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Troy Board addresses boat ramp fees
What lies beneath Little Falls Lake dam? Crews dig in
Semi turns over on I-94
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Hunter safety class registration set for Sept. 13 in Somerset
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
The conversation about mental health is opening up
Hudson Scoutmaster has 50 years of service
Hudson woman competes in Miss Wisconsin USA
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 21)
PROBATE NOTICE: Marylyn M Apel Estate; Case No. 16PR73
FORECLOSURE: Wilmington v. Shari A. Nord; Case No. 15-CV-593
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2016 Budget Adjustments (Solar Garden)
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Qualifications - Professional Services
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2016 is a good year to be a woman in the USA
The ‘new normal’ is routine
Allow me to reintroduce ourselves
Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Randy's Ramblings: Quitting the circus, or goodbye to show business
Real Estate Showcase
St Croix County
November 22, 2013
Clear Lake man killed in Thursday crash
A Clear Lake man was killed and two other people were injured when two vehicles collided on Highway 63/64 east of 240th Street in the Town of...
November 22, 2013 - 10:55am
October 31, 2013
County, FSA agree on lease extension in Baldwin ag center
St. Croix County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) have come to an agreement on a lease extension through 2014...
October 31, 2013 - 5:12pm
August 8, 2013
St. Croix County included in disaster declaration
Governor Scott Walker announced Thursday, Aug. 8, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) major disaster declaration for eight counties impacted by flooding in June. The counties named in the declaration are St. Croix, Ashland, Bayfield, Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Richland and...
August 8, 2013 - 4:45pm
July 31, 2013
River Falls man dies in Wednesday morning crash
A 66-year-old River Falls man died in a two-car accident at the intersection of County Road G and County Road T near New Richmond Wednesday morning. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene in Erin Prairie Township at 6:25 a.m. July 31. According to a press release...
July 31, 2013 - 11:31am
July 24, 2013
Somerset man arrested for openly carrying loaded weapons near schools
A Somerset man was arrested Tuesday, July 23, for carrying loaded weapons near schools and not cooperating with police. Mark J. Hoffman, 23, of rural Somerset was found walking and carrying two weapons near Somerset Middle School at approximately 12:11 p.m. Officers responding...
News/crime and courts
July 24, 2013 - 2:17pm
July 18, 2013
Coachman Supper Club damaged in fire
At 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, the Baldwin Fire Department was dispatched to a structural fire at the Coachman Supper Club. According...
July 18, 2013 - 8:30am
June 8, 2013
Pilot project feeds hungry seniors in New Richmond
Home-bound senior citizens in New Richmond are receiving more deliveries of food thanks to a new pilot project in St. Croix County. The Aging and Disability Resource Center has partnered with the Five Loaves Food Pantry to better serve those who are stuck at home. According to Randi...
June 8, 2013 - 7:17am
June 7, 2013
SCI clients, parents send impassioned message to county
Tears, cheers and pleas filled the room as the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board and Council on Aging and Disabilities met together...
June 7, 2013 - 9:15am
May 14, 2013
Houlton woman dies in Monday afternoon crash
A Houlton woman died in a two-vehicle crash at 2:12 p.m. Monday, May 13, in St. Joseph Township. According to a press release from the St. Croix County Sheriff's office, a 2011 Hyundai Accent, driven by Darlene Breault, 74, of Houlton was leaving the parking lot at 1415 Main St....
May 14, 2013 - 6:43am
April 23, 2013
UPDATE: Snowy I-94 crash results in two fatalities
Two elderly Altoona residents -- Harvey Wick, age 85, and his wife, Ruth Wick, 84 -- have been identified as the individuals who died Monday night when their 1999 Buick ran off I-94 and rolled over an embankment. A passenger, Judy K. Harris, 54, of Spooner, sustained minor injuries. The...
April 23, 2013 - 6:40am
November 7, 2012
St. Croix County adopts long term plan
St. Croix County has adopted a strategic plan to run through 2035 capping a long arduous path that began in 2008. The strategic plan is a county document of background and policy, said Supervisor Agnes Ring who introduced the measure at the board's regular meeting Monday, Nov. 5. "This...
November 7, 2012 - 4:11pm
November 1, 2012
To build or not to build? Nursing home questions remain
The St. Croix County Board is on record as supporting the construction of a new nursing home to replace an aging facility at the St. Croix Health Center campus in New Richmond. But while the majority of county supervisors have voted to endorse the idea (12-7 according to a vote taken...
November 1, 2012 - 12:52pm
September 23, 2012
UPDATE: Baldwin man shot by St. Croix County deputies
A Town of Eau Galle man was killed Saturday evening in a standoff with sheriff's deputies. Patrick McDonnell, 51, was fatally wounded after he shot at least twice at law officers and they returned fire at 9:09 p.m. Sept. 22, said St. Croix County Sheriff John Shilts. The sheriff's...
September 23, 2012 - 7:40pm
August 16, 2012
Doornink family rolls out welcome mat
The Doornink family and Jon-De Farm Inc. hosted the 2012 version of St. Croix County's 2012 Farm-City Day on Aug. 11. The event marked the 31st...
August 16, 2012 - 1:20pm
June 14, 2012
Whooping cough cases increasing in both counties
Pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, is currently widespread, with 1,514 cases in Wisconsin and as of June 14, 35 cases in Pierce...
June 14, 2012 - 1:19pm