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Boyd, Olson nominated for scholarships
Village Board struggles with vacating streets issue
Lunda, Ames get contract to build Stillwater bridge; Arctic air rolls in state; 12 more state news stories
Mystery Reader program puts the mystery into reading
Hillside students give back by collecting food for annual food drive
crime and courts
New Richmond boys start MBC basketball season with win at Osceola
Western Wisconsin Stars win twice in Black River Falls tournament
Somerset skaters open season with three convincing wins
Two competitive periods not enough for New Richmond boys hockey team
High school wrestling seasons begin this Thursday
She ran anyway, and continues to run for veterans
Sno-Sports wishes for a snowy season
T.H.U.G. Life helps homeless teens start anew
Local author to read from his new Christmas kids book
Former Nike launcher crewmen search for comrades
arts and entertainment
Frank Springer, 77
James L. Reding, 62
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Kerri Renee Kahl, 45
Glen Stensvold, 87
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Town of Forest Zoning Ordinance & Zoning Map Public Hearing Notice
Shoreland Overly Districts Public Hearing Notice
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June 28, 2013
Theft charge against Fr. Dahlberg dismissed
Fr. Daniel J. Dahlberg, 70, Superior, completed the terms of a deferred judgment agreement and a theft charge was dismissed June 26. The criminal complaint said between Aug. 10, 2009 and Feb. 2001, Dahlberg took some $10,800 from the charity account he was in charge of at St....
June 28, 2013 - 8:35am
June 25, 2013
Heroin in Hudson: a community crisis
Public forum scheduled for July 18 The growing use of heroin in Hudson and the tragic consequences that go along with that will be the subject of a public forum on Thursday, July 18 at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St., sponsored by the Hudson Community Foundation. The...
news / education
June 25, 2013 - 2:19pm
June 20, 2013
Stillwater Lift Bridge open again; Rhoades takes leave for hip surgery; Budget moves on to Senate; more state news
One of the main links between northwest Wisconsin and Minnesota is completely open again -- much earlier than expected. The Minnesota Department of Transportation completed repairs Wednesday on a frayed cable that blocked boats from going under the Stillwater Lift Bridge on the...
June 20, 2013 - 9:10am
June 19, 2013
Republicans add last-minute school choice measures, mine-area restrictions; Shell Lake man mauled by bear, more state news
MADISON -- A debate over the new state budget lasted only 15 minutes in the Assembly Tuesday, as majority Republicans spent most of their time behind closed doors adding some last-minute items. The debate was scheduled to resume at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday and a vote was set for 5:30...
news / outdoors / politics
June 19, 2013 - 8:43am
June 18, 2013
Summer gets off to cold start; Mom suspected of trying to asphyxiate four kids; Woman accuses John Menard of extortion, demanding sex; more state news
Summer officially begins this week, and yet, it was one degree above freezing in Superior this morning. Most of Wisconsin was in the 40's and 50's, but a couple spots in the north cooled down to the 30's after a boisterous cold front went through. Northwest Wisconsin had heavy thunderstorms...
news / business
June 18, 2013 - 9:21am
June 17, 2013
Jet ski operator injured in accident
A Minnesota man was seriously injured in a boating incident on East Balsam Lake on Sunday, June 16. The accident, which occurred around 12:30 p.m., involved Mark Daniel Mann, 25, of Maple Grove, Minn., and the operator of a boat, Andrew James Iverson, 23, of Minneapolis. Mann was...
news / accidents
June 17, 2013 - 3:31pm
Northern St. Croix County hammered by hail, rain
The warning sirens blew in New Richmond, but storm clouds stayed to the north and east Monday afternoon around 2 p.m. Local farmer Jeff Croes...
June 17, 2013 - 3:02pm
Thunderstorms predicted for today; 700 state Guard members will lose 11 days of pay; Proposed budget goes to full Legislature; More state news
More showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Wisconsin today as another cold front pushes through. Much of the state was dry for Father's Day, but parts of far northern Wisconsin have been hit with storms for two days in a row. Small hail was reported early last evening...
news / government
June 17, 2013 - 9:05am
June 16, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Siblings of baby who died in van put in foster care
Credit Forum News Service North Dakota Lightning causes fire at oil facility KEENE, N.D. -- A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near here caused an explosion and a fire Friday morning but did not cause any injuries. Jerry Samuelson, emergency manager for McKenzie...
June 16, 2013 - 7:49pm
June 14, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff STILLWATER, Minn. -- A man accused of holding a group of people hostage last year during a deadly night at Woodbury's Red Roof Inn will spend at least 24 years in prison under a plea agreement reached...
June 14, 2013 - 8:33am
Spectators disrupt abortion reform debate but measures OK'd, sent to Walker; Clear Lake teen named state FFA leader, more state news
MADISON -- State Assembly members shared impassioned family stories before approving three bills to restrict abortion rights. All Republicans voted yes and all Democrats voted no Thursday, as the house sent Gov. Scott Walker a bill to make abortion candidates get ultrasounds so they...
news / politics / outdoors
June 14, 2013 - 7:50am
June 10, 2013
Reward offered for information on corrections office fire
MADISON -- The Hudson Police Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office at the Wisconsin Department of Justice - Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) announced today that the Wisconsin Arson Insurance Council is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to...
news / government
June 10, 2013 - 3:35pm
June 7, 2013
Loaner life jackets at Lakefront Park in Hudson, courtesy of DNR grant
If you forgot enough life jackets or don't have a throw-type flotation device on board when you launch into the St. Croix River at Lakefront Park in Hudson, have no fear. A new life jacket loaner station went up over the Memorial Day weekend. Boaters may borrow a PFD in a variety...
news / outdoors
June 7, 2013 - 12:19pm
June 6, 2013
Wisconsin falling behind other states in economic recovery; St. Paul courts Wisconsin's gay couples; FAA bills Oshkosh show $500,000; More state briefs
Another report shows that Wisconsin's economic recovery lags behind most other states. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia ranks Wisconsin 49th in an index of leading economic growth indicators. Wisconsin, with a negative index of .74%, was one of just five states to have an...
news / government
June 6, 2013 - 9:55am
County board postpones SCI resolution; will revisit the measure in August
A resolution to privatize St. Croix Industries stalled on the floor and was postponed until August following a wave of citizen response at the county board of supervisors meeting Tuesday night. The move followed about an hour of public comment from some 21 citizens, all of whom supported...
news / health
June 6, 2013 - 9:24am