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Dancing Dragonfly Winery, the Twin Cities newest destination winery, is now open for business near St. Croix Falls, Wis. "We have focused on a being a winery that is proud of our Midwestern roots. Dancing Dragonfly Winery is working hard to make the very best wines of the St. Croix River Valley. Our opening is the culmination of a four-year effort." says owner Bill Bluhm. "We plan on making all our own wine, and have invested heavily in our vineyard and production facilities. We currently have a 15-acre vineyard and will be planting additional vines in the years to come.
The New Richmond Veterans of Foreign Wars #10818 and the American Legion Post #80 conducted Memorial Day services on Monday, May 27. As showers threatened, a good crowd gathered at Immaculate Conception Church cemetery at 9 a.m.
It was a cloudy and cool Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, but a good crowd was on hand in Somerset for various ceremonies across the community. The morning started out with a breakfast for members of American Legion Post 111 and the Auxiliary, and then a ceremony at St. Anne's Church.
Tracy Green became visibly agitated when talk of the possible closing of St. Croix Industries filled the room. A 28-year-old woman with developmental disabilities, Green has been an employee at St. Croix Industries for seven years. Her job entails everything from stuffing envelopes to assembling products for local businesses to placing labels on mailers. More than the work, however, her regular shifts at the county-operated occupational training facility are a chance for Green to interact with others and enhance her self worth. It's no wonder that a recommendation from the St.
To the Editor: As a family member of a disabled adult, I must speak to the issues facing our County Board and St. Croix Industries. Life can change in an instant for anyone. Due to a traumatic brain injury induced by a cardiac arrest, my brother was left permanently disabled due to short-term memory loss. Since family were scattered across three states, the church and the community stepped up and helped fill the gap at first ...
Each year the St. Croix River Association presents the Watershed Stewardship Award to an individual, business, organization or community for having made a significant contribution to stewardship of the St. Croix River. Recipients of the award have shown to support good stewardship of the natural resources of the St. Croix River, demonstrate measurable results, and demonstrate work that is clearly above and beyond the normal responsibility of their charges. The 2013 recipients of the St.
MADISON -- Wisconsin taxpayers would help employers pay back a large debt in the state's unemployment benefit fund, under a budget measure endorsed Wednesday. The Joint Finance Committee endorsed $26 million in general taxes - plus increases for employers and new limits on benefits - to help cover a $475 million debt to the federal government. The feds loaned $1.5 billion to the state to keep jobless benefits flowing during the Great Recession.
Chris and Jenny Peterson were ecstatic to learn they would be welcoming twins into their family in early March. The Star Prairie residents went about their normal business, with Jenny's pregnancy progressing normally. That was until Oct. 19, 2012, when Jenny was rushed to the hospital after one of her amniotic sacs ruptured. She was only 20 weeks pregnant. She spent the weekend in the hospital before being sent home. The next week, at 21 weeks pregnant, Jenny experienced another rupture and was immediately put on bed rest, where she remained for two weeks -- when she ruptured again.
From the Forum News Service North Dakota Court rejects appeal to save Sioux nickname GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- In what may be the final chapter in the fight over the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname, a federal appeals court Wednesday affirmed a lower court's judgment against the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe in its effort to save the nickname. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis upheld the ruling last year by U.S.
Diane Rose isn't normally a nosey person, but when she saw police cars outside a downtown business on Sunday afternoon, she couldn't help but drive by. "I couldn't believe it was A'la Mode," she said. Rose, the manager of A'la Mode Salonspa, 235 S. Knowles Ave., said she stopped to ask officers what was going on when she learned that a deer had smashed through the business' front window. "It looked like a crime scene in here," she said.