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Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
Fender bender on South Knowles
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
New Richmond girls tennis wins MBC; New Richmond girls golf reaches sectional
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
New Richmond football rolls, Somerset wins squeaker, Central gets knocked off
New Richmond football players learn about tackling cancer
New Richmond football puts it all together against St. Croix Central
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
VIDEO: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
Remembering the past: Heritage Weekend starts tonight
New playground open to everyone
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
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Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
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May 26, 2010
Stillwater bridge jumper is helped ashore
Law enforcement responded to a call at the Stillwater bridge for a man who had jumped into the river. The call came into dispatch at around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. Reports indicated that another person jumped into the river to save the jumper. A private boat operator also was on scene...
May 26, 2010 - 4:32pm
September 15, 2009
Sierra Club tries again to stop Stillwater bridge construction
The Sierra Club is trying for a second time to stop a new four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River between Houlton, Wis., and Stillwater, Minn. At a federal court hearing Monday, the group said the current plan is similar to one the National Park Service rejected 13 years ago -...
September 15, 2009 - 9:00am
July 10, 2009
Stillwater bridge meetings set
The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation will hold two informational meetings to update the public on the St. Croix River Crossing project. Both meetings will follow the same format with an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Staff members from Mn/DOT and WisDOT and...
July 10, 2009 - 9:54am
April 24, 2009
Minnesota, Wisconsin lawmakers spar over truck restrictions
No one is closing, or even planning restrictions on, the Stillwater Lift Bridge.
April 24, 2009 - 7:16am
April 17, 2009
Potential lift-bridge closure alarms Wisconsin leaders
Want to get Wisconsin officials' attention? Threaten to close down the Stillwater Lift Bridge. A provision in a Minnesota Senate bill prompted western Wisconsin legislator Kitty Rhoades, St. Joseph Township chair Theresa Johnson and three Wisconsin business representatives to attend...
April 17, 2009 - 6:52am
January 16, 2009
Lift bridge lovers could be seeing green
Nobrac Olive. Ironhide Green No. 38. Superior Graphite No.10743. Minnesota Department of Transportation officials knew the names, identification...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Deputies seek Stillwater Township burglary suspect
Washington County deputies are seeking a man they suspect of burglary at a Stillwater Township home earlier this month. Surveillance cameras...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Public invited to learn about plans for Stillwater Lift Bridge
The public will get a chance to learn about plans for the Stillwater Lift Bridge during an open house meeting Thursday at the Stillwater (Minn.) Junior High School. Representatives from both the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation will be on hand to discuss the...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Stillwater grad pleads guilty to Madison murder
A 2006 Stillwater (Minn.) Area High School graduate, who moved to Madison to attend college, has admitted to murdering a Madison man in his home....
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Stillwater Lift Bridge now open for traffic, with restrictions
The Stillwater Lift Bridge opened to traffic at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2. The historic lift bridge between Stillwater and Houlton, Wis., was struck by a lumber delivery truck heading westbound into Minnesota in mid-July. The damage caused by the truck required...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Truck driver who struck lift bridge cited for incident
The St. Croix County Sheriff's Department has issued a citation to the driver of a truck that struck the Stillwater Lift Bridge on July 7. Elwyn Juenke, 70, received a $168.60 ticket for inattentive driving for driving a truck carrying a boom that exceeded the bridge's posted height...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Truck driver cited for Stillwater Bridge incident
A truck driver who put the Stillwater Lift Bridge out of commission has been ticketed by Wisconsin authorities for inattentive driving. St. Croix County Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said Wednesday that Elwyn Juenke, 70, Farmington, Minn., was cited for the July 7 incident. The boom...
July 17, 2008 - 9:00am
July 11, 2008
Stillwater bridge to close for repairs
An emergency contract to repair damage to steel members on the Stillwater lift bridge is being prepared by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and repairs are scheduled to begin next week. The bridge will close to traffic 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, beginning at 9 a.m....
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 7, 2008
Stillwater bridge truck traffic may be banned for a month
The Stillwater Lift Bridge will likely remain closed to heavy truck traffic for the next month following a Monday afternoon mishap in which a semi-trailer carrying a boom hit a series of overhead braces and became stuck. "For now, the bridge is open only to cars and pickups only...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Group asks Wisconsin to step up action on Stillwater Bridge
The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently informed a legislative oversight committee that it plans to move the Stillwater Bridge Project higher on the priority list. Now a pro-bridge advocacy group says Wisconsin should do the same. On June 14, MnDOT officials reported...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am