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June 21, 2015
Town Troy determines road repairs, fire call
June 21, 2015 - 11:49am
June 6, 2015
First responders, school district to hold training exercise
June 6, 2015 - 11:54am
June 5, 2015
Bison herd arrives in Afton June 6
June 5, 2015 - 11:53am
June 2, 2015
Law enforcement officers representing departments in St. Croix County place a ceremonial wreath during the St. Croix County Law Enforcement Memorial held at New Richmond High School on Thursday, May 14. (Photo by Micheal Foley)
County officers honor fallen guardians
June 2, 2015 - 11:28am
April 19, 2015
Work resumes at Pier 12 in the St. Croix River
April 19, 2015 - 11:40am
April 14, 2015
Town of St. Joseph resident Jim Laird looks out at a portion of the Willow River upstream from his home on the shores of Little Falls Lake. He wants to see the lake restored after a project that will draw it down while a downstream dam is inspected. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Concerns flow as Little Falls Lake project nears
April 14, 2015 - 11:03am
April 13, 2015
A Memory Café may be coming to a community near you. Working to make that happen are from left, Nancy Abrahamson, St. Croix County Dementia Care Specialist, facilitators Christina Marshall and Jackie Paulson, and Pat Graf, Active Older Adult Program coordinator for the YMCA in Hudson. Star Observer photo by Meg Heaton
Memory cafes: a place to find common ground
April 13, 2015 - 3:46pm
UW-River Falls students Eric Wenz and An Trieu make a presentation to judges during the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament held April 11 in Madison. Wenz, Trieu, and teammate Andrew Lind took first place in the competition, earning a $25,000 seed grant from UW-Extension and a spot in the International Business Model Competition in May. (Submitted photo)
UWRF student team wins $25,000 at Big Idea Tournament
April 13, 2015 - 12:34pm
March 24, 2015
The Hudson Senior Center put a new bus into service last June and since that time Wes Pap, left, and Jim Bot have logged more than 1,250 trips to medical appointments, grocery runs, and field trips for seniors and others unable to drive themselves. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Meg Heaton)
New bus logs lots of miles for seniors and others
March 24, 2015 - 10:38am
March 20, 2015
Kristina Bourget, Mark Seidl
Bourget, Seidl seek area appellate court seat
March 20, 2015 - 10:44am
March 9, 2015
Study: St. Croix County closing costs among state’s lowest
March 9, 2015 - 1:37pm
January 29, 2015
The Airganic Garden balloon will inflate during the Hot Air Affair weekend and display its designs featuring state-of-the-art inkjet printing. (Submitted photo.)
Airganic Garden Balloon returns to Hot Air Affair
January 29, 2015 - 9:32am
Work on the St. Croix Crossing Bridge is continuing through the winter. This is a view from atop Pier 7 West on the Minnesota side of the river, looking toward the five river piers and the Wisconsin bluff in the distance. See pages 6 and 7A for an update on the construction and more photos. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)
St. Croix Crossing rises
January 29, 2015 - 9:01am
January 28, 2015
Who’s breeding in your neighborhood? Citizen participation needed for new bird atlas
January 28, 2015 - 9:07am
January 23, 2015
State of State: Walker claims efficiency, accountability
January 23, 2015 - 9:36am