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Minnesota State Patrol finishes 3rd in calendar contest; Wisconsin misses the cut
Hudson School District introduces staff
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Zacharias Academic All-State
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St Croix County
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
Hudson's Nieskes named deputy district attorney
A St. Croix County prosecutor is receiving a promotion. St. Croix County Attorney Eric Johnson announced Wednesday that prosecutor Michael Nieskes will take on the role of deputy district attorney. “Mike is an experienced prosecutor and administrator who brings many assets...
News/crime and courts
June 18, 2015 - 8:06am
June 15, 2015
Loose pickup triggers chain-reaction freeway crash
Multiple injuries were reported Saturday after a crash on Interstate 94 in St. Croix County when a pickup truck came unhitched and caused chain-reaction...
June 15, 2015 - 9:47am
June 5, 2015
St. Croix County kidnapping report being investigated
Charges were expected to be filed Friday afternoon in a suspected St. Croix County kidnapping case. Authorities were called at 1:41 a.m. Thursday to a kidnapping complaint at an unspecified location in St. Croix County, according to a call log. Baldwin Police Chief Darren...
News/crime and courts
June 5, 2015 - 8:51am
June 2, 2015
Cockfighting raids launched in St. Croix, Polk counties
St. Croix County authorities participated Tuesday (June 2) in a major cockfighting-related raid that spanned two western Wisconsin counties....
News/crime and courts
June 2, 2015 - 4:40pm
May 28, 2015
DNR: Eagle killed in St. Croix County was shot
A bald eagle found dead earlier this spring in St. Croix County was felled by a bullet, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources....
May 28, 2015 - 9:38am
May 20, 2015
Coming soon in St. Croix County: 70 mph speed limit
Wisconsin drivers will soon be saying goodbye to 65 mph interstate speeds. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, a new law signed by Gov. Scott Walker will increase speeds to 70 mph on Interstate 94 and other portions of Wisconsin’s interstate system. The...
May 20, 2015 - 2:04pm
May 14, 2015
UPDATE: Baldwin man in critical condition after Highway 12 crash
A Baldwin man remained hospitalized Thursday, a day after the motorcycle he was driving struck the back of a River Falls woman's car in the Town of Hammond. According to a St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office news release, Michael L. Halderson, 34, was taken by ambulance from the...
May 14, 2015 - 7:12am
April 6, 2015
Fiery St. Croix County crash kills one
A late night crash and subsequent fire Friday killed the sole occupant of a passenger car, just outside New Richmond city limits. The name of victim has not been released. St. Croix County Sheriff's Dept. Cpt.Jeff Klatt said deputies were called to a one-vehicle crash off...
April 6, 2015 - 8:23am
January 22, 2015
UPDATE: Minnesota man charged with vehicular homicide in wake of Tuesday's fatal crash
A memorial service was held Sunday afternoon at The Orchard in Baldwin for a 54-year-old Woodville woman who was killed in a crash at Erin Corners...
January 22, 2015 - 9:36am