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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.)
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to close the westbound I-94 off-ramp to WIS 35 south starting Monday, April 23 morning at 7 a.m. through Wednesday, April 25 at 5 a.m. The closure is required to remove and replace deteriorated concrete pavement on the ramp. A detour will be signed directing westbound I-94 traffic to Carmichael R
With so many options to celebrate this month including Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, National Poetry month, and National Library Week, we are focusing on Earth Day here at the Somerset Public Library. The New York Times ran an ad in early 1970 introducing the concept to the masses, asking for support of the growing movement.
STOCKHOLM — Ten years ago, it was a tiny storefront in the tiniest village in Wisconsin. A decade later, the Stockholm Pie Company has quadrupled in size, garnered national recognition, and launched a brand new general store. The Stockholm Pie Company will celebrate its 10th anniversary and the official grand opening of the new, adjacent "General Store at Stockholm Pie" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5. The free festivities will include live accordion music, treats and drawings for gifts. Guests can experience an array of pies with a "Pie Flight" tasting.
ST. CROIX FALLS — The National Park Service and the St. Croix River Association are celebrating 50 years of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Wisconsin Sen. Patty Schachtner, community leaders and young river stewards were among those gathered at the St. Croix River Visitor Center for a special event to highlight plans to celebrate the anniversary.
United Way St. Croix Valley will present "A Strong Workforce Today and Tomorrow: Healthy Children, Thriving Communities" from 7:30-10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at WITC-New Richmond. Discover how building a successful workforce in the St. Croix Valley begins with investment in early childhood and family-friendly workplaces. Keynote speaker Rob Grunewald, an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will discuss the economic benefits to our community of investing in quality early childhood programs and how businesses especially benefit from this investment.
DRESSER — At a campaign kick-off event April 5, Gae Magnafici, the Republican candidate for the state 28th Assembly District, kicked off her campaign to a standing-room-only crowd. Guests joining Magnafici at her event included current Rep. Adam Jarchow and former Rep. Erik Severson who have both publicly endorsed her candidacy.
NEW RICHMOND — United Way St. Croix Valley will present “A Strong Workforce Today and Tomorrow: Healthy Children, Thriving Communities” 7:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19 at WITC-New Richmond.
In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross asks blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring.