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SCC school fire arson suspect arrested

May 2, 2013 in New Richmond News

Police announced a suspect has been arrested, following the investigation of the St. Croix Central Elementary School fire at a community meeting held by the St. Croix Central School District to update parents and community members on the latest developments regarding the efforts being made to resume classes. Continue Reading

Location found for SCC elementary classes

May 1, 2013 in New Richmond News

After a Tuesday, April 30, fire closed St. Croix Central Elementary, district officials have been searching for a place to hold classes for the remainder of the school year. District Superintendent David Bradley said the district has identified Rolling Ridges Girl Scout Camp, approximately 6 miles northwest of Roberts. Continue Reading

Municipal officers recognized

March 15, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

Long serving officers of municipalities in St. Croix County were recognized by the board of supervisors March 7. The group includes, from left, Tom Caflisch, River Falls City Council, Lois Burri, town of Cylon treasurer for 34 years, Katy Kapaun, Roberts, Steve Peterson, Hammond, George Klein, North Hudson, Chuck Pizzi, Roberts, and Ken Peterson, Hammond.
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SCC choses next superintendent

March 15, 2013 in New Richmond News

The St. Croix Central School Board has chosen Timothy R. Widiker, current principal in the Webster School District, as its next superintendent. He will replace David Bradley, who is retiring at the end of the school year. Continue Reading

St. Croix Electric celebrates 75 years

November 29, 2012 in New Richmond News

For 75 years, St. Croix Electric Cooperative has been “powering communities, while empowering members to improve their quality of life.”
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Hammond bank to close

October 26, 2012 in New Richmond News

Starting in early 2013, some Hammond residents may have to go farther to get to the bank. Associated Bank announced Hammond was one of 10 branches being closed in Wisconsin. Continue Reading

Associated Bank to close branch at Hammond

October 18, 2012 in New Richmond News

Associated Bank said Wednesday it plans to close another 10 branches in Wisconsin and two more in Illinois. Among those on the list are the Hammond branch and the Hudson Associated Branch located at Hudson County Market, 2310A Crest View Drive. Continue Reading

Pastor paints to preach

October 6, 2012 in New Richmond News

Paul Oman was serving as a pastor in Birchwood in 2006 when he decided to try painting in front of the congregation. Continue Reading

PetaPalooza this weekend, dogs welcome to compete

September 28, 2012 in New Richmond News

For the second year running, St. Croix Valley residents will get a chance to attend a gathering they can bring their dogs to at the Second annual “PetaPalooza” event on Sunday Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Warren Township Park. Continue Reading

Eight fire departments unite to fight maize blaze

September 13, 2012 in New Richmond News

A Sept. 10 fire in a corn field south of County Road J near Hammond took eight fire departments to put out, including all three United Fire and Rescue Stations (Hammond, Baldwin, Woodville) as well as Roberts, River Falls, Hudson, New Richmond, Spring Valley, Glenwood City and St. Joseph’s Fire Departments.
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