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NRHS students, staff help out around the community
WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Complaint: Meth, scale among items seized in raid
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Thursday Sports: Track teams all qualify athletes for WIAA state meet
New Richmond girls soccer proves it deserves to be called champions
Monday Sports: MBC baseball champions crowned, track regionals held
Teamwork drove St. Croix Central girls to MBC track title
Middle Border Conference boys golf battle came down to the final shot
NRHS students, staff help out around the community
Somerset High School graduates Class of 2017
Broken back can't stop Viebrock from racing
Nelson brothers: Through tragedy they have triumphed
Learning to run a business
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Second Pea Soup Medallion Hunt clue announced
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
St. Croix Valley communities powered up for a week of fun
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PUBLISHED NOTICE: Acuity v. Justin L. Smith; Case No. 17-SC-882
TOWN OF RICHMOND: 2017 Liquor License Applications
TOWN OF ERIN PRAIRIE: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2017 Crack Filling
PROBATE NOTICE: Jean T. Roach Estate; Case No. 17PR31
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Lee B. Branjord, 57
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Letters to the Editor -- May 18 Edition
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
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April 18, 2016
Living in the new world
A couple weeks ago for the inquiring reporter question, I asked, “how does the threat of terrorism impact your life?” The attacks in Brussels were still in the headlines and San Bernadino and Paris were not quite yet numb in our hearts and minds. I really wanted to know how real...
April 18, 2016 - 8:58am
March 30, 2016
The first step is admitting you have a problem
No, it’s not to the point, in which I have receipts from when I went out to eat from 2005 or dust bunnies that have gathered over the last six months, but if I wanted to find baby toys my daughters played with (now ages 8 and 5) I could find them in our basement. When we moved into...
March 30, 2016 - 9:38am
March 7, 2016
Kitty and the life of a pet owner
Growing up, I lived in a household that always had pets ... mostly cats and dogs, but with the occasional bird or fish. However, like any boy, it was the dogs and cats that always caught my attention and love. The dogs in my life included Cindy, a Lab/golden retriever/Heinz 57 mix...
March 7, 2016 - 9:05am
January 19, 2016
Willi Nilli: Five times as nice: Bison, road trips and friends
For the fifth straight year, I made the trek to Frisco, Texas, -- along with my best friend Chris and his family -- to see my alma mater (the Bison of North Dakota State University) knock off another potential usurper to the Football Championship Subdivision National Championship...
January 19, 2016 - 10:57am
November 12, 2015
Students learning to be part of the community
I’ve been snapping all-conference sports photos for more than 30 years. There have been cute photos, rushed photos and the standard, stand-against-the-wall photos. On Friday, I got to take the most unique all-conference photo I’ve ever shot. And after I thought about it,...
November 12, 2015 - 10:18am
October 8, 2015
Columnist Mary Sather pens final entry for New Richmond News
It is like saying goodbye to an old friend. Saying goodbye to 45 years of writing columns for the New Richmond News has been the old friend....
October 8, 2015 - 6:28pm
August 6, 2015
My day in New York City
I got the opportunity to spend a day in New York City a few years ago and it was an experience I’ll never forget.
August 6, 2015 - 10:12am
May 28, 2015
Willi Nilli: So that's what it feels like to be an adult
Up until this last weekend, I hadn’t really felt like much of an actual, real life adult, but more like some pseudo-adult who would always let his inner child sit on his shoulder like those cartoon angels or devils that you see on TV. I had always thought I’d be about 25 percent...
May 28, 2015 - 9:00am
May 22, 2015
Editor's Notebook: Please don't say 'Happy Memorial Day'
It has always bugged me how Memorial Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day and other national holidays are mass marketed as shopping days instead of what...
May 22, 2015 - 2:17pm
May 15, 2015
My Point Is: Let the debate continue
I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for lists. If the link on the page says something like, “Top 10 trends from the 1980s you’ll never see again” or “Top 20 reasons the Minnesota Twins have been terrible the last four years,” I’ll click on it. Why? I’m curious to see if...
May 15, 2015 - 12:22pm
May 7, 2015
At the Speed of Life: My mom
Before there were soccer moms and single moms and working moms, there was my mom. She was especially brilliant during my formative years, which...
May 7, 2015 - 9:19am
April 24, 2015
Editor's Notebook: My path to becoming a storm spotter
From the first time I watched the “Wizard of Oz” as a child, I was interested in tornadoes. Growing up in New Richmond — the site of what is now the ninth-deadliest tornado in U.S. history — helped turn that interest into something of an obsession. When I was 6 years old,...
April 24, 2015 - 9:18am
April 16, 2015
My Point Is: I know what Charlie Brown feels like
An 8-year-old watches his favorite National Football League team have a successful season, qualify for the playoffs, win two games on the road and narrowly fall in the conference championship game, and therefore miss out on a Super Bowl berth. The eight-year-old was dejected and...
April 16, 2015 - 10:25am
April 9, 2015
At the Speed of Life: When a lake takes a life
The ice on our lake melted in a way I have never seen before this year, from the center to the shore. It was a blustery but sunny Saturday morning, so we decided to get the kayaks wet and see what was percolating in and around our little bit of paradise. New ducks had been arriving...
April 9, 2015 - 9:36am
April 2, 2015
'Boring' is in the eye of the beholder
Every month, like clockwork, my turn comes up to write the weekly New Richmond News staff column, and every month I come up with a blank for most of the week before my column is due. I don’t know what it is, but it is always hard for me to come up with ideas for a column even though...
April 2, 2015 - 8:31am