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Photo Gallery: NR-Somerset football, NRHS Hall of Fame inductions

New Richmond senior running back Talon Seckora breaks through the Somerset defensive line for good yardage during Friday's football game, won by the Tigers, 42-40.1 / 10
The New Richmond High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductees were introduced between the first and second period of Friday's football game. Here former Tigers golf and hockey coach Jim Saliny acknowledges the crowd. Behind him are Pam Emerson and Micaela Ellevold, wife and daughter of Hall of Famer Bruce Emerson.2 / 10
New Richmond football coach Reggie Larson is interviewed by KSTP television following Friday's Tiger football victory.3 / 10
Senior Anna Hop was the student speaker for the 2018 New Richmond High School Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday.4 / 10
The New Richmond High School Athletic Hall of Fame held its 2018 induction ceremony on Saturday. Pictured in front are the 2018 inductees, shown with their presenters. The inductees (l-r) are Sean Stephens, representing his father, Gary; Charlie Johnson, representing his father, Charlie; Vi Dunn, representing her husband, Wally Dunn; Blake Berger; Ayla (Mitchell) Helland; Abby (Demulling) Christensen; Pam Emerson, representing her husband, Bruce Emerson, and Jim Saliny.5 / 10
Former New Richmond cross country and track coach Brent Aukema (left) presents Abby (Demulling) Christensen with her Hall of Fame plaque during the induction ceremony on Saturday. Aukema was the presenter for Christensen and Ayla (Mitchell) Helland.6 / 10
The 2018 New Richmond High School Homecoming court was driven around the track during the halftime festivities on Friday night. Here Anna Hop and Nick Cheslock wave to the crowd, which was an estimated 2,500 people.7 / 10
New Richmond offensive coordinator Jason Eckert huddles with his players to show them what happened on a play during Friday's football game.8 / 10
Somerset quarterback Will Piletich (13) breaks away for a long run during Friday's game.9 / 10
Sean Stephens (left) accepts the Hall of Fame plaque for his father, Gary, from his two uncles who served as presenters at Saturday's banquet.10 / 10
The 2018 Homecoming weekend was packed with memorable moments at New Richmond High School. From the thrilling football game Friday night, where the Tigers edged Somerset, 42-40, to the Athletic ...
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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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Friday football: New Richmond, Somerset play an instant classic, Tigers win 42-40

New Richmond's Christian Germain (25) and Nick Andersen (70) do their best to stop Somerset quarterback Will Piletich (13) on this fourth quarter running play on Friday night.
Years from now, when football fans who attended Friday’s epic between New Richmond and Somerset, they will include it among the most entertaining games they ever saw. The Tigers and ...
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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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FDA warns pet owners of neurologic effects of some flea and tick products

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an alert to pet owners and veterinarians Sept. 20, 2018, warning of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when ...
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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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New Richmond football hoping for Homecoming victory

Talon Seckora stepped into the lineup and came up with big carries for the Tigers in their win at Prescott. Katie Davidson / RiverTown Multimedia
It is now a four-game season for the New Richmond football team. If the Tigers can win three of those four games, they can assure themselves a spot in the ...
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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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SCC football can lock up playoff spot with victory Friday

Keagen Berg (5), shown in a recent game against New Richmond, was one of three St. Croix Central players to rush for more than 100 yards against Baldwin-Woodville last week.
There was a rare trifecta accomplished by the St. Croix Central football team on Friday that shows how well the Panthers are currently playing. The Panthers improved to 5-0 for ...
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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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Spring Valley Middle-High School closed today, after storm

This photo is posted on the Spring Valley School District Facebook page, showing some of the damage the storm did at the middle-high school Thursday night. Photo courtesy of Gretchen Cipriano
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley Middle-High School will be closed today as school officials and contractors assess damage to the building caused by last night’s storm. According to a “Cardinal ...
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Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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Thursday's Results: SCC wins in tremendous night of MBC volleyball

Somerset freshman Hope Baillargeon (14) goes up for a kill during the fourth set of Thursday's match against Osceola.
The Middle Border Conference is loaded with talented volleyball teams and that was reflected in the close matches that were played all around the MBC on Thursday. The marquee match ...
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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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Johnson, Seckora name NRHS Homecoming Queen & King

New Richmond High School's 2018 Homecoming Queen and King are Amanda Johnson and Talon Seckora. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
New Richmond High School's 2018 Homecoming Queen and King are Amanda Johnson and Talon Seckora. The rest of the court included: Phillip Neblich, Christian Germain, Nick Cheslock and Max Fore; ...
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Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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Wisconsin roundup: Madison-area shooting victims still hospitalized, 1 critical; more state news stories

University Hospital confirms it is treating three of the Middleton shooting victims, with one listed as critical and two in serious condition.
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Kevin Bloom to be inducted into NDSU Hall of Fame

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St. Croix Central graduate Kevin Bloom will be honored for his college football exploits this Friday. North Dakota State University will induct six individuals into the Bison Athletic Hall of ...
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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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