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Baldwin man charged with child porn possession
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Making the most of their minutes: Tigers nearly upset one of MBC's top teams
Thursday's Results: New Richmond, Somerset wrestlers score MBC wins
Basketball: Matchups dictating Spartans' success
Stars align for the future
Panthers up the pace against Northwestern
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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VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/21/17 Meeting Minutes
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: School Board Vacancy Notice
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: Ordinance A-644 (Amend Sewer Rates)
WITC: Public Notice - Environmental Assessment - NR Campus Addition
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 17-CV-533
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Faust honored by Somerset Community Foundation
Indoor baseball/softball complex opens in Somerset
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Place a Business Announcement
Richard "Rick" Wichelman
Robert E. "Bob" McDaniel
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May 3, 2016
Great to be at the top
The announcement last week that New Richmond High School was once again ranked among the best of the best of all high schools in the state and the nation doesn’t necessarily come as a surprise. But it shouldn’t be an overlooked honor either, even though this is the third straight...
May 3, 2016 - 3:01pm
April 23, 2016
The City of New Richmond, like all municipalities in any given year, decade or century, will once again be undergoing changes and new beginnings. It all began Tuesday night with the seating of the post-election city council. Though the replacement of Jane Hansen with Mike Montello...
April 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 27, 2016
Keep it transparent
March 13-19 we celebrated Sunshine Week, those days in March when the spirit of the state’s laws that guide the open records and open meetings regulations are held up to the light of day and praised for their importance.
March 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 28, 2015
Our View: Successful first chapter for 2015 graduates
Friday night was a time of appreciation and bragging for the New Richmond and St. Croix Central school districts. Both districts held their commencement exercises for the Class of 2015 and it was time for both high schools -- staff and the departing seniors -- to make note of their...
May 28, 2015 - 9:05am
May 21, 2015
Our View: Local government requires participation
Typically, when we New Richmond News reporters cover public meetings we are one of just a handful of people in the audience. In fact, at some municipal committee meetings, we might be the only people at the meeting who aren’t voting members or municipal staff. We think it’s shame...
May 21, 2015 - 8:58am
May 15, 2015
Our View: Schools must ask for your money, but not cities or counties
The St. Croix County Board last week approved a $20 million bonding package for a new county-run nursing home with a dementia care unit. Once completed the facility will replace the county’s aging and publicly subsidized nursing home. Geothermal heating and cooling units will add...
May 15, 2015 - 12:20pm
May 7, 2015
Our View: Skaters should speak now or forever hold their peace
The move to build a skateboard park for New Richmond youth was dealt a blow at last week’s Park Board meeting. If it seems like the idea came out of nowhere in the first place, it’s because it pretty much did. City staff along with Park Board members and City Council officials...
May 7, 2015 - 9:24am
April 30, 2015
Our View: A streak no one is proud of
This week is the fifth straight week we at the News will have a front page story on someone losing their life. Four of the deaths have involved vehicle accidents while the other revolved around a suicide. The latest one, in which a New Richmond man died as the result of a car-pedestrian...
April 30, 2015 - 11:30am
April 24, 2015
Our View: Best of New Richmond on display this weekend
A weekend like this doesn’t come around too many times a year. With a quad-fecta of high-profile community events, the best New Richmond has to offer will be on full display. STATE OF THE CITY: On Friday morning, the city government will put its best foot forward with a “State...
April 24, 2015 - 9:21am
April 16, 2015
Our View: Do you know what to do if a tornado strikes?
Considering the history of New Richmond, one would think that our community is well prepared if a tornado were to strike. But, it’s been nearly 116 years since New Richmond was leveled by the tragic June 12, 1899, tornado that claimed 117 lives. It’s still the ninth-deadliest...
April 16, 2015 - 10:22am
April 9, 2015
Our View: Develop a shared vision for the future
Election Day has come and gone. Now is the time for unison, agreement and cooperation for villages, towns and school boards. The public has made their call and decided the candidates elected on Tuesday are the best candidates to serve and make decisions for the foreseeable future. So,...
April 9, 2015 - 9:39am
April 2, 2015
Our View: Don't forget to vote on Tuesday, April 7
This isn’t one of those elections you see coming from a mile away. Citizens haven’t been bombarded for months on end by robocalls, mailers and TV commercials from candidates and special interest groups. Locals probably haven’t been solicited to donate money and time to campaigns,...
April 2, 2015 - 8:36am
March 26, 2015
Our View: Cost estimates put Commons, library projects in question
When word came back last week that costs to renovate the Community Commons building would top $20 million, it was a punch to the gut for all the stakeholder groups that have an interest in the project. The high price tag means it is now all but certain that neither the school district,...
March 26, 2015 - 3:22pm
March 19, 2015
Our View: Sunshine Week is all about open government
The news business this week -- March 15-21 -- is observing Sunshine Week. It is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. In the United States, the government isn’t something to which citizens must swear an oath...
March 19, 2015 - 8:50am
March 12, 2015
Our View: Don’t hold your breath for tax reciprocity
A glimmer of optimism broke through with last week’s revelation that Wisconsin and Minnesota were talking once again about tax reciprocity. But far bigger and far darker storm clouds of pessimism persist because Minnesota and Wisconsin have been talking for six long years already...
March 12, 2015 - 3:42pm