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The recount begins in St. Croix County
City officials: ‘Let’s talk …’ about the master plan
Baldwin woman accused in day care case pleads not guilty
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Friday's results: St. Croix Central girls basketball upsets Somerset, New Richmond tops Osceola
Casey Eckardt officiates 14th state championship game
Martell scores school record 41 points; Somerset girls basketball rolls in MBC opener
St. Croix Central girls basketball draws tough opening assignment
Big comeback carries New Richmond girls basketball to win in season opener
School board awards demolition contract, disappointed with master plan
SCC Elementary students show cooperation
Paperjack receives grant for music books and materials
Area students compete in New Richmond Math Counts event
First year after-school club teaches kids to sew
Hammond Public Library: Coming up at the library
Families create tabletop pieces at Art in the Park event
Kroeze taking his music to the Middle East
Buzz cuts for Andre
Safety first: Second annual NR Family Safety Night Dec. 1
arts and entertainment
2016CV 312 Acuity, Whitney Sorenson vs. Peter Larson
St. Croix County Community Development - Public Hearing Notice Dec. 15
SOMERSET SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/24/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Town of Erin Prairie - Notice of Spring Election
16PR88 In the matter of the estate of Doris Soden
Michael R. "Mickey" Liberty, 75
Janet R. Belisle, 77
Lois Audrey Morales
Cheryl L. Deppe, 54
James M. Storrer, 92
Changing times and the sway of the trees
Everything I need to know about politics I learned in fourth grade
A river runs through me ...
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 24, 2016
Our View: Small town champions
Real Estate Showcase
September 5, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Mondovi police looking for damaged SUV which totaled 3 vehicles; Sun Prairie man dies in domestic incident; and 10 more state news stories
MONDOVI -- Mondovi police are pretty confident they will find the late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee they're looking for. It should have a lot of damage to its front end. They want to talk to the driver who totaled three parked vehicles at about 1 a.m. Sunday, then drove away from the...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2016 - 10:17am
September 2, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State report describes care problems at King Veterans Home; Slender Man stabbing suspect to change plea; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Another report describes substandard care at the State Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County. WISC TV says the state's health agency wrote the five-page report, which describes broken bones and other injuries to elderly veterans who reside at the home -- plus unsanitary...
September 2, 2016 - 9:26am
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
August 31, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office says it has asked the state Health Services agency to investigate reports of medical errors and staffing shortages at the state veterans' nursing home in Waupaca County. The Madison Capital Times says employees at King, along with residents and their relatives,...
August 31, 2016 - 1:01pm
August 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- A wrongful death suit has been filed by the family of Jason Simcakoski, the Marine whose death sparked the controversy about the presrcibing of pain medications at the Tomah VA Medical Center. The lawsuit says the Veterans Administration accepted responsibility for "action...
News/crime and courts
August 30, 2016 - 11:09am
August 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON-- The Republican lawmaker who represents the state Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County joins Democrats who want a state audit of the facility. Luther Olsen says he also wants to know if another agency should take over the home from state Veterans' Affairs department...
August 29, 2016 - 7:57am
August 20, 2016
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
What Mr. Trump doesn’t want us to know To the Editor: What is it that Donald Trump doesn’t want us to know? Hillary Clinton released her latest federal income tax return, and we learned that she and Bill paid over 30 percent of their income in taxes. She has now released 39 years’...
August 20, 2016 - 8:03am
August 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he's undecided on UW tuition proposal; No federal disaster aid for Buffalo, Trempealeau counties; 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker says he's thinking about asking lawmakers to keep freezing UW tuition for just one year instead of two in his next state budget. The Republican Walker has also responded to speculation that he might suggest lower tuition as part of his budget package...
August 19, 2016 - 9:56am
August 9, 2016
UPDATE: Nieskes wins Republican primary in St. Croix County DA race
Michael Nieskes will be the Republican candidate for St. Croix County district attorney in November. According to unofficial St. Croix County data, Nieskes won the three-way race with 1,370 votes, or 35.75 percent of the vote. He topped challengers Donna Burger (1,251) and Rory O’Sullivan...
August 9, 2016 - 9:26pm
July 29, 2016
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
HAYWARD -- An elected official in northwest Wisconsin has been killed in an apparent murder/suicide. Sawyer County sheriff's deputies say 56-year-old Claudia Burgan, the county clerk of courts, was shot in the chest Wednesday night at her home about 12 miles east of Hayward -- and...
July 29, 2016 - 8:36am
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 14, 2016
Star Prairie Trustee Gary Peterson steps down
Village of Star Prairie Board President Chad Peterson announced Monday night, Trustee Gary Peterson would be resigning his seat due to ongoing health concerns. “Gary has resigned from the board due to his ongoing health issues. He felt that now would be the right time to step down....
May 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 13, 2016
Tharp to assume Roberts judgeship
Resident Peter Tharp stepped forward at the last minute to assume the vacant municipal judgeship in the Village of Roberts. Board President Willard Moeri confirmed that, having received no candidates in response to the ad posted by the board, he contacted Tharp and asked him if he...
News/crime and courts
May 13, 2016 - 8:53am
May 12, 2016
One more time: Technical error means re-vote to fill board committees
The difference in meaning between “shall” and “may” meant a two-week delay in populating two of the St. Croix County board’s lead committees. Supervisors spent most of their April 19 meeting electing members to four standing committees. But after that meeting, the results...
May 12, 2016 - 8:49am
May 11, 2016
New Richmond city officials and community leaders came out Tuesday night to congratulate Craig Yehlik as he was named the new Police Chief. Guests...
News/crime and courts
May 11, 2016 - 1:42pm