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Budget provision would ax environmental ed board; UW-LaX probes nepotism allegation; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Montana man killed in crash south of New Richmond
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
crime and courts
Fall’s care for New Richmond athletes draws major honor
First Steps running class to begin on Tuesday
Johnny (Blood) McNally featured on Green Bay Packers website
Ten local youth wrestlers qualify for state tournament
Five local players get all-state hockey honors; Hallmark named to first team
NRHS culinary students get taste of running a restaurant
SCC band performs at Walt Disney World
Somerset School Board candidate forum scheduled for March 30
NRHS Academic Decathlon team grabs D2 state title
Somerset students perform ‘The Princess Bride’
Roberts woman joins national effort to help caregivers of ill or wounded veterans
Motorcycle safety class being offered at WITC
Horse of a lifetime: Local horse earns national honor
Area restaurants ready for second annual Burger Battle
Register for the New Richmond Community Garage Sale
arts and entertainment
Request for Proposals - 2015 Trash/Garbage Removal RFP
City of New Richmond Public Notice of April 9, Public Hearing
14CV393 LNV Corporation vs John L Montpetit, et al
14CV335 Bank of America vs Robert T Perkins, et al
Village of Somerset March 17, 2015 Minutes
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William A. DeLaittre, 62
Alfred W. Perrin, 94
Mae M. Vehrs, 95
Allen Bert Jacobson, 85
Our View: Cost estimates put Commons, library projects in question
Editor's Notebook: It's time to hit the trails
Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2015
Our View: Sunshine Week is all about open government
Letters to the Editor: March 19, 2015
Get Out! Deals
June 25, 2013
Lawmaker tinkering with DNA bill caused problems, AG says; Weather bungs up corn planting; more state briefs
MADISON -- Wisconsin’s attorney general says a last-minute budget change will only confuse police officers as they take DNA samples from those arrested for felonies before convictions. One of the most heavily-publicized budget measures called for an extra 68,000 DNA samples each...
news / region
June 25, 2013 - 9:51am
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Hibbing man must serve year in jail for fatal crash
From the Forum News Service North Dakota Petition filed seeking recall of Spirit Lake chairman FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Opponents of Spirit Lake Tribal Chairman Roger Yankton Sr. filed petitions Monday seeking to recall him as chairman. Erich Longie, one of seven...
news / region
June 25, 2013 - 6:41am
June 24, 2013
Ashland says mining company must front money for expenses; Bill would require burial for aborted fetuses; Wausau gay rights march goes on without a hitch; more state news
The Ashland County Board has approved two measures designed to protect taxpayers for infrastructure costs related to Gogebic Taconite’s proposed iron ore mine. The company would have to pay Ashland County $100,000 upfront and then keep a minimum balance of $50,000 to reimburse...
news / crime and courts
June 24, 2013 - 10:15am
June 21, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: I-35 rest stop janitor run over, killed on the job
From the Forum News Service Minnesota I-35 rest stop janitor run over, killed on the job CLOQUET, Minn. -- Greg Blackburn was just doing one of his jobs Wednesday evening -- as janitor at the Mahtowa rest stop along Interstate 35 in Carlton County -- when he was run...
news / region
June 21, 2013 - 8:42am
June 19, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man gets jail for cheating in fishing tournament
Credit Forum News Service Minnesota Father of infant left in van charged with manslaughter MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Prosecutors filed a manslaughter charge Tuesday against the father of a 5-month-old girl who died when he left her in a hot van for hours last week -- a death that came...
June 19, 2013 - 9:12am
June 18, 2013
Summer gets off to cold start; Mom suspected of trying to asphyxiate four kids; Woman accuses John Menard of extortion, demanding sex; more state news
Summer officially begins this week, and yet, it was one degree above freezing in Superior this morning. Most of Wisconsin was in the 40's and 50's, but a couple spots in the north cooled down to the 30's after a boisterous cold front went through. Northwest Wisconsin had heavy thunderstorms...
news / business
June 18, 2013 - 9:21am
June 16, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Siblings of baby who died in van put in foster care
Credit Forum News Service North Dakota Lightning causes fire at oil facility KEENE, N.D. -- A lightning strike at a saltwater disposal facility near here caused an explosion and a fire Friday morning but did not cause any injuries. Jerry Samuelson, emergency manager for McKenzie...
June 16, 2013 - 7:49pm
June 14, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff STILLWATER, Minn. -- A man accused of holding a group of people hostage last year during a deadly night at Woodbury's Red Roof Inn will spend at least 24 years in prison under a plea agreement reached...
June 14, 2013 - 8:33am
June 13, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Moorhead infant's death remains under investigation
Credit Forum News Service Minnesota Moorhead infant's death remains under investigation MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The father of a 5-month-old girl who died Tuesday night after being left in a van was taking care of five other children under the age of 7, police said. Andrew Sandstrom...
June 13, 2013 - 7:26am
June 12, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Officers shoot, kill man after confrontation
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Teen dies in farm accident DICKINSON, N.D. -- A 19-year-old Mott man died Monday afternoon from injuries he sustained in a farming accident. Mike Wehri was reportedly spraying a field approximately 2 miles north of Mott when he "hit something...
June 12, 2013 - 9:31am
Charges: Hudson man 'couldn't resist' stealing golf equipment from Woodbury store
Washington County prosecutors allege a Hudson man helped himself to more than $1,000 worth of golf equipment at a Woodbury store. The suspect, 66-year-old Donald Voorhees, "stated that security at Golf Galaxy was pretty lax and that he could not resist the opportunity," according...
crime and courts / news
June 12, 2013 - 9:07am
June 11, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: 'Ax Men' company facing foreclosure
Credit: Forum News Service Local food resource website launched ST.
news / business
June 11, 2013 - 2:02pm
June 10, 2013
Reward offered for information on corrections office fire
MADISON -- The Hudson Police Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office at the Wisconsin Department of Justice - Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) announced today that the Wisconsin Arson Insurance Council is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to...
news / government
June 10, 2013 - 3:35pm
June 9, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Remains found in old Iron Range mine identified
From the Forum News Service North Dakota University System seeks applications for interim chancellor BISMARCK -- The North Dakota University System is accepting applications and nominations for an interim chancellor to lead the system of 11 public campuses for at least the next...
news / accidents
June 9, 2013 - 6:16pm
June 7, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Bus cleared on I-94 after bomb comment
From the Forum News Service North Dakota N.D. trade mission heading to Norway FARGO -- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, along with the North Dakota Trade Office, will lead a delegation of business and government leaders on a trade mission to Norway from Saturday through Thurs...
June 7, 2013 - 8:44am