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Hudson Police Department intern Vincent Rudesill yells in pain while demonstrating the effect of being shocked by a Taser at a National Night Out event in 2014. Police Explorer Scout Jordan Kirchoff, left, and Patrol Officer Jeremy Johnson hold onto Rudesill as he received 50,000 volts of current for five seconds. Star-Observer file photo
National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 1
4 hours 44 min ago
Town of Troy property owner Donna Murr speaks during a news conference last week announcing legislation that would waive land-use restrictions that have prevented her and her siblings from selling one of two adjoining parcels along the St. Croix River. Rep. Rob Stafsholt, R-New Richmond, and Sen. Tom Tiffany, R-Hazelhurst, were among attendees at the news conference in Madison. Image courtesy of WisconsinEye
Lawmakers seek to solve Murr property dispute through legislation
5 hours 14 min ago
O'Connell acquires Hill, Cashman Hill funeral homes
7 hours 59 min ago
Booster Football registration open
9 hours 30 min ago
Gov. Scott Walker, Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou joined President Trump Wednesday at the White House, where he announced the Taiwan-based company will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of the White House
Wisconsin roundup: Trump says Wis. wouldn’t get Foxconn ‘if I didn’t get elected’; more state news stories
10 hours 30 min ago
The St. Croix Crossing bridge, pictured during construction, will open on Wednesday, Aug. 2 with a dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. on the west side of the bridge. The project has been under construction for four years. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
St. Croix Crossing to open Aug. 2 with ceremony
12 hours 44 min ago
July 26, 2017
Chuck & Don’s selects nonprofits for annual fundraiser
23 hours 44 min ago
Woodbury's Walmart Supercenter store. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Analysis: Police called disproportionately to Walmart stores
July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm
St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson, shown here at a May 2017 law enforcement memorial event. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Walker appoints Knudson St. Croix County sheriff
July 26, 2017 - 3:20pm
Gil Gragert and Suzann Brown with the winning sculpture of the exhibition. Gragert was awarded Best of Show, while Brown was given honorable mention for her acrylic painting, "Three Irish Women." Photo by Alana Cuellar
Area artists display talent at ArtReach's annual Members Show
July 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
Eligible blood donors of all types are urgently needed
July 26, 2017 - 12:04pm
President Donald Trump, shown here in a 2016 campaign speech, will apparently get to make the announcement that Foxconn has chosen Wisconsin for its new United States electronics plant. Reuters photo
Wisconsin roundup: Trump reportedly to make first official announcement of Wis. business expansion; 7 more state news stories
July 26, 2017 - 10:47am
Sam, an 8-year-old black labrador, was shot June 23 in the town of Kinnickinnic. Prosecutors charged Town Board member David Nelson with a misdemeanor for allegedly kililng the dog. Submitted photo
Town board member charged with killing neighbor's dog
July 26, 2017 - 9:33am
Letters to the Editor
July 26, 2017 - 7:00am
July 25, 2017
A look toward Emerald Sky Dairy from the edge of the Enerson's property. Chad and Mary Enerson put plans for a new home on hold after learning of the dairy's plans and subsequent manure spill. John R. Russett / RiverTown Multimedia
Counties face limits to livestock oversight
July 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
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