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Vista Sand CEO in prison
Ex-con who allegedly burgled RF businesses, still on the run; Burke attacks Walker over state's revenue woes; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Annexation, camping CUP approved in Somerset
New faces to grace St. Anne School this year
Somerset School District welcomes new staff
crime and courts
New Richmond football team opens season with a gem, beats River Falls 38-17
Somerset football team shows it means business
St. Croix Central football team inflicts some pain on Blackhawks
New Richmond girls tennis takes third at Altoona tournament
New Richmond soccer sees extremes in competition
Vets reunited at Nike base
Heritage Court plans classic car show
Trigger Happy closes out Heritage Hillside Series
The ultimate summer treat
Day in the Life: Pastor serves community, congregation with help from above
arts and entertainment
Bert Frey, 84
Richard Newman, 76
Lester Martell, 92
Rick E. Johnson, 55
Ruth Earley McCabe
12CV530 USA/Rural Housing vs Margaret T Wilson aka Margaret T Garcia
13CV699 TCF Natl Bank vs Amy M MIller
14CV45 Wells Fargo Bank vs Mark Campbell, Julia F Campbell, NR Tree Service
Village of Somerset Public Hearing Notice - Thurs., Sept. 4
14CV374 In the matter of the name change of Madison Scott Thompson
Telling my own story
Our View: In case of emergency, we're in good hands
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 28, 2014
Our View: Commons rehab project has potential
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 21, 2014
June 9, 2014
UPDATE: Deer Park man dies from injuries suffered in motorcycle crash
A Deer Park motorcyclist died from his injuries two weeks after he was involved in a crash that killed his wife. According to a press release from the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office, Robert Kastens, 88, died at Regions Hospital on Saturday, June 7, due to complications resulting...
news / accidents
June 9, 2014 - 4:26pm
February 3, 2014
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal train vs. truck crash
One person is dead after a train vs. truck crash just east of Roberts on Monday, Feb. 3. Benjamin C. Morgan, 53, of Hudson, was killed when a Union Pacific train collided with his 1998 Mack Truck owned listed to Tri-County Sanitation Inc. out of Hudson, according to a press release...
news / accidents
February 3, 2014 - 11:24am
January 25, 2014
UPDATE: Man identified in fatal snowmobile crash
A New Richmond snowmobiler lost his life Saturday in a crash on a snowmobile trail in the Town of Stanton north of the Laurel Supper Club. The snowmobiler was identified as Eric D. Herbison, 48, of New Richmond, according to Conservation Warden Paul Sickman with the Wisconsin Department...
January 25, 2014 - 11:14pm
December 17, 2013
UPDATE: Body of Roberts man found at railroad bridge in New Richmond
The body of a white 26-year-old man was found hanging from beneath the railroad bridge over the Willow River in New Richmond on Tuesday morning, according to New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad. The man was identified as Kyle Edward Mara of Roberts, according to a police...
December 17, 2013 - 8:35am
December 12, 2013
Somerset death linked to heart disorder
Autopsy results indicate the death of an 18-year-old UW-River Falls student found unresponsive in a bathtub at a Somerset home early Sept. 14 was likely the result of a pre-existing heart condition. Sarah M. Boettcher, a freshman from Kewaskum, was discovered, unconscious in the...
December 12, 2013 - 10:38am
November 25, 2013
Baldwin hunter found dead in woods
A Baldwin man was found dead in the woods just after 8 p.m. Saturday night after his family became concerned when he failed to return from hunting, according to a St. Croix County Sheriff Department’s press release. Mark Grognet, 54, of Baldwin, had gone hunting near the 500 block...
November 25, 2013 - 2:01pm
November 14, 2013
Teen remembered for kindness, faith
To those who knew Gregory J. Kaiser best — his mother Marnie Johnson and his best friend Meghan Brathol — the New Richmond High School freshman will be fondly remembered as a smart, funny, positive, kind and deeply spiritual young man. READ GREGORY KAISER'S FULL OBITUARY Kaiser...
November 14, 2013 - 11:00am
November 4, 2013
UPDATE: NRHS, community mourn loss of student
More than 100 classmates, community members and city officials gathered on evening of Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the water tower in New Richmond where a 14-year-old boy lost his life on Monday, Nov. 4. The candlelight gathering to remember student Gregory Joseph Kaiser was organized...
November 4, 2013 - 8:14am
October 31, 2013
Girl dies after crash in snowmobile safety class
A 13-year-old Osceola girl died at Regions Hospital in St. Paul Sunday, a day after suffering injuries when a snow machine she was riding as part of a snowmobile safety class struck a wall in the Osceola High School parking lot Saturday morning. Wisconsin Department of Natural...
news / accidents
October 31, 2013 - 10:45am
September 16, 2013
Body of UW-RF student found in Somerset home on Saturday
An 18-year-old UW-River Falls student from Kewaskum was found dead early Saturday in a Somerset home where she had spent the night as a guest, along with several other people. Sarah M. Boettcher wasn't breathing when she was discovered by another woman in a bathroom around 7:30...
September 16, 2013 - 2:57pm