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City Council considering 2.5% levy increase
Half of WEAC -- all AFT unions vote to remain intact; collision near Holman claims 3 lives; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Fountain City man dies in pickup vs. freight train accident; Gasoline prices dropping here but dropping faster in Minnesota; Nine more state news briefs
Woman dies following Barron County crash
UPDATE: Investigators say man deliberately walked in front of semi
crime and courts
Titletown West! Somerset football earns its third state championship
Tigers’ Shilts, Johnson and Spartans’ Wink earn honors
Spartans, Tigers load up on awards
Five Spartans nab all-state honors, 11 local players named all-region
Little Chute is explosive opponent
Middle School MathCounts team hosts competition
Academic Decathlon team takes first at local meet, second overall in state
Students looking to get most out of new culinary courses
Teachers/staff of the year announced
Drama department puts on three shows of fall production
Shopping around for the best medicine
Join our coloring contest
Immaculate Conception Church to host annual Thanksgiving dinner
Helping stretch your grocery dollar
2014 Royalty crowned at annual pageant
arts and entertainment
St. Croix County Board of Adjustment Public Hearing Notice - Dec. 10
St. Croix County Hwy. Dept - Prohibit of pushing snow across highways
14PR64 In the matter of the estate of Richard W Newman
14PR80 In the matter of the estate of Lillian A. Shemon
Town of Somerset Notice of Special Meeting
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Sylvia Gee, 96
Michael Kelley, 70
Genevieve M. Heibel, 94
Pierre P. Haustein, 75
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 27, 2014
Our View: Give thanks for freedom of religion, prosperity
At the Speed of Life: A legacy of sacrifice
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 20, 2014
Our View: Move over and slow down; it's the law
Get Out! Deals
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