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Wisconsin state news briefs: $500 bond for man accused of shooting firefighter questioned, and more state news stories
Kiwanis Club of NR honors graduating students
Making students work ready
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
Wisconsin state news briefs: Private investment firm buys Shopko Optical, announces its plans, and more state news stories
crime and courts
Monday Sports: Tiger baseball is MBC perfect, SCC locks up second
Track: Long list of qualifiers for Division 1, Division 2 sectional meets
Friday Baseball: Teams getting ready for WIAA playoffs
Special Olympics: Kasay is state Healthy Athlete
Thursday Sports: Tigers, Spartans use game as playoff primer
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
arts and entertainment
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Public Notice - Sewer Lining Contract
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 6/4/19 Plan Comm. Hearing- Amend Zoning Ord.
ST. CRIOIX CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/20/19 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ROBERTS: Ad For Bids - Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 6/11/19 Board of Review
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Dance Explosion breaks ground for new facility
A 90 degree turn: Jewelltown Roastery owners thrilled they chose to open coffee shop
National Travel and Tourism Week is May 5-11
May Fair coming Mother's Day weekend
Place a Business Announcement
James "Jim" Elkin
Wayne A. Place
Lorraine Lucille Naser
Kristen AnaRose Yager
Thank you from the family of Vernon Conrad
Heather Noelle Oman
Michael and Maxine Allen
The Artist's Corner: Stephanie Rose -- Poet, artist, free spirit
Kiwanis Kronicle: Moms
Wild Side Column: Prairie renewed by fire
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Hammond Library column: A library is not just a place with books
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February 4, 2019
Driver pulled from vehicle on St. Croix River
A man was pulled from the St. Croix River after his vehicle broke through the ice Sunday afternoon just north of the railroad swing bridge in...
February 4, 2019 - 11:49am
August 12, 2009
Web site gives updates on boy rescued from burning SUV in July
A 4-year-old boy sat in a wheelchair Tuesday for the first time since he was rescued from a burning SUV in Milwaukee. David Harper was saved July 19 after his parents' vehicle crashed on a north side street. David talked this week for the first time since the mishap. His mother...
August 12, 2009 - 9:05am
July 20, 2009
Rescuers in Milwaukee save woman and her children from burning SUV
Rescuers in Milwaukee saved a woman and her two young children from their burning SUV after it crashed. It happened Sunday afternoon on the city's south side. Police said a 32-year-old woman Tennessee woman and her two-year-old daughter suffered minor injuries. A four-year-old...
July 20, 2009 - 9:19am
April 15, 2009
Captain's rescue from pirates by Navy SEALs cause for celebration
They were scared and worried, but the Bill Coggio family found moments of humor to relieve the tension. When Bill's 7th grade daughter at Meyer...
April 15, 2009 - 11:24am
March 5, 2009
Somerset Fire & Rescue unveils new Web site
The folks at Somerset Fire Rescue are becoming more accessible than ever. Their new Web site, www.somersetfirerescue.com, will provide links for fire prevention and safety, current happenings and even a kids section. "This is a way for us to reach out to our community and afford...
March 5, 2009 - 3:04pm
February 16, 2009
Ice joy riders face charges
Three college students took a joy ride on a floating ice chunk on the Chippewa River, prompting emergency crews to respond for a rescue operation. Matt Turek, 18, and two friends, ages 19 and 21, purposely went floating down the Chippewa River early Friday morning.
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Somerset Fire/Rescue receives USFA grant
Somerset Fire/Rescue received a nice Christmas present from the United States Fire Administration: a $14,065 grant. The 2008 Assistance to Firefighters grant is awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office for Domestic Preparedness (ODP). Its intent is to support...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Reward-seekers risk thin ice on St. Croix to retrieve dog
About half a dozen people searching for a lost dog risked the thin ice on the St. Croix River Monday, apparently in hopes of collecting the reward offered by the animal's owner. The dog named Hawkeye has allegedly been seen in the Hudson area, and a Texas woman is offering a $1,000...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
3-year-old rescued from the water at Hudson beach
Tragedy was narrowly averted at the Lakefront Park beach in Hudson Wednesday evening when a three-year-old girl who wandered into deep water was spotted floating face-down in time to save her life. "Somebody had an angel watching over them," St. Croix EMS Chief Eric Christensen said...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Bystanders rescue young girls from Lake Michigan
Two young girls were rescued late Thursday, when they apparently walked off a sandbar and fell into deep water in Sheboygan. Police said a six-year-old girl was in critical condition at last word at Milwaukee Children's Hospital. A seven-year-old was not seriously hurt, but was...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
Father's Day rescue saves a life
Darold Dornbush looked forward to spending a fun, relaxing Father's day with his wife Jill, and daughters, Katie, 9, Maggie, 7, and Anna 6 at one of their favorite places, Willow River State Park. But one false step from someone else changed that warm, sunny Sunday into one that...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Off-duty deputy makes water save
Deputy Jim Mikla was enjoying a day off fishing with his wife, Kathy, and four-year-old son, Steven, last Saturday. He was probably not thinking about his duties as a St. Croix County Sheriff's Department investigator as he took in an idyllic afternoon on Menomonie's Lake Menomin...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
12 rescued after mishap at dam near La Crosse
A dozen people were rescued Wednesday, after their boat hit a man-made barrier at the Mississippi River lock and dam just north of La Crosse. Authorities said the boat was going downstream when it hit a wing dam which moves water to a navigation channel. The motor broke down after...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
February 1, 2008
Plumber shares in happily-ever-after rescue effort
It's not often that a plumber is party to a small miracle. Their job is usually down and dirty, and success is often measured simply by newly restored water flow. When Allen Lewerer, co-owner of Mr. Rooter of St. Croix County was dispatched to a New Richmond home Jan.
February 1, 2008 - 12:00am