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October 14, 2015
Boy hit by SUV while crossing Second Street
A 13-year-old boy was struck by an SUV while crossing Second Street at Vine Street in Hudson late Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 13. Parker N. Peterschmidt of Hudson apparently suffered relatively minor injuries, despite being thrown into the air and rolling on the pavement when he...
October 14, 2015 - 3:15pm
Distracted driving said to have caused crash near Mallalieu Bridge
A driver reaching to get a bottle of water from his lunch box led to a three-car crash on Sixth Street N. that delayed commuter traffic Wednesday morning, Oct. 7, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department. The northbound Mazda car driven by Dale M. Lohnes, 55, of...
October 14, 2015 - 1:16pm
October 8, 2015
New Richmond man killed in crash
A New Richmond man was killed last week after the pickup truck he was driving was crashed into by a dump truck in the town of Glenwood. St. Croix County sheriff’s deputies identified the victim as 73-year-old Eugene H. Sempf, who was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday, Sept....
October 8, 2015 - 3:07pm
October 1, 2015
UPDATE: Identity of victim in Wednesday's collision released
Eugene H. Sempf, 73, was the man who died Wednesday morning after a dump truck struck his pickup truck in the town of Glenwood. Online court records show Sempf's address as 1418 Red Hawk Ct. in New Richmond. Sempf apparently failed to stop or pulled from a stop sign on 130th Avenue...
October 1, 2015 - 8:32am
September 28, 2015
Somerset man, 39, killed in motorcycle crash
Authorities said alcohol appeared to be a factor in a Sunday motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a Somerset man. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old Jason Thomas Anderson was killed while exiting Highway 35/64 near Exit 9 in the town of Somerset....
September 28, 2015 - 7:47am
September 24, 2015
Fire department puts out kitchen fire at Third St. home
The Hudson Fire Department was called to a house at 101 Third St. in the city at 12:02 p.m. Thursday to put out a fire in the kitchen. A department report says the fire appeared to start under the kitchen cabinets, in the area of a coffeemaker. The cause is believed to be electrical....
September 24, 2015 - 4:59pm
September 21, 2015
Bee in cab blamed for St. Croix Co. fuel tanker rollover
HAMMOND -- A 63-year-old Somerset man was transported to Baldwin Medical Center late Monday morning for evaluation after he lost control of a St. Croix County Highway Dept. fuel tanker while swatting at a bee and rolled the rig over into a ditch near Hammond. The State Patrol responded...
September 21, 2015 - 4:37pm
September 10, 2015
A death in the family
The sight left Greg Sipes and his children aghast. After making an errand run the afternoon of July 1, the three town of Troy residents pulled...
September 10, 2015 - 10:49am
August 27, 2015
Firefighters called to Hudson's Pier 500
Lunch hour at a popular Hudson restaurant was interrupted Thursday after a brief electrical fire on the building’s roof. Hudson firefighters...
August 27, 2015 - 2:52pm
August 24, 2015
Interstate crash Sunday leaves 1 injured in St. Croix County
One person was hospitalized Sunday after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near Roberts. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a 54-year-old woman from Weyerhaeuser, Wis., was taken to Regions Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The woman was a passenger in...
August 24, 2015 - 8:04am
August 20, 2015
UPDATE: Child, driver seriously injured in town of Troy crash
Alcohol was believed to be a factor in a Thursday crash in the town of Troy that left four people hospitalized -- two of whom were seriously...
August 20, 2015 - 3:50pm
Siblings injured after fall on bluff
Two siblings were injured last week at their Houlton home when a tram apparatus they were riding failed and crashed. The people, a 21-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl, were taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Aug. 12 with serious injuries, said St. Croix County Chief Deputy...
August 20, 2015 - 1:25pm
Sheriff's office: Prominent lawyer's death appears accidental
Polk County authorities said preliminary indications are that a prominent western Wisconsin lawyer’s death was accidental. Owen Williams, a former St. Croix County district attorney and practicing lawyer who worked around western Wisconsin, died Monday at his home. “It’s...
August 20, 2015 - 9:40am
May 13, 2013
UPDATE: I-94 reopened following semi rollover
Authorities reopened eastbound I-94 just east of the Roberts exit about 10 a.m., Monday, just 75 minutes after a semi unit hauling utility poles...
May 13, 2013 - 9:08am
April 22, 2013
Wardens locate body of missing Minnesota snowmobiler in St. Croix River
Two Wisconsin wardens discovered the body of a Minnesota man, who has been missing for two months, on Saturday afternoon while motoring along the west shoreline of the St. Croix River. WDIO-TV of Duluth, Minn., reported Monday the Pine County Sheriff's Office of Minnesota says the...
April 22, 2013 - 2:31pm