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Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
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
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
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
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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Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
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crime and courts
August 7, 2014
Lightning strike claims second Oconto County man; Milwaukee firm uncovered Russian cyber gang’s theft of email addresses; 11 more state news items
A second person has died from a lightning strike in northeast Wisconsin. Oconto County authorities said Wednesday that Christopher Wold, 31, of Morgan died from his injuries. That was after Brad Cox, 27, of Abrams was found electrocuted at the scene Sunday. Authorities said...
August 7, 2014 - 10:15am
July 23, 2014
Wisconsin takes wait-and-see stance on Obamacare court decisions; Governor candidate suggests park rather than Gogebic mine; More state news
Gov. Scott Walker's office says it will not rush to create Wisconsin's own health care marketplace to preserve tax subsidies that were placed in doubt yesterday. A federal appeals court in Washington said the federal subsidies in the Affordable Care Act apply only to 14 states...
July 23, 2014 - 9:41am
Rising waters close Stillwater lift bridge; Group sets goal of screening teens for drug problems; 12 more state news briefs
Thousands of western Wisconsin commuters are finding other ways to get to work in the Twin Cities this morning. The Stillwater Lift Bridge will be closed indefinitely after a new flood warning was posted on the St. Croix River on the border between Wisconsin and Minnesota. It's...
June 23, 2014 - 9:16am
June 20, 2014
Walker defends himself against 'criminal scheme' charges; Minnesota reopens income tax reciprocity talks; More state briefs
Gov. Scott Walker went on national TV this morning to continue his denials of wrongdoing after 250 court documents were released yesterday afternoon. In the documents John Doe prosecutors wrote that Walker was at the center of a “criminal scheme” connected with his 2012 recall...
June 20, 2014 - 9:00am
June 19, 2014
Flash-flood watches continue; DNR proposes substantial drop in wolf hunt quota; More state news
A flash-flood watch continues until tomorrow morning in west and southwest Wisconsin. Flood warnings are in effect on the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien and Buffalo County, the Yellow River at Babcock, the Rock River at Waupun, the Trempealeau River at Dodge and the Black...
June 19, 2014 - 10:25am
May 27, 2014
Four die in Memorial weekend accidents; Search continues for man missing in St. Croix River; More state news
Authorities report at least four people were killed in separate traffic crashes during the Memorial Day Weekend. Marathon County authorities said Herman Krueger, 81, died at a Wausau hospital after a two-vehicle crash late Saturday afternoon north of Hatley in the town of Norrie....
May 27, 2014 - 9:17am
April 25, 2014
Democrats slam Walker’s inclusion on Time’s list; New deer management program offers benefits to landowners; More state news briefs
Not everyone was impressed when Gov. Scott Walker made Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Democrats tried making political hay by slamming both the Republican Walker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who wrote a brief profile for the magazine's...
April 25, 2014 - 9:27am
April 24, 2014
Paddleboats will offer good view of bridge construction; Statewide tornado drill starts at 1 p.m. today; 10 more state news briefs
Paddleboat tours will take place on the St. Croix River near Hudson so folks can see the construction progress of the new four-lane bridge upstream. Project manager Jon Chiglo said there are no good places on the shore for the public to safely view the work. So paddleboats were...
April 24, 2014 - 9:11am
April 17, 2014
New laws allow use of marijuana oil extract, forbid transferring kids to non-relatives; Some areas get 14-15 inches of snow; more state news briefs
Wisconsin has 58 new laws today after Gov. Scott Walker signed them yesterday. The governor held a ceremony in Milwaukee to highlight expansions of three current laws to protect victims of domestic violence. One of the bills tightens up the legal process to make sure those under...
April 17, 2014 - 10:05am
April 10, 2014
Mississippi not expected to flood, but smaller rivers may; Democrats call for special session to address ‘the people’s agenda’; More state news
The National Weather Service does not expect major flooding on the Mississippi River this spring. But smaller rivers could get the liquid leftovers from the 12.5 inches of snow that fell in far northern Wisconsin a week ago. The Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company of Wausau says...
April 10, 2014 - 9:51am
April 8, 2014
Pew study: Wisconsin has third-best voting system; State’s reading, math scores up; minority students still lagging behind; 11 more state news briefs
We keep hearing that Wisconsin's voting system is politically tattered and broken -- but a national report says it's still pretty good. According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Badger State had the nation's third-best voting system in the 2012 elections, behind only North Dakota...
April 8, 2014 - 9:11am
April 7, 2014
Walker taking his time considering marijuana-extract bill; Lawmakers’ expense reimbursements top $1 million; 11 more stare news briefs
Gov. Scott Walker says it might take a month to decide whether he'll sign a bill to legalize a marijuana oil extract to treat childhood seizures. Walker says he wants to make sure there are no unintended problems with the way the measure was drafted. Experts say cannabidiol...
April 7, 2014 - 9:27am
March 20, 2014
State justice agents fired over delays in pursuing child porn cases; New law requires fee for snowmobilers using state trails; More state news briefs
A state Department of Justice agent and a supervisor have both been fired for not acting quickly enough to pursue child pornography cases for prosecution. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced the actions yesterday. Van Hollen would not confirm to the AP whether the two employees...
March 20, 2014 - 9:11am
March 13, 2014
Access to Apostle Islands ice caves to close by Sunday; Councilman quit $83,000 post for $120,000 job -- now he has neither; 10 more state news briefs
CORNUCOPIA -- Access to the wildly popular ice caves on Lake Superior at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will close for the season no later than Sunday night due to rapidly changing ice conditions, park officials announced Wednesday. As the ice on Lake Superior breaks up, it...
March 13, 2014 - 9:36am
March 4, 2014
Woman replaces GOP leader accused of groping; Committee sets frac bill vote for tomorrow; more state news
Wisconsin Assembly Republicans elected Pat Strachota of West Bend this afternoon as their new majority leader. She replaces Bill Kramer, who...
March 4, 2014 - 4:28pm