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MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
Narcan credited for saving lives in Hudson, beyond
Update: Amish crash victims in 'good' condition
New feed store stresses customer service
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Fish still kings in the North
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
River Falls Legion takes third in Mankato tournament
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
RFPD has biggest "Torch Run" year yet
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Every person has a fair story
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 7/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/25/17 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/17 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/17/17, Case No. 17-CV-129, Valerie Sowa
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Amended Ad For Bids - 2017 Mill & Overlay
Ashley G. Speer, 24
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Ruth E. Afdahl, 82
Russell V. Tauferner, 92
Dorothy Esther Johnson, 83
Library Notes: Reading children's books is good for the soul
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
Letters to the editor
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
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November 30, 2012
Rabbits perish in Somerset barn fire
About 120 rabbits died in a rural Somerset barn fire early Friday morning. The Somerset Fire Department was called out to a barn fire at about...
November 30, 2012 - 9:22am
October 8, 2012
House fire victim identified
The St. Croix County Sheriff's department has identified the victim in a rural Somerset house fire late Friday. Thomas H. Cook, 70, was found dead in his house at 2107 County Rd. I. A deputy was dispatched at 11:59 p.m., Oct. 5. A Somerset fire crew was on hand and the structure...
October 8, 2012 - 9:55am
February 1, 2012
Somerset sisters accused of torturing man with pliers
Two Somerset sisters face up to 40 years in jail for allegedly sexually torturing a teenage male with a pair of pliers and forcing him to drink...
February 1, 2012 - 3:14pm
January 27, 2012
Blaze destroys pole shed, vehicles in Somerset Township
What started as a vehicle fire Thursday afternoon quickly grew and destroyed a pole barn in Somerset Township. Travis Belisle, Somerset Fire/Rescue chief, said the call came in around 4:40 p.m.
January 27, 2012 - 11:15am
UPDATE: Hudson teen who died was battling leukemia
The Somerset Police Department, Somerset Fire and Rescue and Lakeview Ambulance were dispatched to 820 Rivard St. at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday, April...
April 27, 2011 - 1:45pm
May 31, 2010
NR man dies in motorcycle crash; Hugo, Minn. woman hurt in separate accident
A 12:10 a.m. motorcycle crash near River's Edge in rural Somerset on Saturday resulted in a fatality. In a separate accident to the south, a Minnesota woman was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul after she crashed through a barbed-wire fence and struck a culvert. Dale A....
May 31, 2010 - 9:28am
April 23, 2010
Grass, pine fire threatens Somerset homes
A large grass fire in a tinder-dry stand of pine trees in Somerset was being battled by firefighters Friday afternoon. Dispatchers received...
April 23, 2010 - 1:33pm
April 7, 2010
Small aircraft has trouble; lands in grassy field
A small airplane taking off from New Richmond Regional Airport on Wednesday afternoon developed engine problems and eventually landed in a grassy...
April 7, 2010 - 4:08pm
March 3, 2010
KCs give to food cause
The combined Knights of Columbus (KC) Councils of St. Croix and Pierce counties presented a check in the amount of $2,500 to the United Way of...
March 3, 2010 - 1:26pm
January 21, 2010
EDC names 2009 top business winners
The St. Croix Economic Development Corp. announced the EDC's selection of the 2009 business of the year awards in St. Croix County. The winners...
January 21, 2010 - 7:32am
December 29, 2009
Girls hold on to top Somerset
Five River Falls' players scored at least seven points, led by senior Tessa Wells' team-high 25, as the Wildcat girls' basketball team held off...
December 29, 2009 - 3:29pm
December 3, 2009
Wildcat skaters off to good start
The Wildcat hockey team overcame a pair of slow starts to win its first two games of the season over the Nov. 28-29 weekend at the Somerset Quad. The...
December 3, 2009 - 8:47am
July 21, 2009
Military video offers glimpse at Wisconsin soldiers' work in Baghdad prison
32nd Brigade Sgt. Frank Merola shot video and produced a story package on the Wisconsin Army National Guard troops working at the Theater Internment Facility (TIF) at Baghdad, Iraq. Video and photography inside such prisons is tightly restricted, so this cleared video footage offers...
July 21, 2009 - 1:32pm
February 26, 2009
Country Splash adds more acts to Somerset concert
The initial 2009 Apple River Country Splash line up was announced in November, but now more acts have been added. Apple River Country Splash has announced that Travis Tritt and Darius Rucker were added to the line-up, which includes Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum,...
February 26, 2009 - 10:31am