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UPDATE: Missing man found near Woodville
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - June 27
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - June 24
crime and courts
New Richmond's Stan Barr completes incredible track record of 57 years
Swanson takes over as New Richmond wrestling coach
New Richmond-Somerset trapshooting team competes at conference meet, state meet is next
Inhuman Awards recognize top performances of the spring sports season
New Richmond Senior American Legion team packed with pitching prospects
Somerset MS students 'cut shoes' on last day of school
St. Croix Central board approves funds for energy projects
NR Rotary seeks host families for Brazilian exchange student
PANTHER PAUSE: Making summer count
SCC School Board approves MS principal's resignation following '16-17 school year
Longtime NR leaders, Dr. Craig and Tom Doar, pass
July 2 truck and tractor pull will put new Hammond track to the test
NR Rotary to host Kids from Wisconsin Monday, June 27; tickets still available
Somerset Food Pantry officials look to connect food with need
Sunday parade will be a highlight of Fun Fest 2016
arts and entertainment
16CV168 LaMoine Roatch vs James Barber, Ruhiza Barber
Town of St. Joseph - Invitation for Bids - Garage Bldg Shell Package
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-630Z
Upper Willow Lake Protection & Rehabilitation Dist Public Mtg Notice - July 20
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-628
Thomas Doar, 95
Betty Mitchell, 93
Janis McGee, 54
Lester Everson, 96
Sister Jeanne Heiss
Our View: Elections inch closer
Father’s Day has come and gone, but we don't forget
Letters to the Editor: June 23, 2016
Letters to the Editor: June 16
INHUMAN NEWMAN: With every day, a battle against cancer is won
Real Estate Showcase
November 7, 2013
News’ suit against city headed to circuit court
A lawsuit against the New Richmond Police, which challenges its current practice of withholding information about traffic accidents, break-ins and other police activity, is on its way back to St. Croix County Circuit Court — the result of a decision by federal Magistrate Judge Stephen...
News / crime and courts
November 7, 2013 - 9:24am
October 13, 2009
Sen. Dan Kapanke says he'll need time to pay back taxpayers for settling a public records lawsuit
State Senate Republican Dan Kapanke says he'll need time to pay back the $38,000 he owes taxpayers for settling a public records' lawsuit. The La Crosse lawmaker says he's refinancing some personal property and he promises to start paying the state later this year. Kapanke was...
October 13, 2009 - 9:21am
October 8, 2009
Woman settles lawsuit regarding California spinach
After three years a Fond du Lac woman has settled her lawsuit against California growers and shippers of spinach. Jane Majeska is 85 years old. She became sick in August 2006, after eating E. coli-tainted spinach packaged by Dole. The nationwide outbreak killed three people,...
October 8, 2009 - 9:00am
September 3, 2009
Wisconsin will get $5 million in national fraud lawsuit against Pfizer Inc.
Wisconsin will get $5 million in the settlement of a national lawsuit against the drug maker Pfizer Inc. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced the settlement Wednesday. Pfizer agreed to pay a total of $2.3 billion to settle allegations that it promoted the anti-inflammatory...
September 3, 2009 - 9:29am
September 1, 2009
Consumer groups sue PSC over proposed MN wind farm
Two consumer groups have sued a Wisconsin panel over the way it approved a large wind energy farm in Minnesota. The Public Service Commission recently OK'd a plan by Wisconsin Power and Light to create wind turbines in south central Minnesota that would generate 200 megawatts of...
September 1, 2009 - 9:12am
August 26, 2009
Madison attorney represents state in lawsuit challenging protections for same-sex couples
Madison attorney Lester Pines will defend the state in a lawsuit that challenges the new legal protections for same-sex couples. Gov. Jim Doyle hired Pines yesterday, after Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen refused to fight the suit filed by three board members of the Wisconsin Family...
August 26, 2009 - 9:00am
August 6, 2009
Recording industry settles lawsuit against UW-Stevens Point student
The recording industry has settled a lawsuit against one of the University of Wisconsin students it accused of illegally downloading music from the Internet. Federal Judge Barbara Crabb has approved a settlement in the case of Frank Minervini of Wisconsin Rapids, a student at the...
August 6, 2009 - 9:15am
June 3, 2009
Lake Delton homeowners want more money
People whose homes were swept away on Lake Delton last year are now asking for another $1.3 million from the village. The state gave them $2.3 million for condemnation rights, as the lakeshore was rebuilt following last June's dramatic washouts from heavy rains. Now, a claim to...
June 3, 2009 - 9:34am
Lawsuit continues over high school graduations held at a church
A federal judge is letting Brookfield Central and East high schools hold their graduations at the Elmbrook mega-church this weekend. But the lawsuit that challenged the location is not over. The Americans United for the Separation of Church-and-State also wants damages from past...
June 3, 2009 - 9:31am
May 28, 2009
Man sues brother over Packers' season tickets
A man is suing his brother over Green Bay Packers' season tickets. Walter Christman died last April, and gave his two sons the right to sell 13 prime mid-field seats. Michael Christman of Van Buren, Ark., got the tickets and he was supposed to give 45 percent of the profits to...
May 28, 2009 - 10:24am
May 21, 2009
Milwaukee man sues former Catholic school principal and her religious order
A former Milwaukee Catholic grade school principal has been sued by a man she was convicted of molesting. Gerald Kobs, 56, said he still has nightmares and headaches from the abuse he took from Sr. Norma Giannini in the 1960s at St. Patrick's School. He's also suing her former religious...
May 21, 2009 - 9:00am
May 14, 2009
Children of pedestrian killed on New Year's Eve want $625,000
The children of a pedestrian killed on New Year's Eve wants La Crosse County to pay them $625,000. They said the county was negligent for not clearing a snowy sidewalk making William Harter, 55, walk on a street where he was hit by two vehicles. They said the accumulating snow...
May 14, 2009 - 9:04am
May 13, 2009
Opening arguments heard Wednesday in New Richmond vs. Borst
For the second time this year, the city of New Richmond vs. Vernon Borst commenced in a St. Croix County court room Wednesday morning, after a mistrial was declared in the case in January. The case pits the city against a couple who claim they are simply making a living selling used...
May 13, 2009 - 1:45pm
April 20, 2009
Judge Joe Brown hears New Richmond area case today (Monday)
A legal battle between two area residents will be featured on today's episode of Judge Joe Brown. According to a press release promoting the Judge Joe Brown show, "a longtime friendship is not enough to pay the bills in New Richmond when one sneaks into the other's rental property...
April 20, 2009 - 8:23am
March 9, 2009
Lawsuit settled over how state gives out voter info
Officials have settled a lawsuit from a political consulting firm over the way the state gives out voter information. The Government Accountability Board will pay $7,500 in legal fees to the Michigan firm of Practical Political Consulting. The company buys data about Wisconsin...
March 9, 2009 - 9:04am