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SCC football loses state title game in final seconds

The St. Croix Central football team poses with the silver ball earned as the second place in the WIAA Division 4 state football bracket for the 2018 season. The Panthers lost the state championship game 8-7 against Racine St. Catherine. 1 / 2
St. Croix Central quarterback Austin Kopacz (11) breaks to the outside for a second quarter run in Thursday's Division 4 state championship game against Racine St. Catherine's.2 / 2
There are games that are heartbreakers. This was a game where the hearts of the St. Croix Central football fans had their hearts pulled out of their chests and stomped ...
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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Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm

Minnesota-based food business Schwan's Company will sell a majority stake to a South Korean firm, according to a news release Nov. 15. CJ CheilJedang of Seoul, South Korea will purchase ...

Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin schools meeting or exceeding expectations; more state news stories

The report card from the Department of Public Instruction finds 84 percent of Wisconsin schools are meeting or exceeding expectations the last two years. That's an improvement from the 82 ...

Grove joins First National Bank of River Falls

Two NRHS Tigers sign national college letters of intent

Maggie Veenendall, her parents, and Tiger coach Neal Ziller were present for her letter of intent signing.1 / 2
Jade Williams is shown signing her letter of intent to Marian University with her dad at her side.2 / 2
Two New Richmond High School female all-state athletes signed national college letters of intent on Wednesday. New Richmond golfer Maggie Veenendall is headed to the University of Sioux Falls in ...
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.

(715) 426-1051

Wisconsin roundup: Wis. company loads up workers with guns as holiday gifts; more state news stories

The owner of an Appleton-area glass-making company BenShot decided to make gifts to its workers rather than cash bonuses this year. Each employee got a gun. Ben Wolfgram says he ...

Winter's here: Somerset girls basketball opens season with win

Somerset sophomore Dani Schachtner (23) leads a fastbreak in the Spartans' win at Barron on Tuesday.
Winter sports officially got underway on Tuesday, with the first varsity sports event involving our local schools. That game was played in Barron, where the Somerset girls basketball team was ...
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.

(715) 426-1051

Wisconsin roundup: Baraboo school officials investigating controversial photo; more state news stories

A photo showing male students at Baraboo High School giving a Nazi salute is being investigated by the school district. School officials say they will pursue all appropriate actions in ...

Four SCC football players receive all-state recognition

Seniors Ryan Larson (32) and Nate Berends (71) were two of the St. Croix Central football players who were named to the WFCA all-state team on Monday. Dave Newman / RiverTown Multimedia
Four members of the state-bound St. Croix Central football team were honored with all-state honors from the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association on Monday.
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.

(715) 426-1051

Wisconsin roundup: Investigators review leads, tips in alleged abduction of Jayme Closs; more state news stories

Jayme Closs
Dozens of investigators met in Barron Friday to review more than 2,000 tips and leads in the disappearance of 13-year-old Jayme Closs.

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