Woman dies in Pine Lake

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The body of a Baldwin woman was discovered in Pine Lake early Sunday morning.

Kristelle Marie Wolle, 38, was found deceased in the waters of Pine Lake a short time after the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of 117th Avenue and 207th Street in the Town of Hammond.

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Krueger elected chair of Boyceville fire and ambulance

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

By LeAnn R. Ralph

BOYCEVLLE — Gilbert Krueger has once again been elected as chair of both the Boyceville Fire District and the Boyceville Ambulance District.

Krueger was elected by representatives of both districts at the April 16 meetings of the fire district and the ambulance district.

None of the other representatives expressed an interest in serving as chair, and Krueger was elected unanimously.

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Boyceville schools need bus drivers

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

By LeAnn R. Ralph

BOYCEVLLE — The Boyceville School District is in desperate need of bus drivers.

“We are really, really short on bus drivers. We’ll just have to suffer through the next five weeks,” said Kevin Sipple, district administrator, at the Boyceville Board of Education’s Monday night meeting.

The school district had one particularly active substitute driver who drove buses for a variety of activities, he said.

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CHS graduate new owner of Anytime Fitness

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

By LeAnn R. Ralph

COLFAX — Allie Kruger, a 2007 graduate of Colfax High School, says that buying the Anytime Fitness franchise in Colfax is somewhat of a dream come true for her.

The business also is an opportunity for Kruger to develop a wellness program for Anytime members.

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Howard adds setbacks to sand mine ordinance

Monday, April 21st, 2014

By LeAnn R. Ralph

TOWN OF HOWARD — New sand mines in the Town of Howard east of Colfax will have to be located at least 800 feet from a residence.

The Howard Town Board approved a number of revisions to the township’s nonmetallic mine operator’s licensing ordinance at the April 15 meeting, including the setback provision.

Prior to the most recent revision of the ordinance, there were no setbacks for sand mines.

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