Hannah Black is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism interested in the intersection of politics and the everyday lives of citizens. Outside of reporting, she enjoys running, going to museums and concerts, and trying new coffee shops and breweries. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her dog, Wendell.
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County Board postpones passage of "Just Fix It" resolution A resolution urging Gov. Scott Walker to provide more funding for transportation maintenance statewide was denied a vote during the St. Croix County Board's Sept. 4 meeting. The resolution was part of the "Just Fix It" campaign run by the Madison-based Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin. In recent years, the campaign has pushed the state of Wisconsin to improve the quality of its roads.
Park, camping fee changes proposed St. Croix County's Community Development Committee meeting held Wednesday, July 25, included discussion of changes in the county fee schedule. Main changes to the plan included slight hikes in park and camping fees, which were raised to match state-level fees: • Daily park pass: $10 (up from $8) • Annual park pass: $30 (up from $28) • Camping (electric): $25 (up from $20) • Camping (non-electric): $20 (up from $15)
The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, along with leadership from 12 county police departments, came out against putting a non-binding cannabis referendum on this fall’s general election ballot.
The St. Croix County Board of Supervisors will decide in August whether to add a referendum legalizing marijuana to the Nov. 6 ballot. The St. Croix County Administration Committee on Monday, June 18, voted 4-1 to send a three-part referendum on marijuana legalization to the Board of Supervisors to vote on at its Aug. 7 meeting. After some debate, committee members decided on the following language for the potential referendum, which uses recommended language from the non-profit Wisconsin Justice Initiative: