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Troy prepares for development, wonders about chickens
City encourages collaboration on bullying concerns
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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
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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
June 30, 2010
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
June 4, 2010
Local Red Cross chapter conducts disaster drill
June 4, 2010 - 9:37am
May 21, 2010
Updated: Fatal crash claims River Falls man, two others critical
A 24-year-old River Falls man died and his wife and an Ellsworth woman were critically injured early Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident...
May 21, 2010 - 7:59am
January 26, 2010
Farmer counts himself 'lucky' to survive corn bin entrapment
By Steve Dzubay and Judy Wiff BALDWIN -- Volunteers from five area departments, including River Falls, converged on a town of Rush River farm...
January 26, 2010 - 4:27pm
November 12, 2009
Man pleads guilty to causing great injury by drunken driving
A Hudson man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of causing great bodily harm by driving while intoxicated. Gregory L. Sanderson, 47, entered...
crime and courts/News
November 12, 2009 - 8:44am
October 8, 2009
New Richmond man killed in crash
A New Richmond man died of injuries resulting from a two-car crash Wednesday. Larry W. Scheel, 55, was killed when he apparently ran a stop sign and the intersection of 220th St. and 170th Ave. in the town of Emerald, crashed into a pickup truck and overturned, St. Croix County Sheriff...
October 8, 2009 - 9:05am
September 22, 2009
Somerset man charged in vehicle homicide
A Somerset man has been charged with five felony counts in connection with the death of two people in a traffic accident June 1. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said Monday that Austin Richard Pederson, 18, was being held in Washington County, Minn., Jail. Two counts each of homicide by...
September 22, 2009 - 1:40pm
August 13, 2009
Tudahl convicted in vehicle homicide
Amy, Noah and Jaydin Dwyer were in St. Croix County District Court on Friday morning. Amy and Jaydin sat on the long wooden benches. Noah watched from his wheelchair. The Dwyers were in Judge Needham's courtroom to hear Steven Daniel Tudahl, 26, current address of Woodville, answer...
crime and courts/News
August 13, 2009 - 1:22am
June 4, 2009
Milwaukee man recovering after saving son from train-van collision
A suburban Milwaukee man is getting better, after he was injured while trying to get his 2-year-old son out of the way of a passing freight train. Scott Partenfelder, 47, was moved out of intensive care Wednesday, and he was upgraded to serious condition at Milwaukee Froedtert Hospital....
June 4, 2009 - 9:00am
Hudson man dies from accident wounds
Michael A. Breeden, 47, of Hudson died Sunday at Regions Hospital following an accident that occurred Monday, April 27 in the town of Hammond. He was driving a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup truck traveling west on Highway 12. Breeden failed to negotiate a curve at County Road T and the...
May 4, 2009 - 9:39am
May 1, 2009
County roads claim fourth victim
A Clear Lake man is the latest fatality on St. Croix County roads this year. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said Nicholas Elwood, 23, died in a single-car crash at about 5:43 a.m. Friday. Elwood was driving a 2001 BMW north on 270th Street near 210th Avenue in the town of Forest when...
May 1, 2009 - 4:29pm
Letter: Appreciated area support
Dear Editor, On the evening of Jan. 30, our son Brett Weller was killed in a plane crash north of Menomonie in Dunn County. We would like to acknowledge the Hudson community for the outpour of love and concern for our family during this difficult time. We appreciate the sensitivity...
May 1, 2009 - 1:31am
April 23, 2009
UPDATE: Hudson school bus driver dies from accident injuries
Cheryl Joy Moilanen died Thursday morning at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul from brain injuries sustained in a Feb. 5 accident at the MR Convenience...
April 23, 2009 - 1:14pm
April 13, 2009
Two cyclists and rider hospitalized after Saturday crash
ELMWOOD -- A man and woman from Cottage Grove, Minn., were airlifted to Regions Hospital late Saturday and another Minnesota cyclist was transported to River Falls Area Hospital after their one motorcycle struck a truck then collided with the other cycle. Ronald Saltz, 45, and his...
April 13, 2009 - 9:25am
April 9, 2009
April 25 benefit planned for Jake Kincade
Friends of a 30-year-old Hudson man badly injured in a traffic accident are planning an April 25 benefit for him at G.B. Curly's Sports Bar and...
April 9, 2009 - 1:33am