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NRMS October Students of the Month announced
Legislature lifts barrier battled over at high court
Wisconsin roundup: Old remark by Zimmerman raises criticism; girl, 6, bags buck; more state news stories
Former golf course employee accused of embezzlement
'United to Amend': Campaign finance resolution to appear on April ballot
crime and courts
Panthers suffer an overtime heartache
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
Tigers place four on All-MBC soccer team
Central one of state's biggest successes
Annual NRRC Thanksgiving run planned
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
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION - State Senator, 10th District
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Telecommunications Tower - County Rd. G
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 12/4/17 Plan Comm. Public Hearing
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/7/17 Hearing - Rezoning & Permits
SUMMONS: Marine Credit Union v. Megan A. Brophy; Dunn Co. Case 17-SC-751
Lainey Jo Rose Schmitt
Dolores Anne (Payson) Dahl
Esther Joann Krumm, nee Peterson
Column: Library to host Grieving Well through the Holidays program
Friday Memorial Library column: What we are grateful for
Letters to the editor: Abusers continue to abuse victims; Silent casualties
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Panther Pause: Standards Based Assessing and Reporting: Part 2
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March 23, 2012
Forest Voice hopes to take wind out of turbine plan
There's a favorable political wind blowing in Wisconsin for future turbine projects designed to generate electricity. When the state legislature...
March 23, 2012 - 7:46am
March 6, 2012
UPDATE: Prairie Island nuclear plant terminates "unusual event" notice
Prairie Island nuclear plant has terminated its "notification of unusual event." The event was declared today at 6:24 a.m. and ended at 11:36 a.m. following "thorough assessment of plant conditions" and Unit 2's coolant system, Xcel Energy officials said. The alert was triggered...
March 6, 2012 - 1:41pm
February 26, 2012
Proposed wind project gets PR boost
Officials with Emerging Energies of Wisconsin LLC, the company seeking to build a wind farm in northeastern St.
February 26, 2012 - 7:49am
February 10, 2012
Wind farm proposal still in limbo
The future of a proposed wind farm project in St. Croix County remains in doubt, even as progress is being made on an application before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. The $250 million Highland Wind Project was first proposed about four years ago, when Emerging Energies...
February 10, 2012 - 8:01am
January 12, 2012
PSC draft decision affirms district's power to choose electric supplier
Three years have passed since New Richmond Utilities and St. Croix Electric locked horns over the question of who should supply power to the new high school campus in New Richmond. The Wisconsin Public Service Commission has finally issued a preliminary finding in the matter, suggesting...
January 12, 2012 - 12:09pm
New Richmond Utilities manager recognized
New Richmond City Administrator and Utility Manager Dennis Horner was recently recognized by WPPI (Wisconsin Public Power Inc.) Energy's Board...
January 12, 2012 - 10:01am
January 5, 2012
No problems reported after nuclear plant bleach leak
January 5, 2012 - 10:39am
December 22, 2011
Wind farm idea zapped back to life
MADISON - The clock began ticking Friday on state regulators to review an application to construct a 102.5 mega-watt wind energy farm in the towns of Forest and Cylon. By statute, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission has 30 days to determine if the application submitted by Highland...
December 22, 2011 - 3:56pm
November 5, 2011
New Richmond Utilities offers holiday light exchange
This holiday season New Richmond Utilities is reminding homeowners and businesses about the benefits and advantages of energy efficient lighting options to help customers stretch their holiday dollar and trim their holiday energy bill. New Richmond Utilities recommends replacing...
November 5, 2011 - 10:07am
October 27, 2011
Energy assistance available in St. Croix County
More households may qualify for heating assistance this winter thanks to changes in eligibility requirements for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP). WHEAP is a federally funded heating assistance program that can ease the energy burden faced by customers with limited...
October 27, 2011 - 1:51pm
August 19, 2011
Proposed powerline won't be derailed
Efforts to redirect the route of a new transmission line appear to have failed. Following objections from landowners in the Town of Star Prairie and Town of Stanton, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission reopened the docket for the Somerset-to-Stanton 69 kV powerline. But while...
August 19, 2011 - 7:34am
July 21, 2011
Record electrical demand reported by Xcel
Xcel Energy's Upper Midwest system set a record high electricity demand on Wednesday, July 20, of approximately 9,533 megawatts, exceeding the previous record of 9,504 megawatts, which was set on Monday, July 18. Prior to this week's heat wave, the system peak was 9,131 megawatts...
July 21, 2011 - 12:03pm
July 15, 2011
Turning sawdust into fuel: Eagle Bio-Fuels ramps up
A new business in New Richmond is turning a waste product into energy. Eagle Bio-Fuels kicked its production of wood pellets into high gear...
July 15, 2011 - 6:52am
June 3, 2011
Residents try to zap powerline plan through Star Prairie township
A group of residents from the Town of Star Prairie is trying to block the construction of an electrical transmission line through the area. At...
June 3, 2011 - 4:16am
May 5, 2011
Power to the people? Project would improve reliability, but residents think route is wrong
If Town of Star Prairie residents have their way, a proposed 69kV electrical transmission line will not go up along County Road C. More than...
May 5, 2011 - 3:18pm