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Zimmerman checks in with constituents
Somerset man pleads not guilty to sex crimes
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Sex offender notification meeting Thursday in Burkhardt
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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
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Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
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Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
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Sanctuary: How do we define it?
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St Croix County
April 1, 2016
VIDEO: Two injured after crash involving Hudson police cruiser
Two drivers, including a Hudson police officer, were injured Thursday after a patrol car was struck in traffic. St. Croix County Sheriff’s...
April 1, 2016 - 2:23pm
March 17, 2016
Worker burned after explosion in rural St. Croix County
A Minnesota man was severely burned after a fertilizer operation inside a semi-trailer exploded Wednesday in the town of Rush River. The man, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 59-year-old Richard C. Wagner, of Big Lake, Minn., was taken to Regions Hospital...
March 17, 2016 - 12:37pm
St. Paddy's Day citizenship paves way to candidacy for Irish prosecutor
Rory O’Sullivan said he’s not sure if it was the luck of the Irish or just a coincidence that he’s becoming an American citizen on St....
March 17, 2016 - 11:47am
February 26, 2016
Hudson man convicted in burglary trial
A St. Croix County jury on Friday convicted a Hudson man accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of guns in a 2015 burglary. Alex James Kranz, 24, was convicted of burglary, three counts of felony theft and two misdemeanors -- theft and criminal property damage -- after a...
News/crime and courts
February 26, 2016 - 4:58pm
February 3, 2016
Minnesota man sentenced for hiding a corpse in St. Croix County
HUDSON -- The terms of a plea deal brokered with Minnesota prosecutors led to a divisive sentencing hearing last week for a man convicted of...
News/crime and courts
February 3, 2016 - 12:48pm
Storm brought more than a foot of snow, crashes aplenty
More than a foot of snow fell Tuesday in parts of western Wisconsin during a storm that led to treacherous driving for many motorists. According to the National Weather Service, Clear Lake in northern St. Croix County received 13 inches of snow as of 8:42 a.m. Wednesday. About 9 inches...
February 3, 2016 - 12:05pm
January 7, 2016
Sheriff's deputy injured after town of Richmond crash
Authorities said snowy roads were a likely factor in a crash Thursday morning that left a St. Croiix County sheriff’s deputy injured. The deputy,...
January 7, 2016 - 3:39pm
December 29, 2015
Snow piles up in St. Croix, Pierce counties; more to come today
Pierce and St. Croix counties were spared the brunt of a snowstorm that dropped more than a foot of accumulation elsewhere in Wisconsin. As of 7 a.m., River Falls – which rests in both St. Croix and Pierce counties – had received 4.5 inches of snow, according to the National Weather...
December 29, 2015 - 8:37am
August 27, 2015
Hudson man, River Falls woman arrested after high-speed pursuit (W/AUDIO)
Two people were arrested Thursday after a high-speed pursuit in northern St. Croix County that ended in Polk County. The suspects, a 43-year-old Hudson man and a 24-year-old River Falls woman, were taken into custody in Polk County after the vehicle they were in drove over stop...
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 5:32pm
August 24, 2015
Interstate crash Sunday leaves 1 injured in St. Croix County
One person was hospitalized Sunday after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near Roberts. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a 54-year-old woman from Weyerhaeuser, Wis., was taken to Regions Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The woman was a passenger in...
August 24, 2015 - 8:04am
August 20, 2015
Sheriff's office: Prominent lawyer's death appears accidental
Polk County authorities said preliminary indications are that a prominent western Wisconsin lawyer’s death was accidental. Owen Williams, a former St. Croix County district attorney and practicing lawyer who worked around western Wisconsin, died Monday at his home. “It’s...
August 20, 2015 - 9:40am
August 10, 2015
Florida motorist dies of injuries from I-94 crash in St. Croix County
A Florida man died Friday after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 in St. Croix County. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, 83-year-old John M. Sundeen of Cudjoe Key, Fla., died from injuries sustained in a Thursday night crash near Woodville. The crash -- first reported...
August 10, 2015 - 7:55am
July 6, 2015
UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early today. The National...
July 6, 2015 - 9:21am
July 2, 2015
Sex offender-parolee arrested in Baldwin
St. Croix County authorities responded Wednesday to a town of Baldwin home following a report of sex offender parolee who had allegedly cut off his tracking device. The incident, which prompted a call-out for the county’s emergency response unit, resulted in the arrest of 37-year-old...
News/crime and courts
July 2, 2015 - 10:48am
June 18, 2015
Too-tall load strikes I-94 overpass, causes freeway shutdown
An Interstate 94 overpass was being inspected after the box of a dump truck struck it early Monday while traveling on the freeway. According...
June 18, 2015 - 9:28am