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December 31, 2013
Senate puts brakes on 70 mph speed limit; Fitzgerald blocks bill to allow online voter registration; More state news
December 31, 2013 - 9:53am
December 30, 2013
School board discusses goals, Community Commons
December 30, 2013 - 9:35am
Kindergartners Alexis Carlson (left) and Cooper Parnell from Mrs. Bergeson’s class displayed red noses and antlers like Rudolph’s during their Christmas program rehearsal, which began with a charming dance number featuring The Chimes of Dunkirk. Students went about their day as normally as possible after a student was threatened and all public schools were on lockdown Thursday, Dec. 19. (Photo by Sarah Young)
The show will go on
December 30, 2013 - 9:34am
Three St. Croix Central Elementary students won contests at the school to name a new exercise path and the two new computer labs that opened in November. Kindergartner Taylor Browning (left) named one of the new labs “The Knowledge Nook.” . Second-grader Sophie Franklin (middle) named a new paver stone exercise path on the playground “Energy Path” because exercising gives kids energy, she said. Third-grader Madison Morgan (right) named the other computer lab “The Techno-Lodge.” (Photo by Sarah Young)
It’s all in the name
December 30, 2013 - 9:32am
It’s been cold, but this morning it’s colder; Eau Claire runaway involved in multi-state chase; New law allows bike-powered bar hopping; more state news
December 30, 2013 - 9:32am
Starr Elementary first-graders raise their hands in the air while singing one of their many holiday songs during the school’s “Holiday ABC’s” concert on Thursday, Dec. 19, in the Starr Elementary gym. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Elementary students put on holiday shows
December 30, 2013 - 9:32am
Front row (from left): Cassidy Simmons, McKenzie Richter, Ayla Granberg, Curtis Moss and Joey Wakeen. Back row (from  left): Aaron Gary, Jonah Tczap, Trevor Nelson, Gunnar Olson and Drew Luedke. (Submitted photo)
Students show respect, get respect
December 30, 2013 - 9:28am
Kaydence Hayden, 4, of Somerset, told Santa Claus during his stop at the Somerset Youth Civic Center (Archie Montpetit Memorial Ice Arena) Dec. 18 that she wanted Rapunzel and a Barbie. Kids and adults were invited to skate for free while Santa was there. A spaghetti dinner was offered to raise money for Somerset Youth Hockey. (Photo by Sarah Young)
St. Nick swoops into Somerset
December 30, 2013 - 9:25am
Tiger Crew members Cole Birch (left) and Honor Davis pose while wearing their orange Tiger Crew T-shirts and holding one of the water-bottles every new student gets when they start school at the New Richmond Middle School. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Tiger Crew makes newcomers feel welcome
December 30, 2013 - 9:22am
Shepherds and angels were on hand for the St. Anne Christmas program “Jesus, Light of the World,” Thursday, Dec. 19. Pictured (from left): Vincent Grambart, Joey Feldkamp, Tori Creighton, Dominic Arrowood and Jake Schmitt. (Photo by Sarah Young)
St. Anne’s program impresses crowd
December 30, 2013 - 9:18am
Brianna Rolling (left) and Robyn Pfeifer focus on choral director Michelle Schmitt’s cues as they sing Innkeeper at the St. Croix Central Middle School eighth grade choral concert Dec. 17. (Photo by Sarah Young)
A Noel night of holiday music
December 30, 2013 - 9:14am
Betty Dull, of El Paso, tends to mules Jack and Jill as Santa, Mrs. Claus and their Trusty Elf pull up in a wagon in front of the Sidetrack Saloon in Roberts at the annual Christmas on Main event on Dec. 21. Bar owner Tricia Dull said the event has been a tradition for at least 10 years. The wagon took people on tours of Roberts’ Christmas lights. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Santa arrives by mule-drawn wagon in Roberts
December 30, 2013 - 9:08am
December 27, 2013
AG dislikes lawmaker tinkering with new DNA collection law; thieves net workers' personal data; more state news
December 27, 2013 - 8:43am
December 26, 2013
The Dennis Family, at 1914 W. Seventh St., in New Richmond, took home first place in the Kiwanis Club’s Christmas Lighting Contest as decided by a panel of judges after seeing as many houses as possible on Wednesday, Dec. 18. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Kiwanis Club selects winner of the best lighting display contest
December 26, 2013 - 9:24am
Battle lines already forming over Walker's rumored income tax cuts; Trempealeau marathoner joins elite club; more state briefs
December 26, 2013 - 9:23am