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Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
Man, woman accused of sexually assaulting child
State law stipulates when headlights must be turned on
Painting the town orange and black
Wonder why the flags are at half staff?
crime and courts
New Richmond football wins Homecoming battle; St. Croix Central returns to win column
New Richmond football ready for Homecoming clash with Somerset
New Richmond runners ready to put on a show in Saturday's home invitational
New Richmond girls tennis went undefeated through MBC dual season
Somerset football team looking to keep its playoff hopes alive
Painting the town orange and black
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
WATDA Foundation donates to county fairgrounds friends
VIDEO: Heritage Weekend at the Heritage Center
The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
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
March 26, 2015
Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2015
Budget proposal impacts Family Care To the Editor: Recently it has come to my attention that the biennial budget Governor Walker proposed Feb. 3, contains sweeping changes to the Family Care program and complete elimination of the IRIS program. I have a son who is currently enrolled...
March 26, 2015 - 3:20pm
March 19, 2015
Letters to the Editor: March 19, 2015
Jim Jackson for City Council To the Editor: As a resident of District 3, I am writing in support of Jim Jackson for New Richmond City Council, District 3. Jim and his wife Patty are longtime members of our community. Jim has a heart for public service; he served as Chief of Police...
March 19, 2015 - 8:48am
March 12, 2015
Letters to the Editor: March 12, 2015
Thanks to Ruby’s Pantry volunteers To the Editor: I would like to say a big thank you to the awesome volunteers that brought Ruby’s Pantry to New Richmond in November 2014. The committee from First Lutheran Church worked diligently to bring this food ministry here. Staffed...
March 12, 2015 - 3:41pm
March 5, 2015
Letters to the Editor: March 5, 2015
Mental illness services need funding To the Editor: Once again I am reacting to a News story. I read about the efforts to create a dementia friendly community and it bothered me. Don’t get me wrong, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are terrible illnesses with huge costs...
March 5, 2015 - 9:32am
February 26, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 26, 2015
Slash and burn government To the Editor: Gov. Scott Walker recently rolled out his most recent proposed budget, or was it a campaign speech for the 2016 presidential election? Walker’s slash and burn form of governing is not budgeting, it’s not investing in our state, it’s...
February 26, 2015 - 12:42pm
February 19, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 19, 2015
Holtz kept river clean To the Editor: We would like to thank Mr. Dennis Holtz, retiring head of the New Richmond wastewater system. We have property on the Willow River and 15 years ago we complained to the wastewater treatment plant about the globs of ugly, brown material coming...
February 19, 2015 - 10:09am
February 12, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 12, 2015
Another successful Fire & Ice To the Editor: On behalf of Messes & Masterpieces, I would like to express our gratitude to the volunteers and sponsors who made our sixth annual Fire & Ice Celebration a success. Even without the snow, the horses (owner had the flu),...
February 12, 2015 - 10:56am
February 5, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 5, 2015
Get to know your council To the Editor: Do you know who your alderpersons are? New Richmond has six alderpersons. An alderperson represents a certain district of a community and is part of the City Council. Six districts and 12 wards make up New Richmond. My name is Ken Krohn....
February 5, 2015 - 9:56am
January 29, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 29, 2015
Candidate seeks apology from opponent To the Editor: I am running in the April 7 election for chairperson in the Town of St. Joseph against current Town Supervisor Tom Spaniol. In April of 2012, Mr. Spaniol and I contended for the supervisor seat he currently holds. At the very...
January 29, 2015 - 11:18am
January 22, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 22, 2015
Take steps to reach out To the Editor: Articles focusing on deaths due to suicide or overdose upset me. Yes, death is a possible outcome of untreated addiction or mental illness but it is not necessarily the worst possible outcome. Focusing energies to simply prevent deaths...
January 22, 2015 - 12:28pm
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 15, 2015
Time to start doing To the Editor: Living in Hammond, Wis. for over ten years and hearing myself and other village residents complain about the unprofessional behavior of both the village board and the police department along with the lack of government transparency and nothing...
January 22, 2015 - 12:22pm
January 8, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 8, 2015
Community Christmas Dinner a success To the Editor: Thank you for your coverage of the Community Christmas Dinner held at the New Richmond United Methodist Church. We greatly appreciate your pre-event publicity and the photo spread in the Jan. 1 issue. The dinner this year was...
January 8, 2015 - 10:16am
December 31, 2014
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 1, 2015
Thank you from Five Loaves To the Editor: When over 34 percent of New Richmond area children live below the poverty line, holiday hunger can be a critical issue, but not as much this year. Record support has flooded into Five Loaves, which serves over 1,100 local residents every...
December 31, 2014 - 10:16am
December 18, 2014
Letters to the Editor: Dec. 18, 2014
Gas tax losses To the Editor: It was Vladimir Lenin who once said, “Everything is connected to everything else.” This is a truism when you consider what’s happened to gas prices lately. Because the price of gas has gone down at the pump, in seven states below $2 per gallon,...
December 18, 2014 - 11:59am
December 11, 2014
Letters to the Editor: Dec. 11, 2014
Why not use non-lethal force? To the Editor: I’ve been thinking about the use of lethal force by law enforcement and other trained persons. Why are we shooting to kill rather than aiming to stop the immediate threat by disabling the person? Yes, I’m talking about Ferguson...
December 11, 2014 - 10:25am