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School begins for NR school district on Sept. 2
New school year brings new excitement at St. Mary
Ex-con who allegedly burgled RF businesses, still on the run; Burke attacks Walker over state's revenue woes; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Vista Sand CEO in prison
Annexation, camping CUP approved in Somerset
crime and courts
New Richmond football team opens season with a gem, beats River Falls 38-17
Somerset football team shows it means business
St. Croix Central football team inflicts some pain on Blackhawks
New Richmond girls tennis takes third at Altoona tournament
New Richmond soccer sees extremes in competition
Vets reunited at Nike base
Heritage Court plans classic car show
Trigger Happy closes out Heritage Hillside Series
The ultimate summer treat
Day in the Life: Pastor serves community, congregation with help from above
arts and entertainment
Bert Frey, 84
Ida Ziemer, 90
Richard Newman, 76
Lester Martell, 92
Rick E. Johnson, 55
14CV373 In the matter of the name change of Samuel Aaron Thompson
14CV372 In the matter of the name change of Nina Abigail Thompson
Somerset School District Notice of Annual Meeting
12CV530 USA/Rural Housing vs Margaret T Wilson aka Margaret T Garcia
School District of New Richmond Notice of Annual District Meeting
Telling my own story
Our View: In case of emergency, we're in good hands
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 28, 2014
Our View: Commons rehab project has potential
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 21, 2014
Feds involved in Roberts school fire investigation; $5,000 reward offered for arsonist's arrest
The upper Midwest field office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Wednesday that it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the arson fire that caused an estimated $1.5 million...
May 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
March 18, 2013
Pre-dawn fire destroys riverside home near Houlton
Some 70 firefighters from six departments spent several hours early Sunday fighting a house fire in an isolated neighborhood overlooking the St. Croix River, just across from the City of Stillwater. The split-level home owned by Lawrence and Kathleen Horsch was unoccupied when the...
news / outdoors
March 18, 2013 - 1:43pm
December 15, 2012
State briefs: Walker says victims, families should be focus in wake of Connecticut killings
MADISON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker called the Connecticut school shooting a tragedy that, "takes your breath away". His comments came during a ceremony Friday honoring state utility workers who went to the Northeast to help make repairs in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Walker...
news / politics
December 15, 2012 - 9:15am
October 8, 2012
House fire victim identified
The St. Croix County Sheriff's department has identified the victim in a rural Somerset house fire late Friday. Thomas H. Cook, 70, was found dead in his house at 2107 County Rd. I. A deputy was dispatched at 11:59 p.m., Oct. 5. A Somerset fire crew was on hand and the structure...
October 8, 2012 - 9:55am
April 4, 2012
New Richmond firefighters battle grass fires
The New Richmond Fire and Rescue Department along with other area emergency crews battled several grass fires throughout Wednesday, April 4. Due...
April 4, 2012 - 4:06pm
March 20, 2012
DNR plans at least 19 grass fires in region to improve wildlife habitat
BALDWIN - Where there is smoke, there is fire, but out in the fields and meadows, this is not always a bad thing. As the flames race across the field, the fire consumes dead vegetation, invasive species and other harmful plants, leaving a mineral rich coating of ash on soil that...
March 20, 2012 - 5:00am
May 11, 2011
Update: Monday morning fire caused by lightning strike
A lightning strike Monday morning set fire to a town of Hudson house, resulting in major damage to the home. A thunderstorm was passing through the area when Christine Nielsen heard the bang and saw cupboard doors of the home shake open, according to a Hudson Fire Department report. Nielsen...
May 11, 2011 - 8:10am
December 3, 2010
Close to 130 calves rescued from barn fire
All but three of 130 calves and half the barn survived a fire late Thursday night at the large Schottler Dairy on County Road I a couple of miles north of Burkhardt. "We just feel lucky that the calves got out," Georgine Schottler said Friday morning. Georgine and her husband, John,...
December 3, 2010 - 9:18am
January 28, 2010
Fires destroy buildings in rural New Richmond, Somerset
Early morning fires kept local fire departments busy each of the past two mornings. On Wednesday morning, four fire departments were called out to a fire at a building which housed the Aqua Mates swimming pool business and shop. Many of the resident's vehicles and recreational vehicles...
January 28, 2010 - 2:42pm