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Local athletes shed light on the college grind
Help New Richmond burn one million calories
Wilson wins in 2017 Willow River Run
Fun Fest softball tournament champions crowned
Fun Fest was no fun for Millers
Cade Colbeth, life on the stage
Alexa Wanless, a different kind of smart
State Board Oks Addition to CVTC River Falls Campus
Scheeringa places at SkillsUSA nationals contest
SCC to hire own housekeeping stay
Somerset Community Food Pantry embraces new resources
Bluegrass comes to Hillside Series
Konder crowned 2017 Fairest of the Fair
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CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 8/2/17 Plan Comm. Public Hearing
WITC: Notice of Intent to Appoint Board Member
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August 7, 2009
UW Extension report says farming generates $59 billion in state
Farming in Wisconsin generates more than $59 billion in economic activity. That's according to a new University of Wisconsin Extension report. Madison professor Steve Deller says America's Dairyland has helped itself by taking on niche markets, and expanding beyond its traditional...
August 7, 2009 - 9:19am
January 20, 2009
Wisconsin bankers say state's economy getting worse
Nine of every 10 Wisconsin bank executives say the state's economy is getting weaker. That's according to the latest survey by the Wisconsin Bankers Association. None of the 139 chief bank executives who responded said businesses in their markets would be hiring people in the next...
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Analyst says economic decline won't be as bad here as elsewhere
Wisconsin enters the holidays with an economy that hasn't been this shaky in almost three decades. Dennis Winters, the state's chief labor economist, says our economy will probably keep struggling through the coming year.
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Poll finds economy most gripping issue to hit state in 20 years
It's been 20 years since any issue has gripped Wisconsinites like the economy does now. That's according to the state's Policy Research Institute. Thirty-one percent of the 600 residents it surveyed last Sunday and Monday said jobs and unemployment is the top issue government should...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Andersen downsizes Menomonie workforce; 52 jobs eliminated
Fifty-two workers at Andersen Corporation's Menomonie assembly plant were told today their jobs have been eliminated and were sent home. The...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Economy big in election say polls
Wisconsinites said the poor economy was the big reason they decided to change parties in the White House, and go with Democrat Barack Obama. According to the exit poll for major media outlets, six of every 10 Wisconsin voters cited the economy as their top concern. Fewer than 11...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Wisconsin families feeling pain at grocery store thanks to oil
Wisconsin families are paying more at the grocery store thanks to higher energy prices, according to the recent Market Basket survey by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Each quarter the Farm Bureau tracks the retail price of 20 food items in 26 communities in the state. According...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Our View: Declining dollar has far-reaching impact on nation's economy
The past couple years, Lakeside Foods in New Richmond has been hiring a number of young workers from overseas for the summer to fill its seasonal harvesting and canning needs. But this year's numbers are down considerably, thanks mostly to the weakening American dollar. Seems it...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Economy a concern say Wisconsinites
The economy is on most people's minds, according to a Badger Poll released Tuesday, and most Wisconsinites think we're in for tough times. According to the poll, 66 percent of Wisconsinites think the state is in bad times, and nearly half of the respondents think things will get...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Our View: Economy can't take another gas tax hike
The economy is in a tailspin, and rising gas prices are as much to blame as anything. But just when motorists thought it couldn't get any worse, a proposal to increase the federal gas tax has surfaced. The idea is to boost the current 18-cent tax to 40 cents, in an effort to gather...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Letter: Letter writer's numbers inaccurate
To the Editor: According to James P. Nelson's figures in his letter to the editor Feb. 7, I am a multi-millionaire earning a substantial six figure salary. I called my banker and my financial counselor to inform them that something was awry with my financial statements since those...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am