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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...
“Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic: Private lands and monarch butterflies” will be presented Friday, Aug. 19, 7-8 p.m., by Dr. Stanley Temple at the Willow River Rod and Gun Club, 1041 Hwy. 64, New Richmond - on the south side of Hwy. 64, east of Laventure Crane Co., 7-8 p.m.
On July 27, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary June 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 3.9 percent. For comparison, St. Croix’s final rate for May was 3.4 percent and April’s final rate was 3.9 percent. One year ago, the county’s unemployment rate was estimated at 3.8 percent.
Willow River State Park will host a "Prairie Day" Saturday, Aug. 20, that will start with a guided nature hike at 8:30 a.m. A buckthorn demonstration will follow at 9:30 a.m., whiel exhibitors and a movie start at 10:30 a.m.