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Minnesota State Patrol finishes 3rd in calendar contest; Wisconsin misses the cut
Prosecutor: Somerset drug bust suspect was 'setting up for a fight'
Wisconsin roundup: State 10th-most reliant on industrial robots, report says; 10 more state news stories
School lunch and breakfast policy announced
Two cops, administrative aide gone from Prescott department
crime and courts
Million Calorie Burn is underway in New Richmond
Friday's Results: New Richmond, SCC football open with wins; Somerset loses wild battle
Fall Sports Preview: New Richmond football is young, but retains its lofty goals
Fall Sports Preview: Somerset football looking to turn things around
Fall Sports Preview: St. Croix Central begins state title defense on Friday
School lunch and breakfast policy announced
Donnelly has progressive plans for SHS education
Education student hones teaching skills at American camp in Latvia
Saluting second semester honor roll students at Somerset High School
Kiwanis honors Kier by donation to early literacy
Friday Memorial Library welcomes author James Campbell
Play & Learn fall sessions start Sept. 12
Area students perform at Shell Lake Arts Center
NR Heritage Center names new executive director
Bucklew keeps Navy wing flying
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Delores M. Quinn Estate; Case No. 17PR81
FORECLOSURE: St. Croix Habitat for Humanity v. Carol J. Sarafin; 17CV183
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 9/7/17 Hearing - Amend Zoning Code
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ordinance #499 - Restricted Areas for Sex Offenders
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Ordinance #498 - Annex Territory (Krumm
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John "Joe" Kelly, 86
Travis J. Gillen, 29
Raymond John Wynveen, 83
Patrick W. McGurran, 82
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Bill Rubin column: Real estate values finally recover
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February 20, 2014
Briefs: Drug forum, new library director, city bow hunting, art month
Drug forum set for Thursday CITY OF NEW RICHMOND — The New Richmond Police Department, the New Richmond School District and the New Richmond Area Community Foundation are sponsoring a public forum in an effort to address the issue of illegal drugs and prescription drug abuse. The...
February 20, 2014 - 10:18am
Legislative outreach: Building relationships, getting on the radar
MADISON — As if they’d planned fireworks over Madison to highlight the fact western Wisconsin is on the move, 30 representatives from four...
February 20, 2014 - 10:15am
Tax relief fairly certain, says Harsdorf
Wisconsin senators are committed to providing tax relief so while the Legislature’s finance committee hasn’t yet analyzed bills adopted last week by the Assembly, relief will come, promised Sen. Sheila Harsdorf. “There’s just minor tweaks that have to be made,” said Harsdorf...
February 20, 2014 - 10:10am
February 18, 2014
RESULTS: St. Croix County Supervisor primary
DISTRICT 6 (Town of Hudson, Ward 2; City of Hudson, Wards 5, 8, 11 & 12) Stephen Nielsen: 110* Clarence Buck Malick: 68* Nicholas Vanden Heuvel: 15 DISTRICT 11 (Town of Stanton, Ward 1; Town of Star Prairie, Wards 1-5; Village of Star Prairie, Ward 1) Roger...
February 18, 2014 - 9:22pm
February 13, 2014
Council refuses to cede control of library project
When a motion at a New Richmond City Council meeting fails to receive a second, it’s not usually this dramatic. District 3 Alderperson Roberta Dale-Wozniak spent nearly 10 minutes reading a prepared memo to the council before moving to grant exclusive control over the building...
February 13, 2014 - 7:52am
Star Prairie Village board moves forward on County M project
Despite concerns raised by several residents regarding assessment costs, the Star Prairie Village Board of Trustees unanimously authorized Stevens...
February 13, 2014 - 7:46am
OUR VIEW: New library director inherits building fray
Kimberly Hennings has her work cut out for her. Hennings will take over as director of New Richmond’s Friday Memorial Library on Monday, and we already feel for her. She will jump directly into the center of a struggle more than a decade in the making to build a new library for...
February 13, 2014 - 7:42am
February 6, 2014
Frigid weather means spike in heating costs across state; Governor candidate supports allowing gay marriage; More state news
The cold winter has Wisconsinites red hot about their utility bills. The state's largest natural gas utility, We Energies, said a typical customer paid in the neighborhood of $160 to heat a home last month. That's up from $118 the previous January. We Energies' customers used...
News/crime and courts
February 6, 2014 - 9:53am
February 5, 2014
Plastic bag ban proposed for St. Croix County
Placing purchased items in cost free plastic bags at retail outlets in St. Croix County may be a thing of the past if a proposal by Buck Malick,...
February 5, 2014 - 4:46pm
February 4, 2014
More snow expected in southeast Wisconsin but not here; Assembly may vote on Walker plan to slash taxes; More state news
Up to five more inches of snow could fall in southeast Wisconsin tonight and tomorrow. Forecasters say the region will be on the edge on a storm system that's moving well to our south. One to three inches are possible in most of southern Wisconsin late this afternoon and tonight....
News/crime and courts
February 4, 2014 - 9:02am
January 30, 2014
Here's a billion dollars, now what?
A slow but steady national economic recovery has overturned political talking points once mired in gloomy, negative budget outlooks. The National Association of State Budget Officers projects that almost all states will see “fairly decent surpluses” in their 2014 budgets. For...
January 30, 2014 - 10:03am
Forest asks court to reverse PSC’s wind farm decision
The Town of Forest is asking the St. Croix County court to reverse a decision by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to give Highland Wind Farm LLC a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for construction of an industrial wind farm in the Town of Forest and the Town...
January 30, 2014 - 9:49am
January 23, 2014
Star Prairie Village Board mulls County Road M improvement
Engineer Angela Popenhagen of Stevens Engineering presented drawings and documents detailing the proposed improvements to County Road M from the end of the bridge construction project to Highway 65 at the Jan. 15 Star Prairie Village Board meeting. Improvements include widening the...
January 23, 2014 - 9:43am
January 20, 2014
Fourth drowning victim found two weeks after accident; Man allegedly drives home with tricyclist stuck in windshield; More state news
After two weeks of searching, the body of a La Crosse man was found yesterday afternoon in the Mississippi River at Winona, Minn. Authorities were just about to suspend their search for Andrew Kingsbury, 29, until the spring when underwater cameras found his body in 10 feet of...
January 20, 2014 - 9:13am
January 16, 2014
Races set for spring election
The filing period has passed for elections throughout the area, with many of the local races being contested heading toward Election Day on April 1. Primaries will take place on Feb. 18 for some races. Area voters will get the chance to vote on a wide variety of races on the April...
January 16, 2014 - 10:15am