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Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Mend for tax reciprocity rift underway; Walker now opposes 'path to citizenship'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
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crime and courts
Somerset's Praschak loses close match in semifinals
Somerset girls basketball defeated in regional final
Dowd finishes fifth at state wrestling meet
Somerset girls basketball holds off St. Croix Central; advances to Saturday's regional final
New Richmond's Dowd to place at state wrestling tournament
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Bullseye! Archery Club takes off at SCC
NRHS students on pace to read 5,000 books this year
NRHS student named National Merit Scholarship finalist
Somerset’s got talent
Farm, Feral & Stray works with Scout to care for local free roaming cats
Local author publishes first book
Somerset Community Food Pantry seeks volunteers
Crowd flocks to Bass Lake for annual ice fishing contest
Scouts visit newspaper office
arts and entertainment
Crown Castle Proposal to Add Antennas - 283 Hwy 35/64 Somerset
Village of Somerset Feb. 26 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Somerset Feb. 17, 2015 Reg. Meeting Minutes
St. Croix County Weight Restrictions
City of New Richmond - Official Notice - NR Softball Association Class B License
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Our View: Don't let fear of extremists control you
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 26, 2015
Editor's Notebook: When bad fortune turns good
Sarah Sez: News reporter delivers difficult goodbye
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 19, 2015
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Marinette woman sentenced today for role iin 2007 squirrel-hunter death
A Marinette woman will be sentenced this afternoon, after she tried to help her ex-boyfriend get away with killing a southeast Asian squirrel hunter 2 and one-half years ago. Dacia James, 23, pleaded no contest to aiding a felon, and two other charges were dropped in a plea deal....
August 3, 2009 - 9:25am
July 28, 2009
Wife testifies today against her husband at his religious death trial in Wausau
Leilani Neumann is scheduled to testify against her husband today at his trial in Wausau. She was convicted in late May of reckless homicide for praying instead of getting help, as her daughter Kara, 11, was dying from diabetes that was never diagnosed. Now, Neumann's husband...
July 28, 2009 - 9:00am
July 27, 2009
Testimony begins in trial of father who prayed instead of geting help for dying daughter
Testimony begins today in the Wausau trial of Dale Neumann, who's accused of praying instead of calling a doctor for her dying 11-year-old daughter. Neumann's wife Leilani will be among the prosecution's first witnesses. She was convicted two months ago on the same felony charge...
July 27, 2009 - 9:00am
July 21, 2009
Oshkosh soldier dies after being hit by stray bullet fired at party in Fort Hood
A soldier is in custody after he allegedly opened fire at a party in Fort Hood, Texas, and killed a soldier from Oshkosh. Army Specialist Ryan Schlack, 30, died Saturday at an Army medical center. Media reports said he was at a casual get-together Friday night on the lawn of the...
July 21, 2009 - 9:20am
Snowmobiler involved in Chicago TV news anchor death gets probation
A suburban Chicago man has been put on three years' probation for driving a snowmobile into a tree while drunk in northern Wisconsin, killing a Chicago TV news anchor. Vilas County prosecutors said they did not recommend jail time for Scott Hirschey, 45, in part because the victim's...
July 21, 2009 - 9:00am
July 13, 2009
'Choking game' claims life of Columbus teen wrestler
A memorial service will be held this Saturday in Columbus for a 17-year-old high school student who died from what's called the choking game. His family said Mack Jensen died last Friday in a game in which teens try to get each other to feel light-headed, either by choking, or pushing...
July 13, 2009 - 8:56am
July 8, 2009
Oscar Mayer, retired chairman, passes away
Oscar Mayer has died. The retired chairman of the famous Madison hot dog and lunch meat company passed away this week in Fitchburg at a hospice care unit. He was 95. He was the third Oscar Mayer in a family which founded the company that bore his name. His father, Oscar G. Mayer...
July 8, 2009 - 9:23am
July 7, 2009
Half-staff flags honor fallen Peshtigo soldier
Flags at National Guard armories and other state facilities will be at half-staff today, as a fallen soldier from Peshtigo is buried. Flags will be at half-staff today at National Guard armories and other facilities throughout Wisconsin. It's in honor of Army Pvt. Steven Drees,...
July 7, 2009 - 9:00am
June 30, 2009
Peshtigo Army private killed in Afghanistan
The family of a Peshtigo man killed in Afghanistan will return home today. Army Pvt. Steven Drees, 19, died over the weekend, after he was shot in the head last Wednesday when insurgents attacked his unit with a grenade launcher and small arms fire. It happened in the Afghan province...
June 30, 2009 - 9:00am
May 28, 2009
Milwaukee child care delivery driver pleads guilty in the death of an infant
A driver for a Milwaukee day care center has pleaded guilty in the death of a 4-month-old boy he left in a delivery van. Fitz Marney, 44, of Wauwatosa is scheduled to be sentenced July 16 on a charge of leaving a child unattended while working as a child care employee. Four-month-old...
May 28, 2009 - 10:21am
May 20, 2009
Funeral today for well-known missionary killed in Guatemala
Funeral services will be held today in Guatemala for a former Milwaukee priest who spent 20 months in prison for burning draft records during the Vietnam War. Larry Rosebaugh, 74, was shot to death Monday by masked gunmen while he and three other missionaries were riding in a car...
May 20, 2009 - 9:14am
May 18, 2009
Relatives testify today in trail of mother accused of choosing prayer over medical help
Family members will testify today at the trial of a Wausau area woman accused of praying instead of getting help for her dying daughter. Testimony was supposed to begin Saturday in Leilani Neumann's trial in Marathon County. But soon after prosecutor Lamont Jacobson began his...
May 18, 2009 - 9:32am
May 15, 2009
Jury forming for trial of mother who prayed instead of getting help for dying daughter
A jury is expected to be set today in the trial of Leilani Neumann, the Wausau area woman accused of praying instead of getting help for her dying daughter. About 90 potential jurors showed up at the Marathon County Courthouse Thursday. And by mid-afternoon, 40 were sent home...
May 15, 2009 - 10:49am
May 14, 2009
Children of pedestrian killed on New Year's Eve want $625,000
The children of a pedestrian killed on New Year's Eve wants La Crosse County to pay them $625,000. They said the county was negligent for not clearing a snowy sidewalk making William Harter, 55, walk on a street where he was hit by two vehicles. They said the accumulating snow...
May 14, 2009 - 9:04am