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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 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
Somerset volleyball shows its smarts in win over Ellsworth
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
September 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker has no opinion yet on free computers for freshmen; schools evacuate, river warnings continue
Gov. Scott Walker is not sure yet if he'll support giving free computers or tablets to all high school freshmen in Wisconsin -- and he wants to learn more about it. State Assembly Republicans are making the free computers part of what they call a "Forward Agenda" for the next two-year...
September 8, 2016 - 8:01am
September 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Wisconsin one of 10 presidential ‘toss up’ states; flash flood watch continues; and 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new poll shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton still has a big lead over Donald Trump for electoral votes, but Wisconsin is one of 10 "toss up" states. The Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll gives Clinton a 46-to-44 percent edge against Republican Donald Trump...
September 7, 2016 - 9:50am
September 6, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW report: Recession's 'long shadow' finally lifts in Wisconsin; U.S. Labor Secretary: Labor Day is more than honoring work; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- "The long shadow of the Great Recession is finally lifting in Wisconsin." Those are the first words in a new report on the state's workforce from the UW Madison Center on Wisconsin Strategy. The liberal think tank says the state's recovery remains "comparatively unimpressive"...
News/crime and courts
September 6, 2016 - 8:50am
August 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON-- The Republican lawmaker who represents the state Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County joins Democrats who want a state audit of the facility. Luther Olsen says he also wants to know if another agency should take over the home from state Veterans' Affairs department...
August 29, 2016 - 7:57am
August 4, 2016
July was the deadliest month on Wisconsin roads so far this year
But not in St. Croix County ... St. Croix County was spared from traffic deaths during a month that was unusually high across the rest of Wisconsin....
August 4, 2016 - 3:36pm
June 26, 2016
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
A woman from Prescott died in a motorcycle crash Saturday in western Wisconsin. A Hastings man who was driving the motorcycle was injured in the crash. Joshua Sykora, a 34-year-old Hastings man, was driving and 38-year-old Brooke Baker of Prescott was his passenger. The vehicle went...
June 26, 2016 - 9:45am
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 2, 2016
UPDATE: Two injured in two-vehicle accident in Stanton
A Baldwin man was cited for his role in a two-car accident Friday morning in the Town of Stanton. Tyler D. Troutman, 28, was going northbound...
May 2, 2016 - 1:27pm
April 12, 2016
Fire destroys Star Prairie garage
A fire destroyed the garage at the Roger Larson house in Star Prairie Tuesday morning. New Richmond Fire and Deer Park Fire were called to the...
April 12, 2016 - 2:35pm
Tuesday Wisconsin News Roundup: Right-to-work appeal may go directly to Supreme Court
State Attorney General Brad Schimel said he might go directly to the Supreme Court to try to bring back Wisconsin's right-to-work law.
News/crime and courts
April 12, 2016 - 8:42am
April 11, 2016
Hudson police cruiser struck by oncoming car
Two drivers, including a Hudson police officer, were injured recently after a patrol car was struck in traffic by a suspected distracted driver....
April 11, 2016 - 9:17am
March 24, 2016
NTSB releases information from 2015 plane crash
The airplane crash that claimed four Hudson-area lives last year in Polk County occurred after the plane was seen performing aerobatics, according...
March 24, 2016 - 9:03am
March 1, 2016
It could have been worse...much worse
My day started on Wednesday, Feb. 3, with the news St. Croix Central would be two hours late as a result of the snowstorm the night before.
March 1, 2016 - 11:08am
February 18, 2016
Alcohol suspected in Sunday crash
Authorities suspected alcohol was involved in a St. Croix County crash Sunday that left two people with minor injuries. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called at 7:26 p.m. to 80th Street and 190th Avenue in the town of Star Prairie for a single-vehicle crash. Chief...
February 18, 2016 - 9:09am
February 12, 2016
Friday Wisconsin News Roundup: U.S. Senate votes to end internet taxes
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Both of Wisconsin's U.S. senators have voted in favor of a bill that would end the state's Internet access tax in July of 2021. The vote was 75- to 20 Thursday to ban state and local Internet taxes, as part of a larger bill that changes U.S. trade laws. The package...
February 12, 2016 - 10:20am