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The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) has released its annual Equalized Value Report. The report shows that Wisconsin’s total statewide equalized property value as of Jan. 1, 2016, was $505 billion, a 3 percent increase over the prior year. Equalized Values are based on data from Jan. 1, 2015, to Jan. 1, 2016.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has begun a resurface project on Hwy. 65 between New Richmond and Star Prairie. Construction activities began the first week of August and will continue until Sept. 30. Hwy. 65 will be open at all times. Motorists can expect to be routed around the construction activity by flaggers.
Shooting victim's family condemns Milwaukee violence
The final concert of the Heritage Hillside Series is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 17, and will feature Trigger Happy. Pack up your picnic supper, bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy great music from 6:30-8 p.m. Trigger Happy originated in 1983, playing traditional and contemporary country music along with some favorite pop oldies dance songs, even a few polkas. Trigger Happy has played for local celebrations, county fairs and local theater shows.
As the culmination of the Old Gem’s second 2016 Summer Theater Camp session, the Young Performers Ensemble will present “Sound of Music (Jr.)” “Sound of Music Jr.” plays on Friday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 13, at 10:30 a.m.
The St. Croix Valley Collectors Association will host its annual threshing bee on Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Norm and Shirley Feyereisen Farm (429 Townsvalley Road) in Hudson. The farm...
Any voter who needs a photo ID to vote can now get it with one visit to the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles, the Elections Commission announced Friday afternoon. “Most voters already have a photo ID to vote, like a driver license or state ID card,” said Michael Haas, Wisconsin’s chief elections official. “However, if you do not have a photo ID for voting, you can get one at the DMV in one trip if you bring two documents – one to prove your identity and one to prove where you live.”
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides a weekly update on road construction in the northwest region, which includes the counties of Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau and Washburn counties. St. Croix County and other area county information is available below: St. Croix County Highway: I-94 Location: County T Bridge
In late summer, wasps’ preferred food shifts from sugars to proteins, so you will more likely encounter them whenever food is consumed outdoors and around garbage collection areas. Wasps, which...