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FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Michael A. Richardson II; Case 16-CV-418
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/23/17 Special Meeting Minutes
PROBATE ORDER: Dorothy E. Hirsh; Case No. 17-PR-55
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Phillip C. Holmquist; Case No. 17PR54
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Jean A. Lange Estate; Case No. 17PR51
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October 22, 2016
New Richmond Board of Education approves final budget, tax levy
The School District of New Richmond Board of Education met for the first time at its new time, 6 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 17, to discuss the 2016-17 school budget and tax levy, as well as changes to its school calendar for next school year. According to Director of Fiscal and Building...
October 22, 2016 - 6:00am
October 21, 2016
City of New Richmond wants to hear from you
Two upcoming council work sessions will be used to develop budget ... Mayor Fred Horne and the members of the city staff and council will be...
October 21, 2016 - 4:44pm
May 28, 2015
SCC School Board discusses where to cut to balance 2015-16 budget
A week before its May 18 board meeting, St. Croix Central district officials said its deficit for the 2015-16 year was $380,000. In those seven days, the figure increased to $430,000, adding more to the list of items to be reduced as the board mandated to the district a balanced...
May 28, 2015 - 10:05am
May 22, 2015
Somerset residents call out district leadership
A number of Somerset residents felt strongly enough about three particular issues to appear before the Somerset District Board of Education Monday night. Resident Sara Turner was disturbed by the board’s decision to reduce the number of teachers at the elementary school without...
May 22, 2015 - 8:32am
April 24, 2015
Murtha hears concerns about Walker's budget at New Richmond listening session
State Rep. John Murtha (R-Baldwin) held a listening session Friday at the New Richmond Civic Center so he could hear the public’s concerns...
April 24, 2015 - 9:34am
March 26, 2015
Western Wisconsin residents sound off against Walker budget
Voices raised Monday in western Wisconsin in defense of a state health-care program, the University of Wisconsin System, water concerns and other items slated for changes under Gov. Scott Walker’s budget. The Joint Committee on Finance, a 16-member panel working to shape Walker’s...
March 26, 2015 - 3:28pm
March 3, 2015
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Superintendents from six area districts held a rare joint news conference to raise the alarm about what Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget...
March 3, 2015 - 11:17am
February 19, 2015
Governor's budget could cost St. Croix Central district $230,000
As Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2015-17 budget heads to the legislative budget committee, the St. Croix Central School District is left contemplating how it might make up for $230,000 it could lose in direct state aid should the budget pass as proposed. Walker’s proposal would...
February 19, 2015 - 10:16am
Somerset School District deficit could balloon to $780,000 with Walker's proposed budget
Somerset School District is bracing itself for a big budget cut. During the superintendent’s report at Monday night’s Somerset Board of Education meeting, District Administrator Randy Rosburg shared documents with board members showing how the district’s $550,000 deficit for...
February 19, 2015 - 10:14am
Our View: Harsdorf, Knudson get crack at altering Walker's budget
Harsh criticism has followed Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed new budget, particularly as it pertains to spending cuts for the University of Wisconsin System and K-12 public education. Wisconsinites can’t be blamed for asking why, in the midst of a booming national economy, our state...
February 19, 2015 - 10:06am
February 12, 2015
Many listen in, vent to Knudson at River Falls listening session
Not all of Dean Knudson’s listening sessions are big attractions. But Friday afternoon’s at River Falls City Hall was one. All seats in the council chambers were occupied. Spurred on by Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget, those attending voiced questions and concerns of the Republican...
February 12, 2015 - 11:06am
Harsdorf says lots of work will go into state budget
As discussions on Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal heat up, Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) reminds voters this is just the start of the process and urges them to ask questions and talk to lawmakers. “This is the governor’s budget, and it’s now in our hands,”...
February 12, 2015 - 11:04am
November 26, 2014
City Council considering 2.5% levy increase
At its Nov. 17 meeting, the New Richmond City Council spent 90 minutes discussing some of the finer points of the city’s 2015 budget, and it looks like the city tax levy may increase 2.5 percent to accommodate for a new contingency fund and a new capital replacement levy. The budget...
November 26, 2014 - 11:54am
September 4, 2014
Council gets close look at city’s needs
It’s budget season, and it won’t be long until New Richmond’s decision-makers convene to allocate funds to the city’s various departments...
September 4, 2014 - 9:51am