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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?
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
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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
Somerset volleyball shows its smarts in win over Ellsworth
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
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
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
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
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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