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Getting to know who's on the ballot
Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man pleads not guilty in death of UW-Stout student; state budget briefings begin; 8 more state news stories
Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
Saint Croix County
June 4, 2015
Updated: Authorities launch cockfighting raids in western Wisconsin
St. Croix County authorities participated Tuesday (June 2) in a major cockfighting-related raid that spanned two western Wisconsin counties. According...
News/crime and courts
June 4, 2015 - 9:43am
June 1, 2015
Finance Committee OKs $8 million for Willow River dam
MADISON – On Friday, May 29, the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee approved a measure that would provide over $8 million in state funding for the repair or replacement of the Little Falls Dam in Willow River State Park in Hudson. The State Building Commission had previously...
June 1, 2015 - 8:07am
May 19, 2015
No interest home repair loans available
Have you been putting off needed repairs to your home? There are funds available to help homeowners who would like to make repairs...
May 19, 2015 - 9:19am
May 15, 2015
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
Eight options will be mapped out for the future of the Little Falls Lake dam, but Department of Natural Resources officials said last week it...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am
March 23, 2015
County’s January unemployment rate at 4.6 percent
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary January 2015 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties...
March 23, 2015 - 10:58am
January 28, 2015
Updated information: 19 arrested at cockfight near Glenwood City
Following up on a tip, the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office raided a cockfight in rural St. Croix County, about seven miles north of Glenwood City on Saturday. The address of the property where the fight took place is 1731 315th St. in rural Glenwood City. Deputies found about...
January 28, 2015 - 2:42pm
July 30, 2014
Human trafficking is rearing its ugly head in western Wisconsin
Not that it’s a big problem in St. Croix and Pierce counties, but the fact that human trafficking exists has prompted River Falls-based Turningpoint...
July 30, 2014 - 1:50pm
June 1, 2013
United Way's online auction features Paul McCartney tickets
United Way St. Croix Valley will be running its fourth annual online auction throughout the month of June. All proceeds generated by this year's...
June 1, 2013 - 10:13am
May 21, 2013
County-wide tire collection June 1
St. Croix County residents: Don't miss out on the Tire and Appliance Collection on Saturday, June 1. Take advantage of this great opportunity...
May 21, 2013 - 10:00am
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
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
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