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Dan Tjornehoj reflects on 21 years on school board
Access to Apostle Islands ice caves to close by Sunday; Councilman quit $83,000 post for $120,000 job -- now he has neither; 10 more state news briefs
Senate vote opens possibility of shorter school year; Harsdorf offers measure to modify DNA protocols; 13 more state stories
Removal of iconic awning changes New Richmond skyline
School-start date debate rekindles; big hiring bump anticipated as spring approaches; 8 more Wisconsin stories
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
Riverfront Athletic Club expands, adds new department
Brownies at "Thinking Day"
Bridge to celebrate 8th annual Bowl-A-Rama
Valley Outreach benefit March 9 in Afton
March 12 ‘A Night to Know the Truth’ at Hudson High School
arts and entertainment
Kenneth D. Klanderman, 87
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Alpha DeLong, 90
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Paxton M. Harvieux, 21
Doug's Diggings: 'New' gym opened Feb. 21, 1975
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
Our View: Chamber is an important player in community
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
October 18, 2013
Scouts go hiking
Boys Scouts and leaders from BSA Troop 168 (sponsored by Hudson Rod & Gun Club) in North Hudson visited Afton State Park Sunday, Oct. 13, while completing a 20-mile hike as part of the Hiking Merit Badge. This is one of several Eagle required merit badges that Scouts need...
life / family
October 18, 2013 - 10:33am
June 16, 2013
Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23
The Afton Strawberry fest will be held from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 in downtown historic Afton, Minn. The family-friendly event includes food, music, art, vendors and a European-style flea market. For more information, go to...
food / events
June 16, 2013 - 4:23am
January 2, 2013
Afton church celebrates 150 years Jan. 13
The congregation of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Afton, Minn., is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2013. On Jan. 13, The Green Lake Bluegrass...
January 2, 2013 - 4:28pm
October 21, 2009
Casby family donates money for Afton observatory
The late Joseph John Casby would be pleased with the observatory that will bear his name, Casby's son, Kurt, believes. "I don't think dad was ever a particularly great fan of astronomy, but he was a great fan of knowledge and learning - and that is what happens at these kinds of...
October 21, 2009 - 2:33pm
March 18, 2009
Houlton stages 'Wizard of Oz' Friday Houlton Elementary School, in conjunction with Prairie Fire Theater Company, is performing "The Wizard of Oz" at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, in the school gynmasium. Friends, family and community members are welcome. HMS has parent seminar Hudson...
education / events
March 18, 2009 - 11:02am
February 5, 2009
Snowshoe, hike in Afton Saturday A candlelight snowshoe and hike along a two-mile trail are scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Afton State Park. Candle luminaries will be set out along trails and, depending on the cloud cover, a section of the easy cross-country ski loop...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Artists needed for art fair, gallery
Submissions from artists are currently being sought for the annual Afton Art in the Park (March 15 deadline) and the Gift Gallery (March 2) at The Phipps Center for the Arts. For more information and applications, visit www.ThePhipps.org, click on visual arts, then artist opportunities,...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Afton man accused of molesting granddaughters
An Afton man was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for an incident involving two of his juvenile granddaughters. Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested Richard Allen Balsimo, 62, at his Afton residence on Thursday, Dec. 11. He was taken...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Afton man arrested for alleged criminal sexual conduct with minor relative
An Afton man is being held in the Washington County jail over the weekend for allegedly committing criminal sexual conduct against one or more female relatives who are also minors. Washington County deputies arrested Richard Allen Balsimo, 62, at his Afton residence Thursday, Dec....
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Afton's gas lamps on for the holidays
The streets of Afton will be a-glow once again through New Year. A request from the Afton Area Business Association to switch on the city's gas lamps was approved at the city council meeting on Nov. 18. About 15 of the lamps along St.
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am