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PROBATE NOTICE: James H. Jordan Jr. Estate; Case No. 14PR86
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/3/15 at Somerset Mini Storage
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Marie J. Keeney Estate; Case No. 14PR87
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Request For Qualifications - Architectural Services
FORECLOSURE: James Nutter & Co. v. Shirley M. Nelson; Case 14-CV-206
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Administrative News & Views: Board resumes secondary facility planning
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September 9, 2009
Judge clears way for Montessori school in town of Troy
A judge determined the St. Croix County Board of Adjustment acted properly in approving a special exception permit to allow Heartland Montessori to open a pre-school in the town of Troy. Decisions regarding the use of the single-family house at 436 Red Brick Road now lie with Heartland's...
September 9, 2009 - 1:21pm
June 5, 2009
Heartland Montessori School combines campuses in RF
Heartland Montessori School will close its Hudson campus on Rodeo Circle at the end of this school year and will operate only one school in River Falls next fall. Heartland is a nonprofit organization formed in 1994 that has served children and families in New Richmond, Hudson and...
business / / education
June 5, 2009 - 1:17am
May 1, 2009
Speaker talks of brain development
Dr. Steven Hughes, pediatric neuropsychologist who received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota, gave a presentation on how to foster learning in children April 22 at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Hughes is an expert on pediatric assessment of brain functioning and...
May 1, 2009 - 1:38am
July 4, 2008
Letter: Unhappy with BOA decision
Dear Editor, Led by Chairman Buck Malick, the St. Croix County Board of Adjustment voted 3-2 last week to allow Heartland Montessori School Inc. to open its busy tax-exempt school in the middle of our quiet residential neighborhood on Red Brick Road in the town of Troy. Malick's...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Letter: Opposed to Troy school
Dear Editor Have any of you noticed not a single one of the letter writers who support Heartland Montessori's efforts to open a school on Red Brick Road happens to live on Red Brick Road? They're so willing to attack Red Brick Road residents for trying to protect the peace and quiet...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Letter: Troy is not site for school
Dear Editor The question whether Heartland Montessori School should be allowed to operate on Red Brick Road in Troy Township is not about its qualifications and service provided. The issue is: does a busy school fit in our quiet, rural neighborhood? Answer: Absolutely not. Jocelyn...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Letter: Defends Troy school idea
Dear Editor, I hope this letter answers questions regarding the proposed Heartland school. Heartland Montessori School requested permission to operate a Children's House and a Toddler Program at 436 Red Brick Road in the town of Troy. Children's House is a multiage classroom for...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Letter: School isn't good option
Dear Editor, As homeowners on Red Brick Road, we would like to respond to the letter "Supports Troy School" submitted last week by Catherine Olson, town of Eau Galle. She wonders why Red Brick Road residents are blocking a business from moving onto our small, country road. First,...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Letter: Supports Troy school
Residents of Hudson's Red Brick Road are trying to block a nice little Montessori School from moving into a house with a big yard that's been vacant for quite some time. Lowering of property value and noise are two main concerns. Who wouldn't want a neighbor who is gone by 4 p.m....
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Troy asks for reconsideration of Montessori decision
The Troy Town Board heard more comments from residents of Red Brick Road at its May 8 meeting. These comments follow a decision April 29 by the St. Croix County Board of Adjustment to allow the Heartland Montessori School to move its preschool program from Hudson to the house at 436...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Our View: Troy issue shows complicated zoning process
The effort to operate a Montessori preschool in a town of Troy neighborhood raises several legitimate questions about zoning issues in St. Croix County and raises the issue of how much influence neighbors may, or may not, have on decision-making powers. First, a little background....
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Letter: Frustrated by decision
I would like to take this opportunity to join my neighbors and publicly express my opposition to the purposed Montessori school being allowed to open in a residential home site on Red Brick Road. The Troy Town Board rejected a permit the school was seeking but somehow the County...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Opposes school in town of Troy
Despite opposition from almost every resident along our quiet rural road -- plus the Troy Town Board's unanimous opposition -- the St. Croix County Board of Adjustment approved an exceptional use permit allowing the private tax-exempt business called Heartland Montessori School Inc....
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Upset with BOA decision
Last week the three members of the St. Croix County Board of Adjustment voted to ignore the unanimous wishes of the residents of Red Brick Road in Troy by giving Heartland Montessori School an exception to the Ag/Residential zoning. The business won approval to change a house on...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: BOA needs adjusting
What happened? That's what the residents of Red Brick Road are now asking themselves, and what the residents of St.
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am