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FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue holds annual Doggie 5K
Hudson’s first playground for children of all abilities opens at Weitkamp Park
For better or worse: memory loss, dementia and caregiving
HHS senior opens up about depression
Gregory’s Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Sept. 24
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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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Our View: Congratulations to the Hudson High class of 2016
Real Estate Showcase
May 23, 2016
Troy recommends bid with Hudson for Tower Road project
The Troy Town Board reviewed bids at the May 12 meeting for the Tower Road project -- one that's being shared with the city of Hudson. The board recommended Hudson accept a $745,838 bid from Albrightson Excavating, based in Woodville. Albrightson was one of four bidders on the road...
May 23, 2016 - 11:18am
April 18, 2016
Request for Troy gravel pit withdrawn
Vocal opposition to a proposal seeking to allow sand- and gravel-mining in a town of Troy zoning district led to the request being yanked by the applicant in the middle of a public hearing. Total Excavating owner Chris Kusilek withdrew his request to amend the town’s agricultural...
April 18, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 3, 2016
Zoning request seeks to allow mining in Troy
Mining would be allowed in the town of Troy’s agricultural district on Glover Road under a proposal headed to planning commissioners next week. The town of Troy Plan Commission will hear a River Falls building contractor’s request Thursday, April 7, to permanently amend zoning...
April 3, 2016 - 9:50am
March 27, 2016
Van Mele appointed to Town of Troy Board
The Troy Town Board moved to appoint Suzanne Van Mele to fill the position of Supervisor 1 -- a vacant position after the recent death of Sue Warren. The appointment came at the March 17meeting. Van Mele will complete Warren’s term that expires at the time of the next election in...
March 27, 2016 - 10:27am
January 23, 2016
Deal with Hudson still in the works for 2016 Tower Road Project
At its Jan. 14 meeting, the Troy Town Board again took up discussion of the Tower Road project between Highway 35 and County Road F. This is a $913,000 shared road reconstruction project between Troy and Hudson. Work should begin in late summer. Town Board Chairman Dan Pearson reported...
January 23, 2016 - 11:41am
December 19, 2015
Hills of Troy, recycling center, bike trails topics at Troy meet
Steve McFarland approached the Troy Town Board at its Dec. 10 meeting. McFarland had bought the 164 acres that are left in the Hills of Troy development. He requested an extension of the 2005 developers’ agreement and preliminary plat approval. That agreement was to expire on Dec....
December 19, 2015 - 11:47am
December 5, 2015
Heart of a champ: town of Troy 8-year-old meets Olympic hero
Eight-year-old Auden Pankonin of Hudson aspires to be a champion. That desire helped him meet one less than two weeks ago. Pankonin’s entry...
December 5, 2015 - 2:24pm
November 23, 2015
Troy: Tower Road, which side are you on?
Tower Road is no ordinary road and repairing it is no ordinary project. The Troy Town Board met for three hours Nov. 12. Some of that time was spent talking about the project report, prepared by engineering consultants Bolton and Menk of St. Paul. Part of Tower Road belongs...
November 23, 2015 - 11:37am
October 24, 2015
Troy confirms plan commission appointee, gives driveway variance
Lowell Enerson attended the Oct. 8 Troy Town Board meeting to describe his qualifications for serving on the town’s Plan Commission. Enerson had been appointed to fill a vacancy that expires April 20. He talked about serving the town in other roles (he’s now on the Park Board). Town...
October 24, 2015 - 8:05am
August 21, 2015
Troy boat ramp dock damaged by wind
Jill Berke gave the Park Board report at the Aug. 13 Troy Town Board meeting and said the Cove Boat Ramp dock and gangway had been damaged. Excessive winds caused the structure to be thrown against the rocks in mid-July. Windmill Marina, with whom the town has an annual contract,...
August 21, 2015 - 11:29am
July 17, 2015
Troy board tries to see the light; find Glover Park waste options
How many dollars does it take to change a light bulb? More than you might think. Troy Town Supervisor David Hense gave information July 9 about replacing bulbs outside the building at Town Hall. This may not be much of an issue during summer, but in the fall, when it gets dark...
July 17, 2015 - 10:17am
June 21, 2015
Town Troy determines road repairs, fire call
The Troy Town Board discussed the problem intersection of Glen Ridge and Glover Roads at its June 11 regular meeting. The intersection gets slippery in the winter and can be hard to get going after stopping, explained Town Board Supervisor David Hense. “That’s where the...
June 21, 2015 - 11:49am
May 22, 2015
What should be done for Troy’s slippery road?
Most of us are not thinking about icy roads in May. The Troy Town Board, though, which met last Tuesday, wants to make sure a safety issue on Glover Road is resolved before next winter. The stretch of Glover Road by Glen Ridge Road was rebuilt in 2012. The road is on a hill there....
May 22, 2015 - 10:39am
April 25, 2015
For now towns, not counties, will do property assessments
Last month, the Troy Town Board discussed a proposal to shift responsibility for property assessment from towns to counties. This proposal came from Gov. Scott Walker’s state budget sent to the Legislature. The Town Board in March approved a resolution asking that the change...
April 25, 2015 - 10:24am
January 8, 2015
YMCA Camp St. Croix is celebrating 100 years
Campers from as far back as 35 years ago will be in attendance June 12 to 14 for centennial celebrations of Camp St. Croix, located in the town of Troy since 1909. A schedule of events that begins with dinner on Friday evening, June 12 and runs through Sunday morning, June 14,...
January 8, 2015 - 3:28pm