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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
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STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
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Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
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Real Estate Showcase
October 21, 2011
Bob & Steve's store opens in Burkhardt
The new Bob & Steve's BP gas station and convenience store in Burkhardt opened for business early Friday morning, Oct. 21. The store is in the...
October 21, 2011 - 11:13am
October 12, 2011
Clerk issues continue in town of St. Joseph
Prior to the town of St. Joseph meeting Thursday, Oct. 6, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer Kelly Spaniol formally resigned her position, after tensions arose with some members of the board. Spaniol was Deputy Clerk under former clerk Mary Stanley, who was removed from the position this sum...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00pm
September 27, 2011
Second Update: New Richmond woman killed in Tuesday morning accident
A woman from New Richmond was killed and two men -- one from River Falls and one from Prescott -- were injured in an accident that occurred in...
September 27, 2011 - 9:43am
September 23, 2011
St. Joe Fall Festival: a window in the history and life of the town
A little bit of country gives the St. Joe Fall Festival a hometown feel, from the pancake breakfast to the 4-H projects on display. It is an...
September 23, 2011 - 8:08am
September 10, 2011
St. Joe fall fest is Sept. 17
The annual Town of St Joseph Fall Festival is Saturday, Sept.17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the town hall/fire hall grounds. Begun as a neighborhood get-acquainted event to show off the community, the festival has added new events each year. This year's new event is a fire department...
September 10, 2011 - 2:48pm
September 7, 2011
Town officials: Clerk started taking money just days after taking office
During a Sept. 2 hearing, a St. Croix County judge ruled to suspend pay for town of St. Joseph Clerk-Treasurer Mary E. Stanley, whom other town officials have accused of misappropriating funds. Judge Scott Needham also agreed to continue a restraining order that prohibits Stanley,...
September 7, 2011 - 8:20am
August 31, 2011
Stanley discussed at special St. Joseph town meeting
A special town of St. Joseph Board meeting was held Tuesday, Aug. 23 night to discuss what to do with the now temporarily vacant clerk/treasurer position. The vacancy comes after the town filed a restraining order against Clerk Mary Stanley. Her ability to perform her duties came...
August 31, 2011 - 11:25am
St. Joseph Town Board takes dispute to court
In the latest development on a board torn by conflict, the St. Joseph town chairman filed a petition in St. Croix County civil court last week...
August 31, 2011 - 11:02am
August 12, 2011
St. Joe clerk walks out of meeting, threatens suit
Sparks flew at last Thursday's, Aug. 4, board meeting in the Town of St. Joseph. Shortly after a public hearing on changes to Chapter 163 of the Town Code, the board began to discuss the status of a reimbursement check, that is coming to the town because of a lost or stolen laptop...
August 12, 2011 - 7:12am
August 4, 2011
Attend 4-H conference
Seven members of the Rolling Hills 4-H Club attended the Wisconsin State 4-H and Youth Conference. More than 500 people attended at the UW-Madison...
August 4, 2011 - 2:21pm
July 28, 2011
Local County Fair Results
Dairy Showmanship: Champion Grades 4-5, Kelton Roseboom, Roberts Ribbon Reapers Champion Grades 6-7, Rachel Anderson, Rolling Hills Grand...
July 28, 2011 - 9:30am
June 10, 2011
Town of St. Joseph considers firearm ordinance change
Chapter 190 of the town code has been the subject of discussion for several weeks now and discusses at the town of St. Joseph board meeting, Thursday, June 2. The chapter, which deals with firearm ordinances, has been questioned as to its validity, and with the clear state firearm...
June 10, 2011 - 2:14pm
April 15, 2011
Discuss use of baseball and softball fields at St. Joseph Board meeting
Incoming town of St. Joseph Chair Dan Gavin discussed at the town board meeting Thursday, April 7 with the town board, the agreements for usage of the local baseball/softball field. No changes were made. The town currently has agreements with the Hudson Boosters, 4-H and a women's...
April 15, 2011 - 12:10pm
March 24, 2011
Candidate says campaign signs are disappearing
A candidate for the town of St. Joseph clerk/treasurer position says her campaign signs have been disappearing from yards, particularly in the Houlton area. Joan Gerhan reported the thefts to the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department on March 7. Gerhan said 25 of her signs disappeared...
crime and courts
March 24, 2011 - 10:28am
March 23, 2011
St. Joseph candidates address past town board conflict
Past animosity among some members of the St.
March 23, 2011 - 9:51am