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Pink is a problem, city says
City to look at combined EMS, Fire building at Ward Avenue
Former Junior Redbirds coach charged with felony child sex crimes
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin gets sweltering heat for first day of Fall; and more state news stories
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
crime and courts
Runners sweep RL Invite
Trinity Academy XC starts strong
Raiders set for BRC Golf Tourney
Tennis handed first BRC loss
Raider spikers stretch streak to six
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
Crowning Achievements Pageant set for Nov. 4
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
Fall colors, flavors and fun at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Donis L. Cullum Estate; Case No. 17PR87
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Equal Opportunity Housing Notice
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Crossing Trail Head- Well Construction
NOTICE and ORDER of HEARING: 9/21/17, Case No. 17TP24, Terminate Parental Rights
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: MHC Paradise Landing, LLC
Betty Ann Tynes, 88
Peter E. Todd, 94
Harold R. Olson, 89
James King (Kingfish)
Letters: Thank you for road project; Reaction to inclusion resolution
Library column: Banned books at the library
Column: New bridge begins new chapter
Pastoral Reflections column: 'Image-Bearers'
Letters: Hypocrisy of their words; Not fair to feature only public schools
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July 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker offers beer to reporters who think he’s a bore; tuition freeze OK'd for universities; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker offers a Miller Lite to reporters who accuse him of being boring. The Republican Walker mildly struck back Thursday...
July 7, 2017 - 8:53am
July 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Survey names Wis. drivers as among nation's rudest; 9 more state news stories
LAKEWOOD, N.J. — Wisconsinites are among the most rude drivers in the nation. That's according to a survey from "Kars 4 Kids," the charity...
July 6, 2017 - 11:51am
Missing woman found near Willow River State Park
The search for a missing person was called off last week in Willow River State Park after the woman was found unharmed. St. Croix County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said family members reported a woman hadn't returned home by 9 p.m. June 27 from a kayaking trip with...
July 6, 2017 - 8:34am
July 5, 2017
Tuls Dairies has had issues in Nebraska
Aside from the issues at Emerald Sky Dairy in St. Croix County, Tuls Dairies has dealt with infractions before. A search of public records showed: • In June 2014, a worker at Double Dutch Dairy in Nebraska was struck and killed by a front-end loader hauling hay. An investigation...
July 5, 2017 - 9:25am
Emerald Sky Dairy's manure spill gives neighbors pause
EMERALD, Wis. — After more than 20 years of living on their grassy acreage tucked between farms, Chad and Mary Enerson were mortgage-free...
July 5, 2017 - 9:06am
Wisconsin roundup: Bill would let schools offer state gun safety classes; UW fees poised to rise; more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin public school students could learn how to safely use firearms, as part of a new Republican bill. Rep. Ken Skowronski of...
July 5, 2017 - 9:04am
July 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin elections panel hasn't discussed voter request yet; plane crash leaves 6 dead; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin elections officials haven't discussed whether they'll comply with a request from a presidential commission to turn over...
July 3, 2017 - 9:00am
June 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Pierce County's tornado was among 4 Wednesday; more state news stories
The National Weather Service confirms four tornadoes as part of Wednesday's storms across Wisconsin, one more twister than first reported. Damage...
June 30, 2017 - 7:56am
June 28, 2017
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
TOWN OF MARTELL — At least one person was injured after a fast-developing storm produced a tornado that destroyed numerous buildings Wednesday,...
June 28, 2017 - 8:37pm
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
HOULTON — The Stillwater Lift Bridge reopened about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, as thousands of Wisconsinites did not have to drive out of their way...
June 28, 2017 - 9:33am
June 27, 2017
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
The Stilllwater lift bridge was closed Tuesday afternoon while workers attempted to fix an electrical problem. Minnesota Department of Transportation...
June 27, 2017 - 3:10pm
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the new Congressional Budget Office report will help him decide how he'll vote on his party's replacement...
June 27, 2017 - 9:03am
June 26, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Friday is the deadline to get a two-year, Wisconsin state budget package approved, but there's not enough time left to get it done....
June 26, 2017 - 8:56am
June 23, 2017
River Falls' Zimmerman seeks crackdown on distracted driving; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A River Falls lawmaker is among three Republicans seeking a bigger and more modern crackdown on distracted driving. Reps. Shannon...
June 23, 2017 - 1:40pm
June 22, 2017
St. Croix County dispatcher, Baldwin EMS help woman deliver child in vehicle
Janelle Peterson had a wish she posted before on Facebook. “Let the countdown begin,” the 11:22 a.m., Wednesday, June 21, post reads. “Just...
June 22, 2017 - 4:43pm