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Working stock dogs coming Hudson's Badlands
CVTC breaks ground for new Energy Ed. Center; deputy pinched for OWI in Red Wing; 14 more state stories
Alzheimer's Walk seeks volunteers, teams
Heavy rains, strong winds hit central Wisconsin; Three die in Trempealeau County accident; 14 more state news briefs
Motor home fire causes I-94 traffic delays; state on pace for record ag exports; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
New Richmond grad finds success as wildlife videographer
Dave Hopkins created a football success at Holy Family Catholic
College sports update: Van Dyk headed to New York
Target clays shooters flock to state event in New Richmond
Gopher to Badger Half Marathon draws large crowd of local runners
Alzheimer's Walk surpasses $33,000 fundraising goal
Heartland Days showcases Hammond’s “heart”
The biggest heart in Hammond
Summer Set boasts biggest concert lineup yet
45th annual Ox Cart Days runs through weekend
arts and entertainment
Carol M. Ehnert, 87
Joseph Mark Stephens, 53
John T. Johnson, Sr., 82
Warren Smallidge, 70
Evelyn I. Kluedtke, 91
City of New Richmond Official Notice - Class B Beer & Class C Wine License
City of New Richmond - Sept. 2 Plan Commission Public Hearing
Village of Star Prairie - July 9, 2014 Minutes
11PR115 In the matter of the Estate of Curtis W. Berget
13CV480 Everbank vs Denver Johnson, Michelle L Johnson
Celebrate aviation at Warbirds event
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 7, 2014
July 2, 2014
Heroin overdose leads to arrest
A New Richmond man is facing a felony charge after a woman suffered a heroin overdose on June 11. Samuel Lee Russell, 23, was charged with first-degree...
news / crime and courts
July 2, 2014 - 3:38pm
March 6, 2014
Students assemble medication disposal kits
Young students rarely get the chance to make a contribution to the community while they are at school, but when Family and Consumer Education teacher Dawn Lane heard of an opportunity for her students to help with a medication disposal program by making information bags, she was all...
news / education
March 6, 2014 - 12:38pm
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
Our View: Dispose of unused prescription meds
The stories family members shared last week at the community heroin forum sponsored by the New Richmond Police Department, the New Richmond School District and the New Richmond Area Community Foundation, were heartbreaking. Their stories of addiction, pain, prison, recovery, relapse...
opinion / editorials
March 6, 2014 - 10:21am
February 24, 2014
Drug forum rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26
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 event, which was originally scheduled for Feb....
February 24, 2014 - 10:59am
February 13, 2014
Two charged with possession of heroin, intent to distribute
At least two people arrested in New Richmond have been formally charged with possession of heroin with intent to deliver. Robert J. Heininger,...
news / crime and courts
February 13, 2014 - 7:57am
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
February 6, 2014
Drug Court: A chance to change
Any way you look at it, the St. Croix County Drug Court is a good deal and offers a real chance for those looking to break the cycle of substance abuse and criminal behavior. The court has been in place since 2006. It provides individuals, male or female, who have been convicted...
news / crime and courts
February 6, 2014 - 9:47am
January 30, 2014
Drug task force battling heroin
When New Richmond Police Department first came into contact with heroin last fall, Police Chief Mark Samelstad was already aware that St. Croix County, and the City of Hudson in particular, was in the throes of a heroin crisis, with multiple overdose deaths and several known addicts. NRPD’s...
January 30, 2014 - 10:05am
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