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Wisconsin statewide news roundup - July 28
Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Longtime NR resident William ‘Bill’ Driscoll passes
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - July 26
crime and courts
St. Croix Central football players stand out at WFCA All-Star Game
Wisconsin high school football season begins on Monday
Final weekend of the season for the New Richmond Millers
Nathan Feiner, Zach Landt playing in national soccer tournament
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
WITC CNA classes now offered in new Deerfield classroom
UW-RF Small Business Development Center serves Polk, St. Croix and Pierce counties
Somerset school board approves tentative deficit for 2016-17
New Richmond school board approves lease for District Farm
Westfields Hospital and Clinic to host groundbreaking for 18-month, three-phase renovation project
Open house to be held for retiring Youth Services Librarian
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
Activities at Hazel Mackin Library in Roberts
'Tributaries of Earth and Water' art exhibit continues at the St. Croix River Visitor Center
arts and entertainment
2016-DR-000498 Adoption of a Minor - Notice of Termination Parental Rights
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lorna Montagne Estate; Case No. 16PR44
SOMERSET SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/20/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
School District of New Richmond: 7/11/16 Work Session Minutes
Publice Notice - Testing Electronic Voting Equipment
Marjorie 'Margo' (Johnson) Hyatt
William "Bill" Driscoll, 69
Ruth Ann Hawkins-Snyder, 74
Earl R. Stensgaard, 98
Dorothy M. Peterson, 93
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Letters to the Editor: July 14, 2016
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Letters to the editor
March 16, 2013
LETTER: Case is all about student safety
To the Editor: The March 7, 2013 edition of the New Richmond News article "DWD denies claim against school district." The case of Pam O'Reilly, a former New Richmond special education teacher, vs. the New Richmond School District has been dismissed by the Department of Workforce...
March 16, 2013 - 8:00am
March 15, 2013
LETTER: Financial decisions make no sense
To the Editor: County Administrator Pat Thompson received a $30,000 per year raise to $165,000 per year plus bonuses while significantly cutting wages of employees and giving the following performance: He convinced board supervisors that $10,000 per acre or $5 million from sale...
March 15, 2013 - 9:59am
March 14, 2013
LETTER: Owners says thanks for found family dog
To the Editor: A big thank you to the lady who found my dog Sunday afternoon about 5:15 p.m. in the Super America gas station parking lot on the north side of New Richmond. She had been missing about two hours. I was so relieved to find her that I don't feel I thanked you enough. I...
March 14, 2013 - 8:58am
March 10, 2013
LETTER: Republicans need better grasp of reality
To the Editor: After President O-BA-MA gave his annual State of the Union speech, the Republicans followed with two rebuttals. Both Republican rebuttals were given by TEA Party darlings. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul gave the Republican TEA Party view from the crazy uncle side of the...
March 10, 2013 - 7:51am
March 9, 2013
LETTER: Community support was amazing
To the Editor: Many times I have started this letter ... just never sure of how or where to begin. So I will lead where my heart takes me and let my fingers do the walking. If you've not seen our story in the New Richmond News, our daughter has epilepsy. Her seizures are one grand...
March 9, 2013 - 7:48am
March 8, 2013
LETTER: School board should televise meetings
To the Editor: While relaxing and watching a broadcast of the New Richmond City Council and observing the fine way Mayor Fred Horne runs those meetings; it occurred to me that the New Richmond School Board meetings are not televised. My thoughts, like a reflection in the cow pond,...
March 8, 2013 - 11:49am
March 7, 2013
LETTER: Theater troupe thanks audience members
To the Editor: Willow River Players would like to thank the community for participating in "Ole and Lena's Wedding" for the last two weekends. We are excited to report we were able to raise $500 for the Carla S. Kelley Scholarship Fund from the dollar dance. We would also like...
March 7, 2013 - 9:47am
March 3, 2013
LETTER: Walker promotes contentious issues
To the Editor: Our Republican Governor, Scott Walker, apparently has a very short memory. After two years in office in which everything pertaining to his program was filled with controversy, he now wants all to forget the past and be friends. Since being elected governor, more than...
March 3, 2013 - 8:05am
March 2, 2013
LETTER: Administrator's contract should be nixed
To the Editor: On March 5, 2013 the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors will consider a five-year contract for St. Croix County Administrator Patrick Thompson. The contract has been revised removing the deferred compensation and Exceptional Performance Incentive Compensation (EPIC)...
March 2, 2013 - 8:04am
March 1, 2013
LETTER: Labeling people is poor policy
To the Editor: I disagree with Ingrid Kizen's letter to the editor of Feb. 21, "Gun control needed across nation." Labeling people as mentally ill, and creating a national list of those labeled, is an abuse of human rights and dignity. Allowing a group of professionals (or is it...
March 1, 2013 - 10:02am
February 28, 2013
LETTER: County offices should remain in NR
To the Editor: With the recent auction of county land in New Richmond, there have been veiled references in the local papers to razing the St. Croix County Health and Human Services buildings in New Richmond and moving this department to Hudson. Why the secrecy? Why the hurry? Has...
February 28, 2013 - 11:01am
LETTER: Labels help our local schools
To the Editor: Thank you to the anonymous person that dropped off a large bag of Our Family and Campbell's labels at my doorstep. These labels, plus milk tops/bag milk strips and box tops help our schools immensely. Box tops are 10 cents each, milk 5 cents each, Family Fresh 5 cents...
February 28, 2013 - 10:00am
February 23, 2013
LETTER: County should reject contract proposal
To the Editor: From 1975 to 1987, U.S. Senator William Proxmire from Wisconsin awarded a monthly Golden Fleece Award targeting wasteful government spending. The time has come to bring the Golden Fleece Award back. For failing to pursue with due diligence and research a beneficial...
February 23, 2013 - 9:48am
LETTER: Gun control needed across nation
To the Editor: Outlawing assault-type weapons may not be sufficient to achieve gun control. Most of the recent mass shootings were committed by persons who were mentally ill. We must find a way to prevent such mentally unstable persons from having access to guns. Current commitment...
February 23, 2013 - 8:49am
February 22, 2013
LETTER: Disrespectful letter upsets reader
To the Editor: In response to Jim Schroeder's letter on Feb. 14. I guess I don't know if I am more upset that Jim referred to the president of the United States Barack Obama as "Emperor Oh-Bah-Mah" four times in his letter or the fact that Editor Jeff Holmquist allowed it to be...
February 22, 2013 - 7:47am