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Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 25
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
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Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
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
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
August 10, 2009
Chippewa Falls man killed while lying on a highway
Authorities in Chippewa County are still investigating an incident in which a man was killed by a vehicle while lying on a highway. According to sheriff's deputies, a passerby saw Aaron Bourget, 28, of Boyd in the middle of County Trunk G near Chippewa Falls about 3:30 a.m. Sunday....
August 10, 2009 - 9:00am
August 7, 2009
DOT official getting heat for letting weeds grow along highways
A state transportation official says he's getting more heat from communities for letting the weeds grow on certain state highways. Dave Vieth says he understands the concern. But the Department of Transportation's highway operations director says it's unfortunate the issue has...
August 7, 2009 - 9:21am
April 29, 2009
Bids open for stimulus highway projects
The first Wisconsin highway projects to be done with federal economic stimulus money will cost 7 percent less than expected. Construction bids were opened Tuesday for 26 state projects and 19 local roads and bridges. Gov. Jim Doyle said the total cost was $114.6 million, $9 million...
April 29, 2009 - 9:06am
April 10, 2009
Someset Highway Resolution
Town of Somerset Notice of Public Hearing & Meeting to Decide Upon Highway Resolution Please take notice that proper application has been made to the supervisors of the Town of Somerset, St. Croix County, Wisconsin to alter a highway (roadway) as described as follows: abandonment...
April 10, 2009 - 4:27pm
March 13, 2009
Spring load limits to be posted March 18
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced that seasonal weight restrictions (six tons gross load for single axle and ten tons for tandem axle) are being posted for the following highways effective Monday, March 18: Wisconsin Highway 65 - Polk and St. Croix counties:...
March 13, 2009 - 2:45pm
December 19, 2008
Our View: Highway 64 & Wall Street needs stoplight
The time has come. When the new stretch of Highway 64 entering New Richmond from the west was opened in 2006, Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials were reluctant to install an expensive stoplight at the intersection with Wall Street due to low traffic counts. At the...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Menomonie man succumbs to injuries suffered in town of Cady rollover
A Menomonie man died Friday from injuries suffered a week earlier in a rollover accident in the town of Cady. Robert B. Golden, 66, of Menomonie died Friday from injuries sustained when his 1986 Dodge van overturned about 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10th while traveling on CTH N near 325th...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Highway 65 Self-Storage
Legal Notice The property in storage lockers belonging to #148 Jim Helgevold and #49 James Hollard, at Highway 65 Self-Storage will be sold on 10-18-08 if the bill is not paid in full by 10-17-08. The above parties can call 480-861-5390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. ...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Accident ties up traffic on Highway 65 Monday
A two-vehicle accident caused a bit of a traffic jam during rush hour Monday night. Chris J. Ward, New Richmond, was traveling east on County Road G and Thomas Elbert, Birchwood, Minn., was traveling west on County Road G when the vehicles approached Highway 65 at about 4:45 p.m. Ward...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 12, 2008
I-94 crash near Black River Falls claims man and grandson
A man killed in a western Wisconsin highway crash was the president of the Mt. Morris Insurance Co.
August 12, 2008 - 9:00am
July 30, 2008
Wisconsin roads in for bumpy ride say officials
It could be a bumpy ride on Wisconsin highways for a long time to come. The heavy snow last winter, the June floods, and higher fuel and construction costs have done quite a number on local highway budgets David Vieth says the state Department of Transportation has scaled back...
July 30, 2008 - 9:00am
June 17, 2008
Marathon County officials: All four who died in crash were in same vehicle
Marathon County authorities say four people killed in a highway crash Monday were all in the same vehicle. They included two sisters, and another brother and sister. Their names had not been released as of last night. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. Monday on the four-lane...
June 17, 2008 - 9:00am
June 6, 2008
Safest May since World War II on state highways
Last month was the safest May on Wisconsin highways since World War II. The state Department of Transportation said 47 people were killed in traffic accidents last month, the fewest for May since 33 lost their lives in 1945. It was also 16 fewer than the same month a year ago. Officials...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
April 7, 2008
Soggy, groggy bear
Thursday's warm-up and resulting water-flow may have awakened this black bear from his winter slumber in a highway culvert. The bear's appearance was stopping traffic for a time along Hwy. 65, just south of CTH E around 4 p.m. New Richmond resident Tom White, who snapped this picture,...
April 7, 2008 - 12:00am