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Lake City man charged in shooting death of girlfriend
UPDATE: Advance America robbed at gunpoint; police release suspect photos
Body of Colfax man discovered Sunday in submerged car
Pepin man, toddler die when trench collapses; DOT begins process to provide ID cards for November election; 11 more state news items
UPDATED: State's delegation, Senators skeptical of Obama's anti-terror plan; how to get $40 for that old 'frig; more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Somerset football faces Osceola Friday in 2014 conference opener
New Richmond, Somerset football teams improve to 2-0 in MBC with one-sided wins
New Richmond, Somerset, St. Croix Central football teams all record wins
Marathon Man: Johnston completes 150th marathon
New Richmond football looks for redemption after 45-10 loss
Cowgirls take over SomerStar Ranch
Kickstands up at 11:11
What about the other 363 days?
Kicking off National Assisted Living Week
Being part of the community
arts and entertainment
Arnold Geister, 76
Larry Parfitt, 75
Larry Parfitt, 75
Bennie J. King, 79
Eleanor M. Brown, 92
Invitation to Bidders - Project 13-040 Croft Place Apartments
Ordinance #468 - City of New Richmond
Village of Star Prairie Board Proceedings - August 6, 2014
Town of Somerset, Vil of Somerset & Somerset Fire/Rescue Joint Meeting 7/23/14
WITC Site Review for Nursing-Assoc. Degree program
Telling my own story
Our View: Fire contract needs to be reworked
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 11, 2014
Our View: City department tour is a valuable tool
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 4, 2014
March 29, 2013
Book Report: This, not your PBS version of London
"I wander thro' each charter'd street Near where the charter'd Thames does flow, And mark in every face I meet Marks of weakness, marks of woe/ In every cry of every Man In every Infant's cry of fear, In every voice, in every ban, The mind-forged manacles I hear. How the Chimney-sweeper's...
March 29, 2013 - 10:56am
March 22, 2013
Local glassblowers have permanent fixture at MOWA
Douglas and Renée Sigwarth of Troy Township, were awarded the unique distinction of creating a permanent blown glass installation for the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in West Bend. The installation consists of 180 blown glass spheres arranged into three 18-foot structures suspended...
March 22, 2013 - 3:14pm
Book Report: Indiana, no, make that Wisconsin Jones
When I was a kid in a small Wisconsin grade school, one of my favorite subjects was Wisconsin history, taught to me by my sixth-grade teacher, Mrs. Lily Reich. One of our texts was a book called "Men Who Made Wisconsin" or something like that. The book contained brief profiles of...
columns / life
March 22, 2013 - 12:33pm
Oratorio Society at Bethel Highlands March 24
The Phipps Oratorio Society Chorus and Orchestra will perform Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré, Cantata 56 by J. S. Bach, and "Gloria"...
March 22, 2013 - 9:10am
March 16, 2013
Twin Cities authors bring Ireland to Roberts
The Hazel Mackin Community Library was decorated in bright green Shamrocks, for an event that brought a little taste of Ireland to Roberts. Author...
arts and entertainment / life
March 16, 2013 - 11:03am
March 15, 2013
SHS celebrates third annual Polar Daze
Somerset High School's third annual Polar Daze assembly was Friday, March 8. The Polar Daze celebration featured a talent show, with performances...
arts and entertainment / education / life
March 15, 2013 - 12:33pm
March 14, 2013
Book Report: Glowing endorsements for new poet
River Falls poet Thomas R. Smith writes that Kristin Laurel's new book of poetry will "burn itself on your memory." Minnesota poet Deborah Keenan writes that Laurel's work is "the start of a remarkable career." Endorsements from Smith and Keenan are good enough for me, so I plowed...
columns / life
March 14, 2013 - 9:45am
March 13, 2013
Concert features premiere of commissioned piece
UW-River Falls will host Composer Fang Man for a three-day residency on March 19-21. The residency will conclude with a concert on Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m.
March 13, 2013 - 3:31pm
March 8, 2013
Book Report: Area author's round two a success
Not long ago I raved about a first novel written by a neighbor down the road in Lake Elmo, Minn.
March 8, 2013 - 12:18pm
March 7, 2013
Phipps dance showcase starts March 15
The Phipps Dance Company is preparing for their eighth annual performances on Friday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 16, at 2 p.m....
March 7, 2013 - 3:30pm
March 1, 2013
Middle school to present 'Joseph'
St. Croix Central Middle School's upcoming performance will be a full performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's "Joseph and the Amazing...
arts and entertainment / education
March 1, 2013 - 4:06pm
Photography club meets March 6 in Hudson
The Western Wisconsin Photography Club will meet on Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m., in the River Room at The Phipps Center for the Arts. As a follow up to a special meeting on judging photographs, attendees will break into small groups to discuss a set of supplied images. The focus of...
March 1, 2013 - 10:49am
February 28, 2013
Book Report: Son carries on, expands war narrative
As the River Falls Reads program winds down and folks who have read and enjoyed Michael Shaara's Pulitzer-Prize winning novel about the Battle of Gettysburg, "The Killer Angels," are looking for new reading material, I'm happy to report that although Shaara died in 1988, his family...
February 28, 2013 - 12:09pm
February 25, 2013
Book Report: The dirt: Even Puritans didn't always come clean
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 17th century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about that fabled place. My interest lies in artistic recreations of a time long past, creations like Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," Arthur Miller's...
columns / life
February 25, 2013 - 3:12pm
February 21, 2013
Book Report: Court documents reveal historical truths
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about that fabled place. My interest lies in artistic recreations of a time long past, creations like Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," Arthur...
columns / life
February 21, 2013 - 9:44am