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N.C. man charged in St. Croix County online sex sting
A North Carolina man was ordered to post $5,000 cash bond last week after allegedly arranging a sexual encounter in New Richmond with a teenager who turned out to be an undercover sheriff's deputy.
Spring Valley woman suspected of OWI in crash
Authorities said alcohol was a factor in a crash that injured a motorist Sunday, Dec. 9, in rural Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said the crash, reported at 6:33 p.m. at County Road BB and 370th Street in the town of El Paso, involved a single-vehicle rollover. The vehicle, a 2005
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/20/18 Hearing - Williams Rezoning
The St. Croix County Community Development Committee will be conducting a public hearing on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., at the St. Croix County Government Center, County Board Room, 1101 Carmichael Rd., Hudson, Wisconsin, to consider the following petition(s):
Kroeze to appear on WPR program
Current contestant and singer Chris Kroeze from Barron will talk about his experience on “The Voice” on Spectrum West, which airs at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Ideas Network, broadcast on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/River Falls. The program a
Female delivery driver says extra precautions needed for safety
Sitting in a green booth in front of Italian-themed wallpaper at Carbone's Pizzeria in the corner of the South Side Mall in River Falls, Olivia Milano, a Carbone's Pizzeria delivery driver, recounts her experiences as one of the few female drivers working in town.
Feds allege Baldwin man scammed customers for $1.1M
A Baldwin man accused of defrauding his customers of more than $1.1 million was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday in Madison. The U.S. Attorney's Office said 41-year-old Jamie Smith faces 23 counts including wire fraud, mail fraud and making a false statement on a loan application. Each
Tuesday Hockey: Tigers, Spartans lose to more experienced MBC opponents
The New Richmond boys hockey team knows the early part of the season is all about progress. The Tigers dropped a 3-0 decision to Baldwin-Woodville on Tuesday night at the New Richmond Sports Center. The loss drops the Tigers to 0-2 in the Middle Border Conference, but the losses have come against th
WisDOT to hold public meeting for Highway 29 improvements Wednesday at RFHS
RIVER FALLS -- The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss multiple improvements to WIS 29 between South Junction County Highway QQ and WIS 65 in Pierce County 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at the River Falls High Scho
Gymnasts take Chippewa Invite title
It's been a long time since the Hudson gymnastics team beat River Falls. But both the Raider varsity and JV teams did just that Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Chippewa Falls Snowflake Invitational.
Sarah Stonich reads from her latest work in this week’s literary events
MELISSA COLEMAN: Signs copies of “The Minimalist Kitchen.” 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16; Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls. ALLEN ESKENS: Minnesotan reads from his widely praised novel “The Shadows We Hide.” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.11; River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis., pres
That's So Minnesota: Holiday Houses
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - We had many traditions in my family growing up, and among them, was looking at the holiday lights in my hometown of River Falls, Wis. My dad would drive us a few laps around town to check them out, every year. Some homes had the same set up every year, but it didn't matter. I
Man arrested after crashing Audi through Stillwater townhouse
Police arrested a 23-year-old man early Sunday on charges of driving while intoxicated after he drove his 2010 Audi through a townhouse in Stillwater. Gabriel Lutterman told police he had five drinks at the Portside in downtown Stillwater prior to driving into the living room of a unit at Birchwood
12-7 through 12-8 Prep Roundup: Menomonie's Skillings, Fenton win titles at Barron wrestling invite
BARRON — Menomonie wrestlers Sam Skillings and Andrew Fenton each capped unbeaten days with championships on Saturday at the Barron invitational. Skillings won three matches by pinfall at 170 pounds and Fenton scored three pinfalls of his own at 285 pounds to each earn championships. In addition to
Hammond Library column: Upcoming events
Check out what we have coming up at the Hammond Community Library. This information can also be found in the Hammond Community Education flyer, which is available at the library.
Wrestling: Panthers take Eau Claire North team title; SVE led by seniors; Luksich named 195-pound champ
The Ellsworth Panthers claimed the team title of the Eau Claire North Invitational and brought home four individual first-place finishes from the Huskies' invite on Saturday, Dec. 8.
New Richmond wrestlers look to go 2-0 in MBC at Baldwin-Woodville Thursday
It would have been easy to write off the New Richmond wrestlers midway through their season-opening match last Thursday against Osceola. Halfway through the dual, New Richmond trailed 25-12. The Tigers flipped the script in the second half of the night, winning six of the final seven matches to pull
Thursday's Results: A rough night for local wrestling teams
All three local wrestling teams took their lumps in Middle Border Conference dual matches held on Thursday night. New Richmond went to Baldwin-Woodville and lost to the Blackhawks, 48-21. Somerset hosted Osceola and lost 70-9. St. Croix Central hosted defending MBC champion Ellsworth and lost 70-6.
Stillwater Mom Speaks Out After Son Is Shot, Killed By Police
STILLWATER, MN — A family in the east metro is grieving after a 22-year-old was shot and killed while suffering a mental health crisis in Stillwater late last month. Keaton James Larson, 22, was shot after police responded to a call about a suicidal male in the early morning hours of Nov. 21, accord
Man arrested after crashing car into living room in Stillwater, Minn.
STILLWATER, Minn. (FOX 9) - A man is in custody after he crashed his car into a home early Sunday morning in Stillwater, Minnesota. According to police, at 2:17 a.m., authorities received a call about a car that crashed into a woman's living room in the 14000 block of 62nd Street North. The driver,
Hudson pastor column: Our days are numbered
If you are like me, you are wondering when we're going to get our sunny fall weather — better known as Indian summer. All of a sudden, it's December! As some young people would say "Wait, what?" Time refuses to stand still, and I can't figure out how to slow it down! Psalm 90:12 says, "Teach us to n