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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
Excitement is building: City has several big construction projects in the works
County Board members could get take-home tablets
crime and courts
New Richmond boys basketball scores in bunches, beats River Falls 48-32
New Richmond boys basketball rolls past Ellsworth
St. Croix Central gets preliminary approval to move to Middle Border Conference
New Richmond wrestlers shred Osceola, 56-15
New Richmond boys hockey has hectic schedule for rest of season
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
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
PHOTOS: Collin's Community Hero Day 2015
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
Gladys A. Cole, 95
Frances (McNamara) Cohler, 62
Monica L. Roy, 73
Grace Bentley, 97
Rachel V. Shay, 83
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
February 11, 2014
New food distribution center in Prescott expected to create 300 jobs
United Natural Foods Inc. will build a $37.8 million distribution center in Prescott – a project that’s expected to create up to 314 new jobs over three years, according to an announcement this morning by Gov. Scott Walker. The 300,000 sq. ft. facility will be the company’s...
news / business
February 11, 2014 - 10:20am
January 8, 2014
St. Croix Co. Board: 16 races, 4 primaries
As the filing deadline passed at 5 p.m. Tuesday, races had developed for 16 of the 19 seats on the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors. Since three candidates have filed in each of four districts, all four will hold primaries in February. Primaries will be held in: District 6,...
news / government
January 8, 2014 - 8:25am
December 17, 2013
Frac mining company fined $200,000 for polluting stream; Durand couple loses court fight over tourist train; 11 more state news briefs
TREMPEALEAU COUNTY --For the first time, a frac-sand mining company in western Wisconsin is paying a large fine for causing pollution. The state Department of Justice said yesterday that Preferred Sands of Pennsylvania will pay $200,000 for causing mud to flow into a stream and...
news / crime and courts
December 17, 2013 - 10:17am
November 18, 2013
Woodville gets $600,000 loan to help finance new fire station
On Monday the Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands approved a State Trust Fund Loan of $600,000 for the village of Woodville to construct a fire hall and rebuild a street. The total cost of the fire hall, which is nearly completed, is about $825,000, said Village Clerk...
news / government
November 18, 2013 - 1:50pm
November 4, 2013
No personal info ‘compromised’ from weekend local bank scam
First National Bank of River Falls was targeted in a phishing scam Sunday. President and CEO Jeff Johnson said local police have been informed and that there’s been “no data breach into our customer information server.” A large number of people in the area reported getting...
news / business
November 4, 2013 - 9:39am
September 23, 2013
From arts and crafts to language, lodge promotes Norwegian culture
Over 100 years ago, the organization was founded to help Norwegian immigrants facing financial hardships in their new country. Today the area...
life / celebrations
September 23, 2013 - 11:02am
September 9, 2013
Two infants airlifted following Burnett County crash
One-month-old twins were airlifted to Regions Hospital following a single-car accident Friday even in Burnett County near Siren, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
news / accidents
September 9, 2013 - 9:19am
August 20, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Lake Park mayor freed on own recognizance
From the Forum News Bureau South Dakota Dakotafest could set records MITCHELL, S.D. -- A new owner, better weather and an even bigger farm show. That's how show director Ray Bianchi summed up the 18th edition of Dakotafest, which runs today through Thursday at...
news / region
August 20, 2013 - 7:53am
July 19, 2013
UPDATE: Autopsy report released in death of Isaiah Theis
The Polk County Sheriff's office has released preliminary autopsy findings related to the death of Isaiah Theis, the 2-year-old boy from Centuria, Wis. who died earlier this week. According to the autopsy, completed by the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Ramsey, Minn., the...
news / region
July 19, 2013 - 1:07pm
January 30, 2009
Unemployment rates shoot up across region
There were significant increases in almost all counties in the far western region of Wisconsin in December. Figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development show that the unemployment rate in Wisconsin for December was 5.8 percent, below the national rate...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am