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Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
Zimmerman checks in with constituents
Somerset man pleads not guilty to sex crimes
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Mary Jo Lindeberg, 84
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Kim Lagerstrom, 58
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
January 18, 2017
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12, 2017
To the editor...
January 18, 2017 - 7:00am
January 4, 2017
In the Front Row
My friend Vinny from Bayonne called me last week. "Hey Bobby! Didj-a hear da Big Apple is closin?" No! The Big Apple Sports Palace? In Bayonne? The place that for over 40 years has served, hands-down, the best thin crust pizza in the world? The one last meaningful reason I have left...
January 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 29, 2016
To the editor...
January 4, 2017 - 7:00am
January 2, 2017
What is your source of news?
My five year old grandson recently informed his parents that actually Santa is a boy and Santa Claus is a girl. My daughter was tempted to correct...
January 2, 2017 - 7:00am
December 30, 2016
Run for office? What, now?
If you care about the future of your community, if you have the willingness and time to commit, you're a qualified candidate for local public office. Yes, it's a crazy way to encourage participation in our democracy, but that's how things are done in Wisconsin.
December 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 25, 2016
The most wonderful time of the year
When asked about my favorite time of the year, my immediate answer is always summer. No hesitation. I love the sun. My skin gets tan, the breeze blows warmth through my hair, and I get to drive with my windows down. My least favorite is winter. No question. I hate the cold. My skin...
December 25, 2016 - 10:00am
December 22, 2016
U of M responds rightly to allegations
Duke lacrosse. Baylor football. Now, the University of Minnesota football scandal, which — importantly — fits neither of the above narratives. Instead, U of M authorities seem to be finding the elusive middle way. In the Duke lacrosse case, athletes’ lives were upended by accusations...
December 22, 2016 - 7:00am
December 21, 2016
Just when you think the whole Christmas thing is getting old…...
I have to admit that the election kind of left me in a funk and it seemed like it might just last through the holidays, but I have decided that there is still a lot to enjoy about this season in our little corner of the world. I haven’t covered the annual Light Up Night in many...
December 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 15, 2016
Dear Editor, What is the goal of the War on Drugs? Most would agree that it is or should be to eliminate drugs from our communities for the...
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
December 14, 2016
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 8, 2016
Dear Editor, “Prudence” is defined as “the quality or fact of being prudent, or wise in practical affairs, as by providing for the future;...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 8, 2016
Editorial: Protesters win Pyrrhic victory
There’s a reason why Republicans soon will control not only the presidency, but also the Senate, the House, 33 governorships and both chambers...
December 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
December 7, 2016
Small is good business
If you think small while shopping this holiday season, you are doing the right thing. Indeed, it’s good for the entire economy to patronize...
December 7, 2016 - 3:09pm
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 1, 2016
Let’s be neighborly Dear Editor, “Won’t you be, won’t you be, won’t you be my neighbor?” We remember Mr. Rogers, teaching our sons and daughters, in song, to be inclusive and loving to those around us. The Bible, too, speaks about being a neighbor, especially in the famous...
December 7, 2016 - 7:00am
December 6, 2016
A lot to be thankful for this year
The turkey was undercooked, the marshmallows melted in the yams, the apple pie didn’t crumble and it was the perfect Thanksgiving. My little nephew, Quinten, was there for his very first Thanksgiving, decked out in a festive outfit. The turkey-themed clothing lasted a few hours...
December 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 30, 2016
Trump should not pursue Clinton
History has been kind to President Gerald Ford’s pardon of President Richard Nixon, which happened only a month after Nixon resigned from the...
November 30, 2016 - 4:00pm