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New Richmond Senior Center/Nutrition Site to open at new location
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Gregory’s Gift of Hope on ‘hold and non-movement’ order until further notice
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
NR woman helps lead the way in getting GC Post Office renamed
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
arts and entertainment
16PR65 In the matter of the estate of Frederick Charles Parnell
16SC854 Notice in Replevin - Dennis R Offerman & Dawn M Phillips
Somerset School District - Notice of Budget Hearing
School District of Somerset - Notice of Annual Meeting
2016CV324 In the matter of the name change of Lydia Lawranne Peterson
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Mary Ellen Fagnan, 83
Eleanor N. Johnson, 88
Roy Hillestad, 82
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
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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
November 18, 2015
Supremes will rule whether Walker can override State Superintendent; electric rates climbing higher in Wisconsin than 18 other states; more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court will decide by next summer whether the governor's office can take power from the elected state public school superintendent. The justices spent more than two hours Tuesday hearing arguments. At issue is the legality of a 2011 state law that...
November 18, 2015 - 9:00am
November 17, 2015
Resettlement group says it has not placed Syrians here; GAB, campaign finance bills handed to Walker; Kohler walkout continues; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
APPLETON -- A group that helps refugees re-settle in Wisconsin said Monday it has not helped any newcomers from Syria. Officials say about 2,000 Syrians were among 70,000 refugees who came into the U.S. during the year ending in September. Mary Flynn, a re-settlement manager for...
November 17, 2015 - 8:30am
November 11, 2015
Kaila Fouks killed in Lancaster accident
It will be no surprise to people who knew Kaila Fouks that she would do all in her power to protect an animal. Fouks of Hudson was killed in a car accident early Saturday morning after she swerved to avoid hitting a deer on Highway 35/61 in South Lancaster Township. According...
November 11, 2015 - 12:52pm