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Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
crime and courts
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
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
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
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
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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St Croix County
May 14, 2015
UPDATE: Baldwin man in critical condition after Highway 12 crash
A Baldwin man remained hospitalized Thursday, a day after the motorcycle he was driving struck the back of a River Falls woman's car in the Town of Hammond. According to a St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office news release, Michael L. Halderson, 34, was taken by ambulance from the...
May 14, 2015 - 7:12am
March 12, 2015
River Falls men charged in Roberts pipe bomb case
Two River Falls men were gathering up discarded snack chips in Roberts when police discovered a homemade explosive inside the car they were in,...
News/crime and courts
March 12, 2015 - 9:33am
January 22, 2015
UPDATE: Minnesota man charged with vehicular homicide in wake of Tuesday's fatal crash
A memorial service was held Sunday afternoon at The Orchard in Baldwin for a 54-year-old Woodville woman who was killed in a crash at Erin Corners...
January 22, 2015 - 9:36am
January 14, 2015
Man escapes fiery car thanks to three Good Samaritans
Thanks to the heroics of three Good Samaritans, a 31-year-old Houlton man survived what could have been a deadly car crash in the Town of St....
January 14, 2015 - 1:11pm
January 25, 2014
UPDATE: Man identified in fatal snowmobile crash
A New Richmond snowmobiler lost his life Saturday in a crash on a snowmobile trail in the Town of Stanton north of the Laurel Supper Club. The snowmobiler was identified as Eric D. Herbison, 48, of New Richmond, according to Conservation Warden Paul Sickman with the Wisconsin Department...
January 25, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 22, 2013
Clear Lake man killed in Thursday crash
A Clear Lake man was killed and two other people were injured when two vehicles collided on Highway 63/64 east of 240th Street in the Town of...
November 22, 2013 - 10:55am
August 8, 2013
St. Croix County included in disaster declaration
Governor Scott Walker announced Thursday, Aug. 8, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) major disaster declaration for eight counties impacted by flooding in June. The counties named in the declaration are St. Croix, Ashland, Bayfield, Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Richland and...
August 8, 2013 - 4:45pm
July 31, 2013
River Falls man dies in Wednesday morning crash
A 66-year-old River Falls man died in a two-car accident at the intersection of County Road G and County Road T near New Richmond Wednesday morning. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene in Erin Prairie Township at 6:25 a.m. July 31. According to a press release...
July 31, 2013 - 11:31am
July 23, 2013
Another successful fair
Sunday wrapped up another year of tractor pulls, clowns, and animals at the St. Croix County Fair. Held July 17-21, this was the 104th year of...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 23, 2013 - 10:24am
June 7, 2013
SCI clients, parents send impassioned message to county
Tears, cheers and pleas filled the room as the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board and Council on Aging and Disabilities met together...
June 7, 2013 - 9:15am
May 14, 2013
Houlton woman dies in Monday afternoon crash
A Houlton woman died in a two-vehicle crash at 2:12 p.m. Monday, May 13, in St. Joseph Township. According to a press release from the St. Croix County Sheriff's office, a 2011 Hyundai Accent, driven by Darlene Breault, 74, of Houlton was leaving the parking lot at 1415 Main St....
May 14, 2013 - 6:43am
April 23, 2013
UPDATE: Snowy I-94 crash results in two fatalities
Two elderly Altoona residents -- Harvey Wick, age 85, and his wife, Ruth Wick, 84 -- have been identified as the individuals who died Monday night when their 1999 Buick ran off I-94 and rolled over an embankment. A passenger, Judy K. Harris, 54, of Spooner, sustained minor injuries. The...
April 23, 2013 - 6:40am
March 1, 2013
Editorial: Gun control: Time to take commons-sense steps for our protection
Editor's Note: The following guest editorial was written by Eric Johnson, St. Croix County district attorney since 1989. Johnson, a graduate...
March 1, 2013 - 8:57am
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