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WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
Bill would eliminate personal property tax; service is Sunday for fallen trooper; 11 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Fall’s care for New Richmond athletes draws major honor
Johnny (Blood) McNally featured on Green Bay Packers website
Ten local youth wrestlers qualify for state tournament
Five local players get all-state hockey honors; Hallmark named to first team
Five local players selected for 2015 WFCA state football all-star game
NRHS culinary students get taste of running a restaurant
SCC band performs at Walt Disney World
Somerset School Board candidate forum scheduled for March 30
NRHS Academic Decathlon team grabs D2 state title
Somerset students perform ‘The Princess Bride’
Roberts woman joins national effort to help caregivers of ill or wounded veterans
Motorcycle safety class being offered at WITC
Horse of a lifetime: Local horse earns national honor
Area restaurants ready for second annual Burger Battle
Register for the New Richmond Community Garage Sale
arts and entertainment
15CV135 In the matter of the name change of Michele Ann Kron
Village of Somerset - Environmental Assessment for Arnold Street Water Extension
Petition for Detachment of Land from the Village of Somerset
Town of Somerset - Advertisement for Bids - 2015 TRI-D Town Road
Village of Somerset - Public Hearing Notice April 2
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Our View: Cost estimates put Commons, library projects in question
Editor's Notebook: It's time to hit the trails
Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2015
Our View: Sunshine Week is all about open government
Letters to the Editor: March 19, 2015
Get Out! Deals
January 6, 2015
UPDATE/CORRECTION: Man shot following apparent home-invasion early Thursday
(Note: Sheriff Peter Johnson issued a correction Tuesday, Jan. 6, correcting the spelling on the name of the subject who was the apparent victim of a home invasion last week.) CENTURIA -- A Centuria man was reported in stable condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after he was...
news / region
January 6, 2015 - 11:20am
December 4, 2014
Freight truck-pickup collision claims life of Radisson man
CUMBERLAND -- A 49-year-old Radisson man died late Tuesday, Dec. 2, of injuries suffered when the pickup in which he was a passenger was struck by straight truck at a rural intersection near the unincorporated village of McKinley in Polk County. Ricky R. Gauthier died at Cumberland...
news / region
December 4, 2014 - 9:40am
September 15, 2014
Body of Colfax man discovered Sunday in submerged car
ST. CROIX FALLS -- The body of a Colfax man was found Sunday when authorities pulled a car from a pond near a retreat center north of St. Croix...
news / accidents
September 15, 2014 - 11:22am
July 16, 2014
Toddler's death from hyperthermia in car trunk last July declared 'tragic accident'
BALSAM LAKE -- One day shy of a year since a sheriff's deputy found the body of a toddler, locked in a car trunk when the owner came to retrieve the vehicle from a repair shop operated by the dead boy's father, Polk County District Attorney Daniel Steffen has concluded the boy's...
news / accidents
July 16, 2014 - 2:08pm
April 15, 2014
Full honors funeral planned for Polk deputy, injured in shoot-out 23 years ago
ST. CROIX FALLS -- A Polk County sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds 23 years earlier while pursuing a shooting suspect died Monday, April 14th at his home in St. Croix Falls. Michael J. Severson lived out his life in relative independence as a quadriplegic, confined to...
news / region
April 15, 2014 - 4:45pm
November 27, 2013
Nonprofit aims to reduce area’s wild cat population
Even though St. Croix County can have bitter winters, free-roaming cats abound, and Tanya Borg and the volunteers of Farm, Feral & Stray aim to alleviate the problem. FFS is a nonprofit (501-c3), all-volunteer organization whose goal is to humanely manage free-roaming cat populations...
life / events
November 27, 2013 - 2:22pm
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
October 26, 2009
Polk County farmer is first to be convicted for not registering his livestock
A Polk County farmer is the first in Wisconsin to be convicted for not registering his livestock with the state. The law is meant to help officials respond to disease outbreaks, like the one involving pigs in Clark County a couple years back. But Amish farmers say the registrations...
October 26, 2009 - 9:00am
July 28, 2009
Minnesota man charged in Polk County for hit and run injury
Prosecutors said a Minnesota man stole a semi-truck near St. Paul, drove to northwest Wisconsin, struck a man and pinned him and then drove away. Scott Black, 45, of suburban St. Paul was charged Monday in Polk County with felony hit and run while causing injury and three misdemeanor...
July 28, 2009 - 9:00am
April 15, 2009
Early a.m. accident sends three to hospital
A one-vehicle accident early Wednesday morning sent a mother and her two children to the hospital. The first call came at about 4:19 a.m., said Polk County Field Services Lieutenant Steve Smith. The vehicle was traveling east on 35th Avenue in Polk County when it gently drifted...
April 15, 2009 - 1:46pm
October 21, 2008
Balsam Lake man dies due to injuries in Saturday rollover
Donald VanGundy, 28 of Balsam Lake, died early Saturday morning due to injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident. Andrew Arnold, 29 of Emerald, was also injured in the accident. He is in critical but stable condition. His CaringBridge site said he sustained several injuries, including...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am