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NRMS Math Counts students compete at state
NRMS February Students of the Month announced
Child found dead in River Falls school; unrelated threat follows
NRHS Science Olympiad places sixth at regionals
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Inhuman Awards honor athletic excellence
Eight Tigers make All-MBC hockey team; four area players are all-state
New Richmond, St. Croix Central youth wrestlers qualify for state
Nilssen takes over St. Croix Central softball program
Middle Border Conference boys basketball team packed with quality
Love Baskets starting holiday season
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NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
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VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 2/28/18 Meeting Minutes
ST. CRIOIX CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/19/18 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SOMERSET: Ad For Bids- Chip Seal Coating Roads
TOWN OF STAR PRAIRIE: 2018 Road Weight Restrictions
SUMMONS: Cottonwood Financial V. Roy D. Killins; Case 18-SC-101
NR Chamber opens nominations for Business Woman of Year
Bass Lake Cheese Factory: 100 years and still kicking
Rio Loco Cantina opening in downtown Hudson
The end of an era: Mr. Movies closing
WITC-New Richmond Earns Family Friendly Workplace Certification
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January 8, 2015
Prescription overdose deaths on the rise
Since the heroin epidemic struck young people in Hudson in recent years, St. Croix County Medical Examiner (ME) Patty Schachtner has been dealing...
January 8, 2015 - 10:27am
December 11, 2014
New Richmond man charged after massive marijuana bust in Town of Troy
Law enforcement authorities say they seized nearly 60 pounds of marijuana with a street value of roughly $240,000 during a drug bust in a Town...
December 11, 2014 - 3:41pm
Medical examiner, sheriff target drug abuse in 2015
Illegal drug use and the consequences are major problems facing their departments, said the St. Croix County medical examiner and sheriff as they made their annual reports to the County Board on Tuesday, Dec. 2. “Two-thirds of our unnatural deaths are due to drug addiction and...
December 11, 2014 - 10:30am
September 18, 2014
County cashing in on drug busts
Since Jan. 1, a St. Croix County assistant district attorney has filed eight civil court cases, attempting to claim over $18,500 in cash, three printers and an automobile seized during drug arrests. ADA Amber Hahn, who advises the St. Croix Valley Drug Task Force, said officers were...
September 18, 2014 - 9:30am
July 2, 2014
Heroin overdose leads to arrest
A New Richmond man is facing a felony charge after a woman suffered a heroin overdose on June 11. Samuel Lee Russell, 23, was charged with first-degree...
July 2, 2014 - 3:38pm
March 6, 2014
Students assemble medication disposal kits
Young students rarely get the chance to make a contribution to the community while they are at school, but when Family and Consumer Education...
March 6, 2014 - 12:38pm
Heroin forum starts community conversation
More than 150 people gathered at the New Richmond High School auditorium on Wednesday, Feb.
March 6, 2014 - 11:26am
Our View: Dispose of unused prescription meds
The stories family members shared last week at the community heroin forum sponsored by the New Richmond Police Department, the New Richmond School District and the New Richmond Area Community Foundation, were heartbreaking. Their stories of addiction, pain, prison, recovery, relapse...
March 6, 2014 - 10:21am
February 24, 2014
Drug forum rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26
The New Richmond Police Department, the New Richmond School District and the New Richmond Area Community Foundation are sponsoring a public forum in an effort to address the issue of illegal drugs and prescription drug abuse. The event, which was originally scheduled for Feb....
February 24, 2014 - 10:59am
February 13, 2014
Two charged with possession of heroin, intent to distribute
At least two people arrested in New Richmond have been formally charged with possession of heroin with intent to deliver. Robert J. Heininger,...
February 13, 2014 - 7:57am
Forum to take on heroin, other drugs
With multiple recent overdose deaths in the Twin Cities area, including at least a dozen in the Hudson area over the past few years, New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad is mobilizing forces in his fight against the deadly drug. Though the New Richmond Police Department coordinates...
February 13, 2014 - 7:54am
February 6, 2014
Drug Court: A chance to change
Any way you look at it, the St. Croix County Drug Court is a good deal and offers a real chance for those looking to break the cycle of substance abuse and criminal behavior. The court has been in place since 2006.
February 6, 2014 - 9:47am
January 30, 2014
Drug task force battling heroin
When New Richmond Police Department first came into contact with heroin last fall, Police Chief Mark Samelstad was already aware that St. Croix County, and the City of Hudson in particular, was in the throes of a heroin crisis, with multiple overdose deaths and several known addicts. NRPD’s...
January 30, 2014 - 10:05am
January 23, 2014
Drug overdose treatment common at Westfields emergency room
New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad says his department encountered heroin for the first time within city limits in fall 2013. The emergency room at New Richmond’s Westfields Hospital, on the other hand, began dealing with the drug several months earlier. According to statistics...
January 23, 2014 - 8:55am
January 16, 2014
Heroin makes its way to New Richmond
The heroin problem that struck Hudson over the past two years has made its way to New Richmond. New Richmond Police Department officers encountered heroin for the first time within city limits this fall, according to New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad. And it wasn’t an isolated...
January 16, 2014 - 9:59am