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Local business earns Family Friendly Workplace certification
Man dies of injuries from St. Croix County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Finance panel OKs plan to expand welfare-based drug screening; more state news stories
Ladies with a Cause
Four apply to be next St. Croix County sheriff
crime and courts
Wednesday Sports: New Richmond tennis, Somerset softball seasons end; New Richmond soccer earns top seed
Tuesday's Results: Several golfers advance to sectionals, two softball teams eliminated
A busy start to the week for area high school sports teams
SCC grads Kayla Pabst, Josh Freyholtz qualify for NCAA track nationals
Thursday's Results: New Richmond baseball sweep gives Tigers a share of MBC title
Learning to run a business
SCC Elementary students show courage
Grandparents invited to St. Anne Catholic School
FBLA duo places at state for second time
Dressel in, Gunther out as president of Somerset Board of Education
Second Pea Soup Medallion Hunt clue announced
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
St. Croix Valley communities powered up for a week of fun
Music therapy program seeing success at Deerfield
Pair of Free Little Pantries to open soon in Hammond
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CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2017 Crack Filling
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 2017-18 Liquor License Applications
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 2017 Liquor License Applications
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/17/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/8/17 Work Session Minutes
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Harold R. "Buster" Wolvert, 69
Catherine Dorsey, 93
Vera L. Krueger, 87
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Letters to the Editor -- May 18 Edition
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Letters to the Editor
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
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May 24, 2017
Man dies of injuries from St. Croix County crash
An Amery man has died of injuries sustained in a May 20 crash in rural St. Croix County, authorities confirmed on Wednesday. The St. Croix County...
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May 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Rep. Gallagher wants Congress to get Trump meeting transcripts; 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — Wisconsin's newest congressman wants the Trump White House to give transcripts of the president's recent meeting with Russian leaders to House and Senate intelligence panels.
May 16, 2017 - 3:40pm
May 11, 2017
Boy injured after 12-foot fall in St. Croix County
A child was hospitalized Wednesday after falling 12 feet inside a rural St. Croix County barn. Authorities from several agencies responded at 10:30 p.m. to a home on 60th Avenue in the town of Pleasant Valley, a community about six miles east of Roberts, for a rescue call.
May 11, 2017 - 3:08pm
May 9, 2017
Florida couple, River Falls woman hospitalized after 3-car crash
Three people were hospitalized Monday, May 8, after a chain-reaction crash on Highway 65 in the town of Kinnickinnic. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s...
May 9, 2017 - 2:55pm
April 24, 2017
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Saturday after the motorcycle he was on crashed in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as 53-year-old Thomas G. Filipek of Hugo, the operator of a Victory motorcycle that crashed near Highway 10 and 1090th Street...
April 24, 2017 - 9:43am
April 17, 2017
Man, 56, killed after motorcycle strikes cow on Pierce County road
A western Wisconsin man was killed Saturday after the motorcycle he was driving struck a cow on a county road in the town of Rock Elm. The Pierce...
April 17, 2017 - 7:55am
April 13, 2017
Star Prairie, River Falls residents involved in Ellsworth-area crash
Two people were injured Wednesday after a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 37-year-old Boyceville...
April 13, 2017 - 1:54pm
April 11, 2017
Update: Authorities ID motorcyclist injured in rural Star Prairie
A western Wisconsin man was airlifted from St. Croix County last weekend after a motorcycle crash just north of the county line. Polk County...
April 11, 2017 - 9:18am
April 7, 2017
UPDATE: Minivan driver in bus crash in critical condition Monday
A western Wisconsin woman was critically injured Friday morning after her minivan crashed into an Ellsworth School District bus near Bay City....
April 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
April 3, 2017
St. Croix County crash leaves man, 33, dead
A Star Prairie man died Sunday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash two days earlier in rural St. Croix County. The St. Croix County...
April 3, 2017 - 10:09am
March 17, 2017
WATCH: Two injured in Tuesday accident at highways I and E named
Two individuals were transported by ambulance, one with suspected serious injuries, after a truck and car collision Tuesday evening at the intersection...
March 17, 2017 - 6:50pm
February 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker says the nation should adopt Wisconsin's program for giving health insurance to the poor. Walker and other governors met with President Donald Trump and his health secretary in Washington during the weekend, and the replacing of Obamacare was said...
February 27, 2017 - 8:34am
February 23, 2017
New Richmond graduate killed in St. Paul car-pedestrian accident
By Mara H. Gottfried, St. Paul Pioneer Press (A Forum Communications media partner) A 35-year-old jogger killed when he was struck by an SUV...
February 23, 2017 - 2:27pm
February 13, 2017
Man, towed by snowmobile, injured in Pierce County while skipping over open water
A Baldwin man was hospitalized Sunday after slamming into ice near open water while being pulled by a snowmobile in rural Spring Valley. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the man was 34-year-old John Polk of Baldwin. He was taken by Spring Valley ambulance to Regions...
February 13, 2017 - 9:24am
February 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker K-12 funding proposal stokes re-election suspicions; meteor fireball spotted; 11 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov.Scott Walker is proposing a big boost in state funding for K-12 education. This comes two years after the Republican cut school funding. This time he is calling for a $649 million increase. That is an additional $200 of spending per pupil in each of the next two years....
February 6, 2017 - 9:55am