caps for those going through cancer treatment. Canc...
Project to aid cancer patients
April 12, 2013 - 1:13am
April 5, 2013
Katherine Karras turned 100 on April 1 at American Heritage Care Center.
100th birthday celebration is no joke
April 5, 2013 - 2:11pm
March 29, 2013
Austin Sabin (center) is surprised by the results of one of his car's races at Cub Scout Pack 161's annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 23. Also pictured are Cooper Richards (left) and Jarod Tritz (right).
First-time derby racer wins trophy
March 29, 2013 - 11:39am
St. Croix Central sixth grade literacy teacher Karen Loenser used technology to help engage her students in their third-quarter book report assignments. Instead of traditional book reports, the students created video "Digital Book Talks," which have now been posted on the school district's YouTube channel.
St. Croix Central book reports go digital
March 29, 2013 - 10:32am
March 22, 2013
Photo by Gretta Stark
Ken Peterson is retiring after 34 years on the Hammond Town Board, 24 of which he served as town chairman. Peterson said he and his wife plan to travel and spend time with their family.
Longtime chairman set to retire
March 22, 2013 - 11:57am
March 16, 2013
Erin Hart (right) and her husband Paddy O'Brien (left) held an unusual book event at the Hazel Mackin Community Library Thursday, March 7. The couple read selections from their respective books, "The Book of Killowen" (Hart) and "The Road from Castlebarnagh" (O'Brien). O'Brien also played traditional Irish music during the event while the audience kept time with tapping feet.
Twin Cities authors bring Ireland to Roberts
March 16, 2013 - 11:03am
March 15, 2013
St. Croix Central Elementary School third-graders (left to right)MacKenna Kusilek, Ella Fern and Alexis Epstein worked together to make and sell homemade bracelets, bookmarks and fortune-tellers the week of Feb. 28 and the week of March 11. The girls also gave each of their customers a raffle ticket.  The first week's raffle prize was a free bracelet, fortune-teller and bookmark. They raffled off a stuffed bunny (pictured) the week of March 11.
Third-graders raise money for Kids Club Fund
March 15, 2013 - 10:43am
SCC chooses next superintendent
March 15, 2013 - 8:46am
March 14, 2013
Showcase event set
March 14, 2013 - 5:30am
March 1, 2013
Jordan Pechuman is the new Hammond and Roberts senior nutrition site manager for the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC).
New senior center manager named
March 1, 2013 - 4:16pm
Joseph (Isaiah Fiedler), right, tests his brothers, pretending to be angry with a brother named Benjamin (not pictured), for an imagined theft. Another of Joseph's brothers (Chris Harney), left, tries to defend Benjamin's innocence.
Middle school to present 'Joseph'
March 1, 2013 - 4:06pm
Recent weather fluctuations have made road maintenance difficult, according to St. Croix County Highway Commissioner Tim Ramberg. The county has seen every kind of weather from freezing rain, to snow, to melting snow, Ramberg said.
Weather means difficult road maintenance
March 1, 2013 - 3:52pm