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St. Croix Animal Friends begin push to build shelter

June 13, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

St. Croix Animal Friends Inc. is ready for action, the leaders say.
Seven years after the nonprofit corporation formed to establish a shelter for dogs and cats, it is preparing to embark on a major capital campaign in the fall. Continue Reading

County board postpones SCI resolution; will revisit the measure in August

June 6, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

A resolution to privatize St. Croix Industries stalled on the floor and was postponed until August following a wave of citizen response at the county board of supervisors meeting Tuesday night. Continue Reading

United Way’s online auction features Paul McCartney tickets

June 1, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

United Way St. Croix Valley will be running its fourth annual online auction throughout the month of June. All proceeds generated by this year’s auction will be used to support programs that provide basic needs like food and shelter in St. Croix, Pierce and Polk counties. Continue Reading

County-wide tire collection June 1

May 21, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Don’t miss out on the Tire and Appliance Collection happening in St. Croix County on Saturday, June 1. Take advantage of this great opportunity to get rid of unwanted tires and major household appliances for a small fee. Continue Reading

St. Croix parks to have open house

May 16, 2013 in River Falls Journal

St. Croix County will host a County Parks Open House Day Sunday

June 2nd for all park visitors. Continue Reading

New place for Grace Place?

May 13, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

A former nursing home in New Richmond could become the new home for Grace Place, a homeless shelter currently operating in Somerset. The former Maple Manor and Deerfield Gables facility, which has been sitting empty since last fall, is being sought by the non-profit organization. Continue Reading

Sheriff’s investigator balances the roles of mother and cop

May 8, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

Investigator Brandie Hart of the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department has been able to balance the two obligations since the birth of her son five and one-half years ago and is about to add another number to the equation. Continue Reading

Heavy, wet snow breaks tree limbs, knocks out power

April 23, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

The heavy, wet snow that fell Monday night and into Tuesday morning is being blamed for a power outage that affected a large area north of Hudson during the night. Continue Reading

Is new St. Croix Health Center leader ‘Hatchet man’ or savior?

April 8, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

New St. Croix Health Center nursing home administrator Jack Williams wanted to make one thing perfectly clear when meeting with the county’s Health and Human Services Board Monday. His primary job is to keep the long-time facility operating, not close it. Continue Reading

Sheriff’s office honors officers and civilians

April 7, 2013 in Hudson Star-Observer

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department held its fifth annual recognition ceremony March 14 and acknowledged the efforts of civilians and officers for outstanding performance over the past year. Continue Reading