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Governor Jim Doyle requested last month that various parts of the state be designated as disaster areas, including St. Croix County. As a result of that request, the Wisconsin Farm Service Agency is working to provide relief to area farmers who have been affected by the recent drought. While many residents dealt with browning lawns and water restrictions, the drought has been no small problem to regional farmers. According to the 2002 census of agriculture by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, there are 1,864 farms in St. Croix County with 232,792 total acres of cropland.
Jeanene Hoover, 44, of Hudson died suddenly Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at her residence. A Celebration of Life will be held at 6:00 PM Sunday, August 20th at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at O'Connell's Sunday evening. Interment will be private. Cremation services with Countryside Crematory of Baldwin.
The Kinni Bassmasters headed north for a pair of fishing tournaments over the weekend, hitting Lake Owen near Cable on Saturday and Big Sissabagama Lake near Stone Lake Sunday. Eleven anglers took part in the two tournaments, with Dave Kirsch of Amery taking top honors Saturday and Duane Preszler of River Falls placing first Sunday. Kirsch weighed in with five bass totaling an estimated 14 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday, but the biggest bass prize went to Jim Everett of Cannon Falls, Minn., who reeled in a 5-pound, 1-ounce lunker that measured 20½ inches long. Second place Saturday went to Lewi
Matt Nikolay, regional coordinator for U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, will hold office hours in River Falls this Monday, July 31. Residents can meet with Nikolay in the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St., from 10:30-11:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary. Area residents can discuss a problem they are having with a federal program or to express opinions before Congress. If residents cannot attend the office hours, they may want to write Sen. Feingold at 425 State St., Room 225, La Crosse, WI 54601 or by phone at 608-782-5585.
The St. Croix County Planning and Zoning Committee will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, August 2, 2006 at 7 p.m. at the St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson, Wisconsin, to consider the following: 1) Ordinance amendments to the St. Croix County Land Use Regulations Chapter 12, Sanitary, to accomplish the following: a. Clarify use of holding tanks for replacement construction, 12.1 F.1., 4., and 5. b. Update definition of a Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment System to be consistent with state language, 12.2 B. 22. 2) Ordinance amendments to the St.
A 22-year-old Pierce County man pleaded guilty Monday to two felony charges in connection with a fatal January car crash outside of Ellsworth. Kyle Jensen, Beldenville, will be sentenced in September for homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and second-degree reckless endangerment. Two other charges stemming from the crash were dropped. The crash that killed 21-year-old Andrew Elsen took place just after 1 p.m. on Jan. 27. Jensen's pickup truck was broadsided by a semitrailer traveling about 50 mph on Highway 63 near County Road N in Ellsworth Township.
PARK FALLS - A dog being trained to hunt bears was killed by wolves on July 1 near Merrill in southwestern Lincoln County. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say a second dog was injured. Officials say this is the first reported attack since the start of the bear hound training season. The season started on July 1 and runs through August 31. Because of the attacks on the dogs the DNR is expanding an existing warning area between Merrill and Rib Lake.
Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park, located on the north edge of River Falls, could soon see the addition of a new occupant. Hudson-based Assembly Services and Packaging (ASAP) was given a letter of offer last Thursday after being approved by the River Falls City Council at its June 27 meeting. In the letter, sent to ASAP President Sara Taylor-Niemann, River Falls City Administrator Bernie Van Osdale proposed "an attractive financial package" to the company, which is considering locating in the northwest corner of the park.
Rabies Vaccination required. The owner of a dog shall have the dog vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian at no later than 5 months of age and re-vaccinated within one year after the initial vaccination. If the owner obtains the dog or brings the dog into this state after the dog has reached 5 months of age, the owner shall have the dog vaccinated against rabies within 30 days after the dog is obtained or brought into the state unless the dog has been vaccinated as evidenced by a current certificate of rabies vaccination from this state or another state.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ST. CROIX COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS JANUARY 8, 2013 9:00 AM County Board Room - St.