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River States Truck and Trailer named to the Deloitte Wisconsin 75
Polk County woman killed, St. Croix County teen injured in crash
Wisconsin roundup: Packers fans ponder future after Rodgers injury; lawmaker takes aim at roadmaps; more state news stories
Village of Star Prairie receives no bids for hail damage repair work
2017 SCC Homecoming
crime and courts
WIAA soccer: New Richmond boys are top seed, Somerset to open at home
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
SCC football will start playoffs at home, New Richmond will start on the road
Friday football: Osceola edges New Richmond in wild finish; SCC tops Somerset
Tiger youth teams qualify for state
2017 SCC Homecoming
SHS invites community members to become mentors
Fifth annual conservation day collects record milkweed seed
Local firefighters train at new CVTC facility
NRMS September Students of the Month announced
CVTC clinic offers free dental care for veterans
Crowning Achievements pageant is Nov. 4
Mosaic workshop with Riana de Raad Oct. 21-22 at The Phipps
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
New Friday Library concept revealed
arts and entertainment
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 10/2/17 Special Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF SOMERSET: Oct. 4, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF STAR PRAIRIE: Intent to Award Contract - Town Hall Roof Repair
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 10/26/17 Public Hearing -Dove permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 11/16/17 Public Hearing- Future Land Use Plan Amendments
Richard E. "Dick" Junkans
Esther Scott Wentz
Rozella T. (Starzl) Davidson
Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen
Marlin R. Warner
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: The Second Amendment is archaic
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Panther Pause: SCC MS is roaring and off to a great start
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October 9, 2014
Our View: District, city should cooperate on skate park
Lynnete McCarty has been working for years on bringing a skateboard park to the youth of New Richmond. Things were looking up this autumn when an anonymous donor offered to put up $40,000 for a skate park if it were built by the end of the year and if it were built in the Paperjack...
October 9, 2014 - 11:59am
October 2, 2014
Our View: Transparency is key
According to Merriam-Webster.com, the word transparent has two meanings: able to be seen through and easy to notice or understand. Transparency is a key attribute for just about any organization, especially those that serve the community and people in need, such as the Five Loaves...
October 2, 2014 - 10:53am
September 25, 2014
Our View: GO PACC bill deserves consideration
The first of seven scheduled Green Bay Packers TV blackouts occurred last Sunday against the Detroit Lions. With the team’s poor showing in a 19-7 defeat, some are probably glad they missed the game on TV. Packers blackouts for western Wisconsin viewers are nothing new. They’ve...
September 25, 2014 - 11:20am
September 18, 2014
Our View: Changes coming to newspaper next week
Brace yourselves. The New Richmond News will look a little different next week. Don’t worry. You can still expect all the same coverage of local government, law enforcement, education, sports, business, community affairs and viewpoints. It’ll be in a more modern font and a little...
September 18, 2014 - 9:23am
September 11, 2014
Our View: Fire contract needs to be reworked
New Richmond Fire & Rescue desperately needs a new ladder truck.
September 11, 2014 - 1:31pm
September 4, 2014
Our View: City department tour is a valuable tool
If seeing is believing, the members of the New Richmond City Council should have no problem believing the city’s department heads when they come looking for taxpayer money this budget season. Last month the City Council spent consecutive Monday evenings on little field trips to...
September 4, 2014 - 10:23am
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.
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