Area Breaking News

Wallin named D-SC softball “Player of the Year”

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — To say the least, the 2019 season has been nothing short of magical for this year’s Dunn-St. Croix Player of the Year, Maggie Wallin. “It’s still so surreal to me,” Wallin explained. “But me and my mom have a saying. ‘I’m unstoppable’.” Wallin has pitched 130 and two-thirds innings…

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Gaustad pleads guilty and judge orders him held without bond

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON   —  A former Glenwood City High School teacher charged with seven felonies related to sex crimes involving a teenaged girl in Missouri has pleaded guilty in St. Croix County Circuit Court to two of the seven counts. Peter L.O. Gaustad pleaded guilty in St. Croix County Circuit Court May…

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Boyceville Main Street Becomes a Lake

BOYCEVILLE — This is what it looked like in Boyceville last Wednesday evening, May 8th, following heavy rains. The Main Street is under construction and the road surface and a foot of material had been removed to allow for utility installation, which allowed the rainwater to fill the hole in the street. Above, Mark Gingras…

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Dog owner shoots bear to save his dog’s life

GLENWOOD CITY—A city resident was forced to shoot a bear that attacked his dog near their home in the 300 block of West Walnut Street. The attack happened Sunday, evening, May 12th. According to Glenwood City Police Chief Robert Darwin, the bear attacked the dog on West Walnut Street, and the dog’s owner, Doug Nelson,…

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Two hospitalized from accident at 64 and 128

Glenwood City firefighters used the Jaws of Life to force open the door of this 2008 Kia, to allow emergency personal to remove the driver. The driver, Jonathan T. Gossler, 34, of Mondovi, was involved in a two-vehicle accident at 4:55 p.m., Wednesday, May 1st at the intersection of Highways 128 and 64 in Forest…

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