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Somerset musicians qualify for state
Panther Pause -- Anticipating spring: Appreciating students and staff
Home visit leads to felony charges against Prescott couple
NRHS students participate in National High School Walkout
NR School Board member Skoglund resigns
crime and courts
Spring sports beginning to happen, weekend schedule listed
Blake Kretovics signs to play baseball at Winona State
New Richmond softball gets rough welcome to 2018
New Richmond's Blake Kretovics named 2018 WIAA Scholar Athlete
Somerset's Tony Martin to fight Saturday in UFC Fight Night in Atlantic City
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
arts and entertainment
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 125th Street and Utility Improvements
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2018 Fog Sealing
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2018 Crackfilling
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 5/8/18 Plan Commission Hearing
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ordinance 513 - Shoreland
Honorary chairpersons announced for St. Croix Art & Culinary Show
Stockholm Pie Company celebrates both a ten-year anniversary and grand opening
Dunn Brothers offering new option for coffee in NR
Hudson Physicians welcomes Greg Barlow, PA-C
2018 Business Woman of Year nominees announced
Place a Business Announcement
Patricia Antoinette Stulas
Lois I. Hammelman
Roland Clarence Running
David Allen Osborne
Father Leonard Fraher
Support Daniel Hansen
Gary Hanson for St. Croix County Supervisor Dist. 11
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Viewpoint: Invest in success, Science Olympiad pays it forward
Sarah Nigbor column: Finding my roots, and Finnish ones at that
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Editorial: Your local news is under tax attack
Wild Side column: Brimming rivers
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February 12, 2018
Another fishing addiction
After six weeks in Florida where it was unseasonably cool but pleasant, Carol and I returned home and had to acclimate to winter again. Now we...
February 12, 2018 - 11:21am
January 15, 2018
Where land and rivers meet the sea
Large floodplain rivers and salt marshes are among the most productive ecosystems in the world. There's an explosion of life where the Lower...
January 15, 2018 - 11:25am
January 8, 2018
Wilcox column: Walking among the swamp things
Although we aren't freezing our faces off in Cedar Key, Florida, the northern Gulf Coast is rather chilly for this time of year. Air from the brutally cold north has found its way here. High temperatures are barely into the 60's with colder days forecasted for this week. Water temperatures...
January 8, 2018 - 9:33pm
December 21, 2017
Column: Endorsement letters are advertisements
Frankly, our opinion pages have been used and some would say abused by campaigns to promote candidates and political events. Many of the letters read like advertisements because they are advertisements. That is why, effective today, RiverTown will charge for letters endorsing candidates....
December 21, 2017 - 10:38am
November 20, 2017
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
I've often wondered how people deny the overwhelming scientific evidence that our planet is warming, weather world-wide is getting weird and...
November 20, 2017 - 2:02pm
November 10, 2017
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
The great jazzman and comedian Jimmy Durante was known for his schnozzola, a huge zucchini of a proboscis. He said "Da nose knows." Despite his...
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
October 25, 2017
Column: Drop-off debacles affect parents, too
The dreaded drop-off. As parents, we've all experienced it. Whether it's for work, a vacation or a night away, the drop-off is inevitable. Sooner...
October 25, 2017 - 8:54am
October 14, 2017
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Our apple crop last year was near zero because the blossoms were killed by late-spring frosts. This year our orchard produced an abundance of...
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
October 11, 2017
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
Baking is one of my passions, and I am always looking for an excuse to don my apron, heat up my oven and put my mixer to work. And when that...
October 11, 2017 - 1:09pm
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 10, 2016
New dog teaching a not-so-old man new tricks
For the last few months, my wife and I had been talking about getting a new dog to keep our old Lab mix Captain company while we were away for work every day and to see if that would make him happier than he had been for a while. Unfortunately, we ended up having to put Captain down...
May 10, 2016 - 8:54am
April 11, 2016
Growing a green thumb
Though I understand that people change as they get older, it still amazes me there are many things that I am now finding myself enjoying or wanting to do more of after having little to no interest when I was a teenager and throughout college.
April 11, 2016 - 9:07am
April 5, 2016
Baseball and the start of a new summer
Though most know me as a huge football fan -- most notably a giant Green Bay Packers fan -- what you may not know about me is that baseball has always been the sport that has tugged at my heartstrings. And with the Packers doing next to nothing in NFL free agency while we await the...
April 5, 2016 - 11:54am
March 21, 2016
Make a difference: It could be the difference
I used to take the same meandering route once a month, sometimes twice, from our place to hers always leaving enough time to arrive a few minutes early just in case there was some last minute assistance required. There rarely was. Donna lived by herself in a clean, comfortable condo...
March 21, 2016 - 11:01am
March 14, 2016
Plays, concerts and sports ... Oh my!
Since my family moved to Hudson in 2001, I’ve always really enjoyed being so close to a major city (in this case two), as well as its suburbs, and all the luxuries it has afforded me and my family.
March 14, 2016 - 8:59am