Area News

Boyceville High School senior accepted to Stanford University

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE  — Boyceville High School senior Jason Swanepoel never thought he had a chance to be accepted at Stanford University. When asked if he was surprised to learn of his acceptance, “surprised is an understatement,” he said. “I had just made plans to visit another college which I would have eventually…

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New Richmond woman pleads guilty to tax and mail fraud charges

MADISON – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Stephanie M. Johnson, 40, New Richmond, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty to failing to pay payroll taxes withheld from her employees’ paychecks.  Johnson also pleaded guilty to defrauding her corporation and her business partner.  Johnson entered these guilty pleas in U.S.…

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Fatal motorcycle accident occurs in Dunn County

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 about 4:30 a.m. the Dunn County E-911 Center received a report of a missing motorcyclist. The victim was not at his residence and his motorcycle was gone. At 5:05 a.m., the Dunn County E-911 Center received a report of a motorcycle crash on CTH C at 290th Avenue in the…

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Rod Dicus announces his candidacy for Dunn County sheriff

ELK MOUND  —  Dunn County Sheriff’s Department investigator Rod Dicus has announced his candidacy for sheriff. Deputy Dicus, who is running as a Democratic candidate, is the third person to declare his candidacy for Dunn County sheriff in the November 6 election. Dunn County Deputy Adam Zukowski and Captain Kevin Bygd with the Dunn County…

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St. Croix County Fair is just around the corner

Remember the memories of summer when you and your family traveled to the local fair and spent hours enjoying an American tradition?  Cotton candy, Ferris wheels, clowns, rides, cattle, homemade cakes and pies. We can all vividly remember these county fair staples from our childhood.

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