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County to raze portions of Health Center campus
New Richmond Council discusses major project funding
crime and courts
Somerset's Praschak loses close match in semifinals
Somerset girls basketball defeated in regional final
Dowd finishes fifth at state wrestling meet
Somerset girls basketball holds off St. Croix Central; advances to Saturday's regional final
New Richmond's Dowd to place at state wrestling tournament
Bullseye! Archery Club takes off at SCC
NRHS students on pace to read 5,000 books this year
NRHS student named National Merit Scholarship finalist
Somerset’s got talent
Inaugural NRHS STEM Night a success
Farm, Feral & Stray works with Scout to care for local free roaming cats
Local author publishes first book
Somerset Community Food Pantry seeks volunteers
Crowd flocks to Bass Lake for annual ice fishing contest
Scouts visit newspaper office
arts and entertainment
Crown Castle Proposal to Add Antennas - 283 Hwy 35/64 Somerset
Village of Somerset Feb. 26 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Somerset Feb. 17, 2015 Reg. Meeting Minutes
St. Croix County Weight Restrictions
City of New Richmond - Official Notice - NR Softball Association Class B License
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Our View: Don't let fear of extremists control you
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 26, 2015
Editor's Notebook: When bad fortune turns good
Sarah Sez: News reporter delivers difficult goodbye
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 19, 2015
Get Out! Deals
July 2, 2014
New Richmond tennis program continues to show growth
With youth, high school and adult classes dotting the calendar, opportunities abound for those looking to play tennis this summer. Although New Richmond High School varsity girls tennis coach Denise Devereux is wrapping up her firstthrough fifth-grade and middle-schooler lessons...
July 2, 2014 - 10:51am
June 19, 2014
Relay for Life event raises nearly $95,000
The American Cancer Society’s New Richmond Relay for Life event held Friday and Saturday at the New Richmond Middle School track raised more than $94,400 as of noon on Saturday, and money was still coming in, according to event co-chair Patty Berger. With the event falling on Friday...
June 19, 2014 - 9:20am
May 8, 2014
McAbee named Professional & Business Woman of the Year
It was just a matter of time before Heather McAbee won the local Professional & Business Woman of the Year award, and nobody was surprised on Wednesday, April 30, when she received the honor at this year’s Professional & Business Woman of the Year Luncheon & Women’s...
news / business
May 8, 2014 - 10:30am
April 11, 2014
Leader of the Pack: Ennis gets rare Scouting award
Chuck Ennis organized a Boy Scout troop in Somerset in 1978. Ever since, Ennis has been a driving force for Scouting, not only in Somerset, but all over western Wisconsin. For his 36 years of service, Ennis was honored with Scouting’s highest volunteer award. At the Northern Star...
life / events
April 11, 2014 - 11:16am
March 27, 2014
Chef lineup set for Art & Culinary Show
The St. Croix Art & Culinary Show sponsored by the New Richmond Rotary Club is just one month away, and tickets are already selling at a fast pace, according to event organizer and chairperson Jo Wrich. She said more tickets will likely need to be printed. This year’s event...
life / events
March 27, 2014 - 9:49am
March 20, 2014
PHOTOS: New Richmond celebrates St. Patrick’s Day
life / events
March 20, 2014 - 10:56am
March 13, 2014
St. Paddy’s Parade set for Monday
New Richmond’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a family-friendly event that promises to bring thousands of revelers to the city on Monday. “It’s a very happy day for people on the streets and in the parade,” said organizer MariBeth Driscoll. “It’s the harbinger of spring...
March 13, 2014 - 11:07am
March 11, 2014
Council tables library site issue
The City of New Richmond has been exploring possibilities of building a new library for more than a decade, and it’ll be a while longer before a decision is made on where to build it. After hundreds of hours put in on reports by Library Board members, city staff, contractors and...
news / government
March 11, 2014 - 4:06pm
March 6, 2014
Former teacher remembered for lifelong service
Bob Heebink, a resident of New Richmond and long time educator at the New Richmond High School, passed away on Feb. 23 at the age of 94. “He was a teacher for many years, but he prefered the term educator,” said Heebink’s son James Heebink. “He was a somewhat formal person...
March 6, 2014 - 11:12am
PHOTOS: Centre celebrates fifth birthday
Gavin Koester takes on a plate of pancakes during the New Richmond Area Centre’s Fifth Birthday Bash Saturday in New Richmond. (Photo by Tom Lindfors) Bronson Fox conquers the tunnel at the New Richmond Area Centre’s Fifth Birthday Bash Saturday in New Richmond. (Photo...
February 6, 2014 - 9:32am
January 30, 2014
More than a gym: New Richmond Area Centre celebrates fifth anniversary
As the New Richmond Area Centre celebrates its fifth anniversary this weekend with a massive birthday blowout, board members and founding staff members are celebrating much more. Over the past five years, the organization has taken ownership of a failing fitness facility and turned...
January 30, 2014 - 10:29am
Collin's Community Hero Day a success
More than 400 people attended Collin’s Community Hero Day at the New Richmond Area Ambulance Service station on Saturday, Jan. 25, to meet community service workers and see their vehicles and equipment. On display were a New Richmond Fire & Rescue fire engine, a New Richmond...
January 30, 2014 - 9:59am
October 3, 2013
Heritage Days race attracts hearty runners
Strong winds and threatening skies didn’t scare away a group of hearty runners from competing in the 2013 Willow River Run, held as part of New Richmond’s Heritage Days on Saturday. Alex Anderson of New Richmond produced an impressive finish in the 5-mile portion of the race,...
sports / amateur
October 3, 2013 - 9:32am
August 14, 2013
SCC Elementary principal has biggest heart in Hammond
In June, St. Croix Central Elementary School Principal Steve Sanders was selected as the winner of the Roberts Good Neighbor Award. On Friday night, the now retired educator received a similar honor by earning the Hammond Heartland Days Award. According to Lions Club member Cory Bonte,...
life / celebrations
August 14, 2013 - 3:08pm