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SCC Elementary students hold Veterans Day Ceremony
Third-graders perform with professional opera singers
Passing down a soldier' story
Authorities respond to 2-car crash in town of Troy
Wisconsin roundup: DNR warns hunters of emerald ash borer-weakened trees; more state news stories
crime and courts
Annual NRRC Thanksgiving run planned
Bloyer and Fisher claim district 16 dirt bike championships
St. Croix Central football team beaten in overtime in WIAA state championship game
St. Croix Central's Tony DiSalvo will coach state all-star team
Knudtson is new Tiger softball coach
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
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Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION - State Senator, 10th District
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Telecommunications Tower - County Rd. G
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 12/4/17 Plan Comm. Public Hearing
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/7/17 Hearing - Rezoning & Permits
SUMMONS: Marine Credit Union v. Megan A. Brophy; Dunn Co. Case 17-SC-751
Esther Joann Krumm, nee Peterson
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Panther Pause: Standards Based Assessing and Reporting: Part 2
Column: How about those Panthers?
Letters to the Editor: How is this happening?; Tax cut and Jobs Act
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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. 26, to hear 15 speakers share stories, information...
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
March 27, 2009
St. Croix offers cards to cut medicine costs
St. Croix County residents who are either uninsured or who have high out-of-pocket payments can soon get a discount card for prescription drugs. People who use the cards, which will be free to all county residents, can save an average of 22 percent of the retail cost of prescription...
March 27, 2009 - 6:55am
September 11, 2008
Drug bust nets 180 pounds of marijuana
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has released more information on a Tuesday drug bust which was the biggest in the county in 15 years. According to Sheriff's Department officials, deputies and investigators destroyed what officials termed "a sizeable" marijuana growing operation...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Brothers from Burkhardt died of overdoses
The St. Croix County Sheriff's Department has released the autopsy results in the deaths of brothers Jeffrey Konrad Knoll, 38, and Gregory Allen Knoll, 43, of Burkhardt. According to the report from the Ramsey County Minnesota Medical Examiner's office received July 17, Jeffrey Knoll...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am