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SCC Emergency Management seeking input from residents

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that St. Croix County Emergency Management is inviting comment and input from residents, businesses, area organizations, and communities regarding the draft St. Croix County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, 2024-2029 and any needed projects to reduce or eliminate hazard risks to residents and property. St. Croix County has recently completed a draft update of…

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Tribune publishing list of unclaimed property in St. Croix County

Within this issue of the Tribune Press Reporter is a list of names and businesses that could be owners of abandoned property. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue receives reports from various banks, insurance companies, utilities, and other holders of unclaimed property. The list contains the names of persons or businesses in St. Croix County that…

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PR&D working on comprises for ADU concerns in R-1 and GA

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  The Dunn County Planning Resources and Development Committee is working on comprises to address concerns for a zoning ordinance amendment that would include Accessory Dwelling Units in Residential-1 and General Agriculture zoning districts.  The impression is that allowing ADUs in R-1 will result in R-1 zoning districts being inundated…

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U.S. Postal Service recommends new prices for July 2024

WASHINGTON, DC — On April 9, 2024, the U. S. Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission of mailing services price changes to take effect July 14, 2024. The new rates include a 5-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 68 cents to 73 cents. The proposed adjustments,…

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Miu trial: Acquitted on 1st degree intentional homicide but guilty of 1st degree reckless homicide

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON  —  Nicolae Miu has been acquitted of first degree intentional homicide and first degree attempted intentional homicide, but has been found guilty on lesser charges of first degree reckless homicide and first degree recklessly endangering safety. The 54-year-old man from Prior Lake, Minnesota, was charged in connection with a stabbing…

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Colfax fire district ends 2023 nearly $2,700 over budget

By LeAnn R. Ralph Editor’s Note: LeAnn R. Ralph serves as chair of the Colfax Community Fire District Board.  COLFAX  —  The Colfax Community Fire District ended 2023 by being nearly $2,700 over the amount budgeted for expenses. There’s a good reason for that, though.  The Colfax Community Fire District has been saving money to…

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Reckless driver pursued in Dunn County

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at approximately 8:08 a.m., the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a vehicle pursuit initiated by the Wisconsin State Patrol (WSP) that was entering Dunn County westbound on US Highway 12 toward Elk Mound. The suspect vehicle had reportedly fled after a Trooper approached it when making a traffic…

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Safety improvement project on WIS 128 just north of I-94 to start

To invest in Wisconsin’s transportation system, Gov. Tony Evers has signed a $45,959 contract with prime contractor Mattison Contractors, Inc. of Knapp for a safety improvement project on northbound WIS 128 just north of the westbound I-94 entrance and exit ramps southwest of Wilson in St. Croix County. Construction is scheduled to start Monday, April…

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