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Pink is a problem, city says
City to look at combined EMS, Fire building at Ward Avenue
Former Junior Redbirds coach charged with felony child sex crimes
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin gets sweltering heat for first day of Fall; and more state news stories
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
crime and courts
Runners sweep RL Invite
Trinity Academy XC starts strong
Raiders set for BRC Golf Tourney
Tennis handed first BRC loss
Raider spikers stretch streak to six
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
Crowning Achievements Pageant set for Nov. 4
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
Fall colors, flavors and fun at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Donis L. Cullum Estate; Case No. 17PR87
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Equal Opportunity Housing Notice
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Crossing Trail Head- Well Construction
NOTICE and ORDER of HEARING: 9/21/17, Case No. 17TP24, Terminate Parental Rights
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: MHC Paradise Landing, LLC
Betty Ann Tynes, 88
Peter E. Todd, 94
Harold R. Olson, 89
James King (Kingfish)
Letters: Thank you for road project; Reaction to inclusion resolution
Library column: Banned books at the library
Column: New bridge begins new chapter
Pastoral Reflections column: 'Image-Bearers'
Letters: Hypocrisy of their words; Not fair to feature only public schools
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December 23, 2013
New Richmond man charged in Somerset school threat incident
Andrew J.R. Wallace, 20, of New Richmond, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday afternoon in connection with an alleged verbal threat...
December 23, 2013 - 9:12am
December 20, 2013
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- Hundreds of Wisconsin public school unions have decided to stay in business for one more year, even with their very limited bargaining powers. Voting ended Thursday for about 400 unions that represent teachers, support staffers, and school office employees. State officials...
December 20, 2013 - 9:24am
December 19, 2013
Analysts: 'Political theatre' won't shift state's job picture; UW GB chancellor to quit; 12 more state stories
MADISON -- Policy analysts say Wisconsin's slow job growth has been a thorn in the state's side for the entire 2000's -- and all the political spin and finger-pointing won't change that. Dale Knapp of the Wisconsin Taxpayers' Alliance says the increase in jobs under Republican G...
December 19, 2013 - 9:54am
December 18, 2013
DATCP warns of court-case scam; 14-year-old suspected of killing Ashland man; More state news
'Twas the week before Christmas, and all through Wisconsin, con artists continue to stir. In the latest rip-off, a caller says you may be a respondent in a court case and you might have your wages garnished if you don't press a key on your phone, talk to a litigator and presumably...
December 18, 2013 - 11:16am
December 17, 2013
Arrangements announced for three victims of last week's crash
Funeral and visitation announcements were announced for the three girls, all cousins, who died last week in a SUV-truck accident. The visitation...
December 17, 2013 - 4:19pm
Frac mining company fined $200,000 for polluting stream; Durand couple loses court fight over tourist train; 11 more state news briefs
TREMPEALEAU COUNTY --For the first time, a frac-sand mining company in western Wisconsin is paying a large fine for causing pollution. The state Department of Justice said yesterday that Preferred Sands of Pennsylvania will pay $200,000 for causing mud to flow into a stream and...
December 17, 2013 - 10:17am
December 16, 2013
Car gets worst of it in vehicle-snowplow crash
A motorist who collided with a St.
December 16, 2013 - 4:05pm
Hotel fire displaces 30 at Wausau; Walker grabs brief spotlight on 'Meet the Press'; more state news
WAUSAU -- Up to 30 long-term residents lost their homes in a weekend fire at the Wausau Days Inn, located north of the fairgrounds on the city's northwest side. Officials said Sunday that the blaze started in a plumbing-and-electrical space between two rooms at the Days Inn on Wausau's...
December 16, 2013 - 9:34am
December 13, 2013
Cold slows St. Croix bridge work just a bit; Child molester sentenced to 145 years in prison; More state news
In spite of the cold weather, construction continues on the new St. Croix River bridge near Hudson. Tugboats have moved a growing amount of ice from the river this week so crews from the Sauk County firm of Edward Kraemer and Sons can finish installing the pier foundations for...
December 13, 2013 - 9:05am
UPDATE: Two children dead from car-semi accident near Prescott
PRESCOTT - Two children were killed, and three other people were hurt after a truck and an SUV collided yesterday in Oak Grove Township at the...
December 13, 2013 - 7:43am
December 12, 2013
80-year prison term recommended for child-abuse ‘monster’; Gogebic needs permits from county clerks, foresters; more state news
A Racine man could spend the rest of his life in prison after he molested six kids and made videos of the assaults with titles like "Monster Unleashed." Alexander Richter, 30, will be sentenced this afternoon. Prosecutors are recommending 80 years behind bars, thus making it all...
December 12, 2013 - 9:57am
UPDATE: River Falls man jailed after allegedly slashing friend’s throat
Hours of drinking together ended violently for two friends on Tuesday, Dec. 10. One was accused of taking a kitchen knife and cutting the...
December 12, 2013 - 9:39am
December 11, 2013
Dairy leaders decry bovine abuse caught on video; Fire damages stores downtown Ripon; more state news
Wisconsin dairy leaders are condemning the animal abuse videotaped at a large farm in Brown County. An investigator from Mercy for Animals taped incidents at the Wiese Brothers Farm near Greenleaf in which cows were kicked, whipped and suspended in the air. State veterinarian Paul...
December 11, 2013 - 9:25am
December 10, 2013
Compromise in works on frac-sand proposal; P&P officer accused of lobster theft, more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin communities could keep more control over their frac-sand mines, under a compromise that's being worked on at the State Capitol. Senate Republican Tom Tiffany of Hazelhurst rankled local leaders in October, when he proposed the state take away the towns' police...
December 10, 2013 - 9:53am
December 9, 2013
Common Core vote expected Thursday; Iron River couple found murdered; more state briefs
MADISON -- A special state Assembly committee is scheduled to release a report on recommendations for changes to the Common Core education standards in Wisconsin. The committee, created by Republicans earlier in the year, was formed to study and release possible changes to the voluntary...
December 9, 2013 - 9:10am