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Wisconsin roundup: Lincoln Hills teacher blames court injunction, state for beating; more state news stories
Chamber Business of the Month: Ras' on Main
Wisconsin roundup: Dems slam Walker for jumping into NFL anthem fray; should state drop 'Dairyland' from plates?; more state news stories
'Card cracking' case cracked by Hudson police
North Hudson man charged with sex assault
crime and courts
Cross country: Young Tigers win MBC girls meet
Spartans open WIAA tournaments at home
Northwoods League makes it official
WIAA soccer: New Richmond boys are top seed, Somerset to open at home
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
PHOTOS: Elementary students take part in International Walk to School day
2017 SCC Homecoming
SHS invites community members to become mentors
Fifth annual conservation day collects record milkweed seed
Local firefighters train at new CVTC facility
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
CVTC clinic offers free dental care for veterans
Crowning Achievements pageant is Nov. 4
Mosaic workshop with Riana de Raad Oct. 21-22 at The Phipps
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 8/23/17 Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 8/2/17 Board Meeting Minutes
FINAL NOTICE: Eye Care Records
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Public Notice- Remove Live Flowers from Cemetery
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 11/13/17 Public Hearing re: Vacate Easements
Richard E. "Dick" Junkans
Esther Scott Wentz
Rozella T. (Starzl) Davidson
Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: The Second Amendment is archaic
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
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April 10, 2013
Aaron Schaffhausen won't testify
Aaron Schaffhausen, who pleaded guilty to killing his three daughters last July, told the judge this morning that he will not testify in court. The prosecution will now begin to present its case in the trial, which is to determine whether Schaffhausen was legally sane at the time...
April 10, 2013 - 10:57am
August 7, 2012
Freeway crash claims third student, Zach Zajec
State Patrol Sgt. Brian Erickson reported Monday evening that Zachary D. Zajec, the driver of a Dodge Durango that crashed into the back of a...
August 7, 2012 - 8:09am
April 4, 2012
UPDATE: Tuesday crash victim identified
A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday just south of Dresser when his vehicle crossed the center line on Highway 35 and struck an oncoming truck. According...
April 4, 2012 - 8:39am
St. Croix County Unofficial Spring Election results
SCHOOL DISTRICT School District of Hudson referendum to purchase the St. Croix Meadows property Yes .....4,789 No.........3,768 SCHOOL BOARD Top three vote getters are elected) Sandy Gehrke.........3,601 Tom Holland..........3,469 Brian P. Bell..........3,267 Liz Bruch................3,202 Cathy...
April 4, 2012 - 1:44am
June 20, 2011
Hammond woman hurt after 'cycle crash
A Hammond woman was transported to Baldwin Area Medical Center Sunday afternooon after the motorcycle she was driving ran onto the shoulder and overturned, ejecting her. Laura Kasel, 36, was taken by Ellsworth Area Ambulance following the 1:18 p.m. crash. The extent of her injuries...
June 20, 2011 - 7:55am
March 31, 2011
St. Croix Corrections project in state's capital budget
The long wait may be over for the St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond. When Gov. Scott Walker released his list of proposed capital...
March 31, 2011 - 11:47am
March 25, 2011
Economic 'dashboard' for February shows 'troubling signs'
RIVER FALLS -- Diminished sales tax revenues, lower median prices for recently-sold homes and continued employment doldrums indicate continued...
March 25, 2011 - 3:11pm
March 21, 2011
St. Pat's priest leaving after allegedly taking money
It was announced at Hudson's St. Patrick Church Sunday that Father Dan Dahlberg is leaving the parish after allegedly taking about $10,800 from...
March 21, 2011 - 2:15pm
March 1, 2011
Washington County Board backs bridge as Bachmann introduces leglislation
STILLWATER -- Washington County commissioners reaffirmed their support for the construction of a long-delayed new St. Croix River bridge in Stillwater. Legal and legislative wrangling has halted plans for a new river crossing between busy downtown Stillwater and Houlton, Wis.
March 1, 2011 - 1:47pm
February 28, 2011
McCollum dismisses County Board's bridge resolution, calling it 'a political distraction'
WASHINGTON, DC -- In a press release issued Friday, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) voiced strong opposition to a recent St. Croix County Board of Supervisors' request that the Minnesota and Wisconsin Congressional delegations support legislation to exempt a proposed $700 million...
February 28, 2011 - 9:10am
February 26, 2011
James Penman, Somerset area chiropractor, dead following Thursday accident
The death of a Somerset man following a car crash in St. Paul Thursday evening is being blamed on a medical condition. Dr. James Penman, 67, was identified by the State Patrol as the driver of a car that ran out of control on eastbound Hwy. 36 near McKnight Road in North St. Pau...
February 26, 2011 - 3:35am
February 25, 2011
Six left homeless after rural Knapp fire
MENOMONIE -- A family of six lost their home early Thursday in a fire fought by six departments until late morning. Menomonie firefighters were summoned by homeowners Randy and Denise Kiesow at 4:36 a.m. when they detected smoke after awakening to start the day. The Kiesows and their...
February 25, 2011 - 3:46am
January 28, 2011
Economic development group recounts recent successes
The New Richmond Area Economic Development Corp. not only met its goals for 2010, it passed them. At the group's annual meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 18, Paul Mayer, president of the corporation, said economic development was about three things: recruitment, retention and start ups. In...
January 28, 2011 - 9:22am
Spring flooding likely along St. Croix River
The Stillwater lift bridge could be under water again this spring. The bridge, which handles about 19,000 cars per day across the St. Croix River, faces a 90 percent chance of closing, according to Minnesota emergency management officials. "If we have rapid (snow) melt, look out,"...
January 28, 2011 - 9:09am
January 27, 2011
Paul Mayer named Chamber's 'Citizen of the Year'; businesses honored
New Richmond's business people and supporters gathered over steak, chicken and pasta Wednesday to reflect on achievements, honor some stand-out...
January 27, 2011 - 10:41am