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You might harvest more than flowers and vegetables by working outside in your garden. Research shows that other benefits come from nurturing plants in your backyard, or a school or community garden.
On April 20th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary March 2016 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 32 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents. St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 4.9%. For comparison, St.
A series of seminars will be held in St. Croix County on Thursday, May 26, to provide information about RBF, Inc., as well as the UW River Falls Small Business Development Center and the Center for Innovation and Business Development. Levi Wagner will be presenting RBF information at a series of seminars held by the St. Croix County Economic Development Corporation May 26. The seminars are being held at four locations throughout the county.
Scott J. Nelson, 50, announced he is a Democrat candidate for State Assembly District 30. Nelson is a 26-plus year resident of Hudson and a lifelong resident of Wisconsin having grown up in Stoughton. Nelson, who was just re-elected to the St. Croix County Board in a contested election, resides in the Town of Hudson with his wife, Ericka.
Attorney general wants employers to test for Rx drugs WAUKESHA -- Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel wants to get employers to test workers for certain prescription drugs. It's part of an effort to curb the use and abuse of prescription painkillers, according to the attorney general. Speaking in Waukesha, he said prescriptions should be added to tests by companies for illegal drugs, saying some are more dangerous than drugs like marijuana. --
Court throws out conviction of gun-toting man near Somerset school WAUSAU -- A state appeals court has thrown out a loitering ticket against a man walking near a school in St. Croix County while carrying a rifle and a handgun.
The east sidewalk along Knowles Avenue was blocked for much of the morning in New Richmond as J&S General Contracting of Osceola was completing work for Champs in extending a new sprinkler line from the water main into the old Greaton Jewelers building to accommodate the business's planned expansion in that space. (Raymond T. Rivard photo)
A search warrant executed last week in rural St. Croix County yielded no arrests, according to authorities. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said the warrant, served...
On Sunday, May 15, at 12:48 a.m., the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a male subject had been shot at a residence in the 2000 block...
On May 4 around 80 Somerset Middle School students walked, biked and rolled to school for the county-wide Bike/Walk to School Day. All participating students received light-up reflectors. Several helmets...