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New Richmond Senior Center/Nutrition Site to open at new location
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Gregory’s Gift of Hope on ‘hold and non-movement’ order until further notice
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
NR woman helps lead the way in getting GC Post Office renamed
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
arts and entertainment
16PR65 In the matter of the estate of Frederick Charles Parnell
16SC854 Notice in Replevin - Dennis R Offerman & Dawn M Phillips
Somerset School District - Notice of Budget Hearing
School District of Somerset - Notice of Annual Meeting
2016CV324 In the matter of the name change of Lydia Lawranne Peterson
Mary Ellen Fagnan, 83
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Terrence W. Hartigan, 90
Gerald A. Boucher, 64
Mary Ellen Fagnan, 83
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
July 10, 2014
Our View: Commons site holds great opportunity
After more than 15 years of discussions and study, the city appears to finally have chosen a site for a new community library. Though it’s far from certain, the June 30 joint meeting of the New Richmond City Council, the New Richmond School District Board of Education and the New...
July 10, 2014 - 2:07pm
July 2, 2014
Our View: Be safe this Fourth of July
Celebrating America’s Independence Day with fireworks is long-standing tradition. Nothing says summer like gazing skyward at explosions of blue, green, orange, yellow, purple, pink and red just after dusk on a warm evening. It’s a time to remember how thankful we are to live...
July 2, 2014 - 11:00am
June 26, 2014
Our View: Bring back reciprocity
In October, a headline read “Revenue head holds out little hope for quick return of tax reciprocity.” In this week’s edition, a headline reads “Income tax reciprocity talks reopened with Minnesota.” Talks broke down late last year as Minnesota demanded $6 million to reinstate...
June 26, 2014 - 9:52am
June 19, 2014
Our View: City's new park plan a valuable document
The City of New Richmond put on a party — complete with disc golf, pickleball and free root beer floats — to unveil its new park plan. After our initial review of the document, we understand why. The 61-page document has plenty to offer in terms of the past, the present and the...
June 19, 2014 - 9:24am
June 12, 2014
Our View: Tornado leveled city exactly 115 years ago
Record books show New Richmond as the site of the ninth-deadliest U.S. tornado in history with 117 deaths on June 12, 1899 – exactly 115 years...
June 12, 2014 - 10:33am
June 5, 2014
Our View: Suspects are innocent until proven guilty
Many of us who work in today’s fast-paced media industry can identify with the following famous Mark Twain quote: “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” On Dec. 19 the Somerset schools were locked down after an alleged verbal threat...
June 5, 2014 - 11:34am
May 22, 2014
Our View: Has city pivoted from current library site?
At a joint meeting of the New Richmond City Council and the New Richmond Library Board in the Civic Center basement on Monday, city officials were making plans and speaking as if they had already decided on the Community Commons as the site for a new city library. Excited with the...
May 22, 2014 - 9:04am
May 15, 2014
Our View: EPS facility would need airport upgrade
New Richmond-based aviation engine manufacturer Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) has been cleared for takeoff. When its Graflight V-8 diesel engine took to the skies on May 2, it brought the hopes and dreams of its founders and dozens of New Richmond-area investors skyward with...
May 15, 2014 - 9:47am
May 8, 2014
Our View: Professional conduct needed at meetings
With a city, three school districts, four villages and nine towns in the New Richmond News coverage area, our reporters cover a lot of public meetings. First, we must thank the citizens who care enough about their communities to serve the public on various committees, commissions,...
May 8, 2014 - 9:28am
May 1, 2014
Our View: Art & Culinary Show best NR has to offer
The St. Croix Art & Culinary Show held Sunday, April 27, at Ready Randy’s exemplified the very best of New Richmond. More than 300 people attended this year’s event, which was the biggest one in its nine-year history, according to event organizer JoAnn Wrich of the New Richmond...
May 1, 2014 - 10:34am
April 24, 2014
Our View: City development requires patience
News of Culver’s pulling out of its land deal with the City of New Richmond dealt a disappointing blow to those who hope for the community to continue to grow, including Mayor Fred Horne, City Administrator Mike Darrow and Community Development Director Beth Thompson. Despite the...
April 24, 2014 - 9:58am
April 17, 2014
Our View: Pick a local project and get involved
The main topic at the Roberts Village Board meeting Monday night was how people should get involved in the St. Croix Central School District Facilities Task Force, whose goal is to figure out a solution for growing space needs in the district, whether it be building a new school,...
April 17, 2014 - 10:27am
April 10, 2014
Our View: Commons decision needs to be made now
At Monday night’s New Richmond School District Board of Education work session meeting, District Administrator Jeff Moberg reported to the board that one of the two boilers at the Community Commons had recently broken down and would need to be repaired or replaced. Luckily for...
April 10, 2014 - 10:22am
April 3, 2014
Our View: City shouldn't appeal newspaper lawsuit ruling
Last month, the New Richmond News won its open records lawsuit over the City of New Richmond in a case involving the New Richmond Police Department’s practice of redacting information from police incident reports and accident reports. That’s why the paper’s police blotter says...
April 3, 2014 - 9:58am
March 27, 2014
Our View: It's your turn to decide
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,...
March 27, 2014 - 9:51am