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Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65; man cited
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
New Richmond wins opening Middle Border Conference girls golf match
2016 Preview: New Richmond soccer playing it game by game
2016 Preview: Somerset soccer wants to be better than average
2016 Preview: New Richmond girls tennis reloads with young talent
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
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Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
March 27, 2015
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
RICE LAKE -- Voices raised Monday in western Wisconsin in defense of a state health-care program, the University of Wisconsin System, natural resources concerns, K-12 public education and other items slated for changes under Gov. Scott Walker’s budget. The Joint Committee on...
March 27, 2015 - 3:28pm
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
A Hammond man made his first appearance last week in St. Croix County District Court on allegations that he entered a New Richmond home and strangled a woman there. The suspect, Travis Hueg, 24, was charged with one count of felony domestic abuse by strangulation or suffocation,...
News/crime and courts
March 27, 2015 - 10:32am
March 25, 2015
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
Customers of Habitat for Humanity’s New Richmond ReStore have a chance to exercise their creativity for a chance to win a prize. The New Richmond Restore is holding an upcycling contest. It will run April 1 to May 29. The rules are simple: take an item purchased at any time...
March 25, 2015 - 3:03pm
February 5, 2015
Frederic exchange student dies in Burnett Co. accident; Middle-schoolers accused of throwing Xmas sex party; 12 more state news stories
A foreign exchange student was killed, and two of his teenage hockey teammates were injured in one-vehicle crash in northwest Wisconsin. Tim Zhanibekovich, 16, of Frederic died when the pickup truck in which he was a passenger crashed Tuesday night on Hwy. 48. He and two other...
February 5, 2015 - 9:30am
January 13, 2015
UPDATE: Hammond house fire extinguished; no injuries reported
Firefighters and equipment from six area stations were called to a house fire Tuesday morning in Hammond. The blaze, at 1000 Marjorie St., was reported at about 8:10 a.m. within village limits. It was reported under control just after 9 a.m. and fire crews were cleaning up. The...
January 13, 2015 - 9:14am
Johnson favors, Baldwin opposes Keystone XL project; rule change would ban Senate 'selfies'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- There were no surprises among Wisconsin's U.S. senators when the proposed Keystone XL pipeline cleared a procedural hurdle late Monday. Republican Ron Johnson voted yes and Democrat Tammy Baldwin voted no when the Senate took a 63 to 32 test vote on the long-debated...
January 13, 2015 - 9:11am
January 8, 2015
Officers converge on home as shooting call turns out to be bogus
A mid-morning call Thursday, Jan. 8, of an alleged “triple shooting” in the city of River Falls ended up to be a false alarm. River Falls...
News/crime and courts
January 8, 2015 - 12:10pm
October 10, 2014
Human skull found near Baldwin
The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department reported that a hunter located a human skull in the woods at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 9) near the 2200 block of 70th Ave. in the town of Baldwin. Upon arrival, the deputies were shown to a wooded area and located a skull and other...
October 10, 2014 - 4:13pm
September 30, 2014
New Jersey’s Chris Christie visits Hudson with Gov. Scott Walker
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited Hudson Monday to promote Walker’s candidacy for re-election against...
September 30, 2014 - 3:55pm
August 14, 2014
Katie Thurmes wins Democratic clerk of court primary
Katie Thurmes of Somerset has won the Democratic primary for St. Croix County clerk of court, earning a spot on the Nov. 4 general election ballot, when her opponent will be departed Republican Clerk of Court Lori Meyer. Thurmes received 700 write-in votes to 509 write-in votes...
August 14, 2014 - 11:28am
August 8, 2014
Eau Claire teen fighting for his life; men caught in prostitution sting; 10 other state news items
A 17-year-old Eau Claire boy is fighting for his life after he fell off the hood of a mini-van and was run over. It happened Thursday night in the parking lot at Eau Claire Memorial High School. Police said the teen was apparently riding on the van's hood, or had just jumped on, when...
August 8, 2014 - 9:48am
August 7, 2014
St. Croix County voters asked to weigh in on health care issue
When they go to the polls Nov. 4 to elect new state and federal officers, St. Croix County residents will also be asked their opinion of Wisconsin’s decision not to accept enhanced federal funds for BadgerCare. The enabling resolution adopted by the St. Croix County Board Aug....
August 7, 2014 - 9:56am
July 1, 2014
Stillwater lift bridge scheduled to reopen July 2; highway 35 also open
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will reopen both directions of traffic on the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St Croix River at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 2. The lift bridge, which connects Minnesota Highway 36 and Wisconsin Highway 64 has been closed and traffic has been...
July 1, 2014 - 10:49am
April 17, 2014
Slick roads, speed result in accidents Thursday morning
The driver of a pickup truck lost control of the vehicle on a small bridge on County Road E crossing the Willow River Thurday morning. The westbound...
April 17, 2014 - 10:11am
February 28, 2014
Update: Bomb threat suspect arrested
A 17-year-old River Falls High School student was arrested this morning, March 3, for allegedly calling in a bomb threat that forced the...
February 28, 2014 - 2:11pm