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High school students put on benefit for child with Muscular Dystrophy
Frigid blast will follow snow; DNA hints another invasive fish swimming into Mississippi; more state news
Deputies question hunter walking home
Buck kill off markedly YOY for Pierce, St. Croix counties
CWD-positive deer found in Wausau-area preserve; two hunters die in traffic crashes; 9 more state stories
crime and courts
Tuesday Results: New Richmond boys hockey, girls basketball earn first wins of season
Somerset's Jon Bucklew, Gaelin Elmore earn all-state honors
St. Croix Central boys basketball players show how much they've grown
Tournament to honor former New Richmond hockey player
Girls basketball: New Richmond aims at title; Somerset, Central are building
Nelson named Citizen of the Year
See Annie Jr. at Old Gem
Africa: Making the case for doing good versus feeling good
Food Drive Kick Off a huge success
Equestrian riding is not like other sports
arts and entertainment
Robert Durden Hackworthy, 84
James L. Reding, 62
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Glen Stensvold, 87
Frank Springer, 77
Our View: Be the reason someone else is thankful
Request for Bids - Financial Software Management - Somerset School District
Town of Forest Zoning Ordinance & Zoning Map Public Hearing Notice
Shoreland Overly Districts Public Hearing Notice
13CV227 US Bank Natl Assoc vs Stacy Kohls aka Stacy Gilewski, Brian Gilewski
12CV399 North American Trading Grp vs James Miller, Sarah Miller
March 22, 2013
LETTER: Keystone proposal is disturbing
To the Editor: Among the many gifts left to us by the very wise Chief Seattle is his total respect for the earth and his recognition that we have an obligation to protect and to preserve this precious legacy left to us by those who came before. To that end, he wrote in his memoirs: "We...
March 22, 2013 - 12:10pm
EDITORIAL: Library site decision a challenging one
The city's consultant working to identify a preferred site for the new or expanded public library got it right when they determined that the present location is the best one. With its high visibility, pretty location and close proximity to the heart of New Richmond, few could argue...
opinion / editorials
March 22, 2013 - 10:05am
March 21, 2013
LETTER: Restore democracy to St. Croix County
To the Editor: Both Republicans and Democrats need to share a constant vigilance and sense of urgency to protect democracy for future generations. Democracy by people for people means decision-making by majority vote, with a system of checks and balances. Corporate structures are...
March 21, 2013 - 1:11pm
LETTER: Ard's help makes a big difference
To the Editor: The managers and members of the Forest Voice, a group of neighbors for responsible renewable energy from the Town of Forest, wish to thank Scottie Ard for her support and assistance during the last two-and-a-half years. As we fought to defend our homes and families...
March 21, 2013 - 10:08am
March 16, 2013
LETTER: Case is all about student safety
To the Editor: The March 7, 2013 edition of the New Richmond News article "DWD denies claim against school district." The case of Pam O'Reilly, a former New Richmond special education teacher, vs. the New Richmond School District has been dismissed by the Department of Workforce...
March 16, 2013 - 8:00am
March 15, 2013
LETTER: Financial decisions make no sense
To the Editor: County Administrator Pat Thompson received a $30,000 per year raise to $165,000 per year plus bonuses while significantly cutting wages of employees and giving the following performance: He convinced board supervisors that $10,000 per acre or $5 million from sale...
March 15, 2013 - 9:59am
COLUMN: Signs of spring: Bridge work begins
By Roger Humphrey President, St. Croix Economic Development Corporation Residents of the St. Croix Valley are sure to enjoy this overdue sign of spring -- at long last, construction contracts are in place to allow work to begin on the new St. Croix Crossing bridge. The first evidence...
opinion / columns
March 15, 2013 - 9:01am
EDITORIAL: Let the sunshine in
March 10-16 is "Sunshine Week," but this designated week doesn't have anything to do with the spring sun that we're all craving (although we wouldn't mind seeing a bit more of that). The week, instead, has to do with our elected officials and public employees and their willingness...
opinion / editorials
March 15, 2013 - 8:57am
March 14, 2013
LETTER: Owners says thanks for found family dog
To the Editor: A big thank you to the lady who found my dog Sunday afternoon about 5:15 p.m. in the Super America gas station parking lot on the north side of New Richmond. She had been missing about two hours. I was so relieved to find her that I don't feel I thanked you enough. I...
March 14, 2013 - 8:58am
March 10, 2013
LETTER: Republicans need better grasp of reality
To the Editor: After President O-BA-MA gave his annual State of the Union speech, the Republicans followed with two rebuttals. Both Republican rebuttals were given by TEA Party darlings. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul gave the Republican TEA Party view from the crazy uncle side of the...
March 10, 2013 - 7:51am
March 9, 2013
LETTER: Community support was amazing
To the Editor: Many times I have started this letter ... just never sure of how or where to begin. So I will lead where my heart takes me and let my fingers do the walking. If you've not seen our story in the New Richmond News, our daughter has epilepsy. Her seizures are one grand...
March 9, 2013 - 7:48am
March 8, 2013
LETTER: School board should televise meetings
To the Editor: While relaxing and watching a broadcast of the New Richmond City Council and observing the fine way Mayor Fred Horne runs those meetings; it occurred to me that the New Richmond School Board meetings are not televised. My thoughts, like a reflection in the cow pond,...
March 8, 2013 - 11:49am
EDITORIAL: When it comes to state budget, no bulls in china shop
Mike Huebsch, secretary of Wisconsin's Department of Administration, stopped by the New Richmond News office on Tuesday morning. He'd driven from Wausau during the height of a powerful snowstorm to deliver a message to western Wisconsin residents. He could have stopped short of his...
opinion / editorials
March 8, 2013 - 10:45am
March 7, 2013
LETTER: Theater troupe thanks audience members
To the Editor: Willow River Players would like to thank the community for participating in "Ole and Lena's Wedding" for the last two weekends. We are excited to report we were able to raise $500 for the Carla S. Kelley Scholarship Fund from the dollar dance. We would also like...
March 7, 2013 - 9:47am
March 3, 2013
LETTER: Walker promotes contentious issues
To the Editor: Our Republican Governor, Scott Walker, apparently has a very short memory. After two years in office in which everything pertaining to his program was filled with controversy, he now wants all to forget the past and be friends. Since being elected governor, more than...
March 3, 2013 - 8:05am