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New Richmond's Blake Kretovics named all-state in baseball

Blake Kretovics
New Richmond senior Blake Kretovics capped his outstanding high school baseball career by receiving all-state honors. Kretovics was one of three Middle Border Conference players named to the 2018 Wisconsin ...
Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.

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Wisconsin roundup: Flooding expected into Thursday after heavy storms; more state news stories

U.S. Highway 2 in Bayfield County was among the roads washed out after last weekend's storms, which dropped up to a foot of rain in parts of northwestern Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Flooding brought on by torrential weekend rains was poised to threaten western Wisconsin well into the week. State officials issued flood warnings until 1:30 p.m. Monday for Douglas, Trempealeau, Clark ...
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Flooding closes highways in northern Wisconsin

Due to flooding conditions and the current weather forecast of additional rain, travel overnight is not advised in Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, and Iron Counties. WisDOT continues to work with County ...
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Wisconsin roundup: Military embellisher resigns; golf cart death; bomb threat; more state news stories

The historian for the Wisconsin state chapter of the American Legion has given up his position after he was caught wearing pins and badges he hadn't earned.
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Man convicted in St. Croix County of eighth OWI

Jeffrey A. Cormican
St. Croix County jurors convicted a Hammond man last week of his eighth impaired driving offense. It took the jury less than three hours June 6 to convict Jeffrey A. ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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Study: St. Croix, Washington counties score high on health ranks

Area counties rank in the top five of their respective states based on a variety of health metrics. St. Croix County ranked fifth in Wisconsin while Washington County ranked fourth ...
Michael Brun

Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.

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Pursuit suspect charged in Deer Park burglary

Cassidy Muecke
The alarms were raised came when a Hudson police officer saw a truck that matched one reported stolen days earlier. The second red flag went up when he watched the ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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Trial set in New Richmond threats case

HUDSON — The trial for a New Richmond teenager accused of telling others he planned “to shoot kids” was set last week in a hearing where the judge announced there ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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Hudson brewery acquisition deal leads to lawsuit

The former owner of a Hudson craft brewery is suing the Twin Cities business that acquired it in 2015, alleging it’s not abiding an agreement reached during the sale. The ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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Wisconsin roundup: 2 people held after Wis. hatchet-and-meat-tenderizer incident; more state news stories

Police were told two people used a hatchet and a meat tenderizer in an effort to hold a worker at Marshfield Clinic's Minocqua facility hostage Tuesday.
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