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Phillips-Medisize announces Wisconsin expansion; headquarters in Hudson
UPDATE: Fatal SUV-semi crash came moments after RAV 4 struck a deer
City approves 2015 budget; mill rate is down slightly
River Crossing update: Dangerous ice conditions on the St. Croix River near Stillwater
State budget requests vs. reality; $2.2 billion gap; farm officials say Obama immigration orders fall short; 10 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Kaylyn Jenkins named All-Big Rivers first team for a second year
Notes From The Dockside: Deer season opener
Raider swimmer Devin Cicha and teammates shine at state meet
Ty Denzer will play baseball for the University of Kansas
16 Raiders named to All-Big Rivers Conference football teams
Christmas Tour of Homes is this weekend
Hudson Counseling Services marks 25 years of growth
Serendipitous Connections helps local business dreams fly
'Seussical’ performances shine; set, stagecraft steal show
Public's help sought for decorating downtown lampposts
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: 12/15/14 Public Hearings - Hanson Bros. Rezone
FORECLOSURE: Ventures Trust v. Luke A. Williamson; Case No. 13-CV-132
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 12/2/14, Case No. 14-CV-502; Jeff Hanson-Fike
ST. CROIX CO. HIGHWAY DEPT: Public Notice - Snow on Roadways
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/10/14 Hearing - Chevalier Variance Request
Gregory R. Colombo, 71
Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Anna Wagner, 92
Brady Severson, 33
David A. Parish, 60
Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
Doug's Diggings: Random thoughts from election coverage night
Our View: Walker's many visits to western Wisconsin proved wise
Randy's Ramblings: A city at odds with its school
Day By Day: Decide the referendum on the facts, not the fiction
Get Out! Deals
June 19, 2013
Former Viking to read from his new children's book
Alan Page, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota Viking football player, along with his daughter, Kamie Page, will read from their new children's book "Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky." The reading will be at Cultural Cloth in downtown...
life / arts and entertainment
June 19, 2013 - 12:36pm
June 16, 2013
UPDATE: Lift bridge to close to vehicles this afternoon
The Stillwater Lift Bridge will close to vehicle traffic for a couple hours today, Wednesday, beginning at noon. The closure became necessary after a cable snapped Sunday, June 16, at around 8 p.m. -- leaving the lift area of the bridge in the down position. Since then boat passage...
June 16, 2013 - 10:16pm
June 14, 2013
Chilakoot Bowhunters celebrate 60 years of archery
"Wow," was all Harold Buckentin could say when he recalled how the Chilakoot Bowhunters Club had come to call a 53-acre parcel of challenging...
June 14, 2013 - 10:11am
Organization takes people fishing on the St. Croix who otherwise wouldn't have the chance
Let's Go Fishing means a lot more than just a mere invitation to go fishing. For a group in Stillwater, Let's Go Fishing is the name of their organization that takes people fishing on the St. Croix River who would otherwise not have the opportunity to go. Formerly known as the Stillwater...
sports / outdoors / health
June 14, 2013 - 9:31am
June 13, 2013
Relay for Life chair Charles Huntley survived colon cancer
In 2005, Charles Huntley went to the doctor because "something just didn't feel right." He got a call a day later from his doctor while he was...
health / events / life
June 13, 2013 - 9:17am
June 10, 2013
Join a band, the community band, rehearsals start this week
The St. Croix Valley Community Band rehearsals begins Thursday, June 13, at Hudson Middle School. Open to anyone interested in building community through music, the group rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m. Four concerts are slated throughout the St. Croix Valley...
events / life
June 10, 2013 - 1:22pm
June 7, 2013
SCI clients, parents send impassioned message to county
Tears, cheers and pleas filled the room as the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board and Council on Aging and Disabilities met together...
June 7, 2013 - 9:15am
June 5, 2013
City of Hudson to allow backyard hens
Maybe it was fate. Monday, June 3, was National Egg Day, the spokespersons for Hudson Urban Chickens said at the start of their presentation to the City Council that evening. Half an hour later, members of the group seeking permission to keep laying hens in their backyards erupted...
news / government
June 5, 2013 - 8:17am
June 3, 2013
Annual roadcheck program helps prevent large-truck crashes, starts June 4
To prevent large-truck crashes, the Wisconsin State Patrol will participate in the annual Roadcheck program from Tuesday to Thursday, June 4...
news / accidents
June 3, 2013 - 12:36pm
Update: Driver rams into corrections office, starts fire with incendiary bomb
Early Monday morning an unidentified person drove his or her vehicle into the front of the Wisconsin Community Corrections office and then lobbed a device into the office to start a fire. The person is also suspected of slashing the tires on several state vehicles parked outside...
June 3, 2013 - 9:24am
June 1, 2013
United Way's online auction features Paul McCartney tickets
United Way St. Croix Valley will be running its fourth annual online auction throughout the month of June. All proceeds generated by this year's...
events / life
June 1, 2013 - 10:13am
May 31, 2013
Car-deer crashes pick up in June
Motorists are advised to be on the lookout for deer this time of year as does search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their...
news / accidents
May 31, 2013 - 10:54am
Park Art Fair, blues event slated for June 7-8
New Richmond's Mary Park will soon transform into the festival known as the 46th annual Park Art Fair and Blues and Brews Fest, which is scheduled for June 7-8 at Mary Park. The celebration, which will play host to dozens of artists, several craft brewers and six musical groups,...
arts and entertainment / celebrations
May 31, 2013 - 10:38am
Body of second Roberts teen found
The second of two bodies of a pair of St. Croix Central High School students who jumped from the Stone arch Bridge in Minneapolis has been located. The body of Erika Borgstrom, 16, was found Wednesday, May 29, near the Picnic Island Canoe Landing on the Minnesota River near Fort...
May 31, 2013 - 10:09am
May 30, 2013
St. Croix Industries employees find more than just a job
Tracy Green became visibly agitated when talk of the possible closing of St. Croix Industries filled the room. A 28-year-old woman with developmental...
May 30, 2013 - 11:41am