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This week's headlines...

Police officer dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Unity going to referendum for $18 million

No snow? Highway crew remains industrious

Plunge into Balsam's 2015 Winterfest

Bond conditions set for man shot in alleged home invasion

Elusive felons captured in Twin Cities

Murder suspect may have Polk County ties

Unity FFA awarded "Food For All" grant

Drug house busted in Amery

League of Women Voters forming local chapter

Not a scrap yard, a "lumberyard for steel"

St. Croix Falls School Board announced superintendent retirement

SCF Council commends Eagle Scout for picnic tables 

Falls Chamber of Commerce celebrates at "Winter Gala"

St. Croix Falls School Board veteran done fighting

Luck School may get out of owning buses

Changes in store to improve test scores at Luck School

Luck revamping Alternative Diploma Program

Luck School School Fitness Center open to area residents

Centuria man resist arrest, assaults officer

High School Sports headlines...
Dragons and Cardinals go right to the buzzer

Luck gets "schooled" by defending Vikings

Powerhouse Vikings sink visiting Saints

Saints pillage the Pirates for a pair of wins

Seven placements for LFG wrestlers at SCF invite

A couple tight matches but no problem for L/F/G

Eagles basketballers skin the Tigers

Some wins but not enough for wrestling Saints
Full schedule of Balsam Lake's Winterfest events in this week's paper.