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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
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Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
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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
December 14, 2015
UPDATE: Victim in truck-tree crash near Knapp identified; floods, rain, record warmth defy typical pre-Christmas weather; 11 more stories from around Wisconsin
KNAPP -- Joel L. Ghinter, 44, of Wilson has been identified as the victim in a one-vehicle crash that was discovered around 8 a.m. Sunday, along...
December 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2015
Somerset man injured after striking doors, gravestone
A Somerset man was visibly injured last month after his vehicle crashed through a car wash door, drove through a cemetery and struck a light...
December 10, 2015 - 10:32am
Committee OKs end to Wisconsin nuclear plant moratorium; kerfuffle over 'Kermit' story rejected by school committee; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A Wisconsin Assembly committee has given its unanimous endorsement to ending the state's 32-year-old moratorium on new nuclear power plants. The Energy and Utilities Committee voted 13-0 on Wednesday to recommend the proposal to the full house. The bill would end requirements...
December 10, 2015 - 8:41am
December 9, 2015
Wisconsin Republicans denounce Trump ban on new Muslims; lawmakers mull whether to do-away with hunting backtags; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Wisconsin Republican leaders have distanced themselves from Donald Trump's idea of banning Muslims from entering the United States. In Washington, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said it's not what the party or the country stand for. House Republican Reid Ribble of Sherwood...
December 9, 2015 - 9:38am
December 8, 2015
Wisconsin gun sales keep growing; leaders at state's juvenile school ousted as alleged abuse probe continues; 13 more news stories from around Wisconsin
Gun sales continue to grow, both in Wisconsin and the United States. Wisconsin's Justice Department said Black Friday set an all-time record for the background checks it performed on prospective buyers. There were 1,752 checks on Nov. 27 -- 30 more than the previous one-day record...
December 8, 2015 - 9:04am
December 7, 2015
Sen. Johnson critical of Obama's absence of 'winning strategy' against ISIS; CWD-infected buck found in Oneida Co.; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- President Obama said the United States will overcome terrorist threats that seek to "poison the minds" of Americans and others. But a pair of Wisconsin GOP leaders criticize the Democratic president for not laying out a strategy. In only his third prime-time address...
December 7, 2015 - 9:04am
December 4, 2015
Congress passes transportation funding, Obama expected to sign; cheesemakers widen state's production lead; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin House Republicans Sean Duffy and Glenn Grothman were among a small minority who voted against a five-year federal transportation package. The House passed the $305 billion compromise 359- to 65 on Thursday, and the Senate later voted 83- to 16 to send...
December 4, 2015 - 9:25am
December 3, 2015
Western Wisconsin teen injured by hunting rifle
A 16-year-old Frederic boy was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul late Sunday after a rifle in the truck he was driving discharged, striking him in the right forearm. Michael Coen-Nelson was driving a 1988 Chevrolet pickup on 150th Street in Polk County's West Sweden township...
December 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
House vote will reduce federal role in public schools; Wisconsinites income still recovering from Great Recession; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- All of Wisconsin's seven voting U.S. House members want to slash the federal government's role in shepherding public education. The House voted 359- to 64 Wednesday in the first major rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act since the law expired eight years ago. Speakers...
December 3, 2015 - 9:50am
December 2, 2015
Osceola lab settles large Medicare fraud case; deer kill tally up 2.6 percent over 2014; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A laboratory in Polk County that supports health care and research facilities has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a Medicare fraud case. Pharmasan Labs of Osceola, its billing company NeuroScience, and founders Gottfried and Mieke Kellermann were accused of falsely...
December 2, 2015 - 8:21am
November 30, 2015
Polk Co. teen shot through forearm when gun discharges
FREDERIC -- A 16-year-old Frederic boy was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul late Sunday after a rifle in the truck he was driving discharged, striking him in the right forearm. Michael Coen-Nelson was driving a 1988 Chevrolet pickup on 150th Street in Polk County's West...
November 30, 2015 - 1:01pm
New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Nearly 15,000 Wisconsinites have lost food stamp benefits because they did not look for work. The new state budget requires recipients in the Food Share program to work at least 20 hours a week, or train for new employment in order to keep their benefits. State Health...
November 30, 2015 - 8:40am
November 27, 2015
Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- U.S. House Democrat Ron Kind of La Crosse says at least several nations will have to band together to defeat the Islamic State. Since the Paris attacks, the world has seen France and Russia step up their efforts to attack ISIS bases. The United States is also conducting...
November 27, 2015 - 8:48am
November 25, 2015
Brakes cause of semi truck fire
Brakes inside the trailer was the cause of a Friday morning, Nov. 20, fire that resulted in the trailer and the items in it being a total loss. United Fire, In addition to St. Croix County sheriff’s officers were called to the exit 19 ramp off of I-94 around 6:40 a.m. Friday morning...
November 25, 2015 - 1:54pm
November 20, 2015
New Richmond man crashes car into Apple River
A New Richmond man was injured early Friday after the car he was driving crashed and plunged into the Apple River in the town of Star Prairie. St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said the driver, 27-year-old Thomas Humphrey, was airlifted from the scene...
November 20, 2015 - 3:33pm