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Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors
New Richmond man sentenced to 25 years
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Westfields Hospital & Clinic named a Top 100 critical access hospital
Somerset chamber to host 'pancakes and politics' March 25
crime and courts
MBC champion Somerset place four on girls basketball all-conference team
Nelson, Dendinger make All-MBC boys basketball first team
USFWS welcomes Bridget Olson to the helm
New Richmond, Somerset teams dominate All-MBC boys hockey selections
First Steps running class being offered
Scenes from New Richmond orchestra concert
New Richmond School Board discusses SOAR, nondiscrimination report, personnel
Somerset High School: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
New Richmond School Board approves revised New Richmond Library master plan
New Richmond Middle School brings back ‘Share Tables’ during lunch
Practicing the art of medicine: Dr. David Olson retires
VIDEO & Photos: St. Patrick’s Day parade 2017
Young Performers Ensemble presents Annie Jr.
Cloverbuds: 4-H's youngest members
Sonshine Learning Center makes donation to Halos
arts and entertainment
Town of Star Prairie - Public Hearing Notice April 18
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
City of New Richmond - Advertisement for Bids - Street & Utility Improvements
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
Town of Stanton - Notice of Liquor License - Pour Judgement Bar & Grill
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Floyd L. Sipe, 88
Robert J. Krear, 65
Edward V. Lukes, 80
OPINION: Sometimes eyeball-to-eyeball is best
City honors those who have committed to the operation of local government
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters to the Editor
EDITORIAL: Duffy attempts to dodge his constituents
Real Estate Showcase
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
February 27, 2014
Our View: Get involved in library building discussion
Last week, Cuningham Group presented four options for building a library at the Community Commons site. Those four options, along with an option the firm presented last year for building a new library at the site of the current library, will be presented at a New Richmond City Council...
February 27, 2014 - 9:50am
February 13, 2014
OUR VIEW: New library director inherits building fray
Kimberly Hennings has her work cut out for her. Hennings will take over as director of New Richmond’s Friday Memorial Library on Monday, and we already feel for her. She will jump directly into the center of a struggle more than a decade in the making to build a new library for...
February 13, 2014 - 7:42am