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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
May 22, 2014
VFW Memorial Run is Saturday in New Richmond
Memorial Day activities in New Richmond get started on Saturday with the third annual Veterans Memorial Run. The event, sponsored by VFW Post 10818, consists of a 10-mile run, 5K-walk/run, and Kids Run (1/2 mile for those under 12 years of age). All runs will begin and end at New...
sports / amateur
May 22, 2014 - 11:25am
May 9, 2014
Update: St. Croix, Dunn counties reported heaviest rain from Thursday's storms; Senate confirms judgeship after 5-year wait; more state news
Most of Wisconsin escaped the severe weather that neighboring Minnesota had last night but far western Wisconsin did get some of the spillover. Almost 2.5 inches of rain fell near Hudson while River Falls recorded 85-hundreths of an inch. Highway 29 near Menomonie had up to 3 inches...
news / region
May 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
April 25, 2014
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker signed 55 bills into law Wednesday. The various laws covered a wide range of issues, from requiring registration by out-of-state sex offenders who move to Wisconsin, to a bill co-authored by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf which requires snowmobiles used for DNR...
news / region
April 25, 2014 - 9:36am
Boston Strong: Local runners compete in 2014 Boston Marathon
“Boston Strong” was the theme for the 2014 Boston Marathon and the local runners who competed in this year’s race certainly followed through...
sports / amateur
April 25, 2014 - 9:11am
April 17, 2014
County supervisors tour new Health & Human Services facility
From the outside, other than removing the iconic awning at the entrance of the former County Market grocery store on New Richmond’s south side, the building doesn’t seem to be changing a whole lot since construction crews began working in January to transform it into St. Croix...
news / government
April 17, 2014 - 10:19am
March 6, 2014
Heroin forum starts community conversation
More than 150 people gathered at the New Richmond High School auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 26, to hear 15 speakers share stories, information and resources about the recent heroin crisis that has gripped nearby Hudson. The Hudson Police Department has investigated more than a dozen...
March 6, 2014 - 11:26am
Local family uses talents to heal in the Philippines
Over a week’s time, Susie and John Santer, along with their daughter Billie Jo Germain, saw thousands of people come through the doors of the Philippine Minnesota Medical Association’s medical, dental and surgical mission to Catarman, Northern Samar. “This is my second time...
life / health
March 6, 2014 - 11:19am
Kitty Rhoades visits New Richmond nursing home
Wisconsin Secretary of Health Services Kitty Rhoades was impressed by the progress Activities Director Cindy Prokash and her staff at St. Croix Health Center Nursing Home had made with the Music and Memory Initiative when Rhoades made a stop at the facility on Friday, Feb. 28. “I...
March 6, 2014 - 11:00am
February 13, 2014
Forum to take on heroin, other drugs
With multiple recent overdose deaths in the Twin Cities area, including at least a dozen in the Hudson area over the past few years, New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad is mobilizing forces in his fight against the deadly drug. Though the New Richmond Police Department coordinates...
February 13, 2014 - 7:54am
January 23, 2014
Drug overdose treatment common at Westfields emergency room
New Richmond Police Chief Mark Samelstad says his department encountered heroin for the first time within city limits in fall 2013. The emergency room at New Richmond’s Westfields Hospital, on the other hand, began dealing with the drug several months earlier. According to statistics...
January 23, 2014 - 8:55am