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Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65; man cited
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
New Richmond wins opening Middle Border Conference girls golf match
2016 Preview: New Richmond soccer playing it game by game
2016 Preview: Somerset soccer wants to be better than average
2016 Preview: New Richmond girls tennis reloads with young talent
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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Real Estate Showcase
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
August 2, 2012
EDITORIAL: Accident serves as a reminder to stay attentive
Monday's news that four New Richmond teens were involved in a terrible accident along Interstate 94 near Hudson can take the wind out of the sails of a community. Such tragedies can also serve as a vivid reminder that driving is a hazardous venture. It appears that the sudden backup...
August 2, 2012 - 12:26pm
July 26, 2012
EDITORIAL: Celebrate our home sweet home
When it comes to vacation time, there's no place like home. According to a the annual "Best of the Midwest" survey conducted by the AAA Midwest Traveler magazine, Wisconsin is the best Midwest state to spend one's vacation. Of course, we already knew that.
July 26, 2012 - 4:45pm
July 19, 2012
EDITORIAL: Wisconsin's business image on the rise?
In a classic television commercial from the 1990s, former tennis star Andre Agassi proclaimed "Image is everything." While we wouldn't necessarily agree with the statement for every applicable situation, image does have a lot to do with a state's ability to attract and retain businesses....
July 19, 2012 - 5:12pm
July 13, 2012
EDITORIAL: Wind farm opponents face uphill battle
You can hardly blame residents in the Town of Forest who are fighting to stop the construction of a wind farm in their community. There are many cases where people living near large turbines have claimed to have suffered negative health effects due to their continuous operation....
July 13, 2012 - 4:49pm
July 4, 2012
EDITORIAL: Pack up a big picnic for July 4th
"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 4, 2012 - 7:39am
June 29, 2012
EDITORIAL: Packing event took everyone's breath away
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away." Author unknown Anyone who participated in last weekend's Feed My Starving Children mobile packing event in New Richmond certainly had their breath taken away. Inside the Community...
June 29, 2012 - 8:31am
June 22, 2012
EDITORIAL: Why won't WisDOT allow park signs?
One of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's main objectives is to direct motorists to their eventual destination in a safe and efficient manner. That's why a recent tug-of-war with the City of New Richmond is so perplexing. The city and its Parks Board have been discussing...
June 22, 2012 - 7:21am
June 15, 2012
EDITORIAL: Feds jump into distracted driving debate
On June 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a proposal that would apparently increase federal efforts to stop distracted driving. Some states take distracted driving seriously and have banned texting while driving. Others have even gone as far as to ban talking...
June 15, 2012 - 10:14am
June 8, 2012
EDITORIAL: Convergence on the topic of stewardship
Stewardship is defined as the responsible oversight and protection of something considered worth preserving. A couple of recent milestones -- Wisconsin's recall election and widespread wash-outs from our near-record May rainfall -- prompt us to muse on the responsibility of stewardship. As...
June 8, 2012 - 8:04am
June 1, 2012
EDITORIAL: Need a reminder?
If you're a voter in Wisconsin, you shouldn't need to tie a string around your finger in order to remember to vote on Tuesday. But in case you're busy and have a tough time remembering that there is a recall election to decide who Wisconsin's governor will be, here's your final kind...
June 1, 2012 - 11:35am
May 25, 2012
EDITORIAL: Mending fences
In just two weeks we'll all seek reconciliation with someone. Unless, of course, you fall in that extreme minority of Wisconsinites who has no opinion about Gov.
May 25, 2012 - 12:17pm
May 18, 2012
EDITORIAL: Lines have been drawn for state's recall election
Now that the recall primary election is over, the next few weeks will be interesting as Republican Gov. Scott Walker faces a recall challenge from Democrat Tom Barrett on Tuesday, June 5. A word to the wise: brace yourself. The primary election last week found Barrett easily defeating...
May 18, 2012 - 7:17am