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Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
Man, woman accused of sexually assaulting child
State law stipulates when headlights must be turned on
Painting the town orange and black
Wonder why the flags are at half staff?
crime and courts
New Richmond football wins Homecoming battle; St. Croix Central returns to win column
New Richmond football ready for Homecoming clash with Somerset
New Richmond runners ready to put on a show in Saturday's home invitational
New Richmond girls tennis went undefeated through MBC dual season
Somerset football team looking to keep its playoff hopes alive
Painting the town orange and black
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
WATDA Foundation donates to county fairgrounds friends
VIDEO: Heritage Weekend at the Heritage Center
The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
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
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
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 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
October 28, 2011
Eddie was depressed turkey until animal communicator helped
Thanksgiving has arrived a few weeks early for 4-year-old Eddie of Verona, Wis. After nearly dying from the shock of losing his beloved companion,...
October 28, 2011 - 12:43pm
August 26, 2011
Family celebrates its close ties with Yellowstone National Park
In 1983, when Bill Langford traveled by horseback through Yellowstone National Park, he thought it might be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But...
August 26, 2011 - 8:24am
July 22, 2011
Wisconsin state smoking ban marks first anniversary
It's been one year since the smoke-free air law went into effect in Wisconsin. Now that the smoke has cleared it seems a majority of Wisconsinites,...
July 22, 2011 - 5:01am
July 13, 2011
Wisconsin wires $60 million to Minnesota; Hopes high to reinstate income tax reciprocity soon
He didn't come check in hand. The money had been wired Tuesday evening. But Gov. Scott Walker held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce...
July 13, 2011 - 7:57am
June 3, 2011
Local eagle rescue turns out less than perfect
Early last month, a group of Star Prairie Fish & Game members were busy doing some spring clean-up on the McMurtrie Preserve, an environmental...
June 3, 2011 - 8:24am
May 27, 2011
Franken, Kohl back St. Croix bridge proposal
U.S. senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) introduced bipartisan legislation on Friday to move the St. Croix Bridge project forward. The proposed measure would exempt the project from the Wild and Scenic Riverway Act...
May 27, 2011 - 10:44am
Trekker finds Everest climb much tougher than advertised
Now that he's climbed to Mt. Everest's base camp, Vern Loehr has ripped up his "bucket list" -- a list of things to do before he dies. The 68-year-old...
May 27, 2011 - 8:48am
May 20, 2011
Trout fishing groupies hit the streams once more
There are few dates each year that are more anticipated to the outdoor enthusiast than the opening day of fishing season. After a long, hard...
May 20, 2011 - 8:51am
May 12, 2011
New Richmond police chief reprimanded by city
The New Richmond City Council has issued a written reprimand to Police Chief Mark Samelstad as a result of a recent investigation into an alleged hostile work environment in the department. The council approved the written reprimand at its April 19 meeting, but only released the...
May 12, 2011 - 1:44pm
May 5, 2011
Something borrowed: Prom night links two generations
When sophomore Kaycie Anderson realized her prom dress wasn't going to arrive in time for the big event, she started to panic a little. "We...
May 5, 2011 - 11:04am
April 18, 2011
Longtime New Richmond, Wis., man dies from accidental gunshot wound
Mike Geraghty, 55, of rural New Richmond was found dead Sunday morning in a farm field. According to St. Croix County Sheriff John Shilts, Geraghty was outside hunting coyotes when the accident occurred. Shilts said it appears Geraghty was trying to get through or step over a fence...
April 18, 2011 - 10:49am
April 8, 2011
Hiroshima survivor tells agonizing tale
For 66 years, Akio Inoue has believed he is living on borrowed time. That is why, after all this time, he has decided to begin speaking publicly...
April 8, 2011 - 8:00am
April 7, 2011
UPDATE: Deceased UW-River Falls student was a freshman
A 19-year-old UW-RF freshman was found dead in her dorm room Thursday morning, April 7, by a girlfriend who was waiting for her to show up to have coffee. River Falls police have identified the victim as Kersten J. Greene from Eau Claire. Police say Greene had been dead for some...
April 7, 2011 - 12:14pm
April 6, 2011
Stillwater Lift Bridge closing at 9 a.m. Friday due to high water
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close both directions of the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St. Croix River at 9 a.m. Friday, April 8, due to high water. Officials will continue to monitor the river's rise, and the bridge may close...
April 6, 2011 - 12:48pm