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Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
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
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
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
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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Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
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May 23, 2014
Cap on political gifts removed; Cross proposes free college classes for high-schoolers; 11 more Wisconsin stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's political donors no longer have a limit on the total amount they can give candidates each year. Federal Judge Lynn Adelman Thursday signed an agreement to stop enforcing Wisconsin's $10,000 aggregate cap on political donations by one person. It was first...
May 23, 2014 - 9:36am
April 29, 2014
State’s corn planting way behind schedule; Rain, snow showers cover state; 10 more state briefs
Almost one of every five acres of this year's corn crop has been planted throughout the nation -- but in Wisconsin, it's more like one of every 100 acres. The National Ag Statistics Service said 1% of the Badger State's corn crop was in the ground as of Sunday. Ten percent has...
News/crime and courts
April 29, 2014 - 9:09am
April 18, 2014
High-risk behavior on decline with high schoolers; Move Over' law expanded; more 10 more state stories
MADISON -- Today's Wisconsin high school students smoke less, drink less, and have less sex than teens did 20 years ago, according to the new Youth Risk Behavior Survey from the state Department of Public Instruction. One of every three high school youngsters surveyed in 2013 said...
April 18, 2014 - 8:40am
April 17, 2014
Somerset's Gaelin Elmore honored as 2014 WIAA Scholar Athlete
Gaelin Elmore has earned an incredible reputation for his athletic prowess, starring in football and basketball at Somerset High School. What...
April 17, 2014 - 3:26pm
Bill signing Monday frees $35 million for job training; welding likely sparked sawmill fire; 10 more state stories
MADISON -- Just over 3 percent of Wisconsin's billion dollar budget surplus would be used to train new workers, under a bill Gov. Scott Walker was expected to sign into law Monday. The Republican Walker planned s a mid-morning ceremony at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville....
March 17, 2014 - 8:53am
March 14, 2014
FBI raid on Osceola-area firm said related to fraud investigation; Barron native will challenge Rep. Kind; 10 more state stories
OSCEOLA -- A high-tech medical testing lab in northwest Wisconsin has been searched by the FBI, apparently to investigate possible Medicare billing fraud. Neuro Science of Osceola said Thursday the search appeared to be related to previous misconduct by a former employee, involving...
March 14, 2014 - 9:22am
March 12, 2014
Senate vote opens possibility of shorter school year; Harsdorf offers measure to modify DNA protocols; 13 more state stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin senators agreed Tuesday to let schools open for less than 180 days a year, as long as they achieve their required class hours. They also approved a loan program so middle-income folks can afford propane during big price-spikes like the one in January, but minority...
March 12, 2014 - 9:55am
March 11, 2014
School-start date debate rekindles; big hiring bump anticipated as spring approaches; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A nearly 20-year-old debate over when Wisconsin schools can start their fall classes is being revived again. La Crosse Superintendent Randy Nelson wants the state Legislature to end the requirement that schools wait until September first to start their new terms. To help...
March 11, 2014 - 9:21am
March 10, 2014
Task force unlikely to suggest sweeping changes for rural school funding; 'robo call' bill still in-play; more Wisconsin news
MADISON -- The head of a task force that's studying Wisconsin's rural schools says he's surprised at how much they've been stripped to the bare bones. Still, Assembly Republican Rob Swearingen of Rhinelander does not expect his panel to suggest a major financial overhaul when its...
March 10, 2014 - 9:24am
March 6, 2014
Students assemble medication disposal kits
Young students rarely get the chance to make a contribution to the community while they are at school, but when Family and Consumer Education...
March 6, 2014 - 12:38pm
Former teacher remembered for lifelong service
Bob Heebink, a resident of New Richmond and long time educator at the New Richmond High School, passed away on Feb. 23 at the age of 94. “He...
March 6, 2014 - 11:12am
February 20, 2014
Area schools closing early, community events cancelled due to weather
Even though the first snowflakes had yet to fall by 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, area school districts have announced early dismissal and multiple...
February 20, 2014 - 11:12am
February 19, 2014
UPDATE: Region braces for next round of snow; Ellsworth voters reject referendums; 6 state stories
No good day goes unpunished -- not in Wisconsin this winter. After the two mildest days of 2014 this week, up to a foot of snow is predicted for Thursday and into Friday as an intense low-pressure system builds steam from the Great Plains. The Eau Claire and Black River Falls regions...
February 19, 2014 - 7:55am
February 17, 2014
Heaps of snow predicted; Aveda founder dies in Osceola; more state briefs
All of Wisconsin is supposed to get a heaping dose of snow today. Six to seven inches are predicted for the southern third of the state, including Madison and Milwaukee. Five to seven inches are in the forecast for the western half of the state, plus the Fox Valley. Central and...
February 17, 2014 - 8:56am
February 13, 2014
Forum to take on heroin, other drugs
With multiple recent overdose deaths in the Twin Cities area, including at least a dozen in the Hudson area over the past few years, New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad is mobilizing forces in his fight against the deadly drug. Though the New Richmond Police Department coordinates...
February 13, 2014 - 7:54am