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Husband, wife team teach new community ed classes
Developers approached school district about St. Croix Meadows but no deal on the table
FBI raid on Osceola-area firm said related to fraud investigation; Barron native will challenge Rep. Kind; 10 more state stories
Pay-by-phone parking system goes citywide
Extra spring turkey permit sales will be reduced due to tough winter conditions
crime and courts
Spartans end Raider girls' hoops season in regional semifinal
Raider gymnasts shine in state spotlight
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
Raiders score in fight vs. cancer
Raider boys fall in sectional semifinal
Local Scouts trek through New Mexico wilderness
Lenten suppers, fish frys begin this week
Learn the latest on woody plants and invasives at Garden U
Joe Loftus climbs the country music charts
Riverfront Athletic Club expands, adds new department
arts and entertainment
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Paxton M. Harvieux, 21
Alpha DeLong, 90
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Doug's Diggings: 'New' gym opened Feb. 21, 1975
Our View: No need to change court access system
Our View: Newspapers are still important to communities
Our View: Street crews do a remarkable job during winter weather
Day by Day: Get a smart phone - the quickest way to feel dumb
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/27/14 Hearing - Kristine Levine, Variance
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2/4/14 Board Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Benjamin Britten; Case No. 08-CV-945
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/10/14, Khloe Rinde; Case No. 14-CV-122
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: Ad For Bids - 2014 Road Maintenance
March 28, 2013
Unusual owl, eh? Canadian raptors push south in search of food; farmers urged to watch wallets with crop insurers; more state news
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reports three species of owls have been pushed south from Canada into this state this...
news / politics / outdoors
March 28, 2013 - 10:04am
March 27, 2013
Assemblyman proposes woodchuck-hunting season
Woodchucks would no longer be a protected species in Wisconsin under a bill that's being drafted by a state Assembly Republican. De Pere Representative Andre Jacque proposes a hunting season for woodchucks that would run from March through December. Hunters and trappers could take...
March 27, 2013 - 12:13pm
Former Hudson man to get 'Lucky' in fishing business
It's easy for fishermen to drift off into daydreams. For Matt Wiseman, one day spent wetting a line brought dreams of someday opening a...
business / outdoors
March 27, 2013 - 11:58am
March 25, 2013
Postal employees rally to keep Saturday delivery; Walker ignores prisoner pardon requests; Feds consider pre-pay funeral fund probe, more state news
MADISON -- Hundreds of postal workers rallied at several locations in Wisconsin Sunday as part of a nationwide campaign to save Saturday mail delivery. In Madison, the state's newest congressman - House Democrat Mark Pocan - promoted a bill he's co-sponsoring to maintain six-day-a-week...
news / outdoors / politics
March 25, 2013 - 8:29am
March 22, 2013
Notes From the Dockside: Multiple species days
It was the first day that spring that my buddy, Doug and I were fishing the Mississippi River. We had several sauger already in the livewell and had caught a number of smaller fish we threw back. Although it was cold out, as you would expect in early spring, we had steadily been getting...
sports / outdoors
March 22, 2013 - 11:47am
March 20, 2013
Hunter safety class offered at Somerset Middle School
Young people in the St. Croix Valley area interested in hunting and recreational shooting are invited to enroll in a certified Wisconsin Hunter Education course to be held at the Somerset Middle School. A person does not need to be a Wisconsin resident to enroll in this course, and...
events / sports / outdoors
March 20, 2013 - 11:42am
March 19, 2013
New UW Madison chancellor hails from Twin Cities; tribes announce highest-ever spearing goals; more state news
MADISON -- Officials from President Obama on down have high praise for the nation's commerce leader who was picked Monday to be the new chancellor...
news / outdoors / politics / health
March 19, 2013 - 8:44am
March 18, 2013
Pre-dawn fire destroys riverside home near Houlton
Some 70 firefighters from six departments spent several hours early Sunday fighting a house fire in an isolated neighborhood overlooking the St. Croix River, just across from the City of Stillwater. The split-level home owned by Lawrence and Kathleen Horsch was unoccupied when the...
news / outdoors
March 18, 2013 - 1:43pm
March 14, 2013
UPDATED: Complex clean-up efforts ongoing at site of fatal truck crash into Red Cedar
The difficult and dangerous cleanup of chemicals from the Red Cedar River at Menomonie continued Thursday with cleanup crews making significant progress, the state Department of Natural Resources reports. Underwater video shows fish swimming above the debris field at the bottom of...
news / outdoors / accidents
March 14, 2013 - 4:18pm
Spring is just around the corner?
Winter has run the gamut this year in the Hudson area including shrouding Lakefront Park in a hoar frost on a morning last week. Neighborhood...
March 14, 2013 - 3:34pm
Cardinal Dolan likes new pope's humility; city leaders plan for climate change; Kewaunee preps for life after nuke plant; more state news
The new Catholic pope is putting his humility on display, and former Milwaukee Archbishop Tim Dolan says he's seen it firsthand. Tim Dolan said...
news / politics / business / outdoors
March 14, 2013 - 8:25am
March 11, 2013
Falconer's boyhood dream is a reality today
There is nothing quite so intriguing as watching a bird of prey soar through the sky. For area falconer Jordan Jones, his fascination with the birds and the sport of falconry started at a young age. "I got into it when I was 17," said Jones. "I became interested in it when I was...
sports / outdoors
March 11, 2013 - 7:52am
March 1, 2013
Preschool classes at Willow River
A preschool program on squirrels and chipmunks will be presented at the Willow River State Park Nature Center on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12 and 13, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Thursday, March 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The classes are free, but vehicle admission fees apply.
education / outdoors / life
March 1, 2013 - 10:37am
Report shows tribe's water-quality issues
As state senators debate a proposed northern Wisconsin mine, a new report says an Indian tribe that fears pollution from the mine has other water-quality problems of its own. The federal EPA says the Bad River tribe near Ashland has had dozens of water quality violations at its...
business / / outdoors
March 1, 2013 - 10:06am
Children enjoy a day on the ice at Perch Lake
St. Croix County Parks Department teamed up with the St. Croix Sportsman Alliance to organize a kids' fishing contest at Perch Lake on Saturday,...
sports / outdoors
March 1, 2013 - 6:44am