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School board OKs two new policies
St. Croix unemployment up slightly over May, but still 2nd lowest in state
Newest reciprocity pact sent over the border; child resettlements raise GOP ire; 10 more state stories
Legislators: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
School district employees see wage increase
crime and courts
New Richmond Fun Fest sports events draw hundreds of athletes, fans
New Richmond High School runners set pace in Willow River Run 5K race
Johnsrud is champion in Willow River Run 10K race
New Richmond youth soccer teams compete in state qualifiers
John Walsh returns to Somerset as athletic director
Barrels of tradition: the St. Croix County Fair
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Paulette!
Life after an organ transplant; fundraising event planned for July 27
Library teams up with AmazonSmile
Dog park celebrates first anniversary
arts and entertainment
Charles E. Meath, 89
Bruce A. Johnson, 57
Deborah J. Dettman, 62
Eleanore Cody, 80
Roland R. Lundell, 79
14SC735 Heights Finance f/k/a Riverside Finance vs Tyler Smith
14SC677 Wnyveen Auto Body Inc vs Surinder Manak
Skoglund Rental & Somerset Self Storage Unit Auction
Town of Richmond - Notice of Board of Review
Highway 65 Storage - Public Auction
Our View: Volunteer responders should be celebrated
Letters to the Editor: July 17, 2014
Our View: Commons site holds great opportunity
Letters to the Editor: July 10, 2014
Our View: Be safe this Fourth of July
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