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Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Sept. 26
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
New Richmond football rolls, Somerset wins squeaker, Central gets knocked off
New Richmond football players learn about tackling cancer
New Richmond football puts it all together against St. Croix Central
Somerset football season is just beginning
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: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
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
Remembering the past: Heritage Weekend starts tonight
New playground open to everyone
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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Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
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
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May 7, 2016
St. Croix Central School Board continues budget cuts; not there yet
The St. Croix Central board met for the second time Monday, May 2, to talk about where cut to achieve a balanced budget for the 2016-17 school year. The board originally started with a $690,928 deficit heading into its April 18 meeting, but trimmed that figure by nearly $250,000....
May 7, 2016 - 11:00am
May 5, 2016
Taco Bell plans facility on south side
If you’re into the Volcano Nacho or the Chicken Fiesta Taco Salad, get your appetites ready because it appears that a Taco Bell facility will be built soon on the south side of New Richmond. City of New Richmond Community Development Director Beth Thompson told The News this week...
May 5, 2016 - 8:45am
May 4, 2016
Friends of Public Education hosts Tom McCarthy
A good sized crowd of parents, teachers and concerned citizens filled the media room at the Osceola Intermediate School, Monday evening, April...
May 4, 2016 - 11:32am
May 3, 2016
St. Croix River crossing officials add cranes to accelerate project
About one-third finished, the St. Croix Crossing project heads into its prime construction season with officials hoping enough pieces will be...
May 3, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 2, 2016
Hammond board approves alcohol license for hotel
The Hammond Hotel is going to be reopening ... sort of. Owner Andrew Schmitz and manager Gary Gruber attended the Hammond Village Board Monday, April 25, to discuss the alcohol beverage license they were seeking. The board tabled the request at its last meeting on April 11 as they...
May 2, 2016 - 8:59am
May 1, 2016
St. Croix County health center gets ready to rock
I was expecting to see a playlist with Elvis and Jerry Lee, maybe a little Beatles and Beach Boys, certainly a few poodle skirts twisting and doing the pony,the watusi and the mashed potato alongside a little red corvette, but it is not that kind of rock-a-thon. When St. Croix Health...
May 1, 2016 - 9:00am
April 30, 2016
County Board elects officers, committees
In their post-election meeting April 19, St. Croix County supervisors re-elected Chairman Roger Larson and Vice Chairman Dave Ostness and elected members to four standing committees. Larson, Star Prairie, has been on the board since April 2008 and has served as chairman since April...
April 30, 2016 - 11:00am
New Richmond City Council begins anew
Meeting twice in the past week, the New Richmond City Council seated one new member and two incumbents last week at a special meeting where the...
April 30, 2016 - 9:00am
April 29, 2016
Friday Wisconsin News Roundup: Wisconsin 'bathroom bill' to be revived next session
MADISON -- A state lawmaker who failed to get a controversial "bathroom bill" passed in the current session says he'll try again next time. Assembly Republican Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum wanted public schools to make students and staffers to use the restrooms of their birth genders...
April 29, 2016 - 10:05am
April 27, 2016
Wednesday Wisconsin News Roundup: Walker signs revised shoreland property rights bill; Two-year-old boy grabs gun
Those who own property on Wisconsin waterways will get more leeway to build structures under a bill signed by Gov. Scott Walker in Humboldt Tuesday morning.
April 27, 2016 - 8:47am
April 26, 2016
Tuesday Wisconsin News Briefs: Antigo Police - Prom shooter rode to school on bike
ANTIGO -- Police say Jakob Wagner apparently rode a bicycle to the high school and used a rifle to shoot two students leaving the school prom Saturday night. Antigo Police Chief Eric Roller said the rifle was the only weapon recovered at the scene, and he did not know how long...
News/crime and courts
April 26, 2016 - 10:59am
April 24, 2016
St. Croix Central School Board approves some cuts, more left to be done
Coming into Monday’s board meeting, the St. Croix Central school board was looking at a $690,928 deficit for the next year.
April 24, 2016 - 11:00am
April 23, 2016
Star Prairie Village Board approves $3,950 for water tower cleaning
The location of the water tower in the Village of Star Prairie seems to be problematic when it comes to keeping it clean. At their regular board meeting last Wednesday evening, trustees reviewed four bids to clean the tower ranging in price from $6,600 down to $3,500. If it seems...
April 23, 2016 - 11:00am
April 22, 2016
Convenience led Dull to clerk position
Megan Dull was in the banking industry for 23 years and admitted it was difficult to leave the field. When it came to the profession, Dull has...
April 22, 2016 - 12:08pm
April 21, 2016
New Richmond School Board approves health insurance
The biggest news to come from the School District of New Richmond Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 18, was the approval of the renewal of the district’s health insurance through HealthPartners, which will see a lower increase this coming year.
April 21, 2016 - 4:45pm