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Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
Fender bender on South Knowles
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
crime and courts
New Richmond girls tennis wins MBC; New Richmond girls golf reaches sectional
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
New Richmond football rolls, Somerset wins squeaker, Central gets knocked off
New Richmond football players learn about tackling cancer
New Richmond football puts it all together against St. Croix Central
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
VIDEO: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
Remembering the past: Heritage Weekend starts tonight
New playground open to everyone
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
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Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
September 15, 2009
Corn bin incident claims Ellsworth area farmer
ELLSWORTH -- A 75-year-old rural Ellsworth man died Monday afternoon after he became trapped inside a corn bin while it was being unloaded. The victim was identified as Patrick H. Harrington. Authorities were notified of the accident at the Patrick and Margaret Harrington farm,...
September 15, 2009 - 9:48am
September 14, 2009
Deer Park man dies after motorcycle accident
A 55-year-old Deer Park resident was killed after a motorcycle accident on Saturday, Sept. 12. On Sept. 12 at 3:54 p.m., the Polk County Sheriff's Office was notified of a motorcycle crash on County Road S, south of 113th Ave. in Osceola Township. A 1998 Harley Davidson cycle was...
September 14, 2009 - 3:54pm
May 4, 2009
Local woman dies in Erin Corners crash
An 81-year-old Clear Lake woman died Sunday afternoon when she pulled from a stop sign into the path of a pickup truck in the town of Erin Prairie. Eunice J. Mueller was traveling north on CTH T, about five miles north of Hammond when she stopped for the stop sign at the Erin Corners...
May 4, 2009 - 8:23am
May 1, 2009
Motorist dies in St. Croix County crash
A Clear Lake man died in a one-car rollover accident Friday morning. The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle accident on 270th Street, just north of 210th Avenue, in the Town of Forest at 5:43 a.m. Friday, May 1. A 2001 BMW, driven by Nicholas Elwood,...
May 1, 2009 - 1:42pm
April 9, 2009
Wisconsin DNR pilot dies fighting fire
Heath Van Handel, 36, an experienced Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, aircraft pilot died Wednesday when the aircraft he was piloting...
April 9, 2009 - 11:38am
April 1, 2009
Motorist in Friday's fatal accident charged with seven felonies
Steven Daniel Tudahl, 25, Glenwood City, was charged with a long list of felonies and misdemeanors related to a St.
April 1, 2009 - 9:00am
March 30, 2009
Glenwood City woman killed, two children seriously hurt in 2-car crash
A 27-year-old Glenwood City woman died Friday night after the Ford Explorer she was riding in struck a car with a mother and two children on Hwy. 63, then hit the ditch and overturned, ejecting her from the truck. Larissa Christenson was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Croix...
March 30, 2009 - 8:25am
New Richmond man dies in 3-car crash near Wilson
A 43-year-old New Richmond man was killed late Friday afternoon near Wilson after his Jeep Cherokee crossed the center line, side-swiped one car and struck another head-on. The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as John Geving. Court records show Geving's last...
March 30, 2009 - 8:22am
February 19, 2009
Crash near Glenwood City claims first county victim of 2009
Snow covered roads led to the first traffic fatality of the year in St. Croix County Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said Carrie A. Lehmann, 24, Menomonie, died at the scene on Hwy 29 near Hwy 128 in the town of Cady. Lehmann was traveling east in a 2007 Ford Taurus...
February 19, 2009 - 2:36pm
February 16, 2009
Fire kills two in Trempealeau County
The state fire marshal's office will investigate an apartment blaze that killed two people in the western Wisconsin community of Independence. It started just before 6 a.m. Sunday at the Independence Hotel Tap, a four-story structure that was used mostly for apartments in recent...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
February 1, 2009
New Richmond based plane crashes; three dead
A single-engine airplane that crashed in Menomonie Friday night, killing three people. Brett Weller, 44, of Hudson, Wis. and Laurence and Vickie Berg of Houlton, Wis. died in the accident, which occurred in a wooded area north of Menomonie. There were no survivors in the crash. The...
February 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
UW-Stout student dies in one-vehicle crash
A University of Wisconsin-Stout student from Clear Lake, Minn., died Thursday morning, Jan. 15, in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 near Monticello, Minn., according to UW-Stout officials. Jacob W. Jaeckels, 21, a senior in the packaging engineering program, died at the scene...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Fire kills three family members near Wautoma
Foul play has been ruled out as the cause of a fire near Wautoma that killed three family members. Waushara County Sheriff David Peterson now says Friday's blaze might have ignited in front of a wood-burner. Larry Baneck, 52; his wife, Peggy, 47; and their son Charlie, 17, were...
December 8, 2008 - 9:00am
Snowy crash claims Spring Valley woman
A Spring Valley woman was killed Friday night after the vehicle driven by a relative lost control in slippery conditions and hit a power pole. Jeri Brunkhorst, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene, on CTH J near 780th Avenue, about a mile west of Hwy.
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Fatal crash causes 7-mile backup on I-94
Traffic finally returned to normal overnight on Interstate-94 in Jefferson County, nine hours after a semi-truck driver was killed in a crash. The State Patrol said the truck left the westbound lanes, skidded and was crushed when it hit the abutment of a freeway overpass at Switzke...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am