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UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
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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Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
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
August 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Another soaking in store for western Wisconsin; opposition emerges to Walker road funding; eight more state news stories
Flash flood watches are in effect for much of the western half of Wisconsin through early Friday, and some places could get up to five inches of rain -- on top of several inches that already fell on parts of St. Croix County. The National Weather Service says a moist airmass will...
August 11, 2016 - 9:14am
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
April 24, 2016
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
April 19, 2016
Tuesday Wisconsin News Roundup: Some Wisconsin Trump delegates don't support him
Six Wisconsin delegates to the Republican National Convention must vote for Donald Trump, but at least some won't like it.
April 19, 2016 - 1:13pm
March 22, 2016
Tuesday Wisconsin News Roundup: State predicts largest presidential primary turnout since 1980
A 40% voter turnout is predicted in Wisconsin two weeks from today, the largest for a presidential primary in 36 years.
March 22, 2016 - 10:53am
March 18, 2016
Friday Wisconsin News Roundup; Flood waters remain problematic
Flood waters have receded in some parts of Wisconsin, but at least eight rivers in the Badger State continue to have flood warnings in the wake of heavy rains and melting snow.
March 18, 2016 - 8:54am
February 3, 2016
Storm brought more than a foot of snow, crashes aplenty
More than a foot of snow fell Tuesday in parts of western Wisconsin during a storm that led to treacherous driving for many motorists. According to the National Weather Service, Clear Lake in northern St. Croix County received 13 inches of snow as of 8:42 a.m. Wednesday. About 9 inches...
February 3, 2016 - 12:05pm
January 14, 2016
Woman found after sub-zero search
A missing woman turned up in a St. Croix County resident’s yard Sunday, just as authorities were ramping up a search for her. The woman, a 23-year-old from Amery, was found in a yard on County Road P in the town of Forest. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Scott Knudson...
January 14, 2016 - 9:05am
January 12, 2016
Board rescinds expansion of transitory public records; cold snap blamed for at least one death; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A state board has unanimously reversed a decision from last August to let more public records be destroyed if they have temporary significance. That's after the Wisconsin State Journal and critics said the "transitory records" policy was used to deny access to text messages...
January 12, 2016 - 8:54am
January 8, 2016
First snowfall keeps local crews busy
Though it wasn’t nearly as severe as the prognosticators said it would be, the storm that hit the St. Croix Valley just after Christmas was...
January 8, 2016 - 9:06am
December 30, 2015
State park entry fees will see steep hike Jan. 1; 'Campus Carry' passage unlikely, says Speaker; 13 more news stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- It's going to cost more to get into Wisconsin state parks in the new year. State budget provisions raising park admission by 12 percent and trail fees by nearly 15 percent go into effect on Jan. 1. Wisconsin residents will have to pay $28 for an annual park pass, up from...
December 30, 2015 - 9:17am
Somerset woman reports being injured by lightning at government center
A Somerset woman says she suffered an electrical shock from lightning at the St. Croix County Government Center in Hudson Dec. 16. Lisa Stambaugh, 43, was on her way into the government center holding an umbrella for protection against the mix of rain and sleet that was falling when...
December 30, 2015 - 8:57am
December 29, 2015
Snow piles up in St. Croix, Pierce counties; more to come today
Pierce and St. Croix counties were spared the brunt of a snowstorm that dropped more than a foot of accumulation elsewhere in Wisconsin. As of 7 a.m., River Falls – which rests in both St. Croix and Pierce counties – had received 4.5 inches of snow, according to the National Weather...
December 29, 2015 - 8:35am
December 28, 2015
UPDATED: Couple, two men rescue threesome from icy Apple River backwater; baby resuscitated
AMERY -- Three passersby are being heralded as heroes in the rescue and resuscitation of a five-month-old baby boy and the saving of the mother...
December 28, 2015 - 2:24pm
Season's first big snowstorm on the way; Two men die after falling through ice; Nine more state news stories
Winter storm warnings are posted in all of Wisconsin as most of the state braces for its first major snow of the season. Two to 10 inches are in the forecast with the highest totals expected in western and central areas from mid-day today (Monday) through tomorrow afternoon. The National...
December 28, 2015 - 9:12am