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Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
Man, woman accused of sexually assaulting child
State law stipulates when headlights must be turned on
Painting the town orange and black
Wonder why the flags are at half staff?
crime and courts
New Richmond football wins Homecoming battle; St. Croix Central returns to win column
New Richmond football ready for Homecoming clash with Somerset
New Richmond runners ready to put on a show in Saturday's home invitational
New Richmond girls tennis went undefeated through MBC dual season
Somerset football team looking to keep its playoff hopes alive
Painting the town orange and black
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
WATDA Foundation donates to county fairgrounds friends
VIDEO: Heritage Weekend at the Heritage Center
The Spirit of Homecoming
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
John William Stephens, 87
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
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
October 30, 2012
Paul Ryan and Tommy Thompson visit Hudson
An effort at Republican Victory Centers throughout Wisconsin to collect food, dog food and other essential supplies for victims of Hurricane...
October 30, 2012 - 7:21pm
March 25, 2011
Economic 'dashboard' for February shows 'troubling signs'
RIVER FALLS -- Diminished sales tax revenues, lower median prices for recently-sold homes and continued employment doldrums indicate continued...
March 25, 2011 - 3:11pm
July 30, 2010
Organizations line up to express interest in NRMS building
The former New Richmond middle school building is a hot commodity. At last month's school board meeting, a representative from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College spoke to the board about using the facility. At the July 20 meeting, two representatives from the Head Start program...
July 30, 2010 - 8:00am
July 6, 2010
16-year-old dies following 4th of July automobile accident
STAR PRAIRIE -- A 16-year-old Burnsville, Minn., boy died July 4 following a single-car accident in the St. Croix County town of Star Prairie. According to the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department, Alexander Daniel Maslow was driving a 1999 Toyota Camry north on County Road CC when...
July 6, 2010 - 7:50am
June 4, 2010
Firefighter finishes 40 years of service to NRFD
For the past 40 years, Henry Schmidt has helped fight most of the fires in the area. Now Schmidt, 65, is hanging up his firefighter boots and...
June 4, 2010 - 7:18am
January 28, 2010
Lenzner, Schnitzler honored by Chamber; 3 businesses lauded
Some 200 New Richmond Chamber members and guests gathered Wednesday evening over dinner at Suzanna's Restaurant to reflect on the year past,...
January 28, 2010 - 11:00am
December 29, 2009
Woman sues, claiming sexual assault in jail
HUDSON -- A former inmate in the St. Croix County jail has filed a lawsuit against the county and its sheriff, alleging she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a jailer, who later killed himself. Jackie L. Peterson, 32, currently an inmate in the Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional...
December 29, 2009 - 5:04pm
December 11, 2009
Tax reciprocity dead until 2011; special session convenes Wednesday
Tax reciprocity dead until 2011; special session convenes Wednesday Efforts by two area legislators to restore Wisconsin's income tax reciprocity for state residents who work in Minnesota appears to be dead until new Governors are elected in both states. Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River...
December 11, 2009 - 11:55am
November 4, 2009
Disc golf course soon disappearing from Willow River State Park
The disc golf course at Willow River State Park will be removed this fall, park officials said Wednesday. The course, which has grown from nine holes to 13, was originally put in place as a pilot program. "Experience has taught us that although disc golf is a popular sport enjoyed...
November 4, 2009 - 2:55pm
September 15, 2009
Corn bin incident claims Ellsworth area farmer
ELLSWORTH -- A 75-year-old rural Ellsworth man died Monday afternoon after he became trapped inside a corn bin while it was being unloaded. The victim was identified as Patrick H. Harrington. Authorities were notified of the accident at the Patrick and Margaret Harrington farm,...
September 15, 2009 - 9:48am
August 21, 2009
Age doesn't matter: Volunteer at gift shop keeps working
Every Friday morning, Esther Betterley heads to her volunteer job at the Westfields Hospital gift shop. At 94 years of age, Betterley is the...
August 21, 2009 - 10:24am
July 30, 2009
Alaska men survive plane crash Wednesday night
Two men from Wasilla, Alaska, walked away from a small plane crash Wednesday night in the town of Clifton after their Cessna C185 experienced...
July 30, 2009 - 9:55am
May 11, 2009
UPDATE: Wisconsin H1N1 flu cases on the rise
The Wisconsin Department of Public Health released its daily update on the H1N1 novel flu outbreak. As of 4 p.m. Monday, May 11, there were 414 confirmed cases of the flu and 35 suspected cases. Three cases have been confirmed in Polk County, and one in Dunn County, but no cases...
May 11, 2009 - 4:26pm
May 4, 2009
Local woman dies in Erin Corners crash
An 81-year-old Clear Lake woman died Sunday afternoon when she pulled from a stop sign into the path of a pickup truck in the town of Erin Prairie. Eunice J. Mueller was traveling north on CTH T, about five miles north of Hammond when she stopped for the stop sign at the Erin Corners...
May 4, 2009 - 8:23am
May 1, 2009
St. Croix County phone bank established to answer flu questions
The St. Croix County Public Health Department has begun a phone bank to answer residents' questions about the H1N1 flu outbreak and related topics. If area residents have questions, they should call 715-246-8224, according to Public Health Officer Wendy Kramer. The phone bank, which...
May 1, 2009 - 3:16pm