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Utility customers to benefit from lowered corporate tax rates
Charges: Hudson soccer coach sent graphic SnapChat to student
Wisconsin roundup: Bulldozer mishap, panhandler’s wrist smashed, Iceland deaths, more state news stories
Kaump announces run for Wisconsin State Treasurer
Wisconsin roundup: Workforce department touts Wis. job numbers; more state news stories
crime and courts
Tuesday's Results: NR baseball is perfect in MBC; Tigers, Panthers get golfers to sectionals
Boys Tennis: Team balance carries New Richmond to second in MBC
Track: St. Croix Central boys are three points short of title
New Richmond Millers can't compete with Twins-Brewers
New Richmond track girls rely on youth, relays; seniors carry boys team
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
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 6/5/18 Plan Comm. Hearing- Blackman Permit
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: SPRING HYDRANT FLUSHING
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: Ad For Bids- Main St. N Improvement Project
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 4/11/18 Board Minutes
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 2018 Liquor Licenses Notice
Bakken Young breaks ground for new facility
Thrivent Financials Nesvold Earns Retirement Income Certified Professional Designation
Olson named 2018 Business Woman of the Year
Community leaders celebrate U.S. Small Business Week
Vudu Street Food: Soul food with a touch of magic
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Charles "Charlie" Logas
Robert Raymond Maitrejean
Sister Jeanne Maria Campeau
Maureen Anne Baillargeon
Support Daniel Hansen
Gary Hanson for St. Croix County Supervisor Dist. 11
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
Bob Feidler for County Supervisor
Wisconsin ranks 34th nationally on the 2017 NAEP 4th grade reading results
Letters to the Editor
Bill Rubin column: Play ball: Hope springs eternal
Column: Word choice wasn’t the best in soccer report
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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