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Somerset Elementary celebrates Mileage Club participants
SCC Class of 2018: Her career path clicked in choir
SCC HS names fourth quarter honor roll students
Wisconsin roundup: Flooding expected into Thursday after heavy storms; more state news stories
Flooding closes highways in northern Wisconsin
crime and courts
New Richmond wins slugfest with Central in new Legion baseball league
Grandma's Marathon draws large group of local runners
New Richmond's Blake Kretovics named all-state in baseball
New Richmond wins opener in new American Legion baseball league
New Richmond girls get six on All-MBC soccer team
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
ST. CRIOIX CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/18/18 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ROBERTS: 2018 Liquor License Applications
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 6/28/18 Hearing - Mathy Construction Permit
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 6/28/18 Hearing - Brand Buggy Permit
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ordinance 519 - Vaping on School Property
New chiro moves into Hudson Headache office
Hale selected as 2018 Family Childcare Provider of the Year
When Community is Family
Community leaders celebrate U.S. Small Business Week
O'Connell-Benedict Funeral Home thanks River Falls American Legion Post 121
Place a Business Announcement
Lois Elizabeth Hatch
Betty Josephine Milius
Kathie Ann Cellotti
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Gary Hanson for St. Croix County Supervisor Dist. 11
Rich O'Connor- April 3rd
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Brux column: Economic scapegoating in the age of populism
Impact of mentoring: Dave Mehls
Viewpoint: A community dialogue for mental health awareness
Bill Rubin column: Econ 101: Housing Demand Outpaces Supply
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November 17, 2009
Police and sheriffs can't charge fees for taking fingerprints
It's against the law for Wisconsin police and sheriff's departments to charge fees for taking fingerprints. Grant County officials asked the attorney general if it would be OK to charge fees for fingerprints which are submitted to the state for background checks. But J.B. Van...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
September 1, 2009
Monthly cell phone fee starts today
It will cost more to talk on the phone starting today. All Wisconsin phone lines will have a 75 cent monthly fee as part of the new state budget. It's expected to raise $107 million over the next two years for local police and fire services, as well as 911 dispatch centers. The...
September 1, 2009 - 9:00am
July 27, 2009
UW-Milwaukee students see sharp spike in online course charges
Students at the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee are finding that it's not cheap to go to class at their computers. The College of Letters and Science is charging $275 more on top of the normal tuition for its online course offerings. Provost Rita Cheng sees it as a convenience...
July 27, 2009 - 8:16am
July 23, 2009
Domestic partnership fees challenged in Fond du Lac
It was supposed to be about setting fees for registry of domestic partnerships, but a debate by the Fond du Lac County Board Tuesday night developed into a discussion about a state mandate some feel is unconstitutional. Supervisor Jim Kiser told board members he couldn't go along...
July 23, 2009 - 9:03am
May 27, 2009
Joint Finance Committee endorses $5 hike in handgun fee
Owning a handgun will be more expensive in Wisconsin. The state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee endorsed a budget measure Tuesday to raise the fee for buying a handgun from $8 to $13. The Justice Department said the $5 increase would cover the cost of performing the necessary...
May 27, 2009 - 9:00am
State trash haulers could soon have highest fees in country
Wisconsin trash haulers could soon pay the highest fees in the country for dumping their garbage at landfills. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee has endorsed a budget measure to increase the state's tipping fee from $6 a ton to about $13. Supporters of the increase say...
May 27, 2009 - 9:00am
April 23, 2009
Airport reduces hangar fees
Like everyone else, the current economy is hitting private and business airplane owners hard. That's why the New Richmond Regional Airport is cutting hangar fees for 2009, in an attempt to help those struggling to hold onto their hangars and keep their airplanes in the air. "The...
April 23, 2009 - 11:05pm
February 24, 2009
Congressman says if Doyle drops Real ID he should also drop fee for it
Gov. Jim Doyle's decision not to put funding in the next state budget for the Real ID driver's license has touched yet another nerve. That's because a $10 increase in the license fee for the program will keep being collected. Real ID is the federal mandate to create more secure...
February 24, 2009 - 9:00am
December 12, 2008
DNR doesn't plan on hiking license fees despite budget hole
Sportsmen in Wisconsin won't have to pay more for a deer hunting license, but motorists might have to watch more deer rot along the roadsides. That's one way the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to help cut the state's huge deficit in the next budget. DNR Secretary...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Editorial: City needs to defer fees for Habitat
Habitat for Humanity is coming to New Richmond in a big way. The non-profit organization has apparently acquired seven residential lots in the community and plans to construct at least two new homes over the next year. This is great news for families who are having a tough time...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Somerset Ordinance: Park Fees
town of somerset Ordinance No. 2008-02 Ordinance Establishing Park Fees (Fees in lieu of land dedication) Pursuant to its authority under Wisconsin law, including, Sec. 236.45 Wis. Stat., the Town Board of the Town of Somerset hereby ordains as follows: Section - 1.0 Purpose...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Lawmakers feuding over who pays convention tabs
Wisconsin lawmakers are always feuding about something, whether they're in session or not. This week, the question is whether to stick taxpayers with the costs of attending their national meetings. We're paying six Democratic senators -- four of their aides -- and two Senate staff...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Northwest announces more job cuts; added fees
Northwest Airlines says it's cutting 2,500 front-line and management jobs because of the dramatic run-up in fuel prices. Spokeswoman Tammy Lee says Northwest will first try to achieve the cuts through voluntary means such as early retirements and attrition. Lee adds reductions will...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
City wants mow money
If your grass is getting too long, you could be paying more to have New Richmond employees mow. In the past, the City has had difficulty with their nuisance yard ordinances that require homeowners to keep their lawns mowed. According to Joe Bjelland, City clerk, his office sends...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am