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With the hours of daylight beginning to dwindle this time of year, drivers will need to use their headlights frequently to see traffic and road conditions as well as be seen by other drivers. According to state law, you must use headlights during hours of darkness, which is defined in statute as “the period of time from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise and all other times when there is not sufficient natural light to render clearly visible any person or vehicle upon a highway at a distance of 500 feet.”
The number of credit card skimming devices that have been discovered at gas stations by law enforcement has been increasing in recent weeks and Attorney General Brad Schimel, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) want consumers to take heed.
Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate
A moderated, videotaped candidate forum that will feature candidates for the 29th Assembly District and St. Croix County District Attorney seats will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in the council chambers of the New Richmond Civic Center, 156 East First St. The event is being sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary to the New Richmond/St. Croix County Memorial Post #10818. Candidates for the 29th Assembly District are Democrat Scottie Ard and Republican Rob Stafsholt. Facing off for district attorney will be Democrat Sarah Yacoub and Republican Michael Nieskes.
The St. Croix Valley Orchestra is a place where musicians from the upper St. Croix Valley enjoy playing together and performing. Musicians from Cambridge to Forest Lake in Minnesota and from New Richmond to Grantsburg in Wisconsin rehearse on Monday nights in St. Croix Falls and perform concerts in winter, spring and early summer. There are openings for percussion, bassoon, oboe, French horn, violin, viola, cello and double bass players.
Two flooding-related deaths reported
Heavy rain brings mudslides, floods
Flash flood warnings Wisconsin was hit with another round of heavy thunderstorms overnight, with more forecast for Wednesday.
An incident at the train track crossing of South Knowles Avenue in the City of New Richmond Monday evening, Sept. 19, resulted in damage to a vehicle, but no injuries...
Troopers say driver of wrecked semi was drunk