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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
West Fourth Street, New Richmond, detoured while work being completed
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 22
crime and courts
New Richmond, St. Croix Central football teams win handily, Somerset edged out
2016 Preview: New Richmond football can't live off 2015 successes
2016 Preview: St. Croix Central football made quick adjustment to MBC
2016 Preview: Somerset football faces one of the toughest schedules in the state
2016 Preview: New Richmond golfers start season with an edge in MBC
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
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Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Walter Bice, 74
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Patrick Howard Driscoll, 61
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
September 18, 2014
Our View: Changes coming to newspaper next week
Brace yourselves. The New Richmond News will look a little different next week. Don’t worry. You can still expect all the same coverage of local government, law enforcement, education, sports, business, community affairs and viewpoints. It’ll be in a more modern font and a little...
September 18, 2014 - 9:23am
September 11, 2014
Our View: Fire contract needs to be reworked
New Richmond Fire & Rescue desperately needs a new ladder truck. It won’t be cheap, but it will be worth it. Fire Chief Jim Vander Wyst began making pleas to replace the ladder truck five years ago, but the issue has been put on the back burner by both City Council and the...
September 11, 2014 - 1:31pm
September 4, 2014
Our View: City department tour is a valuable tool
If seeing is believing, the members of the New Richmond City Council should have no problem believing the city’s department heads when they come looking for taxpayer money this budget season. Last month the City Council spent consecutive Monday evenings on little field trips to...
September 4, 2014 - 10:23am
August 28, 2014
Our View: In case of emergency, we're in good hands
If area residents find themselves in an emergency, whether it be from an armed assailant or a massive chemical fire belching toxic smoke, they can have confidence that local police, firefighters, medics, dispatchers and other front-line emergency personnel have their backs. In an...
August 28, 2014 - 10:10am
August 21, 2014
Our View: Commons rehab project has potential
It’s time to come to terms with the fact that a new city library likely won’t be built at the Glover Park site where the Friday Memorial Library now sits. The debate is over, and $500,000 of grant money is on the table. It appears to be a done deal that the city’s new library...
August 21, 2014 - 10:35am
August 7, 2014
Celebrate aviation at Warbirds event
This week’s front page includes two articles about aviation in New Richmond, underscoring the importance of the city’s airport. The first article is about how the New Richmond Regional Airport is celebrating its 50th anniversary by hosting an event featuring multiple World War...
August 7, 2014 - 12:58pm
July 17, 2014
Our View: Volunteer responders should be celebrated
This week’s edition contains two articles involving volunteer first responders who answered the call of duty. The big front page story is about an intense warehouse blaze that volunteer fire crews from New Richmond, Somerset and Roberts/Warren fought all night long. The owner...
July 17, 2014 - 10:06am
July 10, 2014
Our View: Commons site holds great opportunity
After more than 15 years of discussions and study, the city appears to finally have chosen a site for a new community library. Though it’s far from certain, the June 30 joint meeting of the New Richmond City Council, the New Richmond School District Board of Education and the New...
July 10, 2014 - 2:07pm
July 2, 2014
Our View: Be safe this Fourth of July
Celebrating America’s Independence Day with fireworks is long-standing tradition. Nothing says summer like gazing skyward at explosions of blue, green, orange, yellow, purple, pink and red just after dusk on a warm evening. It’s a time to remember how thankful we are to live...
July 2, 2014 - 11:00am
June 26, 2014
Our View: Bring back reciprocity
In October, a headline read “Revenue head holds out little hope for quick return of tax reciprocity.” In this week’s edition, a headline reads “Income tax reciprocity talks reopened with Minnesota.” Talks broke down late last year as Minnesota demanded $6 million to reinstate...
June 26, 2014 - 9:52am
June 19, 2014
Our View: City's new park plan a valuable document
The City of New Richmond put on a party — complete with disc golf, pickleball and free root beer floats — to unveil its new park plan. After our initial review of the document, we understand why. The 61-page document has plenty to offer in terms of the past, the present and the...
June 19, 2014 - 9:24am
June 12, 2014
Our View: Tornado leveled city exactly 115 years ago
Record books show New Richmond as the site of the ninth-deadliest U.S. tornado in history with 117 deaths on June 12, 1899 – exactly 115 years...
June 12, 2014 - 10:33am
June 5, 2014
Our View: Suspects are innocent until proven guilty
Many of us who work in today’s fast-paced media industry can identify with the following famous Mark Twain quote: “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” On Dec. 19 the Somerset schools were locked down after an alleged verbal threat...
June 5, 2014 - 11:34am
May 22, 2014
Our View: Has city pivoted from current library site?
At a joint meeting of the New Richmond City Council and the New Richmond Library Board in the Civic Center basement on Monday, city officials were making plans and speaking as if they had already decided on the Community Commons as the site for a new city library. Excited with the...
May 22, 2014 - 9:04am
May 15, 2014
Our View: EPS facility would need airport upgrade
New Richmond-based aviation engine manufacturer Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) has been cleared for takeoff. When its Graflight V-8 diesel engine took to the skies on May 2, it brought the hopes and dreams of its founders and dozens of New Richmond-area investors skyward with...
May 15, 2014 - 9:47am