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Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. man killed in lawn-mowing accident; 8 more state news stories
Minnesota State Patrol finishes 3rd in calendar contest; Wisconsin misses the cut
Prosecutor: Somerset drug bust suspect was 'setting up for a fight'
Wisconsin roundup: State 10th-most reliant on industrial robots, report says; 10 more state news stories
School lunch and breakfast policy announced
crime and courts
Million Calorie Burn is underway in New Richmond
Friday's Results: New Richmond, SCC football open with wins; Somerset loses wild battle
Fall Sports Preview: New Richmond football is young, but retains its lofty goals
Fall Sports Preview: Somerset football looking to turn things around
Fall Sports Preview: St. Croix Central begins state title defense on Friday
School lunch and breakfast policy announced
Donnelly has progressive plans for SHS education
Education student hones teaching skills at American camp in Latvia
Saluting second semester honor roll students at Somerset High School
Kiwanis honors Kier by donation to early literacy
John Doar History Trail celebration kicks off Thursday
It’s not too late to save SV Health and Rehab Center
Friday Memorial Library welcomes author James Campbell
Play & Learn fall sessions start Sept. 12
Area students perform at Shell Lake Arts Center
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Delores M. Quinn Estate; Case No. 17PR81
FORECLOSURE: St. Croix Habitat for Humanity v. Carol J. Sarafin; 17CV183
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 9/7/17 Hearing - Amend Zoning Code
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ordinance #499 - Restricted Areas for Sex Offenders
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ordinance #498 - Annex Territory (Krumm
Raymond John Wynveen, 83
Anne E. Hawkins Johnston, 102
John "Joe" Kelly, 86
Travis J. Gillen, 29
Patrick W. McGurran, 82
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Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
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August 30, 2016
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
MADISON -- A wrongful death suit has been filed by the family of Jason Simcakoski, the Marine whose death sparked the controversy about the presrcibing of pain medications at the Tomah VA Medical Center. The lawsuit says the Veterans Administration accepted responsibility for "action...
News/crime and courts
August 30, 2016 - 11:09am
June 24, 2016
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Forum Communications Company, or FCC, has announced that they have entered into an agreement to purchase Scuttlebutt magazine owned by Bromeland Publishing. Scuttlebutt magazine, based in Blue Earth, Minn. is owned by Bob Bromeland. The sale is expected to close on July 8. A letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
May 15, 2016
WITC breaks ground for new addition
While the weather placed a delay on the official groundbreaking at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond, it couldn’t stop the...
May 15, 2016 - 9:00am
May 14, 2016
Star Prairie Trustee Gary Peterson steps down
Village of Star Prairie Board President Chad Peterson announced Monday night, Trustee Gary Peterson would be resigning his seat due to ongoing health concerns. “Gary has resigned from the board due to his ongoing health issues. He felt that now would be the right time to step down....
May 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 12, 2016
One more time: Technical error means re-vote to fill board committees
The difference in meaning between “shall” and “may” meant a two-week delay in populating two of the St. Croix County board’s lead committees. Supervisors spent most of their April 19 meeting electing members to four standing committees. But after that meeting, the results...
May 12, 2016 - 8:49am
May 10, 2016
Tuesday Wisconsin News Roundup: Ryan: If Trump wants, I won't run GOP convention
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said he will step down as a chairman of this summer's Republican National Convention if that's what Donald Trump wants.
May 10, 2016 - 8:48am
May 7, 2016
Area Forensics, FBLA teams take part in state competitions
The New Richmond and Somerset Forensics and Somerset FBLA teams recently took part in their respective state competitions. All team members performed well, according to their coaches. New Richmond Forensics The New Richmond High School Forensics team recently sent 14 competitors...
May 7, 2016 - 10:00am
May 5, 2016
Taco Bell plans facility on south side
If you’re into the Volcano Nacho or the Chicken Fiesta Taco Salad, get your appetites ready because it appears that a Taco Bell facility will be built soon on the south side of New Richmond. City of New Richmond Community Development Director Beth Thompson told The News this week...
May 5, 2016 - 8:45am
May 4, 2016
Friends of Public Education hosts Tom McCarthy
A good sized crowd of parents, teachers and concerned citizens filled the media room at the Osceola Intermediate School, Monday evening, April...
May 4, 2016 - 11:32am
May 3, 2016
St. Croix River crossing officials add cranes to accelerate project
About one-third finished, the St. Croix Crossing project heads into its prime construction season with officials hoping enough pieces will be...
May 3, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 2, 2016
Hammond board approves alcohol license for hotel
The Hammond Hotel is going to be reopening ... sort of. Owner Andrew Schmitz and manager Gary Gruber attended the Hammond Village Board Monday, April 25, to discuss the alcohol beverage license they were seeking. The board tabled the request at its last meeting on April 11 as they...
May 2, 2016 - 8:59am
Snow goes from beauty industry to insurance agency
For the last 30 years, New Richmond resident Robin Snow worked in outside sales in the professional beauty industry and was also a licensed cosmetologist....
May 2, 2016 - 8:54am
May 1, 2016
New Richmond resident donates check to local charity
River Valley Ford employee and New Richmond resident Jim Helgevold awarded a donation in the amount of $960 to the Arnell Memorial Humane Society....
May 1, 2016 - 8:00am
April 30, 2016
Empty Bowls raised over $30,000
This year’s Empty Bowls event raised $30,880.51 for the Happy Kids Backpack program. Every dollar donated is worth $7, so the total raised this year translates to $216,171 that can be used to purchase food for needy families in the community. Due to the support of Empty bowls over...
April 30, 2016 - 1:00pm