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SMS February Students of the Month announced
Four SCC HS students share Valedictorian honors
Peter Pan & Wendy casts finding chemistry
New Richmond Police: Police dispatched; traffic crashes
SHS Valedictorian, Salutatorian share love of art
crime and courts
Nilssen takes over St. Croix Central softball program
Middle Border Conference boys basketball team packed with quality
Champion St. Croix Central girls get three All-MBC basketball spots
Four local players receive boys all-state hockey honors
Williams receives all-state honor
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 2/28/18 Meeting Minutes
ST. CRIOIX CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/19/18 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SOMERSET: Ad For Bids- Chip Seal Coating Roads
TOWN OF STAR PRAIRIE: 2018 Road Weight Restrictions
SUMMONS: Cottonwood Financial V. Roy D. Killins; Case 18-SC-101
NR Chamber opens nominations for Business Woman of Year
Bass Lake Cheese Factory: 100 years and still kicking
Rio Loco Cantina opening in downtown Hudson
The end of an era: Mr. Movies closing
WITC-New Richmond Earns Family Friendly Workplace Certification
Place a Business Announcement
Joseph M. Helgevold
Mark Clyde Gibson
Dorothy E. Sontag
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Friday Library Column: Teen Tech Week and other programs at the library
Letters to the Editor
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
Editorial: Shame on us
Hazel Mackin Column: March is National Youth Art month
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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
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