Area Breaking News

Colfax Lutheran “Wells for Malawi” campaign closes with $8,680 raised to dig new wells

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Since March of 2018, the Colfax Lutheran “Wells for Malawi” campaign has raised $8,680. Colfax Lutheran member Marge Hernandez, who has served as the fund-raising chairperson, said the campaign officially ended this month. The fund-raising campaign was originally scheduled to conclude April 1, but after the COVID-19 pandemic closed…

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St. Croix County Board Does Not Adopt COVID-19 Communicable Disease Ordinance

HUDSON, WI —  At a special meeting held Tuesday November 17, the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors voted 10-9 not to adopt the COVID-19 Communicable Disease Ordinance. During the meeting, the Board Supervisors discussed the ordinance and recommended amendments before the final vote to not adopt the ordinance. District 17 supervisor Judy Achterhof, which…

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Biden wins!

As of Tuesday morning, Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the presidential election against incumbent Donald Trump. According to information that this newspaper was able to obtain, the popular vote gave Biden 76,344,567 to Trump’s 71,445,114. But the most important vote is the vote in the Electoral College, where at present Biden has…

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Motorcyclist loses life in St. Joe’s crash

Town of ST. JOSEPH — A motorcyclist died early Thursday morning, November 5 when he crashed in St. Joseph Township. 27-year-old Anthony M. Oellerich, 27 of River Falls, WI, died at the scene. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident located at State Highway 35 and Main Street in Houlton, WI at…

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Two arrested following chase in St. Croix County

TOWN OF EAU GALLE — Authorities have taken two subjects into custody following a high-speed chase in St. Croix County early Wednesday morning, November 4. Accroding to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol, at approximately 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, November 4 a Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on…

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