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Boyd, Olson nominated for scholarships
Village Board struggles with vacating streets issue
Lunda, Ames get contract to build Stillwater bridge; Arctic air rolls in state; 12 more state news stories
Mystery Reader program puts the mystery into reading
Hillside students give back by collecting food for annual food drive
crime and courts
New Richmond boys start MBC basketball season with win at Osceola
Western Wisconsin Stars win twice in Black River Falls tournament
Somerset skaters open season with three convincing wins
Two competitive periods not enough for New Richmond boys hockey team
High school wrestling seasons begin this Thursday
She ran anyway, and continues to run for veterans
Sno-Sports wishes for a snowy season
T.H.U.G. Life helps homeless teens start anew
Local author to read from his new Christmas kids book
Former Nike launcher crewmen search for comrades
arts and entertainment
Frank Springer, 77
James L. Reding, 62
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Kerri Renee Kahl, 45
Glen Stensvold, 87
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Request for Bids - Financial Software Management - Somerset School District
Town of Forest Zoning Ordinance & Zoning Map Public Hearing Notice
Shoreland Overly Districts Public Hearing Notice
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July 9, 2013
Armed guards at taconite site rile local lawmakers; Judge puts state's latest abortion restriction on hold; Farm Tech opens near Barron, more state briefs
ASHLAND -- Two Wisconsin lawmakers have asked the president of Gogebic Taconite to remove armed security guards from the company’s proposed mining site in Ashland and Iron counties. Bob Seitz, Gogebic Taconite spokesman, told the News Tribune that the company began employing private...
news / region
July 9, 2013 - 9:16am
July 8, 2013
Future of non-profit Wisc-Net in question; weekend fire closes Milwaukee courthouse; sandhill cranes in farmers' crosshairs, more state news
MADISON -- The future of a non-profit Internet provider for Wisconsin schools was to be discussed at a legislative hearing Monday afternoon. For years, Wisc-Net has provided low-cost Web service to the UW System, public schools, and public libraries. Republicans said the arrangement...
news / region
July 8, 2013 - 9:43am
June 27, 2013
State of emergency declared for St. Croix; Mudslide dumps truckloads of soil on Eau Claire highway; Lightning strikes boy on motorcycle; more state news
Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency Wednesday in St. Croix and six other counties hardest hit by torrential rains and floods over the past week. The seven counties are St. Croix, Grant, Crawford, Vernon, Richland, Iowa and Ashland. Walker toured Boscobel in Grant...
news / government
June 27, 2013 - 10:05am
June 23, 2013
Early morning winds, rain cause damage around New Richmond
Heavy rains and high winds blew through the New Richmond area on Friday morning, June 21. The most significant report of damage came from New Richmond High School, where relatively new bleachers at the varsity baseball field were picked up by the high winds and driven into the...
news / region
June 23, 2013 - 11:22am
June 20, 2013
Hail, wind cause damage
Monday, June 17, was another day when Mother Nature was not kind to the farmer. A narrow-pathed storm moved through the northern side of St. Croix County creating substantial damage to the corn and alfalfa crops in its path. The storm's path began around County Roads T and H and extended...
news / region
June 20, 2013 - 3:30pm
June 17, 2013
Northern St. Croix County hammered by hail, rain
The warning sirens blew in New Richmond, but storm clouds stayed to the north and east Monday afternoon around 2 p.m. Local farmer Jeff Croes...
June 17, 2013 - 3:02pm
Thunderstorms predicted for today; 700 state Guard members will lose 11 days of pay; Proposed budget goes to full Legislature; More state news
More showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Wisconsin today as another cold front pushes through. Much of the state was dry for Father's Day, but parts of far northern Wisconsin have been hit with storms for two days in a row. Small hail was reported early last evening...
news / government
June 17, 2013 - 9:05am
May 2, 2013
More snow expected in some areas; UW reserves could hit $1.2 billion; Search goes on for kayakers missing in Eau Claire; more state news
Forecasters now say up to 18-inches of snow could fall by tonight in parts of northwest Wisconsin. Ellsworth already had 14 inches by early this morning, close to 11-inches fell near Hayward and nine inches at River Falls. Ashland had almost eight inches of snow this morning after...
May 2, 2013 - 12:13pm
SECOND UPDATE: Storm takes out power across area
An unprecedented wet, heavy May snowfall that continues to blanket western Wisconsin cut off power to thousands of homes and closed schools and some roads due to utility wires being downed by broken trees and branches. Municipal workers in Ellsworth said the village had 16 inches...
news / accidents
May 2, 2013 - 9:16am
April 24, 2013
Company asks for injunction to stop work on Stillwater bridge; Report: Voucher-school students trail public school students; more state briefs
A Minnesota construction company is asking a federal judge to grant an injunction to stop work on the new St. Croix River bridge project. CS McCrossan Construction says its bid was illegally rejected by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Last February that company was named...
news / education
April 24, 2013 - 8:56am
April 19, 2013
Over 14 inches of snow falls in some places; Utility overbills school district by $310,000; more briefs
The forecast was only for 3-6 inches, but up to 14.5 inches of new snow fell in parts of northwest Wisconsin by early today. The region could get up to another foot by the time the storm clears out later today. Hawthorn, near Superior in Douglas County, had the largest snow total...
April 19, 2013 - 8:51am
Crash Thursday on I-94 near Hwy. 95 claims life of Houlton teen
A teenager from Houlton teenager was killed during a snowstorm Thursday, April 18th after he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt while westbound on I-94 near Stagecoach Trail near Hwy. 95. The car crossed the median and struck the trailer of an eastbound semi- unit. The Minnesota...
news / accidents
April 19, 2013 - 8:10am
April 15, 2013
Northern reaches straffed by another dose of winter; thousands scramble to make Tax Day deadline; man held in fatal house fire, more state news
Just over six-thousand electric customers in Wisconsin were without power early Monday morning after another round of snow and freezing rain hit the Badger State. The Wisconsin Public Service utility reported 3,800 customers out at 4 a.m. in the Minocqua area. We Energies had 1,900...
news / politics / business
April 15, 2013 - 9:14am
April 12, 2013
Lawmakers mull criminalizing resale of food stamps; new Walker-driven protest rules termed 'totalitarian'; permit OK'd for 5,300-cow farm, more state news
MADISON -- A bill that would make it illegal to sell a person's food-stamp benefits was endorsed Thursday by a state Assembly committee - and it's up for a vote Friday by a Senate panel. Assembly Republican Samantha Kerkman of Powers Lake is the bill's main sponsor.
news / politics / family
April 12, 2013 - 8:45am
April 11, 2013
Utilities still toil to undo storm-related outtages; Ryan favors some facets of Obama budget; researcher charged with formula theft, more state news
Wisconsin utilities made a lot of progress Wednesday in restoring electricity but about 8,500 customers were still in the dark this morning, after a second day of heavy rains, sleet, ice and light snow. Places with freezing rain are being hit the hardest. Wisconsin Power-and-Light...
news / politics / outdoors
April 11, 2013 - 10:39am