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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
West Fourth Street, New Richmond, detoured while work being completed
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 22
crime and courts
New Richmond, St. Croix Central football teams win handily, Somerset edged out
2016 Preview: New Richmond football can't live off 2015 successes
2016 Preview: St. Croix Central football made quick adjustment to MBC
2016 Preview: Somerset football faces one of the toughest schedules in the state
2016 Preview: New Richmond golfers start season with an edge in MBC
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
16PR63 In the matter of the estate of Bruce L Johnson
Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Patrick Howard Driscoll, 61
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
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
May 23, 2016
Turtle Lake man dies from injuries sustained in May 9 motorcycle accident
Michael Hagman, 36, Turtle Lake, died May 20 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident at 6:32 p.m. on May 9. The Polk County Dispatch...
May 23, 2016 - 3:31pm
May 9, 2016
Update: Names of those involved in Friday afternoon New Richmond accident released
Update on Monday, May 9: Vehicles driven by Matthew J. Zeuli, 57, New Richmond, and Jason T. Merschdorf, 20, Blaine, Minn., collided at 5:20...
May 9, 2016 - 6:15pm
May 6, 2016
One Bone Lake Township resident dies in home fire
On May 6, just before 9 a.m., the Polk County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a fully involved structure fire in the 2400 block...
May 6, 2016 - 4:02pm