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The Eagles Carnival Troupe floats down the parade route as butterflies returning to the islands after the hurricanes. (Gerard Sperry photo) Miss Universe USVI, Esonica Veira, was crowned in October 2017. She has devoted her time to the Atlanta Caribbean Relief Drive. (Gerard Sperry photo). Fireworks ...
Photographer Craig Blacklock left his campsite on the St. Croix River before dawn on Oct. 17, 2016, paddled his kayak to a spot just south of Osceola, Wis., and waited for the perfect confluence of events. He wanted calm water, fog, fall colors and a setting moon. He got them all at 7:35 a.m.. "I was ...

A rare April snowstorm didn't deter hundreds of area residents from gathering in downtown Stillwater Saturday, April 14 to welcome home Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins. The event featured a parade through downtown, which ended in Lowell Park where Diggins was honored by local officials, ...
Spring migration has brought lots of birds back to the St. Croix River, both to find nesting grounds and on their way to other breeding grounds. There are ducks and raptors, warblers and wading birds. In Hudson, hundreds of American White Pelicans have set up camp, while loons have found refuge ...
The April 3 vote for St. Croix County Board's District 13 seat finished in an exact tie between incumbent Scottie Ard and challenger Ryan Sherley. Ard was declared the winner after a Board of Canvassers process where her name was drawn from a bowl. The result prompted Sherley to demand a ...

Foliage has grown back, grocery stores and restaurants are stocked and busy, and most power's been restored, according to a Maryland resident who owns property there. The Category 5 storm hit the island Sept. 19. "The water is always green and the tourists are coming back," said Fran Scuderi, of ...
Many forms of wildlife call the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway home, including the saw-whet owl. These tiny creatures weigh only as much as eight Oreo cookies, yet travel distances in excess of 800 miles. Learn more about this fascinating bird, while enjoying local brews at Lift Bridge Brewery on March ...
Christensen founded two publications under the umbrella of ASIL Design, including Local BIZ, a small advertiser focused publication that markets local businesses to local people, and the Central St. Croix Community Guide, an annual publication highlighting the unique offerings in the Heart of St. Croix ...
Spring is on the way, and along with the snow melting, the birds will begin chirping and hooting. Many forms of wildlife call the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway home, including the Saw-whet Owl. These tiny creatures weigh only as much as eight Oreo cookies, yet travel distances in excess of 800 miles.
The St. Croix Sailing School celebrates 10 years this year. Photo courtesy of Patrick O'Donnell. With registration underway for 2018 sailing programs, the St. Croix Sailing School is celebrating 10 years of growing community sailing in the St. Croix Valley at Hudson. Celebrating 2,000 students learning to ...
The U.S. Virgin Islands have come under the scrutiny of the European Union, although the report does not offer specifics of why. (Photo by Jap Lammerering of Caribbean Buzz Helicopter). It was not immediately clear why the territory was cited. However, the United States is not on the list, and since the V.I. ...
The St. Croix native's goal is to become an international business and marketing consultant. Because global economies are interdependent, she believes that career will allow her to showcase the abilities of Virgin Islanders. She lives with cerebral palsy and plans to help others with the disorder to access ...
NEILLSVILLE - A Minnesota woman and St. Croix Falls man were arrested in Clark County after police found drugs in their vehicle. Officials responded to a complaint that someone stole a purse in Fairchild around 3:30 p.m. Friday and found the vehicle belonging to Samantha Waterbury, 24, and Dominic ...
Wisconsin representation on the coalition's yet-to-be-formed board of directors includes St. Croix County Board Chairman Daryl Standafer; John Soderberg, chairman of the board for First National Community Bank; Kim Heinemann, president of the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce; Russ Korpela, ...
St. Croix Animal Friends already has programs established and in place. The Pet Food Outreach Program supplies pet food to area residents who may need assistance in feeding and keeping their pets in their homes. The program also supplies food to food pantries in St. Croix and Pierce counties.
March 08--A Texas woman was arrested after police said she flew in to Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix with 20 pounds of marijuana and more than $40,000 cash in her carry-on bags, according to charging documents filed in U.S. District Court. Kieantia Thomas-Okeke flew from Dallas to Miami before traveling ...

Five months later, churches on St. Croix remained without functional roofs, according to Christ Memorial's executive minister Greg Burton, one of the trip leaders. The group was comprised of 30 church youth — high-school students from Champlain Valley Union and Essex High — and 45 adults.
The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees on Saturday unanimously approved a bachelor of arts degree in strategic communications, which will be offered as part of the UVI Online program. The board held its regular quarterly Saturday on the school's St. Croix and campus and the Administration ...
A makeshift barricade of a sign and traffic cones blocks te entrance to Magens Bay. (sap photo). For the first time in recent memory Magens Bay Park on St. Thomas was closed Monday due to dangerous ocean swells and waves reaching as high as 25 feet by some estimates. “I got here at six o'clock this ...
St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said the incident occurred at a home in the 1200 block of Highway 63 in the town of Erin Prairie. He said initial investigation revealed three men who lived at the house appeared involved in some degree: a 21-year-old who was taken into custody; a 23-year-old with ...
Many times, dragonflies have landed on my canoe or kayak while I float down the St. Croix and its tributaries, resting and riding along. Their mix of ferocity and friendliness is intriguing, and it seems like they come in endless combinations of sizes and colors. I always want to know what I'm seeing, if it's ...
Coldwell Banker St. Croix Realty announced that it has joined forces with the Schmidt Family of Companies to enhance the homebuyer/seller experience in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Together, they will now be able to offer more technology and learning products and services to their base of 30 affiliated agents ...
I adopted a cat there. Recently, a grade-school class in Hudson collected pet needs to donate to Gregory's. The Hudson Star Observer periodically runs stories about Gregory's. What, if any, activities, has the St. Croix Animal Friends done in furtherance of animals? Can they provide an accounting of the ...
The Rev. Gary Moore, pastor at the St. Croix Christian Church, is looking for a few good warehouses. Moore is a member of St. Croix Long-Term Revitalization Group, one of three such groups operating in the territory, one for each of the main islands. Each group is set up without the influence of ...
Spirit Airlines Inc. is adding flights to the Caribbean as the region recovers from the destructive 2017 hurricane season. The Miramar-based airline (NYSE: SAVE) on Tuesday announced that it will launch nonstop service between St. Croix's Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX) in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Fort ...
A rising St. Croix River means boaters operating between Taylors Falls and Prescott, Wis., must slow down. To reduce shoreline erosion, boaters must operate at a slow, no-wake speed because the river reached 683 feet above sea level at Stillwater, the Minnesota Department of Natural ...
STILLWATER -- Stillwater's own St. Croix Ballet will perform the beloved classic ballet "Cinderella" at the Stillwater Area High School on April 27, 28 and 29. Cinderella, along with "Sleeping Beauty" and "Coppelia," are part of a trilogy of full-length classical ballets performed each spring by St. Croix Ballet.
On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Pafford Medical Services Corporate Director of Operations Clay Hobbs asked me if I'd be interested in joining his company's hurricane deployment assignment in St. Croix on the U.S. Virgin Islands. I jumped at the opportunity. Little did I know that I'd face a hospital closing, a nearly ...
Dave Feyereisen, left, and Chad Clay, right, of Aladtec accept the Business of the Year award from St. Croix EDC President Rob O'Keefe. The business of the year award ... Leaders and members of the St. Croix Economic Development Center came together on Thursday, Feb. 22 to recognize the 2017 ...
St. Croix Red Cross honored its volunteers Wednesday evening and announced its local recovery operations will continue for another two years on the island. About 70 Red Cross volunteers and staff gathered at the Gertrude's Restaurant on Hess Road for food and fellowship. Lilly Alvarez, the local ...
TOWN OF SOMERSET —A St. Paul boy died Monday after a sledding accident more than a week earlier in St. Croix County. The mother of Simon Caquelin confirmed the child's death in a GoFundMe post, the account for which had raised more than $15,000 by Wednesday morning. “My heart is gutted,” ...
St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said the operation was a collaborative effort involving the sheriff's office and police from River Falls, Hudson and New Richmond working with the state agency. Knudson said Attorney General Brad Schimel was expected to elaborate on the operation later this week in ...
Marine on St. Croix Elementary School was closed in 2017 by the Stillwater Area School District. Marine city officials hope to purchase the building. (Courtesy of the City of Marine on St. Croix). By Mary Divine | mdivine@pioneerpress.com | Pioneer Press. February 8, 2018 at 4:55 am. Marine Elementary School in Marine on ...
The scrapbook was 100+ photos of the project and included building a tower on the Wisconsin side of the St Croix River and running a high voltage line (66 kilovolts) from a new power plant in Pine City to Cumberland, WI. Wisconsin Hydro-Electric Co., headquartered in Amery, WI appears to have been the ...
The St. Croix Federation of Teachers is working with Education officials, parents, student volunteers and First Book to bring books to local children. Books will be distributed starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Croix Educational Complex High School.
Federal agents found more than 20 pounds of marijuana in a man's suitcase at Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix, according to court documents. Dequan Forde, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court.
The V.I. Water and Power Authority is working to keep potable water flowing on St. Croix, after pump problems forced schools to close in recent weeks and ... 25-26 and again Thursday and Friday, when residents from mid-island to the west end of St. Croix were affected by low water pressure or no water ...
As the program nears its first anniversary in March, St. Croix County criminal justice officials cited cases like Johnson's — along with several months' worth of data — as mounting evidence of success. St. Croix County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Cathy Borgschatz said the Day Report Center's impact has ...
The commissioner assured that efforts are continuing to increase airlift to both airports, on St. Croix and St. Thomas. Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp thanked the respective airline partners for their commitment to the territory and explained that his administration was making every effort ...
New name better reflects the diverse range of history shared at the Pine City site. By St. Croix 360 | February 1, 2018 Leave a Comment · Facebook · Twitter · Email · Print; More. LinkedIn · Google · Pinterest · Tumblr. Via the Minnesota Historical Society: Snake River Fur Post reconstructed post (MNHS photo). Since the ...
An east metro man was killed Monday when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a St. Croix County bridge abutment. The Wisconsin State Patrol identified the driver as 46-year-old Lake Elmo resident Derek S. Baker. Troopers were called at 10:19 a.m. Jan. 29 to eastbound Interstate 94 near Baldwin for the ...
(WEAU) -- Troopers have released the name of the man killed in a crash in St. Croix County Monday morning. Derek Baker, 46 of Lake Elmo Minnesota, was killed in the crash that happened 10:15 on Interstate 94 near Baldwin. The Wisconsin State Patrol says Baker left the road, entered the median and hit ...
The V.I. Water and Power Authority was restoring water service Sunday night to customers in midisland and the west end areas of St. Croix. According to a statement from the authority, the restoration was made possible after WAPA crews working through the weekend completed repairs at the Concordia ...
Two Minneapolis men were killed and a third was hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash Saturday in rural St. Croix County. The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office identified the victims as the driver, 32-year-old Eduardo F. Salvidar, and a passenger, 24-year-old Milton E. Valenzuela Favela. Deputies ...
Two males are dead and one male has suffered serious injuries from a crash in St. Croix County sometime between Saturday night and early Sunday morning. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff's office, the St. Croix County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call at 5:01 a.m. Sunday ...
Charges of narcotic drug possession, felony bail jumping and disorderly conduct. The charges stemmed from incidents between March 3, 2017, and Oct. 29, 2017, in St. Croix County. Two counts of felony bail jumping, one count of felony THC possession and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia ...
ST. CROIX FALLS, Wisconin — The Hardenbergh Foundation has awarded a capital project grant of $200,000 to the St. Croix Falls Civic Auditorium. A dedicated group of volunteer grant writers is working to raise funds for the high-profile restoration and expansion of the 1916 auditorium in historic ...
Police on St. Croix are looking for the person or persons who attacked a man's dog with a machete, severely injuring the animal. About 1 p.m. Friday, the V.I. Police Animal Cruelty Investigator was dispatched to the Frederiksted Animal Clinic regarding a pit bull that was badly injured but alive.


 

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