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Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
The News reveals new look today
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
SCC Middle School honor roll students announced
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix County recount appears accurate despite broken seals; changes coming to license plates; 13 more state news stories
crime and courts
New Richmond boys basketball hopes to put the pieces together Friday at Osceola
New Richmond girls basketball heads to Superior, Ashland for weekend games
Joe Swanda youth hockey tournament to be played this weekend
Thursday's Results: New Richmond wrestlers top St. Croix Central
Former NHL, Wisconsin Badger coach assisting New Richmond boys hockey team
SCC Middle School honor roll students announced
St. Croix Central School board discusses district report card
SCC FCCLA hosts Trunk Junk event
SHS musical tells tale of finding yourself
NRMS PAWS group bakes pet treats
Hazel Mackin Library: Are you ready for all the library events?
Aldi, Taco Bell officially open Dec. 8
Bucks Night raises funds for numerous projects
Somerset Public Library: December is here
Hammond Public Library: Coming up at the library
arts and entertainment
Cedar Lake Alum Treatment Invitation for Bid
City of New Richmond - Public Hearing Notice Jan. 3, 2017
Bass Lake Management Plan Review
16SC1232 New Richmond Properties LLC vs Brian Bonse
Village of Somerset - November 15, 2016 Minutes
Thomas C. Vehrs, 71
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Arlene M. Emerson, 96
Ralph E. Olson, 80
Gary "Nick" Peterson, 72
Inquiring Reporter: What is your favorite or least favorite thing to float in Jell-O?
Let’s get on the same page
Dec. 1, 2016: Letters to the Editor
Changing times and the sway of the trees
Everything I need to know about politics I learned in fourth grade
Real Estate Showcase
November 23, 2016
New Richmond Aldi to open Dec. 8
ALDI, on Thursday, Dec. 8, will offer New Richmond shoppers a new alternative as it opens its store located at 1737 Dorset Lane. The franchise...
November 23, 2016 - 10:26am
November 1, 2016
CenturyLink to acquire Level 3 for $25 Billion
LOS ANGELES — Telecommunications company CenturyLink Inc said it would buy Level 3 Communications Inc in a cash-and-stock deal with an equity value of about $24 billion to expand its fiber optic network and high-speed data services for business clients. The combination will...
November 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
The fourth annual signup period begins Nov. 1 for Wisconsinites who want new health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. On Wednesday, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said almost 14 million Americans would most likely sign up -- reflecting what she...
October 20, 2016 - 9:35am
October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Less than half the students taking Wisconsin's latest statewide achievement test showed they were proficient in English, math and science. Almost 383,000 youngsters took the "Forward Exam" this past spring -- and 41 percent of the public and private voucher school students...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
October 4, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
SIDNEY, Neb. — Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc. said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America. The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent...
October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 5, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Mondovi police looking for damaged SUV which totaled 3 vehicles; Sun Prairie man dies in domestic incident; and 10 more state news stories
MONDOVI -- Mondovi police are pretty confident they will find the late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee they're looking for. It should have a lot of damage to its front end. They want to talk to the driver who totaled three parked vehicles at about 1 a.m. Sunday, then drove away from the...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2016 - 10:17am
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
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