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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
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Walter Bice, 74
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
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
June 30, 2008
Great Lakes water protection agreement advances
The proposed Great Lakes water protection agreement keeps moving forward. Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland signed it Friday. Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm says she'll sign the agreement, after her Legislature passed it last week as part of a water use package. Wisconsin lawmakers...
June 30, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Maintenance costs pile up
A local contractor estimates it would cost $255,000 to repair water damage to the foundation, windows and walls of St. Croix County's Health and Human Services building in New Richmond. "On this building, delayed maintenance -- or no maintenance -- has come back to roost," Facilities...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Water rate hike proposed by city
Water could be more expensive in New Richmond come July 1. The New Richmond Municipal Water Utility has filed for a rate increase with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. If approved, the rate adjustment calls for a two-stage bump upward. The first step would be a 23 percent...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am