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Cell towers for Pierce greenlighted by Land Management
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
All about birds: 'Can-do' club posts at DeSanctis
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
Arrests follow interrupted burglary in town of Kinnickinnic
crime and courts
RFHS grad running for his life and loving it
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
University’s annual outdoor art exhibition coming soon
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Edward R. Rang, 88
Kenneth L. Lodahl, 77
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
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Saint Croix County
May 16, 2013
St. Croix parks to have open house, state parks plan free days
St. Croix County will host a County Parks Open House Day Sunday, June 2, for all park visitors. The Open House Day offers free vehicle admission...
May 16, 2013 - 10:24am
April 18, 2013
Accident near Roberts blocks I-94 Thursday afternoon; Minnesota fatal accident also clogs traffic
An accident on westbound I-94 near Highway 65 in Roberts blocked the freeway late Thursday afternoon. The accident, involving a semi and two...
April 18, 2013 - 5:04pm
March 6, 2013
Healthy habits can save money
We know not smoking, being active and making healthy food choices are good for our bodies. But what about our wallets? Research shows healthy...
March 6, 2013 - 11:49am
January 23, 2013
Make a difference, join Big Brothers Big Sisters
On Thursday, Jan. 31, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Big Brothers Big Sisters is holding informational events for anyone interested in learning more about...
January 23, 2013 - 4:30pm
Give daffodils, give hope
The American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days campaign is underway in Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Anyone can assist in the fight against cancer...
January 23, 2013 - 9:03am
December 6, 2012
Holiday lights can be recycled at these places
For many people the holidays are incomplete without festive strands of lights. But what can be done with those colorful lights once they stop...
December 6, 2012 - 2:15pm
October 26, 2012
Investigation finds Eau Galle shooting was justified
The shooting of a town of Eau Galle man in a standoff with sheriff's deputies last month was justified two separate investigations have determined. Patrick McDonnell, 51, was fatally wounded after he shot twice at law officers and they returned fire at 9:09 p.m. Sept. 22. "It is...
October 26, 2012 - 8:51am
October 3, 2012
Board rejects closing county nursing home at New Richmond
The St. Croix County Board of Supervisors rejected a move to close its nursing home facility in New Richmond and passed a resolution to build a new one in a marathon meeting Tuesday. Supervisors Daryl Standafer, Tim Hood, Fred Yoerg, Buck Malick, Chris Kilber, Richard Ottino and...
October 3, 2012 - 8:35am
September 10, 2012
UPDATED: Escapee recaptured near Exit 4, Saturday afternoon
St. Croix County Sheriff John Shilts said Jesse A. Marske, 25, who removed his GPS Bracelet and absconded from custody was found in the area...
September 10, 2012 - 7:32am
August 11, 2012
County adopts pay for performance policy
August 11, 2012 - 5:49am
July 3, 2012
Cooling centers listed in Hudson, St. Croix County
County officials warn people to take precautions during these times of high temperatures and humidity. St. Croix County Emergency Support Services has compiled a list of locations for those who may not have air conditioning available to them. Open the attachment for locations and...
July 3, 2012 - 2:10pm
June 7, 2012
Crash closes westbound I-94 for six hours
Westbound I-94 east of Hudson was closed for six hours on Thursday, June 7, in the wake of a five-vehicle crash involving two semi tractor-trailers. Just...
June 7, 2012 - 9:53pm
May 24, 2012
May 24, 2012: Sheriff investigates suicide incidents
St. Croix County Sheriff's Department has been called to investigate two apparent suicide incidents within two days. At 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, officers answered a call to Willow River State Park on a report a man had text messaged his wife he intended to take his life. The...
May 24, 2012 - 2:11pm
May 11, 2012
St. Croix County Health Center nursing home's future remains cloudy
The future of the St. Croix County Health Center nursing home in New Richmond is anything but secure. Voters who overwhelmingly approved a recent referendum indicating their support for use of taxpayer money to subsidize the St.
May 11, 2012 - 10:03am
May 2, 2012
St. Croix County's March unemployment rate drops
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reginald J. Newson announced the preliminary March unemployment rates for Wisconsin's...
May 2, 2012 - 3:56pm