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Bob and Nancy Johnson and family will host the 37th annual St. Croix County Farm-City Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 on their family farm at 1963 110th Ave., Baldwin. Events include a guided farm tour, petting barnyard, exhibits and displays, a farm machinery display, lunch and family activities. Everyone is welcome, and the event will be held rain or shine. Sponsors are St. Croix County farmers, businesses and St. Croix County UW-Extension. Meet the Johnsons
Voters across Wisconsin will see numerous statewide offices on the Aug. 14 primary ballot. Candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and more will be narrowed as they near the Nov. 6 general election. Competitive primary races in Wisconsin include: Governor, Democratic Andy Gronik (withdrew) Matt Flynn Residence: Milwaukee Occupation: Attorney, former Democratic Party of Wisconsin chairman Website: https://forwardwithflynn.com/ Video interview:
A corrections officer was killed by a homicide offender Wednesday at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater.
The River City Chorale will kick off its 10th anniversary season by presenting "Awake My Soul and Sing" a summer concert series at the end of July. More than 150 vocalists from Hudson, Stillwater, the St. Croix River Valley, the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin are excited to share an amazing blend of vocal music with the community and invite the public attend to attend these performances.
Camp Avanti announced a $500 grant received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to be used used for a therapeutic riding program.
Due to flooding conditions and the current weather forecast of additional rain, travel overnight is not advised in Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, and Iron Counties. WisDOT continues to work with County and Local partners to identify and sign detour routes early on Monday, June 18.
At 15, K. Coleman was left in the snow on the side of Highway 61 in Cottage Grove, bloody and bruised after being raped by three men. She experienced the brutal horror again years later when, at 19, she was forced by a group of strangerS with weapons into an unknown home. "I just started crying. 'I'm not here by choice, I need to get out,' and it didn't really phase him," she said. "So he assaulted me, but he kept saying, 'I'm sorry.'" Twice in five years Coleman found herself reporting rapes, talking to police and nurses, feeling lost and alone.
We've seen very kind and compassionate letters to this paper, along with biased and intolerant ones. We're talking here of the topic of immigration, though there are multiple related issues. I had hoped that a previous column put to rest the false argument that immigration is bad for U.S. jobs and the economy. I guess I was wrong — it hasn't. The problem of economic scapegoating is stronger than ever, not just in the U.S. but around the world. Since the beginning of time, ruling parties have used a "divide and conquer" strategy that
A woman reported what she thought might be a possible attempted abduction in Spring Valley Friday, April 27 after a man approached her and her three children. The woman, who was on a walk with her children near Newman Avenue and Central Street near the Spring Valley Emergency Services Building, said a man later identified as Stephen W. Gullixson, 65, Baldwin, approached them in a vehicle and offered her money as part of God’s work. She said he also allegedly asked to take a picture of the children.
As a development economist, I've worked/researched in poor countries throughout Africa, Latin America, and parts of Asia. Let's consider the impact of our policies and practices on the poor of these countries. (These issues stand off to the side from recent conversations about trade.)