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Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
Credit card skimming: Ways to beat the bad guys
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
Fender bender on South Knowles
crime and courts
New Richmond soccer seeing its efforts pay off
New Richmond girls golf headed to sectionals after perfect MBC season
New Richmond volleyball learns from painful defeat
St. Croix Central volleyball remains unbeaten in MBC
St. Croix Central runners benefit from running at Roy Griak Invitational
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
VIDEO: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
VIDEO: Heritage Weekend at the Heritage Center
The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
March 5, 2015
Willi Nilli: The ups and downs of house hunting
For the second time since I started working at the New Richmond News I am once again starting the process of looking for a house to buy in the area. The first time I started looking for a new home back in 2013, I was doing it for myself as a way to get out of my parents’ house...
March 5, 2015 - 9:30am
February 26, 2015
Editor's Notebook: When bad fortune turns good
I found out recently that sometimes a car crash can be a good thing. My trusty silver 2007 Chevy Aveo was never much of a car. It was a base model that didn’t even have power windows or power locks. I bought it the day after Christmas in 2006 at a dealership in the Southern California...
February 26, 2015 - 12:38pm
February 19, 2015
Sarah Sez: News reporter delivers difficult goodbye
It is with a heavy, yet overwhelmingly excited heart, that I write my final Sarah Sez column for the New Richmond News. My heart is heavy because I’m leaving behind the News, my coworkers and the community contacts I have made; but I’m thrilled to undertake a new challenge and...
February 19, 2015 - 10:11am
February 12, 2015
At the Speed of Life: A brief history of ice fishing
With ice fishing tournament season in full swing I thought it might be worth a quick tongue-in-cheek review of how we got to this point. Toward the end of the Pleistocene Epoch, or ice age as simpler folk call it, some 12,000 years ago, a daring band of Neanderthals, snow-boarded...
February 12, 2015 - 10:53am
February 4, 2015
Willi Nilli: Remembering a childhood
As many of you know, I have experienced a few big milestones over the last year or so, including celebrating my one-year anniversary at the News, getting engaged and turning 25. This year will see even more life-changing events take place, from getting married to moving out of...
February 4, 2015 - 2:23pm
January 29, 2015
Editor's Notebook: Are you over the Packers’ loss yet?
It hurt so bad. My unhealthy level of fanaticism of the Green Bay Packers has once again cost me my sanity. In the final five minutes of the Jan. 18 NFC Championship Game, my mood quickly went from eager to anxious to ill, as the Packers squandered a prime opportunity to defeat the...
January 29, 2015 - 11:16am
January 22, 2015
Sarah Sez: Everyone needs a Derek in their lives
My best friend Derek turned 35 on Wednesday, Jan. 21. It’s hard for me to believe that we’ve been best friends for 30 of those 35 years. Anyone who knows me knows that one of my favorite things to say is “Everyone needs a Derek.” If everyone had someone like Derek in their...
January 22, 2015 - 12:31pm
Speed of Life: Embracing your 15 seconds
You may not know me, but many of you might recognize me by now. I’m the friendly, chatty guy, possibly dressed a little funny, goofy hat, shorts when it’s too cold, who approaches you, encourages you, sometimes guilts you, lures sounds wrong, entices sounds better, and certainly...
January 22, 2015 - 12:25pm
The great old American road trip
By the time you read this I will most likely have already started my, seemingly, annual trek to the great state of Texas for yet another FCS National Championship game for my alma mater North Dakota State Bison football team. The Bison will play for their fourth straight national...
January 22, 2015 - 12:18pm
December 31, 2014
Editor's Notebook: What will you do with your clean slate?
I love this time of year. No, not winter. I hate winter. What I love is when the calendar page flips from December to January. I love putting the holiday season behind me, getting back in the saddle at work and at home, and plotting a new course for my professional and personal...
December 31, 2014 - 10:12am
December 23, 2014
Sarah Sez: Reflecting on a year at the News
I am a rural girl through and through. I grew up on a hobby farm in Pierce County where I mucked out stalls, fed the cows, cared for an army of barn cats, cut firewood, refused to wear shoes until it snowed and helped raise a huge garden. I raised rabbits for 4-H, learned how to shoot...
December 23, 2014 - 2:12pm
December 18, 2014
At the Speed of Life: Wedding shares shine with holiday season
Val and I made a mad dash down to Waukesha over the weekend for the wedding of my best friend’s only daughter Carly. When you attach such an important moment to a big holiday season it has advantages and disadvantages. It becomes easier to remember, but it also risks sharing some...
December 18, 2014 - 11:56am
December 11, 2014
Willi Nilli: To double-space or not to double-space
Having just turned 25 in November, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that I’ve got a decent-sized list of pet peeves that I’ve built up over the years. Some of those pet peeves are rather general and others are a little more specific. In general, I’m not a huge fan of people...
December 11, 2014 - 10:06am
December 4, 2014
Editor's Notebook: We ask a lot of our police officers
The outrage over the grand jury decision to not indict a white police officer after fatally shooting an unarmed black teen is just the latest case that underscores how much we ask of our cops, and how much trust — rightly or wrongly — we place in them. It’s not for me to say...
December 4, 2014 - 10:32am
November 26, 2014
Sarah Sez: Sisu, the ability to carry on
According to Wikipedia, “Sisu is a Finnish word generally meaning determination, bravery and resilience.” Urban Dictionary describes Sisu as a uniquely Finnish quality, the word used to typify the Finnish spirit, a concept that is at the heart of how all Finns and Americans...
November 26, 2014 - 11:40am