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Sirovatka takes reins as Somerset's new police chief
Roberts woman accused of teaching preteen to do meth
My Happy Place: Somerset’s new destination
crime and courts
Bruce Larson receives NFL High School Coach of the Year Award from Don Shula
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
New Richmond boys basketball rolls past Ellsworth
St. Croix Central gets preliminary approval to move to Middle Border Conference
NRHS offering students, staff snacks after school
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week
Special needs open enrollment space availability set to zero for NR School District
SHS concert choir receives high honor from WCDA
SCC District’s AA credit rating helps save taxpayers $1.2 million
Collin's Community Hero Day 2015
Enterprising teen turns beekeeping hobby into business
Getting fit, sticking to resolutions in the new year
See "Goldilocks and the Three Hawaiian Bears" this weekend
Minding your business: Wastewater treatment plant turns sewage into safe water
arts and entertainment
14CV507 Wells Fargo Bank vs Alex H Stringer, Lona M Stringer aka Johnston
St. Croix County Hwy Dept. Public Informational Meeting - CTH A
15PR1 In the matter of the estate of Thomas R. Shipley
13CV738 Nationstar Mortgage vs. Elizabeth A Ziemer aka Sells and Jeremy Ziemer
Town of Cylon - Ordinance 2014-01
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Brant A. Short, 81
Frances (McNamara) Cohler, 62
Monica L. Roy, 73
Our View: Judges made the right appointment
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 29, 2015
Editor's Notebook: Are you over the Packers’ loss yet?
Sarah Sez: Everyone needs a Derek in their lives
Our View: Good Samaritans selflessly doing good
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