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May 20, 2014
Challenge to Alabama abortion law parallels pending Wisconsin case; 2-plus inches rain fell near Menomonie; 12 more state stories
May 20, 2014 - 9:21am
May 5, 2014
Update: Lakeland fire victim ID'd as 50-year-old woman
May 5, 2014 - 4:20pm
April 10, 2014
A fire Tuesday evening, April 8, destroyed an attached garage and damaged the house at 330 Highview Road in the town of Hudson. The Hudson Fire Department and several surrounding departments were called to the scene at 6 p.m. The residence is off Edgewood Drive on the north side of North Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
Fire destroys garage, damages home on Highview Road
April 10, 2014 - 12:45pm
March 27, 2014
River Falls firefighters with a ladder prepare to go vent the roof of a house on North Glover Road that was on fire Thursday morning, March 27. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler.)
UPDATE: Troy fire severely damages house on Glover
March 27, 2014 - 9:20am
January 14, 2014
A pumper from United Fire and Menomonie Fire's aerial rig continued to douse flames in a remote portion of the future Glenhaven nursing home, which was about six months from completion. play button
UPDATE: Fire destroys next-generation Glenhaven complex
January 14, 2014 - 9:04am
January 7, 2014
Firefighters, EMS and police officers from many different departments responded to a fire at 61 Frank St. in Roberts the night of Tuesday, Jan. 7. The occupant, Roberta Eastman, 66, was pulled to safety, but later died from her injuries. (Photo by Steve Dzubay)
Woman dies from injuries in blaze; State Trooper recognized for life-saving attempt
January 7, 2014 - 8:35pm
December 20, 2013
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
December 20, 2013 - 9:24am
December 11, 2013
Dairy leaders decry bovine abuse caught on video; Fire damages stores downtown Ripon; more state news
December 11, 2013 - 9:25am
A dairy barn on a farm in the town of Clifton caught fire on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The fire was called in at about 2:10 p.m. Neighbors and farm workers cooperated to get the animals out of the barn. Fire fighters on scene said they did not know if the group was able to remove all of the animals. No people were reported injured.
Five departments battle wind, flames in dairy barn blaze
September 11, 2013 - 4:16pm
July 22, 2013
Assistant Hudson Fire Chief Jeff Dabruzzi, foreground, directs the firefighting effort at 359 Bear Drive early Monday morning, July 22. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
UPDATE: Household goods destroyed in garage fire at 359 Baer Drive
July 22, 2013 - 7:37am
July 18, 2013
A fire late Thursday afternoon, July 18, collapsed the roof of a house at 316 Edgewood Drive in the town of Hudson, just north of North Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
UPDATE: Fire destroys house on Edgewood Drive
July 18, 2013 - 5:36pm
Late Wednesday afternoon, a St. Croix County Sheriff's Department command center and several other official vehicles were parked outside the damaged remains of the former Coachman Supper Club. Yellow crime-scene was hung around the front of the but very little damage was visible from the parking lot. Judy Wiff photo.
Coachman Supper Club damaged in fire
July 18, 2013 - 8:30am
May 2, 2013
Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess announces that a suspect has been arrested, following the investigation of the Tuesday  morning (April 30) fire that has closed St. Croix Central Elementary for the remainder of the school year.
Suspect arrested in SCC school fire
May 2, 2013 - 10:28pm
May 1, 2013
Location found for SCC elementary classes
May 1, 2013 - 4:39pm
A United Fire crewman adjusts the aerial ladder about 5:30 a.m. to enable more firefighters roof access as fire continued to burn in some layer of the roof. Steve Dzubay photos.
UPDATE: Public's help sought in fire investigation
May 1, 2013 - 6:05am