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Reading and Rotary: the two "R's" for one local teacher
City to repair Sycamore water tower
Man seriously hurt after falling off cliff near Glen Park
Two GOP lawmakers propose term limits; hunter killed by stray bullet; Arcadia mayor recalled; more Wisconsin news stories
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
crime and courts
Willow River State Park lake has different look
Wild Side: Many plants still green in November
Four Wildcats All-BRC volleyball
Troy Burne’s Snyder honored by PGA
Wildcat soccer falls in OT in state semifinal
Croix Chordsmen plan Christmas concerts
Weekend Happenings, Nov. 27-29 plus Thanksgiving
Another food drive: ‘Grumpy Old Men’ out again to bring joy to River Falls
This Friday in River Falls, put some dazzle in your holiday season
Affordable Care Act info events held around region
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Ordinance 2015-02 (Rename Frontage Rd. #1)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Substation Switchgear
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2015-05 - Amend Section 17.120.020(C)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Norman J. Reiss Estate; Case No. 15PR71
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Man seriously hurt after falling off cliff near Glen Park
June 29, 2010
Driver faces felony charges for accident that injured four
Three felony charges of causing injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle were filed Wednesday morning against one of the drivers involved in a Saturday accident in Roberts. Michael Thomas Johnson, 21, Mendota Heights, Minn., was also charged with a misdemeanor count of causing injury...
News / accidents
June 29, 2010 - 1:28pm
Woman sues, claiming sexual assault in jail
HUDSON -- A former inmate in the St. Croix County jail has filed a lawsuit against the county and its sheriff, alleging she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a jailer, who later killed himself. Jackie L. Peterson, 32, currently an inmate in the Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional...
December 29, 2009 - 5:04pm
December 1, 2009
Suspect in Minnesota church sex assault had St. Croix County conviction
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Bail was set Monday at $500,000 for the man accused of beating, raping and robbing a 73-year-old woman last week at a northern...
December 1, 2009 - 5:47am
June 4, 2009
Committee chooses favorite for county treasurer job
The interview committee has a nominee for St.
June 4, 2009 - 4:51pm
Do NOT bring your own firewood
As of June 8, 2009 visitors to the St. Croix County Parks may no longer bring in firewood or other sources of wood from outside the county parks. Firewood will continue to be available for purchase at the campground in Glen Hills County Park. This new rule is necessary because...
June 4, 2009 - 2:23pm
May 27, 2009
St. Croix Co. records first case of H1N1
Public Health officials confirmed St. Croix County's first case of H1N1 novel influenza Wednesday. Already on summer break from school, the child is recovering at home, said a county spokesperson. Public Health officers said the child is from the Hudson area but does not attend school...
May 27, 2009 - 12:49pm
May 8, 2009
Over 50 people apply for county treasurer job
Fifty-three candidates met the May 5 deadline to apply for the position of St. Croix County treasurer. The County Board voted last month to take applications and appoint a treasurer to fill out the term of Cheryl Slind, who is leaving May 29 to take a job with a private software...
May 8, 2009 - 4:54pm
May 5, 2009
St. Croix jail lawsuit settles for $1 million
St. Croix County, its insurer and a company that provided medical services to inmates have agreed to pay $1 million to the family of a 28-year-old man who died in jail. An out-of-court settlement was reached with the family of Brandon Lee Hessler, New Richmond, who died March 18,...
May 5, 2009 - 3:03pm
April 24, 2009
Town of Kinnickinnic man faces charges of molesting child relative
Craig F. Ahlman, 41, 525 90th St., was charged earlier this week by the St. Croix County district attorney with two felonies for sexual assault of a child under age 16.
April 24, 2009 - 1:12pm
April 23, 2009
Come join, it's for the birds
If you appreciate nature, savor slow walks in the woods or along the river, and would enjoy gentle outings with a spouse, child or a friend,...
April 23, 2009 - 8:58am
April 22, 2009
Bids awarded for Government Center projects
HUDSON -- Contracts are being finalized and work on the roof, exterior walls and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system in the St. Croix County Government Center will begin soon. Building Services Director Art Tobin said that he expects the projects will start within...
April 22, 2009 - 1:12pm
April 8, 2009
To say Keith Anding has been on a roll lately would be a drastic understatement. Anding had a night most bowlers only dream of while competing...
April 8, 2009 - 12:57pm
April 7, 2009
Master gardeners offer beautification grants
The St. Croix County Master Gardener's Association (SCVMGA) wants to help beautify western Wisconsin communities this summer. The SCVMGA will award a total of $3,500 in grant money. Projects must be conducted by a non-profit or community service organization. Deadline for applications...
April 7, 2009 - 3:53pm
April 3, 2009
County treasurer resigns
Cheryl Slind, who has been St.
April 3, 2009 - 8:43am
Services held for former St. Croix EDC director David Piggott
Services were to be held Friday, April 3 in Superior for David Piggott, who served as executive director of the St. Croix County Economic Development...
April 3, 2009 - 7:30am