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Boyd, Olson nominated for scholarships
Village Board struggles with vacating streets issue
Lunda, Ames get contract to build Stillwater bridge; Arctic air rolls in state; 12 more state news stories
Mystery Reader program puts the mystery into reading
Hillside students give back by collecting food for annual food drive
crime and courts
New Richmond boys start MBC basketball season with win at Osceola
Western Wisconsin Stars win twice in Black River Falls tournament
Somerset skaters open season with three convincing wins
Two competitive periods not enough for New Richmond boys hockey team
High school wrestling seasons begin this Thursday
She ran anyway, and continues to run for veterans
Sno-Sports wishes for a snowy season
T.H.U.G. Life helps homeless teens start anew
Local author to read from his new Christmas kids book
Former Nike launcher crewmen search for comrades
arts and entertainment
Frank Springer, 77
James L. Reding, 62
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Kerri Renee Kahl, 45
Glen Stensvold, 87
Our View: Be the reason someone else is thankful
Town of Forest Zoning Ordinance & Zoning Map Public Hearing Notice
Shoreland Overly Districts Public Hearing Notice
Request for Bids - Financial Software Management - Somerset School District
12CV1041 Ocwen Loan Servicing vs Scott Howe and Linda Willett
13CV227 US Bank Natl Assoc vs Stacy Kohls aka Stacy Gilewski, Brian Gilewski
April 19, 2013
EDITORIAL: St. Croix County's sirens will sing much less often
Thanks to a new notification system being implemented by St. Croix County, the warning sirens in our communities will sound less often in the future. That's a good thing, as too often the sirens sound a warning that turns out to be nothing in most of the county. With the county's...
opinion / editorials
April 19, 2013 - 11:51am
LETTER: Adjustments should be shared by all
To the Editor: I was appalled to read that the president's budget proposes to use the chained CPI instead of the consumer Price Index to calculate the cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security. We are told that the chained CPI is a more accurate way for measuring inflation because,...
April 19, 2013 - 8:52am
April 12, 2013
EDITORIAL: Chamber effort should draw some attention
The New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce is about to embark on a new "shop local" effort. Under the direction of a newly established Promotions Committee, the local chamber and its membership will try to better support existing businesses in the community. The group also seeks...
opinion / editorials
April 12, 2013 - 8:25am
April 11, 2013
LETTER: Parents help to stop underage drinking issue
To the Editor: The Substance Abuse Committee together with local law enforcement agencies would like to remind everyone that "Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don't Be a Party to Teenage Drinking." The committee is working with police and community groups to provide parents with...
April 11, 2013 - 11:26am
April 6, 2013
LETTER: Bill of Rights should not be amended
To the Editor: I was a paperboy who delivered the news of JFK's assassination. If memory serves me, I delivered the newspaper the day Democrat Gov. George Wallace, later a contender for the Democrat nomination for president, stood in the doorway in Selma, Ala. to block the entrance...
April 6, 2013 - 8:15am
April 5, 2013
LETTER: Driftless area needed for trout fishing
To the Editor: Over the past 20 years the Wisconsin Driftless Area in western Wisconsin has evolved into one of the best trout fishing areas in America. This occurred as a result of changing land use, which improved water quality, habitat projects and wild trout stocking. The trout...
April 5, 2013 - 10:13am
April 4, 2013
LETTER: Is boundary agreement good or bad?
To the Editor: If you live or own land in Stanton Township, you better start paying attention to what the City of New Richmond has in mind for you. The City of New Richmond is starting negotiations for an extra territorial agreement with Stanton Township. Please research what we...
April 4, 2013 - 10:14am
EDITORIAL: Should facility be free of levy support?
New St. Croix Health Center Nursing Home Administrator Jack Williams seems to be on the right track. In his report before the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board Monday, Williams said it's his aim to keep the New Richmond-based facility operating well into the future....
opinion / editorials
April 4, 2013 - 10:12am
March 30, 2013
EDITORIAL: Cast your ballot!
State elections officials are expecting light voter turnout for local elections Tuesday, April 2. Approximately 20 percent of eligible voters are expected to cast a ballot in the spring elections, which decide races for town and village boards, school boards and city councils. There's...
opinion / editorials
March 30, 2013 - 7:23am
March 29, 2013
LETTER: County government working as it should
To the Editor: St. Croix County is lucky to have a government which works the way a democracy is supposed to work. The structure of the democracy is simple. We elect county board supervisors in each of 19 districts. Those county board supervisors then elect the board chairman who...
March 29, 2013 - 11:30am
LETTER: Easter season shows God's love
To the Editor: The love of God is amazing, beyond our comprehension.
March 29, 2013 - 9:31am
March 28, 2013
LETTER: Banking regulations make little sense
To the Editor: Recently a scare was sent through everyone's life who owns a bank account. In Cyprus last week the government was going to vote on a one time regulation that would let the government illegally take 10 percent of everyone's cash to pay down the bank's debt, or the...
March 28, 2013 - 9:28am
LETTER: City should follow recommendation
To the Editor: I think it would be great if our new library would be built at the location of the current one. We could have a beautiful new building in a park setting that the city could be proud of. I think most library patrons, myself included, would be willing to contribute...
March 28, 2013 - 9:26am
March 23, 2013
LETTER: Shine headlights during storms
To the Editor: I don't think Wisconsin has a law about headlights being on when it's raining or snowing, but wouldn't it be a good idea? During our recent snowfall I noticed many cars with their lights off. I know it might be an infringement on someone's rights, like wearing a...
March 23, 2013 - 10:09am
March 22, 2013
LETTER: St. Croix land sale was a steal
To the Editor: I read in this paper, the buyer of most of the county farm didn't expect to get it, thinking it would go for more. Investors paid a low $5,000 to $7,600 farm acreage price for land zoned commercial industrial already in the city. Both indicators, this property sold...
March 22, 2013 - 1:07pm