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Chamber picks Rob Kreibich as new executive director
Middle school Tiger Night set for Sept. 26
Board approves Leo A Daly contract, FirstRobotics team
Tax levy, mill rate go up
Compass awards announced
crime and courts
New Richmond boys soccer team takes MBC lead
New Richmond football uses big plays to sting Durand, 35-7
Somerset football team braces for battle with Ellsworth
New Richmond volleyball team wins Grantsburg Invitational again
St. Croix Central football team unveils more facets of its offense
Riverboat Cruisin’ for Kids
Return of the Border Battle
Heritage Court Art Show set for Sept. 23
Cowgirls take over SomerStar Ranch
arts and entertainment
Orville J. Knoll, 86
Terry J. Olsem, 60
Larry Parfitt, 75
Larry Parfitt, 75
Arnold Geister, 76
Village of Star Prairie Board Proceedings - August 6, 2014
14Cv53 Royal Credit Union vs Dale A Knutson
14CV5 Bank of America vs Troy C Austin, Jon\'a N Austin
Community Right-to-Know About Hazardous Materials - St. Croix County
Town of Somerset, Vil of Somerset & Somerset Fire/Rescue Joint Meeting 7/23/14
Our View: Changes coming to newspaper next week
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 18, 2014
Our View: Fire contract needs to be reworked
Letters to the Editor: Sept. 11, 2014
Our View: City department tour is a valuable tool
March 4, 2011
How will this stalemate in Madison end?
If nobody blinks, how long will this Walker versus Democrats/union situation continue? Nobody seems to have an answer, or a solution to this stalemate. A couple of observations. By fleeing the state, the Senate Democrats have not done the state, or the political process, any favors....
March 4, 2011 - 7:52am
January 21, 2011
EDITORIAL: Use collected money for the stated purpose
In November, Wisconsin voters sent a message to legislators about the practice of taking money from a state designated fund and using it for something else. Voters in more than 50 counties overwhelmingly approved a non-binding referendum to prevent government officials from taking...
January 21, 2011 - 8:00am
July 1, 2010
EDITORIAL: A celebration of our country
"You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy and the flies die from...
July 1, 2010 - 8:00am
June 4, 2010
EDITORIAL: If you're driving, it's about time for insurance
Wisconsin was one of the two remaining states in the union that didn't require motorists to carry automobile insurance. As of June 1, that's changed. Wisconsin joins 48 other states in requiring auto insurance for those who drive. More than a few people have been critical of the...
June 4, 2010 - 2:29am
October 16, 2009
EDITORIAL: Agreement is positive sign
The current economy makes it difficult for elected officials to spend money on major projects. But when safety is concerned, there's no time like the present to correct problems that could lead to accidents in the future. That's why Monday's approval of a cooperative agreement between...
October 16, 2009 - 3:40pm
May 7, 2009
Our View: Air quality concerns continue
With all the public awareness about pollution across the nation, you'd think our air would be getting cleaner these days. But the American Lung Association has released its 2009 "State of the Air Report" and the news is less than encouraging for this area. After years of sustaining...
May 7, 2009 - 9:15pm
May 1, 2009
Our View: Leadership effort will aid community
"In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists." Eric Hoffer The New Richmond Area Community Foundation is spearheading an effort to train leaders for the future. The local organization,...
May 1, 2009 - 7:33am
March 6, 2009
Editorial: Econofoods project is making progress
The major renovation and expansion project at Econofoods in New Richmond is moving along nicely. It's kind of a mess inside right now, but if you are able to dodge a few ladders and can put up with some empty aisles, it's still a great place to shop. The deli and fresh produce area...
March 6, 2009 - 5:23am
October 3, 2008
Opinion: Getting MADD!
Despite all the public awareness campaigns, drunk driving continues to be a problem in these parts. Every week, local law enforcement agencies arrest and charge a large number of suspected drunk drivers. The huge number of offenders clog up the court system and the cases devour the...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
OUR VIEW: Terroristic reign of 'Frankenstein' veto must end
A lot of voters may not be aware of it, but there's an important state constitutional amendment on the upcoming April 1 ballot. The proposed measure would eliminate a governor's ability to cross out certain words of legislation in an effort to create new legislation that has never...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am
January 25, 2008
Our View: Somerset school proposal now in voters' hands
School districts never like to forward a building referendum question to the voters if school board members aren't solidly behind the plan. But that less-than-ideal scenario is occurring in Somerset, where the School Board voted 4-2 Monday to include a $35.4 million question on the...
January 25, 2008 - 12:00am
January 18, 2008
Our View: Jim and Tim want to lead; will we follow?
Jim and Tim want to lead; will we follow?Maybe Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty are right.
January 18, 2008 - 12:00am