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Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
New Richmond man headed back to prison
Common Council candidates for spring election
Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
crime and courts
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Mary Jo Lindeberg, 84
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Kim Lagerstrom, 58
Mary "Bernie" Luebke, 93
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
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
July 14, 2011
Walker sends letters to Congress urging Stillwater bridge action
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker sent two letters of support to Congress Thursday urging action on legislation to fund a new St. Croix River crossing at Stillwater. In his letters, the Governor notes the bipartisan support for the bridge in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.
July 14, 2011 - 3:47pm
June 15, 2011
Houlton Elementary's Nutrition Manager Kristie Faust brought in Chinese Golden Pheasant eggs for Teresa Rizzardi's second grade class to hatch...
June 15, 2011 - 3:20pm