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Update: Prescott man charged with attempted homicide in stabbing case
Donnelly has progressive plans for SHS education
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Friday's Results: New Richmond, SCC football open with wins; Somerset loses wild battle
Fall Sports Preview: New Richmond football is young, but retains its lofty goals
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Fall Sports Preview: St. Croix Central begins state title defense on Friday
2017 Fall Preview: New Richmond golfers suffer key injury
Donnelly has progressive plans for SHS education
Education student hones teaching skills at American camp in Latvia
Saluting second semester honor roll students at Somerset High School
Kiwanis honors Kier by donation to early literacy
Sales training making a comeback at WITC
Bette Stephens named 2017 Ox Cart Days Grand Marshal
Maciel takes over as lead pastor at Faith Community
Pepper Fest schedule rounding into form
Final Ox Cart Days medallion hunt clue revealed
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
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CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 9/5/17 Plan Comm. Public Hearing
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Heights Finance Corp vs Joseph Redden
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August 28, 2014
Our View: In case of emergency, we're in good hands
If area residents find themselves in an emergency, whether it be from an armed assailant or a massive chemical fire belching toxic smoke, they can have confidence that local police, firefighters, medics, dispatchers and other front-line emergency personnel have their backs. In an...
August 28, 2014 - 10:10am
August 21, 2014
Our View: Commons rehab project has potential
It’s time to come to terms with the fact that a new city library likely won’t be built at the Glover Park site where the Friday Memorial Library now sits. The debate is over, and $500,000 of grant money is on the table. It appears to be a done deal that the city’s new library...
August 21, 2014 - 10:35am
August 7, 2014
Celebrate aviation at Warbirds event
This week’s front page includes two articles about aviation in New Richmond, underscoring the importance of the city’s airport. The first article is about how the New Richmond Regional Airport is celebrating its 50th anniversary by hosting an event featuring multiple World War...
August 7, 2014 - 12:58pm
July 17, 2014
Our View: Volunteer responders should be celebrated
This week’s edition contains two articles involving volunteer first responders who answered the call of duty. The big front page story is about an intense warehouse blaze that volunteer fire crews from New Richmond, Somerset and Roberts/Warren fought all night long. The owner...
July 17, 2014 - 10:06am
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