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Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
Man, woman accused of sexually assaulting child
State law stipulates when headlights must be turned on
Painting the town orange and black
Wonder why the flags are at half staff?
crime and courts
New Richmond football wins Homecoming battle; St. Croix Central returns to win column
New Richmond football ready for Homecoming clash with Somerset
New Richmond runners ready to put on a show in Saturday's home invitational
New Richmond girls tennis went undefeated through MBC dual season
Somerset football team looking to keep its playoff hopes alive
Painting the town orange and black
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
WATDA Foundation donates to county fairgrounds friends
VIDEO: Heritage Weekend at the Heritage Center
The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
September 28, 2016
Fender bender on South Knowles
A two car accident took place around 8:40 a.m. on South Knowles Avenue just north of the 2nd Street intersection. A white SUV appreared to have...
September 28, 2016 - 9:46am
September 20, 2016
No injuries in NR vehicle/train incident
An incident at the train track crossing of South Knowles Avenue in the City of New Richmond Monday evening, Sept. 19, resulted in damage to a vehicle, but no injuries. According to police chief Craig Yehlik, the report for the incident had not been logged as of about 2 p.m. Tuesday,...
September 20, 2016 - 3:54pm
August 24, 2016
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Crews from at least three departments responded Wednesday morning to a structure fire in rural Hudson. Fire destroyed a trailer home at 1089...
August 24, 2016 - 10:37am
August 4, 2016
July was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads so far this year
But not in St. Croix County ... St. Croix County was spared from traffic deaths during a month that was unusually high across the rest of Wisconsin....
August 4, 2016 - 3:36pm
July 21, 2016
Tuber rescued on Apple River in Somerset
A woman who floated past warning signs ahead of the dam along the Apple River was rescued by a boater Thursday in the town of Somerset. Somerset Fire Chief Travis Belisle said the 20-year-old woman went past the signs along the river and “ended up a few hundred feet from the dam.”...
July 21, 2016 - 9:19am
July 15, 2016
City of New Richmond officials release statement about gas leak
Update, July 15 at 2:30 p.m.: City of New Richmond officials released a statement pertaining to the gas leak that occurred at about 5 p.m. Thursday,...
July 15, 2016 - 2:41pm
June 30, 2016
Prescott businesswoman dies in motorcycle crash
Members of the Prescott community are mourning the loss of a loving mother, vibrant friend and motivated business owner killed in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning just south of Hudson. Prescott resident Brooke Amber Ptacek-Baker, 38, was the owner of Affordable Elegance Party...
June 30, 2016 - 2:30pm
Three-vehicle accident east of New Richmond Tuesday, June 28
According to witnesses, the motorists involved in a three-vehicle accident just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, on Hwy. 64 east of new Richmond...
June 30, 2016 - 10:30am
June 29, 2016
Balsam Lake man dies in Polk County crash; Knapp and Boyceville men uninjured
On Tuesday, June 28, at 3:53 p.m., the Polk County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 8, approximately...
June 29, 2016 - 3:13pm
June 27, 2016
UPDATE: Missing man found near Woodville
A vulnerable who went missing Monday morning in the town of Kinnickinnic has been found. Authorities said the man, 33-year-old Kou Her, was found around 3 p.m. in rural Woodville. St. Croix County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said her first went missing near County Road N...
June 27, 2016 - 2:41pm
June 26, 2016
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
A woman from Prescott died in a motorcycle crash Saturday in western Wisconsin. A Hastings man who was driving the motorcycle was injured in the crash. Joshua Sykora, a 34-year-old Hastings man, was driving and 38-year-old Brooke Baker of Prescott was his passenger. The vehicle went...
June 26, 2016 - 9:45am
June 22, 2016
VIDEO: Victim saved from rushing Willow River waters
A new video provides a closer look at the dramatic rescue made last week to save a young man stranded on rushing Willow River waters. In the...
June 22, 2016 - 1:32pm
June 17, 2016
Man rescued from Willow River State Park falls
Hudson fire crews rescued a victim Monday after he got caught in the waterfall system in Willow River State Park. The victim, described by Hudson...
June 17, 2016 - 2:23pm
June 5, 2016
UPDATE: Names of those involved in fatal freeway crash released
Michael Thomas Doering, a 22-year-old New Richmond man, was killed and two passengers seriously injured after a pickup truck in which they were traveling struck another vehicle on I-94 Saturday night. The Wisconsin State Patrol received a report at 6:08 p.m. of a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado...
June 5, 2016 - 12:42pm
May 31, 2016
UPDATE: Amery teen dies of injuries suffered in Friday crash
Marissa Hope Greenebaum, an Amery teenager involved in a Friday, May 27, crash on Hwy. 46 NB at 120th Avenue in Polk County near Amery, died late Friday of injuries suffered in the crash. Kenneth Maynard Riebe, a Baldwin man driving a cement truck owned by a New Richmond business,...
May 31, 2016 - 6:09am