Protect Your Family from Radon: St. Croix County is offering radon testing kits. Short term test kits can be purchased for $10 from St. Croix County Public Health. All testing and lab fees are included in cost of the kit. Kits are available at: St. Croix County Government Center - 1101 Carmichael Rd, Hudson WI St. Croix County Services Center -  1752 Dorset Ln, New Richmond WI Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer nation-wide, causing about 21,000 deaths per year in the U.S. and about 500 deaths per year in Wisconsin. Radon has no smell, taste, or color. While you can't see or smell it, you can protect yourself from radon. It can be easily measured with a simple and inexpensive test that homeowners can do themselves. The full press release can be found on the St. Croix County website:

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Town of Somerset

Welcome to Town of Somerset

The Town of Somerset has many living amenities and stunning geographical features. This rural community is bordered by the St Croix river to the west and is just 20 minutes from St. Paul MN. The Apple River which passes through town historically supported the logging industry and mills, but now is a big part of local recreation.

Somerset offers a variety of housing options and it is country living located in one of the fastest growing counties in Wisconsin. Rural apartments offer river access or farm field views. Lake-side, river-side, and prairie neighborhoods feature generous yards. Large farms with crops or cattle, are as common as hobby farms with llamas and horses.

Somerset’s Early History * Pre-European:

The glaciers that sculpted areas in the Township left deposits of sand and gravel called glacial moraines. The layers of sandstone covered by the glaciers can be seen in the cliffs along the Apple and St. Croix Rivers. Over time either the Anishinabeg or the Dakota lived here but finally established the land east and north of the St. Croix for the Anishinabeg and west of the Mississippi for the Dakota.

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