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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
St. Croix Industries employees find more than just a job
Tracy Green became visibly agitated when talk of the possible closing of St. Croix Industries filled the room. A 28-year-old woman with developmental...
May 30, 2013 - 11:41am
May 21, 2013
Save the trees
A group between 20-30 participated in a protest Tuesday morning to save the two oak trees that have stood on the Pierce County Courthouse front...
May 21, 2013 - 4:17pm
December 13, 2012
Robertson out as Prescott City Administrator
PRESCOTT - The Prescott City Administrator position is vacant again. In a release dated Dec. 7, Mayor Mark Huber stated the City and Mike Robertson have mutually agreed to end his employment, with his final day being Dec. 6. "This decision was made in a Special City Council meeting...
December 13, 2012 - 3:23pm
November 7, 2012
St. Croix County adopts long term plan
St. Croix County has adopted a strategic plan to run through 2035 capping a long arduous path that began in 2008. The strategic plan is a county document of background and policy, said Supervisor Agnes Ring who introduced the measure at the board's regular meeting Monday, Nov. 5. "This...
November 7, 2012 - 4:11pm
November 1, 2012
To build or not to build? Nursing home questions remain
The St. Croix County Board is on record as supporting the construction of a new nursing home to replace an aging facility at the St. Croix Health Center campus in New Richmond. But while the majority of county supervisors have voted to endorse the idea (12-7 according to a vote taken...
November 1, 2012 - 12:52pm
September 28, 2012
County Board continues on in strategic planning
Tuesday's Pierce County Board meeting was so short it was done in 15 minutes. They only talked about four issues, which were: Decided to...
September 28, 2012 - 9:34am
August 10, 2012
O'Boyle lays out his case for another term
PRESCOTT - What was hoped to be a debate between the two candidates for Pierce County District Attorney Thursday at Prescott Kiwanis never materialized....
August 10, 2012 - 7:00am
June 20, 2012
Robertson sees a bright future for Prescott
PRESCOTT--Mike Robertson was spending an internship at the City of Hastings (Minn.) when the administrator there gave him some advice. "He said...
June 20, 2012 - 9:39am
March 30, 2012
Board seeks answers to planned nursing home changes
A special meeting of the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board has been scheduled to discuss the county-owned nursing home in New Richmond. The board will meet at 8 a.m. at the Health and Human Services building in New Richmond.
March 30, 2012 - 12:01pm
February 22, 2012
New county policy clears another hurdle
The new Pierce County personnel policy is one step away from reality. Tuesday, the board approved the first reading of the policy, meaning it'll...
February 22, 2012 - 6:12pm
October 27, 2011
Nine months later: AG says sitting county board member can't be hired as AC
The same week Pierce County announced its new administrative coordinator, one of its past options to fill the position was declared illegal by Wisconsin's attorney general. AG J.B. Van Hollen issued a formal opinion to Pierce County Corporation Counsel Brad Lawrence concluding a...
October 27, 2011 - 4:07pm
Pierce County hires administrative coordinator
Pierce County's search is finally over. Tuesday night, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved JoAnn Miller as its new administrative...
October 27, 2011 - 3:33pm
September 22, 2011
County announces three finalists for AC position
It's down to three for the vacant Pierce County Administrative Coordinator position. The Finance and Personnel committee selected the three finalists Wednesday from a pool of nine semifinalists. The three are: Tony Chladek, former City Administrator for the City of Merrill, Wis.,;...
September 22, 2011 - 11:57am
September 21, 2011
Stillwater bridge backers make their case in D.C.
Local supporters of a new St. Croix River crossing near Stillwater traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with congressional members and lobby...
September 21, 2011 - 2:58pm
August 25, 2011
'New Richmond Land Rush' is on
Like the land rush that helped build up the American wild west, New Richmond is poised to open up the flood gates of development over the next...
August 25, 2011 - 9:57am