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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
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
crime and courts
New Richmond, St. Croix Central football teams win handily, Somerset edged out
2016 Preview: New Richmond football can't live off 2015 successes
2016 Preview: St. Croix Central football made quick adjustment to MBC
2016 Preview: Somerset football faces one of the toughest schedules in the state
2016 Preview: New Richmond golfers start season with an edge in MBC
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
16PR63 In the matter of the estate of Bruce L Johnson
Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Patrick Howard Driscoll, 61
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
July 29, 2016
Star Prairie board approves WisDOT bid for curb and gutter work
At a special meeting of the Star Prairie Village Board last Wednesday evening, trustees voted unanimously to approve a bid by Monarch Paving in the amount $133,511 to replace all of the curb and gutter along Main Street as part of the WisDOT Highway 65 construction project. The bid...
July 29, 2016 - 4:58pm
March 26, 2015
Somerset board tables permit for new Amphitheater driveway
After discussion at its March 17 meeting, the Somerset Village Board voted to table an application for a driveway permit variance from the Somerset Amphitheater. According to Village President Jeff Johnson, the driveway was proposed to be in alignment with the existing driveway...
March 26, 2015 - 3:29pm
March 12, 2015
Star Prairie Village Board approves water bill adjustments to prevent freezing
The Star Prairie Village Board encourages residents to periodically check the temperature of their water to prevent their water service from freezing. To ensure that the temperature is above 35 degrees, run the water for several minutes from the faucet located closest to where the...
March 12, 2015 - 3:30pm
McWilliams promoted to Roberts police chief
Following a closed session at Monday night’s meeting, the Roberts Village Board approved the promotion of Officer in Charge Sgt. Aaron McWilliams to the position of chief. After nearly a year of operating without a chief, McWilliams approached the board and expressed he was ready...
March 12, 2015 - 3:29pm
Hammond village board discusses new site for tractor pull
The Hammond Village Board spent nearly half of its two-hours meeting Monday night discussing a new site for a tractor pull. Trustee Wally Graf, acting on behalf of the Lions Club, presented the club’s findings to the board as the club was seeking site plan approval. He...
March 12, 2015 - 3:22pm
December 11, 2014
Scrappy cuts ties with Village of Roberts
Due to continued pressure from the Village of Roberts to clean up the premises of his Scrappy scrap metal recycling business, which had serviced the recycling hauling needs of the village, Ralph May submitted a resignation of services to the Village Board at its Dec. 9 meeting. “I...
December 11, 2014 - 9:10am
October 16, 2014
Roberts Village Board approves new roof for park building
Park Board member Chuck Pizzi presented two estimates to replace the roof on the park building at the Roberts Village Board meeting Monday night. To replace the roof using asphalt shingles would cost $25,000 while replacing it with steel shingles would cost $44,000. “We’re looking...
October 16, 2014 - 10:24am
January 10, 2014
Village may partner with county to redo County Road J
According to a letter received by Hammond Village Board President Tony Bibeau, the St. Croix County Highway Department plans to redo parts of County Road J and wants to know if the village will take part in the project on the part of the road that runs through Hammond. Village...
January 10, 2014 - 3:19pm
December 24, 2009
Somerset village trustee vacancy filled
At least it wasn't a tie vote again. One of the Village of Somerset trustees was absent at its Dec. 15 meeting, meaning the vote to fill a vacant trustee position shouldn't end in a tie. Two tries at the board's November meeting resulted in ties. Dave Carufel won the seat vacated...
December 24, 2009 - 8:00am
December 18, 2009
Hammond board prepares to go paperless
The Village of Hammond plans to go green in the near future. The board voted 6-1, with Trustee Chris Buckel as the only 'nay' vote, to purchase 12 laptops for all of the village board and planning commission members, with a maximum cost of $8,400 for equipment and ongoing technical...
December 18, 2009 - 8:00am
Homeowner given 60 days to finish project
The discussion about the house on blocks at the corner of Fithian and Ridgeway streets felt a little like deja vu at Monday's Village of Hammond Board meeting. The village has obtained a raze order issued by St. Croix County Circuit Court. The 30 day deadline to permanently place...
December 18, 2009 - 8:00am
Roberts to purchase new mapping system
The December board meeting of the Village of Roberts was preceded by a meet-and-greet with Dan Burgess, the recently hired police chief. During the meeting, Burgess said one of his first tasks he plans to focus on is the department's policy and procedures manual. "It's not anywhere...
December 18, 2009 - 8:00am
December 4, 2009
Hammond budget approved
The Village of Hammond set its 2010 budget at a special board meeting Monday night. The mill rate is set at 7.735 for 2010. That's slightly lower than the 2009 budget mill rate of 7.833. No one was present to speak during the public hearing before the budget's approval.
December 4, 2009 - 8:00am
November 27, 2009
Trustee vacancy remains after tie vote
Maybe the third time will be the charm. At least, that is what the Village of Somerset board members are hoping for at the special meeting on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. After two ballot votes at the Nov. 17 regular board meeting, the board hadn't decided who would fill the trustee seat left...
November 27, 2009 - 8:00am
November 20, 2009
Cat scratch fever infects Roberts board agenda
The monthly board meeting of the Village of Roberts on Monday, Nov. 9, discussed several issues. Much ado about cats Willard Moeri, village president, brought up the subject of problems with cats in the village. Sonia Kubesh, police officer, said the true issue is with a "cat hoarder." "They...
November 20, 2009 - 8:00am