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Longtime NR resident William ‘Bill’ Driscoll passes
Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - July 26
Critical blood shortage: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give now
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - July 25
crime and courts
Nathan Feiner, Zach Landt playing in national soccer tournament
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
New Richmond youth ball continues to flourish
New Richmond youth ball continues to flourish
NR U10 softball takes second place in state tournament
WITC CNA classes now offered in new Deerfield classroom
UW-RF Small Business Development Center serves Polk, St. Croix and Pierce counties
Somerset school board approves tentative deficit for 2016-17
New Richmond school board approves lease for District Farm
SCC school board approves life insurance provider change
Westfields Hospital and Clinic to host groundbreaking for 18-month, three-phase renovation project
Open house to be held for retiring Youth Services Librarian
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
Activities at Hazel Mackin Library in Roberts
'Tributaries of Earth and Water' art exhibit continues at the St. Croix River Visitor Center
arts and entertainment
2016-DR-000498 Adoption of a Minor - Notice of Termination Parental Rights
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lorna Montagne Estate; Case No. 16PR44
SOMERSET SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/20/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
School District of New Richmond: 7/11/16 Work Session Minutes
Publice Notice - Testing Electronic Voting Equipment
Marjorie 'Margo' (Johnson) Hyatt
William "Bill" Driscoll, 69
Ruth Ann Hawkins-Snyder, 74
Earl R. Stensgaard, 98
Dorothy M. Peterson, 93
One thing: Peace
Our View: It's fair time!
Letters to the Editor: July 14, 2016
What’s there to hide?
Real Estate Showcase
February 21, 2016
Thankful for the sacrifices made
Sitting in the warmth of my office and listening to the emergency scanner go off Monday morning and afternoon got me to thinking about just how lucky we are -- how lucky we all are. Monday morning, the members of the Roberts and New Richmond fire departments were called out to battle...
February 21, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 22, 2015
Democracy, secrecy can’t co-exist
One of the bedrock principles upon which our nation was founded is that no one is above the law, and that it applies equally to all. One of...
October 22, 2015 - 12:58pm
May 28, 2015
Our View: Successful first chapter for 2015 graduates
Friday night was a time of appreciation and bragging for the New Richmond and St. Croix Central school districts. Both districts held their commencement exercises for the Class of 2015 and it was time for both high schools -- staff and the departing seniors -- to make note of their...
May 28, 2015 - 9:05am
May 21, 2015
Our View: Local government requires participation
Typically, when we New Richmond News reporters cover public meetings we are one of just a handful of people in the audience. In fact, at some municipal committee meetings, we might be the only people at the meeting who aren’t voting members or municipal staff. We think it’s shame...
May 21, 2015 - 8:58am
May 15, 2015
Our View: Schools must ask for your money, but not cities or counties
The St. Croix County Board last week approved a $20 million bonding package for a new county-run nursing home with a dementia care unit. Once completed the facility will replace the county’s aging and publicly subsidized nursing home. Geothermal heating and cooling units will add...
May 15, 2015 - 12:20pm
May 7, 2015
Our View: Skaters should speak now or forever hold their peace
The move to build a skateboard park for New Richmond youth was dealt a blow at last week’s Park Board meeting. If it seems like the idea came out of nowhere in the first place, it’s because it pretty much did. City staff along with Park Board members and City Council officials...
May 7, 2015 - 9:24am
April 30, 2015
Our View: A streak no one is proud of
This week is the fifth straight week we at the News will have a front page story on someone losing their life. Four of the deaths have involved vehicle accidents while the other revolved around a suicide. The latest one, in which a New Richmond man died as the result of a car-pedestrian...
April 30, 2015 - 11:30am
April 24, 2015
Our View: Best of New Richmond on display this weekend
A weekend like this doesn’t come around too many times a year. With a quad-fecta of high-profile community events, the best New Richmond has to offer will be on full display. STATE OF THE CITY: On Friday morning, the city government will put its best foot forward with a “State...
April 24, 2015 - 9:21am
April 16, 2015
Our View: Do you know what to do if a tornado strikes?
Considering the history of New Richmond, one would think that our community is well prepared if a tornado were to strike. But, it’s been nearly 116 years since New Richmond was leveled by the tragic June 12, 1899, tornado that claimed 117 lives. It’s still the ninth-deadliest...
April 16, 2015 - 10:22am
April 9, 2015
Our View: Develop a shared vision for the future
Election Day has come and gone. Now is the time for unison, agreement and cooperation for villages, towns and school boards. The public has made their call and decided the candidates elected on Tuesday are the best candidates to serve and make decisions for the foreseeable future. So,...
April 9, 2015 - 9:39am
April 2, 2015
Our View: Don't forget to vote on Tuesday, April 7
This isn’t one of those elections you see coming from a mile away. Citizens haven’t been bombarded for months on end by robocalls, mailers and TV commercials from candidates and special interest groups. Locals probably haven’t been solicited to donate money and time to campaigns,...
April 2, 2015 - 8:36am
March 19, 2015
Our View: Sunshine Week is all about open government
The news business this week -- March 15-21 -- is observing Sunshine Week. It is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. In the United States, the government isn’t something to which citizens must swear an oath...
March 19, 2015 - 8:50am
March 12, 2015
Our View: Don’t hold your breath for tax reciprocity
A glimmer of optimism broke through with last week’s revelation that Wisconsin and Minnesota were talking once again about tax reciprocity. But far bigger and far darker storm clouds of pessimism persist because Minnesota and Wisconsin have been talking for six long years already...
March 12, 2015 - 3:42pm
March 5, 2015
Our View: Health Center property more than just bricks
Just over 25 people showed up for a ceremony Monday morning marking the demolition of the former Health & Human Services (HHS) offices building at the St. Croix Health Center campus. Over more than 115 years, that county property up on the hill at 1445 N. Fourth St. has served...
March 5, 2015 - 9:34am
February 26, 2015
Our View: Don't let fear of extremists control you
One of the big headlines in this week’s news has been the terroristic threats on malls across the world, including one close to home, the Mall of America. Most people from this area have probably been to the mall on multiple occasions or at least a time or two, so it hits close...
February 26, 2015 - 12:43pm