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Entrepreneurship class to open school store
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Nunez case headed to trial starting Monday
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
The News reveals new look today
crime and courts
Could Sam Lofquist end up in the Olympics? ESPN thinks so
New Richmond boys basketball hopes to put the pieces together Friday at Osceola
New Richmond girls basketball heads to Superior, Ashland for weekend games
Joe Swanda youth hockey tournament to be played this weekend
Thursday's Results: New Richmond wrestlers top St. Croix Central
Entrepreneurship class to open school store
SCC Middle School honor roll students announced
St. Croix Central School board discusses district report card
SCC FCCLA hosts Trunk Junk event
SHS musical tells tale of finding yourself
Holidays at the Heritage Center
Hazel Mackin Library: Are you ready for all the library events?
Aldi, Taco Bell officially open Dec. 8
Bucks Night raises funds for numerous projects
Somerset Public Library: December is here
arts and entertainment
Cedar Lake Alum Treatment Invitation for Bid
City of New Richmond - Public Hearing Notice Jan. 3, 2017
Bass Lake Management Plan Review
16SC1232 New Richmond Properties LLC vs Brian Bonse
Village of Somerset - November 15, 2016 Minutes
Thomas C. Vehrs, 71
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Arlene M. Emerson, 96
Ralph E. Olson, 80
Gary "Nick" Peterson, 72
Real Estate Showcase
EDITORIAL: Pitching in to do our part
When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast last week, the nation scrambled to do its part to help. While donations flooded in to such organizations as the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross to aid in the relief effort, scores of individuals also headed east to assist with the...
November 9, 2012 - 11:44am
November 2, 2012
EDITORIAL: Get up, get up and vote
In case you weren't aware of it, there's an election day next Tuesday. And if you haven't heard the message enough via commercials and junk mail, the results of that election will likely have an impact on the direction of this country and this state for years to come. So why is...
November 2, 2012 - 6:07am
October 26, 2012
EDITORIAL: Vote Romney, his promise of a way forward
There's little argument President Obama has been aggressive, bold and willing to take chances in the name of returning our nation to a place of prosperity and security. Recall his stimulus bills, the bailouts, the Affordable Care Act and even the daring mission that took out Osama...
October 26, 2012 - 9:26am
EDITORIAL: Thompson is best U.S. Senate choice
Based on the background of each candidate, and their voting records, former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson is the best choice in the upcoming United States Senate race in Wisconsin. Thompson has the knowledge and experience to represent Wisconsin well. He served as a popular governor...
October 26, 2012 - 9:20am
October 19, 2012
EDITORIAL: Wind decision isn't an easy one
One thing was painfully clear after seven hours of testimony at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin's public hearing in Forest Township on Thursday. We're glad none of us at the newspaper have the job of deciding if Highland Wind Farm's application should be approved or rejected....
October 19, 2012 - 10:07am
October 12, 2012
EDITORIAL: Newspapers connect our communities
If it wasn't for newspapers, communities across the country would be less connected. Families and individuals wouldn't know what going on around them (both the good news and the bad). It's that connection that draws a community together, and helps everyone better engage in the future...
October 12, 2012 - 11:51am
October 5, 2012
EDITORIAL: County makes tough, but correct, choice
After discussing the possible closure of the St. Croix County Health Center nursing home for years, the county board finally weighed in on the matter Tuesday through a systematic vote. After a 12-7 vote to reject calls for the facility's closing, the board focused on the future path...
October 5, 2012 - 10:43am
September 28, 2012
EDITORIAL: Baby boomer bubble could change things
Wisconsin, along with many other states, are systematically getting rid of licensed nursing home beds. While the reductions make sense right now, in the face of dropping demand, it could be viewed as a risky proposition. According to Larry Lester, a nursing home consultant advising...
September 28, 2012 - 8:30am
September 21, 2012
EDITORIAL: Recall money poorly spent
The Government Accountability Board last week released information concerning recall elections held across Wisconsin in May and June. The report is eye-opening. Turns out Wisconsin taxpayers paid out more than $13 million in extra expenses related to the forced elections. What did...
September 21, 2012 - 8:35am
September 14, 2012
EDITORIAL: USPS picking winners and losers
(An editorial from the National Newspaper Association) The newspaper business -- both small and large papers -- has sounded full-throated opposition this past month about a plan by the U.S. Postal Service to purposely entice advertising out of the newspaper so ads can be placed instead...
September 14, 2012 - 7:00am
September 7, 2012
EDITORIAL: Your opinion matters
If you don't think your elected officials and community leaders care what you think, think again. Here in New Richmond, opportunities abound for providing your input to help develop a future direction for the community. The city is currently conducting a downtown area study to determine...
September 7, 2012 - 11:15am
August 31, 2012
EDITORIAL: Dollars and sense
As available tax resources keep shrinking, state government officials have been exploring ways to clip costs in order to balance their budgets. So it is no shock that the budget ax has fallen upon programs like Family Care, which provides a long-term care system for Wisconsin residents...
August 31, 2012 - 10:14am
August 24, 2012
EDITORIAL: Elected officials need to get tax agreement done
Earlier this year, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton attended a press event designed to celebrate the passage of federal legislation that would finally allow a new St.
August 24, 2012 - 9:11am
August 17, 2012
EDITORIAL: Tobacco tax loophole needs to be closed
Wisconsin has an unfortunate loophole in its tobacco tax structure that allows roll-your-own cigarette products and some cigar products to avoid high taxation rates. The state instituted higher taxes on tobacco products years ago to help discourage young people from starting the...
August 17, 2012 - 7:55am
August 10, 2012
EDITORIAL: Vitality Initiative stories reach one-year mark
A year ago, the New Richmond News pledged to run one story per week about health, wellness and good choices on its front page for 52 straight weeks. This week marks the end of that run. Not that we're done writing about the efforts of the New Richmond Vitality Initiative and its...
August 10, 2012 - 9:01am