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County to raze portions of Health Center campus
New Richmond Council discusses major project funding
Challenger drops out of New Richmond City Council race
crime and courts
Somerset's Praschak loses close match in semifinals
Dowd finishes fifth at state wrestling meet
Somerset girls basketball holds off St. Croix Central; advances to Saturday's regional final
New Richmond's Dowd to place at state wrestling tournament
Praschak wins quarterfinal match at state
Bullseye! Archery Club takes off at SCC
NRHS students on pace to read 5,000 books this year
NRHS student named National Merit Scholarship finalist
Somerset’s got talent
Inaugural NRHS STEM Night a success
Farm, Feral & Stray works with Scout to care for local free roaming cats
Local author publishes first book
Somerset Community Food Pantry seeks volunteers
Crowd flocks to Bass Lake for annual ice fishing contest
Scouts visit newspaper office
arts and entertainment
14CV486 William H Derrick vs Cerise D Staff
Town of Somerset Notice of March 3 Open House and Public Hearing
15PR11 In the matter of the estate of Robert J Kunz
Advertisement for Bids - St. Croix County Jail Master Control Remodel
15PR8 In the matter of the estate of Keith H. Johnson
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July 16, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, July 16, 2008
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. Thus begins Samuel Taylor Coleridge's haunting fragment, "Kubla Khan." There are all manner of theories about why Coleridge never...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Book Worm Wednesday wins award
Deena Whitwam has always been a voracious reader. "Deena began reading at a normal age," said Kelly Curtis, her mother, "but once she discovered her love for books, she's had her nose in one ever since.
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, July 9, 2008
On a recent trip to Great Britain my wife and I were pointedly reminded that the United States is running out of independent bookstores. Everywhere we went on that tight little island, we found charming little bookstores. Our first stop was a small village in the Cotswalds, called...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
New Richmond Open Book
notice of "Open BOok" For Assessment Roll for the City of New Richmond Pursuant to Section 70.45 of Wisconsin Statutes, the assessment roll for the Year 2008 assessment will be open for examination Monday, July 21, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Assessor will be available...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
July 2, 2008
'Book of Liz' opens July 10
"The Book of Liz," an outrageous comedy, will have you laughing in your seat and begging for a break. Serious themes are rare and the only reason for a few is to give you a break from the side splitting laughter. "The Book of Liz," directed by New Richmond local Vicki Harmon, will...
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Dave Wood's Book Report, July 2, 2008
St. Paul poet Margaret Hasse is out with her third book, "Milk and Tides," (Nodin Press, $16). Hasse writes about motherhood, aging, her childhood memories of South Dakota. She writes about real stuff that often hits me close to home. Here's a prose poem that reminded me of my late...
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, June 25, 2008
Heading for the lake?
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Life among the whitetails filled with delights
Deer-farm days: Couple's life among the whitetails filled with delights Most of us here in the North live among deer. But for 38 years, Stan and Esther Stevenson lived with deer. The Stevensons' home was amid an enclosed deer farm just outside of Bayfield. Esther sometimes complained...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, June 11, 2008
I've read quite a few books in my day, but it always amazes me when I read yet another and I realize I've most certainly not read enough. Once again this became apparent when I recently read "Magnifico," by Miles J. Unger (Simon & Schuster, $32). Maybe I should back up. For years...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, June 4, 2008
Authors who take apart a region or a community have always been dear to my heart. It all began when I was in high school and my English teacher said I should not read novels by Sinclair Lewis, who was an agnostic and a drunk. So I went right out and checked out his novel "Main...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 19, 2008
Minnesota is busting out all over in the book world. Let's start with one newcomer and one oldtimer. Minnesotan M.E. Smith has worked in the field of clinical research for pharmaceutical companies for nine years. He has also worked as an FBI investigator. His background is a perfect...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 12, 2008
Here we are in the shadow of the Oscars and here I am with two books about the movie industry that you may want to peruse. First is "Not the Girl Next Door," by Charlotte Chandler (Simon & Schuster, $26). This one's about actress Joan Crawford. No, no! It's not another "Mommie Dearest,"...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 5, 2008
After making international news with its book "The Artist's Brush," Mid-List Press, the not-for-profit publisher in Minneapolis, is out with a new book, the winner of its annual First Series Award for Poetry. The poet is Norman Minnick, coordinator of the Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting...
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
Dave Wood's Book Report, Feb. 27, 2008
In "The Senator's Wife," (Knopf, $24.95) novelist Sue Miller is in top form as she plumbs the depths of two women who have become neighbors in a small New England college town. First comes Meri, a 30-something newlywed, married to a college professor, who is taking his first tenure...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am