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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
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
March 20, 2014
Our View: Politicians: Don’t mess with court access system
We live in a day and age when information comes at us from many directions. The danger is that people may not recognize when a source of critical information could be silenced. Such is the case in Wisconsin where a group of senators have sponsored a bill to “rob” the state’s...
March 20, 2014 - 10:35am
March 13, 2014
Our View: Council must decide soon on library site
The New Richmond City Council’s 5-1 vote to table the library site issue on Monday and seek further information on costs was disappointing. Members of the council didn’t have to decide on a final design and all the costs associated with it. They didn’t have to decide on exactly...
March 13, 2014 - 11:35am
March 6, 2014
Our View: Dispose of unused prescription meds
The stories family members shared last week at the community heroin forum sponsored by the New Richmond Police Department, the New Richmond School District and the New Richmond Area Community Foundation, were heartbreaking. Their stories of addiction, pain, prison, recovery, relapse...
March 6, 2014 - 10:21am