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Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65; man cited
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
New Richmond wins opening Middle Border Conference girls golf match
2016 Preview: New Richmond soccer playing it game by game
2016 Preview: Somerset soccer wants to be better than average
2016 Preview: New Richmond girls tennis reloads with young talent
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
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crime and courts
August 13, 2015
Walker slips in Iowa polls; Naked driver ran into several police cars before arrest; 11 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker has led most of the Republican presidential polls in neighboring Iowa -- until now. The first CNN/ORC poll in Iowa shows Ben Carson ahead of Walker, who's in third place with 9%. Carson is at 14%, and Donald Trump leads at 22%. Two-thirds of Iowans are not...
August 13, 2015 - 8:56am
July 9, 2015
Assembly passes budget, sends two-year spending plan to Walker; GOP lawmaker defends shoreland rule changes added to budget; 10 more state news items
Wisconsin's new state budget was sent to Gov. Scott Walker early today when the Assembly passed it 52-46. Eleven majority Republicans voted no, as did all Democrats. The two-year, $73 billion package is the same one passed Tuesday night by the Senate. It includes the last-minute...
July 9, 2015 - 9:15am
June 25, 2015
New Richmond teens charged in pot case
A New Richmond teenager accused of selling a pound of marijuana was charged last week in St. Croix County Circuit Court.
News/crime and courts
June 25, 2015 - 8:44am
June 18, 2015
Somerset business owner offering reward for burglary information
Bob Dewall, owner of Apple Grand Prix in Somerset, said last week he’s offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who has information pertaining to his business being burglarized.
June 18, 2015 - 9:15am
Suspect in tainted milk case given jail, probation
Two convictions entered against a Red Wing woman accused of pouring lighter fluid into her ex-boyfriend’s chocolate milk could go away under a sentence issued last week in Pierce County Circuit Court.
News/crime and courts
June 18, 2015 - 9:02am
April 22, 2015
Ag group says legal immigration limits could hurt Wisconsin farmers; Joint Finance considers $2 jump for hunting, fishing licenses, not picking up dead deer; 15 more state news briefs
A national agriculture group says Wisconsin farmers could be hurt if new limits on legal immigration are imposed Gov. Scott Walker raised the issue this week. The potential 2016 White House hopeful told interviewer Glenn Beck that “adjustments” will be needed in the legal immigration...
April 22, 2015 - 9:25am
April 16, 2015
Wildfire risk drops; Plan to move property assessments to counties pulled from state budget bill; 11 more state news briefs
Wisconsinites can enjoy another nice day with a lesser risk for wildfires. Red flag warnings expired last night in the western half of the state. Since then, the winds have died down with breezes of less than 10 mph this morning. The air is calm in many parts of the state where the...
April 16, 2015 - 9:17am
March 26, 2015
Hammond Village Board reluctantly approves funding for Police Board attorney
A governing board dominated the Hammond Village Board meeting Monday night. It wasn’t the board themselves; it was the Police Review Board. Village members had a few questions for Police Review Board Chairperson Erin McComb during its two-hour meeting in lieu of McComb retaining...
March 26, 2015 - 9:27am
March 20, 2015
Bourget, Seidl seek area appellate court seat
When voters head to the polls, they have a choice in the judge that joins the District III Court of Appeals. Mark Seidl, a Wausau private-practice...
March 20, 2015 - 10:44am
March 19, 2015
Two GOP leaders favor smaller UW funding cut, no public authority; Governor willing to add five staffers to investigate deaths of suspects by police; 12 more state news briefs
The state Assembly's finance chairman says his house plans to remove the proposed public authority for the University of Wisconsin System from the next state budget. Republican John Nygren also said the university's state funding would likely be cut by "significantly less"...
March 19, 2015 - 3:16pm
March 18, 2015
70 mph speed limit passes Assembly, may face tough fight in Senate; Green beards raise $20,000 for Honor Flights; 11 more state news stories
Don't put the pedal to the metal just yet. A bill to raise Wisconsin's top speed limit to 70 mph has an uncertain future in the state Senate. The Assembly passed it 70-22 yesterday with 20 Democrats and two Republicans voting no. It was the second straight session the Assembly...
March 18, 2015 - 9:16am
March 4, 2015
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
Wisconsin's right-to-work bill will get 24 hours of debate before the state Assembly takes a final vote on Friday morning. GOP Majority Leader Jim Steineke says the debate will begin at 9 a.m. tomorrow, and run no later than 9 a.m. on Friday. Steineke said Democrats wanted 48 hours...
March 4, 2015 - 9:26am
February 18, 2015
Lawmakers balk at 17% raises for troopers; Baldwin aide considers wrongful termination, sex discrimination lawsuit; 14 more state news briefs
Wisconsin legislative leaders say they'll reject a new contract for state troopers that includes an average pay hike of 17%. The 360-member Wisconsin Troopers Association was among the law enforcement unions exempted from the Act 10 public employee bargaining limits. Assembly...
February 18, 2015 - 9:04am
February 12, 2015
Second VA patient’s death raises more questions; Walker dodges evolution question in London; Nine more state news stories
A second death of a patient at the VA Medical Center in Tomah has raised questions in Congress and strong criticism from the patient's daughter. Thomas Baer, 74, of Marshfield died from an apparent stroke in mid-January. USA Today said Candace Baer-Delis took her father to Tomah...
February 12, 2015 - 9:04am
February 11, 2015
Authorities look for relatives of man found dead in Pepin; Walker campaign opens office in Iowa; 17 more state news stories
Authorities in western Wisconsin are trying to find the family of a 35-year-old Minnesota man found dead near a set of railroad tracks. Pepin...
February 11, 2015 - 9:05am