Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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Voters in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District will choose Nov. 4 between Sean Duffy, the Republican who has represented the district for one term and Kelly Westlund, a Democrat, businesswoman and former Ashland City Council member. Here are the candidates’ responses to two questions: What are the most important issues in your race, and how do you plan to address them? Duffy: Jobs and the economy remain the number one issue on the minds of the 7th District’s hardworking middle class families.
Despite concern that the architecture’s estimates are substantially higher than the amount the board intends to spend, the St.
Since Jan. 1, a St. Croix County assistant district attorney has filed eight civil court cases, attempting to claim over $18,500 in cash, three printers and an automobile seized during drug arrests. ADA Amber Hahn, who advises the St. Croix Valley Drug Task Force, said officers were frustrated at arresting dealers, helping convict them and then seeing them walk away with cash apparently earned selling drugs -- even though the offenders still owed fines or restitution. “Once the case was closed, they were basically handing the money back over to the drug dealer,” said Hahn.
In an apparent shift of direction, the St.
A stop at Lock and Dam 6 in Trempealeau, lunch with business leaders in Hudson and an update on the St. Croix Crossing project were on the route as U.S.
Results for St. Croix County clerk of circuit court write-in candidates will be posted after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, announced County Clerk Cindy Campbell. Campbell said that because the situation is so unusual and because state rules for write-in candidates have changed, she wants to check over voting reports before announcing totals.
Tuesday morning, Aug. 5, St. Croix County supervisors finalized a union contract that will give 70 St. Croix County patrol deputies, investigators and jailers pay increases for 2013, 2014 and 2015. The agreement with the Wisconsin Professional Police Association was adopted on a unanimous vote by the County Board. The settlement will give a series of raises, some retroactive: a 2 percent increase effective Jan. 1, 2013; 1 percent effective July 1, 2013; 2 percent effective Jan. 1, 2014; 1 percent effective July 1, 2014; and 2 percent effective Jan.
In St. Croix County primaries are scheduled Aug. 12 to choose both a Republican and a Democrat candidate in the 7th Congressional District. During this partisan primary, voters may vote on the ballot of only one party. Sean Duffy is the 7th District incumbent. Democratic candidates for the congressional seat are: Mike Krsiean , Houlton, who ran for Congress as an Independent in 2010. He calls himself a “JFK Democrat,” saying John F.
When they go to the polls Nov. 4 to elect new state and federal officers, St. Croix County residents will also be asked their opinion of Wisconsin’s decision not to...
St. Croix County Clerk of Court Lori Meyer has resigned, but barring an unusual set of circumstances, hers could be the only name for the position on the November ballot, and she could conceivably win. “Her name is on the ballot.