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Four apply to be next St. Croix County sheriff
Stabbing reported in Hudson
Wisconsin roundup: Walker again threatens veto of entire state budget; 10 more state news stories
DNR enacts no-wake zone on St. Croix River
'Click It or Ticket' campaign underway
crime and courts
A busy start to the week for area high school sports teams
SCC grads Kayla Pabst, Josh Freyholtz qualify for NCAA track nationals
Thursday's Results: New Richmond baseball sweep gives Tigers a share of MBC title
New Richmond soccer closing in on first conference championship
New Richmond baseball takes eight-game MBC win streak into Thursday double-header
Learning to run a business
SCC Elementary students show courage
Grandparents invited to St. Anne Catholic School
FBLA duo places at state for second time
Dressel in, Gunther out as president of Somerset Board of Education
St. Croix Valley communities powered up for a week of fun
Music therapy program seeing success at Deerfield
Pair of Free Little Pantries to open soon in Hammond
Shady Ridge Farm open house spotlights new llama babies
Garage Sale Map Hunter
arts and entertainment
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2017 Crack Filling
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 2017-18 Liquor License Applications
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 2017 Liquor License Applications
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/17/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/8/17 Work Session Minutes
Pearl Emerson, 95
Harold R. "Buster" Wolvert, 69
Catherine Dorsey, 93
Vera L. Krueger, 87
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Letters to the Editor -- May 18 Edition
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Letters to the Editor
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
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crime and courts
October 28, 2015
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.
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