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John Doar History Trail prepares to break ground
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
Hudson man accused of entering home, boat
Walker visits Star Prairie Trout Farm for bill signing
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
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Katheryn Holter's true personality shows when she competes
Inhuman Awards announced for spring sports season
American Legion baseball teams keep close tabs on player progress
New Richmond places seven on All-MBC girls soccer team
New Richmond U12 Black softball qualifies for nationals
SCC HS names fourth quarter honor roll students
Somerset Elementary announces top Mileage Club finishers
SCC Middle School fourth quarter honor roll students announced
Students compose a tribute to a man of music
Michael Sauer, the challenge inside
Mercedes Mortimer crowned Miss Star Prairie
Deer Park Library to host local author
Josie Armagost named 2017 Grand Royal Ambassador
Pastor Morris to retire from First Baptist Church
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FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Michael A. Richardson II; Case 16-CV-418
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/23/17 Special Meeting Minutes
PROBATE ORDER: Dorothy E. Hirsh; Case No. 17-PR-55
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Phillip C. Holmquist; Case No. 17PR54
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Jean A. Lange Estate; Case No. 17PR51
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October 28, 2015
Osceola man dies in town of Somerset crash
A 24-year-old Osceola man died Saturday evening in a single-vehicle crash in St. Croix County’s town of Somerset. According to the St. Croix Sheriff’s Department, Jordan M. Cloutier was ejected from the 2005 Dodge Durango in which he was a passenger. The vehicle crashed on...
October 28, 2015 - 3:02pm
Wisconsin voucher enrollment doubles; State’s public school grad rate is nation's third-highest; 14 more news stories
Enrollment in Wisconsin's statewide private school voucher program has more than doubled since enrollment caps were lifted. The state Department of Public Instruction reported Tuesday that 2,514 students were enrolled in a voucher school for the current year. That is up from 1,008...
October 28, 2015 - 8:18am
October 15, 2015
UW-Madison wins first round in suit against Apple Inc.; Lawmakers accuse GAB of violating Open Meetings Law; 11 more Wisconsin news briefs
MADISON -- Apple Inc. could face up to $862 million dollars in damages in the patent case brought by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The U.S. District Court jury in Madison rejected claims from the technology giant that the patent for microprocessors was invalid and no infringement...
October 15, 2015 - 9:23am
October 13, 2015
Senate panel to vote on fetal tissue bill, Planned Parenthood cuts; Civil service overhaul delayed; 12 more state news briefs
MADISON -- The state Senate's health committee is scheduled to vote this (Tuesday) morning on a bill to cut $3.5 million in federal funds to Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. The Title X money would go instead to a state program that offers screenings for breast and cervical cancers....
October 13, 2015 - 9:04am
October 8, 2015
Republicans attempt to revamp campaign limits law, divide ethics board; Spat ignites over who can use which restroom; Nine more state news stories
MADISON-- Wisconsin candidates could accept twice as much in campaign gifts and partisans would go back to running elections under a pair of new bills. Assembly Republicans introduced their long-proposed reworking of the Government Accountability Board. It would return to having...
October 8, 2015 - 9:26am
October 7, 2015
Walker tries to get highway work back on track -- Senate leader skeptical; GOP denies political hiring motives; Nine more state news stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker has offered to work with Senate Republicans to find ways to pay for major highway projects that have been delayed. But Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said the idea remains a "tough sell" among his members because any additional borrowing could...
October 7, 2015 - 8:20am
October 5, 2015
Walker to visit UW-Stout Monday; Bus driver says fourth-grader saved her life; 13 more Wisconsin news briefs
MENOMONIE -- Gov. Scott Walker's office announced Sunday that he will visit UW-Stout on a promotion he's calling his “Working for Wisconsin Tour.” Walker was expected to tour the Fab Lab on campus, arriving just before noon. The tour is at the Applied Arts Building, 415 E....
October 5, 2015 - 9:46am
September 24, 2015
Assembly plans vote today on cutting Planned Parenthood funds; Walker won't take Cabinet post, uncertain on third term as guv; Nine more state news briefs
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly plans to vote this afternoon on whether to take away $3.5 million in federal money from Planned Parenthood. The lower house will consider a bill in which the state would control its federal Title 10 money, all of which now goes to Planned Parenthood....
September 24, 2015 - 8:27am
September 17, 2015
Walker mixes it up with Trump in debate; Rotting meat causes evacuation of school, dorms; Nine more state news stories
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Gov. Scott Walker questioned Donald Trump's business record during the second debate among Republican presidential candidates. Eleven of the 16 GOP hopefuls squared off at the Reagan Library near Los Angeles. Walker promised to be more aggressive than...
September 17, 2015 - 8:44am
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.
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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