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Chance traffic encounter cracks Somerset theft case
Hudson police: THC found in gummies; nude photo threats
Warrant arrest leads to 6-hour police standoff in Woodville
Wisconsin Roundup: Baldwin Pushes For Obamacare Repeal Rejection; and more state news stories
Pink is a problem, city says
crime and courts
Hudson hands Rice Lake first loss
Runners sweep RL Invite
Trinity Academy XC starts strong
Raiders set for BRC Golf Tourney
Tennis handed first BRC loss
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club elects officers
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
'The Savannah Sipping Society' has friends at the forefront
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
Crowning Achievements Pageant set for Nov. 4
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Donis L. Cullum Estate; Case No. 17PR87
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Equal Opportunity Housing Notice
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Crossing Trail Head- Well Construction
NOTICE and ORDER of HEARING: 9/21/17, Case No. 17TP24, Terminate Parental Rights
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: MHC Paradise Landing, LLC
Carol M. Christoph, 74
Manville Quay Kenney, 66
Stephanie M. McSorley, 56
Betty Ann Tynes, 88
Blake Fry: The importance of a business emergency plan
Bill Rubin column: Jugglers wanted
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Pastoral reflections: No errors in the Bible
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September 12, 2017
County approves new projects in five-year CIP
Government building renovations, system updates and a quartet of new camping cabins in Glen Hill Park are among more than a dozen new one-time projects St. Croix County administration is proposing in its five-year capital improvement plan. County supervisors voted 15-2 Sept. 5 to...
September 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 26, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State budget deal won't be reached in time; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Friday is the deadline to get a two-year, Wisconsin state budget package approved, but there's not enough time left to get it done....
June 26, 2017 - 8:56am
June 9, 2017
Agencies welcome new K-9 teams
HUDSON — Fresh off months of training, a trio of police dogs are ready for the streets of St. Croix County. Hudson police officer Bob Larson's...
June 9, 2017 - 8:02am
June 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Eleventh OWI conviction sends man to prison; 9 more state news stories
APPLETON — A Wisconsin man is going to prison for four- and a-half years for being drunk when he was involved in a car accident in downtown...
June 6, 2017 - 2:26pm
Walker touts education proposal at Hudson High School
There is generally not a lot to hold students' attention on the last day of school. And then the state's chief executive arrives. That is what...
June 6, 2017 - 2:02pm
May 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Former GOP candidate gearing up to challenge Baldwin?; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A big stock sale raises speculation that Republican Eric Hovde might pay for his own U.S. Senate campaign for a second time. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Madison investor has sold $14 million of stock in the technology firm of ePlus, for which Hovde has been...
May 15, 2017 - 8:36am
May 4, 2017
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
ST. PAUL—Farhio Khalif brought a "hush hush" religious ritual often called female genital mutilation into the open, saying the procedure...
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
April 19, 2017
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — Hundreds of area residents, activists and community leaders packed the stands Wednesday at Ellsworth High School’s gym, where...
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am
March 18, 2017
St. Croix board not ready for prime-time phone voting
For key votes, should members of the St. Croix County Board be permitted to cast votes over the phone if they aren’t present at the board’s monthly meeting? That issue was debated Tuesday night, March 7, during the board’s meeting. The problem arises when a so-called super-majority...
March 18, 2017 - 10:00am
March 10, 2017
Cutting edge: Easy to speak up
A first-year state lawmaker says what matters most is “the voice of my constituents.” Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (R-River Falls, 30th District), has put that priority into action by developing a new online interactive system.
March 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 9, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 9, 2017 - 10:30am
March 7, 2017
488 pounds of meth seized in Minn. last year
ST. PAUL—One pound of methamphetamine used to be considered a big drug bust by Minnesota law enforcement. This year, however, a single...
March 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 3, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday to accept the Senate's version of a bill repealing the ban that's been...
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
February 23, 2017
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
ST. PAUL — Scrolling through a Sunday sales hashtag on Twitter, Minnesota Senate Democratic staffers briefly pondered a phrase that had...
February 23, 2017 - 10:57am
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans are closer than ever to being able to buy from liquor stores on Sundays, but state senators still need to weigh in....
February 20, 2017 - 4:49pm