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Bob and Nancy Johnson and family will host the 37th annual St. Croix County Farm-City Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 on their family farm at 1963 110th Ave., Baldwin. Events include a guided farm tour, petting barnyard, exhibits and displays, a farm machinery display, lunch and family activities. Everyone is welcome, and the event will be held rain or shine. Sponsors are St. Croix County farmers, businesses and St. Croix County UW-Extension. Meet the Johnsons
The dog days of summer wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Pierce County Fair. Stop in, take in the sights, visit with friends old and new and enjoy the "All County Reunion," going until Sunday, Aug. 12.
As the investigation continues into an outbreak of a waterborne illness this summer at a Zumbrota campground, state health officials have been working with the business owner to reduce the risk of illness.
Voters across Wisconsin will see numerous statewide offices on the Aug. 14 primary ballot. Candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and more will be narrowed as they near the Nov. 6 general election. Competitive primary races in Wisconsin include: Governor, Democratic Andy Gronik (withdrew) Matt Flynn Residence: Milwaukee Occupation: Attorney, former Democratic Party of Wisconsin chairman Website: https://forwardwithflynn.com/ Video interview:
Three Democrats are vying in next week's primary to challenge Plum City Republican Mel Pittman in the November general election for the District 31 Senate seat. Video interviews of all three candidates are available at Wisconsin Eye's website under www.wiseye.org/Campaign-2018. Two of the three Senate District 31 candidates — Steve Boe and Jeff Smith — participated in a RiverTown Multimedia questionnaire. Steve Boe Age: 34
A burglary was reported July 23 at W7696 770th Ave. in River Falls. An iPad and jewelry were reportedly stolen. A second burglary was reported later that day at W7698 770th Ave. in River Falls. A money order and change were reportedly stolen. Motorist yells at deputy for being followed
The River City Chorale will kick off its 10th anniversary season by presenting "Awake My Soul and Sing" a summer concert series at the end of July. More than 150 vocalists from Hudson, Stillwater, the St. Croix River Valley, the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin are excited to share an amazing blend of vocal music with the community and invite the public attend to attend these performances.
Warrant arrest Deputies found and arrested a man with a felony warrant at 8:21 p.m. June 25 at 368 W. Main St., Ellsworth. The man, an Ellsworth resident, was arrested on suspicion of methamphetamine possession and felony bail jumping. Computer crime reported A computer crime was reported June 26 at a River Falls home. A man said his email service had been shut down. Information was gathered. Traffic trouble
An officer responded to 50th Street / Highway 10 in Plum City at 4:53 p.m. June 17 for five power poles over the roadway. Road closed signs were put up by the township while Xcel Energy fixed them. Hager City garage fire Deputies assisted Ellsworth Fire at a garage fire at 11:40 a.m. June 13 at N2954 985th St. in Hager City. Sticky fingers
Due to flooding conditions and the current weather forecast of additional rain, travel overnight is not advised in Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, and Iron Counties. WisDOT continues to work with County and Local partners to identify and sign detour routes early on Monday, June 18.