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Background Paradise breaks ground on new headquarters facility
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
New Richmond Council chooses engineer for upcoming street projects
New Richmond woman accused of felony check fraud
Hammond man charged in New Richmond domestic assault case
crime and courts
Fall’s care for New Richmond athletes draws major honor
Ten local youth wrestlers qualify for state tournament
Five local players get all-state hockey honors; Hallmark named to first team
Five local players selected for 2015 WFCA state football all-star game
Somerset's Reed Kelly scores three goals in state senior hockey tournament
NRHS culinary students get taste of running a restaurant
SCC band performs at Walt Disney World
Somerset School Board candidate forum scheduled for March 30
NRHS Academic Decathlon team grabs D2 state title
Somerset students perform ‘The Princess Bride’
Roberts woman joins national effort to help caregivers of ill or wounded veterans
Horse of a lifetime: Local horse earns national honor
Area restaurants ready for second annual Burger Battle
Register for the New Richmond Community Garage Sale
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
arts and entertainment
15CV135 In the matter of the name change of Michele Ann Kron
Village of Somerset - Environmental Assessment for Arnold Street Water Extension
Petition for Detachment of Land from the Village of Somerset
Town of Somerset - Advertisement for Bids - 2015 TRI-D Town Road
Village of Somerset - Public Hearing Notice April 2
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Our View: Cost estimates put Commons, library projects in question
Editor's Notebook: It's time to hit the trails
Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2015
Our View: Sunshine Week is all about open government
Letters to the Editor: March 19, 2015
Get Out! Deals
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