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Local business earns Family Friendly Workplace certification
Man dies of injuries from St. Croix County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Finance panel OKs plan to expand welfare-based drug screening; more state news stories
Ladies with a Cause
Four apply to be next St. Croix County sheriff
crime and courts
Wednesday Sports: New Richmond tennis, Somerset softball seasons end; New Richmond soccer earns top seed
Tuesday's Results: Several golfers advance to sectionals, two softball teams eliminated
A busy start to the week for area high school sports teams
SCC grads Kayla Pabst, Josh Freyholtz qualify for NCAA track nationals
Thursday's Results: New Richmond baseball sweep gives Tigers a share of MBC title
Learning to run a business
SCC Elementary students show courage
Grandparents invited to St. Anne Catholic School
FBLA duo places at state for second time
Dressel in, Gunther out as president of Somerset Board of Education
Second Pea Soup Medallion Hunt clue announced
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
St. Croix Valley communities powered up for a week of fun
Music therapy program seeing success at Deerfield
Pair of Free Little Pantries to open soon in Hammond
arts and entertainment
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ad For Bids- 2017 Crack Filling
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 2017-18 Liquor License Applications
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 2017 Liquor License Applications
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/17/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/8/17 Work Session Minutes
Ronald J. Wittstock, 72
Pearl Emerson, 95
Harold R. "Buster" Wolvert, 69
Catherine Dorsey, 93
Vera L. Krueger, 87
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Letters to the Editor -- May 18 Edition
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Letters to the Editor
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
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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
May 10, 2012
EDITORIAL: Trail link a mighty impressive offer
When Bill and Gail Buell offered to donate a five-acre parcel of land to the city for a future trail along the Willow River, it was welcome news for those who use New Richmond's celebrated pathway system. To safely and effectively move walkers, runners and bikers from the southern...
May 10, 2012 - 9:59am
May 4, 2012
EDITORIAL: County's air gains passing grade
May is Clean Air Month and what better time could there be to celebrate this important resource that we all need for survival. Just in time for the special month, the American Lung Association's State of the Air 2012 report was released last week. It's an interesting read. The State...
May 4, 2012 - 11:07am
April 28, 2012
EDITORIAL: Being loyal to your country
Loyalty day is coming up fast, but few people even know it's about to occur. On May 1, everyone in the United States is supposed to take a moment to recognize the freedoms we all enjoy. The idea behind the special day is that we are all to show our loyalty and love of our country...
April 28, 2012 - 8:13am