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Colfax woman killed in Washburn County crash

SPOONER — A 20-year-old woman from Colfax died in a one vehicle rollover crash in Washburn County near Spooner on Friday, May 29. The deceased, Jade Riley Lansing, was a backseat passenger in a 2004 Jeep Liberty driven by Axel Michael Seltrecht, 18, of Colfax. Kaya Lee Isker, 18, of Houlton, was a front seat…

GCHS Class of 2020 take to City Streets to celebrate with a graduation parade

SERVPro Truck catches fire (video)

May 12 election results: Tiffany wins special election for 7th district

By Amber Hayden Republican Tom Tiffany defeated Tricia Zunker for the seat in the 7th district to replace Sean Duffy. The unofficial results for Tuesday, May 12, election were posted the following day, Wednesday, showing Tiffany had beaten Zunker by 27,639 votes overall. In St. Croix County Tiffany earned 1,704 more votes than Zunker with…

River Falls man dies when bus rolls on him at Cedar Lake Speedway

A tragic accident on the opening night of the 2020 race season at Cedar Lake Speedway near New Richmond has claimed the life of a 62-year-old River Falls man. Edward A. Nicholson died last Friday evening, May 20 when a bus rolled on top of him while he was attempting to help other track personnel…

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