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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
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
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Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
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st. Croix County
April 5, 2016
St. Croix County banks on state collectors to recover past court fees
Maybe they’re just taking their time, or maybe it’s that alleged passive aggressive “Minnesota nice” characteristic we oftentimes hear about, but some neighbors across the river collectively owe St. Croix County a decent chunk of change -- and officials hoping to fill county...
News/crime and courts
April 5, 2016 - 10:39am
Pabst advises citizens to beware of Internet services
St. Croix County Register of Deeds, Beth Pabst cautions citizens to beware of internet businesses that want to assist you in obtaining copies...
News/crime and courts
April 5, 2016 - 2:31am
April 4, 2016
County second in insurance coverage
A new study has found that St. Croix County residents' overall personal insurance coverage is the second-highest in Wisconsin. The study, by the New York-based research firm SmartAsset, compared each county's 2015 auto, health and life insurance coverage rates, from which an "Overall...
April 4, 2016 - 11:31am
March 30, 2016
Senior meal program nourishes body and soul, over 50,000 meals served in St. Croix County
The Senior Nutrition Program, which served 50,000 meals in St. Croix County last year, offers nutritious meals to anyone aged 60 and older. Each meal provides at least a third of the daily nutrients needed to promote good health. Participants can donate toward the cost of the meal...
March 30, 2016 - 9:59am
March 29, 2016
County agency publishes dementia caregiving guide
There are approximately 1,200 people who are living with the symptoms of dementia in St. Croix County. It is believed there are many more who...
March 29, 2016 - 10:49am
March 28, 2016
St. Croix County Board election is April 5
When they go to the polls Tuesday, April 5, voters in seven of St. Croix County’s 19 supervisory districts will see contests for seats on the County Board. In another area, District 4 (Ward 1 of the town of Hudson and Wards 1-6 of North Hudson), the incumbent failed to meet the...
March 28, 2016 - 11:58am
St. Croix County library funding solution is no solution
Earlier this month, St. Croix County supervisors thought they had worked out a temporary patch for a conflict over funding for municipal libraries. They were wrong. Last week, county attorney Scott Cox told Administration Committee members a 1993 Wisconsin attorney general’s opinion...
March 28, 2016 - 11:13am
March 21, 2016
New Richmond wants to develop county-owned property
In an effort to get the Willow River Bluffs development back on the tax rolls and to allow for a parcel of property to be developed as was its original purpose more than a decade ago, the New Richmond City Council recently approved a resolution asking that St. Croix County sell the...
March 21, 2016 - 8:54am
March 19, 2016
St. Croix adjusts jail, forensic fees
St. Croix County cut slightly the amount it charges work-release prisoners for electronic monitoring and will begin billing other counties for the use of its computer forensic lab. County Board members voted March 1 to reduce the per day charge for GPS bracelets on jail inmates in...
News/crime and courts
March 19, 2016 - 1:23pm
March 17, 2016
GOP county caucus is Saturday
On Saturday, March 19, at 9 a.m., the St. Croix County Republican Party will hold a caucus at Church of Christ, 1491 County Road A, New Richmond.Everyone is welcome to attend. Only 2016 members of the Republican Party of St. Croix County by March 5, 2016, may vote, except that...
March 17, 2016 - 9:52am
March 12, 2016
Free legal clinic
Members of the St. Croix Valley Bar Association are staffing a free legal clinic from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road. Use the main entrance of the St. Croix County Government Center to pass through security...
March 12, 2016 - 12:36pm
March 8, 2016
EDC banquet honors business award winners
The St. Croix Economic Development Corporation honored its 2015 business of the year winners at a banquet Thursday, Feb. 25 at Kilkarney Hills...
March 8, 2016 - 1:36pm
March 4, 2016
County Board suggests St. Croix pay tab on dispute that pits library against library
Although the dispute is not resolved, the St. Croix County Board put a Band-Aid on a library funding issue that pits the county’s largest municipalities against one another. County Board members voted Tuesday morning to pay the Hudson Area Joint Library 100 percent of its cost of...
March 4, 2016 - 10:20am
February 16, 2016
St. Croix settles contract with deputies
During its Feb. 2 meeting, the St. Croix County Board finalized union contracts that will give sheriff’s deputies, jailers, investigators and sergeants 2 percent pay increases. The three-year contract gives annual 2 percent, across-the-board increases to 46 primary services officers...
February 16, 2016 - 11:21am
February 15, 2016
St. Croix County supervisors OK 9.6% pay hike for elected officials
Three St. Croix County elected positions -- the county clerk, treasurer and register of deeds -- will pay 9.6 percent more when the new officers take office after the fall election. Last week the County Board approved the raises for 2017, followed by 2 percent increases the next three...
February 15, 2016 - 1:17pm