Skip to main content
New Richmond News
Credit card skimming: Ways to beat the bad guys
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
John William Stephens, 87
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
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
January 25, 2016
Workplace accident suspected in death of Baldwin man
A worker at a Woodville-based business died Friday after a suspected workplace accident. Woodville Police Chief Lori Hetfeld said in a news release that officers were called at 2:27 p.m. to St. Croix Castings for a workplace incident. Baldwin resident Brian Dennis Omann, 41, was pronounced...
January 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
January 4, 2016
Sunday morning rollover claims life of Rice Lake woman
CUMBERLAND -- A Rice Lake woman was killed near Polk-Barron line, west of Cumberland Sunday morning when she was ejected from her sport utility...
January 4, 2016 - 1:40pm
September 3, 2015
UPDATED: Hallewood Boulevard incident - victims, suspect names released
The identities of the victims in the Wednesday, Sept. 2, incident at 1400 Hallewood Boulevard have been released.
News/crime and courts
September 3, 2015 - 6:01pm
June 22, 2015
Woman killed, man injured when vintage camping rig crashes
MENOMONIE -- An elderly Baraboo woman died Sunday afternoon after a vintage Studebaker pickup and camper she was traveling in ran off I-94 and...
June 22, 2015 - 8:45am
April 30, 2015
New Richmond man killed in car-pedestrian crash
A 28-year-old New Richmond man was killed after being struck by a car around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 23, while walking with a companion...
April 30, 2015 - 11:58am
April 9, 2015
Fatal crash victim identified as New Richmond woman
A 54-year-old New Richmond woman lost her life Friday, April 3, in a crash at the same curve on County Road A where a 25-year-old New Richmond...
April 9, 2015 - 10:18am
March 30, 2015
Montana man killed in crash south of New Richmond
A 30-year-old Montana man was killed Sunday afternoon after the car he was driving slammed into a pickup truck on Highway 65 in rural St. Croix County, according to a news release. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office said the man, Jason T. Collins of Glendive, Mont., was killed...
March 30, 2015 - 8:55am
March 7, 2015
UPDATE: Woodbury man ID’d as driver killed in crash with stopped semi- Friday night
HUDSON -- A 22-year-old Woodbury, Minn., man was identified as the person who died late Friday night in Hudson when the car he was driving struck...
March 7, 2015 - 7:40pm
February 13, 2015
Rural crash claims life of Woodville teen Thursday
ROBERTS -- A 17-year-old Woodville girl died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, after her car left 70th Avenue in the town of Warren and struck a culvert. Alexsis...
February 13, 2015 - 9:13am
March 21, 2014
UPDATED: Slippery roads blamed for death of Grantsburg woman
A rural Grantsburg woman died Friday morning when she lost control of her car on a snow-covered road and slid into the path of a semi-tractor on Hwy. 87 in Polk County. The driver was identified Monday as Cynthia L. Throngard, 61, of Grantsburg, A death notice on the Swedburg-Taylor...
March 21, 2014 - 4:33pm
October 23, 2009
Wausau father unhappy with sentencing of drunken driver who killed his daughter
The father of a Wausau area girl said the drunken driver who killed his daughter got away with a "slap on the wrist." Daniel Schaefer, 24, of Fond du Lac was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision. He was also fined $7,000 for driving the...
October 23, 2009 - 9:23am
October 20, 2009
Former surgeon will pay $3.7 million to settle civil lawsuit for traffic crash
Former surgeon Mark Benson will pay almost $3.7 million to settle a civil lawsuit in a traffic crash that killed a popular educator and two others. WTMJ Radio in Milwaukee said Benson decided to pay, instead of facing a trial scheduled for next week in Waukesha County. Earlier...
October 20, 2009 - 9:19am
August 31, 2009
La Crosse man dies after being hit by train
A La Crosse man died Sunday, after being hit by a train on Friday afternoon. Authorities said Ryan Lange, 26, was on foot when he was hit by a Canadian Pacific freight train in Dresbach, Minn., just northwest of La Crosse. Winona County investigators interviewed several witnesses...
August 31, 2009 - 9:02am
June 24, 2009
Dog distracts driver; Boy Scout leader and Scout die in crash
Dane County authorities say charges are still possible against a motor home driver whose dog distracted him, causing a crash that killed two people. Investigators said the dog jumped on Gary Boldt's lap, just before the Pewaukee man lost control of the motor home and veered across...
June 24, 2009 - 9:00am
May 12, 2009
Green Bay woman gets 80 years for fatal drunken-driving crash near Lambeau
A Green Bay area woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for drag racing on a busy street while drunk, and causing a crash that killed two teens. Brown County Circuit Judge Sue Bischel cited Monique Geske's lack of remorse in handing down the long sentence. And the judge...
May 12, 2009 - 9:11am