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New Richmond soccer seeing its efforts pay off
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New Richmond volleyball learns from painful defeat
St. Croix Central volleyball remains unbeaten in MBC
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NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
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The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
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Letters to the editor
March 21, 2013
LETTER: Restore democracy to St. Croix County
To the Editor: Both Republicans and Democrats need to share a constant vigilance and sense of urgency to protect democracy for future generations. Democracy by people for people means decision-making by majority vote, with a system of checks and balances. Corporate structures are...
March 21, 2013 - 1:11pm
LETTER: Ard's help makes a big difference
To the Editor: The managers and members of the Forest Voice, a group of neighbors for responsible renewable energy from the Town of Forest, wish to thank Scottie Ard for her support and assistance during the last two-and-a-half years. As we fought to defend our homes and families...
March 21, 2013 - 10:08am
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