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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2017-03 (Line of Succession)
SUMMONS: Progressive Ins. v. Ibrahim Eldahdah; Case 17-CV-48
EAGLE STORAGE: 5/5/17 Lien Sale Notice
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Michael S. Roe; Case No. 16-CV-234
Gary P. Feucht, 70
Ardis V. Kelly, 73
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Gary P. Feucht, 70
Ardis V. Kelly, 73
Letters to the editor for April 20, 2017
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Letters to the editor for April 13, 2017
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March 23, 2017
Houlton man charged with reckless endangerment
A Houlton man was charged with numerous crimes in St. Croix County Circuit Court after allegedly swerving wildly in traffic at two people in a vehicle and later pulling a knife on them. Prosecutors charged Brodrick A. Meyers, 20, with three felony counts of first-degree recklessly...
News/crime and courts
March 23, 2017 - 7:37am
March 16, 2017
Houlton family standing by man's best friend on road to recovery
When Jackson Lyman met his dog Dallas, the connection was instantaneous. "He was just like the best dog ever," Jackson said. A longtime dog lover,...
March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 12, 2017
Man arrested in Somerset area after early-morning pursuit
St. Croix County residents were put on alert Thursday morning while authorities searched for a man who first led officers on a vehicle pursuit....
News/crime and courts
January 12, 2017 - 10:29am
June 14, 2016
Gun charges follow incident outside Houlton nightclub
Two St. Paul men made their first court appearance this month on gun-related crimes stemming from an incident outside the Cajun Club in the town of St. Joseph. The men were allegedly involved in a gun-pointing incident after picking up a woman who had just been fired from the establishment....
June 14, 2016 - 3:13pm
March 5, 2016
Houlton Elementary "Hop-A-Thon" jump-starts muscle-disease awareness
Houlton Elementary School kids got a taste of what it's like to have a serious muscle disease last week, thanks to a day-long "Hop-A-Thon" fundraiser...
March 5, 2016 - 2:42pm
August 13, 2015
Houlton tram crash leaves 2 injured
Two siblings were injured Wednesday at their Houlton home when a tram apparatus they were riding failed and crashed. The people, a 21-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl, were taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with serious injuries, said St. Croix County Chief Deputy Scott...
August 13, 2015 - 9:49am
July 19, 2015
Public meeting OK’d on potential municipal services in Houlton
The St. Joseph Town Board has authorized a public meeting to gauge local opinions on whether to proceed with a facilities plan for potential municipal wastewater services near Houlton. No date for the meeting had been scheduled as of late last week, but Town Engineer Lee Mann,...
July 19, 2015 - 11:23am
Study aims to sort out Houlton sewerage issues
The St. Joseph Town Board authorized a preliminary study last week on the prospects for future municipal waste-water services in the Houlton area. The study, to be conducted by Stantec consulting and forwarded to the Hwy. 64 Coalition for review, would be paid for with River Crossing...
March 19, 2015 - 10:33am
February 22, 2015
Houlton Elementary kids sell town board on new road names
We don’t know if any Houlton Elementary School students are working on their professional resumes yet, but one high-flying group is already...
February 22, 2015 - 8:47am
December 14, 2012
Chrysler raises $1,540 for Houlton school
Hudson Chrysler LLC helped to raise $1,540 in funding for Houlton Elementary with Chrysler brand's Drive for the Kids program. The fundraising event was held on Nov. 10 in conjunction with the Fall Festival event. "The Chrysler brand and our local dealerships are committed to giving...
December 14, 2012 - 10:34am
August 16, 2012
Gardening at Houlton Elementary
According to Master Gardener Sandy Madsen, Gardening at Houlton Elementary includes three distinct categories. They are: Composting The whole...
August 16, 2012 - 8:00am
March 15, 2012
Video:'Sleeping Beauty' comes to life at Houlton Elementary School
The magic of the live theater jumped off the stage at Houlton Elementary School on March 9. Prairie Fire Theatre brought its week long artist-in-residence...
arts and entertainment/Life
March 15, 2012 - 12:06pm
August 18, 2011
Houlton home gutted by fire Thursday morning
A Houlton couple is fortunate to have escaped a fire that gutted their residence Thursday morning. According to St. Joseph Fire Chief Ron Burton,...
August 18, 2011 - 10:48am
August 13, 2011
Local fifth-grader wins big at Washington County Fair
Just by looking at her, you would not know that ten year old Mariah Boumeester was the type of person who enjoyed showing animals at county fairs. ...
August 13, 2011 - 12:09pm
August 12, 2011
Volunteers keep garden going
Each week a Houlton family contributes an hour to care for the Houlton Elementary School gardens. Master Gardener Sandy Madsen provides guidance...
August 12, 2011 - 4:14pm