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Hudson officer’s resignation followed misconduct
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A bridge coming together
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
A good time to be a monster musky
U9 soccer champs in Chaska
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
St. Croix County Fair: Extreme heat prompts animal check-in process changes
RiverFest celebrates the St. Croix in Hudson
Daybreak Rotary names two essay winners
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 16-Cv-260, Brian Eggert II
FORECLOSURE: FNC Bank v. Eric J. Frank, et al; Case No. 15-CV-530
PROBATE ORDER: Clark G. Anderson Estate; Case No. 16-PR-48
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ethelyn Rose Callahan Estate; Case No. 16PR49
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Cary J. Halverson Estate: Case No. 16PR45
Dolores Ellen Boumeester, 81
Ruby Lawson, 92
Donna M. Schultz, 88
Carol Johnson, 66
Karen L. Rada, 77
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Editorial: Courts get it right for newspapers, public
Our View: State still among worst for drunken driving
Day by Day: To everything there is a season, but this has been a touch spring
Real Estate Showcase
April 13, 2016
Sexually frustrated prisoner turns violent, jailer injured
A St. Croix County jail inmate assaulted a jailer after becoming frustrated that deputies cut off a visit from a woman after the encounter became sexual, according to charges filed last month in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Bennie Stroud, 37, made his initial court appearance...
News/crime and courts
April 13, 2016 - 2:37pm
December 14, 2009
Former Kinni man convicted in child porn case
A former town of Kinnickinnic man pleaded guilty to felony possession of child pornography and child sexual assault charges last Friday. Craig F. Ahlman, 42, currently living in Minnetonka, Minn., entered a deferred judgment agreement Dec. 11 on first-degree child sex assault charge....
December 14, 2009 - 3:38pm
December 11, 2009
RF Police seek help in finding robbery suspect
River Falls Police released this sketch of the male suspect who robbed a female Schwan's driver Friday night, Nov. 20 in River Falls. The robbery...
December 11, 2009 - 9:53am
December 9, 2009
Charges dropped in taxicab incident
Charges have been dismissed against a Minneapolis man accused of assaulting a taxi-cab driver in Baldwin Nov. 23. Judge Scott R. Needham dismissed one felony count of reckless endangerment against Corduroy Dwayne Little, 22, Dec. 1 during a bail/bond hearing. Little was charged...
crime and courts/News
December 9, 2009 - 10:15am
December 8, 2009
Emerald man charged in child sex assault
A sexual assault of a child charge was filed Dec. 3 against Jose A. Peralta-Velaquez, 42, Emerald. Peralta-Velazuez is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl several times between Aug. 1 and Sept. 1 in the town of Emerald. The criminal complaint said Peralta-Velaquez worked...
December 8, 2009 - 1:50pm
December 2, 2009
Man charged in cabbie assault incident
A Minneapolis man has been charged with a felony following an apparent altercation with a Twin Cities' taxicab driver in Baldwin. Cordaro Dwayne Little, 22, was being held on $25,000 bail following a hearing last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court. The criminal complaint said...
crime and courts/News
December 2, 2009 - 1:17pm
December 1, 2009
Suspect in Minnesota church sex assault had St. Croix County conviction
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Bail was set Monday at $500,000 for the man accused of beating, raping and robbing a 73-year-old woman last week at a northern...
December 1, 2009 - 5:47am
November 10, 2009
Hammond hockey coach charged with sex assault
A Hammond youth hockey coach made an initial appearance in St. Croix County Circuit Court Nov. 9 on felony sex charges. James Lawrence Armagost, 45, is accused of repeated sex assault of a child and using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime. A preliminary hearing was set...
November 10, 2009 - 1:47pm
June 29, 2009
Ahlman pleads in sex assault case
A former town of Kinnickinnic man charged with felony possession of child pornography and child sexual assault pleaded innocent to five felony counts at an arraignment hearing Thursday. Craig F. Ahlman, 41, who listed a current address in Minnetonka, Minn., was scheduled to return...
crime and courts/News
June 29, 2009 - 1:48pm
Lopez sex assault charge dismissed
A criminal sex assault charge against a Hudson care facility director has been dismissed. The case against Carolyn Ann Lopez, 31, came to a halt when Judge Howard W. Cameron dismissed it at the conclusion of a May 22 pre-trial conference. She was charged with one felony count of...
crime and courts/News
May 29, 2009 - 3:21pm
Man charged in sexual assault of child
Multiple felony charges have been filed against a town of Kinnickinnic man in connection with the sexual assault of a young girl. Craig F. Ahlman, 41, was charged with two counts of sexual assault of a child under 16, and three counts of possession of child pornography were filed...
April 29, 2009 - 1:23am
January 13, 2009
Douglas County bailiff charged with sexually assaulting teen
Charges were filed Monday against a Douglas County Sheriff's Department deputy accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man. William J. Webber, 55, a bailiff at the Douglas County Courthouse, faces felony charges of exposing a child to harmful material and reproducing a representation...
January 13, 2009 - 9:00am
December 31, 2008
Lopez pleads innocent to sex assault
The director of Heartview Inc. of the town of Hudson pleaded innocent to a sexual assault charge at a Dec. 23 arraignment hearing in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Carolyn A. Lopez, 30, 494 Prairie Lane, Hudson, was ordered to post a $5,000 cash bail on one felony count of second-degree...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Parents say DA is overdoing it with sexual assault charges against teen
The parents of a 14-year-old Mequon boy accuse prosecutors of overkill after they charged their son in juvenile court with five counts of sexual assault.
December 8, 2008 - 9:00am
December 3, 2008
Man kills himself in Chippewa County after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman
Authorities said a man sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint in Marshfield, and he was later found dead about 60 miles to the west in Cadott. Marshfield Police Chief Joe Stroik said his officers got a call Tuesday morning from a resident who heard a woman crying for help from an...
December 3, 2008 - 9:00am