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Commission postpones decision on Smilin' Moose deck and patio
St. Croix County Board regroups after major turnover
Barber pleads not guilty to child molesting
Slick roads, speed result in accidents Thursday morning
New laws allow use of marijuana oil extract, forbid transferring kids to non-relatives; Some areas get 14-15 inches of snow; more state news briefs
crime and courts
St. Croix Sports: full-service pride; home-grown connections
Raider softball team is ready to rock
Raiders baseball team looks to defend Big Rivers Conference title
Raider girls' soccer team sets stage for success
Alex Herink leaves his mark on Raider basketball program
Pastor Todd Stocker: Easter is a life-changing event available to all
Spring ‘Defrost Your Nuts’ motorcycle party draws hundreds
Hudson Easter egg hunts are Saturday
Breakfast at the fire hall
Click to print our coloring contest
arts and entertainment
June Wisner, 80
Phyllis (Gausman) Fink, 89
Jeffrey T. VanSomeren, 47
Joseph J. Halpin, 80
Ernie J. Denucci, 90
SUMMONS: Taxi Services Inc. v. Matthew J. Larkee; Case No. 14SC94
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/27/14 Special Meeting Minutes - Work Session
CITY OF HUDSON: New Ordinance 3-14 (Brewpubs, etc. zoning)
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Michael T. Goggin; Case No. 14-SC-327
SUMMONS: Capital One v. Charles R. Dow; Case No. 14-SC-92
Doug's Diggings: Farewell, Jon
Our View: County election shows citizen’s power
Our View: Records lawsuit ruling shouldn’t be appealed
Our View: Important decisions to be made in Tuesday’s election
Pastoral Reflections: A farewell to Hudson - Rev. Brian Ferguson
Hudson man sentenced to three years in prison for vehicular homicide of Roberts woman
A Hudson man was sent to prison Friday in the death of an elderly woman from a distracted driving incident near Roberts last year. Robert Charles Boles, 38, was sentenced to three years in prison and five years extended supervision for one count of homicide by negligent operation...
news / crime and courts
October 18, 2013 - 2:16pm
September 4, 2013
Roberts man pleads guilty in school arson
The man who set fire to a Roberts school pleaded guilty to a charge of arson Friday in St. Croix County Circuit Court, and seven other charges...
news / crime and courts
September 4, 2013 - 5:56pm
July 11, 2013
Local Flying J unaffected by FBI investigation
While Pilot Flying J corporate workers are under FBI investigation, it is business as usual at Roberts's Pilot Flying J gas station/truck stop, according to Christian Hiort, Pilot Flying J shift leader. "As far as I know, it's really having no affect at all on the individual stores,"...
news / business
July 11, 2013 - 9:23pm
July 1, 2013
Truck rollover snarls eastbound I-94 near Roberts
Eastbound traffic on I-94 was backed up nearly five miles for at time late Monday afternoon as authorities scrambled to clear a semi-rollover that occurred near Mile 9, west of Roberts just before 4 p.m. The State Patrol indicated the truck driver managed to free himself from the...
news / accidents
July 1, 2013 - 5:13pm
May 31, 2013
Body of second Roberts teen found
The second of two bodies of a pair of St. Croix Central High School students who jumped from the Stone arch Bridge in Minneapolis has been located. The body of Erika Borgstrom, 16, was found Wednesday, May 29, near the Picnic Island Canoe Landing on the Minnesota River near Fort...
May 31, 2013 - 10:09am
May 30, 2013
Local woman gives a healing hand
After opening her business in October 2011 Lewann Babler recently moved Necessary Therapeutics Massage & Bodyworks to a new location, 214 N.
health / business / / life
May 30, 2013 - 9:59am
May 20, 2013
Summer, kids, fishing, it's all good and it's on Perch Lake
The St. Croix Sportsman's Alliance will sponsor a free kids fishing contest on Saturday afternoon, June 8, at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake, north of Willow River State Park, from 3-5:15 p.m. The fishing contest is open to children of all ages. Sign up at Fishingcontest Vehicle...
sports / outdoors
May 20, 2013 - 4:18pm
May 2, 2013
Suspect arrested in SCC school fire
Roberts Police Chief Dan Burgess announced Thursday evening (May 2) that a suspect has been arrested following the investigation of the St. Croix Central Elementary School fire. Burgess made the announcement at a community meeting held by the St. Croix Central School District to...
May 2, 2013 - 10:28pm
May 1, 2013
Location found for SCC elementary classes
After a Tuesday, April 30, fire closed St. Croix Central Elementary, district officials have been searching for a place to hold classes for the remainder of the school year. District Superintendent David Bradley said the district has identified Rolling Ridges Girl Scout Camp, located...
May 1, 2013 - 4:39pm
School supplies collected for SCC students
In response to the recent fire that has closed St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts, WESTconsin Credit Union offices are participating in a community supply drive. According to news sources, district officials are in process of identifying alternative facilities to hold...
business / / education
May 1, 2013 - 3:10pm
UPDATE: Public's help sought in fire investigation
ROBERTS -- Officials with the St. Croix Central School District say extensive fire damage at the Roberts elementary school will prevent it from reopening before the end of the school year. By Monday, district leaders expect to have a plan as to how youngsters will finish out the year. Fire...
news / education
May 1, 2013 - 6:05am
April 17, 2013
Art studios open for visits April 27
A nonprofit organization, Wisconsin Northwest Heritage Passage, is sponsoring a day for citizens to visit five local art studios within the St....
April 17, 2013 - 10:55am
April 16, 2013
Heartstring Quilters host sew-in
Heartstrings quilting group met and completed many quilts at a sew-in held April 13 at the Warren Town Hall (just outside Roberts). There were...
health / life
April 16, 2013 - 5:52am
March 15, 2013
Municipal officers recognized
Long serving officers of municipalities in St. Croix County were recognized by the board of supervisors March 7. The group includes, from left,...
March 15, 2013 - 3:43pm
February 3, 2013
Protecting birds from our world talk on Feb. 9
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club is sponsoring speaker Joanna Eckles on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Roberts Public Library, 311 West Warren St. the...
outdoors / life
February 3, 2013 - 9:43am