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River States Truck and Trailer named to the Deloitte Wisconsin 75
Polk County woman killed, St. Croix County teen injured in crash
Wisconsin roundup: Packers fans ponder future after Rodgers injury; lawmaker takes aim at roadmaps; more state news stories
Village of Star Prairie receives no bids for hail damage repair work
2017 SCC Homecoming
crime and courts
WIAA soccer: New Richmond boys are top seed, Somerset to open at home
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
SCC football will start playoffs at home, New Richmond will start on the road
Friday football: Osceola edges New Richmond in wild finish; SCC tops Somerset
Tiger youth teams qualify for state
2017 SCC Homecoming
SHS invites community members to become mentors
Fifth annual conservation day collects record milkweed seed
Local firefighters train at new CVTC facility
NRMS September Students of the Month announced
CVTC clinic offers free dental care for veterans
Crowning Achievements pageant is Nov. 4
Mosaic workshop with Riana de Raad Oct. 21-22 at The Phipps
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
New Friday Library concept revealed
arts and entertainment
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 10/2/17 Special Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF SOMERSET: Oct. 4, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF STAR PRAIRIE: Intent to Award Contract - Town Hall Roof Repair
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 10/26/17 Public Hearing -Dove permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 11/16/17 Public Hearing- Future Land Use Plan Amendments
Richard E. "Dick" Junkans
Esther Scott Wentz
Rozella T. (Starzl) Davidson
Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen
Marlin R. Warner
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: The Second Amendment is archaic
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Panther Pause: SCC MS is roaring and off to a great start
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October 3, 2017
Wisconsin Roundup: Republicans Seek Cutbacks Of State Air, Water Protections; and more state news
MADISON — Republican lawmakers want Wisconsin to reduce its protections for wetlands and air quality to what the federal government requires....
October 3, 2017 - 9:20am
July 25, 2017
Counties face limits to livestock oversight
In recent years, Wisconsin lawmakers have eased regulation on the largest animal feeding operations in the state. Recently proposed changes to...
July 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
July 14, 2017
Groundwater concerns floated as Wisconsin well regulations reduced
Owners of wells that pump more than 100,000 gallons of water a day are no longer subject to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources review...
July 14, 2017 - 8:00am
May 5, 2017
Mallalieu supporters hope lake doesn't get forgotten in dam effort
NORTH HUDSON — There's something bittersweet to Jim Thomas about the memories of children who caught their first fish in Lake Mallalieu....
May 5, 2017 - 6:12am
April 18, 2013
Star Prairie denies fluoridation system
Star Prairie residents need not worry about a change in their water.
April 18, 2013 - 8:19am
October 27, 2009
Scarcity of water concerns beer-makers
A scarcity of water is raising concerns for the makers of small craft beers in the Upper Midwest. Those brewers are attending a two-day conference in Milwaukee which began yesterday. State Commerce Secretary Richard Leinenkugel says the price of water will keep going up as supplies...
October 27, 2009 - 9:00am
October 5, 2009
Water usage down in state
Wisconsinites are using less water. The state Public Service Commission said the average residential water customer used 56,000 gallons last year - down from 60,000 gallons in 2004. PSC chairman Eric Callisto said its shows that water conservation efforts are gaining momentum. Plover...
October 5, 2009 - 9:00am
May 1, 2009
Emerald residents deal with water issues
In a continuing effort to encourage more regular testing of well water in St. Croix County, the Land and Water Conservation Office has been working with Town of Emerald residents over the past few months. A total of 39 residents volunteered to have their well water tested in the...
May 1, 2009 - 6:54am
April 3, 2009
Somerset Drinking Water
Village of Somerset Notice of 2008 Drinking Water Quality Report The 2008 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the Village of Somerset Waterworks is available at the Somerset Village Hall at 110 Spring Street. This report is mandated by the USEPA and reports the results of water...
April 3, 2009 - 3:00pm
January 23, 2009
Developers test waters for buying county land
First a willing seller and no buyer. Then a potential buyer and no willing seller. Two years ago, despite extensive advertising, St. Croix County got no bids on an 18-acre parcel cut off from other "county farm" property by Highway 64 construction. Last week a real estate agent and...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Disagreement with Feds may close Wisconsin ports to shipping
A disagreement between Wisconsin and the federal government over how to regulate ballast water has left Great Lakes ship owners facing possible...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Star Prairie studies costs for second water main
The Village of Star Prairie will continue to work on plans to add a second river crossing for its water system. The Village Board was recently informed that its current water main, which is attached to the County Road M bridge, could be in danger of failure due to a support problem. One...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Star Prairie's water main may not be an easy fix
The water main for the west side of the Village of Star Prairie has been suspended under the County Road M bridge for years. It's been a good...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Wisconsin wins battle with EPA over ballast water
Wisconsin won a legal battle against the federal EPA Wednesday over invasive species. A federal appeals court in San Francisco said the EPA exceeded its authority when it said the release of ballast water from ocean-going ships did not violate the Clean Water Act. Those releases...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
'Know before you go' on recreational waters
Great weather? Check. Swimsuit packed? Check. Lake/river safe? Huh? It's rare, but due to June flooding, experts recommend extra care this year when heading to the rivers and lakes for that weekend getaway. Water currents can be deceptively strong and there's a lot of debris in...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am